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Rohini Diniz Non-stick cookware: Non-stick cookware comprises pots and pans with surfaces that have been coated with a polymer polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE), a well-known brand of which is Teflon. Teflon is a synthetic chemical made up of carbon and fluorine atoms that was first made in the 1930s. Teflon provides a nonreactive, non-stick and almost frictionless surface making it convenient to …

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Breast cancer: Awareness and prevention

Sujal Torgal Patil If we analyse our collective health as a society we will find that we have managed to increase the life span or reduce mortality rate due to the advent of modern medicine and infrastructure, but the quality of life has deteriorated a lot. Hence, we are suffering from disorders which are not only complicated but incomprehensible. Cancer …

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The Convent and Fortress of Cabo, Dona Paula

Sanjeev V Sardesai Among the few highly admired places in Goa, is definitely the official residence of the First Citizen – The Governor of Goa; also known popularly as the ‘Palacio do Cabo’ during Portuguese era, or presently the Raj Bhavan. During the Portuguese administration, it was officially called as ‘Nossa Senhora do Cabo’. Situated about 7 kilometres from the …

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Practising gratitude

Aldina Braganza I love the moments of twilight, the time between darkness and light, when the sky is in its most grandiose splendour. It’s a time when the world sets stage for the next act. I feel special, as if the whole universe has conspired to puts on this drama for us. The hues that surround the early morning sunrise …

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Hindu way of life – Science of Salvation

Sadhguru There really is no such thing as Hindu-ism. This term and concept was coined only in recent times. The Hindu civilisation was born on the banks of the river Sindhu which is known as Indus in English today. When the Persians came, they introduced the term ‘Hindu’, derived from the Sanskrit word Sindhu, to denote the people who live …

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Palaces in God’s own country

Susan Jose Ancient forts and palaces are often considered to be portholes for travelling back in time. Standing strong since centuries, they take us on a visual expedition through the many journeys that have shaped history. During a recent trip to Kerala, we decided to explore the lesser-known palaces of the Kingdom of Travancore. These palaces do not seem massive …

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Evaluating value education

The session on Value Education on day 2 of Difficult Dialogues saw panelists discussing the role of value education in our lives, the need for teaching this subject in schools, and how relevant Gandhian values are today, reports NT BUZZ NT BUZZ With this year’s theme of Difficult Dialogues being centred on education, one of the topics up for discussion …

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Resuscitating education with better financing

The fifth panel discussion for Difficult Dialogues was on ‘Financing of Education: Binding Constraints’. NT BUZZ brings you the details NT BUZZ In India various financial schemes, polices and plans are devised to improve the quality of education, however the government has not been able to achieve the maximum. To understand whether it is the financial constraint that is holding …

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Studio Arpora- New kid on the block

NT BUZZ Studio Arpora, located in its namesake village, is a calming escape from Arpora’s bustling main road. Its Mediterranean interiors feature swatches of Santorini blue, chapel white, and tropical green. The calming palette highlights the studio’s curated collection of lifestyle décor and art. Founded by artist, Shireen Mody and her daughter, Saffron Wiehl – the studio is a warm …

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Sunburn Klassique artist line-up revealed!

NT BUZZ Percept Live recently announced the homecoming of Asia’s largest dance music festival, Sunburn, to Goa in collaboration with Klassique events represented by Shailesh Shetty. Spanning over two days, a brand-new format ‘Sunburn Klassique’ will be held on February 23 and 24 at Vagator, the venue where the festival was first hosted in 2013.  And now the artist line …

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