Tuesday , 19 March 2019


Preserve the tradition of the ghumat

The monitor lizard skin used to make the traditional Goan musical instrument, the ‘Ghumat’ should be substituted with a synthetic material. In this way, not only do we continue a rich tradition but we also do not kill any creatures. But the ghumat must never be lost. It is the symbol of the Goan essence, said member secretary, Kala Academy, Dr Pandurang Phaldesai.

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Sculpturing idols of the goddess

Troupes of sculptors from Bengal specially come down to Goa at the Kali Mandir-Vasco during the Navratri period. Apart from showcasing the intricate Bengali art, they fulfill the demands for these idols in the Goan market.  

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Winners take it all

Forcing a tie breaker and cracking April’s fools day— the day on which Apple Inc was created, team from Savoir Faire Media emerged as the quizzing champion at the National Final of Tata Crucible Business Quiz- 2010 - for corporates that was held last weekend.

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Sailing against all odds

Vice- Admiral (Retired), Mr M R Schunker is the first person in Goa to go through Minimum Invasive Knee Replacement surgery at the age of 85. As the Navhind Times finds out more about this surgery and how effective it is, we also get a glimpse into Schunker’s life as a naval officer and his interaction with the former Prime Minister of India, Indira Gandhi

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Preventing arthritis

Many consider arthritis to be a disease. Orthopaedics speaking to The Navhind Times dispels this misconception, and explains that arthritis is the nothing but the aging of joints. They further chalk out steps of how one can best deal with arthritis and more importantly how to prevent it.

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