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Autism Spectrum Disorders

By Marilia Priyanka Fernandes
Little Nishant’s mother is worried. Her child doesn’t behave like other children of his age. Even though he is three-years-old he has not yet started talking or communicating with family members. He seems aloof and detests social interaction.

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Beating the Eye Flu

By Dr Kasturi Desai
One ailment that has been in the news these days is conjunctivitis. Conjunctivitis is an inflammation of the conjunctiva, the mucous membrane that lines the eyelids and covers the white of the eyeball.

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On Sighting the Eid Moon

By Khushwant Singh
Most of my Muslim friends fasted during Ramazan and went to mosques to pray on Eid-ul Fitr than ever before. I can understand that in the rising tide of religious intolerance they wanted to assert their Islamic identity.

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Chasing the Big Five

By Meher Castelino
When you visit a place that is known for its safari splendour you have to experience it to the fullest. Our visit to South Africa had to include the Limpopo region named after the great River Limpopo where some of the best safari reserves are.

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The Under Explored Fauna of Goa

By Dr Nandkumar M Kamat
National Wildlife Week began on October 2. The week lays more stress on wild animals. Goa has two lakh students studying biology, at some level.

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The Secret Life of Vitantonio Liuzzi

Are you the kind of guy to have a ‘Plan-B’?
I think I am a ‘Plan-A,B,C… X,Y,Z’ kind of guy. I always find a quick answer to things that are happening and my decisions follow that fast road. I have definitely more than just a Plan-B.
Aside from driving a Formula One car, what is your favourite buzz?

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Staying Alive


Retired banker, Mr M Bhaskar Bhat may look like any other retired senior citizen who spends most of his time with his family playing with his grandchildren and sometimes making time for social gatherings.

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Silent Flows Saryu

By Jagdish Dwivedi

It is difficult to notice the ordinariness of daily life in Ayodhya. Ayodhya, meaning that which remains unvanquished, was ironically crushed when the last brick of the Babri Mosque fell to the ground.

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The Palace Intrigue of the Dowager Empress

By Kedar Nath Pandey

India is passing through a period of great political turbulence. As such, it is difficult to say that this is a period of transition and that India will, as in the past, soon achieve a measure of stability either as a result of the recovery of the Congress, or of a further expansion in the influence of the BJP.

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Restoring the Dignity and Humility of the Church

By Mário Cabral e Sá

Unsurprisingly, RTP, the Portuguese TV channel was the first to broadcast Pope Benedict’s apology to thousands of young victims of paedophile priests. It was a touching act of sincere recognition.

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