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Bring on the glow

Waiting for your quarantine glow-up?Local pros share their tips on at-home grooming, fitness, and self-care with NT BUZZ ANNA FERNANDES | NT BUZZ The pandemic has us all under house arrest and along with it tossed our beauty and fitness goals for the year out the window. With non-essential services like salons, spas, gyms, and fitness studios shut for the …

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A touch of art and poetry

In a bid to spread awareness about thenovel coronavirus among Goans, Margao-basedfather-daughter duo have collaborated for a videopoetry titled ‘Goenkaraank Ulo’.NT BUZZ spoke to theduo for more details RAMANDEEP KAUR | NT BUZZ To convey the message of ‘Stay home, Stay safe’ during the pandemic, a father and daughter from Margao, Atul Pandit (writer) and Seeya Pandit (fine artist) have …

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Ethnic Elegance

MEHER CASTELINO Ethnic fashion takes a glamorous turn when we will soon celebrate the new season of happiness and style. The traditional lehenga, choli and dupatta have gone into a great transformation along with the sari, which is a great favourite of Indian fashion connoisseurs. Black and gold are the favoured colours, while the embroidery is lush and lavish as …

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Birthday blues

With the virus playing party pooper, folks with birthdays in March and April have had to spend their big day in quarantine. NT BUZZ gets a glimpse For those of us fated to be born in the months of March and April, we may find that our birthday celebration is not quite what we had planned. And with our big …

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The great showman of Goa

A household name in Goa today, actor, singer, tiatrist, playwright, producer, director and RJ, Miguel Jacob Carmo Luis Fernandes or Prince Jacob enjoys a wide fan following both in the state and abroad MARIA FERNANDES | NT Miguel Jacob Carmo Luis Fernandes or Prince Jacob as he is popularly known to his fans is credited with infusing new life into …

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Shopping under lockdown

Zubin D’Souza There are loads of articles out at the moment which talk about how the recent Wuhan-origin coronavirus is changing the world. The optimists speak about the healing ozone layer, the view of the stars at night and the drop in pollution-related illnesses. The realists see the starving and the afflicted and laud the efforts of the frontline warriors …

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Sweet talk

Spare us the fancy desserts; Indians like it simple and basic Vir Sanghvi What should a dessert be like? Well, there are two views on this. There is the reasoned view of all the great Michelin-starred chefs. And then, there is my slightly prejudiced view.   At most fancy restaurants, the dessert course is now no more than a way …

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Tales from Goa in a pandemic

‘GOA COVID’, a virtual art show by contemporary artist Hesham Malik together with Carpe Diem Art Gallery opens today. NT BUZZ detailsCHRISTINE MACHADONT BUZZ Goa, like the rest of the world, has witnessed its own share of struggles, anxieties, and pain during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. At the same time, there have been tales of unity, of courage, and of …

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The good Samaritan of Ponda

With stray animals also affected by the ongoing lockdown, Ponda- based Pranav Sadhale uses his time in the evening to feed over 100 stray dogs, 80 cattle, and over 100 birdsDANUSKA DA GAMA | NT BUZZ The ongoing nation-wide lockdown to fight COVOD-19 may have affected businesses and normalcy while also having several positives of bringing families together, less pollution, …

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Lessons from the lockdown

Zubin D’Souza I have always envisioned an extremely exhilarating end-of-days finale for the world as we know it. I have always believed that the world would go out in a blaze of glory; a rising up of artificial intelligence that would turn our weapons against us or a zombie scourge that would have us cowering in fear till the last …

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