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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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India’s Greatest Sportsman

By Kennedy D’Silva
Grandmaster Viswanathan Anand is quite simply among the greatest sportsman India has ever produced. Anand, acclaimed as the Fastest Brain in the world, is the absolute World Champion.

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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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Chelsea says they will Dominate English Football

By Matt Barlow
Chelsea won the Barclays Premier League with an eight-goal spectacular on Sunday and warned Manchester United this was just the start of their quest to dominate English football.
Manager Carlo Ancelotti and captain John Terry vowed to bring more silverware to
Stamford Bridge, starting with the FA Cup on Saturday.

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Asian Women Filmmakers can Kick

By Swapna Majumdar
R oya is in great demand. As she braids the hair of her friend, several giggling girls stand in queue awaiting their chance to have their hair styled. However, it is not for any festivity that these girls bedeck themselves. They are preparing to play an international football match.

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Cooking Up a South Asian Success Story Online

By Kinjal Dagli-Shah
The last thing one would expect when a financial analyst and a travel agent get together is a cooking show. But that’s exactly what Hetal Jannu and Anuja Balasubramanian produced when they combined their culinary interests to launch, ‘Show Me The Curry’, an online guide to South Asian cooking.

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A Fair Verdict, And a Message to Pak

By Fazal Mehmood
The verdict in the Ajmal Kasab trial, which Special Judge M L Tahaliyani delivered in Mumbai on Monday, has two key features. It underlines the sturdy independence of our judiciary in an uncommonly sensitive and complex criminal case and testifies to the scrupulousness of judicial conduct of the trial judge.

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How the Mughals Kept Cool in Summer

By Dhananjaya Bhat
All over India for thousands of years, different civilisations of India have tried their best to alleviate the heat of the summer. But nobody succeeded as in the case of the Mughals and they had sufficient reason to be.

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What One Can Learn From Bill Gates

By Santosh R Kenkre
This article deals with those ideas of Bill Gates that are relevant to any enterprise in Goa, be it manufacturing, trading, education, profession, etc.

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