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Preparing for rainy days

BY ARTI DAS | NT NETWORK
If you think working in the kitchen is the last thing to do in these hot afternoons then visit the villages to witness how Goan women are stocking up for the monsoon with some lip smacking snacks 

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A pinch of rejection hurt no one

BY CLARA A RODRIGUES| NT NETWORK
If Charles Darwin had to listen to taunts which belittled him with definitions of being ‘below the common standard of intellect’, or if Thomas Edison had to give ears to what his teachers often said of him, that he was ‘too stupid to learn anything’, or Elvis Presley seriously considered heeding his manager’s advice that he ought to quit and go back to driving a truck, humanity would have lost innumerable gems from their treasure troves.

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Sol Kadi for the soul

BY CLARA A RODRIGUES | NT NETWORK
Ever wondered what the red tinged liquid placed in a small bowl on your plate was? With a dash of green chilly and sprigs of parsley, the drink, if you don’t know, is gulped down after a square meal. Called locally as ‘solachi kadi’, this tangy tasting drink, which is a digestive, is made from the fruit ‘kokum’ and forms an inseparable food habit of the Konkan cuisine.

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An Asian Food Tour

By Odette and Joe Mascarenhas
Candolim, the Mecca of good food during season, now remains wanting. The reason being that most stand alone restaurants have closed for the off season. And here I was on the lookout out for variety like say a good Burmese khowsuey. By sheer stroke of luck we happened to meet with chef Pritam, executive sous chef of O Hotel.

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A little green step for you, a giant leap for Earth

By Purvi Radia | NT NETWORK
Today, given that we live in a world full of fragile resources, conservation and judicious use is the wisest course of action. ‘Every action will have an equal and opposite reaction’ – it would do well to remember this common adage as far as the earth is concerned and make us cautious about every irresponsible action of ours, right from buying to littering to burning to cutting trees.

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A Career in Anthropology

By Ranjana Kakodkar
Anthropology is a science, which studies the origin and the physical, social, and cultural development and behaviour of mankind. The term Anthropology has been derived from two Greek term, ‘anthropos’ - human, ‘logos’ - study.

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THE TRIUMPH OF THE CROSS

By Fr Ivo da Conceição Souza
Jesus left for us the memorial of his Death and Resurrection: The Eucharist. It is the process of his continued Incarnation among us. Jesus wishes to live in our hearts, in our beings, in our society.

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Bright and Glowing Skin

By Aroona Reejhsinghani
To have bright, shiny and glowing skin in all weather, you should know how to take care of it. Below are some hints which will tell you how to look after your skin so that it makes you shine in every weather.

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‘Don’t expect media to impart culture and values to your kids’

BY ARTI DAS | NT NETWORK
Smriti Irani, the President of the All India BJP Mahila Morcha, epitomises woman empowerment. This lady, who started out working at McDonalds in Mumbai, then went on to be the Prima Donna of prime time before giving it all up for politics, was here in Goa on a political visit. In a chat with ‘The Navhind Times’ she spoke about media, politics and her challenging role as a parent who juggles so much

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