Monday , 22 October 2018
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Miguel Braganza The recent Goa Environment Festival witnessed a photography exhibition of insects by young Goans who are working to conserve Goa’s biodiversity. In fact, many of them are present and past students of botany and agriculture, some of them now involved in conserving local varieties of vegetables. Conserving of varieties is best done in a ‘live museum’ where each ... Read More »

5000 chalk sticks give a message this Chavath

NT BUZZ National Award winning voluntary youth organization YUVA has set up an innovative Ganesh idol at the Fonte Pheonix (Mala Zar) in Panaji at the foot of Shree Marutiray Temple. The idol was inaugurated by Vithal Chopdekar, mayor of Corporation of City of Panaji and YUVA president Aakash Khaunte, recently. The idol is made using 5000 chalks which have ... Read More »

Making a difference to cancer survivors

NT BUZZ The 7th edition of The Indian Breast Cancer Survivors Conference organised by Gokarma Oncology Association headed by Shekhar Salkar in association with Muskan NGO, Goa Cancer Society and Manipal hospitals concluded at International Centre Goa, Dona Paula. On the second day a session on rejuvenating and beneficial yoga therapy was conducted by Ashwini Raga, structured around the health ... Read More »

Entertainment and learning comes to 1930 Vasco

With the launch of ‘1930 Vasco’, residents of the port town now can not only enjoy their dose of entertainment but also enhance skills, and take up to innovative and creative workshops and activities organised via ‘1930 Socials’. NT BUZZ finds out more SACHI NAIK | NT BUZZ Vasco, once a rather quiet town in terms of events and skill ... Read More »

Wheelchair basketball comes to Goa

CHRISTINE MACHADO | NT BUZZ When Santosh E, who is physically challenged, decided to sign up for the just concluded wheelchair basketball workshop, the first of its kind in Goa, he admits that he was both confused and scared. An avid sports enthusiast, Santosh enjoyed playing cricket and shot put, and in fact won the third place in shot put ... Read More »

FILM REVIEW SACHIN CHATTE

It’s Complicated Film: Manmarziyaan Cast: Tapsee Pannu, Vicky Kaushal, Abhishek Bachchan Directed by: Anurag Kashyap Duration: 2 hrs 37 mins Rating: * * * 1 / 2 Art is manipulation – the line comes up in the video of the U2 song, The Fly. Among various forms of art, perhaps cinema manipulates the most – sometimes, more effective the manipulation, ... Read More »

Empowered women empower society to be the change

NT BUZZ Putting strength in the philosophy that ‘empowered women empower women and men’, Think Geek Media’s ‘Knowledge Is Power’ 2nd edition of Empower initiative for social good held at Dhempe College, Carmel College and Rotary Club of Margao Sunrise in Goa, witnessed large crowds. Author of `Love, Life and Everything in Between,’ owner of Magika Asteria (women’s throw ball ... Read More »

Ofelia D’Souza – Bringing versatility to the tiatr stage

As a child, Ofelia D’Souza always dreamt of acting in tiatrs and her dream came true quite early when she was hardly 13-years-old. Today, she is known as a professional tiatr artiste. NT BUZZ speaks to this young lady who takes us through her journey from being a child actor to professional one SACHI NAIK | NT BUZZ Ofelia D’Souza ... Read More »

Meet the multitalented Stacey Mesquita

At a very young age of 10, Stacey Remy Diana Mesquita sang for the first time on stage, for her cousins wedding and received a lot of appreciation for her voice. Due to her parent’s encouragement and backing she continued singing without sacrificing her studies. Her parents Luis and Candelaria Mesquita made sure they made nothing less for Stacey. Born ... Read More »

The joy of sighting a bird

NT BUZZ The Goa Bird Conservation network (GBCN) conducted their 50th bird walk at Ganjem on the outskirts of Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary. The bird walk was attended by 32 participants from all over the state. During the walk several birds were spotted and among them was a lone blue-faced Malkoha who was looking for food among the leaves of a ... Read More »