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Mahashivratri: In reverence of Lord Shiva

RAMESH SAVAIKAR|NT NETWORK Mahashivratri (known as ‘Night of Shiva’) is a Hindu festival celebrated annually in reverence of Lord Shiva. It is celebrated on Chaturdashi of Krishna Paksha Magh of Magha month of the Hindu calendar (14thday of the dark half fortnight of Magha Month). It is believed that on this night, Lord Shiva performed ‘Tandava Nrutya’, the dance of …

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The fort in the Port Town

Sanjeev V Sardesai Today let us take a journey into Mormugao. Situated on the North West point of the Southern District of Goa, just off Vasco City, it is famous for being a much acclaimed Port Town, catering to berths for massive ocean going passenger liners and goods carrying ships. History tells us that Old Goa after being run over …

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Prickly pears bring hope to Algeria

For generations, Algerians like the Gueldasmi family have barely eked out a living growing prickly pear fruits, but thanks to the cactus’s new found virtues their lives are steadily improving. “Now, my future is here. There is no need to go abroad” to find work, said Fethi Gueldasmi, 40, whose family’s revenues have been growing thanks to what agronomists and …

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Jesuits Superior General Fr Arturo Sosa celebrates mass in Goa

NT BUZZ It was a proud moment for the Jesuits of the Goa Province as their Superior General, Fr Arturo Sosa SJ celebrated mass under the protective care of their Founding Fathers, St Ignatius of Loyola and St Francis Xavier, on February 26 evening at the Basilica of Bom Jesus, Old Goa. The mass was well attended by well-wishers, staff …

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Speed up your spiritual process

Sadhguru   How can we allow the spiritual process to happen within us in full flow, and what might we be doing unconsciously that might keep it from happening? What could be a barrier within yourself? The main problem is you attach too much importance to your thoughts, emotions, ideas and everything else that you consider as “me” – all …

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Designers Gauri and Nainika showcase their collection

NT BUZZ At the recently concluded Blenders Pride Magical Nights designers Gauri and Nainika presented an eclectic mélange of stylish designs in Goa. The evening was a celebration of the self and the individual through the concept-‘pride’, where showstopper Nushrat Bharucha charmed everyone in a Gauri and Nainika ensemble. Weaving a seamless story around ‘My Style, My Pride’, Blenders Pride …

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Gut Tale: Listen to it!

ALDINA BRAGANZA Ever had the experience where the evidence in front of you adds up; yet, there is a gnawing voice in your head that tells you, something is amiss? Well, now if you have ignored that voice and later realised and wished that you hadn’t then what you could have probably been experiencing is your gut speaking to you. …

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Childhood Obesity

Rohini Diniz The management and treatment of overweight and obese children is different from that of adults and must involve the family. The treatment needs to take into account multiple aspects of the child’s lifestyle, food habits, physical activity patterns and psychological health to ensure that the child’s weight management goals are met. Here are some things to be kept …

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45 turtles crawl into the sea

NT BUZZ The Forest and Wildlife Department recently released 45 Olive Ridley turtles into the sea at Morjim. A hatchery of 40,500 square metres area in Morjim is used to incubate the turtles till they emerge. Of 14 nests that were collected, assistant conservator of Forest and Wildlife Department, Nandakumar Parab states that turtles from three nests have emerged. Recently …

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Throwing out the good stuff

Zubin D’Souza The tip-off came in from a reliable source. This was a haul that was going to get the Task Force a lot of plaudits and newspaper coverage. The appreciation was long overdue; the investigations had been on for really long and it was time that the law was upheld. Briefings were conducted and secrecy was maintained; no one …

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