Monthly Archives: August 2012

Goan mandos: A blend of East and West

Origins of the Goan mando Folk songs in Konkani were common among the Goan people long before the Portuguese came on the scene. But the mando came into existence during the colonial rule and shows strong Portuguese influences both in … Continue reading

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The perfect husband: A “real” one

Men and household chores Recently I came across this video of a guy who goes beyond just mouthing sweet nothings like that ‘perfect husband doll’. This guy actually walks the talk. Of course he’s acting, but he’s very convincing in … Continue reading

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Goan boxing Olympian

Goa has boxing talent This Olympics-related news item will come as a knock out punch to many.  Everyone knows Goans and football, like xit-koddi or 15 August and patodeo go together, they’re a team. Goans are also often spoken of … Continue reading

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