Wednesday , 22 May 2019


Onam celebrated in Bicholim


BICHOLIM: The 2-day long ‘Onam’ festival was celebrated with great fervour by about 400 Keralite families under the Kalpa cultural association. The festival was celebrated by organising various programmes at the Shri MahaMaya temple hall at Bordem Bicholim on August 28 and August 29.

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IMA Mental Arithmetic competition held

IMA organised its 7thnational competition in Chennai on August 20. A delegation of 131 students, 70 parents and 10 trainers/franchisees went from Goa.

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Expanding horizons for Goan talent


Tenets of acting remain constant irrespective of the medium – TV, theatre or films - says actor, Vipin Sharma who is in Goa to conduct a workshop on acting and script writing at the International Centre Goa, Dona Paula.

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A driving passion for extreme dancing


Abhishek Soman and Jegatha Muralidharan of team Xtremers (a dance training centre), after their colourful performance at the All India Salsa Championship 2010 (5th India International Salsa Congress) that was held in the month of August at Bangalore, where the did Goa proud by winning the first place in the semi-professional category, are now busy preparing for the All Asia Salsa Championship to be held at Hong Kong in February 2011.

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Masci’s Corner

Fit for an Emperor

Chef Pradhan of Goenchin recommends

Chinese imperial food dates back to slave society. Ever since there were emperors and palaces, there has been imperial food, which was served mainly to the emperors, their wives and concubines, and the royal families.

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The festival of India’s democracy

Casting a vote may be just a few minutes job for us but to conduct it is a Herculean task that involves planning, execution and most importantly cooperation from the people.
All this and more is being told through a photo exhibition organised by the Election Commission of India to celebrate its diamond jubilee year at the Art Gallery, Entertainment Society of Goa, Panaji.

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A poetic reflection through imagery


A creative mind who has since 1977 been a regular participant in the Kala Academy State Art Exhibition and has won the State Art Award for the 19th, 24thand 26thState Art Competition, Shridhar A Kamat Bambolkar has brought his creativity alive through graphic designs, with over 300 book covers to his credit. The well-know artiste has also directed and acted in telefilms, teleplays, documentaries and short films.

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The ancient road of Uskai

By Rohit R Phalgaonkar

In Goa there still exist many ancient routes that once linked villages. In the Bardez taluka there is a route which bears the testimony to the travelers of yore. In the tiny village of Dhupe in Uskai is an interesting road which still bears the marks made by bullock carts which passed over it eons ago.

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Secret to Healthy Hair

Olive oil is one of the most effective beauty aids for hair. Yes… the very olive oil that you may have been using in your cooking for years. Many people are aware of its curative power in terms of skin problems.

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Hospital Management

By Ranjana Kakodkar

These days, if you board a flight to India, chances are the passengers on either side of you, are not headed to see our temples or palaces, but, are travelling to undergo a complex medical procedure.

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