Monday , 26 June 2017


Celebrate Sao Joao the responsible way

Its Sao Joao today – a day in the year that’s greatly anticipated for with this festival comes fun, water, seasonal fruits and alcohol. The young and old, women and children participate in festivities – traditional, modernised or commercial pool parties. However, seldom we remember how we should be cautious and enjoy this festival in its true spirit and as ... Read More »

Golden bells ring at Dayanand Kala Kendra

Dayanand Kala Kendra (DKK) has been promoting cultural and sports activities among the youth for the last 50 years. President of the organisation, M V Naik shares the story of the Curchorem-based DKK with NT BUZZ, and also about their plans to celebrate the golden jubilee year 2016-17   SACHI NAIK | NT BUZZ A cultural organisation in Curchorem, ‘Dayanand ... Read More »

Methods of cooking

Zubin Dsouza A long time ago, our cave dwelling hominid ancestors survived on a diet of wild berries, nuts and all the meats that they could hunt. The meats they dragged home were prepared sashimi style which is to say totally raw. Then a miracle took place and approximately two million years ago, our slightly more developed cave dwelling Neanderthal ... Read More »

Sattari – The honey and the sting

Sanjeev V Sardesai In Sattari, a city dwelling visitor shall immediately feel the dramatic diversity between a ‘concrete jungle’ and the ‘real jungle’. One can relate, at close range, with the mighty Sahayadri Range, more commonly known as the Western Ghats. This Taluka of Goa, set at its North-East corner, is a paradise for many, wishing to either just loiter ... Read More »

Vitamin D: More than just a vitamin

Rohini Diniz Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin that is also called ‘Sunshine Vitamin’ because it is synthesised in the body in the presence of sunlight. Vitamin D is not just a vitamin that we eat, but also a hormone that our bodies produce. Adequate vitamin D is crucial at every stage of our lives, from childhood to old age. ... Read More »

Being a conscious yogi

Sujal Torgal Patil The third International Day of Yoga was celebrated this month. We saw the whole world participating in this endeavour of creating awareness about yoga. Many would not know June 21 was chosen as Yoga Day because June 21 is day of Summer Solstice when the tilt of earth’s axis in the northern hemisphere is most inclined toward ... Read More »

Overcoming the plateau

Deepika Rathod Many may think they are doing everything right but are still unable to lose weight; it has plateaued and cannot be reduced anymore. In such a condition take a step back and think of what you may be doing wrong because of which your weight loss process is being hampered. So here are a few check points to ... Read More »

Sabrina: The ugly duckling

RAMNATH N PAI RAIKAR | NT NETWORK ‘Sabrina’ (1954) directed by the talented Billy Wilder is a modern-day Cinderella story with the only difference being Sabrina has to deal with two princes instead of one. The film based on the play, ‘Sabrina Fair’ (1953) by Samuel A Taylor was plagued with difficulties right from the word go. Although the play ... Read More »

Sleep: The best medicine

Deepika Rathod   A good night’s sleep makes us happy and its benefits keep us healthy. Without sleep one’s body becomes stressed and this can constrain the body’s ability to fight any disease. Disturbed sleep, especially when chronic, alters one’s hormonal balance (cortisol and melatonin) which may in turn influence the behaviour of healthy cells. Please like & share: Read More »

Monsoon tips for diabetics

Sarojini Jose   While rains bring the much needed respite from heat, the change in weather also tends to compromise one’s immune system. While most of us may take steps to avoid the common cold, for diabetic patients the list of preventive measures tends to be much longer. Please like & share: Read More »

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