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Healing through lifestyle

Deepika Rathod Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune disease which affects the central nervous system of our body. When afflicted with this condition, our defence mechanism – immune system – destroys the protective lining which covers the nerves and hence the brain, spinal cord and optic nerves in the eyes are greatly affected. Multiple Sclerosis refers to enumerable areas of tissue scarring …

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Rocky: The king of the ring

RAMNATH N PAI RAIKAR | NT NETWORK ‘Rocky’ (1976) is one of the iconic movies made in Hollywood which not only mesmerised audiences as well as the members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences when released, but also spawned seven sequels, from 1979 to 2018. It also made Sylvester Stallone a phenomenon overnight; Stallone literally fitting the …

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Stitch purrs his way to PETA’s Cutest Rescued Cat Alive contest

It is a big achievement for Tania Rodrigues from Sancoale whose rescued cat Stitch has qualified for the final round of PETA’s 2018 Cutest Rescued Cat Alive contest. The cat lover speaks to NT BUZZ about her adorable pets SACHI NAIK | NT BUZZ Rescued cat ‘Stitch’ from Goa was selected as a finalist at PETA’s 2018 Cutest Rescued Cat …

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18 Tiatr groups to participate in Tiatr ‘B’ Group Competition

NT BUZZ 18 tiatr groups are getting set to compete this year for the fifth Tiatr Competition ‘B’ Group of Kala Academy which will be held from August 1 to September 5, every evening from 7 p.m. at Ravindra Bhavan, Margao. As per the programme, the inaugural show ‘Godd, Ambott, Thik’ written by Milagres Carneiro will be staged on August …

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Food in the time of war

Zubin Dsouza War is a terrible thing to live through. It is also a time to judge true character. Living through war can be a hellish situation for both soldiers and civilians. It takes a lot of grit; it takes a load of courage and it definitely takes a whole load of innovation should you want to come out sane …

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Build your burger at Fortune Miramar

Danuska Da Gama I NT BUZZ There was a time when I stopped eating burgers in Goa, simply because it was more of the flour bun that I was munching on and less of the patty, toppings, etc.  Last year when the Miramar burger festival at Fortune Miramar by ITC that had buns in different colours (red and black) was …

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Cuncolim – The land of festivities, art and the braves

Sanjeev V Sardesai After our last trip to the deep hinterlands of Sanguem in the previous article, let us now turn back towards the Southern areas of Goa and head over to Cuncolim. From Curdi, as you drive back along the Rivona and Zambaulim routes, you will meet the main road at Tilamol; and taking a turn towards Quepem town, …

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Exploring Europe by sea

Rebecca Pereira There is no better feeling than waking up to the breathtaking view of the sea. My family and I recently returned from a 10-day vacation across the Mediterranean which included a seven-day cruise. The Norwegian Epic cruise took us through some of the hotspots of Europe such as Cannes in France, Italian cities of Naples and Florence, and …

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Alcoholic beverages: Balancing the benefits and risks

Rohini Diniz Consumption of alcoholic beverages is part of the culture of people in most parts of the world. Drinking alcohol can be beneficial or harmful as the effects of alcohol vary from person to person, depending on the age, health status and the amount drunk. While research studies have shown that drinking moderate amounts of alcohol particularly red wine, …

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Monthly saga of pain

Sujal Torgal In case of painful menstruation it is important to elicit the causative factor of the pain. Whether the pain is due to the derangement of the basic physiology of menstruation or any underlying disease like endometriosis, it is important to check if one is sexually active; if there is a history of sexually transmittable disease (STD) and evaluate …

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