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‘Breaking’ language barriers


It was an evening that actually brought people of all strata together. It was the much anticipated event, the book release of ‘Inside/Out’ brought out by the Goa Writers group. This book is an anthology that consists of more than 25 writers. 

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‘Literature brings people together’

Writer, Amitav Ghosh who moved house to Goa believes that this place provides him with scope and space, so critical to a writer. In a chat with ‘The Navhind Times’ he spoke about Goa, literature and why the present times are exciting for Indian writers

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The Art of Now: Six Steps to Living in the Moment

To improve your performance, stop thinking about it (unselfconsciousness)

Focusing on the present moment also forces you to stop overthinking. By reducing self-consciousness, mindfulness allows you to witness the passing drama of feelings, social pressures, even of being esteemed or disparaged by others without taking their evaluations personally.

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New Face Every Day!

By Homai Sagar

Regular exfoliation wakes up tired skin. Takes the edge off fine lines. Gives you that lovely, translucent, glowing complexion. Encourages growth of new cells. Reduces age spots. Promotes even skin tone. Zaps minor blemishes.

How often?

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The maharajs—the super chefs of traditional India

By Shekher Phadnis

In traditional India we had  four kinds of chefs – bawarchis, who make  food in bulks;  rakabadaars, who make food  in smaller portions; naanfus,  who specializes  in rotis,  and  the maharaj,  who made  only vegetarian  dishes…….

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Stronger and wiser

Life can be trying, sometimes leaving us devastated. The key is to pick ourselves off the floor and move instead of wallowing in self pity. Seek help and learn to look at the difficult times as lessons that strengthen you

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TAG’s 2nd Popular Tiatr Festival Day 8

‘Devan Ghoddlem Mon’xan Moddlem’

Unionof man and woman through the seventh sacrament, which turns them into husband and wife, is the creation of the Almighty. It is blessed by Him. Therefore it is said that marriages are made in heaven. But in the present times we come across so many incidents where marriages are broken and families are shattered.

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TAG’s Award Presentation Ceremony

The Second Popular Tiatr Festival organised by the Tiatr Academy of Goa (TAG) in collaboration with Kala Academy will come to an end with the staging of the tiatr ‘Bhurgim Tim Bavlim Nhoi’ written and directed by Roseferns on March 24.

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Earth Hour: A positive proceed for rescuing planet Earth

The countdown begins, as the night lights will go off across India for an hour, along with more than 126 nations, to observe Earth Hour, as the clock strikes 8.30 on the evening of March 26, when the entire globe will be observing Earth hour in a global treaty to fight climate change and a global movement against climate change, says Dr Joseph Rauto De Souza, chief scientist and principal investigator of the Climate Change Program (Goa).

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Biye Jaatraa of Paingini

By Rohit R Phalgaonkar

The taluka of Canacona is very well known for its cultural heritage. Traditions, trends and ancient rituals are still observed in the taluka in their original character and historicity.

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