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Down by the riverside

By Joe Mascarenhas

Goa has many majestic rivers but on the bank of this serene and tranquil beautiful backwater is an eatery called Joe’s River cove…. hauntingly peaceful. Joe Passanha the amiable proprietor of this terraced shack has a one liner to explain his concept… the only food and drinks haven with a unique riverside ambience…so aptly put.

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Get Your Straight Facts!

By Bina Punjani

Bina Punjani Hair Studio

No matter what type of hair you have, chances are that you have at some point of another, longed for something different. The climate in Goa tends to make our natural texture wavy, curly, or often unmanageable.

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Gourmet Grills @ Latitude

By Joe Mascarenhas

This monsoon Goa has woken to the fact that there is no ‘off season’ and that Goa rocks 365 days of the year. Young enterprising chefs are giving vent to their creative juices to titillate taste buds of the discerning gourmet.

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Memorable encounters

By Jugneeta Sudan

Which book are you reading these days, is a question I often ask people when I meet them. Sharing stories and experiences connects us to people and the cliché that books are our best friends holds true.

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Are you the ‘Ideal’ Woman?

By Poorvi Sardar | NT BUZZ
“She should be sexy looking”
“She should have a high emotional quotient”
“She should be a good cook”
“She should respect space”
These are the answers (that women pretend to ignore) to the question (that men claim they don’t have answers to, but end up giving a never ending wish list) – “who is your ideal woman?”

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Vaastu Defect may lead to Mental Pressure

By Dr Rupa Batra
Everybody wants comfort in life and one works hard to achieve this comfort. One earns money to construct one’s dream house. An architect can build a beautiful, ventilated and strong house in the right ratio,

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Spice up your Monsoon Blues!

By Mini Ribeiro
I am not a fussy eater otherwise, but careful about avoiding street side food during the rains. Greens too must be consumed carefully. I ensure I wash them in salt water repeatedly. And of course fish is a complete no-no, much as I miss it.

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Nostalgic Re… Past

By Joe Mascarenhas
I just happened to bump into Carina Desa while shopping at Farmer’s Choice when she informed me that she had opened a new eatery called A Tona at Verem run by her family with home cooked food. I made mental notes of the location, took her number in case I get lost and said that I would look her up one evening.

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Eina Ahluwalia Unconventional Creativity

By Meher Castelino
The Journey
Eina’s journey into the wonderland of jewellery started in 1999 when she completed her MBA in marketing from the Janki Devi Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai. Her work experience during the following two years was more corporate with companies like Exide Industries and Encipher Technologies.

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‘Chaat’ing in the Monsoon

By Ramnath N Pai Raikar | NT NETWORK
The chartbuster song from the latest Bollywood success story 'Rowdy Rathore' - 'Tera Ishq Bada Teekha...Mujhe Teekha Acha Lagey... Tera Ishq Bada Khatta... Mujhe Khatta Accha Lagey...' - which literally means 'Your love is very

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