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The Risen Lord:The light of the world

Fr Walter de Sa The culmination of the season of lent is the resurrection of Jesus Christ, commonly known as Easter. Lent is as stated by Pope Francis, “… a path leading to the certain goal of Easter, Christ’s victory over death”. Please like & share: Read More »

Maundy Thursday – a reminder of service to humanity

With Maundy Thursday begins the solemn time of the Christian calendar. Commemorating the Last Supper of Jesus, this day is a reminder of the humility and kindness that the faith propagates Maria de Lourdes Bravo da Costa Rodrigues The Thursday of the Holy Week is the Maundy Thursday (Nimanno Brestar in Konkani, meaning last Thursday). On this day the symbolic ... Read More »

Is banning late night rave parties a solution to curb drug menace?

With the formation of the new government there are several changes taking place in the state. Recently, the Water Resource Minister, Vinod Paylekar, demanded a complete ban on late night parties as he claims that in the name of parties the drug industry is flourishing in Goa which in turn is affecting the youth. NT BUZZ finds out from people ... Read More »

Making waste into walls

Ujjwala Sinha Now we will shift our focus to how wastes produced generally can be used as building materials and help make the construction industry more energy efficient. The beverage and grocery cartons, for example can be recycled into building materials. These are shredded into chip-sized pieces that are then pressed under high temperatures between two layers of recycled paper ... Read More »

Carpet of Joy attracts people to Saligao

NT BUZZ The Carpet of Joy an installation by artist Subodh Kerkar using 1,50,000 discarded plastic bottles to make flowers that aims to raise awareness about littering and promoting the idea of a litter free Goa was inaugurated on Monday at Saligao circle. At the inaugural, sarpanch of Saligao, Eknath Oraskar welcomed the gathering and praised Kerkar’s work saying ‘fabulous ... Read More »

Hold debate and discussions on surrogacy before amending a law

NT BUZZ Chairperson of law commission and Judge of Supreme court, Justice Balbir Chauhan, recently delivered a talk on ‘Surrogacy: Ethical, legal and Socio-Economic issues’ at Institute Menezes Braganza, Panaji. The talk was organised by G D Kamat charitable trust to pay a tribute to the first High Court judge from Goa, G D Kamat. Speaking about the recently passed ... Read More »

Breaking swimming records against all odds

The 30-year-old, Mohammad Shams Aalam Shaikh, a paraplegic swimmer is an inspiration to many people fighting against all the odds. He recently achieved success in swimming 8 kilometres in the sea along the Sinquerim-Baga-Candolim belt in 4 hours and 4 minutes at the first-ever wheelchair accessible beach festival held at Candolim. In conversation with NT BUZZ, Shaikh expresses his views ... Read More »

A book about first generation entrepreneurs

It is a debut for Renji George Amballoor as an author, with the release of his maiden book ‘Driven by passion: narratives of first generation entrepreneurs’. However, as a teacher, who goes out of his way to help his students, Amballoor took to writing to convince parents to send their children for internships. NT BUZZ speaks to Renji about the ... Read More »

Fighting alcohol addiction

NT BUZZ To commemorate 38 years of service, Alcoholic Anonymous (AA) Panaji Group organised an awareness programme on ‘Alcoholism as a disease and Alcoholics Anonymous as a resource’ by associate professor Department of Surgery, Goa Medical College, Rajesh Patil, at Don Bosco High School, Panaji, on April 7. AA is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, ... Read More »

Jhumur – the farmer’s dance

  SACHI NAIK | NT BUZZ The folk dance form Jhumur, was perfomed at the Banglanatak dot com’s Bengal Goa Folk Mela this year. The dance is a very popular form of music and dance in the Purulia district of West Bengal, and is also performed in Assam and Odisha. It is a lifestyle dance performed by the tea garden ... Read More »

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