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Don’t be Backed Down by Allergies

By Dr Kasturi Desai
This week I propose to deal with a few ailments which most of us have experienced, and suffered. They may be irritation of the nose, a running nose, sneezing, skin eruptions and more seriously wheezing leading to asthma. Most of the time when professional physicians are contacted these symptoms are diagnosed as allergy reactions.

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Confusion Worse Confounded

By Khushwant Singh
I go through six papers every morning and read three magazines every week. The more I read about conflicting views on major issues confronting the country, the more confused I get. The first is the proposal to reserve 33 per cent seats for women in legislatures.

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The Beauty of Central Western Ghats

Dr Nandkumar Kamat
Recently I took a journey to Bangalore from Goa and back by road to attend a meeting as a non-official member of the Western Ghat expert panel appointed by the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MOEF), Government of India, under well known biologist, Prof Madhav Gadgil.

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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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