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Defining Goa’s essence

American anthropologist Robert S Newman’s new books ‘Goan Anthropology: Mothers, Miracles and Mythology’ and ‘Goan Anthropology: Festivals, Films and Fish’ strive to define Goan culture, and also showcase how Goa is in fact much more rooted in Indian culture than is acknowledged. In a tête-à-tête with the author

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Cookware

Rohini Diniz Stone cookware or kalchattis: These are cooking vessels that are traditionally used in South India.

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The magic of love

Aldina Braganza With Valentine’s Day just about over, I cannot help but ask this question that probably has been asked a hundred times over – what is love?

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Charge up!

Deepika Rathod Have you felt sluggish or fatigued even after having an active day? What foods are you putting into your tummy to stay active or energetic?

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Begging – A Way to the Beyond

Sadhguru   What does it mean to be spiritual? It does not mean you go to the temple and pray. That is not spirituality – that is highly materialistic.

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Goa to Kanyakumari 10 Goan cyclists, 1,200 kms, 90 hours

Ten Goans, between the age group of 25 to 60 years, recently rode off to Kanyakumari on their cycles to qualify for Paris-Brest-Paris. Highly charged to take randonneuring to the next level, NT BUZZ gets you a few stories of the 1,200 kilometres ride Danuska Da Gama I NT BUZZ As part of the ‘BRM1200’, a globally recognised endurance ride …

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Devotion at the ruins

NT BUZZ Over 100 Carmelite priests, seminarians and devotees from various parts of India made their way to the ruins of ‘Convento de Carmo’ at Old Goa to mark the 400 years celebration of Carmelites in India. ‘Convento de Carmo’ was the first church of the Carmelites in India. Superior General of the Carmelites, Fr Saverio Cannistra OCD presided over …

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FTII to conduct courses in Goa

NT BUZZ For the first time, Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) in collaboration with Entertainment Society of Goa (ESG) will organise two certified foundation courses in Screen Acting and Screenplay Writing. The 20-day course will be conducted by professors from FTII. The full day courses will be held from April 13 to May 2. The application forms will …

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Cookware

Rohini Diniz Non-stick cookware: Non-stick cookware comprises pots and pans with surfaces that have been coated with a polymer polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE), a well-known brand of which is Teflon. Teflon is a synthetic chemical made up of carbon and fluorine atoms that was first made in the 1930s. Teflon provides a nonreactive, non-stick and almost frictionless surface making it convenient to …

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Breast cancer: Awareness and prevention

Sujal Torgal Patil If we analyse our collective health as a society we will find that we have managed to increase the life span or reduce mortality rate due to the advent of modern medicine and infrastructure, but the quality of life has deteriorated a lot. Hence, we are suffering from disorders which are not only complicated but incomprehensible. Cancer …

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