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Common Weight Loss Mistakes

By Aroona Reejhsinghani

Many people do not lose the excess weight because they commit many mistakes while trying to lose weight and this takes them to the brink of frustration. Below are some of the common mistakes people make while dieting.

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‘Goa provides me with a wide creative space’


Sudhir Kakar’s latest book, ‘A Book of Memories: Confessions and Reflections’ was recently released at a function in Dona Paula. Out on the lawns and amidst the cosy ambience, avid readers listened raptly to Sudhir Kakar’s enlightening and informative talk. Kakar, a psychoanalyst, spoke about past lives, regression and much more  

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A tryst with the unexpected


Would you call the extraordinary or the unexpected a miracle? Are miracles obvious happenings that come along once in a while or do they transpire so very subtly at every second of our life? Are miracles a matter of inner belief or are they experiential?

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Kasturi—the rarest of perfumes

By Dhananjaya Bhat

Kasturi  tilakae – wearing a tilak of  Kasturi -is one of the attributes of  Lord Krishna in Hinduism.  The word Kasturi (meaning musk - the perfume obtained from the stomach pods of the Kasturi mrig / musk deer)  has  a long association with Sanskrit literature and Ayurveda..

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Shazahn’s a good samaritan

Taking a cue from Salman Khan, Shazahn Padamsee has also become a good Samaritan. The Dil Toh Baccha Hai Ji lass recently donated bicycles to 10 school kids from Alibaug.

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Munni ke naak mein dum!

Malaika Arora Khan has been under the weather for the last three weeks and now it has become so bad that she has decided to go in for surgery  for acute sinusitis.

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Akshay Kumar and Shreyas Talpade who are currently shooting for Shirish Kunder’s Joker have been bonding on the sets in Chandigarh. They play brothers in the 3 D sci-fi flick.

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RIP Tony

Imran Khan is grieving. The actor lost his dog yesterday.  The actor adopted Tony, the Labrador, four years ago, after he was abandoned by his owner. 

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Hindu Pharmacy: A centenary of healthy existence

The completion of 100 years by a person is a grand event, and a rare occasion. However, the centenary of a pharmacy, which provides assistance to that person by way of medicines, during his lifetime so as to reach the 100-year mark, often goes neglected.

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‘Give your child the freedom to play with colours’

The prize distribution ceremony of the painting/drawing competition 2010-11 organised by the Kala Academy for children was held recently. The competitions were held in eight centres across Goa.

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