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Chopra paa’s grand b’day

Priyanka Chopra is in Brazil hosting Fear Factor 3 but she made sure that her father Dr Ashok Chopra celebrated his birthday (August 23) in a grand manner. She’d made all the necessary arrangements before she left.

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Akki snaps at snapper

For all the convenience they offer, most celebrities would agree that cellphones are a nuisance. They have become yet another tool to invade their privacy. Even Akshay Kumar, known to be the most patient man in the industry, lost his temper at a happy snapper outside a five-star hotel on Sunday night.

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Kat doll’s world debut

So far, the Katrina Kaif doll was kept only at a Barbie museum in the US. By December, markets the world over will be flooded with these dolls.

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Love is… doing yoga together

You’ve heard of people working out together but Kareena Kapoor and Saif Ali Khan are now doing yoga together. The actress has been doing yoga with Payal Gidwani for over five years, while her beau started learning a year ago.

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Tiatr Review – BY J PPEREIRA

‘MAIM, What is this?’
Anifa Productions have released a new tiatr titled ‘Maim, What is this’, written and directed by Anil Kumar. The play depicts the selfishness and cruelty of man inflicted against woman and also highlights that sometimes the greatest enemy of woman is another woman.

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Swati Naik, Cosmo Fernandes bag Yuva Chitanya Puraskar

The third edition of the Goa Konkani Academi’s literary and service (seva) awards for the best book written by any Konkani writer in short story, essay, poetry, research, drama and children’s literature categories have been announced. These awards have been divided into two categories- Konkani Sahitya Puraskar and Konkani bhaxea Seva Puraskar.

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The unsung heroes of Ganesh celebrations

BY PURVI RADIA | NT NETWORK
The Ganesh festival is not far away and all are busy making preparations. The busiest of them all, perhaps are the artisans community who work against time to make idols and other decorative items for their customers. For many of them, it is an age old occupation.

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Fatigue Busters

By Amita Quenim
Last evening as I was driving back home tired as ever cluttered with thoughts that were far from a smile, I received a call from a friend who was in high spirits and said to me, “hi cheer up and drive straight to the coffee shop where we are all waiting for you.”

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Theatre as a subject

In a bid to boost the interest for theatre among the people, the Directorate of Art and Culture, have introduced theatre art in schools as an optional subject that carries academic grades, for students from standard eight to tenth.

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Fashion and Feminism

By Elayne Clift
“A Paris couturier desires to secure three ideal types of beautiful young American women who seriously desire careers as mannequins in our Paris atelier. Must be smart, slender, with well-shaped feet and ankles and refined of manner.” So wrote French designer Jean Patou in his 1924 ‘New York Times’ ad.

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