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Goa’s only World Heritage Site – Old Goa

Sanjeev V Sardesai   One of the most famous pilgrimage heritage sites, found in most of the itineraries of tourists and other visitors to Goa, is undoubtedly – Old Goa. The apple of the eye, of many early dynasties and regimes, the entire precinct of Old Goa has the honour of being Goa’s only World Heritage Site, inscribed, under the …

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Give 2017 a sunny, beachy start. Visit Cape Verde. Because why not?

Carnival time Mindelo, on the island of Sao Vicente, is best known as the birthplace of Cabo Verdean singer Césaria Evora. It’s a great place to experience authentic Cabo Verde, since the hometown of the “Barefoot Diva” holds a colorful carnival early in February. Festivities aside, Mindelo is also home to one of the world’s most stunning bays.

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Reasons to enjoy that cup of coffee

Coffee is more than just black water. It contains riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, potassium, magnesium and manganese. Emerging research has shown that drinking coffee regularly offers a host of potential health benefits

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Resolve for a positively healthy year 

Sujal Torgal Patil   Everyone must’ve made resolutions for this New Year but there is a higher chance that by now half the resolutions may have fizzled out. It is necessary to consciously resolve and analyse the practical implications of your resolutions.

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All the President’s Men: Dirty politics

RAMNATH N PAI RAIKAR | NT NETWORK   Politics and journalism are firmly bonded with each other, and one cannot survive without the other. Newspapers and newspapermen therefore have long been favourite subjects for movie makers.

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The bodyguards who dance

  Janice Rodrigues | NT BUZZ Indian cultural history is an amalgamation of various folk forms, dances and arts, many of which are dying out in the cacophony of modernity. The revival of folk forms is what some associations and individuals are working to achieve.

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When east meets west

The legendary sarod maestro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan will come together with the UK-based Orchestra Sinfonia Verdi conducted by the internationally acclaimed David Murphy to create magic at the Kala Academy January 19 at 7 p.m.

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Untold Stories from Goa and India

  SHERAS FERNANDES | NT BUZZ Modern technology and amenities have made our lives easier and quicker. In the years gone by with not many facilities one would have to do work manually making him a master of his work. This was the way of living of our ancestors.

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A new beginning with Makar Sankranti

Maria de Lourdes Bravo da Costa Rodrigues Makara Sankranti is generally celebrated every year on January 14, with a few exceptions on January 15. It is interesting to note that although the Hindu religious festivals are celebrated on the basis of lunar and solar calendar, and therefore the change of date every year, Makara Sankranti has a fixed date.

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