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Jivbadada Kerkar and his Keri-Pednem Palace

By Prajal Sakhardande
Jivbadada Kerkar is a fascinating historical figure, not only in Goa history but Maratha history too. An eminent son of Goa, Jivbadada Kerkar has been immortalised in Maratha war history.

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A Need to Professionalise Tourism

By Mário Cabral e Sá
Are Goa beaches safe? How safe?  Safe from what?  From whom? Open your favourite newspapers or the one you dislike the most:  the stories are similar about beach happenings: Russian women raped, Russian child molested, Goan cabbie murdered by Russian bar owner.

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Educational Quality in Jeopardy

By Tomazinho Cardozo 
The future of man does not depend only on education but on the direction in which we take our education forward. In any illiterate society, the main concern of the authorities is to make the people literate.

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Restoring the Digestive System

By Dr Kasturi Desai
Ginger (Zingiber officinale) is one very handy household item for different common ailments. An interesting drink to restore the digestive system is ginger juice, honey and limejuice.

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Bobby’s Dime

By Thomas Pucci
As Bobby waited he looked at the beautiful flowers and even though he was a boy, he could see why mothers and girls liked flowers. The sound of the door closing as the last customer left jolted Bobby back to reality.

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Fatima Bhutto

By Khushwant Singh
“I  have been to dozens of book launches, but I have yet to see one on as grand a scale as this one,” said my daughter Mala Dayal as she came home from the launch of Fatima Bhutto’s ‘Songs of Blood and Sword’ (Penguin Viking).

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Dine at the Eiffel Tower India!

By Hector Choksi
India’s British past stands imposing in some of its most splendid buildings. But today the country is erecting a tribute to its French connection to attract tourists.

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Man of Words

What made you take up to compeering?
My father was in the Lions Club and their youth wing was called Leo. By chance or by design, I was called upon one day to compeer for an event of theirs.

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The Saviour of the Olympic Games

By Kennedy D’Silva
Juan Antonio Samaranch Torelló, (July 17, 1920 – April 21, 2010) was the most popular Spanish sports official who served as the seventh President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) from 1980 to 2001 and was later elected as IOC Honorary Life President in 2001.

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Overconfidence Fails Cryogenic Engine

By Dr Nandkumar Kamat
GSLV-D3 the geosynchronous satellite launch vehicle failed because of ISRO’s overconfidence in its quality control and validation programme. These are still to match the precise, demanding, global standards.

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