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Film Review by Sachin Chatte

Film: Ladies vs Ricky Bahl

Cast: Ranveer Singh, Anushka Sharma, Parineeti Chopra

Directed by: Maneesh Sharma

Duration: 140 mins

Rating: * *

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Harbour church celebrates feast of St Francis Xavier today

BY  ADELMO  FERNANDES

While in the week gone by Old Goa was abuzz with activity for the feast of the Patron Saint of Goa St Francis Xavier, there is a relatively small parish at Marmugao Harbour that will be celebrating the feast of its patron saint St Francis Xavier today. At the feast mass a procession of the image of St Francis Xavier will be taken out by the faithful.

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A fun learning experience when West meets East

As part of its annual cultural exchange programme with Sweden, Chowgule College is presently hosting a group of students and faculty members from three high schools of Sweden. Malaika Feranandes catches up with the Swedish students on campus at Chowgule College.

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“Struggle is an integral part of an actor’s career”

Neha Dhupia is presently busy doing the rounds promoting her latest flick ‘Pappu Can’t Dance Saala’ and in this connect the actor was in Goa recently. NT BUZZ caught up with the actor who is making her mark in niche cinema

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IRWF Fashion Collection

Dhara Thakkar – Inspired by the Baroque the collection was not only about traditional outfits but also boasted an international.Her current resort collection gives the fresh, right out of the garden feeling with a very exotic color palette to compliment the entire theme. Her silhouettes were free flowing, asymmetric, balloon-fitted kaftans with a bend towards pants like cigarette pants with a fray-edged top, all set to beat the heat.

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Teaching and Learning Methods – for better employability in Goa

Dr R V Gaonkar, the present principal of Chowgule College in Margao, spent a six month sabbatical at the University of Sussex at Falmer, Brighton, United Kingdom as a visiting fellow. The objective of Principal Gaonkar’s visit was to understand the various aspects of teaching, learning and assessment, best practices employed and curriculum development. Here he presents a comparative analysis of Sussex University and Goa University and suggests ways to better the present educational system in the state

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Not a matter of Majority

This writer wishes to make a few suggestions with respect to the democracy in India for the consideration of our distinguished parliamentarians and intelligentsia. In no way he means to criticise any democratic institution or functionary, whether based on any specific incident or otherwise. The primacy and supremacy of the parliament in unquestionable and should remain so.

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The Maker of India

An ordinary man with extraordinary vision, Mahamana Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya (December 25, 1861– November 12, 1946) was a nation builder, who rendered manifold services to the nation in his pure, serene, simple and selfless life. He was an educational pioneer, a silver-tongued orator, a national leader, a four-time Congress president, a social reformer, a religious leader of secular order, a fiery journalist/editor, and above all a great patriot. As a mark of its respect, during his later years, the whole Indian nation addressed him as ‘Mahamana’ meaning Most Respected. Mahatma considered him as an elder brother and would refer to him as "Maker of India"

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People’s High: 75 years of commendable existence

Education liberates, so say our scriptures. From the gurukul days of studying under the banyan tree to the present information age, the teacher and pupil, the process of learning, exploring, the excitement and going to school have found no substitute. From a humble beginning, in 1936, rose an institution that today is in its 75th year of existence and boasts of imparting education to Goans with a conviction and belief that "the school and we are one, what we are the race shall be".

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Analysis of a Slap

True, corruption has increased and price rise has rendered the common man helpless, but can we justify the slapping of political and social leaders? The Gandhian way of thinking is definitely opposed to any kind of violence. Such drastic measures could have flourished due to frustration or hunger for publicity

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