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Inspiring Artists

BY NAGUESH RAO SARDESSAI
The All Goa Art Masters’ Association (AGAMA) organised a residential art camp for the members of its association, recently, in a hotel complex at Arambol, Pernem. During the camp, besides discussions on art and art curriculum, a play titled ‘….. Son’, was staged by ‘Abhivyakti’.

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Rendezvous with Royalty

By Aditi Singh
If you want to experience a touch of exotica and have glimpses of the royal lifestyles of yesteryears, head to the opulent residences, forts, palaces, hunting lodges and guest houses of the nawabs, maharajas and thakurs, now run as plush “palace hotels”.

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Feast of Our Lady of Miracles celebrated with religious fervour

By Erwin Fonseca/NT
Thousands of devotees from various parts of North Goa today took part in the celebrations of the feast of Our Lady of Miracles at Mapusa. Masses began as early as 5 a.m. with each mass being held after every hour. Mass in English was held at 9 a.m. and the main concelebrated high mass at 10 a.m.

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Tracing our roots

Dr Bernardo Elvino de Sousa, who authored the book ‘The Last Prabhu’ is a Switzerland-based Goan scientist. In an e-mail interview with ‘The Navhind Times’, he spoke about his journey to make this book possible, on Goan community and why it is important to save information about our past history

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aSimple Truth of Life

By Amita Quenim
We all know the truth that the sun rises and the sun sets and that truly controls our life and actions. It’s just a simple truth of life. It’s natural that all of us live through different stages of life from the day we are born.

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Know the reptile King!

Are you one of those who get fascinated with the king of the reptiles—King Cobra than May 22 is your day. 

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Bioinformatics

By Ranjana Kakodkar
Bioinformatics or computational biology is the application of computer technology to the management and analysis of biological data. Here computers are used to gather, store, analyse and merge biological data.

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‘Basava Jayanti’ celebrated

MARGAO: Shri Veerashaiv Lingayat Math celebrated its ‘Basava Jayanti’ (birth of Basaveshwara) on Akshay Tritiya day; the celebrations included a ‘kalash prathisthapan’ and ‘Nandi murthi prathisthapana’.

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Braving the burning coals

BY RAMESH SAVAIKAR | NT NETWORK.
Jatras of different deities are celebrated in villages by devotees in the state. But there are very few jatras which are famous and attract a beeline of devotees from all over Goa and neighboring states like, Karnataka and Maharashtra.

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From Here to Maternity: Sangeeta’s Motherhood Guide

By Kulsum Mustafa
A study conducted by the Ahmedabad-based NGO, Centre for Health Education, Training and Nutrition Awareness (CHETNA), reveals that India sees the death of one woman from childbirth every eight minutes.

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