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Art for all

Bambolkar Art Gallery in association with the Kannada and Culture Department, Government of Karnataka hosted two exhibitions simultaneously, the exhibition of ‘Anorak Art’ and the ‘Abstract Paintings’ exhibition at Bambolkar Art Gallery, Ponda. The exhibition of ‘Anorak Art’ featured artwork by Dharward-based artist Daniel Manasayya Dara and was inaugurated at the hands of Hubli-based artist Abdul Rajak Walekar. The ‘Abstract …

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Poha power

The Inner Wheel Club of Mapuca in association with the Usgaonkar family hosted the Poha Utsav, a cooking competition at the Bodgeshwar Hall in Mapusa, in memory of late Kumudinitai. As part of the competition, there were two categories, namely, the main course/savoury (vegetarian) category and the dessert category. Each participant could prepare only one dish with the main ingredient …

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Musical tribute to Maruti Kurdekar to be held

The 11th edition of ‘Pandit Maruti Kurdekar Sangeet Samelan’ will be held on November 3 from 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Institute Menezes Braganza (IMB), Panaji. The one-day concert is being organised by students of late Pandit Maruti Kurdekar in collaboration with IMB and Directorate of Art and Culture, in memory of the late Maruti Kurdekar. Addressing a …

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Checking the ‘spirit’uality of monks

Zubin D’Souza Alcohol consumption in a major part of Indian society is still taboo. Parents love to live in denial that their children have let stuff stronger than grape juice cross their lips. The children in question may be pushing forty but they still go through elaborate rituals to mask the alcoholic fumes that have by now permeated their clothes …

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Let’s chaat

Why does South India have no chaat tradition? And is it now importing one from Mumbai? Vir Sanghvi North Indians are always surprised when I tell them this but there is no real chaat tradition in South India. We know that what we think of our chaat originated in UP and Bihar. Chaat wallahs from those states fanned out all …

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Pezeche Fest: A display of communal harmony

Sanjeev V Sardesai There are many festivals, held in Goa, which depict the warm feeling that all communities in Goa share with each other. One such festival is held at the quaint village of Siridao, on Tiswadi Island. The entire lands here are said to have once belonged to the Dempo family. However, now it has been modernised to a …

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Discover California’s best kept secrets with these six spots

From the Big Bear Lake to Anza-Borrego Desert State Park , explore these six destinations in California during your next visit and make the most of your trip These remote and surprising spots fly under the radar for even the most well-versed California travellers. From scenic byways to wine country destinations to historic honky-tonks, these locations make great trips for …

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Boxes of Good Health

Rohini Diniz Walnuts: Walnuts are bi-lobed kernels with a convoluted surface that resembles the human brain which is surrounded by a hard shell. They are enriched with many health-benefiting nutrients, especially omega-3 fatty acids that are essential for optimum health particularly for vegans.  They are also rich in proteins, magnesium, phosphorus, copper, manganese, vitamin B6, folic acid, vitamin E and …

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Hyperacidity: Treating the root cause

Sujal Torgal Patil One is likely to suffer from a digestive upset easily than any other health issue in today’s era, the reason being our faulty eating habits. Hyperacidity or acid indigestion is one such common disorder which has become a part of the modern lifestyle. Almost 60 per cent of the population suffers from it at least once a …

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Disability Should not take away joy

Society has many special people. It is an opportunity for one to put one’s humanity into practice and understand that life needs to be handled with sensitivity Sadhguru Sadhguru: Today, we do not refer to people as ‘handicapped’. We are beginning to call them special children or special people. He is special, which is why you have to attend to …

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