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Challenges before the Goan Society

By Tomazinho Cardozo
Goa was liberated on December 19, 1961. Democracy triumphed. Democratically elected as well as undemocratically formed governments have administered this little state over the last 50 years.

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Let Healing Begin

By Dr Kasturi Desai
We are still talking about oil and we must get to know the different types of oils. The regular vegetable oils have lipids and they are the actual oils. The other type of oil is the essential oils.

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Salman Rushdie and India

By Khushwant Singh

Salman Rushdie came into my life briefly as I was advisor to Penguin-Viking (India). I was one of millions of his fans who had been bowled over by his classic novel ‘Midnight’s Children’.

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Selfless Love

By Anna A

My wife called, “How long will you be poring over that newspaper? Will you come here and make your darling daughter eat her food?”
I tossed the paper away and rushed to the scene. My only daughter, Sindu, looked frightened. Tears were welling up in her eyes. In front of her was a bowl filled to its brim with Curd Rice.

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Little smoke with No Fire

By Kamakshi S
Is it an ebook reader or is it a tablet? Marketed as a tablet, Amazon’s Kindle Fire has finally made its way into the Indian market. The tablet has been priced higher for India as compared to the $200 (approximately Rs 10,250) asking price of the US version.

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Istanbul Calling

By Shel Horowitz
Wednesday: Staying in the Elite World Hotel, lovely in every detail, Sehit Muhtar Street on top of a small hill about four blocks from Taksim Square has a sweeping panoramic view and is far taller than everything around it in this direction and almost everything visible.

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“Teaching is not only a vocation but also a profession”

Tell me a little about the books you have written.
I started off with the book ‘Spoken Konkani’ a self learning guide in the Roman script. I then went to write a book ‘Common errors by Indian students’ which was followed by the book ‘Spoken Portuguese’.

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Useful Gums from Cashew and Mango trees

By Nandkumar Kamat
Have you ever seen a “bleeding” cashew or a mango tree? People are used to such “bleeding” from drumstick trees. Now this bleeding may turn into a blessing.

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The Dairy of R V Gupta

By Derek Almeida
Who is R V Gupta? Not a mystery man or a super achiever. Gupta is a central government employee sent on deputation by the Election Commission of India to assist in the conduct of elections.

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