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The Hindu : Columns / Harsh Mander : Barefoot – The other side of life

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February 13, 2012 at 7:30 pm

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December 12, 2010 at 8:10 pm

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How did this happen?

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Google ebook store opened earlier this week and I was checking it out today. I was surprised to see that one of the books I was looking for (Briefer History of Time by Hawking) had way more reviews in Google ebook store (291) than amazon (105). Looks like they are importing reviews from somewhere. I wonder – from where?

 

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December 11, 2010 at 6:50 pm

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Amazing sand animation

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February 23, 2010 at 9:29 pm

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Unintended consequences

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Bear kills militants in Kashmir

Unexpected benefits

Wildlife experts say the conflict in Kashmir has actually resulted in an increase in the population of bears and leopards.
Following the outbreak of the insurgency people had to hand in their weapons to police – which put a halt to poaching.

Perverse results

As a result, there has been a greater incidence of man-animal conflict, say experts.

There have been many reports of bears and leopards killing or mauling humans in different parts of the Kashmir valley in recent years.

Three years ago, residents of Mandora village near the southern town of Tral, beat a black bear to death which had strayed into the village

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November 16, 2009 at 11:18 am

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