Saturday , 19 August 2017


Sculpting Ganesha in the wave of GST

While Ganesh Chaturthi is around the corner, devotees who have already placed orders for their idols may have notice that Goods and Services Tax (GST) has made it a little expensive to take Bappa home this year. It’s not just the customers who are feeling the heat but the traditional sculptors were first in the fray with the increased rates ... Read More »

Creating young gardeners

The three-day 26th Annual Festival of Plants and Flowers at St Francis Xavier School, Siolim is all set to become a hub for gardeners and plant lovers to choose what’s best for their gardens. For the 25 years that the festival has lived, it has managed to sow the seed of gardening among youngsters. NT BUZZ finds about this festival ... Read More »

Paintings that endorse the environment

NT BUZZ ‘Mindscape’, a painting exhibition by artist and sculptor Maendra Alvares was held at The Big Foot Art Gallery, Loutolim recently. At the inaugural ceremony, art educator, ex-vice president of All Goa Art Master’s Association, and freelance feature writer, Kishor Naik was felicitated for his contribution in the field of art. Appreciating Maendra’s concept, chief guest and freelance writer ... Read More »

It is sizzling in the rain

NT BUZZ Chances Resort and Casino is organising a Sizzler festival titled ‘Sizzlers in The Rain’ till August 21 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Under chef Samira Mistry the festival is being hosted in the restaurant Samarkand- The Culinary Fusion’. While the ambience of the restaurant is very tastefully done, one has to see and experience the same. The ... Read More »

‘Candoikars’ get-together for ‘Sangodd’

The young and the old ‘Candoikars’ came together to celebrate its traditional annual ‘Sangodd’ which was held at Camotim Vaddo ‘pond’ on August 15, on the occasion of the feast of Our Lady of Assumption and Independence Day. It was organised by Sant Khuris Sangodd Committee, Candolim. Please like & share: Read More »

‘Sad we can’t go out for meals as friends’

Ever since the shooting of ‘A Gentleman’ commenced, rumours about its lead pair — Sidharth Malhotra and Jacqueline Fernandez — dating have been doing the rounds. The good-looking actor, having spent five years in the industry, says he’s still learning to take such link-ups in his stride. Please like & share: Read More »

To Vasco, with love…

  SACHI NAIK | NT BUZZ Having spent sleepless nights, retired professor from Vasco, Alka Damle realised how much she feels for the port town that she owes a lot to. Please like & share: Read More »

Doing your bit for orphanages

For everyone to experience the joy of giving Communicare Trust will collect food for eight orphanages through its monsoon food bank at different Magsons outlets across Goa. NT BUZZ finds more. SHERAS FERNANDES | NT BUZZ Please like & share: Read More »

Celebrating seven festivals at Socorro

  Goans just need an excuse to celebrate their Goan identity, and this time there were seven. The villagers of Socorro along with Socorro Socio-Art and Culture Association came together to celebrate the ‘Feast of Our Lady of Assumption’, ‘Independence Day’, ‘Patolienchem Fest’, ‘World Goa Day’, ‘Konkani Day’, ‘Ghumttachem Fest’ and ‘Goenchem Jevonn’ on August 15 at Socorro church ground. ... Read More »

Writing to heal and set free

Priyanka Borpujari has been a journalist for over a decade and an independent journalist for the most part. Writing for her has been a cathartic process and she founded the Kali Writes Project in 2014 which aims at finding liberation and healing through writing. Having conducted workshops in various places, she is all set to conduct two, two-day workshops at ... Read More »

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