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Milk and cookie disease

Rohini Diniz Does your child enjoy eating biscuits along with a glass of milk at tea time or late in the evening? Does she/he then suffer from nasal congestion, cough or allergies at bedtime? If you have observed any of the following symptoms without your child actually having a cold, he/she could be suffering from Milk and Cookie Disease. Milk …

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Guidelines for sound sleep

Sujal Torgal Patil Aahar, nidra and brahmacharya roughly translated as food, sleep and appropriate sexual conduct are considered the three sub pillars of health according to ayurved. Unfortunately, today these factors aren’t given importance and we continue to exploit our bodies to a level where the damage becomes irreversible. Sleep disorders are very common today and are no longer confined …

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Celebrating 8th edition of Goa State Film Festival

NT BUZZ The 8th edition of Goa State Film Festival which was held on August 5 at DMK hall of Kala Academy, Panaji, was inaugurated by Deputy Chief Minister, Francis D’Souza, in the presence of Deputy Speaker, Vishnu Surya Wagh, vice chairman, ESG, Damodar Naik, Panaji MLA, Siddharth Kunkolienkar, city mayor, Surendra Furtado, director information and publicity, Jayant Tari and …

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The Reincarnation of Peter Proud: Born again

RAMNATH N PAI RAIKAR | NT NETWORK The theme of reincarnation has been handled by Hollywood from time to time, with various degrees of effect ranging from ‘Here Comes Mr Jordan’ (1941) and its remake ‘Heaven Can Wait’ (1978) to ‘Audrey Rose’ (1977) to ‘Chances Are’ (1989). The theme has never failed to hypnotise the audiences, as it always ensures …

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Memories from another time

  Danuska Da Gama I NT BUZZ During the Second World War, many of the Indians settled in Burma were killed when the Japanese bombed and invaded Rangoon and other areas. The rest had to give up everything and flee to India. Yvonne Vaz Ezdani from Saligao has documented some of the stories, drawing primarily on recollections from the survivors …

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Remembering Gangubai Hangal through ‘Swaranjali’ concert

To remember legendary vocalist Gangubai Hangal (1913-2009) the annual ‘Swaranjali’ concert will be held at Black Box Kala Academy, Panaji on July 31 from 3 p.m. to 8.30 p.m. Pt Pravin Godkhandi, Shadaj Godkhindi will perform flute jugalbandi.

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Make Up to DIY for!

Bina Punjani Whether you realise it or not, make-up does form a big part of our lives. Most of us use it in some form or the other – maybe it’s a bit of lipstick/lip-gloss or some eyeliner or kaajal, we use something to make ourselves look a bit more pretty every day. But often, this is all most of …

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MONSOON MAGIC

MEHER CASTELINO It’s great to have the rains all around, which brings down the temperature and turns the land into a green wonderland. But dressing up for the monsoon months and looking good when it’s raining cats and dogs is an art. Here are some quick hints.

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Quinoa: A superfood that’s taking the world by storm

Zubin D’souza Right now the world is all about super-everything. We have Supersonic, supercomputers, superspies and Superman (actually we don’t anymore since he died in the battle against Doomsday) but anyway, coming back to the main issue – it is only a natural order of things that we would one day decide to have a category of superfoods.

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Giving Goa a taste of the orient

Kuheli Bhattacharya Rane It is never easy to begin a new venture, especially so if you are part of an already popular legacy. To break out of a family-run business mould and take the leap of faith to start something new takes guts, and that is what Amori from the house of Alua is doing. A-lua has three restaurant ventures …

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