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The sum of all delights

The ‘Yum Cha Delights’ being offered at Tamari, Vivanta Goa, Panaji on weekends is unique in several ways. From Dim Sums and Bao to main course and tea, there’s so much to look forward to Danuska Da Gama | NT BUZZ The weekend (Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays) at Tamari, Vivanta Goa, Panaji has a unique offering for lunch. ‘Yum Cha …

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Connecting with the community

The Verna Police Station led by police inspector, Sandesh Chodankar along with the Verna Police ‘Crocs and Cops’ community policing unit led by Anish Quenim delivered a talk to the youth of Our Lady of Perpetual Succour Church, Nagoa. The programme was initiated by the Nagoa Panchayat and the members of the church. Chodankar and Quenim spent time with the …

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Mothers in business

The ‘Mompreneuer Monday’ meet, an evening for mothers in business to connect, network and inspire was held at Polka Dots Art Studio, Colva by Supermommies of Goa. The networking meet had a mix of mompreneurs (mothers who are entrepreneurs) from different fields such as, home bakers, artisanal soap makers, food entrepreneurs, artists, psychologist, event and workshop planners, etc. The mompreneurs …

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The road to change

ANNOUSHKA FERNANDES Potholes on roads have been a menace for riders and drivers in most parts of the state. To highlight this issue and spread awareness, zumba instructor and former Dance India Dance Super Mom contestant Cecille Rodrigues has recently come out with a music video ‘Rosto’ which has since gone viral. The idea, she says, was born after she …

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Third Bal Sahitya Parishad on September 19

Ravindra Bhavan, Margao is organising the third Bal Sahitya Parishad in association with Konkani Bhasha Mandal on September 19 and 20 at Ravindra Bhavan, Margao. The Parishad aims at discussing the various aspects of children’s literature while also deliberating on the need to spread reading culture among children. The conference will be inaugurated on September 19, 10 a.m. Children’s writer …

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Understanding myopia

Ophthalmologist Kuheli Bhattacharya Rane recently conducted a myopia awareness programme at Spectrum Eye and ENT Clinic, Panaji. She elaborates more about this eye condition Danuska Da Gama |  NT BUZZ Myopia or nearsightedness is a growing visual condition among people today. In fact, according to the Journal of Ophthalmology, by 2050, around 50 per cent of the global population will …

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Onam celebrations in Bicholim

Onam, the harvest festival of Kerala was celebrated on a grand scale at the Mahamaya temple, Bordem, Bicholim. Organised by the Kalpaka Cultural Association, the function saw the participation of Malayalis residing in Goa as well as Goans coming together in celebration. The festival of Onam falls in the Hindu month of Chingam and marks the return to Earth of …

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A man of many talents

ANNOUSHKA FERNANDES Presently based in Goa, Ash Chandler is a stand-up comedian, actor, singer and songwriter. And the star was also a judge at the recent ‘Our Stage Our Talent’, a talent search competition in Goa organised by Big Daddy Entertainment. Incidentally, his association with the competition happened by fluke after he happened to visit the casino one fine day …

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Tracing a journalist’s journey

Former bureau chief of the BBC in New Delhi, Mark Tully, will be at The International Centre Goa (ICG) on September, 19, 5:30 p.m. for the next edition of ICG’s ‘Patrakar: A forum for journalists’. Tully will be in a freewheeling conversation with ICG director Pushkar and senior journalist Sujay Gupta about his long career in journalism, the major stories …

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Goan lad is youngest to clear Tenali Mahapariksha

RAMANDEEP KAUR | NT BUZZ Sixteen-year-old Priyavrat Patil has created a record by becoming the youngest person to clear the ‘Tenali Mahapariksha’. The exam, which is all about Vedic knowledge is conducted by Sri Kanchee Veda Vedantha Sastra Sabha, Tenali, Andhra Pradesh. The examination which has 14 levels is taken twice a year by students studying ‘Shashtras’ and the final …

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