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Established in 1883, the Athaide Municipal Library in Mapusa still attracts readers, both locals and outsiders alike. NT BUZZ finds out how they have managed to keep up with modern era ANNOUSHKA FERNANDES | NT BUZZ Set amidst the busy street of Mapusa City, the red and white building of Athaide Municipal Library still stands tall. For over 136 years, …

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Centre yourself in a happy space: Mind-body connection

Aldina Braganza Have you ever wondered what happens to all the negative emotional energy you experience in your day? Every time you have gotten into an argument with your colleague at work, or are rushing against time to meet a deadline, or your child has been not keeping too well, or you have just experienced a terrible loss. How does …

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Fear of Death

Everything that you experience through the five sense organs is only physical. Sense organs cannot experience anything beyond the physical. All your experience right now is limited to sense perception, so everything that you know is only physical Sadhguru It is a misconception that people are afraid of death. The fear is not about death. People are afraid of just about anything that …

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Myths about fruit consumption dispelled

Rohini Diniz In recent years, with the advent of the internet and social media, there is a lot of misinformation and myths about nutrition and diet that is being circulated. One of these myths that has been doing the rounds for quite some time and creating confusion in the minds of people is about what is the best time to …

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Magic of Mindfulness

Mindfulness means the quality or state of being conscious or aware of something. It is also a mental state which is achieved by focusing one’s awareness on the present moment, happily acknowledging and accepting one’s feelings, emotions and thoughts Deepika Rathod Everyone must have come across the word mindfulness at some or the other point, but what does it mean? …

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Ganesh Chaturthi:Hidden facts for a healthy survival

Sanjeev V Sardesai One of the most looked forward to festive events all along the Konkan Coast,  is the arrival of Lord Ganesh in many homes. In every Hindu home, every new venture commences first by holding a ritual to appease Lord Ganesh. The main festival is celebrated on the fourth day of the Hindu Lunar calendar month of Bhadrapad. …

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The captivating isle of Capri

Sreyashi Ghosh If its crystal clear sparkling water and idyllic landscapes are not enough to entice you, there’s lip-smacking Italian cuisine and a historic centre for history buffs too! Don’t judge by its size, Capri, in Italy, is a colourful and quaint getaway a hop, skip and jump away from Sorrento. Ferries depart from Naples and Sorrento throughout the day …

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You win some, you dim sum

Inspired by the Chinese and Cantonese food fair, a set menu  ‘Yum Cha’ is being offered for lunch  at Vivanta Goa, Panaji’s Wan Hao on weekends. Here, your meal that has an abundance of dim sums and baos paired with a variety of Chinese teas Danuska Da Gama | NT BUZZ The fun on a weekend for lunch only gets …

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Food without the follow-through

Zubin D’Souza I don’t know how many of you people are going to sympathise with me? It is actually quite difficult to imagine my plight unless you have gone through it a couple of times yourself. I live in Mumbai which was formerly known as Bombay and there is one thing that hasn’t changed in the Bombay of then and …

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Living with PCOD

In the next Navhind Times ‘Talk from the Heart’ series, Sabreena Shah shares her story about living with Polycystic Ovarian Disorder (PCOD). From physical changes to emotional and mental upheaval, she tells it all. NT in conversation with the Body positivity campaigner Maria Fernandes | NT When Sabreena Shah first started to notice hair growing on her face, chest, arms …

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