Monday , 20 May 2019


Revisiting the meaning of art

With the world constantly changing, the idea of what constitutes art and art practice needs to be constantly revisited, re-assessed and reoriented. With this purpose in mind, the Foundation for Indian Art and Education and Goa University began their two-day art conference on ‘Art Education in India: Challenges and Possibilities’ at Goa University, Bambolim. Read More »

Sai Paranjpye’s Film Festival from March 8

Organised by Cinephile Film Club of Entertainment Society of Goa in association with 1930 K Sera Sera, Vasco, movie director and screenplay writer, Sai Paranjpye’s Film Festival will be held from March 8 to March 10 at Entertainment Society of Goa (ESG), to mark International Women’s Day. The festival will also be held at 1930 K Sera Sera, Vasco on ... Read More »

What the Jack!

Miguel Braganza     The Food & Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO of UN) has identified the jackfruit (Artocarpus species) as a ‘Climate Smart’ crop that can adapt well to global warming and provide nutrition to people and animals. Read More »

Crescent Group branches out into Susegad brand of fragrances

Cuncolim based, Crescent Group, is exuding sweet smell. The company forayed into the air care and personal care fragrance segment and launched brand Susegad – The fragrance of Goa.  The Susegad range includes perfumes, attars, air fresheners, fragrance oils, diffusers and candles. It will be sold through two exclusive retail outlets, in Margao and Cuncolim. Read More »

Target of one crore houses under PMAY scheme

Over 15 percent of the 54.95 lakh houses sanctioned in last three years under the centre’s flagship Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) have been completed, according to data provided by the Housing and Urban Affairs (HUA) ministry. Read More »

Tangentia going great guns

Porvorim based, Tangentia is on the roll. The IT company looks ready to break into the Indian big league after taking a bite of the international market, discovers Shoma Patnaik  Read More »

War and conflict is also about economics

By Dr DM Deshpande* After inching very close to war, India and Pakistan seem to have taken a breather. No one really wants a war yet we have fallen headlong in to wars several times since independence. Similarly everyone knows the fall outs of a prolonged war in terms of lives lost, Read More »

Apache RTR 160 ABS launched

TVS Motors recently launched the Apache RTR 160 ABS model. The model is at starting price of Rs 84,710, ex-showroom (Delhi). The motorcycle uses a single-channel ABS system as standard, with prices hiked by Rs 6,000 compared to the non-ABS variant. Read More »

Idea of investing in equity strong in Goa, says Kotak MF, sales head

Manish Mehta, national head, sales and marketing, Kotak Mahindra Asset Management Company, Mumbai, was recently in Goa to meet distribution partners. In the interview with Shoma Patnaik, he talks on demand for mutual fund products in Goa, the industry outlook in 2019. Read More »