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First batch ofHonors Programme of Chowgule College roll out

The educational scenario in the state is set to change with the addition of the prestigious honor’s programme in the college learning system. Goa’s first batch of 120 students successfully completed the honor’s programme recently at Chowgule College. The educational institute is the only one in the state to offer the Goa University accredited programme.     

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Walk Towards Better Life

By Amita Quenim

You always walk a step forward, if you have to reach somewhere. When a child stands up, and walks for the first time, dad and mom wait in front of him with a smile to hold him in their arms. That’s his first lesson of taking a step forward, independently; he enjoys the incentive of a loving hug from his parents.

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The beautiful go bold


‘Slut Walk’ – the movement - born in Canada this April is now a global movement of rallies. Participants protest against explaining or excusing rape by referring to any aspect of a woman’s appearance.

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Signature Pout

By Aroona Reejhsinghani

Lip tattoos are now the in thing from being popular on the navel, back, arms - tattoos have gone up to decorate the lips. First the in thing was teeth which were tattooed by the hot and the happening people. But now people are queuing up to have their lips tattooed.

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Shravan, the holy Hindu month

Shravan, the holy Hindu month, is here. It is observed that with the start of this month, the season of festivities also begins. The month starts with the celebration of Nag Panchami, is followed by Narali Poornima (on which day Raksha Bandhan is celebrated) and concludes with Gokula Ashthami – birth celebrations of Lord Krishna.

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New Age Matchmakers: Detectives

In the past, parents or relatives searched their own social networks for suitable prospects. Today, family members and prospective brides and grooms themselves are often looking online, at matrimonial Web sites. Sometimes these sites function as casual dating services but people often use them to look for potential husbands and wives, and parents are also becoming involved in the process. Since people who meet online know little about each other - nor do their relatives - the anonymity offers a huge potential for fraud and deception. And that’s why now a private eye’s services are quite in demand

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Feasting and Fasting

By K D L Khan

It was in this month, in 610 AD, that the prophet Mohammed had experienced his "divine revelations" which went on to form the essential text of the Holy Quran. Ramzan celebrates that event every year with the sighting of the crescent moon – the month lasting for 29 or 30 days, depending upon the lunar cycle.

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In Honour of Paramahansa

On November 18, 2010, 124 years after the Paramahansa passed way, Shyampukur Bati - the mansion where the Paramahansa attained mahasamadhi - has been preserved for his disciples, although 124 years late

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New Perspectives of Ancient Past

By Prajal Sakhardande

Damodar Dharmanand Kosambi, popularly known as D D Kosambi was born on July 31, 1907, in the village of Chikali near Colvale, in the Bardez taluka, in his maternal grandparent’s house of the Laads.

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Mission in Entrepreneurship

By Mário Cabral e Sá

Manguirish Pai Raikar, the incoming President of Goa Chamber of Commerce and Industries (GCCI), is an intelligent and hands on man, known to me for the last thirty years or so when we were both younger, he much more than me, and he was a frequent visitor of the Press Room where we, journalists, many of us accredited, used to meet, exchange views, gossip, and use the available facilities which, to tell the truth, were very scarce:

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