Saturday , 21 January 2017


This year Goa hosted the western region convention of the Catholic Nurses Guild of India. The convention was a three day programme held from October 28 to October 30 at Pilar Animation Centre Pilar under the supervision of rector, Fr Lawarence and his team. Please like & share: Read More »

Chitkulya Chinkiche Vishal Vishv released

Chitkulya Chinkiche Vishal Vishv, a book for children published by Margao-based Learning Spheres secured the runner up award in the Printed Book (Indian Languages) category during in the recently held Publishing Next Industry Awards ceremony held at Kochi as part of the annual Publishing Next conference. The Publishing Next Industry Awards were instituted in 2014 and presents awards in seven ... Read More »

Konkani film ‘K Sera Sera ’ to premier at 47th IFFI


The Konkani film ‘K Sera Sera – Ghodpachem Ghoddtelem’ is the lone Konkani film which has been selected at this year’s – 47th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) under the Indian Panorama section. NT BUZZ speaks to the makers of this film to know more about this movie and their efforts to make quality cinema ARTI DAS | NT ... Read More »

The communion of Saints


The Catholic Church celebrates All Saints Day on November 1. Being the second day of Hallowmas, it begins at sunrise on November 1. Here is a brief history about the day dedicated to saints Maria de Lourdes Bravo da Costa Rodrigues The Solemnity of All Saints is when the Catholic and some Protestant Churches honours all saints, known and unknown ... Read More »

Feel festive with African Violets

Miguel Braganza It is All Saints Day today and so it is a good time to look at one “saintly” plant, the Saint Paulia. The genus is not named after St Paul, the Jewish convert with a mission but, rather, it is named after the German district commissioner of Tanga province, Baron Walter von Saint Paul (1860–1910), who discovered the ... Read More »

Tiatr Review JP Pereira


Pixem C D’Silva has released his hit non-stop show of 1980 that completes 100 shows of ‘Pixem’. This is a tale of trust, unfaithfulness and consequences. Siblings Victor and Zemira have a problem as Victor is going abroad to earn a living leaving Zemira alone at home to face problems. Their elder brother Marcus is married to Belmira; a woman ... Read More »

Sarvajanik Laxmi Pujan held at Margao


NT BUZZ The annual Sarvajanik Laxmi Pujan was held at Comba, Margao on Sunday. The idol of Goddess Laxmi was placed in a car at Damodar saal, and was led by a grand procession to Vidya Bhuvan, Comba, Margao, at around 3 p.m. On the way, many families residing in Comba area awaited the arrival of Goddess Laxmi to their ... Read More »

Results of 42nd State Art Exhibition announced

The Results of 42nd State Art Exhibition and the prize distribution of the same will be held on November 2 at 4 p.m. at Kala Academy, Panaji NT BUZZ Kala Academy Goa has declared the results of 42nd State Art Exhibition (Artist Category). Accordingly, in the Painting and Graphic Print Section, Shailesh V Dabholkar, Sagar Naik Mule and Kirtikumar G ... Read More »

Celebrating the feast of Saints Simon and Jude


Not many may be aware of the village of Gancim, much less of the church dedicated to the two saints Simon and Jude, but the church has a rich and long history. Though the feast is celebrated on October 28, there is a mass held on the following Sunday By Maria de Lourdes Bravo da Costa Rodrigues Gancim was an ... Read More »

Following the ancient tradition of Laxmi Pujan


The ancestors of a few Comba-based Saraswat Brahmin families decided to have a procession during Laxmi Pujan in devotion of goddess Laxmi. It was then followed as an annual ritual. Even after several decades Vithal Jaganath Naik of Comba has taken the responsibility to assure that this tradition continues. In this conversation NT BUZZ finds out more about the Laxmi ... Read More »

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