Saturday , 21 January 2017


The Leftist Sufi


Filmmaker and writer Saeed Mirza belongs to a breed of filmmakers who consistently made a comment about the society through his movies and now his writing. Many facets of his personality are now reflected in a documentary based on his life which will be screened today, at MOG. In conversation with NT BUZZ Mirza speaks about his movies, his travel ... Read More »

Preservation techniques: Making food last longer

zubin salting

Zubin Dsouza Somewhere in the late nineteenth century a couple of intrepid Egyptologists cracked open the entrance to an ancient tomb tucked within a pyramid that lay in the famous Valley of the Kings. As was to be expected, a huge chunk of the original treasures were missing having been laid to waste by grave robbers. The shards of pottery ... Read More »

Taking foodies back in time

Chef Sahil Desai

If you have a fondness for the original and authentic, and wish to eat the wholesome, flavoured food our parents and grandparents ate, Taj Vivanta – Panaji has the perfect gateway to the yesteryears Janice Rodrigues|NT BUZZ Fish and chips, stroganoff, potato chops or even pineapple upside down cake are some things that every foodie is familiar with. But did ... Read More »

Take a walk with Mumbai’s tour guides

Anubhuti Matta They spend hours walking, and many more talking. The sun doesn’t sap them, the rain is no threat. But right now is when you’ll see them the happiest. With the temperatures finally dropping, it is peak time for city tours. Be it old-school highlights like the Gateway of India and Marine Drive or hip new art precincts, food ... Read More »

Old Goa – Walk amongst Heritage!


Sanjeev V Sardesai Old Goa of today, vis-a-vis Velha Goa of the yesteryears, wears an altered characterisation! What was once a seat of absolute western power today lies haplessly seeking assistance, for its own survival. Every time my steps lead me to visit Old Goa, the recollection of a conversation with the prominent architect (late) Lucio Miranda, more famously know ... Read More »

Surviving the fast food times

rohini chaat

Rohini Diniz Fast foods are a growing component of our diets and over the last few years there has been a dramatic increase in its consumption and sale especially among the younger generation. What are fast foods? Fast foods are foods and beverages that are tasty, easily prepared and quickly sold at canteens or restaurants, by road side vendors or ... Read More »

A short walk, a little sunshine… in a 9 to 9 job, here’s how to stay healthy

ANI New Delhi Making tiny changes in our day-to-day functions will go a long way in maintaining our mental and physical wellbeing, especially if we work for more than 12 hours a day. Here are a few tips to stay healthy and have a successful career Walk the talk: Make walking a part of your routine. Walk everywhere, walk while ... Read More »

Meet John Doe: An unusual candidate


RAMNATH N PAI RAIKAR | NT NETWORK ‘Meet John Doe’, now considered the climax of a trilogy – the other two films being ‘Mr Deeds Goes to Town’ (1936) and ‘Mr Smith Goes to Washington’ (1939) – in which legendary Hollywood director, Frank Capra dealt with American individualism, is said to be one of Capra’s most personal movie. Like the ... Read More »

Preserving a dying hobby

To promote the hobby of collecting coins and stamps in today’s times the Goa Philatelic and Numismatic Society will organise a stamp exhibition on January 22 at Ravindra Bhavan, Margao. The exhibition will have on display stamps and coins ranging from the colonial era to recent times. To gain an insight and know more about the exhibition NT Kuriocity digs ... Read More »

‘What didn’t work for Befikre was probably me’


After a relatively pale response to the Aditya Chopra romance, Vaani admits that casting her was a risk   While most celebrity makeovers are often celebrated, even upheld by the masses, Vaani Kapoor’s transformation from the shy desi girl in Shuddh Desi Romance to the size-zero bold Shyra in Aditya Chopra’s Befikre wasn’t appreciated by her fans. While a few ... Read More »

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