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Who you Callin’ Mental?

Sheetal Kandola   Piso, crazy, mental- these seemingly harmless words, are often used in a jovial way when one of our loved ones are being difficult. On the other hand, depending on how one says these words, they can used to belittle and degrade those souls suffering the most. The stigma or shame of having a mental disorder in India …

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The Towering Inferno

RAMNATH N PAI RAIKAR | NT NETWORK   Disaster films, a film genre that has an impending or ongoing disaster as its subject and primary plot device, reached the pinnacle during the first half of the 1970s, when high-profile films such as ‘Airport’ (1970), ‘The Poseidon Adventure’ (1972), ‘Earthquake’ (1974) and ‘The Towering Inferno’ (1974) followed each other in quick …

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Beauty beyond red door

A master in economics would probably have a nine to five job. But Mumbai bred Anjali Noronha is different, being creative she wanted to work with her hands and when a pair of scissors was placed in her hands, she exactly knew what she wanted to be. She entered into the beauty industry to be a hair and makeup artist …

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Fat Burning Foods

Luke Countinho Yes, there are foods that can help burn belly fat. They either have the ability to create thermogenesis which leads to fat burn, or boost metabolism, or they are rich in essential fatty acids that promote fat burn and sound hormonal balance, or fibre rich with detoxification properties which also leads to fat and belly fat loss. The …

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Breakfast binge @ Bistro

When the folks at Alila Diwa offer up their all-day-breakfast menu to public, it’s not an opportunity to miss. So off we went, to sample what sounded like a sumptuous offering. The hotel is spread over lush grounds, with pebbled pathways leading you to unexpected and pretty corners of the property, and Bistro literally turns up around the corner, beyond …

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North by Northwest: In a dangerous direction

RAMNATH N PAI RAIKAR | NT NETWORK Alfred Hitchcock, the Master of Suspense had agreed to do a film for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. The company had chosen an adaptation of the novel, ‘The Wreck of the Mary Deare’ by Hammond Innes. Composer Bernard Herrmann had, however, recommended that Hitchcock work with his screenwriter friend, Ernest Lehman.

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Food-drug interactions

Rohini Diniz Medications or drugs are classified in many ways. They are grouped into classes based on illnesses for which they are prescribed. They are also classified according to their chemical nature or according to their action in the body. Since foods can interact with more than one class of medications, when taking more than one medication, be aware of …

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Stay Healthy, Live Happy

Gilroy D’ Souza is on a mission to help 100 Goans reach their fitness goals by December 2015, he teaches the Liveinlean concept that encapsulates fitness and nutrition philosophies using turbulence training. With NT BUZZ he talks about the fitness fad, turbulence training besides busting quite a few myths associated with fitness and diet plans

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