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Remembering the dear departed

Sanjeev V Sardesai Goa, as well as India, is a land where every opportunity to celebrate, and also to respectfully reminiscence, is done with dignity, nostalgia, and glamour. This article throws light on the forthcoming rituals of All Saints Day (November 1) and All Souls Day (November 2) which will be held here. Each religious community carries out the final …

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Dos and don’ts while planning your next wildlife safari trip

“Respect the jungle. And be practical, not fashionable when you are on a wildlife excursion. That’s the basic,” says chief executive officer WildTrails, Manjunath Gowda, as he narrates the rules to follow both before and during a wildlife safari. Planning the Trip Making plans for a wildlife safari in haste is never a good idea. Ideally, every journey to a wildlife sanctuary should …

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Get Winter Ready

Deepika Rathod Winter is approaching and the rains are not ready to leave us. This is taking a toll on our immune function as well as digestion. Many cases of indigestion, fever, cold and cough have been observed recently as the weather is getting worse. What should we do to keep our immune function in check in order to stay …

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Little white lies: A dance with the truth

Aldina Braganza We all have our truths. They are our expression of reality as is.  They are the choices we make every day to live an authentic expression. Children don’t lie until they figure out that telling lies will get them out of trouble with their significant adults. Our conditioning begins at a very young age. We encourage socially sanctioned …

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Head to #thesarischool at Assagao this weekend

DANUSKA DA GAMA | NT BUZZ Rta Kapur Chishti began producing textiles of excellence in 1998 with available technology, and in 2010 along with textile designer Pallavi Verma – the two continued the revival and regeneration of the ancient Indian craft of hand spinning and hand weaving. Her label TaanBaan has an exclusive variety of indigenous rain-fed organic cottons and …

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Shop till you drop

Grand Hyatt Goa recently launched The Galleria, a new shopping experience within the resort. The shopping space features a combination of quirky and premium brands ranging from Mario Miranda, John’s Umbrellas, Shaze, Hidesign, Speedo, Jamavar, Bipha Ayurveda, Freedom Tree and for the first time in India, Van Andel and Peace jewellery. Discover a range of quirky barware, leather bags, furniture …

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Buy tickets with trash at this festival

The Goa-based LaLaLand festival which will be held on November 1 and 2 (5 p.m. to 11 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.) at Nagao is launching its unique Trash4Cash ticket sales this week where visitors can buy tickets in exchange for trash. The ticketing concept is part of the Trash4Cash programme, an initiative by festival director Noreen van …

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Little White Lies

Aldina Braganza Have you ever wondered about lying? Upfront when asked about lying we all condemn it, but isn’t that a lie in itself? For how often we have told a friend who is asking for feedback exactly the opposite of how we feel about it? We hesitate to speak truthfully because we don’t want to hurt their feelings or …

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A heart to heart about art

Museum of Goa will host a special MOG Sunday on October 20, 6:30 p.m. featuring  artist, Jagannath Panda, and curator and editor, Bhavna Kakar who will speak about ‘Cultivating Demand for the Arts: Engagement and Appreciation’. The event is free and open to all. This talk will be an introduction to the art scene in India and the rest of …

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Head to #thesarischool at Assagao this weekend

DANUSKA DA GAMA | NT BUZZ Rta Kapur Chishti began producing textiles of excellence in 1998 with available technology, and in 2010 along with textile designer Pallavi Verma – the two continued the revival and regeneration of the ancient Indian craft of hand spinning and hand weaving. Her label TaanBaan has an exclusive variety of indigenous rain-fed organic cottons and …

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