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All you knead is love

CHRISTINE MACHADO For many people, the day usually begins with a cup of coffee and a meal of bread. And for Goans, nothing quite beats the whiff and taste of traditional Goan breads especially the popular ‘pao’, ‘unde’ and ‘poie’, often delivered to the doorstep piping hot, by the ‘poder’ (bread man). And while these breads are available at bakeries …

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Fado for the soul

Noite de Fado (Fado night) was celebrated at Cidade de Goa’s fine dining restaurant Alfama. The fado, a Portuguese origin song, is a mellifluous haunting melody, evoking passions of love, sorrow, jealousy and guilt. The fado had its origins in the 19th century in the Alfama district of Portugal. A fado, was sung by the families and lovers of sailors …

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HEAL institute ties up with Nobert’s Fitness Studio

PANAJI: With the gym business in the state fighting fit, Mumbai based HEAL Institute, on Tuesday, announced the launch of its Goa operations in partnership with Norbert’s Fitness Studio. Post tie up with Nobert’s the institute will be offering several of its core services, such as physiotherapy, sports massage, strength, rehabilitation, etc., to Goan clients. A leader in physiotherapy, rehabilitation …

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Raia: A goal each in either half by Jobern Cardozo and Ronaldo Coelho helped Santa Cruz Club of Cavelossim outclass Dunes Sports Club 2-0 and finish second in the GFA First Division League, at Raia panchayat grounds on Monday. SCC Cavelossim made their intentions known right from the start as they launched nice moves, one of which culminated into a …

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Pre-monsoon works in full swing in city

Panaji: Pre-monsoon works are in full swing in the city and its surrounding areas so that citizens should not face inconvenience in the monsoon season. The Corporation of City of Panaji has undertaken the pre-monsoon works on a war footing and has started trimming of trees in the market area, cleaning of gutters near the church square, lifting of debris, …

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An ode to women

RAMANDEEP KAUR Music is a never ending journey for singer and songwriter Akshada Bandekar. Having released 10 songs so far in different languages like English, Konkani and Hindi, the singer is now back with a new music video ‘What’s Next’. Women, she says, are sometimes underappreciated and their dreams and ambitions are undervalued just because they are women. And it …

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Trump breaks with Abe, says not bothered by NK missile tests

Tokyo: President Donald Trump said Monday he is not “personally” bothered by recent short-range missile tests that North Korea conducted this month, breaking with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who is hosting the president on four-day state visit full of pageantry. Standing beside Trump at a news conference after hours of talks, Abe disagreed with the US President, saying the …

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Hike farmer income support, raise peak tax threshold: Ficci

New Delhi: The recent slowdown in the economy stem not only from slow investment growth and subdued exports but also from weakening growth in consumption demand, industry body Ficci has told the Finance Ministry In a pre-Budget 2019-20 memorandum to the ministry, Ficci has warned of long-term repercussions if the serious concerns on the economy are not addressed urgently. “Indian …

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Valencia down giants Barcelona to win Copa del Rey

Seville: Valencia beat Barcelona 2-1 to win the Copa del Rey on Saturday, ending the Spanish champions’ four-year winning streak in the competition and denying them a domestic double. Kevin Gameiro and Rodrigo Moreno struck first-half goals to give Marcelino’s dominant Valencia control of the final in Seville’s sweltering Benito Villamarin stadium. Record 30-times Cup winners Barcelona struggled without injured …

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3 held for stealing tyres of newly-built bus at Dharbandora

Ponda: Cracking a theft case within few hours, Ponda police on Sunday arrested three people along with six tyres worth Rs 90,000 stolen from a newly-built bus parked at Gauthan Pillem Dharbandora in an open space and has also attached the Eicher Tempo used in the theft. The arrested accused are identified as Elisan Picardo (26) a resident of Opa Khandepar, Ashok …

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