Election frenzy can be injurious to health

This title is not a mandatory health warning. This is the story of the domestic scene and the drastic behavioural changes in the “LOH” (“Lady of the House” – a caption coined by Col. Proudfoot, a noted humour columnist of yesteryears) in the home of a close relative in the run up to the elections. This drama would surely have …

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Vineella and Basavaraj – Keep the hunger pangs of the destitute at bay

It is heartening that even in this predominantly “I – Me – Myself” world there are still some good Samaritans who take it upon themselves to do something to alleviate the sufferings of fellow human beings. Vineela Diana and Basavaraj Katti, the young husband-wife duo are doing just this within their own modest capability. They have made it their mission …

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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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Get into the “Pages” – A bookstore at last in the neighbourhood

The neighbourhood has for long felt the absence of a book store that has a varied collection that caters to all ages and subjects. In an age when most adults lament the lack of a good reading habit in the younger generation, a bookstore that meets the need has now opened its doors. This enterprise has been set up by …

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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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