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Attaining calmness during crisis

Yoga has always been an integral part of the society and is practiced worldwide for its various benefits that include physical as well as mental health. While the current scenario is worsening day by day, the stress level is also increasing. In such critical situations, practicing yoga helps in keeping oneself calm. With this motive, The Art of Living is …

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Service to society

With COVID-19 spreading in rural areas of Goa, youth from the Dhonshi – Bandora area recently conducted a social awareness drive in the village to make the public aware about the dangers of the novel coronavirus. As part of the drive, they distributed free masks and sanitisers to the villagers. Youth under Hanuman Vyayam Mandal, social, sports and cultural club …

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Striking a balance between body and mind

Don Bosco College, Panaji celebrated International Day of Yoga with a one-hour session for faculty and staff organised by the Department of Physical Education. The group was led by assistant professors Sachin Parsekar and Gautam Kankonkar. Yoga is an excellent practice that improves flexibility, increases muscle strength and tone, improves energy and vitality and even helps reduce weight, explained Parsekar …

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GOA’S HAPPENING

ACTIVITIES online travel: Soul Travelling is hosting an online experience titled ‘The glorious past of the city of Old Goa’ with architect Tahir Noronha on July 1, 8 p.m. on Airmeet. During the session, Noronha will explore the secrets and stories of the forgotten city of Elathat once had a population more than that of London and Lisbon. Prior to …

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Reaping what we sow

Miguel Braganza A drive from Mapusa to Panaji seems different today. Compared to the last few years, the fields on either side of the road that have been fallow for years have now been ploughed. The loss of jobs in the tourism and hospitality sector, plus the return of seafarers and NRIs, is doing to the coastal talukas what the …

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Embracing the new

As we emerge from the lockdown, Nikita Chodankar Dhuri is all set to embrace change as the only constant ANNA FERNANDES | NT BUZZ When the novel coronavirus prompted major changes in all facets of life, like many others, Nikita Chodankar Dhuri was forced to adjust to the new normal. But for Dhuri, being homebound led to a newfound appreciation …

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Art on the cloud

RAMANDEEP KAUR | NT BUZZ In the past few months we have all faced various forms of quarantine. Thus Sunaparanta- Goa Centre for the Arts (SGCFA) began various online projects such as ‘Surviving SQ’ (an initiative inviting artists to share coping strategies on coping and surviving isolation); and ‘ListenIN’ (a talk show series that uses the virtual space as a …

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No case for continuing with high fuel taxes

By DM Deshpande Petrol and diesel prices are on the rise again. True, international oil prices are going up too and therefore, Oil Marketing Companies (OMC’s) need to hike the rates. But the global oil price is still at two-thirds the pre-COVID- 19 level and we seem to have reached or even surpassed those levels in some states. Brent crude …

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Increase production to beat China, says Pawan Goenka

India needs to bring in cost competitiveness and raise scale to grow its manufacturing sector and compete globally, said Pawan Goenka, managing director, Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M). The auto industry leader also emphasised on enhancing productivity and also harped upon the importance to have a global value chain to usher in prosperity and economic growth. While participating in the BNEF …

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