Saturday , 20 April 2019


Blunt and fearless – Shobhaa De at her best

She’s elegant, bold and feisty. She attracts admiration and hate and takes it all in her stride. Columnist and author Shobhaa De is unstoppable, and won’t let death threats or controversy take control of her views, ideas and freedom. Ahead of her visit to Goa to address young minds about moral dilemmas, NT BUZZ caught up with her. Please like ... Read More »

Goan devotion to Saint Anthony

St Anthony of Padua is one of the most popular Catholic saints whose feast we celebrate today June 13. In Goa there are several parishes that have St Anthony as their patron, with houses dedicating altars or at least a status to this saint. Until a few years ago many parents baptised their newly born with the name of the ... Read More »

Festival of Classic Tiatrs to start on June 17

NT BUZZ In a bid to meet the demand of tiatr lovers, Tiatr Academy of Goa and Art and Culture Department of Goa will organise the Festival of Classic Tiatrs in Margao, Panaji, Ponda, Sanquelim and Parra as part of the ongoing celebrations of 125th Anniversary of Tiatr. “The festival will be organised in collaboration with Ravindra Bhavan, Margao; Rajiv ... Read More »

Book release function of ‘Mee Natakwala’

NT BUZZ The Directorate of Art and Culture has implemented a scheme ‘Promotion of Literature on Goan art and culture’ under which the books written by eminent personalities on Art and Culture of Goa and also about the tradition of Goa are published by the department. Every year minimum 2 books are published by the department. This year the department ... Read More »

Bambolkar Art Gallery, Ponda hosts art exhibition

NT BUZZ Minister for Transport and PWD, Sudin Dhavalikar spoke on the importance of a joint family in today’s times during the inauguration of an art exhibition by the students of Dinanath Dalal Memorial Art Education Centre at Bambolkar Art Gallery, Ponda held recently. Dhavalikar emphasised the need for joint families stating that when there are many people at home, ... Read More »

Mom’s Recipes cookbook released

NT Buzz Mom’s Recipes compiled by Smita Uday Kamat was released by Urbano do Rego – consultant chef, Taj Group of Hotels, Goa – and Ruta Kahate –cookbook author and restaurateur– with publisher Sapna Sardessai, recently. The chief guest for the evening Urbano do Rego said that cooking is a continuous process of learning and that he himself has received ... Read More »

FIFA World Cup fever gripping Goa

It’s June 2018 and football fans around the world eagerly wait for the action to begin! Yes, FIFA World Cup has gripped our attention. It will disrupt our sleeping schedule over the next month but it’s a small price to pay. NT BUZZ spoke to a few people to get a feel of what to expect from June 14 to ... Read More »

Jumping jackfruit

Miguel Braganza This story is a little different from the fairy tale of Jack and the beanstalk. This is reality of Jack and the Bean’s talk scripted by a journalist named Shree Padre, who is neither a priest as the name suggests, nor even a member of the ‘minority’ community.  It has four actors in the lead roles: Mohan Hodawadekar ... Read More »

Tiatr REVIEW JP Pereira

Forever Yours This is a love story with a tragic end. ‘Forever Yours’ from Milagres de Chandor is a tragic tale of two lovers, one of whom puts her life into great risk to save her love. Johan is the son of rich parents. His mother Remediana, has an ego problem. Lucas, the father is very simple. Simran is the ... Read More »

Super uber ‘Cyber Sexy’

Goa-based author Richa Kaul Padte has taken India by storm with her debut book ‘Cyber Sexy- rethinking pornography’. A non-fiction description and account on porn and sexuality in India, it has brought to the fore facts about the consumption of porn in India by women and perceptions. Controversial yet personal, the contents of the book are ‘hot to handle’, especially ... Read More »