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Antique Paintings of the “Last Supper”

By Hector Choksi

he portrayal of the "Last Supper", when just prior to Easter, Jesus Christ took food for the last time with his twelve disciples, is as important in Christian iconography as the scene of Nativity is for Christmas.

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Government for Politicians

By Dharmendra Nath (IAS (Retd)

re politicians a class apart? A Laxman cartoon shows a man sitting in luxurious surroundings. He says to his visitor ‘You are telling me about the difficulty of living.

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Goan Holi Traditions

By Vinayak Khedekar

oli forms an essential part of the Shigmo festival either on day of the full moon or any other day of Falgun. The day and time is scheduled, as the tradition of village would dictate.

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“Via Dolorosa” – A Great Effort

By Tomazinho Cardozo

he mega Passion play – Via Dolorosa – produced, directed and performed by the parishioners of Santa Cruz was indeed a satisfying experience and people enjoyed every bit of the 3-hour presentation.

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Natural Treatments for Arthritis Patients

By Dr Kasturi Desai

nother common disease where the patient experiences pain is arthritis. There are over 100 different forms of arthritis. However, the most common form is osteoarthritis, which is a result of trauma to the joint, infection of the joint, or age. It is caused by the breakdown and eventual loss of the protein substance that protects between the bones of the joints.

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Sterkfontein Caves

By Meher Castelino

ust as we have the Ajanta and Ellora caves in Aurangabad which tell the history of India in the most beautiful frescos, there are many caves around the world which have documented the past and are a treasure to behold.

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Menace of Age Fraud

By Kennedy D’Silva

t a time when the Sports Ministry has been giving due impetus to organising major sports events and increasing the budgetary provisions it also reported some measures it had taken up in the year, important among them being efforts to prevent age frauds, strengthening of anti-doping mechanism and increasing accountability of national federations.

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Challenges of E-waste Management

By Dr Nandkumar Kamat

lectronic Waste (e-Waste) comprises of waste electronic/electrical goods which are not fit for their originally intended use. These include items such as computers, cellular phones, stereos, refrigerators, air conditioners, other consumer durables, etc. Every year there are 2 million e-waste items.

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