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The happy hustler

Actress, model, host, social influencer, and a hands-on mommy, Neha Dhupia was down in Goa recently at the Spartan Poker Indian Poker Championship 2020. NT BUZZ caught up with the lady to speak about her films, production initiatives, and how life has changed for her after motherhood Danuska Da Gama | NT BUZZ Q. From modelling and acting to hosting …

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Meet the new-age magicians

Danish Raza Delhi based digital illusionist Rahul Kharbanda’s most popular act involves an iPad. As the audience in the auditorium watches with amusement, Rahul places a bottle vertically on the device. He then pushes it inside the screen to convert it into an image on the screen of the iPad. Next, he pulls the bottle back from the screen as …

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Hum and strum: The nimble ukulele is a trendy favourite

The little instrument has gone from becoming an exotic import to a viral trend all because it’s small, light, inexpensive and so easy to play, that most uke-players are self-taught Vanessa Viegas The ukulele is suddenly everywhere. Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson has said he plays it in his spare time; so do Neil Armstrong, Tom Hanks, Ryan Gosling, Taylor Swift, …

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Beethoven and basketball: Kobe Bryant (1978-2020)

Luis Dias In this the 250th birth anniversary year of certainly the most iconic composer of all time, Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827), I’m reading through as much material as I can lay my hands on about this extensively written-about, and yet still somewhat misunderstood genius. What is striking is that although his life (as his biographer John Suchet puts it …

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Tracing the birth of Bangladesh

Lamat R Hasan Numair A Choudhury took 15 years to write his debut novel Babu Bangladesh! Sadly, he passed away soon after submitting his final draft to the publisher. Choudhary drowned in the Kyoto River two years ago, and, in hindsight, a drowning episode recorded by him in the book – “espy ropes of writhing and whirling liquids envelop him” …

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Get, set, Goa

Jayesh Churi Goa is known for its sports culture. As a society, Goans have always been supportive of all sporting activities. Goans are enthusiastic about sports and parents are eager to encourage their children to play. When it comes to sports, there is no discrimination between boys and girls. Today, almost all villages in Goa have clubs instituted whereby sports …

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A new generation stepping up for FC Goa

Derrick Pereira The next generation of players for FC Goa are making waves already, and tournaments such as the Goa Professional League provide the right platform to help them showcase their skills. There has been a kind of passing of the torch as players like Liston, Princeton, Gama and Kingslee have completely moved to the first team setup. They have …

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Dairy products can increase breast cancer mortality

Maneka Sanjay Gandhi Every October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Every year several million women die of breast cancer. My mother died of it. Many of my friends have it. Some have had their breasts removed. Some are undergoing chemotherapy and have lost their hair. It is no longer a hidden disease that one doesn’t talk about. According to the …

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Moulding Indians

Karan Thapar 2020 marks the 70th anniversary of our Constitution. In 1950, many questioned how long it would last. So to have completed the biblical span of three-score-years-and-ten is no mean achievement. There are only a few constitutions – and certainly in the third world there is no other – that have lasted so long. Why that’s happened is an …

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How book covers are changing

From botanical illustrations to typographic book covers, the way books are being perceived is changing and even though the advent of online reading is here, it has actually been a boon for illustrators in India and around the world Nascimento Pinto From botanical illustrations to typographic book covers, the way books are being perceived is changing and even though the …

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