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The First Airmail Flight in the World

By M J Raju
To India belongs the honour of being the pioneer country in the world, (one hundred years ago on February 18, 1911) to carry officially by post, 6500 letters and 40 picture postcards bearing the special postal cancellation, showing an airplane over the mountains, surrounded by the script “First Aerial Post 1911 UP Exhibition Allahabad.”

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Beautiful Goa of Yore No More

By Mário Cabral e Sá
It was a pleasure to see on the front page of a local daily NSS volunteers collecting garbage along the Bambolim highway.  The batch was coordinated by the distinguished and devoted environmentalist Patricia Pinto.

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Rekindling Romance

By Marilia Priyanka Fernandes
It’s February. The month of romance, flowers, candy and cards. It’s the one month in the whole year where a day is reserved for celebrating the romantic side of love.

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The Benefits of Yams

By Dr Kasturi Desai
Yams are very popular underground vegetables (except for few) including those locally called as Karandes, Kangas, Suran and madis. They all belong to different botanical families and each of them has a unique taste and quality.

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Who Am I

By Khushwant Singh
While writing about the cold-blooded murder of Salman Taseer I overlooked the problem of identity his son Aatish has had to solve. He was born in London. His father had him circumcised and given a Muslim name Aatish (flame).

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How Students Can Make Interesting Discoveries

By Dr Nandkumar M Kamat
I follow Socratic pedagogy in teaching. My MSc students had gathered for a practical exercise in tropical soil ecology. It was after long that I was witnessing their excitement, they were interested. This because I had encouraged them to discover something that though well known in nature is never actually observed in any laboratory in Goa.

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All about Love

Film: Yeh Saali Zindagi, Cast: Irrfan Khan, Chitrangda Singh, Arunoday Singh, Directed by: Sudhir Mishra, Duration: 135 mins, Rating: * * *

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FILM REVIEW

Watery Grave
Film: Sanctum,Cast: Richard Roxburgh, Rhys Wakefield, Directed by: Alistor Grierson, Duration: 109 mins, Rating: * *

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