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Sunday 27 November 2011
Nostalgia for our roots can be irresistible, especially when life's journey, however long and adventurous, is nearing its end
Friday 29 July 2011
Sonia Faleiro was simply in search of a story she could sink her teeth into. A campaigning reporter on a number of Indian newspapers, the 33-year-old from Goa adhered to one overriding credo: "To convey information about people we know nothing of." And so, when she came across a small news item about dance bars in Mumbai, dens of iniquity in which disadvantaged young women were used and abused by the city's elite, she knew that here was something worth delving into.
Sunday 03 July 2011
Beaches in the Indian state of Goa are unfit for swimming and fishing because of high levels of sewage contamination, scientists say.
Saturday 02 July 2011
A beach resort popular with British holidaymakers is unfit for swimming and fishing because of contamination by sewage water, scientists have warned.
Saturday 15 January 2011
Wednesday 05 January 2011
Saturday 11 December 2010
Saturday 11 December 2010
Reclining on a partially submerged lounger in the infinity pool, watching buffalo lazily munch through fields to each side as the Arabian Sea crashes on to a palm fringed beach beyond... it's a very different picture to the neon full-moon parties and bustling beaches of North Goa.
Wednesday 27 October 2010
It has always been recognised that because of India's intense, obsessive love of cricket – a passion that sees dusty strips of land across the country packed with children playing with homemade bats and balls – other sports have suffered. Even hockey, which once made a claim to be the country's national sport and at which India has enjoyed considerable Olympic success over the years, has never really come close.
Monday 09 August 2010
A British backpacker who was jailed in India for drugs offences has been granted approval by Indian authorities to serve the remainder of his sentence in the UK, campaigners said today.
Tuesday 03 August 2010
The mother of murdered Scarlett Keeling claimed her daughter had been fed drugs by the men accused of killing and raping her.
Monday 02 August 2010
The mother of murdered teenager Scarlett Keeling claimed today that her daughter had been fed drugs by the two men accused of killing and raping her.
Saturday 31 July 2010
The mother of the murdered British teenager Scarlett Keeling told a court yesterday how she heard the news of her daughter's death in a phone call.
Thursday 22 July 2010
Saturday 26 June 2010
Racism and xenophobic violence is flourishing in towns and villages across Britain – while inner city areas that were once hotbeds of racial violence are now more "at ease" with diversity, according to a new report.
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