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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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Model Code of Conduct

By Shantaram Naik
Model Code Of Conduct For The Guidance Of The Political Parties And Candidates although a key instrument in the matter of conducting polls in India, it is, unfortunately, a shabbily drafted, vague and ambiguous piece of 'law' and, I am surprised as to how the Election Commission does not deem it necessary to enact a rational and sensible Code of Conduct.

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Follow the Herd

Our country maybe celebrated on the world stage for introducing a clan of incredible artists in various fields of liberal arts ranging from literature and music to philosophy and theatre, but humanistic disciplines that were once synonymous to those ‘great’ and ‘intellectual’ no longer seem to be a lucrative preference for the young scholars.

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The Largest Chola Era Shiva Temple Abroad

By P G K Menon
In the past thirty years, hundreds of Hindu temples have been built outside India, especially in the USA. But most of them have been of a composite of materials, mainly of local materials with stone sculptures made in India.

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The Case of the CM’s Bungalow

By Mário Cabral e Sá
Digambar Kamat’s instructions to his staff: No appointment in Panaji to anyone, whether in the office at the secretariat or at the Panaji residence till Election Day.

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Cultural Unity among Goans

By Tomazinho Cardozo
The two major communities of Goa are Hindus and Christians. Muslims also form a part of Goan society. Communal harmony among these three communities, even during the Portuguese era, was noteworthy.

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The Secrets of Oil

By Dr Kasturi Desai
This modern society has a misconception about oils. The word oil causes uneasiness in people’s minds, to them oil means cholesterol and weight gain. There is a lot of research going on in deciding the chemical compositions of oils and their effects on the human body.

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Living Well, Dying Well

By Sadhguru
The very basis of spiritual longing comes from within not because you think of God. If people think of God, they will not become spiritual, they will only think of how to live better.

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