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Kristapurana lectures on February 17

Fr (Dr) Nelson Falcao, SDB will deliver a lecture and guide a seminar on Kristapurana on February 17, at 8:30 a.m. at the Rachol Seminary; and on February 18 from 1:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. and February 19 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Goa University.

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Reliving the past

BY ARTI DAS | NT NETWORK
The latest book by photographer, Pantaleao Fernandes titled, ‘Goa Remembered’ is a visual tour of the Goa that is missing in Goa-related websites, magazines, etc. ‘The Navhind Times’ spoke to this visual writer who wants to help revive traditions through his photo documentation 

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Baby Business

“It was just a matter of timing.” This is how Paula Harrington, 37, describes her foray into starting an online kids boutique in Dubai. For many women, starting a family often means rethinking their career goals. Paula’s story is no different.

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Beautified with Dazzling Jewellery

By Banalata Bipani
Yes! The price of gold and silver has zoomed to unheard of heights. But still, although on a lesser scale, you find that you have to buy jewellery.

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Exotic Jewellery Facials

By Aroona Reejhsinghani
These days every beauty parlours and cosmetic company are advertising cosmetics and facials which contain such exotic ingredients as diamonds, pearls, gold and silver.

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Military takes control of Egypt

CAIRO: Egypt’s powerful military Thursday night said it has started taking “necessary measures to protect the nation” and support the “legitimate demands” of the people, amid reports that embattled President, Mr Hosni Mubarak may step down soon and transfer power to his deputy, Mr Omar Suleiman.

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Shaky Nepal PM names cabinet

KATHMANDU: The political crisis dogging Nepal for seven months intensified on Thursday with the new Prime Minister, Mr Jhala Nath Khanal forced to swear in a three-member cabinet as his allies, the Maoists, refused to join the government, just a week after they had helped the communist leader come to power.

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Canada’s Quebec province assembly bans kirpan

TORONTO: Canada’s French-speaking Quebec province’s legislature has unanimously voted to ban the ‘kirpan’ from assembly premises, weeks after four Sikhs were denied entry for a parliamentary hearing for refusing to surrender their ceremonial daggers.

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Committee set up to go into ISRO-Devas deal

NEW DELHI: The Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh Thursday appointed a high power committee to review various aspects and fix responsibility for lapses in the controversial deal between Antrix Corporation, Indian Space Research Organisation’s (ISRO) commercial arm, and a private company for lease of scarce S-band spectrum.

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Cabinet nod for changes in law on print media policy

NEW DELHI: A comprehensive bill to replace the age-old law relating to print media that will cover Internet edition of newspapers and include provisions on limits on foreign news content and investment was on Thursday approved by the Union cabinet.

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