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Doorway Through Time

By Shel Horowitz
A hidden jewel off the Czech Republic, known far better to Czechs than to outsiders, Litomysl takes the visitor back in time to a beautiful fairyland-not through costumed interpreters and recreated crafts, but with a thousand-year history touched by some of the brightest lights of Czech culture and history.

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Blu-ray Home Theatre

By Nachiket ‘therapist’ Mhatre
Multi-channel setups used to be the prerogative of audiophiles passionate enough to embark on the daunting task of matching speakers, subwoofers, amplifiers, and media playback devices.

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Music Runs in My Veins

Were you musically inclined from a young age? When and what made you go professional?
I have grown up in a musical environment.

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Goa’s Neglected Rice Diversity

By Nandkumar M Kamat
This is the final article in a series on Goa’s biodiversity, which had begun in May 2011. Rice is staple food of Goa and it is eaten along with curry (humon) and fish. Food security of Goa, like the rest of India, is intimately linked to rice production. Genetic and ecological security of Goa is linked to conservation of local rice diversity.

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System Cleansing

By Shantaram Naik
Although 73rd and 74th Constitutional Amendment Acts were passed during Narasimha Rao’s time, the entire idea was mooted by Rajiv Gandhi and an elaborate exercise was undertaken by him with the help of his aids.

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The Sad Saga of Roerich Treasures

By Pheroze Kharegat
When a painting by a master artist costs 30 lakhs of rupees in the market and when a nation has 900 of them, one would expect great care to be taken of these treasures.

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Of Ministers and Election Campaigns

By Mário Cabral e Sá
Everyone knows that elections are round the corner.  For Chief Ministers and Leaders of the Opposition this is the time to wag their tongue, the former to gloat over their achievements,

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Tackling Crimes

By Tomazinho Cardozo
Every generation will tell children that the law and order situation was better in the olden days. They will say that you could leave your doors unlocked, sleep with your windows open and spend life without any fear and anxiety. There was complete security.

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Kitchen Remedies for Good Health

By Dr Kasturi Desai
The Indian tradition is so rich that it prescribes a lifestyle which has place for everything that would be required to lead a happy life. If one has a good balanced diet, proper sleep, enjoys life the healthy way, wears proper clothes and of course has a peaceful inner life then he is bound to be healthy and happy.

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England in Turmoil

By Khushwant Singh
The countrywide rioting that took place in England a few days ago has shaken the government’s confidence to maintain law and order. I have faith in the British Conservative Prime Minister’s resolve to put it down with a firm hand.

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