Most people love buying new things. Books, clothes, shoes, accessories, we always seem to need more. But with our exceedingly busy lives, going to an actual retail store has become a rare indulgence.
While divers and concerned groups conduct regular clean ups of Grande Island off Vasco, in view of the size of the island and its surrounding waters, concerned groups have come together to organise a underwater and beach clean up exercise, on April 30
Radhakrishnan Pillai - winner of India’s Crossword Raymond Book of the Year award-2016 and a management speaker, trainer, consultant and author of books on Chanakya with over 100 editions sold in 12 languages - will be in Goa for a management training programme on Saturday, April 22 at Ravindra Bhavan Vasco
They’ve been halfway across the world on two sturdy wheels. This young couple Sasha and Iyron, with roots in Goa, but who have made Australia their home, rode from their adopted country to Goa, through heavy rain and winding mountain roads
The Brazilian Cultural Centre in Goa (Centro Cultural Brasileiro em Goa), a new initiative by the Lusophone Society of Goa was recently launched. Dr Aurobindo Xavier who will head this centre, speaks about how the idea came about and why such cultural initiatives need more support
There are indelible imprints of a bygone era in their modern ethos. The ancient cities, Indore and Ujjain rightly represent the face of cultural tourism in Madhya Pradesh and offer visitors colourful memories which they can cherish for life
Designer Rohan Matthew talks about the unique concept of earth-bag structure- a new age and an inexpensive type of natural home that revolves around using natural resources and can go a long way in protecting the environment
With the city constantly on the move, Delhi is a melee of different sights and sounds. A happy Bollywood tune drifting through the air while a group of half-naked homeless children sit helplessly along the sidewalk.
A solar-powered cinema was unveiled in Burkina Faso ahead of the city’s hosting of Africa’s top film festival, even as movie theatres on the continent continue to disappear. The theatre, with its 300-seat capacity, will run on solar energy. Named Canal Olympia Yennenga, it is now the third-largest movie hall in the Burkina Faso capital Ouagadougou.
With only a skimpy loincloth to protect their modesty, thousands of men brave freezing temperatures to fight for lucky charms thrown by a priest at Japan’s annual Naked Man Festival. A writhing mass of sweaty worshippers wrestled for elbow-room inside Saidaiji Temple in Okayama, western Japan, in the hope of catching the sacred batons.
The academic year comes to an end, students of all age groups are busy preparing to answer their exams and every single one of them wants to do well.
Aimed at promoting the ghumot, an acoustic percussion instrument that’s made out of clay and is ingenious to the state, the first ghumot festival, which is also crowd-sourced, is to be held at Siridao beach. The festival will bring together ghumot players and folk singers and will also demonstrate the craft of making a ghumot