Thursday , 25 April 2019
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On the Tiatr Stage

When did your stage life begin?
When I was in the Std 9, I took part in a non professional village tiatr. That got me thinking that I could make a career in tiatrs. I continued acting, but around five year’s ago I got an opportunity to act in William de Curtorim’s tiatr. From then on I got other offers and here I am now.

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Keeping the old stuff

By Derek Almeida
There are a lot of old things I would like to throw out of the house, but my wife she comes from a time when they kept everything on the hunch that it would come of use at some later date.

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Mother tongue and medium of learning

By Derek Almeida
The UNESCO declaration contains a qualifying clause which is conveniently ignored even though it is closer to the real position in several countries. It states, “It is not always possible to use the mother tongue in school and, even when possible, some factors may impede or condition its use.”

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Actor of many hues

The legendary actor Ashok Kumar’s family today comprises his eldest daughter Bharati Jaffrey, grand-daughter Anuradha Patel and daughter-in-law Meena Ganguly. “Our father was everything one expects in a father and more,” recalls Bharati Jaffrey, remembering the days she spent with her illustrious father.

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Complexities of Medium of Instruction

By Tomazinho Cardozo
The Goa Bench of the Bombay High Court has recently disposed of the petition on Medium of Instruction (MOI) on account of the affidavit filed by the government stating that the government has now decided to reconsider and solve the issue of giving grants and Medium of Instruction by taking into confidence all the stake holders.

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The Blame Game

By Marilia Priyanka Fernandes
The human hand is uniquely designed with four fingers and one opposing thumb. This structure serves many purposes not available to other animals. Of the many versatile uses, a favourite one is the fist with the index finger pointing outwards.

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