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Have A Soothing Summer!

By SUJAL PATIL TORGAL It’s again that time of the year when every one of us wants to escape from the scorching sun and hibernate in a cocoon for two months provided with ample amount of air conditioning! That is not to happen, so here is some information about what summer is all about and how one can easily survive …

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Kids and photography

By Assavri Kulkarni A child with a camera will never say that I am bored and the best way to teach children photography is with hands-on lessons. Giving them photography manual or theory lessons will make photography boring. When it comes to children and photography, factors like rules, techniques, shutter, aperture, etc are not so necessary. It should be just …

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The mystery of the Ferrao Chickoo

By Miguel Braganza A majestic and intriguing tree that has been a part of my childhood is what we called the ‘Ferrao Chickoo’ simply because no one knew the name of the tree that grew near the gate of Rosarinho Ferrao (now named ‘Ferrao Manor’) at Angodd, Mapusa

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Hypotension: A Common Problem in Summers

Low blood pressure also known as hypotension occurs when the blood pressure is lower than normal, which is a common problem in the summer season. It causes dizziness, fainting, thirst, lack of concentration, fatigue, depression, blurred vision, nausea and breathing problems.

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Summer Home Beauty Care

By Shahnaz Husain The skin is the first to bear the brunt of summer, leading to problems like sun tan, sun burn, skin-sensitivity, rash, eruptions, etc. Exposure to the sun leads to sun tan and sun burn. It can cause redness and allergies, with itching and dryness of the skin.

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The food of the gods – chocolate

By Zubin D’Souza In 1519, Hernan Cortes, an extremely famous explorer credited with tilting a major part of continental South America under Spanish rule discovered, in his own words, ‘a divine drink which builds up resistance and fights fatigue and a cup of which permitted a man to walk an entire day without food’. To many of us now, this …

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Astro Query

Date Of Birth (DOB): August 20, 1975; Time Of Birth (TOB): 7.45 a.m.; Place Of Birth (POB): Chicalim

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Curcumin – Spice to fight cancer

Most recently, high-profile and mainstream cancer researchers at the MD Anderson Cancer Centre have explained the extreme benefit of curcumin to prevent cancer and to help treat cancer. This benefit Most recently, high-profile and mainstream cancer researchers at the MD Anderson Cancer Centre have explained the extreme benefit of curcumin to prevent cancer and to help treat cancer

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Shubho Noboborsho with Bengali Cuisine

As the culinary delights from the Eastern state of West Bengal open up on the Western Coast, the lovers of food can very well rejoice by saying ‘Shubho Noboborsho’ or Happy New Year, just as Bengali community would do next week

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Amanya Spa: Cruelty-free Cosmetics

By Sinead Mcmanus Vasco doesn’t really have the aura of a lifestyle town owing to its commercial and industrial overtones. But it can certainly surprise you in terms of hospitality. The most recent gem of a discovery in the port town is Amanya Spa.

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