Thursday , 15 November 2018


A Jewel in Varca

Sanjeev V Sardesai In our tour to explore the ‘Unexplored Goa’, we had travelled to Benaulim, the famed village. There is no doubt that this locale prides itself with an exquisite beach stretch, sited on India’s second longest beach belt, along the Arabian Sea. As you may have experienced, getting away from the displayed heritage artefacts at the trio of ... Read More »

Know your flours

Rohini Diniz This is the last article of the series and enlightens the reader about the various protein flours. The flours of pulses such as gram flour or besan, soya bean, green gram or moong and moth bean or matki are used in the preparation of many items. These flours have a higher content of protein, as compared to cereal ... Read More »

Children and caffeine: Not a good mix

Deepika Rathod Do you feel the restlessness when you don’t get your cup of coffee or tea in morning? Have you ever tried to find out why this happens? Let’s go through this together. Caffeine is a CNS (central nervous system) stimulant of methylxanthine class which acts as a drug in our body, and make us feel agile and energetic. ... Read More »

Tips to stay acne free

Exercise regularly as it reduces stress, delivers more oxygen to the skin cells and keeps skin healthy. Indo Asian News Service It’s easy to avoid skin problems like acne by taking simple precautions. Drink sufficient water every day and keep your phone a little away from your face for starters, suggest experts. Have a glass of water every hour. For ... Read More »

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid: Twosome!

RAMNATH N PAI RAIKAR | NT NETWORK It all started for ‘Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid’ (1969), the biographical American Western film, when screenwriter, William Goldman first came across the story of Butch Cassidy in the late 1950s and researched it on and off for eight years before sitting down to write the screenplay. According to Goldman, he wrote ... Read More »

Know your flours

ROHINI DINIZ Ragi Flour: Ragi flour or nachni flour is a reddish brown fine powder with visible tiny red specks. The flour has a bland flavour and nutty aroma. Nachni flour is rich in carbohydrate from starch and dietary fibre. Please like & share: Read More »

World Stroke Day: Preventing stroke

Sujal Torgal Patil   If we think of vulnerability, there are few risk factors which need to be considered and taken care of when we think of preventing strokes. Age of the patient, body constitution, family history and genetic make-up, history of any major illness are some such factors. Please like & share: Read More »

The powerhouse of nutrition – Onions

DEEPIKA RATHOD Whoever said “Life is an onion and one cries while peeling it”, was very right, but he never explained why life is compared with an onion. Even I don’t know, but may be because onion is the food that imparts health to our life and makes it meaningful. Please like & share: Read More »

Papillon: The indefatigable butterfly

RAMNATH N PAI RAIKAR | NT NETWORK ‘Papillon’ (1973) is one of those films, which are based on real-life accounts recorded in the pages autobiographies. It is based on the 1969 autobiography by the French convict, Please like & share: Read More »

‘Pihu’, ‘Pushkar Puran’ to lift curtains on the Indian Panorama at IFFI 2017

The prestigious Indian Panorama section at the 48th International Film Festival of India to be held in Goa from November 20 to 28 will open with ‘Pihu’ directed by Vinod Kapri, under the feature film category, and ‘Pushkar Puran’ directed by Kamal Swaroop, under the non-feature film category. Please like & share: Read More »