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Dare to Bare

By Aroona Reejhsinghani

Today with sleeveless dresses and spaghetti tops being the in-thing nobody wants to have dark underarms. Excessive use of hair removing creams is the main culprit that darkens the underarms. The chemicals present in these creams results in the discolouration of the skin under the arms, therefore never use creams or lotions designed for removing hair in the arm pits.

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Kamat and Bhave win KA Sahitya Puraskar Award

Two eminent poets Paresh Narendra Kamat and Radha Bhave were awarded the Kala Academy Sahitya Puraskar at the hands of professor, Department of Journalism and Communication, University of Pune, Dr Aroon Tikekar. In addition, they were also honoured with a certificate and prize money of `25,000. The event was held at the Black Box, Kala Academy.

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Dalgado Puroskar Announced

Dalgado Konknni Akademi has announced its annual awards to personalities who have contributed to the development of Konknni in Roman script. Fr Manuel Gomes, who has 15 books to his credit, will be honoured with the Dalgado Literary Award 2010 for his lifetime contribution to Konknni literature in Roman script.

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Taking Stock, Arguing for Ambition

By Palash Krishna Mehrotra
As a boy growing up in Allahabad, I was singularly unambitious. This must have given my hardworking parents some cause for worry. To their credit though, even if they had their worries, they didn’t let on much.

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Medium of Instruction: The Middle Path

By Adv Jos Peter D’souza
I am all for the kids learning English. I agree with you parents who are determined that their child should know English by the time he is out in the world looking for a job which demands a command of this language.

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The Many Ramayanas

By Dhananjaya Bhat
Every year learned scholars discuss Ramayana in the International Ramayana festival and according to this organisation there are nothing less than 300 versions of the Ramayanas prevalent in South East Asia. These versions range from Jain, Buddhist and even Islamic interpretations of the story of Rama to Mynamarese, Laotian, Cambodian, Indonesian, Malaysian variations.

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That’s the Way the Cookie Crumbles

By Mário Cabral e Sá
There are two citizens campaigning for a clean public life at two different levels: The Union of India and the state of Goa.  One is Anna Hazare, the epitome of honesty, respected by all and sundry, from the man-in-the-street to ace lawyer Harish Salve, to Amir Khan, the Bollywood superstar.

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Pre-monsoon Preparations

By Vinayak Khedekar
Food being a vital aspect of living, maintaining an uninterrupted food supply for the family was the main responsibility of the head of the house and the housewife. Arranging for the provision of food items, especially prior to the arrival of the monsoon and the requisite preservation of the food stuff was a very important aspect.

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Stay Cool This Summer

By Dr Kasturi Desai
In the Indian calendar, the twelve months of the year are divided into sis rutus or seasons. Some start the months with Chaitra - Vaishakh others in the country start from Vaishakh- Jaishtha.

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Identity

By S Kamat
Numbers in the tens as they said but would go up because there were some caught in the burning houses and others seriously injured because of stabbing. These were admitted to the district hospital.

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