Thursday , 18 October 2018
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Goan Christians and their Identity

By Tomazinho Cardozo  
Although identity means uniqueness, personality, individuality, distinctiveness, etc, the phrase ‘Goan identity’ means different things to different persons. Conceptualisation depends on the background of the person trying to interpret it. For example,

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Music and The Mind

By Marilia Priyanka Fernandes
Hearing a golden oldie can bring back the nostalgia of long forgotten memories. A racy soundtrack can revitalise your spirits and unleash a sudden gust of energy. A soulful ballad can tug at your heartstrings. A sweet serenade can light the sparks of love once again.

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Headache No More

By Dr Kasturi Desai
All of us have experienced headaches sometime or the other. Headaches have a wide variety of causes, ranging from eyestrain to inflammation of the sinus cavities to life-threatening conditions such as encephalitis, brain cancer, and cerebral aneurysms.

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Gender Equality Still an Issue

By Dr Yoriko Meguro
Whatever the form and wherever it may take place, gender inequality cuts across all countries, regardless of the level of economic development. It is a critical concern for all from the standpoints of human rights and human security, and Japan is no exception.

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Prehistoric Goan Shamanism

By Dr Nandkumar Kamat
Exactly 17-years-ago a new leaf was turned in archaeology, cultural and ecological anthropology and paleoecology of Goa. It was also a mothers’ day on Sunday, May 9, 1993 when I was standing on the banks of the Kushavati River.

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Giving Sports a Boost

By Kennedy D’Silva
In view of this a positive policy that is being envisaged, steps that would help in producing more sports persons in the country, the government seems to be strongly favouring having one period everyday in schools for games and physical education and is keen to impress upon state governments and local authorities to make land available for use of playgrounds in all schools and colleges. 

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A Toast to Success

By Surekha Kadapa-Bose
The new social mantra across several metropolitan cities and in the up-market pockets of smaller towns of India is to sip a glass of wine when meeting up with friends. Once frowned upon, it has now come to symbolise the fact that women have climbed the ladder of success and have lost some of their inhibitions along the way.

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