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Sex, lies and Goa’s massage parlours (Feature)

Mapusa (Goa), April 23: What V.

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Egypt looks to army again for salvation

Cairo, April 20: Weary of a political turmoil that never seems to end, Egyptians are now again awaiting with anticipation the election of a new president next month following the ouster of Mohamed Morsi, the first democratically elected president of the country, in July last year.

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This near and yet so far: India/Pakistan travelogues by Indians/Pakistanis (Column: Bookends)

A colleague recently visited Lahore to cover a fashion show.

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English as she is spoke (Column: Soliloquy)

What’s “puncher” got to do with “shock observer”?

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The stupidest questions officials ever asked (The Funny Side)

Be warned! As soon as you become any sort of “official”, something weird happens to your brain, forcing you to fire bizarre questions at innocent people.

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Bangladesh celebrates Bengali New Year

Dhaka, April 14: Bangladesh celebrated Bengali New Year on Monday by combining traditional and modern practices.

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Plane hits fish in mid-air, as oddity factor rises (The Funny Side)

All pilots know that one of the riskiest parts of a flight is take-off, since that is when an aircraft is most at risk of being in a mid-air collision with a fish.

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10 jobs which involve no actual work (The Funny Side)

Music lovers paid a small fortune to a rock singer Ted Nugent NOT to sing at their local festival the other day.

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The wisdom of being really stupid works for me (The Funny Side)

These days, people overthink every decision they make.

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