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The lower fort at Aguada – A sacred vault of supreme sacrifices

Sanjeev V Sardesai   When we look at the Fort Aguada, we first see the Old Lighthouse, atop the hill. We can also see a pair of huge masonry fortification walls, resembling a ‘V’ shape, running from the upper fort and racing downhill to another row of structures, which at one time served as a dreaded penal complex.

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Stunning Slovenia

Slovenia is a small country that packs in a lot of delights – from a lively, picture-perfect capital city to castles and magnificent nature at every turn.

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Smart Cooking Tips

Rohini Diniz   Cooking food is an integral part of our day-to-day life. Cooking makes food easy to digest and helps increase the absorption of some nutrients and makes phytochemicals more available, for example lycopene in cooked tomatoes is better absorbed than in raw tomatoes.

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For a healthy 2019

Sujal Torgal Patil   While we are thinking about health resolutions, let’s promise ourselves that we will be more aware and thoughtful about our bodies this year and so it will definitely be possible if not easy to stick to those resolutions. Remember positive health is not weight loss, good figure or young and glossy skin, but it is an …

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Hug your way to a healthier life

Aldina Braganza Some of the best things in life are free. What tops my list besides a beautiful Goan sunset is a hug. The familiar feeling of warmth, affection and love that can so easily change the barometer of life itself has tons of benefits to say the least.

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Lokotsav: of rich tradition and art…

Danuska Da Gama and Venita Gomes | NT BUZZ Kalamkari on leather One of the oldest forms of art in India, Patachitra (picture on cloth/canvas) can be seen aplenty here. In one such stall, Arunamma from Andhra Pradesh is patiently painting motifs of mythology, flowers, birds and animals on leather, an art that’s more commonly known as Kalamkari.

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Lakmé Fashion Week Summer/ Resort 2019 What to expect

MEHER CASTELINO Two major events will take place at Lakmè Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2019. The first event will be held on the opening day i.e. January 30, 2019. It will see the INIFD Gen Next Show for the 27th batch of four designers who will unveil their creative collections for the coming season.

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Lokotsav: of rich tradition and art…

Traditional Rajasthani furniture   Furniture and décor can change the aesthetics of any home. And while we Goans go gaga over our antique Portuguese furniture, at Lokotsav, the traditional furniture made in sheesham and Burma teak wood are worth stopping by and being admired, even if not purchased.

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Farewell, my chef

Zubin Dsouza   I am glad that 2018 is well behind me. It wasn’t a great year as far as I was concerned. I am speaking from a purely personal point of view.

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Italians’ salamis always delight

The first thing to remember about Italian salami is the confusion over the name. If you are talking about the category as a whole or about a variety of cured meats, you should use the term ‘salumi’. If you are talking about a single sausage then you should use ‘salame’.

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