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A Mélange of inspiring works

Himalaya Arts exhibition titled ‘Melange 2011 Goa’ at Gallery Gitanjali that concluded recently showcased works of  some of the country’s leading artists like Buwa Shete, Ajay De, Ramesh Gorjala, M Kumar Mahale, Kavya Reddy,Gunjan Cowlagi,Deepa Hekre and others. As in the past, a wide array of work spanning across different categories was on display.

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Self medication: When the cure is the hitch

Time constrain dictates a large part of how we live our lives, including how we approach illness and health issues. So many of us, when faced with the common sniffles, body aches, fever, etc, promptly delve into the medicine box to self medicate, without bothering to consult a doctor. The Navhind Times delves into the self-cure mindset

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Bridal Shopping

By Meher Castelino

Get set for some great bridal shopping for clothes, jewellery, linen and towels because it is the wedding season. When it comes to a wedding trousseau, the budget is important and how much one wants to spend, there are several designers to choose from.

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Chaitri Utsav at Goemchem Pandharpur


The Pandurang temple of Vithalapur, Sanquelim is famously known as the ‘Pandharpur of Goa’.  This temple, which celebrated its 500thinstallation anniversary 4 years ago, is rich in history.

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Book on Konkani drama ‘I Hate You’ released

VASCO: The book on the Konkani drama ‘I Hate You’ was released at the hands of the deputy speaker of Goa Legislative Assembly and Cortalim MLA, Mr Mauvin Godinho recently.

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When Christ Was Crucified

By J P Pereira

The Society of Pilar presentation ‘When Christ Was Crucified’, an operetta written and directed by Fr Olavo Menezes, is a superb work of entertainment, presented with lots of love and prayer.

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Procession of Saints held at Goa Velha

The penitential procession of Saints, which is held at Goa Velha every year during lent, was held yesterday. People from the village as well as near by villages came to participate in the procession.

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Mandrem Desais’ 300-year-old Ram Navami traditions

The birth of Lord Rama is celebrated with fanfare on April 12 at various temples and ‘mutts’ in the state. However, the Desai family of Mandrem village of Pernem taluka is one such family that has traditionally celebrated this festival at their home for the last 300 years. ‘The Navhind Times’ took a detour to learn more about this family’s tradition that brings the entire community together

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Dare to Bare

By Aroona Reejhsinghani

Today with sleeveless dresses and spaghetti tops being the in-thing nobody wants to have dark underarms. Excessive use of hair removing creams is the main culprit that darkens the underarms. The chemicals present in these creams results in the discolouration of the skin under the arms, therefore never use creams or lotions designed for removing hair in the arm pits.

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Kamat and Bhave win KA Sahitya Puraskar Award

Two eminent poets Paresh Narendra Kamat and Radha Bhave were awarded the Kala Academy Sahitya Puraskar at the hands of professor, Department of Journalism and Communication, University of Pune, Dr Aroon Tikekar. In addition, they were also honoured with a certificate and prize money of `25,000. The event was held at the Black Box, Kala Academy.

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