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Remembering the Father of the Nation

In honour of the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, Hamara School in collaboration with National Association for the Blind organised a programme ‘Surya’. Chief guest for the same was Shekhar Sardessai. The concert featured a variety of special performances by children across age groups who celebrated the Father of the Nation and his contributions towards creating an independent India.

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FILM REVIEW – SACHIN CHATTE

All Brawn, No Brain Film: War Cast: Hrithik Roshan, Tiger Shroff, Vani Kapoor Directed by: Siddharth Anand Duration: 2 hrs 34 mins Rating: * * War is one of those big budget action films that has big stars, big guns, fancy cars, exotic locales but all brawn and no brain. There is something about this genre of films in Hindi cinema …

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‘Great idea to have spin-off with Rajjo’

On Tuesday, Salman Khan unveiled the first teaser of Dabangg 3, thus setting the stage for Chulbul Pandey’s return in December. If the superstar’s Robin Hood-inspired cop has gained an iconic status in pop culture, Sonakshi Sinha — who plays the feisty Rajjo — has stood shoulder-to-shoulder with Khan in the past two blockbuster instalments. Such has been Rajjo’s popularity …

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Plogging for good

A number of Indians, young and old, will come together to run and clean up their surroundings as part of the India Plog Run being held in different locations across 50 Indian cities on October 2. The run is being held in honour of Gandhi Jayanti and to commemorate the fifth anniversary of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. It seeks to …

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Subodh to speak near Gandhi’s residence

On the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti, Goan artist Subodh Kerkar will be giving a talk about Gandhi and health on October 2 at Sevagram, Maharashtra. Sevagram was the place of Gandhi’s residence from 1936 till his untimely death in 1948. “Speaking at Sevagram, next to Gandhi’s cottage, Bapu Kuti, is almost like going to heaven and speaking about God,” says …

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The joys of music

In a bid to celebrate the power of music, Child’s Play Foundation hosted its anniversary monsoon concert at Institute Menezes Braganza, Panaji. The NGO led by Luis Dias works towards bringing classical music to underprivileged children in India. By doing so, their aim is to give children an opportunity to make music, learn a new skill, and lead a life …

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Marking 150 years of Gandhi, one painting at a time

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi also known as the Father of the Nation has inspired art, culture and literature around the globe like no other public figure. As the country gets ready to celebrate the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi today, let’s take a look at some ways in which artists across India have strived to immortalise and pay tribute to …

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Breaking the glass ceiling

With an aim to promote women entrepreneurship, develop networks and encourage woman to venture into the world of business, Women’s Web India hosted Breaking Barriers 2019 at 91 Springboard, Panaji. The programme began with a welcome address by co-founder, Women’s Web, Anju Jayaram who spoke about the history of Breaking Barriers from its inception in Bangalore and Mumbai to nine …

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Run for the heart

On the occasion of World Heart Day, an approximate of 550 runners took part in the World Heart Day run organised jointly by the centre for cardiovascular and thoracic sciences of the Goa Medical College (GMC) in association with the Vasco Sports Club. The participants included several heart patients, who had undergone treatment at the GMC in the recent past. …

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Bhupathi brings tennis to Goa

Danuska Da Gama | NT BUZZ Ace tennis player Mahesh Bhupathi was recently in the state to unveil the first Mahesh Bhupathi Tennis Academy in Goa that will be housed within Gera’s River of Joy exclusively for its residents. And the tennis star, who in 1997 became the first Indian to win a Grand Slam tournament, believes that while tennis …

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