Sweet 16

Our sixteenth year begins. The sixteenth year of one’s life is considered special and exciting. It’s an age when a gawky persona blossoms. An age when the thoughts are focussed towards an unending horizon that beckons with positive energy and promises excitement and opportunities. It’s an age when the phrase ‘fear of the future” is not part of the lexicon, …

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Cook Express – Momos by Bhavna Tamang Lacerda

[su_label type=”important”]PROFESSIONAL HALT[/su_label] Bhawana Tamang Lacerda is a graduate in Hospitality and Tourism and has a Management degree from the International Institute of Advance Studies (IIAS), Kolkata. She has worked with the Radisson group in Goa and also had a stint in Kuwait. For this “Professional Cook Express Halt” she shows the women of our neighbourhood how to make mouth watering …

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Cook Express – Alur Dum and Rasogullos by Jharna Gosh

Jharna Ghosh of our neighbourhood demonstrated the classic Luchi Alur Dum & Rasogullos . Jharna comes from the 24 Parganas District of West Bengal which is world famous for Sunderbans, the mangrove forests and the Royal Bengal Tigers. Jharna enjoys cooking,travelling and Rabindra Sangeet. [su_slider source=”media: 2067,2068,2069,2070,2071,2072,2073,2074,2075,2076,2077,2078,2079,2080,2081,2082,2083,2084,2085,2086,2087,2088,2089,2090″ link=”lightbox” title=”no” pages=”no”] Luchir Allur Dum Ingredients   1kg Baby Potatoes 2 large …

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A School with a Difference – Sanjay School

Sanjay Centre for Special Education, Porvorim which was established in the year 1981 has spread its branches to Bogda, Vasco. This centre was inaugurated in the premises of Government primary School , on 21st August 2007, at the hands of Ex-CM of Goa Shri Pratapsingh Rane in the distinguished presence of Shri.Milind Naik . The school started with a humble …

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15 years pass as time stands still

A decade and a half sounds like an eternity, but for us the Vasco Watch Team the fifteen years seems to have been just a blur. When you are immersed in the present – Time seems to stand still. The past and future are time zones that don’t penetrate or distract the consciousness. The 365 days gone by seems just …

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Rationalising restrictions

I was travelling by train from Vasco last week and witnessed what certainly cannot be categorised as an “isolated incident.” The railway police while checking the luggage of passengers in our compartment found two bottles of liquor in a fellow passenger’s bag. The scene went into its usual routine with the cops quoting the law and the dire consequences of …

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