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Symptoms that shouldn’t be ignored

Sudden headaches, constant tiredness and shortness of breath could be symptoms which one should look out for. There are times one experiences unexplained pain and medical conditions that go away on their own, but that’s not always the case. Sometimes, it is better to get it checked by a medical professional because one can never say when it could turn ... Read More »

Witness for the Prosecution: The Laughton show

RAMNATH N PAI RAIKAR | NT NETWORK ‘Witness for the Prosecution’ (1957), a courtroom drama movie with film noir elements, was a successful screen collaboration between director, Billy Wilder and popular mystery writer, Agatha Christie. In fact, it was the first film adaptation of Christie’s story, translated for the screen by Larry Marcus, Harry Kurnitz and Wilder himself. Christie had ... Read More »

The way she sees it

‘Sakshi – Her Story’, a mono drama, all set to be performed on August 11 in Goa, is about the resilience of women in the face of adversity and loss, finds NT BUZZ CHRISTINE MACHADO| NT BUZZ In 2015, theatre actor, writer and scholar Akhila Ramnarayan won (“rather unexpectedly”) the Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskar award for acting. As part ... Read More »

Nandita’s book ‘The Flavours of Nationalism’ at ICG’s Kitaab-Books in Discussion series

NT BUZZ The International Centre Goa (ICG) will organise a discussion on the book entitled ‘The Flavours of Nationalism: Recipes for Love, Hate and Friendship’ by Human Rights lawyer, teacher, campaigner and writer, Nandita Haksar. This programme will be held from 11 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. on August 11 at The International Centre Goa, Dona Paula. The programme will be ... Read More »

Bazaar diaries

Shaifali and Aashish Mohnot’s new store, ‘OORJA, the Artisan Bazaar’, is a happy confluence of traditional and modern ware. The products range from clothing to home decorative items finds NT BUZZ RAMANDEEP KAUR | NT BUZZ If you are a person who loves eclectic style, then you simply must visit the new store ‘OORJA, the Artisan Bazaar’ located in Porvorim. ... Read More »

Foods that began wars and revolutions

Zubin Dsouza Humankind has the incessant desire to go to war. It might be a clash of tribes or a small skirmish at the border; sometimes it is a war of words or a build up by the choicest use of vitriolic rhetoric or sabre rattling. If there is anything that I have learnt over the years, it is probably ... Read More »

We’re in a soup!

Janice Savina Rodrigues The monsoons are playing truant with this year’s rainfall fluctuating from dry spells to heavy downpour. This is not the reason ‘we’re in a soup’, but it’s the dilemma of making the right choice that is eating us up. The choice I am referring to is the range of soups that make their way to your handheld ... Read More »

Cuncolim The land of festivities, art & the braves

Sanjeev V Sardesai We come to the end of our journey through the village of Cuncolim, recounting the chieftains’ attack and the martyrdom of five priests on July 15, 1583. When we look at history, we must note that in the mid-sixteenth century Goa’s borders were not yet formed. The present day borders took shape only after 1788. At the ... Read More »

Best destinations for solo women travellers in 2018

Travelling solo is one of the most memorable and adventurous things that women can do to test their boundaries. There are few things as thrilling as travelling solo, especially if you are a woman. It makes you challenge yourself and discover your ability to cope independently, even on unfamiliar terrain. And the best part is there are lots of places ... Read More »

Managing hangovers

Rohini Diniz A hangover is a group of unpleasant symptoms that can develop after drinking too much alcohol and typically occurs when the blood alcohol content drops significantly and is at or near zero in the morning after a night of heavy drinking. The symptoms of a hangover depend on what and how much is drunk and include fatigue and ... Read More »