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Exam Anxiety: A cause for concern

Consider stress a friend rather than an enemy that you have to fight. Befriend stress by looking at exams as a training to prime your mind and take on greater challenges Aldina Braganza Semester end exams are around the corner and students are feeling the pressure. While it’s normal to feel a certain level of anxiety about the upcoming exams, …

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Dancing through the night

ANNOUSHKA FERNANDES | NT BUZZ The nine day festival of Navratri is celebrated all over the country with great fervour. Symbolising the victory of good over evil, it is celebrated during the month of Ashwin with people observing a fast and seeking blessings and offering prayers to Goddess Durga. But Navratri is incomplete without the traditional and fun-filled dances of …

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In honour of Goddess Saraswati

Hindus in Goa will celebrate the three-day long festival of Saraswati Pujan from October 5 RAMESH SAVAIKAR NT NETWORK Saraswati Devi Pujan is one of the most popular festivals of Hindu and is celebrated in the bright half of the Hindu month Ashwin during Navratri Utsav period. This year the three-day long festival will commence on Ashwin Shudh Saptami, ie …

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Creativity set free

Arpita Srivastava | NT NETWORK In a bid to motivate and encourage inmates creatively, the Modern Central Jail, Colvale introduced a unique initiative under the supervision of inspector general of the prison, Hemant Kumar. The inmates previously undertook a cleanliness drive in the prison premises wherein walls which were covered with dampness and fungus were cleaned and repainted. Following this, a wall …

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Pills with no side effects

Entrepreneur and advocate  Nilesh Amonker’s recently released debut book ‘Room for Change’ offers life fundas on how you can  unlock your full potential and realise your dreams, finds NT BUZZ CHRISTINE MACHADO |  NT BUZZ Nilesh Amonker never dreamed of writing a book. In fact, writing was not something he ever thought about or considered trying for a long time. …

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Celebrating the incredible Bengali Puja

Zubin D’souza Every morning I wake up at the crack of dawn and set off on a long run. I enjoy the solitude; I love the feel of dew moistened roads trying to create slippery slick so that my shoes don’t garner enough traction. I follow the run up with weights at the gym or freehand exercises at the park …

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Ayurveda for healthy eyes

Sujal Torgal Patil Vision occupies about 40 per cent of the brain’s capacity; that’s why we close our eyes to relax and fall asleep. Four of the 12 cranial nerves are dedicated exclusively to vision, while two other nerves are vision-related. That’s how much importance nature has given to our eyes. Yet sight is the most abused of all the …

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Shane felicitated by PM for his commitment to ‘swachhata’

On the occasion of the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, student of Lourdes Convent High School, Shane Savio Fernandes was felicitated by PM Modi for his essay on ‘swachhata’. NT KURIOCITY gets you the details ANNA FERNANDES | NT KURIOCITY As the inheritors of the planet, the younger generation is stepping forward to ensure that their voices are heard. Among …

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Dreaming of an Olympic medal

Vinesh Phogat will win an Olympic medal. She believes this with a conviction that is absolute. She can see it, feel the texture of the medal in her hand. You can see the conviction in the grim line of her mouth, the blank eyes – hiding a glint of something dangerous – every time she takes to the mat. Where …

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Body language speaks volumes

Maria Fernandes Non-verbal communication is equally important as verbal communication. As parents when we communicate with our children, a lot of our communication is without words and includes facial expressions, gestures, body contact, eye contact, personal space and tone of voice. Positive body language can improve our relationship with our children and boost emotional connections in the family. Most little children love …

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