The Goa Konkani Academi recently hosted its - Konkani Sahitya/Bhasha-Seva Puraskar 2010(Konkani Literature/Language-Service Awards 2010) at the Kala Academy. On this occasion Ramesh Velukar (Sahitya Pratibha Puraskar-Jivan Gaurav),Read More »
BY CLARA RODRIGUES | NT NETWORK
The belief that only models or people with model-like stats can walk the ramp is being disproved with a fashion show being organised for all interested mother and their lil’ ones this Children’s Day
By Odette and Joe Mascarenhas
Weaving a sari can take anything from a few months to a few years. Now, the sari is made from various kinds of threads which the artistic weaver weaves together.
By Elayne Clift
It’s been clear from the start: Michelle and Barack Obama are a happy couple. Like no First Couple before them, they frequently reveal signs of affection and mutual respect, holding hands in public, gazing into each other’s eyes, and alluding to private jokes in public. They go on dates. They co-parent. In short, they are true partners.
By Mani Pande
The “mechanical” quality of life that industrialisation fostered was proving to be a source of dissatisfaction for many, which made it ripe for its satirization by Charlie Chaplin in his 1936 film Modern Times.
By Dhananjaya Bhat
Guru Nanak Jayanti falls on the full moon day in the month of Kartik (October – November).and this year it is on November 21, 2010. Very rarely in the history of the world, have we been able to preserve the list of all the lineal descendants of great saints and prophets.
By Prajal Sakhardande
Diwali celebrations are on! Sweets, fireworks, lights, akash-divo, pontis, phov, bhau-beej, laxmi-poojan and the works… Diwali is great fun – the celebration of life, enlightenment and light.
Our ancestors taught us to worship Mother Nature and Mother Earth and thereby express our gratitude to the various elements of nature. In the case of Diwali it is to light that we express our gratitude.
By Mário Cabral e Sá
I am glad Eduardo Faleiro was felicitated on his 70th birthday. I could not attend for reasons of health his graceful invitation to lunch at his house at Raia, his ancestral village.
By Tomazinho Cardozo
The Indian social structure is based on the caste system. These castes are fixed by birth. No one can choose the caste of his choice. It is the one permanent feature in the life of an individual. In spite of this the Indian social structure has been deeply influenced by the West.
By Gina Kolata
The new diagnostic guidelines, presented at an international Alzheimer’s meeting in Hawaii, would mean that new technology like brain scans would be used to detect the disease even before there are evident memory problems or other symptoms.