Saturday , 22 September 2018


Saving Goa’s Elasmobranchii Species

By Dr Nandkumar Kamat
Are Goans prepared to give up their favourite- “mori xacuti” (shark masala) and “mori ambot tik” (sour and pungent shark recipe)? It is possible if they have already given up ‘jumping chicken’ - fried frog legs - and turtle eggs omelettes. Considering their growing consumption, saving sharks is more important than saving frogs and turtles.

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Jose Mourinho’s Real Madrid Bootcamp

By Pete Jenson
Jose Mourinho has hit the ground running at Real Madrid - almost literally. He touched down in Los Angeles for his first pre-season training camp at his new club. Despite his players’ body clocks reading 11.30 p.m. after a seven-hour flight, he had them out training at 10 a.m. the next morning.

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Style and Status of Naga Shawls

By Antony Kuriakose

In the textile history of India, the warrior shawls of Nagaland have a unique place and just like the way its counterpart the Scottish kilt has been preserved, there is immediate need and urgency to take care of the Nagaland shawls. We have sixteen major tribes in Nagaland and the warrior shawls of these entities vary a lot.

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No End to KR Woes

By Mário Cabral e Sá

No end to KR ‘woes’ ran the headlines, when the controversy on KR hinterland and coastal alignments was going on and Eduardo Faleiro, then junior minister and MP, campaigned for the so-called hinterland alignment.

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Strengthening the Goan Community

By Tomazinho Cardozo

In the past, Goans used to live as a community wherever they settled, in Goa as well as in other parts of the world. However, today, the concept of the word ‘community’ has changed. Today, more than ‘Goan community’ we prefer to call ourselves ‘Goan Hindu community’ or ‘Goan Christian Community’ or ‘Goan Muslim community’.

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Nature’s Seasonal Medication

By Dr Kasturi Desai

The monsoon is on and most of us are suffering from some ailment or the other. The problem of getting fresh vegetables is another hassle of the season. Fortunately, nature has given us some vegetables which not only treat us but also supply us with the required nourishments.

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Bhajpa in the Doldrums

By Khushwant Singh

Come weeks ago I wrote in this very column a piece entitled ‘Bhajpa’s swabhiman’ saying that when Mohan Bhagwat, head of the RSS, asked Nitin Gadkari who had proved his worth as a minister in the government of Maharashtra to take over as president of the BJP,

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