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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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Shashi Tharoor

By Khushwant Singh
Now that the Shashi-Tharoor-Lalit-Modi drama is over, it’s time to draw the curtains because most of us have got bored with it. Allow me to add a few words as post-script on what I know of the man who played the stellar role in the drama.

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Your Islands in the Sun!

By Anthony Kuriakose
There are many scenic places in India that you must venture to see, as early as you can, before the 21st century ruins them, with the debris of the careless tourists viz plastic bags, plastic water bottles.

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Mapping India’s Coastal Hazard Line

By Dr Nandkumar Kamat
Sea levels rise and fall in geological history. People in Goa would not believe that the beach at Siridao was once located near the present highway or villages like Chicalim and Sancoale in Marmagoa taluka, Keri and Tuem in Pernem and Camurlim in Bardez were once submerged under water except the hilly portion.

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