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Hyderabad:Tale of two cities

ANURADHA GOYAL Hyderabad is not one city. It always had its twin in Secunderabad, but today it is like a family of siblings who are as different from each other as possible. To know this city, you need to know a bit of all these cities within this medieval era city made famous by the ultra rich Nizams. There is …

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Nutrients that keep our bones healthy: Part I

Rohini Diniz Healthy bones are the basic requirement for a vital and energetic life. Bones form the skeletal structure which provides mechanical support and flexibility to the body and serves as a reservoir of calcium, which the body draws upon to help maintain normal calcium levels in the blood. Bones are dynamic living tissues that are not inert as thought …

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Ayurveda’s approach in Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Part I

Sujal Torgal Patil T he world is advanced by all means today, and advancements are man-made and at the cost of natural disharmony, but nonetheless we are living in an age where everything is quick and easy. The first symptom of ill health is often seen in the digestive system. It usually starts from milder stomach upsets or hyperacidity episodes …

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Improving business productivity through employee health

Luke Coutinho Employee productivity is of key importance to all companies be it a start up or an established entity. In an efficient model one chooses to focus on not just quantity of work but quality too and both these parameters can be highly impacted when an employee is unhealthy. Adding an additional coffee or vending machine, throwing one or …

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Coronary Artery Disease

DEEPIKA RATHOD The foods you eat can affect your weight, hormones and organs, including your heart. Eating a healthy diet can help reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke. Coronary artery disease develops when your coronary arteries (the major blood vessels that supply your heart with blood, oxygen and nutrients) become damaged or diseased. Cholesterol-containing deposits known as plaque …

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Murder on the Orient Express: Whodunit

RAMNATH N PAI RAIKAR | NT NETWORK ‘The Who’s Who in the Whodunit!’ was the tagline of the film, ‘Murder on the Orient Express’ (1974) based on the popular Agatha Christie novel of the same name. And how true was it! The film boasted almost every star on the Hollywood firmament at that time, comprising the finest talents of the …

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Selective service at the Hyatt Place

It’s always a great feeling to dine when one knows that it is a buffet and there’s no limit to the number of servings. More so, when the buffet is at a starred hotel. With this in mind I went over to Hyatt Place, the select service 4-star property in Candolim to try out their dinner buffet

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TRIVIA

Producer, Sam Zimbalist was awarded the Academy Award for ‘Ben-Hur’ in the Best Motion Picture category posthumously as he had died during filming of the movie. Mary Zimbalist accepted the award on his behalf.

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PLOT

In AD 26, Judah Ben-Hur (Charlton Heston), a wealthy Jewish prince in Jerusalem, who lives with his mother, Miriam (Martha Scott); his sister, Tirzah (Cathy O’Donnell); their loyal slave, Simonides (Sam Jaffe); and his daughter, Esther (Haya Harareet) is betrayed by his best friend, ambitious Roman centurion, Messala (Stephen Boyd).

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Reminisces of Shigmo festivities around Goa

  Maria de Lourdes Bravo da Costa Rodrigues The celebrations of Shigmo bring back memories to me of how very little happened in the 1960s and earlier. There were no floats, no parades. One could only see some sporadic happenings. With carnaval celebrations starting parades from 1965 by individuals and then followed by government sponsorship taking over the organisation, it …

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