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The Blind Superhero of Indian Chess

By Malay Desai
Last week, the Hollywood film ‘The Avengers’ reiterated our notions of superheroes being incredibly bulky, wielding extraordinary powers and looking every bit smashing.

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God’s Own Number – Seven

By J M Ovelil
After their usual evening walk, the three senior citizens, Tony, Melchi and Abe, reached the courtyard of the good old chapel and took their seats in the portico.

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Delhi’s Wonders

By Meher Castelino
What should a tourist see in Delhi? The answer is everything, if possible, but there is so much to see and do in Delhi it is difficult to figure out where to start.

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How Sea Levels have Influenced Goa

By Nandkumar M Kamat
With the ‘supermoon’ due on May 5 there was a slight but noticeable upsurge in tidal amplitude on May 3. Supermoons or events when the moon is at perigee, closer to the earth are not so rare.

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If you are going on a holiday, then…

By Derek Almeida
The month of May is the time for holidays. I know the economy is not doing very well and everybody is having second thoughts about splurging on even a weekend trip. But there are some who will sacrifice their chicken dhaiwalla and garlic butter naans to go on a trip anywhere, even a spice farm.

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Remembering H G Alvares: Mar Julius

By Dr Pratima P Kamat
On account of his deep-seated interest in the amelioration of the conditions of the poor and the downtrodden, his consequent intolerance of the oppressive and corrupt colonial administration of the day,

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Central Library: Fond Recollections

By Maria de Lourdes Bravo da Costa Rodrigues
There are some institutions that become part and parcel of people’s lives, and remain as a symbol of activity for generations in the past, present and future.

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Wait and Watch

By Mário Cabral e Sá
I happen to be writing on my father’s birthday. He was the antithesis of my mother. Theirs certainly was not a love marriage. Eighteen years apart, he was an outgoing man.

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