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A Goan Beauty

By Prajal Sakhardande
Crowned Miss Goa in 1973-74 and Miss Teen Princess World at Caracuss in Venezuela in December 1974 the Goa-based Radhika Bartakke made her entry in Hindi films with the 1978 blockbuster ‘Saajan Bina Suhagan’ as a leading lady opposite Vinod Mehra which also had a veteran star cast of Nutan,

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Governor lauds Indo-Portuguese ties

PANAJI: The Governor, Dr S S Sidhu, highlighted the fact that relations between India and Portugal were warm and cordial and that both countries had made concerted efforts to further step up the excellent ties and develop a multifaceted partnership.

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Hair Care during the Monsoon

By Dhanvanti Keshavrao
The monsoon does the maximum damage to our hair, as a result of the high humidity, especially for people with oily hair as the sweat on the scalp, makes it possible for dirt and pollutants to clog the hair. As a result, the hair loses its shine/bounce/body.

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GOA”S BEST KEPT FOOD SECRET NOSTALGIA

It’s a Nostalgic trip as one tastes food at the late legendary Fernando Costa’s place at Raia. This restaurant boasts of the ‘best kept secrets’ of Hindu and Christian Goan food.

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Through the live of Robert Schumann

On the occasion of Robert Schumann's birth bicentenary on June 8, celebrated the world over by music lovers, the Xavier Centre for Historical Research, Porvorim hosted a talk by Dr Luis Dias.

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Sustaining tradition

BY PURVI RADIA
The beautiful lush paddy fields covering large areas of the Pernem taluka never fail to catch the eye. The narrow paths and zigzag roads leading to the village of Pali through hospitable environs lead me to the house of Tilve, fondly known as Kaka Tilve.

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Empowering the Woman

By Pamela Philipose
The ministry of Women and Child Development recently presented a report entitled, ‘Gendering Human Development Indices: Recasting the Gender Development Index and Gender Empowerment Measure for Index’, which said that the Gender Empowerment Measure (GEM) for India that was 0.416 in 1996 had increased to 0.497 in 2006 and that as many as 14 states and Union Territories achieved GEM scores of above 0.485 in 2006.

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Reinventing art from the heart

PURVI RADIA
An artist hailing from Portugal, this is Patricia Geraldes’ second visit to Goa. With the support of Sunapranta, Goa Centre for Arts, Altinho, Patricia availed of the opportunity to portray her skills once again in the bountiful state of art and culture, with a residential stay of eight months in Goa.

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