A JOURNEY OF SELF-DISCOVERY FOR DR. SOPHIA RODRIGUES

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  • September 22, 2017

DEVIKA SARDESAI

 

What started as just as an interaction turned into a medium of motivation and strength for women to explore their hidden talents. I intended to take down every word she said but her anecdotes captivated me so much so that I could meagerly pen a few words down, she just made me speechless. Meet Dr Sophia Rodrigues, an obstetrician by profession and painter by interest.

 

Q. No doubt you are a wonderful doctor but what inspired you to pick up the brush and paint your imagination?
– We women, at times, need inspiration to realise the talents within us but…

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WE GET ONLY ONE LIFE TO ACHIEVE OUR GOALS: DELILAH LOBO

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THOMAS FERNANDES

 

Q. Do you cherish any childhood memories?
– While I was studying in the boarding at Our Lady of Perpetual Succour, Navelim, from standard 6th to 10th, I enjoyed there the most with a lot of friends. We lived like a family there. I still cherish those memories.

Q. How did Michael Lobo come into your life?
– Michael and I are both cousins and knew each other since childhood. We liked each other, and were ultimately united in holy matrimony.

Q. Who encouraged you to join politics?
– It was entirely because of my husband Michael Lobo. He had contested elections to…

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MEET GOA’S SUPER AGENT

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  • September 16, 2017

GANPAT SATOSKAR

 

Pradip N Joshi a well-known name in most households of Goa is a story of determination, hard work, patience and success. Working as a LIC agent, he achieved the heights that most working professionals can only dream of. Working from a four storey plush corporate premises and driving a luxury SUV, this person can only make you envy him.
Born in a family of very humble background, Joshi’s father was a taxi driver. After doing his initial schooling in Saraswat Vidhyalaya, he joined St. Xavier’s Higher Secondary School on a scholarship for economically backward students. In a bid to…

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DEEPALI DESAI: A GOAN GIRL IN THE BIG CITIES

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TANVI BAMBOLKAR

 

Some of the major reasons for girls dropping out of the school are less amount of dowry to be paid if the girl is married young and secondly once the puberty hits them the school infrastructure is unable to meet the demands of hygiene.

 

She was one of the Gomant Bal Bhushan Awardees in her school days in creative performance. She was passionate about theatre as well as journalism. Her love for journalism took her beyond the boundaries of Goa to explore the possibilities in bigger cities. Deepali Desai, a strong willed girl from Goa, after exploring the metros…

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DIGITAL REVOLUTION

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Vishal Lobo, a young entrepreneur from Porbawaddo Calangute has revolutionised the smartphone market with his excellent customer service. The vision and entrepreneur skills of this young man has made Digital World the most sought after mobile store in Goa. Digital World has now become a name that is synonymous with trust, a name that has in itself became a brand. Started in 2002, Digital World has three outlets today, situated at prime locations in Panaji city. Digital World offers a range of mobile handsets of all the top brands at competitive prices.
Digital World is now starting with the first…

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YAKI ZUSHI: A TREASURE CHEST OF ORIENTAL CUISINE

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Team TNV’s Amey Joshi talks to restaurateur Amory Dsouza, chef and owner of Yaki Zushi restaurant about his inspiration and journey of introducing South East Asian cuisine to the coastal state of Goa

 

Q. How did your journey begin in this field?
– Since my family was in hospitality line, I took up to learning all that I could of this field. After pursuing my BSc in Hospitality & Hotel Administration from Bangalore, I began working as a management trainee for Taj Vivanta in Panaji. While working as a chef de partie at Tamari, a Pan Asian restaurant at Taj, I…

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RAJDEEP NAIK COMPLETES 20 YEARS IN THEATRE

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When I was in seventh, Anvekar sir took us for a skit competition at Kala Academy in which I had acted. That was my first performance, but the real breakthrough came during my Higher Secondary School days when Dilip Dhargalkar gave me a break in the one-act play competition.

 

Imagine a situation when you are about to start a ticketed show and someone walks to you amongst the crowd with a thick file of documents. The documents have enough proof that the drama which you are about to perform is copyright protected and you have no rights. The hall is…

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BOMBAY TO BICHOLIM AND BACK, DR SHEKHAR SALKAR’S JOURNEY IS INSPIRATIONAL

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Oncologist Dr Shekhar Salkar is not a new name in Goa’s medical field. He is also known for his penchant for the game of Cricket. His journey is inspiration for those who want to make a career in Goa without crossing the borders forever.

 

One quality that makes Dr Shekhar Salkar different from the rest of medical practitioners is his style of dealing with the patients. Known for his ever smiling face and humour even while dealing with the most difficult cases, Salkar has been the face of the profession in the state.
“I never had the confidence that I will…

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AGAINST ALL ODDS

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RUPESH SAMANT

 

Nursing Was An Accident In My Life But I Am Loving The Injuries: Vithoba Mhalkar

 

When nursing education was a female fiefdom, VithobaMhalkar was amongst the few males to try their hand at this profession. Currently faculty at Institute of Nursing Education at Bambolim, teaching psychiatry and research Vithoba has recalls how this noble and evolving profession can be a medium to care for others.

 

When you meet this young guy with white apron instructing the to-be nurses about their nuisances of the profession, you are bound to mistake him for a doctor. Meet Vithoba Mhalkar, teaching faculty at INE,Bambolim….

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AFTER NINE TITLES UNDER HER BELT, IT’S TIME FOR SAMAPADA KUNKOLIENKAR TO WRITE ON WORLD PHILOSOPHY IN KONKANI

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  • September 15, 2017

VINAYA WALAVALKAR

 

Sampada Kunkolienkar has an ardent reader. She has now graduated from being a reader to writer. Right from penning columns in various newspapers in Marathi and Konkani to having nine titles under her belt, she has been one of the most sought after writer in the State. She is a column writer in newspapers like Navaprabha, Lokmat, Sunapranth, Gomantak and Bhangarbhui.
“Ever since my childhood days I had a flare for reading.. It was my favorite hobby and still is a part of my life and it was also the way through which I got into my line of…

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