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Fairytale Germany

Along the 600-kilometre trail from Marburg to Bremen, the Brothers Grimm classics come alive Sonia Nazareth Even if you’ve never landed in Germany, somewhere in your imagination, you’ve been there, thanks to the Brothers Grimm fairytales — Snow White, Hansel and Gretel, Cinderella, and Rapunzel. The curators of folklore, brothers Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, collected, edited, and published the stories …

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Candies from Memory Lane

We enjoyed these little treats when young but steer our own children away from them. Maybe it is time to revive the kiddie treats from the past. After all, they are all that remains of a less complicated and more productive time! Zubin D’souza Way before swag became a byword for being cool, young kids growing up in the 70s …

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Tracing the historic voyages of Portugal

NT BUZZ Researcher at the Institute of Social Sciences of the University of Lisbon (ICS_UL) and a visiting professor of the Cunha Rivara Chair, Goa University, Ângela Barreto Xavier, will deliver a public lecture on ‘From 1498 to Magellan. Memories and archives’ on July 23, 6.30 p.m., at Camões-Centro de Língua Portuguesa, Panaji. In this presentation, Xavier will ask three …

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Become a Buddha

Sadhguru A person who grows on the spiritual path cannot ignore Gautama because his presence has become so dominant. In his own lifetime, he had forty thousand monks who went out to spread the spiritual process. In his own silent way, he changed the world forever. He has been one of the greatest spiritual waves on the planet. Buddha Poornima …

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Being women: Befriend changes at midlife

Aldina Braganza The only thing permanent in life is change. We are forever changing. Like all of life, every feature in this universe is constantly changing. Our yesterdays and our todays, moment by moment are moving from the now to a memory. Our bodies go through change every day. Some days we feel it more than others, but nevertheless it …

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Healthy Eating for Senior Citizens

Rohini Diniz The goals of nutritional care for senior citizens should be to keep fit and active, lead a healthy and purposeful life through retarding the ageing process, improving immunity and mental function. As a person ages there is a decrease in physical activity levels and a decline in BMR, both of which reduce the total energy needs of the …

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Tips for a safe monsoon

Deepika Rathod It’s raining! Or should I say pouring? Like every year, we are getting a good amount of rain which gives relief, particularly after the scorching heat. The rain is soothing but it is also a perfect breeding ground for various bacteria and germs. We see a large number of people falling ill due to the same. Ailments like …

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How ‘That Goan Girl’ is taking over the web

Danuska Da Gama | NT BUZZ The numbers speak for themselves. 16481 Instagram followers. 4423 Facebook followers. 2090 Twitter followers. But when Jade D’Sa began ‘That Goan Girl’ in 2014, it was just about finding a creative outlet and nothing more. “I moved to Mumbai to study and then got my first job, which was really monotonous. I’d have unfulfilled …

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Insights into Indiranagar

Having recently organised a public forum on the ruins of Nossa Senhora do Carmo in Chimbel, The Charles Correa Foundation decided that it was time to address the other complexity in Chimbel, the massive informal settlement of Indiranagar, where more than half the residents of the village live and one of the primary neighbourhoods for blue-collar workers in Panaji. Thus, …

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Style on

Civitas Couture is all set to organise Mr & Miss Radiant Model of India 2019 pageant and has invited youth to use this platform to showcase their talent. The idea for the competition has been conceived by model and Sandalwood actress and upcoming entrepreneur Preethi B. Auditions for the same will be held on July 14, 2 p.m. onwards at …

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