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Getting high on food

Zubin D’souza Madhya Pradesh in India is a state that lies bang in the centre of this colossal subcontinent. It has had a rich history replete with ancient structures of immense beauty; wars that redefined populations and romance stories that have stood the test of time. Amongst all the beauty and splendour and art that defines this wonderful geographical location …

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When Corona Strikes

The unorganised sector operates at many different levels but a large part of it consists of daily wage earners, of people who make a little money during the day and then feed their families with that money every evening. If they don’t make that money, then their families go hungry Vir Sanghvi Almost every one of us will be affected …

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Shigmo-Holi: The Goan Way

Sanjeev V Sardesai In the first part, we became aware of the reason for the Holi and Shigmo celebrations. In this article, let us travel to various villages of Goa and lay our eyes upon the extremely fascinating festivities held there during this period Let us start from Sattari, Goa’s taluka to its north-west region. This is one of the …

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Holiday in space

Someday soon you might be able to board a rocket and get a room with a view – of the whole planet – from a hotel in space Tired of your ordinary earthly vacations? Someday soon you might be able to board a rocket and get a room with a view – of the whole planet – from a hotel …

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Vegetables for good health

Rohini Diniz India is a predominantly vegetarian country, but many of the vegetarian dishes that are consumed, with the exception of potato, are prepared from ingredients that are not real vegetables. Recipes using pulses, sprouts, soya chunks, paneer, steamed gram flour sticks (gatte), papad pieces are considered as subzis or bhajis among many families. With the exception of milk, most …

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Pandemic outbreak and our responsibility

Sujal Torgal Patil There is enough description about managing epidemics in Ayurved, under the concept of ‘Janapadodhwansa vyadhi’. Mass annihilation of humans caused by epidemics through the disruption of mutual interaction and balance among environmental factors like air, water, soil and time is known as janapada (human life) – udhwansa (destruction). Constant upsetting of the laws of nature, inconsiderate behaviour …

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The COVID-19 pandemic: Stay safe, stay calm

For humans, control and certainty are core fundamentals for survival, and when we are uncertain the precautions we take are as a herd. The virus is spreading rampantly and needs to be stopped. It will not be contained by us panicking Aldina Braganza Humanity has moved into an isolation mode. It’s strange that in a matter of a few days …

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Productivity in the midst of the pandemic

It is time to get productive. Use your time wisely or do things you like to or simply get creative; there’s so much to explore at home. Here are some more fun things you could immerse yourself into.  Immerse yourself in art: Whether it is clay, craft, painting, or making soaps, try your hand at something you liked or now …

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All I need is some sleeeeeep

On March 13, the world observed World Sleep Day, designed to raise awareness on sleep that we compromise on due to our habits and modern lifestyle. NT BUZZ gets people’s pulse on this sleep that everyone loves but can’t get enough of Danuska Da Gama | NT BUZZ We all carry several burdens, some that we talk about and some …

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From passion to profession

Model/actor Mariette Valsan who has worked in ‘Hotel Mumbai’, apart from working in short films, was in Goa recently. In conversation with NT BUZZ, she talks about her Goan connection, her career, and more RAMANDEEP KAUR | NT BUZZ A very imaginative kid, Mariette Valsan dreamt of becoming everything from a paleontologist to an astronaut – but it was modelling …

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