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Rama Navami—the birth of a leader

BY YOGI ASWINI The word Rama is not restricted to Indian subcontinent alone. The highest selling water in Scandinavian countries is by the name of Rama-Loosa.

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Summer’s Hair

BY BINA PUNJANI After quite a pleasant and somewhat extended cool period, the heat and humidity have set in with a vengeance. Yes, summer’s well and truly here! Temperatures are only going to go up, and everything’s going to feel uncomfortable and sticky, including your hair. Frizzy, oily or droopy hair will inevitably mean ponytails, scarves and overall frustration.

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The resurrection of a darkened mind

By Agnelo Pires The dance of the fag-end monsoon showers had just come to a standstill. Watching the never-ending silver chains of  liquid falling  from the skies  had consumed most of my afternoon time. Mesmerized as I was, I heard my door bell was ringing. An envelope behind my main entrance door was waiting for me to be picked up.

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‘MMS’—Of love and deceit

Claimed to be Goa first Konkani suspense thriller ‘MMS – A Violent Story of Love’ will be released on April 10. The film has been directed by Jerryton Dias while it is produced by Joywin Fernandes.

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Astro Query

Date of Birth (DOB): October 10, 1970; Time of Birth (TOB): 7:45 a.m. Place of Birth (POB): Bastar (Madhya Pradesh)

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Sudhir Patwardhan: The unofficial spokesman of the common man

Sudhir Patwardhan is a self taught artist and a practicing radiologist. Patwardhan’s canvases are densely populated reflecting the hub of city life often with emphasis on the ordinary, working man. NT BUZZ delves into the work and theme of his works and how his profession shaped his creativity

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Treating Hypokalemia

BY DEEPIKA RATHOD Hypokalemia means a low level of potassium in our blood. It is an important mineral and electrolyte needed by our body, Potassium helps control how our muscles, heart, and digestive system work,

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Beef stew is off

It was a Sunday morning and I was nursing a cup of coffee in the kitchen when my wife reminded me that our son’s birthday was a month away. “We should start planning the menu,” she insisted.  Now, I am not the kind of person to shy away from a party, but what she said next set off alarm bells. …

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Cancer Treating it or beating it?

BY LUKE COUTINHO The more cancer cases I get day on day, the more questions are asked as to why can’t anyone guarantee a cure or at least a better quality of life with less suffering, if so much money and time is being spent on expensive treatments, not to mention the massive emotional drain that all of this leads …

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The world of Gooseberries

BY Miguel Braganza Goa has a large number of fruits that are either known to only a few people or known to many but under-utilised just the same. An earlier effort to document some of these under-utilised fruits through a book entitled “Horticultural Crops: Lesser Known” published in 1994 by the Agriculture Officers’ Association, Panaji-Goa,

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