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Fashion Forward in Goa

She’s carved her own niche with her brand ‘Leanne Alphonso Couture’ in Nuvem after moving to Goa, from the city of dreams that others love heading to. She’s brought along to the state professionalism and high fashion, sans compromising on quality. NT BUZZ gets talking with this fashion creator Leanne Alphonso Danuska Da Gama | NT BUZZ While Leanne Alphonso …

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Carnival time is here again

NT BUZZ The annual four-day Carnival float parade will be held in Goa from February 22 to February 25. The main float parade of the festival will be held in the capital city Panaji on February 22 followed by other cities across the state. The float parades will be held in Margao and Quepem on February 23, Vasco and Curchorem …

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To be an emperor within yourself

Sadhguru To be spiritual means to be an emperor within yourself. This is the only way to be. Is there any other way to be? Consciously, would anybody choose to seek something from someone or something else? Maybe out of his helplessness he seeks, but consciously, would anybody choose to do this? Wouldn’t every human being want to be that …

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Added Sugars

Rohini Diniz Sugars are natural sweetening agents that are primarily added to food to improve taste. Sugars also add volume, texture, colour, moisture, provide the base for yeast fermentation, reduce the freezing point in ice creams and frozen desserts and also increase the boiling point which is important in the manufacture of sweets. They are also important in food preservation …

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Food trail in Bhopal

Vir Sanghvi Bhopal gets a bum rap. Tell anyone in Delhi or Mumbai that you are travelling in search of good North Indian food and they will assume you are going to Lucknow. (Unless they are Punjabis, in which case they will assume you are going to Amritsar to eat kulchas.) Say no, you are giving UP a miss and …

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Haldi Kumkum – Where women unite

Sanjeev V Sardesai Just like the multi-faceted cultural cauldron known as India, Goa too has its fair share of festivities celebrated all over the land with gusto. Since most of the festivities of the Hindu community are celebrated based strictly on the Lunar Calendar, they never have a celebratory date coinciding with the Gregorian calendar. One of the rare such …

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Places you must visit when in Ranchi

Ever since captain cool Mahendra Singh Dhoni (ex-captain now) exploded onto the scene of Indian cricket, many of those visiting this capital of the comparatively younger state of Jharkhand, also try to catch a glimpse of the dynamic cricketer’s house. Ranchi now has become almost synonymous to Dhoni and his growing up years, especially after the release of his Bollywood …

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Get going: Understanding procrastination

Aldina Braganza There are times when you have to complete an assignment or task. It could be your internal assessment report or even a mundane task like paying your electricity bill. Are you the kind of person that will put it off for much later? Do you panic and stress when the deadline arrives and scurry about to finally complete …

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The recipe to stop war

Zubin D’souza There has been a lot of tom-tomming in the press off late about the possibilities of war; worse still the possibilities of a Third World War! Like most people I am a pacifist. I totally believe in the biblical premise that swords should be beaten into ploughshares to help till the land and grow crops. To go a …

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Age is just a number

NT BUZZ On the eve of Makar Sankranti, senior citizens were given the opportunity to make colourful kites and fly the same at Miramar beach. The event, organised by BN Melvani Recreation Centre for Senior Citizens, Panaji, was held under the leadership of Kalpana Deshpande. The centre will complete one year of operation on January 26. During this span, BN …

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