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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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The Naxal Menace

By Khushwant Singh
The recent killing of over 30 innocent passengers travelling on a private bus on Dantewada highway in Chattisgarh came as a rude reminder that we are far from suppressing the Naxalite uprising.

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Singapore on Sandals

By Vijita Fernando
Nature has been bountiful in her gifts to Singapore, the tiny island nation in the Indian Ocean. The unsurpassed greenery that provides a natural backdrop to the commercial and business sectors, the cascading floral arrangements at every intersection, the exotic bouquets of a hundred varieties of orchids - natural splendour has earned Singapore a fitting sobriquet: Garden City of Asia.

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Business Casual Dress Code for Men

By Preetam Kaushik
Many a befuddled male executive might well ask, “What is ‘business casual’?” While the term defies a formal, standard definition, here’s what it doesn’t mean – (a) the clothes one wears to lounge around the house on a weekend or extended holiday; (b) apparel fit for attending a rave or going clubbing!

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Towards Molecular Spirituality

By Dr Nandkumar Kamat
Contrary to media hype, Craig Venter did not create life in the laboratory (See all his work by visiting his institutional website http://www.jcvi.org/). After 15 years of painstaking and expensive research, he demonstrated a new gene splicing technique useful in synthetic genomics – a sub discipline of synthetic biology.

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