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Tipping the scales in your favour

By Sarah Jose
A friend who took a package tour to Europe  which promised  vegetarian Indian meals, was surprised  to discover that  many tour  operator companies  had two separate groups  for the same  tour – one for Indians from India and another for NRIs. 

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Chyawanprash…Ayurveda’s Ultimate Tonic

By Shekher Phadnis
Chyawanprash is a traditional poly herbal formulation, prepared according to an ancient Ayurvedic formula it is widely used as a tonic, rejuvenator anabolic and memory enhancer. It is believed that the formula of Chyawanprash was discovered by the sage Chyawan.

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‘Tum ani Hanv Mellonk’ win TAG’s best audio album award

The audio album ‘Tum ani Hanv Mellonk’ produced by Jerry and Joanita D’Souza bagged the Tiatr Academy of Goa (TAG) Konkani Song and Music Award for the best audio album of the year 2010. The award was presented to Jerry by well known singer of the Konkani stage, Antonette Mendes at the award presentation function held at Kala Academy recently. The award carries a cash prize of Rs 20,000, a certificate and a trophy. Jerry also bagged the best lyricist award for his song ‘Panchve Panchve Dongor’ in the same album.

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Pethechi Jatra begins at Bicholim

BICHOLIM: The nine-day long jatra of Shri Kelbai deity of Mulgaon, Bicholim began recently. The dhonds who observed a ‘vrat’ on Gudi Padwa participated in carrying the decorated ‘peth’ of the deity Kelbai on their shoulders from Mulgaon to Mayem.

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Gonsalves-Sparsh award goes to Romaldo

The annual Sandcos Publication award for this year has been awarded to Mr Romaldo Gonsalves of Barebhatt, Raia for his excellent services to the people of his village. This award recognises and awards an upfront personality of a village for their selfless service to the public.
The Gonslaves-Sparsh award looks at contributions to society in the field of language, literature and social work.

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India’s second revolution

This is the time when all citizens of the country are saying enough-is-enough and are crusading against corruption by coming out in huge numbers in support of social activist, Anna Hazare’s campaign for corruption-free governance. This wave of change has also reached Goa. ‘The Navhind Times’ spoke to some individuals who are coming out in support of the change 

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Frames of Sarah’s world

BY NAGUESH RAO SARDESSAI
The young Sarah Sousa Kammermeier is not a green horn on the art scene. She has several shows to her credit. Adding to the list is her show which will open today titled
‘A Movie World’ at the Art Chamber in Calangute. 

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Four years and counting

By Odette and Joe Mascarenhas
Someone once told me that many restaurants along the Candolim belt had folded up with the exception of perhaps a few established ones. Well here is one that has been around for four years and by its popularity, because of its cuisine, will be around for many more years to come. I am talking about ‘Tuscany Gardens...Ristorante-Bar-Cafe’.

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Goa readies for a fashion fiesta

Goa Fashion Week is all set to its maiden launch in Goa with the local, national and international fashion fraternity on April 8, 9 and 10 at Vivanta Taj Village, Sinquerim.

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