Thursday , 13 December 2018


Masci’s Corner

Tangy and spicy-Ambot-tik

Ovita of Avanti recommends….

The Tamarind (Tamarindus indica) (from the Arabic: tamar hindi = Indian date) is used in many of our local preparations to give it the tangy flavor.

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Vikramaditya Motwane’s Udaan is about a tedious relation between a father and his son.
The character of Rohan (played by Rajat Barmecha) wants to grow up and become a writer. However, his dad (played by Ronit Roy) wants him to become an engineer.

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Sammir Dattani is a die-hard romantic, much like Raj, the character he plays in today’s big release, I Hate Luv Storys. And like Raj, the actor, too, has found love in his girlfriend of two years: Ritika Jolly, an aspiring writer with a corporate background.

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Pluses and Minuses of NREGA

National Rural Employment Guarantee Programme (NREGA) has been in operation for over four years and is being implemented in all the districts of the country. NREGA has turned out to be one of the most fascinating schemes launched by the State, generating lots of expectations because of the success story it has turned out to be.

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Bollywood Aliens

Rachel Shelley, a British television actress, portrayed Elizabeth Russell in Ashutosh Gowarikar’s Lagaan. Paul Blackthorne played her villainous and racist brother Captain Andrew Russell. Having spent his early childhood on British Military bases in both England and Germany Blackthorne’s performance was brilliant, and his painstaking training in Hindi for six months paid off. But it did nothing to fetch him more roles in Hindi films.

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Thibaw Palace

By K D L Khan
The year 2010 marks the one hundredth anniversary of the construction of the famous edifice known as the Thibaw Palace at Ratnagiri, 225 kilometres from Mumbai.

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Giving Goan Economy a Boost

By Mário Cabral e Sá
It is a very delicate juncture of time, when the world’s engines of growth are just about emerging out of recession. We have witnessed an almost unprecedented global economic meltdown which had taken the proportion of a crisis. 

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The Menace of Naxalism

By Tomazinho Cardozo
Naxal violence is on the rise. During the last few months hundreds of security personnel have been killed. Earlier only the security forces were targets but now civilians are not spared too. Numerous innocent citizens are killed by the Naxals in cold blood.

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