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The great Goan poet and aesthete Bakibab Borkar (1919-1984) was fond of saying that the beauty and character of Goa had a becalming effect not only on us mortals but on the Gods as well. Beyond his penchant for poetic flourish, Bakibab knew that it was in Goa that the bellicose Durga underwent a personality […]

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The renowned Goan cartoonist and illustrator Mario Miranda passed away today in his village of Loutulim, Goa. Mario-bab was an old world Goan and had in him that inestimable quality of graciousness. He was known best for his brilliant depiction of Goa and his political satire. His canvas was often ‘busy’ but insofar as Goa […]

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Greetings to all on the occasion of Diwali. This year the Hindu Festival of Lights falls on October 26. Hindu tradition admits several interpretations of Diwali. All of them project a unified theme, one of renewal and optimism, symbolizing the triumph of the human spirit over the forces of darkness. In Goa, we have historically […]

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Happy Easter to all! The Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Imaculada Conceição (1541) is among Panjim‘s signature sights, an obligatory photo stop for every visitor to the city. It was not long ago (when Panjim was still a world-class city) that the Church Square and its surrounds were a pedestrian’s delight, a vibrant evening hangout […]

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