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First ever ancient Sculpture of God Indra found at Bicholim

Last year, Devidas alias Dada Sainekar, the priest of the temple of Shri Chamundeshwari in Vargao, Bicholim had informed local historians that many years ago the locals of Pilar had placed a sculpture of Shri Parshuram in the temple tank of Shri Chamundeshwari.

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Nurturing young Picassos

Once again the veranda of the Gonsalves Mansion is buzzing with life! It is fizzing with paints, colours, brushes, easels, canvases and young murmurs! Heritage Jazz in association with eminent artists, Unnati Singh and Salvador Fernandes have organised a 4-day painting workshop for underprivileged kids from the St Inez Bandh.

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Sip and Dine the Goan Way

By Odette and Joe Mascarenhas

Sip and Dine, that is what Nancy Fernandes has called her small eatery…Lourencos Sip and Dine. One can see Omar Khayyam seated with his glass of wine - ‘a glass of wine and thou art mine…’ Fanciful musings when one thinks of the fresh stock of urrack available during season or the authentic distilled feni served here.

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Home Gardening Made Simple

A home gardening workshop was recently conducted by Ms Sunita Rao, forest home gardener, Sirsi at the Earthworm Eco-store, Porvorim.

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Bringing the FIFA to Goa

BY ARTI DAS
The biggest world event, which happens once in four years, which binds all football lovers from all over the globe – yes! the FIFA World Cup 2010 - is just around the corner and the heat is on.

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Siolim gearing up for two festivals

Mapusa: June has always been a festive month for the people of Siolim. There are two great feasts celebrated in Siolim in June and this keeps the villagers in high spirits. The villagers of Siolim-Marna will be celebrating the feast of their patron saint, St Anthony on June 13. The trezenas have already begun.

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Brandon Fernandes, Ace Football Player

BY PRATIMA ACHREKAR
Brandon Fernandes, aged 14, is the first boy to be chosen from India to join the Cape United School of Excellence for professional training. Cape United is one of the world’s first independent soccer schools, located in Cape Town, South Africa. Brandon shyly faces the questions posed to him as The Navhind Times brings you more…

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Workshop for Tiatists held

Tiatr Academy of Goa (TAG) organised a special workshop exclusively for tiatrists on writing Konkani in Roman script correctly. The workshop was held on June 7 at TAG’s Conference Hall, Campal Trade Centre, Panaji. In all 42 tiatr artistes attended the workshop.

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Gadyaan Jatraa of Paingini celebrated with pomp and gaiety

By Rohit R Phalgaonkar
The tri-annual festival of Paingini in Canacona called Gadyaan Jaatraa was celebrated on June 5 with great pomp and gaiety.  In the evening the four Gade - Uday P Gado, Prashant M Gado, Kamlakar S Gado and Umesh S Gado - came along a traditional pathway from Khaavat to the temple of Shri Betaall at Paingini.

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The Local Magic

Chef Amit Bhardwaraj of Alila Diwa Goa recommends
The açaí palm is a species of palm tree cultivated for their fruit and superior hearts of palm. Its name comes from the European adaptation of the Tupian word ïwasa’i, ‘fruit that cries or expels water’. Global demand for the fruit has expanded rapidly in recent years,

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