Meet Damien Carvalho – Master of Ceremonies – A.K.A MC/DC

You are having that special birthday party, or anniversary or even your wedding reception. Everything is arranged for décor, catering, service, the bar etc., etc. There is however that one ingredient that will make the occasion a memorable one or just another get-together—the host for the evening – or the “MC”. The person who makes everything gel together – creates …

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Sitar Recital Held At Bhavan’s Narayan Bandekar School

SPIC MACAY in association with Kendreya Vidyalaya No.1 held a sitar recital in Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan’s Narayan Bandekar School on 19-07-2016 SPIC MACAY kick started its Indian classical instrumental music 2016 in Goa at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan’s Narayan Bandekar School. It was an awe-inspiring ‘Miya Malhaar’ with the rain gods opening its doors and playing its rhythm with its heavy …

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In Focus – Photography Contest & Exhibition

XoomIn Photographers club de Goa in association with Ravindra Bhavan, is organizing a Photography Contest & Exhibition on 17 & 18 Jan 2015. The Theme : Portrait & Cityscape. Four images can be submitted in each theme, Winners will be awarded with Cash Prizes and certificates to all participants. Photographs should be printed in 12/18 size . Photographs should be …

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Art Gallery Studio 07 opened at Baina

Apeeksha Nadkarni is a Fine Arts graduate and has exhibited her works at several exhibitions at leading galleries around India. She has also bagged awards for her artistic works. Apeeksha has now opened an Art Gallery – Studio 07, at Baina, Vasco, that will a space dedicated to displaying art and conducting art workshops and events. The Studio was inaugurated …

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Meet to co-ordinate and assess status of city development projects

A meeting of the various government departments, as well as major organizations like the MPT, GSL, Indian Navy, CISF, Airports Authority was convened by the Hon’ble MLA Vasco, Shri Carlos Almeida to assess the status and co-ordinate the progress of various city development projects. It was also a meeting to get final views before tendering of the four major projects. …

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Neil’s dream becomes ‘REALITY” with release of first solo album

Man lives in a world that oscillates between reality and dreams. Who does not yearn for dreams to transform into reality? Lucky and blessed are the ones for whom the transformation happens in their lifetime. Neil Fernandes has been dreaming and breathing music from the time he was a toddler, barely taller than a violin. With the release of his …

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Regina Mundi High School are Mormugao U-14 yrs Football Champions

Valentino scored a splendid hattrick as Regina Mundi High School beat Blessed Joseph School, Sancoale 3-0 to emerge Champions of the Mormugao Taluka Inter School U-14 yrs Football Tournament organised by the Directorate of Youth and Sports Affairs and played at the RMS ground Chicalim. Regina Mundi were leading 1-0 at half time. Blessed Joseph Vaz School matched their famed …

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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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Cook Express – Sizzlers II by Isha Lakhani

Isha Lakhani of our neighbourhood is a cooking enthusiast. She  demonstrated the all time favourite Sizzlers in Italian and a unique Desi Punjabi Style. [su_slider source=”media: 2019,2018,2016,2015,2014,2013,2012,2011,2010,2009,2008,2007,2006,2005,2004″ link=”lightbox” title=”no”] Sizzler – Punjabi style Chana kebabs Ingredients: Red / Black Chana Potatoes Bread Crumbs Red Chilli Paste Garlic Paste Ginger Paste Chat Masala Salt   Method: Soak the Chana overnight. Boil it …

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Vascoites go Mountaineering!

– By Mrs.Lakshmi Iyer Nine mountaineering enthusiasts from Vasco were part of a 32 member team who joined Eco Treks, Goa  on a trek to Mani Mahesh lake. Mani Mahesh lake is at a height of about 13400 ft. and located close to  Mani Mahesh Kailash peak in the Pir Panjal range of the Himalayas in Chamba District of Himachal …

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Josh Express – The Amphibian Orchestra & The Snake Dance

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Cook Express – Vegetable and Egg Chop by Mahua Char

Mahua Char is passionate about Rabindra Sangeet and is a talented singer too. She is a qualified musician who holds a post graduate degree in Music from Rabindra Bharathi, Kolkata. She shared some typical Bengali recipes with the women of our neighbourhood on 6th June 2014. [su_carousel source=”media: 1992,1990,1988,1987,1986,1985,1984,1983,1982,1981,1980,1979,1978,1977,1976,1975,1974,1973,1972,1971,1970″ link=”lightbox” height=”300″ items=”1″ title=”no”] Vegetable chop Ingredients 1 medium size Potato boiled and mashed …

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The Shows Begin at Ravindra Bhavan, Baina

The Chairman of the Ravindra Bhavan, Baina, Shri. Milind S. Naik, Minister for Power along with the Vice Chairman Shri. Chandrakant K. Gawas and other members of the General Council held a press conference recently at the Bhavan with a view to making people aware of the newly created facility, and urging them to make use of it. The Ravindra …

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Cook Express – Mocktails by Donsavio Lacerda

We had a Don in Bartending boarding the Cook Express. Donsavio Lacerda will teach you the ropes of making creamy, fizzy and other thirst quenching mocktails. Just what the doctor ordered for this hot summer. Donsavio has had a passion for training people in the food & beverage arena and has conducted several workshops as a freelance trainer. He has in …

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Cook Express – Chinese Cuisine by Hotel La Paz Gardens

Hotel La Paz Gardens gave the Cook Express a green signal. La Paz, as it is known to everyone in the neighbourhood, has a loyal clientele who swear by their Chinese restaurant – Sweet ‘n’ Sour. Chef Rakesh Kumar takes you through the paces in making some special Chinese cuisine . A soup, a chicken recipe and a veggie dish …

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Cook Express – Spicy Kolhapuri Misal Pav & Batata Vada by Kavita Gupte

Ms Kavita Gupte of our neighbourhood is a person of many talents and interests. She has a passion for craft making, rangolis of various types, embroidery and cooking. If you missed her class on 10th April 2014 get the recipe from below and make spicy Kolhapuri style Misal Pavs and Batata Wadas . [su_carousel source=”media: 1603,1604,1605,1606,1607,1608,1609,1610,1611,1612,1613,1614,1615,1616,1617,1618,1620,1621,1622,1623,1624,1625,1626,1627,1628,1629,1630,1631,1632,1633,1634,1635,1636,1637,1638,1639″ link=”lightbox” width=”640″ height=”200″ title=”no” autoplay=”3000″]RECIPE COMING …

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Cook Express – KAI MURUKKUS by Lakshmi Iyer

Whose mouth does not water when the word Murrukku(Chakkli) is uttered! Did you know that making Kai Murrukkus is an art? But if you have the correct dough and nimble fingers you can master the art just like Lakshmi Iyer an ex banker from our neighbourhood, a Murrukku specialist. Lakshmi demonstrated the delicious crunchy murukkus in the traditional as well …

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Cook Express – TENDER COCONUT SOUFFLÉ by Divya & Dhanwanti Furtado

As a part of Cook Express, a Vasco Watch Community Initiative, the Mother and Daughter Duo Dhanwanti  Furtado and Divya Furtado demonstrated how to make the unique and scrumptious Tender Coconut Soufflé. [su_carousel source=”media: 1497,1496,1495,1494,1493,1492,1491,1490,1489,1488,1487,1486,1485,1484,1483,1482,1481,1480,1479,1478,1477,1476,1475,1474,1473,1472,1471″ link=”lightbox” width=”640″ height=”200″ title=”no”]   Tender Coconut Soufflé Ingredients 10 Tender Coconuts 2 Tins Milkmaid Gelatin – 2 packets (1ltr) Pasteurised Milk Sugar if required Method …

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Cook Express – BLUEBERRY CHEESECAKE by Sunaira Peris

As a part of Cook Express, a Vasco Watch Community Initiative, “Little Chef” Sunaira Peris, a Class IX Student of Navy Children School demonstrated a lipsmackingly delicious Blueberry Cheesecake. She was assisted by Ms. Sarita Peris, her mother. So, grab the ingredients needed and make one yourself! [su_carousel source=”media: 1469,1468,1467,1466,1465,1464,1463,1462,1461,1460,1459,1458,1457,1456,1455,1454,1453,1452,1451,1450,1449,1448,1447,1446,1445,1444,1443,1442,1441,1440,1439″ link=”lightbox” width=”640″ height=”200″ title=”no”] Ingredients for The base 3 small packets …

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Cook Express – NONMBU ADAI by Hema Sundaram

Hema Sundaram is an ex banker who has won many an award for her culinary skills. Her main interest is in traditional recipes. Hema says , ‘ I want to preserve yesterday’s recipes today for tomorrows generation”. Hema taught the participants a traditional dish called Nonmbu Adai – the sweet and the savoury version with rice flour, lentils and jaggery. …

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Cook Express – BREADS & BAKING by Rita Shinde

On the occasion of International Women’s Day on Mar 8th, the Vasco Watch brings the Cook Express to the women of our neighbourhood. Cook Express will be an ongoing cooking class programme that aims to involve women of our neighbourhood who will share their passion for cooking with people of the neighbourhood. The cooking instructors will be people from all …

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BITS (Goa) win the regional round of the ‘Tata Crucible Campus Quiz 2014′

The 10th edition of the Tata Crucible Campus Quiz kick started with an exhilarating battle of wits in Goa. India’s largest and highest rated inter-collegiate business quiz received enthusiastic response from the campus crowd, cheering and supporting their peers. Bhargav Vishwanathan and Ananth Kachroo from BITS Pilani emerged as winners in a neck to neck fight at the Goa regional …

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ICDS Mormugao Celebrates Girl Child Day 24th Jan

The Girl Child Week 2014 culminated on 24th Jan – the Girl Child Day. The ICDS Mormugao celebrated the occasion at the Municipal Children’s Park with a program involving adolescent girls and 114 Anganwadi Workers of the Taluka. The ICDS in coordination with ARZ – Social Work NGO, had initiated the Safe Teens Program in which adolescent boys and girls …

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JCI Dabolim Celebrates Road Safety Week

JCI Dabolim, Celebrated ‘Road Safety Week’ in association with the ‘Traffic Cell of Vasco’ at Alto Dabolim- Bogmalo Junction and at Airport Junction. Present on the occasion were the P.I. Traffic Cell Sudesh Narvekar, JCI Dabolim President Ganesh Lamani and others. Various cards, pamphlets were handed out and prizes were distributed to the riders who identified the correct traffic signs. …

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Shore Based Test Facility Commissioned at Goa

India, on 28th Jan, joined yet another elite group of nations when the Shore Based Test Facility (SBTF) was commissioned for Indian Navy at INS Hansa, Goa. This is the third such facility in the world, after the United States and Ukraine. SBTF is primarily used for flight testing of naval aircraft that operate from aircraft carriers. Initially conceptualised for …

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