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‘MMS’—Of love and deceit

Claimed to be Goa first Konkani suspense thriller ‘MMS – A Violent Story of Love’ will be released on April 10. The film has been directed by Jerryton Dias while it is produced by Joywin Fernandes.

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Astro Query

Date of Birth (DOB): October 10, 1970; Time of Birth (TOB): 7:45 a.m. Place of Birth (POB): Bastar (Madhya Pradesh)

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Sudhir Patwardhan: The unofficial spokesman of the common man

Sudhir Patwardhan is a self taught artist and a practicing radiologist. Patwardhan’s canvases are densely populated reflecting the hub of city life often with emphasis on the ordinary, working man. NT BUZZ delves into the work and theme of his works and how his profession shaped his creativity

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Treating Hypokalemia

BY DEEPIKA RATHOD Hypokalemia means a low level of potassium in our blood. It is an important mineral and electrolyte needed by our body, Potassium helps control how our muscles, heart, and digestive system work,

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Beef stew is off

It was a Sunday morning and I was nursing a cup of coffee in the kitchen when my wife reminded me that our son’s birthday was a month away. “We should start planning the menu,” she insisted.  Now, I am not the kind of person to shy away from a party, but what she said next set off alarm bells. …

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Cancer Treating it or beating it?

BY LUKE COUTINHO The more cancer cases I get day on day, the more questions are asked as to why can’t anyone guarantee a cure or at least a better quality of life with less suffering, if so much money and time is being spent on expensive treatments, not to mention the massive emotional drain that all of this leads …

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The world of Gooseberries

BY Miguel Braganza Goa has a large number of fruits that are either known to only a few people or known to many but under-utilised just the same. An earlier effort to document some of these under-utilised fruits through a book entitled “Horticultural Crops: Lesser Known” published in 1994 by the Agriculture Officers’ Association, Panaji-Goa,

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Rejuvenating Retreat

BY SINEAD MCMANUS We’ve all heard that clean diets and regular exercise is the way to healthy living. In a world of excessive consumerism, it’s hard to switch to such a lifestyle and equally difficult to maintain it. There are bound to be times when you lapse often enough to make it seem criminal. For times like these, a detox …

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Flour Power

BY VIR SANGHVI The Portuguese usually get a bum rap in discussions about Indian food. Talk about their contributions to our cuisine, and you’ll hear references to vindaloo, balchao, sorpotel, sausages, and disgusting sweet Goan wine. Nobody will mention that they brought the chilli to India and transformed our food forever.

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What the duck is a Turducken?

BY ZUBIN D’SOUZA Just in case you thought that cooking and food was not a creative field, there are folks out there who devote a lot of energy and time just to prove you wrong.

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