Monday , 16 September 2019
Breaking News

Zest

Temple on a hillock

ARTI DAS | NT BUZZ Any village is incomplete without a religious place of worship. In many ways bit brings character to a place. In a place like Goa, our villages are known for their whitewashed churches and colourful temples.

Read More »

Valued the world over, forgotten at home Goa’s most prized Bardezkars

Two artists of Goan origin, Francis Newton Souza and Vasudeo Gaitonde are now one of the most expensive artists of the country and their works are being shown in some of the best art museums and galleries of the world. Ironically, in Goa, not many know about either them or their work. NT BUZZ tells you all you need to …

Read More »

Avocadoes: ‘Butter’ that is surprisingly great for you

Zubin D’souza   I am guessing that most of us wouldn’t be able to name any plant species that used to thrive on our planet millions of years ago, disappeared for a bit and then returned about twelve thousand years ago. Well avocadoes have done just that and what a fantastic reception on their return! I don’t know about most …

Read More »

Fresh, fast and fabulous

NT BUZZ   A charming café with a distinct vibe and utterly refreshing menu is the last thing you will expect to find in a by-lane of Mapusa. And yet Ruta’s presents exactly that. Adding a much needed eatery to the area, Ruta’s presents an inviting vibe and is just the kind of place one can go to with no …

Read More »

Pearls from Patan

Anuradha Goyal   Drive about 140 kilometres northwest of Ahmedabad in Gujarat and you will find yourself in Patan – the erstwhile capital of the Solanki dynasty that ruled from here. One needs to simply step into the famous Rani Ki Vav to travel back in time, roughly a millennium, when Queen Udaymati built this step-well in memory of her …

Read More »

A weekend in Wales

Sinead McManus   In comparison to India, the United Kingdom might be pretty small, but there are still many unexplored regions that I have to cover. Every time I go home, I try to find a new place to visit, but with short vacation times and lots of friends and family, it’s sometimes hard to organise. This time, however, I …

Read More »

Food-drug interactions

Rohini Diniz   Every day, millions of people all over the world take both prescription and over-the-counter medications to treat acute and chronic illness. Medicines are like a double edged sword- of great benefit if used correctly, but can be cause harm if incorrectly used. This article aims to enlighten the readers about the interactions of food-drug and drug-nutrients but …

Read More »

Say yes to de-addiction!

Sujal Torgal Patil   Food, clothing and shelter are no longer the only basic necessities of human life. We have reached a stage where if somehow we are compelled to skip a day’s meal, we can still adapt, but if our mobile goes out of range for even a minute it makes us go weak in the knees. We are …

Read More »

Learn as long as you breathe

Rajyogi Brahmakumar Nikunj ji   Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever… Mahatma Gandhi Learning is a continuous process, right from the time we are born till the day we die. Irrespective of whether we want to or not, we can’t stop this process as without it there is no existence …

Read More »

Power Foods

Luke Coutinho   Lemons One of the richest sources of Vitamin C. Lemon added to water has the ability to move the PH level of the body from acidic to alkaline. Most diseases occur in an acidic environment and weight loss becomes compromised in an acidic environment. Hair loss, loss of skin lustre happens when the PH of the body …

Read More »