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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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Viva Goa

Author: Petwyn Fernandes

 This book is the outcome of Petwyn’s immense love towards the people of Goa. He is born into a family wherein love of culture and religion was a priority. He loves his people as much he loves the beauty of his native place.

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Healers and Dealers

By Khushwant Singh

If all the professions, healing the sick is regarded as the noblest. Jesus was a healer — Isa Masih. He could heal people by the mere touch of his hand. He did not charge any fees for doing so.

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The Medicinal Uses of Flowers

By Dr Kasturi Desai

Flowers are an all time favourite. Besides their uses in worship, expressing love and respect, their uses in medicines are innumerable. Some of the flowers may be cultivated but many of the wild flowers also have medicinal values.

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The Dizzy Heights

By Shweta Patwardhan

Although Leh itself is a dusty town with little to commend itself for, there are some gorgeous gompas – Thikse, Hemis, Spituk, Stakna and Shey – all within a day’s drive, not to mention the busy Leh market where one can find very interesting Buddhist and Central Asian artefacts and the most authentic Tibetan food outside Tibet.

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A Complete Performer

How did you begin your career in tiatrs?

At a young age of seven or eight when I was in St Andrew’s school at Goa Velha, I had already shown inclination to act and sing. Later when I joined Fr Agnels School at Pilar,

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First Impressions

By Jenifer Higgins
We should have known that a stroll in Delhi’s Karol Barg to stretch our legs was an impossibility. When the husband and I exited the hotel on our first day in India, we were besieged: by the shoe-shine boys who shadowed us (and our non-leather shoes) for five long minutes, by the vendors stepping into our paths, waving trinkets, and Chopra the auto-rickshaw driver who trundled in our steps, talking the whole time.

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