Thursday , 17 January 2019


From traders to settlers How the Gujaratis found home in Goa

Janice Savina Rodrigues |NT Network  The Gujarati speaking community has had a long tryst with Goa traversing through the times of the Adil Shah, the Portuguese and post colonialism. NT Network gives its readers a glimpse into the life of the community Please like & share: Read More »

The Dawoodi Bohras and the Khoja community generally speak Gujarati language and have a long legacy behind them. Both are rather tightly knit communities, who enjoy keeping to their affairs private, though we got to speak to a Dawoodi Bohra, Zehra Chhapiwala, a researcher who currently works with the Goa State Department of Archaeology.The Gujarati speaking Muslims The Dawoodi Bohras ... Read More »

Karan Thapar It’s 2019 and we’re still at that point where we can hope the new year will be better than the one that’s ended. In a couple of weeks, however, such hopes will prove forlorn, reality will set in and our expectations flounder. But, today, let me answer a question I was asked on New Year’s Eve: What are ... Read More »

The Vegan way

Maneka Sanjay Gandhi Vegans choose not to eat any animal products – no meat, fish, dairy, eggs, honey or other animal derived ingredients. They avoid fur, leather and wool products, and products that have been tested on animals, such as body care, cosmetics and household cleaning goods, or products containing animal ingredients. Please like & share: Read More »

The need for transparency

Verma ought to have been given an opportunity to appear before the panel and present his defence. The government should have also addressed the issue in the public domain. If the charges against the head of India’s premiere investigative agency are so grave and are seen to have prima facie merit, don’t the people have a right to know? Please ... Read More »

Grill netas before casting your vote

Shashi Shekhar This year, we will have the general elections and this means a huge responsibility on our shoulders. As voters of the largest democracy of the world, we have to decide who we will choose to hand over the responsibility for our country for the next five years. Please like & share: Read More »

The African Connection

Tensing Rodrigues Though our goal is searching for African roots of konkani communities, we first look at other communities like tamil, because much research has happened in their case, and that may help us to know ‘what to look for’ and ‘where to look for it’. It is very likely that all communities that share the African link have some ... Read More »

Finding peace after strife

Moving and insightful, Visier Meyasetsu Sanyu writes of the need to preserve Naga rituals and traditions, of being forced to flee into the jungles as a child, of travelling the world and of finding peace again Please like & share: Read More »

Vocal Colours

Luis Dias Child’s Play India Foundation ( completes a decade of its existence in 2019-2020! We’d like to really celebrate this significant milestone. Please like & share: Read More »

Prajyot Mainkar Mobiistar has launched X1 Notch featuring a 5.7-inch HD+ 2.5D curved glass display. The phone comes with a resolution of 1498 pixels x 720 pixels. It is powered by 2GHz Quad-core MediaTek Helio A22 12nm processor with IMG PowerVR Rogue GE8300 GPU. The phone comes with Android v8.1 Oreo edition onboard and has 2GB RAM/16GB storage and 3GB ... Read More »