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Seeking peace through the Rosary

BY CEDRIC SILVEIRA
The feast of Our Lady of Fatima is celebrated across the world on October 13. It is held in remembrance of the apparition of Our Lady to the three little children Lucia, Francisco and Jacinta, aged ten, nine and seven years respectively at Fatima.

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‘Aksharbrahma’ and the remarkable play of words

“I have never seen a person like Mukesh Thali. He has the ability to play with words. He has used words in a different syntax in his book,” said the advocate and chief guest, Mr Uday Bhembre, at the book release function of ‘Aksharbrahma’ written by Mukesh Thali.

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Preserve the tradition of the ghumat

The monitor lizard skin used to make the traditional Goan musical instrument, the ‘Ghumat’ should be substituted with a synthetic material. In this way, not only do we continue a rich tradition but we also do not kill any creatures. But the ghumat must never be lost. It is the symbol of the Goan essence, said member secretary, Kala Academy, Dr Pandurang Phaldesai.

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Sculpturing idols of the goddess

BY PRATIMA ACHREKAR| NT NETWORK
Troupes of sculptors from Bengal specially come down to Goa at the Kali Mandir-Vasco during the Navratri period. Apart from showcasing the intricate Bengali art, they fulfill the demands for these idols in the Goan market.  

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Winners take it all

Forcing a tie breaker and cracking April’s fools day— the day on which Apple Inc was created, team from Savoir Faire Media emerged as the quizzing champion at the National Final of Tata Crucible Business Quiz- 2010 - for corporates that was held last weekend.

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Indian Jazz Fusion dazzles at KA

The Indian Jazz Fusion music concert took the audience on a journey of musical ecstasy. A superb blend of Western and Indian classical music was an experience of a lifetime.

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Navratri celebrations bring communities together at Mapusa

MAPUSA: Navratri celebrations that began with the ‘gathasthapana’ are being held on a grand scale at various places in Mapusa. Pandals have been erected at various locations where cultural activities will be held along with the Dandiya Raas.

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Sailing against all odds

BY ARTI DAS | NT NETWORK
Vice- Admiral (Retired), Mr M R Schunker is the first person in Goa to go through Minimum Invasive Knee Replacement surgery at the age of 85. As the Navhind Times finds out more about this surgery and how effective it is, we also get a glimpse into Schunker’s life as a naval officer and his interaction with the former Prime Minister of India, Indira Gandhi

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Three Bridal Looks

By Meher Castelino
The bridal wear collections shown at Lakmé Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2010 were glittering and colourful and three designers showed their versions

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Preventing arthritis

Many consider arthritis to be a disease. Orthopaedics speaking to The Navhind Times dispels this misconception, and explains that arthritis is the nothing but the aging of joints. They further chalk out steps of how one can best deal with arthritis and more importantly how to prevent it.

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