Thursday , 14 November 2019
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Discard Old Cosmetics

By Aroona Reejhsinghani
Women have a habit of hoarding cosmetics. They are often found using cosmetics which are past their expiry stage because most women are reluctant to part with their cosmetics especially if they are in love with particular colours of eye shadow, blusher, lipstick and lip gloss.

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Indigenous Architectural Heritage: A matter of pride

Architectural historian, teaching at the University of --- , Portugal, Professor Paulo Varela Gomes, has recently authored a book titled ‘Whitewash, Red Stone, a history of Church architecture in Goa’ that explores the churches of Goa,

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Face off Between Parents, Teems over Facebook

By Surekha Kadapa-Bose
When half a dozen residents of a middle-class housing colony in Goregaon, Mumbai, came knocking on the Shedges’ door at around 10 p.m., the family of four was watching TV.

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Are you in sync with your teenager

By Perin Ilavia
As a parent, beware of the world your child is exposed to. Children across the world are losing out on their childhood, and this is attributed to the exposure to sex and sensuality through various media.

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Lens Chic

By Banalata Bipani

If eyes are the mirror to the soul, we’re sure you’d want yours to appear colourful. And if this philosophical reason doesn’t impress you much, you could don coloured contact lenses just to catch people’s eye! With specs being tagged as old-fashioned and plain cumbersome, and routine transparent lenses boring, more and more office goers/ collegians are sporting funky colours in their eyes!

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Healing through dance

By Anuradha Das

For Sachika Almeida, Bharatnatyam danseuse and founder director of the Bharatnatyam dance academy in Margao, Nritya Sankul, it has been a long journey of learning and exploring the art form. The dancer also lists, in addition to her credentials as teacher, choreographer, that of being a dance therapist.

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Enacting the story of Ram


The Ramlila, an India theatre folk art form, has bagged UNESCO’s nomination for best heritage. “UNESCO went a step further to proclaim the tradition of Ramlila as a masterpiece of the oral and intangible heritage of humanity in 2005,” informs the director of the Vrindavan-based Swami Harigovind Foundation, Mr Swami Ramprasad, who is currently in Goa to showcase ‘Ramlila’ along with 40 of his troupe members.

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Feast of St Sebastian celebrated

The feast of St Sebastian, the patron of Canaguinim parish was celebrated recently. The first mass was celebrated by the parish priest, Rev Fr Joseph Vaz and concelebrated by Rev Fr Hilary Fernandes and Fr Blaise Mascarenhas. Fr Hilary Fernandes gave an inspiring homily presenting the life of St Sebastian.

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‘Self help groups contributing to the empowerment of women’

PANAJI: Asserting that the empowerment of women in Goa is best visible in Shiroda and its surrounding areas, the chief minister of Goa, Mr Digambar Kamat said that this was possible only because of the formation of several self help groups in these areas.

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Living simple lives in the drama called life

‘Drama Called Life’ is the title of the art work created by the Karnataka based artist, Shri Shail. It is on exhibit at the Gallery Gitanjali-Panjim Pousada, Fontainhas.

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