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BY ADELMO FERNANDES | NT NETWORK
President of GUJ, Mr Prakash Kamat, commissioner and secretary, Information and Publicity, Mr Narendra Kumar, GOACAN representative, Mr Roland Martins and Mr Aloke Thakore of JM Foundation seen at the Citizen Journalism Programme held at the Inspectorate of Factories and Boilers recently.

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Starry Lives, Tragic Tales

By Siraj Khan
There were four women who ruled the Hindi film industry during its golden decade - 1950-60: Geeta Bali, easily one of the most gifted actresses to grace the silver screen; Geeta Dutt, who has over 1,500 soulful songs to her credit; Madhubala, the Venus of the Indian screen; and tragedy queen, Meena Kumari.

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Sports and Pastime

Their preoccupation with sports as a profession takes them all over the world. Yet they yearn for vacations during any break they can manage in between their hectic schedules. Some mix business with pleasure while others long for a perfect holiday- away from it all.

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India’s Most Famous Sculpture

By Vinaya Kumar
The answer is that… it is the famous Didarganj Yakshi statue, kept at the Patna Museum. One catalogue describes the famous sculpture thus: “The depictions of Yakshas and Yakshis (spirits of hills and trees) are creations of the Mathura school sculpture in the 2nd century BC.

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Nehru and Goa’s Children

By Prajal Sakhardande
Today, November 14, Children’s Day, is the birthday of Pandit Nehru, India’s first prime minister. Nehru refused to use force to liberate Goa from the Portuguese. Operation Vijay, to liberate Goa, was the decision of then defence minister of India, V K Krishna Menon.

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Municipal Elections that Spoke Volumes

By Mário Cabral e Sá
I know that Manohar Parrikar’s greatest virtue is to take the rough with the smooth, not as elegantly as would be more praiseworthy with so many contretemps as he had in his personal and political life. But, that is the fuel that keeps him going.  All said and done, he always hopes for the best. 

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Regina Fernandes …The First Lady of Tiatr

By Tomazinho Cardozo
Like on any other stage, be it in our country or abroad, women stepped in theatre much later due to social compulsions. A female actor was looked down upon. It took hundreds of years, even in developed countries, for women to step into theatre.

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Stenting to Prevent Stroke

Transient ischaemic attack (TIA) is a brief interruption in the blood supply to the brain that leads to temporary neurological deficits (such as weakness, numbness, or tingling).

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Near Death Experience

By Khushwant Singh
Public around the globe, including those who have no idea where Chile is on the map of the world, identified themselves with the 33 miners buried more than 2,000 feet under the earth looking for copper and gold for over two months.

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Garhwal: Land of Gods

By Arijit Kumar
Land of Gods, as Garhwal is known as is gifted with immense natural beauty. Garhwal is smack in the middle of the Himalayas, with Himachal Pradesh in the West and North-west; Tibet in the North; the plains of Western Uttar Pradesh in the South and Kumaon in the East.

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