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Pigeon Racing goes Hi-tech

By Pheroze Kharegat
To those of us, who think that the pigeon racing (kabutar bazi) ended with the era of mharajas and nawabs, there is a surprise. Pigeon racing as a hobby is doing very well and in keeping with the times has become a high tech sport.

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India’s Efforts in Achieving Education for All

By Prabhakar B Kore
I was honoured to represent my country at the General Assembly of Forum of Asia-Pacific Parliamentarians in Jakarta (Indonesia), on July 6 and 7, 2010. Formulated at the initiation of UNESCO, and also an agency of UNO, FASPPED, the forum of 16 countries from the Asia-Pacific region, is aimed at achieving education for all.

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Shattered Innocence

By Marilia Priyanka Fernandes
Your next door neighbour loves children. He’s instantly attracted to small kids. They always return with sweets or toys back home. But you notice the kids don’t seem very happy.

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Brother, Not This Way

By Khushwant Singh
The breakdown of Indo-Pak talks between foreign ministers of the two countries has caused deep disappointment to those who had hoped that long lost, we would reduce the trust deficit by persuading Pakistan to own up responsibility for the mayhem in Mumbai two years ago.

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Jog Falls: Miracle of Nature

The Jog falls also known as “jogada gundi” is one of the highest waterfalls in Asia. Jog falls is nestled in the Western Ghats. The drive up the hill is glorious giving a bird’s eye view of the fertile and magical Western Ghats. It is located in the Shimoga District, of Karnataka. It is set in the wild and unspoilt surroundings.

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Saving Goa’s Elasmobranchii Species

By Dr Nandkumar Kamat
Are Goans prepared to give up their favourite- “mori xacuti” (shark masala) and “mori ambot tik” (sour and pungent shark recipe)? It is possible if they have already given up ‘jumping chicken’ - fried frog legs - and turtle eggs omelettes. Considering their growing consumption, saving sharks is more important than saving frogs and turtles.

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