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No Tears for Osama bin Laden

By Khushwant Singh

The killing of Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad Cantonment did not bring a single tear in my eyes. In the last nine years his Al Qaeda wreaked havoc in many countries including America, England, Spain, Sudan, Afghanistan, Pakistan, India and Indonesia. Their pretext was they were serving Islam; instead they brought Islam into ill-repute and did it grave disservice.

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Ross Island: A Journey into History

By K D L Khan

All of us know that Port Blair is the capital of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. But few miles away from Port Blair is the Ross Island, which was the actual capital of these group of islands for 73 years during British times (1858- 1941) Only in 1941 when a large earthquake shook the island,

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How to Dress Classy

By Stuart Clayton

You wake up in the morning, look at your schedule for today, and realise you’ve got that interview of your life. But what’s a guy to wear? Well here is your complete guide on everything you need to know so you can turn some heads.

The Outfit

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The Neglected Mammals of Goa

By Dr Nandkumar M Kamat

This is the first part in a series of articles as a curtain raiser for the world environment day - June 5, 2011, and to focus public attention on neglected faunal creatures of Goa.

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Super Seb’ Vettel

Sebastian, having seen your race the question today must be did anything not work perfectly?

There was very little today that did not work. But I would not say that it was an easy race - especially at the beginning where you drive a bit into the blue not knowing what to expect in terms of the tyres.

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Finding life in nature

Nature and life have always been vastly intertwined. The most vibrant elements of nature – fruits, foliage, animals encircle life. There exists an undeniable harmony between nature and life depicted through the medium of artist Piety D’Silva’s (aka Pietyz) paintings. Subtle as well as vibrant colors are extensively used in his paintings.

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Museum and memories

The worldwide community of museums will celebrate International Museum Day on May 18. The theme for this year is ‘Museums and Memory’. Museums store memories and tell stories. They have numerous objects in their collections that are basic to the memory of the communities we live in.

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‘Governments can give us schemes but not water and oxygen’

PANJIM: “The government can give us schemes but not water and oxygen” stated environmentalist Mr Rajendra Kerkar at the award ceremony of Vavraddeancho Ixtt at the Black Box of Kala Academy held recently. On the occasion Vavraddeancho Ixtt- – a Konkani weekly also commemorated its 78 years of vernacular journalism.

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‘Youth need to take governance in their hands’

Dr Kiran Bedi, the first women IPS officer of the country and now a crusader against corruption, was in Goa recently for a nation wide campaign against corruption. ‘The Navhind Times’ took the opportunity to speak to her on a range of issues ranging from the drug problem to the need for jail reforms. Dr Bedi also spoke of the importance of sports for an individual’s wholesome development and chalked out ways of involving the youth in governance.

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