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Beating Stress

By Dr Kasturi Desai

n the present day world, all of us right from a newborn child to the eldest member of the family experience certain amount of stress. A mother is all tensed hoping for the safe delivery of the baby. Once the baby is born, both the parents are worried about the infections around.

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A Holiday Haven

By Meher Castelino

he rise of the mercury in summer pushes people up to the hills and one of the most popular towns is Ootacumand or Udhagamandalam, Queen of the Nilgiris where the maximum temperature in May could be a salubrious 19 degrees Celsius in the morning and a delightfully cold 12 degrees Celsius in the night while the plains melt in the heat.

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Purple Rain On the Hot Seat

What is the significance behind the name Purple Rain?

When we started off, the movie, ‘Purple Rain’ had just been released and finding the name catchy we decided on christening our band by that name.

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Science at Goa University

By Dr Nandkumar Kamat

his article is dedicated to the vision and mission of the Vice Chancellor of Goa University, Prof Dilip Deobagkar who completes three years as Vice Chancellor. Under his leadership, science at Goa University is flourishing. Physics, electronics, earth sciences, chemistry, botany, zoology, marine sciences, biotechnology and microbiology -all are doing well in teaching and research.

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Are Argentina the new Brazil?

By Jonathan Stevenson

areful who you say this to in South America, but something strange seems to have happened at the start of this World Cup: Argentina have become the new Brazil.

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Mercy Petitions

By Joginder Singh
When I was in service I wanted some orders on an important file, which at least appeared important to me. I had a very good pleasant and hospitable boss, who believed more in gossiping, tossing papers up and down, and socialising rather than working.

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Chinese Women Striding Ahead

By Ma Guihua
As China steps up its pace of urbanisation, more and more women are moving into the cities to work their way up the corporate and social ladder. It’s not uncommon to see expensively dressed women, sporting a Louis Vuitton handbag in one hand and a Blackberry in the other,

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The Saga of Tagore Paintings

By Shekhar Phadnis
Much furore has been raised by Sotheby’s offering for sale 12 paintings by Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore, with a total reserve price of British pounds 250000 (Rs 18 millions). There are two reasons for this commotion.

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When I Met Mickky…

By Mário Cabral e Sá
What Mickky Pacheco does not know about women, call them ladies if you like, is not worth the bother. When years back an NRI mission headed by its commissioner officially visited Bahrain,

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