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Bring on the drama

Theatre in Goa remains a much loved art form. Rooted in Goa’s culture across communities, it has been a source of empowerment, employment, awakening and much more. Today, on World Theatre Day, NT BUZZ finds out about the theatre scene in Goa Danuska Da Gama I NT BUZZ Artistes the world over are celebrating! World Theatre Day is celebrated annually ... Read More »

Congress slams Modi, calls him anti-poor

IANS   NEW DELHI Calling Prime Minister Narendra Modi “anti-poor”, the Congress party on Tuesday said it is “shameful” that the BJP and its leaders are opposing an anti-poverty scheme announced by Congress president Rahul Gandhi. On Monday, the Congress president announced the ‘NYAY’ (Minimum Income Guarantee Scheme) scheme for five crore poorest families of India, which was criticized by ... Read More »

Congress releases video of ‘BJP leader’ exchanging money after note ban

PTI   NEW DELHI The Congress and other Opposition parties on Tuesday released a video purportedly showing a “BJP leader” exchanging old notes after demonetisation on a commission of 40 per cent, but did not vouch for the authenticity of the 30-minute footage. Congress leader Kapil Sibal — accompanied by senior leaders from his party as well those from the ... Read More »

Ensure justice to two Hindu girls: Sushma to Pak

PTI   NEW DELHI External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday asked Pakistan to ensure immediate release of the two Hindu girls who were allegedly kidnapped and forcefully converted to Islam in Sindh province last week. “Justice demands that both these girls should be restored to their family immediately,” she tweeted. Reena and Raveena, hailing from village Hafiz Salman near ... Read More »

Government defiant as Parliament takes control of Brexit

AP   London British Prime Minister Theresa May’s government remained defiant after Parliament took partial control of the stalled process of leaving the European Union, arguing Tuesday that the maneuvering simply underscores the need for lawmakers to approve her twice-defeated deal. The House of Commons voted late Monday to wrest the parliamentary timetable away from the government temporarily so that ... Read More »

Govt convenes meet to pay homage to Parrikar

NT NETWORK   PANAJI The state government has organised a condolence meet (shradhanjali-cum-adarajali sabha) on the 12th day of demise of former chief minister the late Manohar Parrikar on Thursday, stated Art and Culture Minister Govind Gaude. Addressing media persons, Gaude said that the condolence meeting will be organised at the green lawns of the Kala Academy, at Campal-Panaji from ... Read More »

More than just dance

The Beaumont Company is all set to take you through the journey of life through their upcoming dance theatrical experience ‘Life is beautiful’. NT BUZZ finds out more CHRISTINE MACHADO | NT BUZZ As a little girl, Sonia Jaffer enjoyed watching the Russian circus. “We used to travel a lot and I used to ask my dad to take me ... Read More »

Indo-Pak relations to remain tense till elections in India: PM

PTI   Islamabad Prime Minister Imran Khan has said Indo-Pak relations would remain tense till the general elections in India are over, adding he feared “another misadventure” by Pakistan’s eastern neighbour. Tensions between India and Pakistan escalated after the February 14 attack by Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed in Pulwama. Amid mounting outrage, the Indian Air Force carried out a counter-terror operation, hitting ... Read More »

BJP flourished in Goa due to Parrikar, says Mauvin

NT NETWORK   VASCO Describing former chief minister late Manohar Parrikar as “father of modern Goa”, the Minister for Panchayats Mauvin Godinho on Monday said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Goa flourished only because of the departed leader. Godinho said this while speaking to a large gathering at BJP office at New-Vaddem in Dabolim where a condolence meet ... Read More »

LOCAL SPORTS SCAN

Anjuna Gymkhana enter London Trophy quarters GOA VELHA: Anjuna Gymkhana beat Goan Warriors Football Club 2-0 to move into the quarter-finals of the 13th London Trophy 2019 organised by Goa Velha Sports Club and played at Goa Velha Sports Club ground. Both teams trooped out at the breather without any score. Anjuna Gymkhana finally broke the deadlock in the 55th ... Read More »