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In conversation with Usman and Shahida

Parents of Misbah, Usman and Shahida are overjoyed with their daughter’s achievement so far. Speaking to NT BUZZ her father Usman Shaikh says that Misbah has always been an all-rounder. “Misbah was always good in studies and her teachers always spoke highly about how she fared in studies and other curricular activities.” He says that while they never forced ambitions …

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Goa through films

Sunaparanta – Goa Centre for the Arts is hosting a four-day Film Festival ‘Goa in Film @Sunaparanta’ from May 22. NT BUZZ gets you the details The Goan film industry has been witnessing growth in the recent years. Independent directors with an interest in cinema and storytelling have emerged to showcase their works. From entertainment and feature films to documentaries, …

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Memoirs of a writer

Bhangrali Jinn, an autobiography written by Manikrao Gaunekar was released at the Black Box, Ravindra Bhavan. The chief guest for the function was freedom fighter and author, Gurunath Kelekar. The guests of honour were Naguesh Karmali, Uday Bhembre, Tanaji Halarnkar and Suhas Angle.

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Youngsters in law enforcement

The ‘Crocs and Cops Community Policing Unit’ at Verna Police Station launched the ‘Crocs and Cops Junior Academy’ for youngsters from South Goa interested in seeing how the Verna Police Station operates and to observe some of the more exciting aspects of police work. The academy focuses on the basics of ‘Community Policing and Pro Active Crime Management’. A first-of-its-kind in …

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Getting groovy

The first edition of the India International West Coast Swing (WCS) festival was organised by Martin and Dance Illusion at Fatorda. The festival witnessed as many as 60 dancers developing their skills in the basic certificate course which entitled them to take part in the Jack and Jill dance competition. The Jack and Jill dance is a mixed partner format. …

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A first look at ‘Glory’

The audio and trailer for the first Konkani sports film ‘Glory, Go for the Goal’ was launched at an event held at Fern Kadamba. Present at the event were producer and co-director, A Durga Prasad of Prasad Creations; director Tinky George; footballer Brahmanand Sankhwalkar; screenplay writers Saish Panondikar and Sunil Kumar; sound designer Bishwadeep Chatterjee; editor of the film, Neeraj …

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Goans on holiday

Come holiday season, and visitors the world over, head to Goa. But have you ever wondered where Goans go on vacation? NT BUZZ finds out RAMANDEEP KAUR | NT BUZZ From sunbathing on Goa’s beaches to chilling at the cool waterfalls, Goa is an ideal vacation spot for everyone, from celebrities to lay man, to let off some steam. But …

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Service to humanity

NT BUZZ Under the ‘Salute the Silent Workers’ programme, JCI Vasco felicitated the firefighting personnel of the Vasco fire station for their dedicated and tireless service towards humanity at an event held at Janata Vachanalaya, Vasco. The officers were felicitated at the hands of national president of JCI India, JC Shirish Dundoo. They were station fire officer Francisco Mendes and …

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Designing Bollywood dreams

From a farming village in Jalna, Maharashtra to Bollywood, costume designer Chandrakant Sonawane’s story is equally filmy. NT BUZZ catches up with the designer who has worked in films like ‘Bajirao Mastani’, ‘Padmavaat’, and ‘Bhoomi’ Danuska Da Gama | NT BUZZ A film has several elements to it, and while costumes may be one aspect, it is given much thought. …

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Appreciating your first best friend

Being a mother comes with a lot of responsibilities and duties and in this process of taking care of the family and children, a mother often fails to pay attention to herself and her well-being. Today on Mother’s Day, NT BUZZ finds out how a mother puts herself last on the priority list in order to fulfil the wants and …

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