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The Apartment: Key to a compromised American dream

RAMNATH N PAI RAIKAR | NT NETWORK   “Some people say it’s my best comedy, but with ‘The Apartment’ I never set out to make a comedy. I don’t consider it a comedy. But when they laugh, I don’t argue,” the noted Hollywood director, Billy Wilder had once remarked about his Academy Award winning film, of which he was most …

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“Study of humanities creates a culture of openness and enquiry”

Art critic and poet Ranjit Hoskote is a member of the standing committee of the executive council on the Visiting Research Professors Programme (VRPP), Goa University. He is of the belief that such programmes, based on humanity, open one’s mind and bring in the culture of dissent and enquiry, which is the need of the hour. In conversation with NT …

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Tatva Therapy

Sinead McManus Goa is home to seven Tatva spas and salons, all surging forward in the state’s wellness world with Asha Arondekar at the helm. The main aim through of these ventures has been to offer techniques of relaxation and rejuvenation developed over thousands of years in India and around the world. Trained therapists bring a new world of experience …

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Grab a slice of New York

Revati Upadhya   It’s wonderful to see specialty dining options finally making their way to Panaji. Smaller eateries with big, brave offerings have been hard to come by, with a slew of multi-cuisine and safely generic restaurants churning out good food that has nothing distinct about it. But the tide is turning and every so often it’s wonderful to see …

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Delightful Deolali

Meher Castleino   I had been to Deolali decades ago when I was a child, but my last trip was a delightful one. Deolali is one of the most popular hill stations and health resorts in Maharashtra. It is located 16 kms from Nasik a popular wine growing region of the state. Considered one of the oldest and most important …

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A budget traveller’s guide to God’s Own Country

Ryspha Monteiro   We decided to go on a seven-day vacation to Kerala. Reason: it’s a very convenient budget location if you are travelling from Goa. It takes about 15 hours by train (Rajdhani Express). The route we chose was Margao–Alleppey– Thekkady–Munnar–Kochi–Margao. Away from the coast I decided to explore the Cardamom Hills instead with my friends Radhika and Joyela; …

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Medications and alcohol: do not mix

Interactions between alcohol and a medication can occur in a variety of situations that differ based on the timing of alcohol and medication consumption. Rohini Diniz   Numerous classes of prescription medications, including many over-the-counter and herbal medications, can cause negative effects when taken with alcoholic beverages. Medications can interact with alcohol, thereby altering the effects of alcohol and/or the …

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Living with Psoriasis

Vishal Verenkar   “Psoriasis? It doesn’t make us any less human” reveals La La Anthony, a well-known Hollywood actress, New York Times bestselling author and a TV personality.  She has been suffering from psoriasis for the last 10 years and hasn’t let the condition hold her back. “I have had this for a long time and I have still been …

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Are you fasting or feasting this Navratri? Why not both

Namita S Kalla   Navratri, the nine-day festival, is celebrated with lots of enthusiasm and excitement as fasting has become an intrinsic part of the festival. However, it is observed that while fasting one feels drained out as the day passes. Eating small meals and not starving yourself is the only mantra to easy fasting. Here are some effective foods …

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Remembering Jagjit

Jaidev Chatterjee, an accomplished singer in two distinct forms of music – Ghazal and Bhajan – has the unique distinction of being trained by maestros of these genres – Jagjit Singh and Anup Jalota. With his Ghazal performance, ‘Forget me not’, a tribute to Jagjit Singh on his 4th death anniversary scheduled to be held in the city on October …

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