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Thai favourites at The Banyan-Tree

The Banyan-Tree, the Pan-Asian restaurant at Taj Holiday Village Resort & Spa, Sinquerim might not be as old as the over 300-year-old Banyan tree that is significant and symbolic of this property, but the restaurant has maintained its popularity over the years. Thai cuisine is the specialty here and it woos patrons as it is true to taste and authenticity …

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Heritage treasures of Ponda

Sanjeev V Sardesai It is a general belief, that the domains around Ponda are spiritually energised by the “urja” of Sri Anant of Savoi Verem. This province has also produced some prominent personalities, in the fields of art and sciences who have gained prominence both nationally and internationally. Take for example, the landmark you encounter when you enter the main …

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Hyderabad hopping

Hyderabad ranked first in a global study of the world’s fastest-growing urban economies and real estate markets by professional services firm JLL – proving that its red-hot startup scene is only going to get hotter. What has historically been known as the City of Pearls – palaces and gardens whose erstwhile ruler, Nizam Mir Osman Ali Khan, was at one …

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Cancer- A holistic synopsis

Sujal Torgal Patil Ayurveda confirms that cancerous growths are not local or confined to a particular tissue or organ therefore there is a need for overall holistic approach. There is an infliction of the ojus (the immune response) and manas (the mental apparatus). Prodromal signs and symptoms of cancer are often not present. But the body tries giving hints subtly. …

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Face the festival with cheer

Rohini Diniz Festivals are a time for celebration with family and friends. They are also time for an assortment of sweets, savouries and traditional foods. Since the festival of Ganesh Chaturthi is being celebrated these days, here are some tips to help one have healthy and tasty food during the festival. Festivals are incomplete without sweets. Modaks, ladoos, kheers, pais …

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Shedding those pounds

Deepika Rathod Have you ever wondered why you don’t lose any weight even though you workout intensely and eat well? Weight loss is not only about what you eat and what workout you do, there’s more to it and you surely need to dig into the matter when it comes to ‘why am I not losing weight?’ Here are few …

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The Shining: It happened one winter

RAMNATH N PAI RAIKAR | NT NETWORK Stanley Kubrick, one of the most influential American filmmakers during late 1980s turned to the horror film genre with ‘The Shining’ (1980) based on the bestseller of the same name by Stephen King. He had earlier handled almost all genres in filmmaking including a film noir (‘The Killing’- 1956), war film (‘Paths of …

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Patton: A cinematic salute to a rebel

RAMNATH N PAI RAIKAR | NT NETWORK ‘Patton’ (1970), based on the life and times of a general of the United States Army, General George S Patton, an arrogant and egotistical military figure in US history, is perhaps one of the most applauded and popular Hollywood biopics. Producer Frank McCarthy was a retired Brigadier General, who served on the staff …

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Not just an old bottle

CHRISTINE MACHADO | NT BUZZ Photographer Aslesh Kamat has always had a penchant for collecting. Coins, antique cameras, stamps, Hot Wheels, tape recorders and record players, all find their way to his house. His tryst with bottle collecting however began about seven years ago. “Someone happened to give a book about collecting antique bottles to the manager at my dad’s …

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When musicians from Goa join hands to support Kerala and Kodagu

Over 40 musicians from Goa and the DARTH-hard rock band from Hyderabad are all set to perform live at a concert on September 9 at Anjuna. The proceeds of the event will be given to relief fund for Kerala and Kodagu flood victims. NT BUZZ finds out more VENITA GOMES| NT BUZZ While many people, organisations, and authorities from across …

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