Wednesday , 14 November 2018


Status: Single, 40 and unperturbed

After authoring Faraway Music, Sita’s Curse and You’ve Got the Wrong Girl, bestselling author, lifestyle editor and PR professional, Sreemoyee Piu Kundu is trending for her path breaking offering ‘Status Single’. The book sheds light on the difficulties women to face when her status doesn’t fit well into the Indian context. In an insightful conversation with NT BUZZ she talks ... Read More »

Discovering the mystique behind Tapas

Zubin Dsouza There was once a time when the known world was actually a collection of colonies controlled by a handful of superpowers. It was around the same time when Spain was the most formidable and impressive empire in the world. It was an empire so massive and magnificent that it straddled both sides of the International Date Line. This ... Read More »

Is samosa really healthier than a vegetable burger?

Vir Sanghvi Many people on Twitter marked an article to me. The piece was a summary of a report by the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) and had an irresistible headline: “Samosa is ‘healthier than burger’: CSE report.” Naturally, this got people very excited. One person (SP Shukla) tweeted to me: “Samosa is ‘healthier’ than burger. This CSE report ... Read More »

The crystallized ‘mudança’ of goa

Sanjeev V Sardesai It is time for the scorching summer heat to roll in. People of Goa face the onslaught of summer and beat the heat with innovative ways! We start our journey from the village of Bogmalo. Immediately after you go ahead from the Naval Aviation Museum, about 100 metres on a descent, you come across a well-maintained old ... Read More »

Azaya: Home in a Resort

SACHI NAIK | NT BUZZ Tourists will find many luxurious resorts in Goa, but Azaya Beach Resort and Spa is atypical due to its concept. It only needs a 45 minute drive from the airport to reach this contemporary resort, located at spectacular Benaulim beach of South Goa. As I first stepped into the lobby of the resort, I started ... Read More »

Keep your gut healthy with good bacteria

Rohini Diniz The human digestive system contains millions of bacteria that constitute the gut microbiota and a healthy digestive system has a delicate balance of both beneficial and harmful bacteria. The beneficial or good bacteria are essential for good health as they aid digestion, stimulate the immune system and inhibit the growth of disease causing bacteria. If this balance between ... Read More »

Start healthy to stay healthy

Deepika Rathod Everything in life happens for a reason and being healthy is no exception to the rule. Unless you have a really solid reason to start you won’t be able to stay committed and follow through with your health goals. People come to me after they get their routine blood work done and when the reports are all over the ... Read More »

Health benefits of bitter gourd

Manali Shah High on nutrition: Bitter gourd is a rich source of vitamins and minerals. It contains iron, magnesium, potassium and vitamins like A and C. It contains twice the calcium of spinach and beta-carotene of broccoli. Various antioxidants and anti-inflammatory compounds are present in bitter gourd. It also helps in lowering the bad cholesterol levels, thus reducing the risk ... Read More »

Apocalypse Now: Doomsday in Vietnam

RAMNATH N PAI RAIKAR | NT NETWORK   “I was going to the worst place in the world, and I didn’t even know it yet. Weeks away and hundreds of miles up a river that snaked through the war like a main circuit cable and plugged straight into Kurtz.” – Captain Willard   Considered to be the finest film on ... Read More »

Hide and seek tales of the helmet

Though the helmet protects ones head from injury people often have numerous reasons for not wearing one. It’s has been commonplace to hear people’s excuses for not wearing them but this has had serious impact as several accidents have been fatal. Last year around 131 riders and 39 pillion riders lost their lives. As the country is observing the 29th ... Read More »