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Postcards from Ladakh

This year in the month of August the whole world woke up with the shocking news of cloudburst in the scenic place of the country, Ladakh. It was rocked by the devastating mudslide that resulted in death of more than 130 people and around 600 are still missing.

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Brown Rice Wins Hands Down

By Shekher Phadnis

Taste bud ‘protest’ – the only way to describe my body’s reaction the first time we cooked brown rice at home. I at least tried it – the rest of the family looked at the brown lumps and decided I had completely lost my mind and taking this healthy alternative a bit too far.

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Heady Mix

By Odette and Joe Mascarenhas

Now there is a place in Arpora….full of ‘fusion’ surprises. Aptly named Mix Bar Grill and More, it’s a venue that creates a platform for food, dance, screening of sports events, karaoke, live acts and high spirits. Well I will give you a brief insight of the ‘happenings’, but as usual it is the ‘food’ that is of prime importance for me.

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Display of art and craft

“Dastkari Haat having exhibited in Goa is the best way to conserve and preserve the ancient art”, emphasized the speaker of the Goa Legislative assembly, Mr Pratapsing Rane, who inaugurated this exhibition, Dastkari Haat at the International Centre Goa, Dona Paula. He said tourist coming to Goa can carry one of the items from this exhibition as a souvenir.

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By Ranjana Kakodkar
I am interested in doing my MSc in environmental education through correspondence as I am working. Please suggest some good, distance education institutions recognised by Goa University. - Sylvia Pereira, Ribandar

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Reviving the bhajan tradition

As a part of the centenary year the Saraswat Vidyalaya High School Khorlim, Mapusa organised a state level Bhajan competition. In all six groups were invited for the competition.

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Pastel dreams on paper

Nilesh Bharti’s works captivate the viewers at the very first glance and then keep them mesmerized long after they have moved away from it. To experience this, do visit ‘Gallery Gitanjali’ located in the heritage precinct of Panaji - Fontainhas.

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A “Gracious” visit, all around!

If the unseasonable monsoon has not really proved to be a blessed outpouring, the sun has not provided the requisite warmth to dry the grain, and then few things go really well.

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Greed is the cause of all troubles

By WillyGoes

It is because of greed that we bring doom onto ourselves. We become selfish, deceitful and ungrateful and in the bargain break down family values, and eventually families. This was the backbone of ‘Moronn’ staged at the 36th Tiatr Competition. It was produced by Veer Hanuman Natya Mandal, Merces, and written and directed by Joaquim Dias.

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