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Artistic extension of the soul


The Art Camp, currently on at the International Centre - Goa, Dona Paula, has six artists from different cities of India painting in their inimitable style and theme.

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Staying Alive


Retired banker, Mr M Bhaskar Bhat may look like any other retired senior citizen who spends most of his time with his family playing with his grandchildren and sometimes making time for social gatherings.

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Silent Flows Saryu

By Jagdish Dwivedi

It is difficult to notice the ordinariness of daily life in Ayodhya. Ayodhya, meaning that which remains unvanquished, was ironically crushed when the last brick of the Babri Mosque fell to the ground.

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The Palace Intrigue of the Dowager Empress

By Kedar Nath Pandey

India is passing through a period of great political turbulence. As such, it is difficult to say that this is a period of transition and that India will, as in the past, soon achieve a measure of stability either as a result of the recovery of the Congress, or of a further expansion in the influence of the BJP.

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Restoring the Dignity and Humility of the Church

By Mário Cabral e Sá

Unsurprisingly, RTP, the Portuguese TV channel was the first to broadcast Pope Benedict’s apology to thousands of young victims of paedophile priests. It was a touching act of sincere recognition.

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Thorny Path to Progress

By Tomazinho Cardozo

December 1961 Goa was liberated. Democracy triumphed. Over the last 49 years, both democratically as well as ‘undemocratically’, elected governments have administered this little state. 

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The Bond Between Man and Nature

By Vinayak Khedekar

In amorous bond exists between man and his surrounding environment. Traditionally, Goan folk have involved themselves in soil, where in nature around becomes a part of their life and has enriched their culture.

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Love Decoded

By Marilia Priyanka Fernandes

Our search for love begins sometime in adolescence and ends for many during young adulthood. In our culture it means that our search ends in marriage.

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Scholar’s Ink and Martyr’s Blood

By Khushwant Singh

Sheikh Abdullah Azzam, an Islamic scholar, wrote "The life of the Muslim Ummah is solely dependant on the ink of its scholars and the blood of its martyrs."

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