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Teenage girls with anxiety at greater risk of eating disorders

Teenage girls who experience clinical levels of anxiety could be at greater risk of eating disorders, which may help improve the outcomes of prevention efforts. Researchers, including those from the University of Bristol in the UK, looked at the pathology of anxiety disorder, and the severe levels of fasting in 2,406 teenage girls part of Bristol’s Children of the 90s …

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Choosing the right paper

Kedar Kulkarni “Papa, what do you mean by GSM?” Raju asked his father. “Well, GSM can have many meanings. For example, in mobile phones it refers to Global System for Mobile communication. Similarly, it can also refer to General Shareholders’ Meeting.” His father replied. “No papa,” Raju clarified. “Yesterday, when I went to the store to get some prints for …

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From engineer to fashion blogger

Satyajit Majumder, winner of the ‘Style Icon of the year 2019’ award in Rajasthan and ‘Wow Starlite Excellence Awards’ in Pune this year, is already being hailed as an influential blogger in the social media space. But that is not all there is about this remarkable young man, who once weighed 105 kilograms! After having shed about 30 kilograms of …

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Mind the drool: Why everyone has fallen for Baby Yoda

Keep in mind that the show is called ‘The Mandalorian’. The title character of the first live-action Star Wars TV series streamed on Disney+ is a kind of masked bounty hunter, hired by powerful people to find a mysterious 50-year-old target (wanted dead or alive, but preferably alive). The Mandalorian’s quest takes him to a faraway fortress, where he fends …

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Languages differ in way they express emotions

Love is an emotion that cuts across all cultures, languages and individuals the world over, but the intrinsic meaning of the words that are used to describe it in different languages varies greatly even if their literal translation in English remains the same. For instance, the Turkish word ‘sevgi’ or Hungarian word ‘szrelem,’ which translate to love in English, do …

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An evening of mando

‘Mandeachi Sanz’, an evening of mando, will be held on December 27 (Friday) from 6 p.m. onwards at the Saligao Institute. The chief guest for the event will be Tomazinho and Irene Cardozo. Nicholas Sequeira will introduce the mando theme. There will be performances by the ‘Mando Mogui’ (adults, traditional) led by Merlyn Francis; the Saligao Mando Rockers (children’s, traditional) …

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Champion for change

Multifaceted Parmesh Shahani is an entrepreneur, academic, author, editor, venture capitalist, fashion expert and an urban culture hero. The brainchild behind Godrej India Culture Lab, a TED Fellow, a Yale World Fellow and a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader, he is strongly campaigning for the rights of the queer community. In conversation with NT BUZZ DANUSKA DA GAMA His …

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MOG Sundays on Bombay’s forgotten past as textile hub

Museum of Goa will screen the film Saacha (The Loom) in its auditorium as part of the MOG Sundays series on December 29. Saacha is primarily a Marathi language documentary film, with English subtitles. The directors Anjali Monteiro and KP Jayasankar will be present at the screening and will answer questions in an open discussion following the film screening. The …

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‘Swaragangechya Kathavarati’ held at IMB

‘Swaragangechya Kathavarati’ was held at Institute Menezes Braganza hall, Panaji. The programme was presented by Manda and Narayan Bandekar Charitable Trust in memory of Mandatai Bandekar, and inaugurated at the hands of chairman, Institute Menezes Braganza, Sanjay Harmalkar in the presence of orthopedic surgeon, Ulhas Nasnodkar. The programme featured Mumbai-based singers Abhishek Marotkar, Sonali Karnik and Shalmali Sukhthankar who rendered songs …

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Going vintage

Novotel Goa Dona Sylvia ‘Vintage Car’ Sunday brunch focused on a variety of Goan Saraswat delicacies. The extensive brunch menu offered something for everyone and brought together the timeless flavours of the season where the guests had enjoyed a selection of authentic dishes. The menu also featured an exquisite variety of desserts that comprised unlimited food and drinks.

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