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Singin’ in the Rain: All the way masterpiece

RAMNATH N PAI RAIKAR | NT NETWORK Gene Kelly, like Danny Kaye from the West and Kishore Kumar from the East, was a multifaceted personality. He was a dancer, actor, singer, film director, producer and choreographer. Quintessentially a ‘Performer in Musicals’, Kelly after an Oscar nomination for Best Actor in ‘Anchors Aweigh’ (1945) and the success of ‘An American in …

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Dietary fibre: Nature’s broom

Rohini Diniz   Our traditional diets consisted of minimally polished local and seasonal foods that not only provided the body with the five vital nutrients, but also fibre, prebiotics and phytochemicals that helped keep one healthy. Today with increased consumption of processed and refined foods we are not getting adequate amount of fibre from our diets, which coupled with a …

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Be mindful about menopause

Why ayurved? Ayurved’s understanding of the human body, especially of the female body is detailed yet holistic. Ayurved believes firstly in preventive and later in the curative aspect. When a patient with difficult menopause approaches us, we do a complete analysis of their body type, present complaints, past history of menstruation and pregnancy, other associated disorders and detailed diet and …

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The Man Who Knew Too Much: Que Sera, Sera

RAMNATH N PAI RAIKAR | NT NETWORK   Alfred Hitchcock, the ‘Master of Suspense’ rarely made remakes of his own films. Although Hitchcock remade his 1934 black-and-white film, ‘The Man Who Knew Too Much’ in widescreen VistaVision and Technicolor in 1956 under the same name, it was a somewhat altered remake. The two films in fact, were very different in …

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Be mindful about menopause

Menopause is a time of great change in a woman’s life. A lot of people agree that it changes life in rather unwelcome ways. Wait a moment! Menopause doesn’t have to be a time of confusion and anxiety. It can also be a phase in your life when you can experience fantastic wellness and a great deal of happiness. Ayurvedic …

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Mesmerising the audience through music

Opus Gala presents, ‘Duo Corda’, a violin duo comprising of violinists Sanya Myla Cotta and Joris Decolvenaer. They will be joined by the pianist Nadine Crasto from Mumbai. The concert will held on June 25 at Institute of Menezes Braganza, Panaji at 7 p.m. 

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Bringing out the true essence of Sao Joao

  The most awaited festival of the monsoons, Sao Joao was celebrated throughout the state on June 24 with fun, great pomp and gaiety. The day long celebration commenced with making of the traditional ‘kopel’. At various places across the state, men and boys jumped in the wells wearing their kopels. Several Goan delicacies such as patolios and sweets made …

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Best foods to control diabetes

Zubin D’souza   I am sure you know what diabetes is. Well, if you don’t…you should! Diabetes currently affects 422 million people worldwide and there are approximately 62 million sufferers in India.

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Sushi is fast becoming the favourite food of Indians

Vir Sanghvi   Navneet Kalra, the entrepreneur (Dayal Opticals and many other enterprises) who is one of the partners in Town Hall in Khan Market, was telling me the saga of his super-successful restaurant.

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Move over Seville, Barcelona, visit these Spanish destinations instead

AFP, New Delhi   Spain attracts travellers from across the world for a myriad of reasons. Whether you have been to this country on Iberian Peninsula before or not, you have got to include these lesser-known Spanish destinations in your itinerary for a memorable experience.

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