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Keeping a tradition alive


 With ‘Chovoth’ drawing near artisans have got busy making Ganesh idols.

Take for example Jayant Natekar from Khorlim or the 90-year-old Sonu Natekar from Mapusa. Except for the painting Sonu has almost completed work on the idols of the ‘Naag’ that will be worshipped for Nagpanchami.

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Ahhh Feijoada!!!!

Sunita Rodricks of Ahh Goa recommends…

Feijoadais a typical Portuguese dish…a stew. It is also typical of other former Portuguese colonies Brazil, Angola and even Goa. In Brazil feijoada is considered the national dish, which was brought to South America by the Portuguese, based in ancient Feijoada recipes from the Portuguese regions of Beira, Estremadura and Tras-os-Montes.

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Remembering a leading Goan Educationist

Prof Vinaik Givaji Matmó, was a genius teacher and a visionary educationist, who established Instituto de Instrução, one of the first schools in the city, which was popularly known as ‘Mhatmyale School’ or Mahatme’s School.

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The 20 Point Sartorial Plan

It is believed that men who are consistently uninterested in clothes are considered paranoid. It is their subconscious way of saying that they don’t want to rock the boat, or don’t want to make waves. They feel that if they don’t look good they won’t be noticed.

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Don’t waste your waste!

In this life whatever is created has to degrade and whatever degrades gets created again in a new form. It is the law of nature and is relevant to everything, even to our waste.

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Obama’s journey now in Konkani

Mr Barak Hussain Obama, the president of USA is an inspiration not only for politicians because of his positive attitude but also a topic many writers consider as a fit subject. There are various books written on his life, his career and so on. The latest to join the list of books written on Mr Obama is Sanjay Avte.

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Pate nay patte

Michael and Rita of CHOGM House recommends
Now this is one preparation that the French have mastered…the chicken liver pate. In fact this preparation is so popular that it is found regularly on the menu’s as snacks…especially at Goan weddings.

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Football as an instrument of education

MAPUSA: Pope John Paul II had a passion for soccer in his youth days. He used to say that the Church ‘considers sports as an instrument of education which fosters high human
and spiritual ideals; and moulds youth in an integral way in values such as loyalty,
perseverance, friendship, solidarity and peace.’

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