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Healing through yoga

TIRYAKA TADASANA (Swaying Palm Tree Pose)  Stand with feet two feet apart and the arms by the sides.  Interlock the fingers and raise the arms straight above the heads.  Inhale deeply in the upright position.  Exhale and bend the body to the right. Do not tilt the body forward while bending to the sides.  Hold …

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2020 so far: Good or bad?

It’s definitely been a bad year on all fronts. But we have to learn to live with it. We just need to be positive and work towards our goal. It’s going to take extra effort but will be worth it. Now is the time for team work. We need to help others in order to help ourselves. Learn to give …

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Goan actress to attempt world’s biggest ros omelette

Mapusa-based upcoming Goan actress Poonam Karekar Govekar will on July 5, attempt to cook the world’s biggest ros omelette, to set a new world record and also highlight the plight of Goa’s small businessmen and entrepreneurs, particularly ros omelette vendors, motorcycle pilots and tourist guides who have been most affected by the lock down and closure of tourism related businesses. …

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SUMMER 2020: MAN STYLE

MEHER CASTELINO Men’s wear never looked more exciting and colourful as it does for Summer 2020 when the heat will soar up with the mercury and light clothing with bright prints will add to the fun of fashion. European brands at the Collection Premiere Moscow ensured that the summer wardrobe for men is practical, versatile, with lots of mix and …

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Goan in the COVID vaccine trial

Vikram Talaulikar, a doctor of Goan origin, is a human volunteer for the COV002 vaccine trial, being developed by the Oxford Vaccine Group to work against COVID-19.He makes time to talk to NT BUZZ from USA DANUSKA DA GAMA | NT BUZZ Obstrecian and gynaecologist based in UK, Vikram Talaulikar, is the son of one of Goa’s leading gynaecologists, Vijay …

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Old man walking

Film: Gulabo Sitabo Cast: Amitabh Bachchan, Ayushmann Khurrana, Srishti Shrivastava, Vijay Raaz Directed by: Shoojit Sircar Duration: 2 hrs 5 mins Rating: * * * 1 / 2 Gulabo Sitabo directed by Shoojit Sircar is one of those charming films, that rests primarily on the characters, their lingo, and the setting. You may have never been to Lucknow but this …

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Miles Davis and the Summer of ‘59

Luis Dias Life was looking good for American jazz trumpeter, bandleader and composer Miles Davis (1926-1991) in August 1959. His fortunes had skyrocketed after performing at the second annual Newport Jazz Festival in 1955, with a Columbia label recording contract close on its heels. His Miles Davis quintet, formed in 1955, and increased to a sextet in 1958, was making …

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Preparing for the ‘leap of joy’

Sanjeev V Sardesai Known for colourful festivities and emotive songs and dances, Goans love to celebrate every aspect of life and celebration of Mother Nature. In June, Catholics in Goa prepare to celebrate a very unique festival called Sao Joao. Though this festival is based on a Bible story, there is no direct ecclesiastical participation in this festival; however, the …

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