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August 15, 1947: How Portuguese Goa marked India’s Independence Day

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August 15, 1947: How Portuguese Goa marked India’s Independence Day

The Portuguese government had permitted the hoisting of the Indian flag as long as the Portuguese flag was also full mast.

Travel: 75th anniversary of Hiroshima bombing

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Travel: 75th anniversary of Hiroshima bombing

This August 6 marks the 75th anniversary of Hiroshima’s bombing.

Lockdown Lust: 65% surge in sale of adult sex products

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Lockdown Lust: 65% surge in sale of adult sex products

India’s appetite for sex toys spiked significantly during the coronavirus lockdown, according to the fourth edition of India Uncovered: Insightful Analysis of Sex Products’ Trends in India.

Q&A: Speed Cuber Feliks Zemdegs on breaking 100 world records, success mantras and more

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Q&A: Speed Cuber Feliks Zemdegs on breaking 100 world records, success mantras and more

Netflix documentary The Speed Cubers featuring Feliks Zemdegs will premiere on July 29, 2020

Turning insects into energy bars: Biblical protein and the man who owns the world’s first grasshopper farm

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Turning insects into energy bars: Biblical protein and the man who owns the world’s first grasshopper farm

Within three months of its launch, Hargol’s Biblical Protein locust-bars are swarming in Israel and the United States, the first importing country.

Nelson Mandela Day: A virtual footprint of Madiba in South Africa

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Nelson Mandela Day: A virtual footprint of Madiba in South Africa

July 18 is International Nelson Mandela Day. On this day, let’s find his footprints virtually.

Interview: Techstars Bangalore boss speaks on handpicking 10 start-ups for $120,000 investment each

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Interview: Techstars Bangalore boss speaks on handpicking 10 start-ups for $120,000 investment each

Founded in 2006 in Colorado, the parent Techstars has so far invested in 2,200 companies including 50 Indian firms. Last year, more than 750 start-ups from 33 countries applied for Techstars Bangalore’s 10 coveted front row seats.

Six chefs on Goa’s favourite monsoon must-haves

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Six chefs on Goa’s favourite monsoon must-haves

Digging mud for eels, marshes for fungi, rummaging earthen pots for cured fish and walking in the woods for wild leafy greens — during monsoon, Goa acquires a distinct tang.

This Bangalore-based flower-delivery start-up is enjoying the fragrance of success

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This Bangalore-based flower-delivery start-up is enjoying the fragrance of success

RoseBazaar’s business module found an angel investor in Techstars Bangalore that has invested $120,000 in Yeshoda and Rhea’s flower dreams.

Experience a virtual wildlife safari from the comfort of your couch

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Experience a virtual wildlife safari from the comfort of your couch

For months now, no one is wandering. The thrill of a midnight safari seems like forgotten dreams. Thankfully, technology has stepped in as our travel partner.

Lest we forget: Movies and music that keep the memories of 1962 India-China war heroes alive

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Lest we forget: Movies and music that keep the memories of 1962 India-China war heroes alive

While the soldiers braved the guns, poets wrote anthems of resistance and filmmakers drafted stories of courage on their writing desks.

Six tourist hubs that are almost paying you to travel

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Six tourist hubs that are almost paying you to travel

The travel future looks bleak and cities and countries are aggressively announcing sops for the return of footfalls.

Devil or dinner? Let’s hear it from the locust chef

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Devil or dinner? Let’s hear it from the locust chef

No one serves the two-gram insect better than Chef Moshe Basson, owner of The Eucalyptus restaurant in Jerusalem.

120 years of psychoanalysis: On Freud’s footsteps in Vienna

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120 years of psychoanalysis: On Freud’s footsteps in Vienna

It was in Vienna that Freud saw the famous dream that prompted his seminal work 'Interpretation of Dreams' and altered the understanding of the human mind, its unconscious abyss and its sexual proclivities.

Beat lockdown blues: Set 8 pm reminder for RekhtaLive music and poetry

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Beat lockdown blues: Set 8 pm reminder for RekhtaLive music and poetry

A virtual mehfil that is broadcast live across Rekhta’s social media channels helps viewers across five continents beat their quarantine blues.

From astronomy to Maypole dance -- why May 1 is not all about International Workers’ Day

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From astronomy to Maypole dance -- why May 1 is not all about International Workers’ Day

For the romantics, May 1 was the day of expressing love; for beekeepers, the day they moved bees; for farmers, the day they planted turnips. May 1 is International Workers’ Day - an official holiday in 66 countries and unofficially celebrated in many more.

Coronavirus effect: A look at the joys and creativity of being isolated

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Coronavirus effect: A look at the joys and creativity of being isolated

Isolation is the new life mood and solitude the new social expression.

The doctor who started the ‘Wash Your Hands’ revolution

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The doctor who started the ‘Wash Your Hands’ revolution

Hand-wash is the new chorus but did you know that the theory of hand hygiene arose in Vienna?

Bhutan: Finding happiness in a happy country

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Bhutan: Finding happiness in a happy country

In this age of despair, let’s find happiness in Bhutan, the only country that measures its Gross Domestic Product in Gross National Happiness.

Coronavirus concerns: What to know if you're planning to travel

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Coronavirus concerns: What to know if you're planning to travel

If your trip is unavoidable, pay heed to risk-rating advisories, check with your insurance company and airlines, and find out about visa restrictions.

Travel: Jerusalem’s Holocaust History Museum — a peek into a dark past

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Travel: Jerusalem’s Holocaust History Museum — a peek into a dark past

Yad Vashem’s Archives, the largest and most comprehensive repository of its kind, contain 179 million pages of Holocaust documentation.

Women’s T20 World Cup: A walk through the International Cricket Hall of Fame in Australia

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Women’s T20 World Cup: A walk through the International Cricket Hall of Fame in Australia

There is no better place to know all about cricket than the Bradman Museum and International Cricket Hall of Fame housed in the rural town of Bowral in New South Wales.

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