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Give Wings to Your Imagination…

By Ranjana Kakodkar
Picture this. The setting: a sublime Goan sunset, the sky has just turned a delicate pinkish orange, and romance fills the air. The venue: A posh five star resort in North Goa. A coy bride in her sparkling wedding finery is transported in a swaying palanquin to her dashing groom, waiting astride a white ‘ghoda’.

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A Cry at Night: Domestic Violence should be of National Interest

By Pamela Philipose 
India is a signatory to various international laws, which expressly deem domestic violence a crime. Five years ago, the country had enacted a national law – the Protection of Women Against Domestic Violence Act 2005 (PWDVA) – that seeks to protect the rights of women who face abuse within the home.

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Top Talents

By Meher Castelino
Five designers are making waves in the fashion bruisers and their work is being appreciated by the connoisseurs of fashion not only in India but also around the world.

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In the world of enchantment

An exhibition of photographs titled ‘Enchanted spaces’ by Danish photographer Astrid Jenson, previews at Ruchika’s Art Gallery on April 29, a documentation of her photographs since 2004. Astrid was born in 1975, and studied photography at the School of Photography in Aartius, and later in the Glasgow School of Art.

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Splurge on Konkan fruits at the Konkan fruit fest

The Botanical Society of Goa and its ‘Festival Partners’, the Directorate of Agriculture-Goa and Corporation of the City of Panaji (CCP), together with the ICAR-Goa, NABARD and Tiatr Academy of Goa are hosting the ‘Goa Liberation Golden Jubilee Konkan Fruit Fes from April 29 to May1, at the Promenade and ‘The Art Park’, Campal-Panaji.

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My books reflect the good and bad around us: Hanumant

Three Konkani books titled ‘Asturi Pratima’, ‘Dam dama Dum’(play), and ‘Haav saiba Modern Zata’ written by Hanumant Chopdekar, noted poet and lecturer from Chowgule College were released at the hands of Pundalik Naik, a stalwart of Konkani literature.

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Voice out against eve teasing

Eve teasing is an ill which has taken deep roots in society. But instead of leading lawmakers to enforce stricter punishments on the offenders, it has become an issue which has been swept under the carpet. ‘The Navhind Times’ explores this scenario in a bid to throw up some possible solutions.

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Sailing through the seven seas

Living under water as an unobtrusive visitor and saving the country’s coastline is one of the toughest jobs in the world. ‘The Navhind Times’ made a trip to two such seafaring vessels of the US Navy and discovered many things, including a naval officer who speaks Hindi

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Indiscriminate Use of Cosmetics May Increase Risk of Cancer

By Jyotshna Pandit

In the 2009M documentary, The Idiot Cycle, it is alleged that the world’s top cancer causing culprits include the companies Bayer, BASF, Dow, Dupont, Monsanto, Syngetna, Novartis, Pfizer, among others. The allegation is that chemical manufacturers are profiting from the production of cancer-causing products and then some of the same companies are investing in profitable cancer treatments.

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