Tuesday , 23 October 2018


Orlando Blooms

By Meher Castelino
One of the most fun and entertaining places in the USA is the city of Orlando in Florida. There is a lot to do and it’s great for grownups and kids. The first stop for anyone visiting Orlando is Disney World. Here is where kids have a ball and grownups can go back to their childhood.

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Goa’s Ten Nutritious Monsoon Vegetables

By Dr Nandkumar M Kamat
The simplest rule of nutrition is to eat lower down the food chain as this reduces levels of xenobiotics and toxins entering our bodies. Under the microscope of anthropology and nutritional science, genetics and genomics, Goa’s traditional food tells us something unique - the call of Goan genes for seasonal delicacies.

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Remembering Dom

By Roma do Carmo Fernandes

 They say he was a man whose voice was barely audible, except to those who knew him well and could translate his whispers. They say he seemed serious, almost stern, but that’s not surprising: he was called Damn Morose at Oxford.

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A Violin Shaped Memorial

By Shekher Phadnis

Many eminent musicians have been feted in their lifetime and had memorials built after their demise. But the Chowdiah Memorial Hall in Bangalore built in 1980 in remembrance of the famous Carnatic music violinist

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A Bridge that spans four centuries

By Prajal Sakhardande

It is a marvel of civil engineering. While bridges built post liberation have fallen this 17th century construction still stands. Built by a team of Jesuit experts whose civil engineer was a Ghanekar from the Ghanekar family of Panaji, the small Patto Bridge and the longest causeway linking Panaji with the port of Raibandar

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Goa’s Parking Woes

By Tomazinho Cardozo

Finding parking space within city limits has become major problem for vehicle owners in Goa. Planning as far as provision of parking spaces is concerned has failed. Permission for construction of multi storey buildings gets approved without provisions for adequate parking space.

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