Wednesday , 19 December 2018


Riyaz, is the key to success

Renowned tabla player, Pt Ramdas Palsule was in Goa to conduct a workshop in the Goa College of Music. Of the many he has conducted, he says this workshop was left him with an entirely different experience.

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Coconut breaking tradition continues…

It’s time to test your strength. A game played in many places in Goa during the monsoons is the coconut breaking tournaments. The game has an interesting origin. “More than 100 years ago, the bhatkars owned huge coconut plantations and would often hold coconut breaking contests.

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The Celebrity in Goa

By Odette and Joe Mascarenhas
‘Amitabh Bachchan will be in South Goa and I am given to understand that he will be having lunch in that restaurant…’ was the chitchat circulating at the beauty salon, my ears tweaked.

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Pigeon Racing goes Hi-tech

By Pheroze Kharegat
To those of us, who think that the pigeon racing (kabutar bazi) ended with the era of mharajas and nawabs, there is a surprise. Pigeon racing as a hobby is doing very well and in keeping with the times has become a high tech sport.

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India’s Efforts in Achieving Education for All

By Prabhakar B Kore
I was honoured to represent my country at the General Assembly of Forum of Asia-Pacific Parliamentarians in Jakarta (Indonesia), on July 6 and 7, 2010. Formulated at the initiation of UNESCO, and also an agency of UNO, FASPPED, the forum of 16 countries from the Asia-Pacific region, is aimed at achieving education for all.

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Shattered Innocence

By Marilia Priyanka Fernandes
Your next door neighbour loves children. He’s instantly attracted to small kids. They always return with sweets or toys back home. But you notice the kids don’t seem very happy.

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