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Food cravings and what they signify

Zubin Dsouza The common curse for every man on the cusp of fatherhood has nothing to do with the impending financial disaster, prenatal yoga or finding the right gynaecologist. It is something that is much more plebian or common than that. Every man’s worst nightmare is to be woken up by his significant other and narrated another food craving that …

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Chandor – The ancient capital

Sanjeev V Sardesai Goa has always been the centre for not only the number of tourists visiting here in the present era, but also of kings and powerful dynasties for centuries. Many of these dynasties have left their imprint on this land and these are valuable heritage assets of this State. Among many of these heritage sites in Goa, one …

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Brussels is gorgeous during spring: Here are 6 best places to visit

Asian News International, New Delhi If you want to experience Mother Nature in all her glory, Brussels is where you need to be. Sunbeams pierce the sky while birds chirp, spring has arrived in Flanders. The capital in particular comes alive with floral beauty. Here are six of the best locations to discover Brussels: Meise Botanical Garden: Just outside of …

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Grains – Make the right choice

Rohini Diniz Grains have been a part of the human diet for about 10,000 years and there are a variety of grains that form the staple diets of people in different parts of the world. In India grains contribute to about 60 to70 per cent of total food intake supplying about 70 per cent of the total energy requirements of …

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Add a dash of watermelon to your summer

Etti Bali What could one love more than a big juicy slice of watermelon in the peak of summers? An assortment of drinks, coolers and other edibles made out of the fruit, of course. It’s time to give a makeover to this summer fruit with these innovative ideas. Watermelon Keg: This is a cool way to serve drinks at your …

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Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?: Vitriolic!

RAMNATH N PAI RAIKAR | NT NETWORK One of only two films – the other being ‘Cimarron’ (1931) – to be nominated in every eligible category at the Academy Awards, including Oscar nomination for all main actors in it, ‘Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?’ (1966) was faithfully based on the 1962 scandalous play of the same name by the American …

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Goa chapter of Entrepreneurs’ Organisation launched

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Entrepreneurs’ Organisation (EO), a peer-to-peer network of entrepreneurs across the world unveiled its Goa chapter on Friday. The new chapter, the 22nd in the network was launched with 17 members initially comprising of local industrialists. Speaking at the launch, Ashwin Khalap, president, said that the outfit would enrich the state through peer to peer learning, connection …

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Status: Single, 40 and unperturbed

After authoring Faraway Music, Sita’s Curse and You’ve Got the Wrong Girl, bestselling author, lifestyle editor and PR professional, Sreemoyee Piu Kundu is trending for her path breaking offering ‘Status Single’. The book sheds light on the difficulties women to face when her status doesn’t fit well into the Indian context. In an insightful conversation with NT BUZZ she talks …

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Discovering the mystique behind Tapas

Zubin Dsouza There was once a time when the known world was actually a collection of colonies controlled by a handful of superpowers. It was around the same time when Spain was the most formidable and impressive empire in the world. It was an empire so massive and magnificent that it straddled both sides of the International Date Line. This …

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Is samosa really healthier than a vegetable burger?

Vir Sanghvi Many people on Twitter marked an article to me. The piece was a summary of a report by the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) and had an irresistible headline: “Samosa is ‘healthier than burger’: CSE report.” Naturally, this got people very excited. One person (SP Shukla) tweeted to me: “Samosa is ‘healthier’ than burger. This CSE report …

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