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The march to Pandharpur

By RAMESH SAVAIKAR | NT NETWORK
BICHOLIM:  The ‘Ekadashi’  (11th day of the first fortnight ) in the Hindu months of Ashadh and Kartik fall two famous Hindu festivals of the Lord Vithal and Rakhumai, celebrated on a large scale in Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Kerala.

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Ratha Yatra to proceed from Miramar Circle

The city will witness the annual Ratha Yatra, the chariot procession of Lord Jagannath or the Lord of the Universe, on July 13, at 2 p.m. from Miramar Circle to the ferry point, in the presence of the Chief Minister, Mr Digambar Kamat. 

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Male Models–Hot, Haute…Poor

By Antony Kuriakose
They have the sex appeal, the look, the broad shoulders, the six-pack abs and the tanned body, but very few have the luck of star actor John Abraham, who began his career as a media planner in an ad agency. One day a model ditched a shoot and Abraham’s boss suggested he fill in. One thing lead to another and John Abraham has not looked back since. 

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In memory of a legendary poet

B B Borkar’s poems still makes us feel his presence. To mark Bakibab Borkar’s birth centenary year, the Department of Art and Culture in association with Kala Academy-Goa, Institute Menezes Braganza and the B B Borkar Birth Centenary Committee organised a poetry recital of B B Borkar’s poems to commemorate the poet’s death anniversary.

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For the Love of Virtual Games

By Ranjana Kakodkar
Ludo, Snakes and Ladders, Monopoly and Scrabble; these are the quaint and charming games so many amongst us, grew up playing many a rainy evening: fortified with plates of chips and accompanied by shrieks of delight at outwitting our opponents.

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Blind with Camera brings in Insightful vision

Blind with Camera (a project of the Beyond Sight Foundation, Mumbai) will be in Goa on July 10 and 11 to conduct a photography workshop in coordination with NAB (National Association for the Blind) supported by Heritage Jazz with the visually impaired people from Goa.

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Wrapped up Secrets

By Odette and Joe Mascarenhas
It has been four years since we wrote about this place, down in the valley of Sangolda, off the busy road, wrapped in silence and tranquillity. Now that was yours truly waxing poetic, but this is what the place does to you. You are at peace with yourself even with a crabby better half.

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MORI’S STUCK STORY

Barbara Mori’s Spanish flick La mujer de mi hermano (My Brother’s Wife) was to have an Indian release (a dubbed version in Hindi) in June, a month after the release of Kites. With Kites failing miserably at the B-O, the film’s release has now been indefinitely delayed.

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My man should do girlie things!

Many of Ameesha Patel’s closest buddies are male. “So the guy in my life should be able to handle that and accept their presence and friendship for what it is,” says the actress who is the cover girl for the latest issue of The Man.

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