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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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Nurturing nature

Are you one of those parents who are thinking about some summer activity for your children? Then the kitchen gardening workshop is an ideal outlet to bring out the best in them

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Konkani cultural fest 2011 concludes

The recently held third All Goa Cultural Fest at the Don Bosco Oratory received an overwhelming response with over 20 schools from around the state participating in it. 81 participants took part in the Konkani singing competition which was held in various categories and 8 groups participated in the folk dance competition.

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2nd Popular Tiatr Festival – Day 7

‘Novo Dis Udetana’

 ‘Novo Dis Udetana’, a tiatr written and directed by Domnick Coelho, popularly known as comedian Domnick, was staged at the second Popular Tiatr Festival organised by the Tiatr Academy Goa at the DMK auditorium, Kala Academy, Panaji.

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Bringing in Gudi Padwa with Swarananda

The New Year according to the Hindu calendar is celebrated on ‘Gudi Padwa’. It is the time for new dreams to be dreamt and fresh desires to be aroused. This is when all that one has sown will bring forth a fruitful harvest, a harvest that will bring joy to the heart.

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