In a graphic: How Goa’s politics could take a turn because of five new politicians

Since joining the Trinamool Congress (TMC) on October 29, tennis icon Leander Paes has become the party’s face in Goa, doing rounds of the state and meeting with citizens across the social spectrum. In these meetings, he frequently highlights his Goan roots, insisting he is a son-of-the-soil who might have been away from the state, but not from its culture. His father, Vece Paes, is from Assolna in Velim constituency, a Congress bastion till 2017. Paes has been focusing on the issues like unemployment, women’s safety and mining. He has…

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‘I was a little homesick’: Prince Harry’s girlfriend Meghan Markle chose acting over a foreign service career because she wanted to stay in LA… as she spends time with the royal in London

Prince Harry’s girlfriend Meghan Markle chose acting over a promising career in foreign service because she was homesick for her native Los Angeles. The 35-year-old Suits star made the confession in an essay for a new book titled The Game Changers, which asked 40 famous women to reveal their ‘success secrets’. Meghan’s contribution was written just two weeks before her relationship with the popular royal was made public. ‘I was a little homesick’: In an essay, Prince Harry’s girlfriend Meghan Markle revealed she chose acting over a foreign service career because…

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People Are Living in Indoor Boxes Now in San Francisco, Because the Rent Is Too High

OK, fine, it’s just one person, but isn’t that still too many? Freelance illustrator Peter Berkowitz currently lives in an 8-foot-long, 4.5-foot-high wooden box in his friends’ living room. He tells The Washington Post that his decision to construct and move into the box wasn’t “fueled by poverty,” but rather the desire to achieve “some kind of middle ground between having a bedroom and sleeping on a couch.” (Photo Credit: Michael Hirsch/Unsplash) Berkowitz, who is 25 years old and has had work featured in The New Yorker, pays $400 a…

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