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Himalayan Heights: Tibetan food in Goa

By Kuheli Bhattacharya Rane Goa is a treasure trove for a foodie with small and big eateries serving wonderful cuisine from around the world. The only way to discover all that Goa has to offer is to ask other Goan foodies their favourite eateries. That’s how we discovered this little eatery in down South Varca, hidden behind a Goan house …

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Melodrama of the Bollywood biopics

By Sachin Chatte In the last couple of years Bollywood has attempted a few biopics of personalities whose stories have that X factor which can be adapted to the big screen.

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Interpreting Modern Art

By Christabelle Coutinho “Art advocacy is the need of the hour”, states Apurva Kulkarni in a voice ringed with part concern and part ire over the prevailing state of art in the country.

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Go Yellow to Save a Life

By Danuska da Gama | NT BUZZ Suicide is a tragic act and the yellow ribbon that has come to symbolize World Suicide Prevention Day came out of one such tragic act. The Yellow Ribbon program was founded in 1994 by the parents and friends of a bright, funny, loving teen called Mike Emme, who was fondly called Mike Mustang …

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‘Do not associate substance abuse with EDMs’

BY ARTI DAS | NT BUZZ Nikhil Chinapa, a name synonymous with the new trends in music, believes that Goa has a tremendous scope for Electronic Dance Music (EDM) festivals. Presently, the festival director is part of VH1 Supersonic music festival, which is held in the month of December, at Candolim. Earlier, he was associated with the country’s first EDM …

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Sandwiches, Cubanos, Sloppy Joes and more

By Zubin D’souza John Montagu who had the title of the fourth Earl of Sandwich was a compulsive gambler. He loved his game of ‘cribbage’ and did not want to leave his gaming table for as ‘plebian’ a reason as eating and so he ordered his attendants to bring him chunks of meat between two slices of bread so that …

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Flavours of Thailand

By Kuheli Bhattacharya Rane The Campal road stretch may very well have to be renamed the Malacca strait, considering the large number of oriental restaurants on this road. The newest addition Thai N Wok opened just over a month back. Warren Vaz, a born and bred Goan, along with his wife Dew, from Thailand are the owners of this pretty …

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How can describing a wine enhance your life?

By Prahlad Sukhtankar A lot of people look upon wine descriptors and tasting notes as some sort of snooty indulgence – “The wine kissed my lips with a bouquet of subtle fruits that led in a long mineral tinged finish. Nothing short of beautiful and I shall love this wine for as long as I live” – is precisely the …

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Gout: Symptoms, treatment, causes and more

By Deepa Dhavjekar Gout refers to a certain form of inflammation of the joints and swellings of recurrent type. Although chronic in character, it breaks in acute attacks. It is a disease of the wealthy and chiefly affects middle-aged men. Women after menopause are also sometimes affected by this disease. Understanding the Disease The chief cause of gout is the …

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Coping with Stress

By Sujal Patil Stress. Every other person seems to be affected by it. What is stress? It is basically anything that poses a challenge or a threat to our wellbeing. It refers to the sum of the physical, mental, and emotional strain or tension a person undergoes. Stress is that wears and tears our mind and body. Stress in Ayurveda …

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