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Conscious Consumption Moving Towards a Sensible Mode of Life

Sadhguru Piyush: Is consumerism actually driven by paranoia? People buy six sarees because they are afraid that when they go to a party, someone else there is wearing the same saree. People buy a new mobile phone every three months because someone else also got a new mobile phone. When I was young, no one gave me extra supplements with …

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Superstitions ain’t the way

Aldina Braganza Being brought up in a culture where superstitions are a part of traditions, I am no stranger to the lucky charm idiosyncrasy. It’s just not us, more than half of the world’s population has their own peculiarities. But when beliefs dictate life’s course, then superstitions confront my scientific temperament about human understanding. In doing so I hope I …

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GOA WEEKEND DIARY

FOOD Mango Magic: The summer is about to get cooler and smoother. Relish the king of fruits in its many moods at Goa Baking Company. Let your taste buds enjoy the magical symphony as you indulge in a lip smacking array of bakes, pastries and savouries infused with the season’s freshest mangoes. till June 4, 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. …

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Taking note of NOTA

NOTA (None of the Above) has seen its fair share of votes at election time, be it at the last two Lok Sabha polls and the various state assembly polls over the last few years. But are people happy with the importance accorded to it? NT BUZZ finds out Christine Machado The verdict is out. The people have chosen their …

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Bookstore of yore

The capital city, Panaji houses numerous bookstores, but Singbal’s Book House is one that cannot be missed for its unique identity and collection of books. NT BUZZ gets details on one of the oldest and biggest bookstores RAMANDEEP KAUR Opposite the Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Church is Singbal’s Book House that caters to the needs of diverse customers. The bookstore …

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The past reinterpreted

As part of the MOG Sunday series, Afrah Shafiq will be giving a talk on ‘Remixing the Past’ on May 26, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at Museum of Goa, Pilerne. Shafiq is a multimedia artist based between Goa and Bangalore. She also works as a video editor, illustrator, designer, animator, line producer, teacher, curator, and manager in various worlds …

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Keeping it cool

Holidays are a great time to have fun outdoors. But due to the heat, being outdoors is often less than ideal. Some simple changes and modifications in one’s routine can ensure that the holidays continue to be a fun experience without causing harm to the body Summers are synonymous with trips to the beach, picnics, swimming in the pool, cooling …

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Creativity on the floor

Goa State Commission organised a rangoli workshop in a bid to preserve the traditional art form in the years to come. The aim of the workshop was to create awareness about safeguarding children’s rights. The workshop was conducted by Arjun Shrirang Parab. Further, the Commission will organise a summer camp for children to encourage them to participate and hone their …

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A tribute to Dalgado

Dalgado Konknni Akademi (DKA) celebrated the 164th birthday of Sebastiao Rudolfo Dalgado at the Art and Culture multipurpose hall, Panaji. Dalgado Konknni Akademi was instituted with the aim of promoting Konkani in the roman script and was named after Sebastiao Rudolfo Dalgado. The day is celebrated annually at different venues. Chief guest at the event was former president of DKA, …

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Mawa: The hidden secret ingredient

Zubin D’Souza The fog had still not lifted. I was way too early and I wasn’t too happy stomping my feet to ward away the cold. I was bang in the middle of winter and this was North India. For folks like me who hail from the western coast of India and more specifically Mumbai; hot and humid seems to …

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