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Sunscreen for Summer

By Banalata Bipani

The heat is on…. And if you believe everything the ads tell you, walking out of your home without lathering yourself with sunscreen is akin to hara-kiri …..Exposure to the sun increases the production of melanin, which is the skin’s pigment and gives the skin its colour.

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Children have a fiesta with filmi fun

PANAJI: The Filmi Fun Fiestaorganised by the Entertainment Society of Goa (ESG) opened with the release of colourful balloons at the hands of the minister for Water Resources and Forests, Mr Filipe Nery Rodrigues. The event, which is the second edition to the children’s film festival aims to educate children in the art of filmmaking.

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The Less Known Side of B R Ambedkar

By R C Rajamani

It may surprise many to know that Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar, celebrated as the "Father of Indian Constitution," found economics closest to his heart and got his doctorate for a thesis on "The Problem of the Rupee". He was a Professor of Economics in Mumbai’s Sydenham College in the early 1930s.

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Lucknow: City of Nawabs and Kababs

By D P Mishra

The capital city of India’s most populous state of Uttar Pradesh, famous for its Nawabs, historical monuments, tehzeeb (etiquettes) and nafasat (delicacies), also boasts of being the birth place of good taste and cradle of refinement.

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Maharashtrian Heritage of Tamil Nadu

By Shekher Phadnis

Thanjavur, known in British days as Tanjore – is the heritage city of Tamil Nadu, 325 kilometres south of modern Chennai and is famous for its cultural treasures like the 1000 year old Brahadeeswara temple.

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When Enough is Enough

By Mário Cabral E Sá

It is a pity that the wise and humanitarian words of Justice Krishna Ayiar no longer resonate in the corridors of court rooms; "Bail and not jail should be the rule". Of course, he had a proviso for special cases, but those had to be spelt out in the order.

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The Impact of Decision on MOI

By Tomazinho Cardozo

The leaders who unsuccessfully led Bharatya Bhaso Surokxa Manch (BBSM) with the sole aim of preventing giving grants to primary schools in English medium have forecast that Indian National Congress will be politically marginalised in the state of Goa due to its decision to provide grants to primary schools in English medium also along with Konkani and Marathi.

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Envy and Compassion

By Sadhguru

Questioner: Envy and compassion seems to be such contradicting feelings and emotions. It’s easy to feel compassionate for somebody as long as they are suffering, but as soon as that turns you feel envious of that same person. What would you like to say?

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Protect Goa’s Biodiversity

By Dr Kasturi Desai

The Western Ghat is one of the hot biodiversity spots of the world. The flora is very rich and if properly maintained it can be source of income for many. What is needed is a sustainable use and development of the resources and the area. Goa with the Ayurvedic College and many upcoming pharmaceutical industries can use the raw materials from the area itself.

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Way the Wind Blows

By Khushwant Singh

The recent elections in five States deserve to be known landmark elections for many reasons. The turn-out of voters was about the largest we have known: between 75 to 86 per cent. This is a clear indication that the aam admi knows that voting is his privilege as well as his duty.

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