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‘The President’ to set the tone for IFFI 2014

NT NETWORK T he 45th International Film Festival of India (IFFI), the eleventh edition of the mega film event that is held in Goa, is all set to open on November 20 with the screening of the Iranian film ‘The President’ directed by Mohsin Makhmalbaf. The movie narrating the story of a dictator – the president of the former Soviet …

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Dining on a budget

By Zubin D’Souza Being a chef means that you are always surrounded by good food, several options to choose from and several budding young chefs waiting eagerly to do your bidding. Being a chef is also a tough life, takes years of sweat to see improvements in social standing or finances and definitely sees most of your social life flushed …

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Gem of a find

By Kuheli Bhattacharya Rane Serendipity: The effect by which one accidentally stumbles upon something fortunate… especially while looking for something totally unrelated. It was with such fortunate consequences that we stumbled upon a quaint little yellow and white house while visiting Mahalakshmi temple during Navratri. A simple sign board read Suwadik, and when we peeped in through the window, we …

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The games colours play

By Assavri Kulkarni Today we cannot imagine life without colours, but there was a time when memories were captured in black and white. Colours play an important role in scene perception and it is important to know about the nature of colours and the ways in which to capture them if one is to add life to photographs. No matter …

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Let Champagne be the occasion

By Prahlad Sukhtankar So a thought crossed my mind; could it be that the reason for the overwhelming popularity of Diwali and Christmas over other festivities in Goa is because neither of these occasions is packaged with prescribed religious abstinence pertaining to food or wine? Perhaps so, although there may be few that follow a vegetarian diet on Diwali day, …

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Preventing breast cancer naturally

By Luke Coutinho O ctober was breast cancer month and though for decades now, every October organisations worldwide have been running awareness programmes the incidence of the disease in no way seems to be on the decline. The reason any cancer starts in the human body is due to a change in the environment of the body and cells, which …

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Shiatsu: Letting the Chi flow

By Melville Ferrao S hiatsu is a form of therapeutic bodywork from Japan. ‘Shi’ in Japanese means finger and ‘atsu’ means pressure and though when translated comes to mean “finger pressure” Shiatsu uses kneading, pressing, soothing, tapping, and stretching techniques, all performed without oils through light, comfortable clothing. Fundamental of Shiatsu There are certain points on the body called tsubos …

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How does Mindfulness work?

By Anita Dudhane Last week we looked at how mindfulness works and the four key principles in mindfulness training – recognition, acceptance, investigation and non judgement – and the acronym coined for these, RAIN.

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Whys and hows of me time for women

Are you one of those hard working mothers who juggles her life between work and family? Then it is time you took a break and looked beyond your everyday life, taking a path that leads towards your inner self and helps you rejuvenate. NT BUZZ speaks to women who are discovering themselves through unconventional means

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Ethnic India comes alive in brushstrokes

By NAGUESH RAO SARDESSAI The fast pace of life has robbed us all of the pleasure of appreciating nature, while rampant industrialisation and aggressive westernisation is dissolving our rich culture.

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