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Bookstore of yore

The capital city, Panaji houses numerous bookstores, but Singbal’s Book House is one that cannot be missed for its unique identity and collection of books. NT BUZZ gets details on one of the oldest and biggest bookstores RAMANDEEP KAUR Opposite the Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Church is Singbal’s Book House that caters to the needs of diverse customers. The bookstore …

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The past reinterpreted

As part of the MOG Sunday series, Afrah Shafiq will be giving a talk on ‘Remixing the Past’ on May 26, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at Museum of Goa, Pilerne. Shafiq is a multimedia artist based between Goa and Bangalore. She also works as a video editor, illustrator, designer, animator, line producer, teacher, curator, and manager in various worlds …

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Keeping it cool

Holidays are a great time to have fun outdoors. But due to the heat, being outdoors is often less than ideal. Some simple changes and modifications in one’s routine can ensure that the holidays continue to be a fun experience without causing harm to the body Summers are synonymous with trips to the beach, picnics, swimming in the pool, cooling …

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Creativity on the floor

Goa State Commission organised a rangoli workshop in a bid to preserve the traditional art form in the years to come. The aim of the workshop was to create awareness about safeguarding children’s rights. The workshop was conducted by Arjun Shrirang Parab. Further, the Commission will organise a summer camp for children to encourage them to participate and hone their …

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A tribute to Dalgado

Dalgado Konknni Akademi (DKA) celebrated the 164th birthday of Sebastiao Rudolfo Dalgado at the Art and Culture multipurpose hall, Panaji. Dalgado Konknni Akademi was instituted with the aim of promoting Konkani in the roman script and was named after Sebastiao Rudolfo Dalgado. The day is celebrated annually at different venues. Chief guest at the event was former president of DKA, …

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Mawa: The hidden secret ingredient

Zubin D’Souza The fog had still not lifted. I was way too early and I wasn’t too happy stomping my feet to ward away the cold. I was bang in the middle of winter and this was North India. For folks like me who hail from the western coast of India and more specifically Mumbai; hot and humid seems to …

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Good food for the Soul

Soul Chef by Saurav and Mona Parashar in Fontainhas has people raving about their North Eastern food offerings. Originally started in Sinquerim in 2015, the couple believes that their food served with love is what makes all the difference Danuska Da Gama ‘Love what you do and you will never feel like you are working’, sums up the meaning of …

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Ruined Forts: Fort of Sanquelim

Sanjeev V Sardesai As we have been virtually travelling all over Goa, through these articles, since the last many years, we have come across many destinations in this  land of just 3,702 square kilometres area. Dynasties have bled their armies to take over and get a hold over this nature- gifted land, since many centuries. However, there seems to be …

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The lava-fed valley

The Pico do Fogo volcano which means Peak of Fire in Portuguese, generates the bulk of the crater community’s gross domestic product, attracting some 5,000 tourists every year who need hotel beds, food, and tour guides. Four years after the volcano erupted – razing everything in its path in Cape Verde’s Cha das Caldeiras valley – the floor tiles of …

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Stay healthy with vegetables – Part II

Rohini Diniz Boosts immune function: Dark green leafy vegetables and yellow-orange vegetables are rich sources of both beta-carotene and vitamin C which are immune boosting nutrients. Beta-carotene gets converted into vitamin A within the body and helps maintain the structural and functional integrity of the skin and mucosal cells of the eyes, respiratory, gastrointestinal and genitourinary tracts which in turn …

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