Sunday , 15 September 2019
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Konkani category receives positive response at Voice of Goa auditions

Kingfisher “Voice of Goa 2010 is back and in the first auditions that took place recently at Alua, Merces, the organisers were taken by surprise at the response. Despite the incessant rains, a large crowd turned out to witness the preliminary selection round.

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Nhehern Acharya puts Goa on world yoga map

Thirteen-year-old, Nhehern Acharya from Merces is on his way to the World Yoga Asana Championship, Rosario city, Argentina, which is organised every year by the International Yoga Sport Federation, Argentina.

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Feetilicious Statements

By Homai Sagar
Ever thought of the grace and charm that luxury anklets can bring to your feet? These dainty looking pieces of jewellery can be teamed perfectly well with your casuals.

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Following his true calling

Rakesh Mehta, a debutant film director has all the reasons to smile as his movie, ‘Khudakusi’ that was screened at SAFF (South Asian Film Festival) received critical acclaim and even re-screened due to public demand. He spoke to ‘The Navhind Times’ about his movies and his true calling.

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Mahasatsang to be held on September 25

The members of the Art of Living classes conducted all over Goa participated in a car rally recently. The rally began at Miramar went up to Bambolim, then Porvorim and concluded back at Miramar.

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Goa’s Blind Men and the Elephant Called IFFI

By Laxmikant Shetgaonkar


There is a famous story about three blind men who were interpreting an elephant. All of them had never seen one and thus came up with different versions of what an elephant was like. Few years ago, a similar thing happened in Goa, the only difference being the elephant - IFFI.

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Famous Pattamadai Mats of Tamilnadu

By Antony Kuriakose

Known in Tamilnadu for hundreds of years (no marriage was supposed to be complete unless the bride had been gifted with a Pattamadai mat), and these famous korai grass mats had won prizes in the 1903 Art Exhibition at Delhi.

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Rocambolesque Tales from Goan Politics

By Mário Cabral e Sá

A few days back, Anant (Babu) Naik was remembered in Goa. Those of us who have been in this world for many years, many of them pleasant and a few of them sadly not, could not have forgotten the Babu -Diggu equation when they saw the picture of Chief Minister, Mr Digambar Kamat paying his tribute to Babu Naik.

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Of Love, Power and Family

By Tomazinho Cardozo

Families display many quirks. If analysed carefully we will see manipulation and exploitation galore, all a result of a power struggle among family members in the absence of mutual love.

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Celebrating Chavath the Goan Way

By Vinayak Khedekar

The celebration of most loved Hindu festivals of Goa is Chavath which takes place at the family level and Shigmo is more on the community level. Goa celebrates Chavath with the greatest fanfare and an atmosphere of gaiety and festivity pervades every nook and corner.

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