Tuesday , 23 October 2018
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The Eye Behind the Lens

Dr Nandkumar Kamat
Photography was world’s greatest, liberating, democratic, portable invention. Greatest because the principles were simple - capture natural photons and transfer photons; Liberating because it gave humans immense freedom to travel, choose and exercise options; Democratic because it was for everybody and anybody who cared to use a camera.

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The Young Ones

Madri is one of the remote villages of Jhadol tehsil in Rajasthan’s Udaipur district comprising mostly of tribals. It has few basic amenities and even fewer services from the administration reaching it.

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Where Four Religions Met

By Anthony Kuriakose
The ancient Greek explorer Hippalus landed at this port in 100 BC after discovering the patterns of the Indian monsoon trade winds on his way from the East African coast. The Greeks, the Romans (known locally as the Yavanas) and the Jews, Arabs, etc, all have come to this place at different times in its history.

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All the PM’s Men

By Srinivasan K Rangachary
When Shyam Saran, a disgruntled insider, resigned from the post of Prime Minister’s Special Envoy on Climate Change, it brought to the front pages the power struggle within the sanctum sanctorum of the executive power in the Republic: the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO).

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Palaces of Goa

By Prajal Sakhardande
History tells us fascinating tales of kings, queens, princes, princesses and their glittering palaces, which have a mysterious charm about them a result of the history they are steeped in.
“Are there any palaces in Goa?”

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The Man who Launched a Thousand Brands

By Mário Cabral e Sá
I’m no longer in hospital as I have been for some months now in the care and most competent  hands of one of the country’s best  urologist, Dr Madhu Mohan Prabhu Desai, the consultant in GMC and one of the country’s best. I am in a new air-conditioned, spacious ward, with just 4 beds to each cubicle, and only 16 beds in all.

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Learning Process in Village Schools

By Tomazinho Cardozo
I have spent almost 34 years of my life in the field of education, first as teacher and then as  headmaster. As headmaster I have worked in five high schools, all situated in villages. It is a fact that students from well-to-do and educated families from village go to city schools.

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The Rumour Mill

By Marilia Priyanka Fernandes
The verdict is out. It is no longer restricted to the domain of bored housewives trying to kill time and entertain themselves. Whether adolescent, professional, businessman, student, employee, parent or grandparent, we are all guilty of indulging in it.

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The Silent Killer

By Dr Kasturi Desai
Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is a serious condition that affects a major population of adults. Blood pressure is the force of blood against the walls of the arteries. High blood pressure is dangerous because it makes the heart work harder to pump blood to the body and it contributes to hardening of the arteries or atherosclerosis.

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