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The food of the gods – chocolate

By Zubin D’Souza In 1519, Hernan Cortes, an extremely famous explorer credited with tilting a major part of continental South America under Spanish rule discovered, in his own words, ‘a divine drink which builds up resistance and fights fatigue and a cup of which permitted a man to walk an entire day without food’. To many of us now, this …

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Astro Query

Date Of Birth (DOB): August 20, 1975; Time Of Birth (TOB): 7.45 a.m.; Place Of Birth (POB): Chicalim

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Curcumin – Spice to fight cancer

Most recently, high-profile and mainstream cancer researchers at the MD Anderson Cancer Centre have explained the extreme benefit of curcumin to prevent cancer and to help treat cancer. This benefit Most recently, high-profile and mainstream cancer researchers at the MD Anderson Cancer Centre have explained the extreme benefit of curcumin to prevent cancer and to help treat cancer

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Shubho Noboborsho with Bengali Cuisine

As the culinary delights from the Eastern state of West Bengal open up on the Western Coast, the lovers of food can very well rejoice by saying ‘Shubho Noboborsho’ or Happy New Year, just as Bengali community would do next week

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Amanya Spa: Cruelty-free Cosmetics

By Sinead Mcmanus Vasco doesn’t really have the aura of a lifestyle town owing to its commercial and industrial overtones. But it can certainly surprise you in terms of hospitality. The most recent gem of a discovery in the port town is Amanya Spa.

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Get your business online

By Christabelle Coutinho Q: How has the internet changed the retail industry? Who have been the biggest beneficiaries? Internet has had a profound effect on the retail industry. Certain categories, where the buying decision is ‘information dense’ rather than ‘emotion dense’ have moved completely online. For example, buying mobile phones needs you to compare features and specs of models. This …

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My father is my hero: Sonam Kapoor

Sonam Kapoor’s last film Dolly Ki Doli may not have done great business at the box office but that hasn’t affected her popularity. The actor and style icon, who is already working on her next Prem Ratan Dhan Paayo and is still a favourite with filmmakers, is excited about her upcoming projects.

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Foods eaten at Easter

By Zubin D’Souza Easter is the most meaningful and symbolic of all Christian religious festivals. It is the cornerstone of their faith. It celebrates the triumph of life over death, of light over darkness. It is the festival that has a period of forty stays of fasting and abstinence; sees the death of Jesus Christ for the sins of the …

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For the love of chocolates

By Kuheli Bhattacharya Rane A new chocolate lovers’ haven has opened up in Calangute. Aptly named The Chocolate Room, it is nestled in the Park Avenue Hotel on the Calangute-Baga Road, next to Infantaria.

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Art for a cause

Artists from France, Japan, Germany, Hungary, Poland, Iraqi Kurdistan and India that included sculptors, printmakers, installation artists, live art performers and other disciplines collectively produced forty-five works which are put together into an exhibition, currently showing at the ‘Art Chamber – Galeris de Belas Artes’, Calangute

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