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Enriching Goan visual art tradition

BY NAGUESH RAO SARDESSAI Eleven artists have gone beyond pictorial images that typically stick to the formal definition of art as an expression or application of human creative skill and imagination, in a visual form such as painting or sculpture, producing works to be appreciated primarily for their beauty or emotional power. Contemporary art goes beyond this definition to actually …

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Experience Financial Growth with Vaastu

By Rupa Batra We all go through phases in our life when we run short of money and paying monthly bills becomes an uphill task. We try everything under the sun to raise our income, but our efforts do not always pay off. Did you ever think about figuring out why you are facing the problems despite working hard and …

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Premanand Sangodkar’s lifetime of Tiatr

By Keith Armando Gomes Premanand Sangodkar, with his deep brooding brow and astonishing eloquence begins what can be called not only the story of a life that was ardently dedicated to tiatr but also a profound understanding of the growth of the world of tiatr. Today he holds the ‘Lifetime contribution to Tiatr award’, which has been presented to him …

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Getting trendy at Goan Hindu weddings

By Padmavati Prabhu | NT BUZZ A marriage between two persons is considered to be a once-in-a lifetime occasion in the lives of most couples. It is considered to be the happiest occasion for the bride as well as the groom as it is the beginning of their new life together. A couple of years ago, a traditional Goan Hindu …

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Keeping pests at bay

By Miguel Braganza The chilli, onion, brinjal, knoll-kohl and marigold seedlings have begun arriving early on Friday mornings at Mapusa Market at the traditional spot behind Kissan Stores and St Francis Xavier Bakery.

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Attending wine festivals – A general guide

By Prahlad Sukhtankar The Grape Escapade is back! This annual festival of wines started in Goa a few years ago to promote food and wine culture in our society. To the handful few who may frown upon this festival thinking wine is not really a part of our culture, they’d be fascinated to know that historically, India was no stranger …

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A café in Paris

An attack in Paris has forced a security lockdown and two men, a terrorist and a Frenchman find themselves stranded in a café along with the owner. They choose the same table and sit down. The terrorist deposits his Kalashnikov on the table and the Frenchman responds by placing a pencil on it. They order coffee.

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Astro Query

Date Of Birth (DOB): February 11, 1986; Time Of Birth (TOB): 11.50 a.m.; Place Of Birth (POB): Panaji, When will I get married? Will it be arranged or a love marriage?

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Nivedita Saboo – An avant garde designer

BY MEHER CASTELINO When a designer is a gold medallist from the National Institute of Fashion Technology, Delhi and has headed the design studio of Arvind Brands, one of the biggest fashion companies in India, the lady has to be a very creative designer. Nivedita Saboo’s collections have always had interesting themes, lots of research and intense hard work, which …

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Caetano Goes: A tiatr doyen recalls a lifetime of contribution to Konkani stage

By Keith Armando Gomes Caetano Goes hails from a time when tiatrs where staged in the glow of kerosene lamps, when usage of mikes was substituted with loud vocals and when instead of massive posters there were small and rather illustrative handbills. Today, Goes, who has been presented the ‘Lifetime Contribution to Tiatr Award’ by the Tiatr Academy of Goa, …

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