Sumeet Naik

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Devotees wait for their turn to enter Mumbai’s Siddhivinayak temple after scanning QR code

From online time slot booking to restricted entry: What popular places of worship have in store for devotees

With places of worship open for devotees across Maharashtra, FPJ writer unearths the cautionary dividing line between the almighty and th...Read More

Magical Creatures Of Mumbai’s Underbelly review: It is all in the mind or maybe not!

Magical Creatures Of Mumbai’s Underbelly review: It is all in the mind or maybe not!

Every chapter unfolds innumerable possibilities that a human mind is capable to think of.

Borat Subsequent Moviefilm review: A mockumentary guaranteed to make you smile

Borat Subsequent Moviefilm review: A mockumentary guaranteed to make you smile

Cohen in one of his interviews had stated he wanted to release the film before the US Presidential elections as a “reminder to women who ...Read More

Bad Boy Billionaires: India review — A patchwork of old media reports

Bad Boy Billionaires: India review — A patchwork of old media reports

The team of Bad Boy Billionaires: India should have done extra research and given us something we had not seen or known before. Despite t...Read More

Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story: Worth investing your time into

Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story: Worth investing your time into

Based on the book ‘The Scam: Who Won, Who Lost, Who Got Away’ by journalist Sucheta Dalal and Debashish Basu, the series portrays Harshad...Read More

Navratri 2020: Getting into garba mode!

Navratri 2020: Getting into garba mode!

Music and dance has always been a great healer. Goa’s very own ‘Dandiya Queen’, Hetal Gangani, is all out to spread happiness this Navrat...Read More

Observe To Unmask book review: Speaks volumes, but silently

Observe To Unmask book review: Speaks volumes, but silently

Observe to Unmask has a universal appeal. From a non-professional to a student or a Life Coach, this book has something or the other for ...Read More

An Extraordinary Life: An insightful biography of late Goa CM Manohar Parrikar

An Extraordinary Life: An insightful biography of late Goa CM Manohar Parrikar

It brings to the fore some unknown facts about the man who went on to become a part of national consciousness

Next station-Panauti: These Indian railway station names will surely tickle your funnybone

Next station-Panauti: These Indian railway station names will surely tickle your funnybone

Railways have been an integral part of our lives. While many of us are used to station names like Churchgate, Virar and the likes, there ...Read More

Chief Minister Pramod Sawant

Goa bans sale of fish, import of chicken in wake of ongoing battle against COVID-19

Chief Minister Dr Pramod Sawant also took a preventive measure with regard to some bird flu cases reported in neighbouring states by anno...Read More

Goa bans sale of fish, import of Chicken

Goa bans sale of fish, import of Chicken

Even as two of the five patients that were tested positive for COVID-19, have now tested negative, Goa on Thursday banned the sale of fis...Read More

Go(A) Corona: Harmal villagers provide solace to stranded foreign tourists

Go(A) Corona: Harmal villagers provide solace to stranded foreign tourists

Meanwhile, the Goa Chief Minister Dr. Pramod Sawant on Monday admitted that there are around 1600 foreigners currently stuck in Goa. "In ...Read More

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Go(A) Corona: Amidst lockdown and hunger, Goans resort to social media to vent anger

As the CRPF personnel took positions in some of the sensitive areas in Goa, people took to Twitter and other social media platforms to ve...Read More

Book Review: Lots to learn from it

Book Review: Lots to learn from it

‘Learning 2.0’ by Manoj Sonawane could well be considered an informative dossier for all those who want to acquire knowledge as well as p...Read More

Book Review: When Congress flaunted its ‘Lotus’

Book Review: When Congress flaunted its ‘Lotus’

Author Ashwini Bhatnagar has played a masterstroke by going for this title for his book, which has nothing to do with the Bharatiya Janat...Read More

Vishwanath Anand's 'Mind Master' is all  about making right moves

Vishwanath Anand's 'Mind Master' is all about making right moves

Mind Master, authored by India’s first Grandmaster with Susan Ninan is undeniably the most awaited book among the chess players as well a...Read More

Finding Chika: Nevertheless, you taught us to live

Finding Chika: Nevertheless, you taught us to live

Book: Finding ChikaAuthor: Mitch AlbomPublisher: SpherePages: 243; Price: Rs 499

Book Review: For once, off the target

Book Review: For once, off the target

One main reason could be the line of approach adopted by the writer suitable or tailor-made for web series or any other larger platforms

Book Review: ‘Uddhav Raj’ in Maharashtra

Book Review: ‘Uddhav Raj’ in Maharashtra

What is the connection between Shiv Sena and the film Broken Arrow? Dhaval, a seasoned journalist with immense expertise

Diwali 2019: Significance behind the celebrations

Diwali 2019: Significance behind the celebrations

SUMEET NAIK recounts the facts behind the festival that might have grown foggy over time

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