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Become Faith not Faithful

Sadhguru Faith is not something that you can cultivate. If it happens to you, it happens, if it does not happen to you it does not happen, that’s all. Does it mean to say ‘I have to just sit and wait and someday it will fall upon me?’ No, it is just that if you understand the fundamentals of living …

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Empathy: A skill towards sensitive living

Aldina Braganza When we speak about empathy we are talking of a life skill beyond basic survival. A skill refined towards sensitive living. It is our ability to feel for another as if we too were going through a similar situation. The ability to feel the pains and joys of another. It is an important component of relationships and attachments …

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Indian Superfoods Part II

Rohini Diniz In recent years, imported fruits such as acai berry, goji berry and vegetables like kale have captured the attention of the world. India on the other hand has many local fruits and vegetables that are not only cheaper but have high nutritive value and health benefits in comparison to these imported fruits and vegetables. Amla, jambul, jackfruit and …

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An introduction to naturopathy

 Nandhini Sadasivam A healthy nation needs a healthy population! The roots of naturopathy go back thousands of years, relying on the healing wisdom of many cultures including Indian, Chinese, Greek, Arabic, and European-Egyptians. In these early civilisations people lived in a harmonious relationship with their surroundings and the understanding of disease was accomplished by observing nature and how it interlaced with human life. What these traditional forms …

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Goan women and cuisine excel at the Goan Woman Chef of the Year 2019

Maria Fernandes | NT Edition III of the Goan Woman Chef of the Year was held on August 17 at Taj Exotica Resort and Spa, Benaulim. The culinary competition which has been growing in popularity and number of participants, was organised by The Navhind Times in collaboration with IHCL Goa. Designed exclusively for women, the competition was conceptualised with the …

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Decoding history: Of Old Goa and viceroys

Under the Old Goa  Revelation Project,  Portuguese-based  professor and historian, Fernando Antonio Baptista Pereira and conservator and restorer, Teresa Teves Reis, and team have unravelled new information  about the viceroys’ portrait  collection at Old Goa.  They share their findings  with NT BUZZ CHRISTINE MACHADO |  NT BUZZ With its majestic edifices dating back to centuries, Old Goa is a haven …

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Portraits of Goans

NT BUZZ Salt of the Earth, an art exhibition by Rudi D’Silva will open on August 31 at Carpe Diem, Majorda. The title aptly summarises the main theme of Rudi’s artwork. His portraits of the Goan men and women capture their unique character – one that is memorable, colourful and beautiful to see in their simple mundane surroundings. “Salt of …

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India, France commit to open and secure cyberspace

PTI Chantilly India and France have vowed to fight against violent and hateful content online as they affirmed their commitment to an open and reliable cyberspace. The two countries also agreed to make digital technology a transformative factor to foster economic growth and sustainable development. The two countries laid down the roadmap on cybersecurity and digital technology in a joint …

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Despite tensions, Pak stands ready to open Kartarpur Corridor: Qureshi

PTI Islamabad Pakistan on Friday said that despite tensions with India, it stands ready to open the Kartarpur Corridor and welcome the Sikh pilgrims to take part in celebrations in connection with the 550th birth anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak.  Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said this while speaking to a delegation of civil society and parliamentarians of Afghanistan, which …

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S Korea says will share military intelligence with Japan through US

AFP Seoul South Korea said Friday it will share military intelligence with Japan through the United States after terminating a pact that enabled the two key Washington allies to exchange such information directly. Seoul’s decision on Thursday to end the General Security of Military Information Agreement (GSOMIA) was the latest in a series of tit-for-tat measures that have brought relations …

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