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Musical tribute to Maruti Kurdekar to be held

The 11th edition of ‘Pandit Maruti Kurdekar Sangeet Samelan’ will be held on November 3 from 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Institute Menezes Braganza (IMB), Panaji. The one-day concert is being organised by students of late Pandit Maruti Kurdekar in collaboration with IMB and Directorate of Art and Culture, in memory of the late Maruti Kurdekar. Addressing a …

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Checking the ‘spirit’uality of monks

Zubin D’Souza Alcohol consumption in a major part of Indian society is still taboo. Parents love to live in denial that their children have let stuff stronger than grape juice cross their lips. The children in question may be pushing forty but they still go through elaborate rituals to mask the alcoholic fumes that have by now permeated their clothes …

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Let’s chaat

Why does South India have no chaat tradition? And is it now importing one from Mumbai? Vir Sanghvi North Indians are always surprised when I tell them this but there is no real chaat tradition in South India. We know that what we think of our chaat originated in UP and Bihar. Chaat wallahs from those states fanned out all …

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Pezeche Fest: A display of communal harmony

Sanjeev V Sardesai There are many festivals, held in Goa, which depict the warm feeling that all communities in Goa share with each other. One such festival is held at the quaint village of Siridao, on Tiswadi Island. The entire lands here are said to have once belonged to the Dempo family. However, now it has been modernised to a …

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Discover California’s best kept secrets with these six spots

From the Big Bear Lake to Anza-Borrego Desert State Park , explore these six destinations in California during your next visit and make the most of your trip These remote and surprising spots fly under the radar for even the most well-versed California travellers. From scenic byways to wine country destinations to historic honky-tonks, these locations make great trips for …

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Boxes of Good Health

Rohini Diniz Walnuts: Walnuts are bi-lobed kernels with a convoluted surface that resembles the human brain which is surrounded by a hard shell. They are enriched with many health-benefiting nutrients, especially omega-3 fatty acids that are essential for optimum health particularly for vegans.  They are also rich in proteins, magnesium, phosphorus, copper, manganese, vitamin B6, folic acid, vitamin E and …

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Hyperacidity: Treating the root cause

Sujal Torgal Patil One is likely to suffer from a digestive upset easily than any other health issue in today’s era, the reason being our faulty eating habits. Hyperacidity or acid indigestion is one such common disorder which has become a part of the modern lifestyle. Almost 60 per cent of the population suffers from it at least once a …

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The pros of being an angry woman

Anger is an important emotion like happiness, sadness, frustration and disgust. It evolved as a survival emotion and belongs to the fight and flight response in the face of danger Aldina Braganza I am always composed to the extent that I have been accused of never getting angry. For the longest time I took that as a compliment. For sure …

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WEEKEND DAIRIES

ART: Art matters: A special exhibition curated by private art dealer, Swetlana Cardoso featuring exquisite artworks by Francis De Sousa, Vasudev Shetye and Nandini Raikar will be held. till November 30, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. H No 386, Amblimoll, Guirdolim, Chandor Details: 9822814957 Into the vault: MOG is hosting ‘Into the Vault’ an exhibition in collaboration with the Goa Artist …

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Of village life and folk festivals

With the aim of enlightening people and reviving the age old Diwali-related festival of ‘Gorvancho Padvo’ which is celebrated in a few villages in Goa, Folk Living will be hosting a group of people in Basrai village of Quepem. NT BUZZ reports Danuska Da Gama| NT BUZZ Diwali is one of the biggest celebrated festivals across the country, albeit with …

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