Gathering wild edible plants is an important subsistence activity for the (Jarawa) women. The major edible plant resources are wild tubers, seeds of various plants and various seasonal fruits... The tubers are eaten after boiling or baking.Read More »
By Meher Castelino
Tolentino is one of the most beautiful towns of Italy that I have visited. Its history dates back to 4 BC and the many sites that reveal the region’s past are a joy to behold. Walking though Tolentino is the best way to see the town and its old world charm and architecture gave us a lesson in Italian history.
By Dr Nandkumar Kamat
Knowledge is power and democratisation of knowledge means the ultimate power. That’s why governments get worked up with Google Earth (GE). It makes you a vigilant citizen. You get hard evidence pictured from space - and these images never lie. It is evidence admissible in courts. Google Earth in a corrupt country like India is a democratic force multiplier. Combined with the power of RTI, Google Earth can force good governance.
Film: Grown Ups, Cast: Adam Sandler, Salam Hayek, Rob Schneider, Directed by: Dennis Dugan, Duration: 105 minutes, Rating: * * *Read More »
Skating On Thin Ice
Film: Lafangey Parindey, Cast: Neil Nitin Mukesh, Deepika Padukone, Directed by: Pradeep Sarkar, Duration: 126 minutes, Rating: * *
A three day workshop on intuitive art was held at Sunaparanta Goa Centre for the Arts, Altinho, Panaji, recently. Artist Deviprasad C Rao held an interactive session with participants whose works were displayed on a wall.Read More »
As a tribute to its founder Mr Vishwasrao Chowgule, the August 25 will be celebrated as Founder’s Day at Smt Parvatibai Chowgule College of Arts and Science starting this year onwards. The birth anniversary of the visionary leader, Founder’s Day aims to instill a higher vision of excellence in its students and staff.Read More »
he visually impaired children of the National Association for the blind, St Cruz, recently got involved in a very creative activity that was produced through special photography.Read More »
The Sahitya Akademi recently announced two Bhasha Sammans to the writers and scholars for their contribution in the filed of classical and medieval literature.Read More »
Are you one of those who believe in exploring the life of slimy creatures? Then you should be a member of Herpactive group that is aiming to create awareness about and instill appreciation for Herpetofauna (reptiles and amphibians) of Goa in particular and the country in general.Read More »