YOUNG SACRIFICE

AMEY  JOSHI   In an age when most of the youngsters would be concerned about their education, career or starting a family, these three individuals had already dedicated their lives towards the freedom movement of the country. 23rd March 1931 was the day when young revolutionaries, Bhagat Singh (aged 23), Sukhdev Thapar (aged 23) and Shivaram Rajguru (aged 22) were hanged…

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EUTHANASIA .. A MUTUAL SUFFERING

NIKHIL JACOB   On that blistering cold, fateful night of November 27 rd 1973, a young and promising nurse of KEM Hospital, Mumbai met her traumatizer. The heinous offence (a controversy on its own), whatever it may be, left Ms. Aruna Shanbaug in a Permanent Vegetative State (PVS) for 42 long years, being force fed mashed food, before she finally left…

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GOA: GOA FEST BEGINS TOMORROW, AND HERE COMES A LINE UP OF THE STARS

Panaji (Goa) Tagged as country’s largest advertising festival, Goa Fest 2018 will commence from tomorrow at Grand Hyatt, Bambolim. Besides being the platform to witness the convergence of the Indian advertising and marketing industry, the festival will also have few of the who’s who from different industries participating in it. There will be several advertising and marketing experts who will be…

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EASTER- Not Just Another Holiday!

Beryl Menezes Spring Holidays Resurrection Life. Easter means different things to different people. While Lent gives you a chance to look into your soul, Easter heralds new promises for the year ahead and freedom from memories that are now a past. According to certain calendars, April symbolizes spring; when all creation is born again and there is a…

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Stephen Hawking Through Goan Eyes

Roger Fernandes A young man doomed to death in the two years, goes on to survive till the age of 76, and actually gives the world some of the most mind-boggling theories of the universe. This is a true story, the one we are all familiar with. The man is none other than Stephen William Hawking, who passed away on…

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Taru wo Shiru; What is your enough?

Cassandra harada In April of each year, I go to Hokkaido and shear sheep at a friend’s farm. Each time, I sit down to dinner after a full day with the clippers, and my whole body is reeling from using muscles that haven’t seen use in months. Sheep shearing is hard, dirty work. It’s a…

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GOA: YOUNG ACHIEVERS LIVING THEIR DREAM

Ms. Sangita Sharma Examination time and the desire to score high marks and pursue a particular field of academic interest is a potent combination to make life miserable for many students and also their anxious parents who have fixed goals to achieve. The rat race for scoring high marks in the exams is only getting egregious with time. Parents, teachers,…

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GOA: #DeleteFacebook; Has social media gone too far?

TEAM TNV Amidst all the chaos from the mining crisis in the state right now, us Goans have been distracted from the global happenings. It’s natural. If your house is on fire, you obviously will not have the time to take to Facebook and ‘pray’ for Syria like you usually do. However, while an entitled section of the Goan public…

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GOA: Goa needs a Clean up Act…

MLAs must stop acting like Godfathers of their Constituency and have a vision for the State Sandeep Heble In the last 10 days or so, Goa’s former Tourism Minister Mickey Pacheco got himself into a spot of bother when he drove his car on the beach, reportedly over a parachute, and followed it up by making rude and obscene gestures. Mickey’s…

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GOA: GOAN LAD RAHUL PRABHUDESSAI TO ATTEMPT SUMMIT – THE MIGHTY MOUNT EVEREST

PANAJI (GOA) Mountaineering is not for the faint hearted and climbing the Everest is near death. However, a son of Goan soil is set to change the sussegad image of Goa and is going to attempt to scale the highest peak in the world. At 8848 meters (29,029 ft.) Rahul Prabudessai is going to attempt to make it to the…

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