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The Third Post-Liberation Era

Our CM will do well to remember the words of Alain Chartier: "Nothing is more dangerous than an idea when it is the only one you have"

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The Verdict is out…

Manohar Parrikar, I keep saying, is an excellent administrator. But I am surprised that he suddenly turned populist and promised to abolish the VAT on petroleum products. If I were him, I would stay away from tall promises. As a BJP CM and, most probably, the State’s Finance Minister, he cannot afford to forget that he has to deal with an antagonistic Congress-led UPA government at the Centre

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Goa Elections 2012: Verdict for Change

By Tomazinho Cardozo

At last, after a very long time, Goans have giving a verdict decisively in favour of a single party rule in Goa. Previously Goa was ruled by coalition governments, which meant umpteen compromises and a resultant decline in effective governance.

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Playing the Game of Life

By Sadhguru

As children, we played a game simply because we enjoyed it. Slowly, sport has evolved into an investment opportunity. Take the Cricket World Cup for example.

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Herbs for Health

By Dr Kasturi Desai

Herbs not only heal us but they can help us live a healthy happy life. One need not be under the impression that to make herbs a part of life one must restrain from enjoying other food from the animal world or keep away from eating outside food.

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Remembering Kamila Tyabji

By Danish Khan

In the late 1940s, an Indian woman was making her mark in the courtrooms of London. Kamila Tyabji’s Oxford education and crisp saris sought to break the stereotype of Indian women. She was also the first woman to practise in the Privy Council Chamber.

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Hyderabad City of Pearls

By Meher Castelino

Hyderabad is a city of culture, art, cuisine and sights and I never tire of any of these things whenever I visit the city. First let’s take the historic sites. You cannot miss the Charminar since it is the symbol of Hyderabad. The area around it is a shopper’s paradise. Built in 1591 it was a structure thanking god for ending the plague.

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The Safari Jacket

By Ben Jones

Historically, safari jackets represented the central item of the traditional British military tropical uniform, worn by soldiers in the African bush. The jackets inherently contained four or more expandable pockets, an attached waist belt and epaulettes.

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National Seminar on New Vistas in Plant Sciences

By Nandkumar M Kamat

Plants are saviours of humanity. Plants accompany us from birth till death. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), about eighty per cent of the world population relies on traditional medicines, largely plant based, for their primary healthcare needs.

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A March Funeral

By Derek Almeida

 An air of disbelief hung heavily in the house. The men in black suits who had gathered in the hall stared at the ground while others lined up to pay their last respects to the departed soul. Everybody spoke in whispers, expect for two drunks who competed with each other at reciting prayers.

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