Sunday , 18 November 2018


Protecting the salties

Maneka Sanjay Gandhi   The Environment Ministry is increasingly seen as a ministry that understands nothing about the environment, wildlife, water preservation, pollution control. Almost every decision that comes out of it is a destructive one, and it works on the basis of politics rather than science. Please like & share: Read More »

The battle lines are drawn for 2019

Shashi Shekhar   The row over the National Register of Citizens (NRC), the flames of Marathwada, allies roaring like foes and the friendlier tones of political heavyweights who were spewing venom! The one common thread in all these contradictory developments has to be the elections. Without waiting for the Election Commission, our politicians have gone on the offensive. Please don’t ... Read More »

The wandering Goan

Frederick Noronha   Our honourable legislators, on one of those rare days when the Goa assembly meets, raked up a storm last week. At its centre was a comment about Goans migrating abroad in big numbers, and then ending up in menial jobs in places like London. Please like & share: Read More »

A triumphant Tour de Force

Patricia Pereira-Sethi   Last month I was privileged to be included in a select, by invitation only, presentation about the 15th century saint Kabir at the Kala Academy. A mono-act musical, entitled ‘Kabeer’, it was performed by a remarkable talent, Padmashree award winner Shekhar Sen, 57. Please like & share: Read More »

Ullid, Kullit and Chinrge

Tensing Rodrigues   Water seems to have been the bane of trans-Sahyadri Konkan; it probably still is; the river disputes that plague the states in the region are a living testimony to it, the dispute over Mhadai waters being one of them. Please like & share: Read More »

A glimpse of the Konkani language

Glimpses of the Konkani Language at the Turn of the Sixteenth Century. (2 Volumes), 2017 by L A Rodrigues gives one an understanding of the development of Konkani during the medieval times Please like & share: Read More »

Carmen for children, and Wind-Up Penguin!

Luis Dias   It’s been two weeks since our annual Child’s Play ‘Take a Stand’ Monsoon concert on July 28 and the heart-warming messages of appreciation continue to pour in. Please like & share: Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 now available for pre-order in India

Prajyot Mainkar   Samsung has launched its flagship phone – Galaxy Note 9. This phone is available for pre-order on Amazon and Flipkart with several offers. It has a 6.4-inch Quad-HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity display with Corning Gorilla Glass Protection, and features a resolution of 2960 pixels x 1440 pixels. Powered by an Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC with Adreno ... Read More »

The evolution of the five laws of library science

Nandkumar M Kamat   August 12 is National Librarian’s day. There are about 3, 50, 000 libraries in world. India has more than 70,000 and Goa has more than 300. Since printing began, 130 million books have been published. Every year more than two million new books are added. Please like & share: Read More »