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Marathoner Kranti Salvi who holds the Guinness World Record title for running the fastest marathon in a traditional sari will be the brand ambassador for the Rotary Rain Run 2019 to be held in Goa today. NT BUZZ gets more details RAMANDEEP KAUR | NT BUZZ It was in 2013 that Kranti Salvi ran her first marathon of 42.2 kilometres …

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The A, B, C, D, and E of Hepatitis decoded

On the occasion of World Hepatitis Day, July 28, gastroenterologist and hepatologist Harish Peshwe decodes the disease, some strains of which can develop lethal conditions in patients NT BUZZ The monsoons can trigger a plethora of illnesses, one of which is acute viral hepatitis, an inflammation of the liver caused by a viral infection. According to Harish Peshwe, a gastroenterologist …

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Disha Charitable Trust turns 25

NT BUZZ With Disha Charitable Trust celebrating 25 years, plans are on to commemorate the silver jubilee. To mark the occasion, the trust plans to host several programmes and activities throughout the year aimed at further improving the holistic development, care, and rehabilitation of children with learning disabilities.  In tune with the National Education Policy, the trust aims at providing …

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Remembering tiatrists of yesteryears

NT BUZZ ‘Somplolea Tiatristancho Ugddas’, the monthly programme organised by Tiatr Academy of Goa to remember late tiatr artistes born in that month and to highlight their contribution to tiatr will be held on July 30, 4 p.m. at the Black Box, Ravindra Bhavan, Margao. The tiatrists who will be remembered in the coming edition are A M B Rose, Alexinho de …

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In new light

Young actress Meenaxi Chougale who made a lasting impression in her last tiatr outing ‘Mogan Fullam, Ragan Kantte’, hopes that directors will give new talent more opportunities to display their talent J P Pereira When Jose de Benaulim released ‘Mogan Fullam, Ragan Kantte’ this season, he brought on stage a very talented young lady to play the main role of …

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The ‘Sultan’ of music

RAMANDEEP KAUR | NT BUZZ For a lot of a people including celebrities, Goa is their favourite destination and an ideal place for special occasions, be it a wedding, holidays, birthday celebrations, etc. Recently, Indian playback singer Sukhwinder Singh too celebrated his birthday in Goa. The Bollywood singer says that Goa keeps him happy, relaxed, and stress-free. “Goa is my …

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On creating a realistic 2035

DANUSKA DA GAMA| NT BUZZ As part of the weekly MOG Sunday programme, co-founder of The Busride Design Studio, Ayaz Basrai, will deliver a talk on ‘Walking around India in 2035’ on July 28, 11.30 a.m. at Museum of Goa, Pilerne. Ayaz who graduated in industrial design, specialising in product design from the National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad in 2003, …

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Cooking up a storm

Beleza By The Beach and Art Escape Experiences hosted a masterclass with award-winning chef Abdul Yaseen who is known for his restaurant, Darbaar in the United Kingdom. The two-day workshop titled ‘Modern Indian Dining’ merged traditional Indian recipes with western culinary techniques. During the course of the workshop, chef Abdul provided participants with insights into the science of food. There …

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Taking the green leap

Youth organisation, YUVA organised a tree plantation programme in association with Kedar Padte’s ‘One World’ and the Forest Department at Dona Leonar Memorial High School, Porvorim. Saplings of mango, chikoo, jamun, almond, hibiscus, etc, were planted in the school complex by over 60 students. Present at the programme were YUVA founder, Raghuvir Mahale; advisor, Sudhir Agshikar; administrator, Sheela Jaiwant; headmistress, …

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Tribute to Margaret Mascarenhas

Sunaparanta-Goa Centre for the Arts held a memorial service in memory of its founding director, Margaret Mascarenhas, who passed away recently due to an illness. Present at the memorial service were Sunaparanta patrons Dipti and Dattaraj V Salgaocar, daughter Isheta Salgaocar, Mascarenhas’ mother Milana and sister Fernanda, relatives, friends and well-wishers. As founding director of Sunaparanta, Margaret’s vision contributed towards …

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