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We’re in a soup!

Janice Savina Rodrigues The monsoons are playing truant with this year’s rainfall fluctuating from dry spells to heavy downpour. This is not the reason ‘we’re in a soup’, but it’s the dilemma of making the right choice that is eating us up. The choice I am referring to is the range of soups that make their way to your handheld …

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Cuncolim The land of festivities, art & the braves

Sanjeev V Sardesai We come to the end of our journey through the village of Cuncolim, recounting the chieftains’ attack and the martyrdom of five priests on July 15, 1583. When we look at history, we must note that in the mid-sixteenth century Goa’s borders were not yet formed. The present day borders took shape only after 1788. At the …

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Best destinations for solo women travellers in 2018

Travelling solo is one of the most memorable and adventurous things that women can do to test their boundaries. There are few things as thrilling as travelling solo, especially if you are a woman. It makes you challenge yourself and discover your ability to cope independently, even on unfamiliar terrain. And the best part is there are lots of places …

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Managing hangovers

Rohini Diniz A hangover is a group of unpleasant symptoms that can develop after drinking too much alcohol and typically occurs when the blood alcohol content drops significantly and is at or near zero in the morning after a night of heavy drinking. The symptoms of a hangover depend on what and how much is drunk and include fatigue and …

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Keeping bone health in check

Deepika Rathod Many have been reaching out to me due to bone-related issues. They have said their bone pain increases every day. After further inspection I realised their complaints consist of extreme fatigue, lethargy unintentional weight loss, etc, and thyroid issue, particularly hyperthyroidism. The thyroid hormone plays a pivotal role in the process of bone metabolism wherein an excess as well as …

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Leading the way… Amona Super League fosters unity through football

Sport has the power to unite. And keeping this in mind, a group of football crazy people in Amona have united the village through a professionally planned-and-executed Amona Super League that kick-starts tomorrow. Six village football teams and an entire village are set to be part of this festival now in its third year Danuska Da Gama I NT BUZZ …

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Giving wings to theatre

Theatre Flamingo, a travelling theatre group will unveil their new project ‘5.0 – Theatre Awakening’ with their first assignment ‘Dumb Indignation’ on August 4 at 6.30 p.m. at Sneha Mandir, Ponda. NT BUZZ in conversation with co-founder and play director Keatan Jadhav CHRISTINE MACHADO   Tell us more about the project ‘Theatre Awakening’. Theater is like a gym for empathy. …

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A life dedicated to Art

Cumbarjua-based Shivaji Mukund Shet has been recently awarded the Senior Research Fellowship by the Centre for Cultural Resources and Training, New Delhi for his research on the Indian oleographs of Raja Ravi Varma. In conversation with NT BUZZ Shivaji shares about his journey in life and art VENITA GOMES| NT BUZZ While there are many who make art, there are …

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On the trail of the most expensive meats

Zubin Dsouza Food is a tricky and subjective topic. Everyone does not share similar tastes and what works for some may not exactly be what the world may enjoy. Trying out something gourmet can mean one of several things. It may either mean that the food you are trying is unique and an experience; it could also mean that it …

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What’s cooking in House No 2?

Many would agree with me if I say Loutolim is a place in South Goa, where you can find variations and innovations in food – at popular cafes, bakeries and restaurants. Uncommon, sought after delicacies are probably what you can look forward to. And adding to this list is ‘House No 2’ run by Orson Dias and Lineker Furtado at …

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