Nicely Done

‘Be Nice’, the latest tune by The Black Eyed Peas is definitely an anthem in the making. And sharing co-writing credits on this track is none other than Goan born electronic dance music artiste, music producer and songwriter Anish Sood, discovers NT BUZZ CHRISTINE MACHADO In June last year, electronic dance artiste and producer Anish […]

By the law

For over 24 years ‘Valsad Law Book House’ also known as ‘Goa Law Reporter’ has been retailing books related to law. VENITA GOMES  | NT BUZZ Panaji houses several book stores which cater to different genres like academics, fiction, non-fiction, children books, and others. However, ‘Valsad Law Book House’ also known as ‘Goa Law Reporter’ […]

Goan student shines at Olympiad awards 2018-19

Goan lad and student of class six of Sharada Mandir School, Omar Naik made the state proud as he won the silver medal in the International English Olympiad held in New Delhi organised by Science Olympiad Foundation (SOF). SOF conducts six Olympiad exams. These include the National Cyber Olympiad (NCO); National Science Olympiad (NSO); International […]

How to differentiate between mental disorders

People’s notions of what is and is not a disease are very important in the discourse on mental health and human behaviour. When it comes to mental health, differentiating mental disorders from mental illnesses has always been a tricky task. Notions of whether a certain phenomenon should be classified as an illness or disorder, or […]

Rotaract Club of Mapusa organises ‘KISHAN’

Rotaract Club of Mapusa organised the 47th Rotaract District conference ‘KISHAN’ in Panaji. Present at the conference were president, Vishakha Pednekar; secretary, Riya Dangui and treasurer, Sheetal Khalap.  The club has completed over 200 projects in various professions, within the community, club, internationally, etc. For the various projects undertaken, Rotaract Club of Mapusa received the […]

A fashionable floral fantasy

For that feminine, floral, formal look for Spring/Summer 2019, Mahima Mahajan’s ‘Serena’ collection of western gowns and ethnic lehenga, choli dupatta trios that the designer has created are aimed at the “flower child” in every woman. Digital prints are highlighted with delicate zardosi, sequins, beading, Mukaish and pearl embroidery. The colour palette moves from classic […]

Let there be art

An exhibit of drawings and paintings featuring art by upcoming artists Shripad Gurav, Manjunaath Naik and Jyoti Mehta was held. Adept in figurative style, Gurav is an emerging contemporary artists. Through his art, he portrays the past, present and future. His figures are symbolic of the Goan life, rich in colour and symptomatic characteristics. His […]

Being GMO

Zubin D’souza Recently certain farming activists were splashed all over the front pages. In defiance with a government diktat and braving fines that may be equivalent of their annual wages, they dared to sow genetically modified seeds. The fact that they announced this act well in advance and invited media coverage was also a first. […]

From roti to biryani

When does a roti become a biryani? When a British chain sells a vegan wrap and calls it a biryani! Understanding the mislabelling of Indian food abroad Vir Sanghvi We have been talking about biryani again and again, and while we have had the usual squabbles (Indian or Central Asian origin? Vegetarian or meat-based? Dry […]

Tracing the history of the Sri Manguesh Temple

Sanjeev V Sardesai One of the most visited Hindu religious sites in Goa is undoubtedly the Sri Manguesh Temple situated in Ponda Taluka, in the village of Priol. This temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva has a deity with the identity ‘Manguesh’, and is revered in its iconic form of a ‘ling’. This aesthetically and majestically […]