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Amanya Spa: Cruelty-free Cosmetics

By Sinead Mcmanus Vasco doesn’t really have the aura of a lifestyle town owing to its commercial and industrial overtones. But it can certainly surprise you in terms of hospitality. The most recent gem of a discovery in the port town is Amanya Spa.

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Get your business online

By Christabelle Coutinho Q: How has the internet changed the retail industry? Who have been the biggest beneficiaries? Internet has had a profound effect on the retail industry. Certain categories, where the buying decision is ‘information dense’ rather than ‘emotion dense’ have moved completely online. For example, buying mobile phones needs you to compare features and specs of models. This …

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My father is my hero: Sonam Kapoor

Sonam Kapoor’s last film Dolly Ki Doli may not have done great business at the box office but that hasn’t affected her popularity. The actor and style icon, who is already working on her next Prem Ratan Dhan Paayo and is still a favourite with filmmakers, is excited about her upcoming projects.

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Foods eaten at Easter

By Zubin D’Souza Easter is the most meaningful and symbolic of all Christian religious festivals. It is the cornerstone of their faith. It celebrates the triumph of life over death, of light over darkness. It is the festival that has a period of forty stays of fasting and abstinence; sees the death of Jesus Christ for the sins of the …

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For the love of chocolates

By Kuheli Bhattacharya Rane A new chocolate lovers’ haven has opened up in Calangute. Aptly named The Chocolate Room, it is nestled in the Park Avenue Hotel on the Calangute-Baga Road, next to Infantaria.

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Art for a cause

Artists from France, Japan, Germany, Hungary, Poland, Iraqi Kurdistan and India that included sculptors, printmakers, installation artists, live art performers and other disciplines collectively produced forty-five works which are put together into an exhibition, currently showing at the ‘Art Chamber – Galeris de Belas Artes’, Calangute

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The subtle little clay cart rolls on

Said to be written by Sudraka around the 5th century CE, Mrichhakatikam enjoyed a vogue in Europe before it was enacted in modern India. Parisians saw it in French translation in 1850 and 1895 and it reportedly drew crowds in Germany in 1892-93 and in the 1920s

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Today, being Hanuman Jayanti, let us delve a little deeper on the specific energy called Hanuman. A manifestation of the Rudra aspect of Shiva (responsible for transformation and destruction), it is the energy dearest to Ram, who is the upholder of dharma and of creation. Hanuman is the energy which could hold in its arms the entire mountain of life …

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Creating quality images with light

If one imagines being in a lightproof room, it will be difficult to create images. There has to be some streak of light, or else one will look invisible if no light bounces back to create a visual form of your body. Moreover, light in photography has its parameters in terms of quality, colour, direction and intensity. The quality of …

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Not just a summer coolant

By Deepika Rathod Watermelon is a very refreshing fruit and has become synonymous with summer season and picnics too. Their refreshing quality and sweet taste help to combat the heat and also provide a guilt-free dessert for kids and adults alike to enjoy.

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