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On Culture, Identity and being Dissimilar

By Anuradha Das | NT NETWORK

On 16 January 1967, 44 years ago, and roughly six years after Goa was liberated from foreign rule and joined as part of the Indian federation of states, Goans took one baby step towards securing a monumental  goal – that of preserving and maintaining their identity.

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A convent and a church that revive memories of Blessed Joseph Vaz


Atop the hillock on the outskirts of Old Goa, lie the Church and convent of the Miraculous Cross. A flight of steps takes you to the Church that became a pilgrimage spot after apparitions were reported of Jesus on the cross at this place on February 23, 1619. Despite this, the site is lying in ruins today.

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An artiste’s concern over time and space

Artiste, Somji (K A Soman)’s exhibition ‘Our Concerns over Time and Space’ was inaugurated by the speaker of the Goa Legislative Assembly, Mr Pratapsingh Rane recently. Mr Rane in his speech commented on the unique nature of the paintings by Somji, an artiste from Kerala.

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Paaji Pao

Film: Yamla Pagla Deewana

Cast: Sunny, Bobby, Dharmendra

Directed by: Samir Karnik

Duration: 152 minutes

Rating: * *

After a not-so-successful outing in Apne, the Deol clan has returned with Yamla

Pagla Deewana. Director Samir Karnik has been around for more than a decade now but

is still searching for his first hit.

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Climate Change Programme

International Climate Champions Programme is a global programme of the British Council rolled out in 60 different countries. India is a priority country and this programme has been in operation for 3 years now.

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You reap what you sow


The soaring food inflation, scary thought of incessant use of chemicals on vegetables giving you second thoughts? Then look no further. Your kitchen garden is the place you grow fresh, seasonal and, most importantly, healthy vegetables.

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The Journey of Love Never Ends

By Amita Quenim

Love, is a world I have always lived in. Life without love is incomplete, as much as love without a life would be. Ask anyone, ‘what is love?’ and definitions flow, because each one has experienced love in a different form.

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Tiatr review – Through a child’s eyes


The tiatr staged by the children under the aegis of Abhivyeakti Panaji ‘Teacher Mhaka Palov Di’ mirrored common situations that most children face. Written by Mangala Nadkarni and directed by Shantaram Pawar, the tiatr was part of the first children’s tiatr festival, which is being held at the auditorium of the Goa State Museum, Patto, Panaji.

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