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Sikkim: A beautiful Himalayan sojourn

Sikkim has one of the most diversified repertoire of flora and fauna in India with the Khangchendzonga National Park and biosphere reserve (an UNESCO World Heritage Site) occupying a major portion of the state The beautiful Himalayan sanctuary of Sikkim joined the Indian union in the year 1975 thereby becoming one of its most beautiful states. It is now considered a …

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One of the greats: Heston Blumenthal

Of all of the world’s greatest chefs, Heston Blumenthal is the hardest to categorise. From scientific breakthroughs to recreating medieval cuisine, he has done it all Vir Sanghvi It is usually not that difficult to tell a great chef from a good one. A great chef will not just make delicious food, but he will also create dishes that linger …

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Are you at risk of osteoporosis?

With World Osteoporosis Day being observed on October 20, NT BUZZ learns more about this disease that affects one in three women and one in five men, from the ages 50 and over Danuska Da Gama | NT BUZZ Osteoporosis, which literally means porous bones is concerned with the density and quality of bones; that are both reduced and weakened …

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Healing the Natural way

Author of ‘Become healthy or extinct’, a book about reversing chronic illnesses with integrated natural therapy; Darryl D’Souza has followers in over 200 countries. He will share his knowledge and experience on health, well-being, and food, at the next Navhind Times workshop on Sunday, November 3, at Dempo House, Panaji. NT BUZZ gets you details Maria Fernandes | NT BUZZ …

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The changing Goan diet and its impact on health

Rohini Diniz One striking feature of the traditional Goan Hindu diet is that most families eat pure vegetarian food atleast twice or thrice a week. This practice of abstaining from animal foods ensured that a variety of plant foods were eaten, which in turn provided the body with the five vital nutrients, fibre, prebiotics, probiotics and phytochemicals that help keep …

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Cinematographer John Bailey to chair the IFFI 2019 jury

John Bailey, the former president of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences and an internationally renowned cinematographer of films like ‘American Gigolo’ (1980), ‘Cat People’ (1982), and ‘A Walk in the Woods’ (2015) will chair the International Jury of the 50th International Film Festival of India (IFFI). The other members on the jury include Ramesh Sippy, the director …

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Into the light

Danuska Da Gama | NT BUZZ Q. As an artist what made you choose moving images? I work mainly with moving images, but my practice is not just limited to video, it also falls into the performing arts fields and photography as well. Regarding video, it is a medium that gives me the possibility to move my studio directly on …

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A taste of the 1920’s

Known for its authentic Goan bhaji pav, Cafe Bhonsle is today one of the oldest cafes in the capital city. NT BUZZ finds out why it still remains a local favourite ANNOUSHKA FERNANDES Situated in the middle of Panaji city, also known as the Bhonsle Square, stands Cafe Bhonsle. Being one of the busiest and oldest eateries in the city, …

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If it’s arthritis, there is hope

On the occasion of World Arthritis Day, consultant orthopaedic surgeon at Healthway Hospital Sambprassad Nadkarni, gives a detailed lowdown on the ailment In India today, 15 per cent of the population, nearly 180 million people, suffer from arthritis. However, unlike other serious ailments which tend to cause alarm, arthritis slowly and silently, cripples an individual. “Arthritis is usually associated with …

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Festive Fiesta

MEHER CASTELINO When it is time for the festive season designers go into overdrive creating some amazing ethnic and fusion wear that will delight the fashionistas. At Lakmé Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2019 it was all about dressing the ladies in the best looking lehengas, cholis and dupattas that offered an interesting twist to the traditional looks. Lehengas were given stylish …

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