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PARTY TIME

MEHER CASTELINO The summer holidays are here and it is time for beach soirees and parties on the porch so let’s get the wardrobe basics organised so that you are in style and fashion.

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Magic in Cannabis oil

Luke Coutinho   My reason for writing this piece is simple. It’s time people learn about the benefits of this plant. When used the right way, it has positive impact on medical and mind ailments ranging from immunity, Alzheimer’s, dementia, seizures and fits to cancer and pain management. As a nation we are evolving and constantly exposed to learning about …

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My Fair Lady: The flowergirl blooms

RAMNATH N PAI RAIKAR | NT   Somewhere in the beginning of 1960s, the telephone rang in the little chalet in Bürgenstock, in Switzerland. Popular actress Audrey Hepburn answered it, not even suspecting what the call could be about. It was her Hollywood agent, Kurt Fringes, and he was advising her to sit down before hearing what he would say. …

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The African Queen: A classic jungle adventure

RAMNATH N PAI RAIKAR | NT NETWORK To shoot a film on location in a remote area was extremely rare for 1951. Movies in need of exotic locations were usually shot in the studios with painted backdrops and therefore, ‘The African Queen’ (1951) based on a novel of the same name by C S Forester and shot on location in …

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A new taverna with a Portuguese touch in Candolim

Nestled amongst the hustle and bustle of Candolim village, just a stone’s throw away from the Lemon Tree Resort, is Cerveja e Mais, a haven for every beer lover in Goa. The recently opened gastro-pub is a venture by twenty-three year old Divya Rosario.

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Nalanda – Ruins & Remains

ANURADHA GOYAL Nalanda is world’s second oldest University. To be technically correct it was a Mahavihara – Budhhist monastery where Buddhist monks lived and studied together. In fact, Bihar gets its name from the word Vihara.

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Dietary antioxidants-II

Rohini Diniz Whole grain cereals and millets apart from being rich sources of dietary fibre, starch, invisible fat, minerals and vitamins also contain phytochemicals such as lignans, and phenolic compounds that function as antioxidants. There is increasing scientific evidence which shows that consuming whole grains and cutting down on refined grains have been linked to a reduced risk of obesity, …

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Artist Mario Miranda has sketched Goa’s beauty like no other artist could. Almost every Goan has grown up seeing his cartoons and illustrations that speak about Goa, a rare sight of late. But, now these sketches have been preserved in a book – ‘The Life of Mario: 1949’ – which is part of the series based on the diaries which …

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