Guest Column

Stay safe during Diwali
Stay safe during Diwali

With the festival of lights around the corner, there’s the constant challenge of balancing fun with safety More +

For The Love of Sport
For The Love of Sport

SAVIO DE NORONHA, Programme Executive, All India Radio (Union Ministry of Information & Broadcasting), radio jockey for FM Rainbow and anchor for Doordarshan Sports, recalls his experiences at the recent Commonwealth Games 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland More +

DOING THE SAMBA WITH BRAZIL
DOING THE SAMBA WITH BRAZIL

For any football fan, the FIFA World Cup is a much-awaited event where top teams from across the world clash and stir up a frenzy across the planet that is hard to match. I had always wanted to witness a World Cup first hand and watch some of my favourite teams like Brazil, Argentina and Spain in action. This year’s competition was to be held in Brazil, a place I wanted to visit, and I felt that this is one World Cup that I had to experience in person, since I feel that Brazil is the spiritual home of football More +

364 Days of Transformation
364 Days of Transformation

One of the first questions you’ll probably ask yourself when you first spot Kishore M Shah’s book, ‘364 Days of Transformation’, is that what happened to the 365th day? Shah, who is an accomplished organisation development professional with more than 15 years of experience, attempts to look beyond the 365th day, or rather the first day. More +

Experience the great outdoors
Experience the great outdoors

If the rains conjure images of a warm bed, tea and a nice book, perhaps you need to step outside your house and witness the magic that is Goa during the monsoons More +

KNITTING A SAFETY NET
KNITTING A SAFETY NET

A lot more needs to be done to ensure that women in India can live without fear of assault More +

A HOUSE IN GOA
A HOUSE IN GOA

As fate would have it, Goa drew her in more than a decade ago, but it took a blessing from the gods for author HETA PANDIT’s search for a literal place to call home to come to fruition More +

Goods & Service Tax: The Government’s No 1 Economic Agenda
Goods & Service Tax: The Government’s No 1 Economic Agenda

As the election season enters its final stretch, both the leading national parties agree that the single most important financial reform needed to kickstart the slowing economy is the introduction of Goods and Service Tax (GST). It is expected that the introduction of GST will increase India’s GDP by one to two per cent. This would mean employment generation of 15 to 25 lakh new jobs and a positive gain of $15 billion (`905bn). This represents a massive human and financial rate of return and would be an important milestone in the history of post-independence India More +

POWER OF WORDS

Goa’s recent triumphs in two legal proceedings at the national level are achievements that every Goan should be proud of. The state’s legal teams led by Advocate General ATMARAM NADKARNI were able to defend Goa’s rights in both cases: the issue with Karnataka vis-a-vis the Mhadei river at the Tribunal and the mining ban at the Supreme Court More +



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