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Have a care for the caregiver

By Anuradha Das | NT NETWORK
In India, where there is no concept of respite care centres for people caring for long-term or terminally-ill patients, the emotional and physical load that comes with being a caregiver has to be dealt with at an individual level. Caregivers make a huge difference in the management of a person with long-term illness and there is a need to support them and appreciate the work they do.

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Ayurveda to the Rescue

By Radhika Ravi
Ayurveda is the supreme source of cosmetic aids and all you have to do is pick and choose the correct natural herbal shampoos/ facials/ bleaches.

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The Cry of the Kingfisher released

BENAULIM: Changing times need new approaches, and this fact was highlighted in Dr Belinda Viegas’ recently released novel ‘The Cry of the Kingfisher’. The book triggers off a discussion on parenting and coping with social stresses in 21st century Goa.

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A Sincere Reconciliation to Save Our Earth

By Dr Joseph De Sousa
Although forty one years have passed since the first Earth Day, today the world is in greater peril than ever before. While climate change is the greatest environmental threat and challenge of our time, it also presents the greatest and unprecedented opportunity to build a healthy, prosperous, clean energy economy now and for the future.

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Veterans of tiatr stage felicitated on occasion of ‘Tiatr Dis’

‘Tiatr Dis’ was jointly celebrated by the Kala Academy Goa and Tiatr Academy of Goa recently at the Kala Academy, Panaji. This day is commemorative of the staging of the first tiatr ‘Italian Bhurgo’ written and directed by Lucasinho Ribeiro in Mumbai.

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Liberate your spirit concert to be held at Margao

After the mega success of ‘Liberate your Spirit’ concert that was held at the Goa Velha Church, Heritage Jazz and Konkani Rocks will hold the second edition of the concert at the Holy Spirit Church Square, Margao on April 24.

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Expanding mental horizons through art education

New York-based Leslie Lakhia is presently in Goa to fulfil her mission as an art educator at Sunapranta, Goa Centre for the Arts, where she will teach students to creatively recycle. Her greater goal, however, is reaching out to Goan educators through local institutions to pass on the message of combining traditional teaching methodologies with art education to nurture creative thinking capacities, which are otherwise dulled by the rote-learning process.

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Tiatr Personality – By JP PEREIRA

From theatre to films, Sonia makes a successful crossover
At the age of eight, Sonia displayed her talent on the Konkani stage, singing a solo for a tiatr by Menino Araujo at the Kala Academy Tiatr competition. Trained and encouraged by her father, the well known tiatr artiste, Socorro de Sta Cruz and her mother Libania Sequeira, the little girl has succeeded in making a mark for herself on the Konkani stage.

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Romancing the shadows

“We forty thieves, rob and loot, we just don't care, Try and stop us, if you dare, Ruthless, dangerous and very fierce, We kill, we kill, we shed no tears.”

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Film Review by Sachin Chatte

Go Rango

Film: Rango

Voices of: Johnny Depp, Isla Fisher

Directed by: Gore Verbinski

Duration: 106 mins

Rating: * * * *

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