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Gandhis and Bachchans will the friendship be revived

By Ambikanand Sahay
The sea-link connecting Bandra and Worli has been completed, but the gulf between the Nehru-Gandhi and Bachchan families keeps on getting widened. Why? Nobody knows for sure. For record’s sake, Congressmen say that they don’t want to have any relationship with Amitabh Bachchan, who happens to be the brand ambassador of Narendra Modi’s Gujarat. Alright. But why penalise his son, Abhishek, who too finds himself at the receiving end.

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The Story of Sharda Savaikar

By Prajal Sakhardande
As the soldier of freedom against colonialism completed 75 years of her chequered life on March 30, her story needs to be told to the present generation. Ms Sharda Savaikar’s is a story of selfless sacrifices, of a jail term for a crime she never committed, but, yes, a heart burning with intense patriotic fervour.

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Special Status for Goa

By Mário Cabral e Sá 
The Goa Rajya Sabha MP, Mr Shantaram Naik has an undeniable virture: loyalty to the Congress whatever its fortunes or misfortunes, a rare virtue in this era of chameleon politicians, who survive on their mimetism. Tell me how many politicians are in power and I will tell you that Mr Shantaram Naik is the only one who has never switched his political loyalties. 

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The Rich – Poor Divide

By Tomazinho Cardozo
Mankind has always discriminated. History is a witness to the fact that man has harassed woman, whites have hated blacks, higher castes have humiliated the lower castes, the rich controlled the poor, so on and so forth. Although all are the creations of God yet discrimination persists.

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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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Binsar A ‘Top of the World’ Feeling!

By Sudhir
Binsar was recommended to me as a beautiful destination by one of my dear friends who had been there...and done that!! And that is such an understatement...Binsar is more beautiful than you can ever imagine!

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‘I am keen on starting a music society’

* What level of music have you reached and how long did it take you to reach there?
I have been performing standard repertoire such as Villa Lobos, Albeniz, Barrios and Bach since at least 15 years now.

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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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