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‘Gomantvibhushan’ Anil Kakodkar

By Dr Nandakumar Kamat
Having risen from humble beginnings he could be named the Barack Obama of India’s nuclear energy establishment. Padmavibhushan Dr Anil Purushottam Kakodkar, former chairman of atomic energy commission of India, identified as the world’s best nuclear reactor engineer, would be honoured on May 29 with the first Gomantvibhushan Award, Goa’s highest civil honour, at a grand public function at the Kala academy.

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Coconut Water – The Best Sports Drink

By G V Joshi
Coconut water has been a staple for tropical regions around the world for centuries. Today it is drawing the attention of athletes, sports enthusiasts, and health conscious individuals as a natural and healthy alternative to soft drinks.
Coconut water (aka coconut juice) is the clear water inside a young green coconut.

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A 315-year-old Temple for Shivaji

By Dhananjaya Bhat
Chatrapati Shivaji was the most secular of India’s Hindu Kings. He is the greatest magnet for vote catching in the state of Maharashtra. As such, few weeks before the municipal/ state wise /national elections in Maharashtra, a lot of furore is made of the novel ways of perpetuating his memory.

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Unshakable Faith

By Vinayak Khedekar
Followers of all religions believe in an almighty supernatural entity. The concept of avatar - incarnation of god is in the name of messiah, saviour, saint or prophet, coming into the everyday life of human beings.

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The Malaise of Defections

By Tomazinho Cardozo 
In a democratic form of Government the incidence of defection is not uncommon unless the citizens have developed a high degree of political and party integrity. Even in the developed country like United Kingdom men like William Gladstone, Winston Churchill, etc, had crossed the floor.

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Cures for Headaches

By Dr Kasturi Desai
To continue about headaches, one may have experienced the more complex type of headache called migraine. It is a disorder with a genetic basis. This is due to the release of a special chemical by the nerve cells.

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A Quick Story

By Elizabeth Silance Ballard
There is a story many years ago of an elementary teacher. Her name was Mrs Thompson. And as she stood in front of her 5th grade class on the very first day of school, she told the children a lie.

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