The COOJ Suicide Prevention Listening Helpline

COOJ Mental Health Foundation is a registered Charitable Trust (since 2000) that works towards promoting mental health and providing for psycho-social rehabilitation services in Goa. Recognising that the rate of suicides in Goa is a disturbing issue, COOJ has been addressing this concern since last year wherein they have been promoting suicide prevention awareness in the state. Deciding to pursue this …

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Physio Dr. Amanda – Drug free, surgery free, pain relief and healing with no side effects

Have an arthritic knee, a sports injury, pre or post partum problems, diabetic wound that is not healing or a host of other conditions that seem persistent? Perhaps, what you need is proper physiotherapy to alleviate your problem. Dr. Amanda Coutinho (P.T.), has set up her fully equipped physiotherapy centre at Alto Chicalim that meets the needs of almost all …

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From mouse to mike Nadeem Ahmed – a cricket commentator in the making

Sports commentary has morphed into a speciality that adds that vital spice to the game, especially since the TV viewers of the game now number in millions all across the globe. A computer engineer who is an aspiring young cricket commentator from our neighbourhood, Nadeem Ahmed, has been steadily climbing the rungs of the cricket commentary firmament through sheer passion …

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Lionel wins State Level Photography Contest 2013

Lionel Angelo Nunes of Class 8, Regina Mundi High School, Chicalim, won the 1st prize, in the School Category, at the State Level Photography Contest 2013, on the theme “Sports in Goa” organized by the Sports Authority of Goa (SAG). The aim of the Competition was to popularize and propagate sports culture in Goa by getting rare sports photographs, in …

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Ongoing State Senior Selection Chess Championship – 18th to 22nd Sept 2013

State senior Chess Championship 2013 commences at Multipurpose Hall SAG Sports Complex Chichalim Vasco. Tournament is organized by Murmagao Taluka Chess (MTCA) in auspicious with Goa Chess Association and Sports Authority of Goa. All together 82 participants have taken part in this championship from different Taluka’s of Goa which includes 39 rated players. This is a selection tournament for the …

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ATTENTION ALL LPG CONSUMERS!

Last Date for availing subsidy benefit extended to November 30th!

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Knowing Your Onions

My domestic help and gardener have stopped buying onions. It has been over a month since they last tasted this pungent bulb. I elaborated for them the genesis and reasons that have led to this situation. I attempted to explain to them the nuances of the macro economic factors that were part of the cause. I also touched upon the …

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Rim Jhim 2013 Celebrations

  The rains are still here. Reluctant to give way to the onset of drier days. It has been a wonderful monsoon and we celebrated Rim Jhim 2013- Songs, Verse, Art, Dance, Stories all revelling in the joys of rain. Peacocks and sketches by the students of Govt. High School, Mangor, brightened up the walls. An evening of neighbourhood camaraderie. …

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Salgaocar FC to launch community outreach program on September 15

Salgaocar FC will launch its football community outreach program on Sunday, 15th Sept at the Regina Mundi Ground in Vasco Da Gama. The Programme is open to boys and girls from 6 to 11 years of age and aims to develop technical skills, inculcate the sporting spirit and a love for the beautiful game. For a token registration fee of …

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YMCA – Battle of the Shuttle 21 & 22 Sept

The YMCA, Vasco badminton tourney is here again! Read for more details and to download the registration forms.

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Free cappuccino for Vasco Watch readers at Ruta’s World Café

Ruta’s World Cafe offers Vasco Watch readers a Free cappuccino along with a regular order. To avail of this offer carry along a copy of our Special 14th Anniversary Issue(published on 29/08/2013) . It will certainly be a satisfying experience that will make you go back for more. Elegant, cosy ambience and a menu that’s in a class of its …

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Malhotras – Adding Punjabi tadka to life in the neighbourhood

Our neighbourhood is a cauldron of people from various regions of our vast land. Each adding their unique flavour to the cultural milieu. Vasco Watch has been highlighting their professional endeavours as well as the cuisines and dishes of the various regions through workshops/demos and featuring places you can get special items not available in restaurants. We introduce you to …

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