Saturday , 15 December 2018
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Hey, do you have a mind of your own?

By Sonal Kalra

I’ve known Shivani for many years. As a sweet, polite girl with lots of brain - and no mind of her own. The latter was proved yet again when I bumped into her at the cinema hall last week. We were both there to watch the film Barfi! Before the movie started, Shivani said, "I can’t wait for it to begin.

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Shaken or Stirred: Martini

By Mini Ribeiro

Goa weather is perfect to enjoy a martini. Anytime. But more so, in the rains. Enjoyed mine at Vivanta by Taj, Fort Aguada at the Martini Bar. Martinis take pride of place here. Infused, muddled with fresh ingredients. Delightful innovations. 

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A global extravaganza

By Joe Mascarenhas

Have you been around the world in eighty minutes…..is it possible in Goa? Yes it certainly is at the Pan Global, an up market, classy restaurant is here to warm your senses with exotic preparations from nearly every corner of the globe.

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The Mother’s Side Cousin (Part 3)

The story so far: Late one evening, Raya a truck driver who is frustrated with life dramatically encounters a pretty woman who has missed the bus home, asking for a lift. When she gets in he discovers that she is his childhood sweetheart Pushpa who is now married to a schoolteacher. Although at first the encounter is tense, they gradually warm up to each other. As the truck approaches Pushpa’s village, it mysteriously breaks down.

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“If you cannot come, we’ll come to you”

Giving back to society is a thought that circulates through many minds, but few endorse it through action. The MandoviQue’s Hospitality and NRB group are taking a step to endorse this thought. They along with the Disability Rights Association of Goa (DRAG) will be organising the Mekong Food Program-Your Kitchen for the Special on October 1 at Mandovi Riviera. NT Buzz spoke to entrepreneur Anish Quenim, who is the brain behind this noble gesture.

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Cakes and More

By Mini Ribeiro

Everyone strives to be different in the kitchen. And all it takes is a bit of creativity. Cakes too can be innovative and unusual. It is the design, choice of ingredients, method of cooking and presentation that can make all the difference.

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A place to chill out

By Joe Mascarenhas

With the commencement of the season it has become very hectic, opening of new restaurants, book launches, parties, fashion extravaganzas, art exhibitions…you name it, Goa has it. I could see the stress and tension build up in my better half and so I mentioned to her that she needs time to chill out and really experience life - relaxation of the mind, body and soul.

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Common mistakes in dog training

By Elizabeth Abraham

Training dogs is a mechanical skill, one that has a solid science behind it. Just like driving a car is skill, which that takes time and lots of practice to get it right. When we set out to train our dogs we make a number of mistakes.

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