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Six foods loaded with iron

Soma Das For a balanced diet, iron-rich foods are crucial. The most important function performed by iron is to supply oxygen throughout the body and produce red blood cells. Deficiency of iron causes anaemia, which is a common problem amongst teenagers today. Iron can be divided into heme iron and non heme iron. While heme iron is easier to absorb ... Read More »

Celebrating the life of St Alex

The feast of St Alex will be celebrated at St Alex, Church, Curtorim with the usual pomp and fervour, reports NT BUZZ SACHI NAIK| NT BUZZ St Alex Church, Curtorim will celebrate the annual feast of St Alexius on July 22. St Alex Church is also known as ‘Santo Aleixo Igreja em Curtorim, Goa’ in Portuguese. It was first built in ... Read More »

Goa’s Sidhant to play in Neymar Jr’s Five World Final

Margao-based Sidhant Kanekar, who is a Neymar Jr fan, businessman and actor has won the opportunity to join #neymarjrsteam at the Neymar Jr’s Five World Final which will begin today in Praia Grande, Brazil. NT BUZZ has all the details RAMANDEEP KAUR | NT BUZZ Sidhant Kanekar is all set to represent Goa in the third edition of World Final ... Read More »

Kabir’s 600-year-old story of love, peace and religious harmony

Music composer, lyricist and chairman of Sangeet Natak Academy, Shekhar Sen will perform his internationally acclaimed musical monoact ‘Kabeer’ to be staged at Kala Academy, Panaji. NT BUZZ brings you the details NT BUZZ A mono act based on the life of poet and saint Kabir is been organised by the Directorate of Art and Culture and Kala Academy in association with Goa University. ... Read More »

Orra introduces new line of bridal diamond jewellery

NT BUZZ Diamond jewellery brand, Orra has introduced a new line of bridal diamond jewellery. In a special showcase at its Margao store, customers walked the ramp adorning statement pieces from the new collection. Uma Chimalkar, Priya Rao (first runner-up of Mrs Goa 2018), Alvita D’costa, Jashvina Sardesai and Palasha Sardesai walked the ramp. The collections on display included designs based on floral motifs and contemporary patterns inspired ... Read More »

Foods and their twisted histories

Zubin Dsouza There was a time when humankind couldn’t control fire. Food was basic and raw. But then a couple of lightning strikes, flint stones and dried grass later we were able to make fire do our bidding. The culinary world that we know today began from that very initial spark. Cooked meat tasted better than the raw version, seasoned ... Read More »

Let’s brunch together

Sunday might be a day dedicated to either the family or to the lazy you. But how about a relaxing and rejuvenating Sunday experience where food and drinks can be enjoyed at one place? Le Meridien, Calangute has just re-launched their Sunday Brunch that’s packed with a punch and we’re loving it Danuska Da Gama I NT BUZZ We all ... Read More »

Heritage in a submerged land

Sanjeev V Sardesai It is a common notion that if ever there is a Third World War, it will be fought for water. The frightening signs are all over, and Goa is not an exception. In our intangible heritage of oral arts, there is an adage “One starts to dig a well, only when thirst hits”. How true! Goa was ... Read More »

Munnar’s famed neelakurinji flower to bloom after 12 years

Indo Asian News Service Starting late July, the Anamalai hills near Munnar in Kerala will be resplendent, clad in a purplish blue carpet. The famed neelakurinji (Strobilanthes kunthiana) will burst into flower – a phenomenon that occurs once in 12 years. Hundreds of thousands of visitors are expected to flock to the Munnar hills to behold the spectacle that lasts ... Read More »

World of food additives

Rohini Diniz Preservatives are substances that are added to food items in order to inhibit, retard or arrest growth of microorganisms thereby preventing spoilage. There are two types of preservatives used in foods – Natural or Class I preservatives and Synthetic or Class II preservatives. Class I preservatives include natural agents like sugar, salt, vinegar, spices and alcohol that have ... Read More »