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Commemorating the death of Christ

Come Good Friday and the Catholic community the world over will be observing a day of fast and abstinence. In Goa too, the parishes will be observing the day with great solemnity and reverence.

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Realising ideas through ‘Frameworks’

Are you one of those people who wake up with a fresh idea and think of making a short film or documentary? Don’t dream any further. Monsoon Grey - a centre for design - is starting a filmmaking course for the budding filmmaker titled ‘Frameworks.’

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How to Husk a coconut with your bare hands

By Bhiva P Parab

It was a little hard to believe when I heard that Ramchandra Sonu Damaji from Tuem village of Pernem taluka can husk a coconut with his bare hands, it was a little hard to believe. And that too, within just a few minutes.

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Mistress of Spice Martins Corner

Red checked tablecloths on the table, the bar like the taverna of old. This restaurant is the haunt of Page 1 and Page 3 celebrities…politicians, sportspersons, actors.

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Significance of Maundy Thursday


 “What greater love can a person have for his friend than to give up his life for his sake.” These weren’t just mere words to Jesus Christ. It was the guiding principle of his life.

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Learn a skill this summer


The summer of 2010 has already set in and with temperatures rising, it looks like the exam stress may have gone but the what-to-do-now bug has just been unleashed.

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A wave of coastal dances sweeps Goa

A three-day festival, ‘Lehar- the Wave’, which was a festival where various coastal folk dances of India were shown concluded on Sunday with grand finale. The festival was helpful in showcasing the rich Indian culture.

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Learning to paint in idyllic surroundings

Bookworm, the children’s library at St Inez, Panaji found a supporter in Sunil S Mehta of Merces to hold a fund-raising art workshop at the charming courtyard space of Gallery Gitanjali, Panjim Pousada which is one of the three heritage hotels based in Fountainhas, Panaji.

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