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Becoming Truly Energetic and Alive

Sadhguru Sadhguru: Being energetic means different things to different people. For a school kid, being energetic means being able to go to school, play games, come back home and fall asleep. For a laborer on the street, it means to be able to perform his activity all day. For an executive, it may mean to sleep less, travel more, or …

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Pethechi Zatra of Mulgao

NT BUZZ The temple of Kelbai at Mulgao, Bicholim, celebrated its annual Pethechi Zatra on April 10. The festival is held every year on the fifth day of the first fortnight of Chaitra, the first month of the Hindu calendar. From Chaitra Shuddha Panchami till Chaitra Shuddha Ashtami (eighth day), the Kelbai deity is kept in Mayem. From Mulgao she …

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Traditional Indian Summer Coolers

Rohini Diniz The list of traditional summer coolers will be incomplete without mentioning the various milk-based beverages that are consumed in different parts of the country. Milk is a good source of protein and is the only natural source of the sugar lactose, a disaccharide made up of glucose and galactose. They are also very good sources of calcium, phosphorus, …

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Bollywood Easter parade

Easter is the time for festivities and there are enough parties to make a fashion statement, which designers realised during Lakmé Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2019. Here as they presented their western wear collections, Bollywood stars showed how to celebrate in clothes ideal for the Easter parade. It’s the time when the prettiest of dresses along with the most glamorous gowns …

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Praying for a good year ahead

RAMESH SAVAIKAR | The word ‘padava’ originates from the Sanskrit word ‘Pratipada’ which refers to the first day of the Lunar fortnight. Gudi Padwa is celebrated with colourful rangoli. On this day, a special gudi flag with a garland of flowers, mango and neem leaves, with a silver or copper vessel on the top is hoisted at homes.

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Poetic Hues

Naguesh Rao Sardessai “Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.” Thus said Leonardo da Vinci, noted painter of the renaissance period. And Nirupa Naik successfully straddles both these art forms with remarkable ease, whilst touching the hearts of the viewers and offering aesthetic pleasure all along.

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Party! Party! Party!

Zubin D’souza   It was September 7, 1995 When dawn broke, most people knew that it wasn’t going to be an ordinary day. It was going to be the biggest blowout in the history of parties.

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Ruined Forts and Fortifications of Goa – Rachol

Sanjeev V Sardesai   We often heard the adage, ‘everything that goes up, must come down.’ This is applicable to our soaring egos, as well as fortified tangible structures, when the success of achievements, lead to unacceptability of the existing prevalent circumstances. At times, the famous Goan ‘Sussegado’ (complacent) attitude too, played a very effective part, in bringing such strapping …

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