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Stepping into the creative mode

Today, on World Creativity and Innovation Day, ‘The Navhind Times’ talks to a few people to highlight the importance of inculcating creative thinking in the process of knowledge construction. Most people we spoke to agreed that it not only brought in the element of experience but also quality.

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Opinion poll documented

PANAJI – Stating that three milestones in the history of Goa namely Liberation, the Opinion Poll and the official state language status for Konkani/ statehood have been the contributions of Gandhi-Nehru family towards the state, the Union Minister for Culture and Urban Poverty Alleviation, Ms Kumari Selja on Tuesday lamented that Goans in turn, delayed acknowledgment to this contribution by keeping Congress away from power in Goa, for quite a long time after gaining freedom from the colonial rule.

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Have a care for the caregiver

By Anuradha Das | NT NETWORK
In India, where there is no concept of respite care centres for people caring for long-term or terminally-ill patients, the emotional and physical load that comes with being a caregiver has to be dealt with at an individual level. Caregivers make a huge difference in the management of a person with long-term illness and there is a need to support them and appreciate the work they do.

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Ayurveda to the Rescue

By Radhika Ravi
Ayurveda is the supreme source of cosmetic aids and all you have to do is pick and choose the correct natural herbal shampoos/ facials/ bleaches.

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The Cry of the Kingfisher released

BENAULIM: Changing times need new approaches, and this fact was highlighted in Dr Belinda Viegas’ recently released novel ‘The Cry of the Kingfisher’. The book triggers off a discussion on parenting and coping with social stresses in 21st century Goa.

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A Sincere Reconciliation to Save Our Earth

By Dr Joseph De Sousa
Although forty one years have passed since the first Earth Day, today the world is in greater peril than ever before. While climate change is the greatest environmental threat and challenge of our time, it also presents the greatest and unprecedented opportunity to build a healthy, prosperous, clean energy economy now and for the future.

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Expanding mental horizons through art education

PURVI RADIA | NT NETWORK
New York-based Leslie Lakhia is presently in Goa to fulfil her mission as an art educator at Sunapranta, Goa Centre for the Arts, where she will teach students to creatively recycle. Her greater goal, however, is reaching out to Goan educators through local institutions to pass on the message of combining traditional teaching methodologies with art education to nurture creative thinking capacities, which are otherwise dulled by the rote-learning process.

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