Ethnic jokes are assumed to be in bad taste. Nevertheless, they flourish all over the world in every country. Their principal target is always the community which has done better than others in the countryRead More »
By Carmen K Myers
the pleasures of southwest France are as satisfying and substantial as the region’s cuisine du terroir, like its people, pleasant and hearty. Everyone knows that drinking and fatty food is bad for you. Yet the region, renowned for its red wine and duck fat, is the home of many of the world’s longest living people.Read More »
DJ Jay Naik began his career at the young age of 16. He overcame the glamour which comes with the profession and remained focused to complete a post graduation in Event Management. Today he plays at some of the biggest clubs of Goa. Cedric Silveira caught up with DJ Jay to learn a little about his path to fameRead More »
By Nandkumar M Kamat
After 25 years they are coming back - this time in full force to create an intellectual "Big Bang" in South Goa. Let us welcome the world’s top cosmologists to Goa including Nobel Laureate Kip Thorne.Read More »
By Derek Almeida
Don Pilerno was the first to speak. Although young, he was feared and respected by the heads of the other families who had gathered in the conference room of a posh five star hotel across the river.Read More »
“Your team is coming to play here this season. Let’s see who wins,” the eyes in the cheerful face of the gentleman in a bright blazer twinkled. He was showing me around the Oval cricket ground in Adelaide, capital of South Australia.Read More »
Some evidence suggests that women’s involvement in political institutions is associated with better local environmental management. Yet, women’s mere presence in institutions is not enough to overcome entrenched disparities – additional changes and flexibility in institutional forms are needed to ensure that women can participate effectively in decision-making.Read More »
By K D L Khan
The Muharram procession passing through the streets of major Indian cities is a strange and fascinating spectacle verging on the bizarre – for although the accompanying music sounds like a funeral dirge, it is some time before one realises that the participants are mourners not revellers.
By Pamela Philipose
Many see the right to information (RTI) movement as the mother of many new social movements we see today.
By Tomazinho Cardozo
It’s a very frightening situation. Crimes like murders, rapes and assaults are on the rise in this tiny state of Goa.