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If shopping be the thing of delight then shop on

Goa is slowing becoming the hub of electric fashion, from the old hippy markets to new trend setters with eco clothing and much more.  The fabric and designs available in Goa today give one the opportunity to really set your own style whether it is for one’s home or to adorn the body. Goa has managed to imbibe real street …

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The New Case for Time

Sculptural oddities assembled from music boxes, toy horses, trinket cases and workshop gadgetry employ the guise of fantastical forms to satirise the realities of socio-cultural distortion.

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Culinary contributions from Latin America

Zubin Dsouza   I am always in a tizzy when it comes to using the appropriate reference term to the countries that lie further south from continental North America and Mexico. South America is a rather bland description for a group of countries that are full of excitement, culture and colour and the term Latin America although replete with an …

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Building Bridges of Information

Founder of the Digital Empowerment Foundation, Osama Manzar has done extensive work across numerous villages in South Asia spreading digital literacy making access to the internet a reality for even very remote areas.

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Food trends that will rule this year

Vir Sanghvi   In the middle of India’s restaurant boom, what are the trends that emerge from consumer preferences? Here’s my list of what I think works in the restaurant sector – and I’m willing to bet that these trends will hold till the end of this year.

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Footsteps along Monte Santo or the Holy Hill

Sanjeev V Sardesai   Every visitor to Goa, is not necessarily a tourist, but has the World Heritage Site —Old Goa and its old era edifices on his or her itinerary. The public in general may call these edifices as Churches, Cathedral and Basilica, but in actuality, these are the very majestic structures erected by artisans, who were Goan by …

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Plan a trip to land of Kochi: A kaleidoscope of culture and religions

Riddhi Doshi   A flying helicopter carrying a jeep across the sea is perhaps the most unusual sight to watch. However, if you are in Kochi, chances are that you will see this spectacle in the backdrop of huge naval war ships and those carrying cargo. What you will also see is fishermen’s tiny boats bobbing on the waves, sea …

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Surviving the fast food times

Rohini Diniz Idlis: Are a popular South Indian breakfast and snack item and are prepared from a batter of rice and black gram dal (urad) that is fermented and steamed. The fermentation process increases the nutritive value and digestibility of idlis.

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Binge drinking and overeating

Luke Coutinho   So many people out there are disciplined with their food, exercise and sleep for five days every week. But the food and alcohol over the weekend literally wipes out all the efforts put in during those five days.

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The Leftist Sufi

Filmmaker and writer Saeed Mirza belongs to a breed of filmmakers who consistently made a comment about the society through his movies and now his writing. Many facets of his personality are now reflected in a documentary based on his life which will be screened today, at MOG. In conversation with NT BUZZ Mirza speaks about his movies, his travel …

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