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Cleopatra: More glitter than gold

RAMNATH N PAI RAIKAR | NT NETWORK   ‘Cleopatra’ (1963) will go down in the annals of Hollywood history as one of the biggest box office turkeys; the most expensive film ever made up to that point, which pushed Twentieth Century Fox to the brink of bankruptcy with its re-shoots, location changes, and celebrity scandals.

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Immortalising dreams on celluloid

Saiwyn Quadras conceptualised the films ‘Mary Kom’ and ‘Neerja’. With both films soaring high at the box office, Saiwyn today has become one of the most sought after scriptwriters. Despite his busy schedule he comes to Goa for a break from the din of city life to find tranquility and inspiration. In a chat with NT BUZZ Saiwyn speaks of …

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Fashion extravaganza at Style Week Goa

The Kingfisher Ultra Style Week Goa – Season 1 will take place at Club Tao, Baga today and tomorrow. Organised by Storm Fashion Company, the show will feature four designers, Nazia Syed, Hari Anand, Ramesh Dembla and Goa’s very own Verma De Mello. National show director and fashion choreographer Lovell Prabhu reveals details ahead of the show to NT BUZZ …

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A fitting tribute to Indian textiles

NT BUZZ The Wendell Rodricks Indica Emporia collection celebrating Indian Textiles Heritage 2016 closed Indian Textile Day at Lakme Fashion Week, Resort 2016, in spectacular style on March 31 in Mumbai. Guests entering the main show area at the St Regis hotel, Mumbai, were stunned at the sight that greeted them. The ramp was totally swept away along with the …

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Vinegar: More than just a sour product

Zubin D’souza My grandparents lived a long and active life. They passed away at ages of 94 and 92 within three months of each other because they couldn’t bear to be apart (or so the urban legend goes). I on the other hand feel that they found the peace and quiet deafening and needed to get back to bickering with …

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Hyderabad:Tale of two cities

ANURADHA GOYAL Hyderabad is not one city. It always had its twin in Secunderabad, but today it is like a family of siblings who are as different from each other as possible. To know this city, you need to know a bit of all these cities within this medieval era city made famous by the ultra rich Nizams. There is …

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Nutrients that keep our bones healthy: Part I

Rohini Diniz Healthy bones are the basic requirement for a vital and energetic life. Bones form the skeletal structure which provides mechanical support and flexibility to the body and serves as a reservoir of calcium, which the body draws upon to help maintain normal calcium levels in the blood. Bones are dynamic living tissues that are not inert as thought …

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Ayurveda’s approach in Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Part I

Sujal Torgal Patil T he world is advanced by all means today, and advancements are man-made and at the cost of natural disharmony, but nonetheless we are living in an age where everything is quick and easy. The first symptom of ill health is often seen in the digestive system. It usually starts from milder stomach upsets or hyperacidity episodes …

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Improving business productivity through employee health

Luke Coutinho Employee productivity is of key importance to all companies be it a start up or an established entity. In an efficient model one chooses to focus on not just quantity of work but quality too and both these parameters can be highly impacted when an employee is unhealthy. Adding an additional coffee or vending machine, throwing one or …

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Coronary Artery Disease

DEEPIKA RATHOD The foods you eat can affect your weight, hormones and organs, including your heart. Eating a healthy diet can help reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke. Coronary artery disease develops when your coronary arteries (the major blood vessels that supply your heart with blood, oxygen and nutrients) become damaged or diseased. Cholesterol-containing deposits known as plaque …

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