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Wonderful Bengali Pujo

Zubin Dsouza Recently an oil company stirred up a bit of a controversy. They put out an advert in the digital media. It was apt, it was creative and it was funny. These are all the ingredients required for our straight-laced, pseudo culture guardians to take umbrage. It depicted a lady in the avatar of the goddess Durga. She used …

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Understanding breast cancer

Deepika Rathod Last week’s article discussed what breast cancer is. This week we shall delve into the causes and risk factors for the same. A strong family history of breast cancer makes one susceptible to it. There are a number of inherited mutated genes which increase the likelihood of breast cancer. These genes have been identified as breast cancer gene …

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An American in Paris: Spectaculaire!

RAMNATH N PAI RAIKAR | NT NETWORK The bright and breezy, Technicolor and toe-tapping ‘An American in Paris’ (1951) is one of the most imaginative musical confections turned out by Hollywood. In fact, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer delved into the past glories of the American songbook to create this musical. The idea for the film came to producer, Arthur Freed when he attended …

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Personifying the inanimate

The opening show of the season at Sunaparanta ‘Still Life’ – curated by Siddharth Dhanvant Shanghvi under the patronage of Dattaraj and Dipti Salgaocar – is a true amalgamation of east meets west. Two renowned design artists, Gunjan Gupta teaming up with Paul Mathieu from France to exhibit works on the theme. NT BUZZ gets talking to the two designers …

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Sole mates: friendship on the run

Running is a great form of exercise, it is even better when you get have people who spread positivity as a team. NT BUZZ catches up with leader Manoj Patel who started Sole Mates exactly a year ago Janice Savina Rodrigues |NT BUZZ While the rest of the world is still asleep at 5:30 a.m., in Colva you’ll often spot …

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The Great Oktoberfest

Zubin Dsouza In 1814 an incredible event took place which flooded certain streets in London with beer. It wasn’t a very happy occasion because a rupture in a beer vat belonging to a brewery let loose a night of mayhem that caused a million and half litres of beer to fill the streets, homes, drown several people including toddlers and …

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Whose curry is it anyway?

Vir Sanghvi Indians have a complicated relationship with the word ‘curry’? At one level, we resent the way in which it has come to define our cuisine. There is, we confidently assure foreigners, no such word as curry in any Indian language. We never even refer to gravy dishes as curries. We prefer a variety of terms, derived from Indian …

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Ponda A journey into its connectivity

Sanjeev V Sardesai The lands of Ponda are cuddled between high mountain peaks, giving it the possible identity of a “phond”, which in local parlance would mean a ‘deep trough’. The cherished child of nature, it lies between the Mandovi River to its North and the River Zuari to its South. Towards the East, as we proceed to Old Goa, …

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Take a vacation like a boss

Indo Asian News Service Taking a break is the best executive decision one can make, isn’t it? Entrepreneurs and top executives are often admired for their non-stop drive and crazy hours, and the rise of entrepreneurial culture has also popularised the “earn till you burn” ethos. However, research proves that working without a break can seriously jeopardise business, health and …

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Carb facts

Rohini Diniz The glycemic index (GI) is assigned only to food containing carbohydrates and has three ratings. Foods with a GI score of 55 or less are low GI foods, those with scores of 56-69 are medium GI foods and those with a score of 70 and above are high GI foods. Foods with low-GI values are slowly digested and …

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