Friday , 24 March 2017


Tackling the bane of construction waste

Ujjwala Sinha Construction industry generates a huge amount of waste which ends up in landfills. Thus management of this waste is an important step towards sustainability. Construction waste reduction relies on good planning and design. Design should be based on standard sizes and materials readily available in the market. Additionally using high quality materials such as pre cast or pre ... Read More »

Miransha’s ‘Juze’ to premier at Hong Kong International Film Festival

From being selected at NFDC’s Film Bazaar in 2015, which was held on sidelines of IFFI 2015 in Goa for mentoring, to being selected for the German script lab ‘Three Rivers Residency’ in Dubai, Miransha Naik has been globetrotting with his feature film ‘Juze’. The film will have its world premiere at the prestigious 41st Hong Kong International Film Festival ... Read More »

Kaklut Mhoji Kor

A rarity among Lenten tiatrs, Willy Silveira’s maiden tiatr as writer, director and actor is one of those dramas that will delight you. ‘Kaklut Mhoji Kor’ is a tale of love, sacrifice and most of all faith in God, who does everything in his own time. The plot has Magdalene and Mathew who have a daughter studying in a boarding ... Read More »

The Brazilian sounds of Jim Porto, in Goa

NT BUZZ   Over the last week or so, Jim Porto, the Rome-based Brazilian pianist and singer, has been playing his music to appreciative audiences in Goa. Accompanied by the Goan drumming legend Lester Godinho, Jim has already won over a fairly large fan following here. This Friday, on March 17, Jim will perform as a guest artist with Still ... Read More »

The amicable in Amizade

Om Creative Filmworks in association with By Mistake Motion Pictures will soon release their Konkani film Amizade (Friendship). Directed by Aniket Naik who has worked on several films and ad films in Mumbai, the movie is produced by Sachin Verlekar. Revolving around love and friendship, the film’s shooting is underway in Goa with an all Goan cast. The movie will ... Read More »

Making Mala a cultural hub

Mala is known for its heritage structures and age old wells. Tapping this aspect and to draw attention to the various wells in the vicinity, Suraj Kande under the banner Malayatalo Zarikar, has been organising events in Mala, making it a cultural hub Naguesh Rao Sardessai Culture binds people of diverse backgrounds together. And this led social worker Suraj Kande ... Read More »

“If you want to move people’s hearts, use stories”- R Gopalakrishnan

NT BUZZ Konkani Bhasha Mandal organised a lecture in the memory of late M S Prabhu on the topic ‘Why story-telling is important in business’ recently at Ravindra Bhavan, Margao. The lecture was delivered by economist and columnist R Gopalakrishnan. Starting the lecture with three lessons for life, R Gopalakrishnan said: “I would like to begin with three key messages. ... Read More »

Gujarat Files – story of an undercover

  Janice Rodrigues| NT BUZZ   Going undercover in the lion’s den is not something every 26-year-old would dare to do! Yet, we have journalist Rana Ayyub who took on the guise of a student and literally shook the iron vault. Posing as American student Maithili Tyagi, Please like & share: Read More »

‘Shakti’ through the saree

Since 2016, Genie Poretzky-Lee has been exploring the saree fabric as her medium to make paintings as well as ‘Spheres’ a three-dimensional expression that has been inspiring her for some time. Through this latest installation ‘Shakti’, Genie is attempting to involve the viewer directly through their sense of vision and smell in celebration of the feminine energy. She talks to ... Read More »

Discovering qualities of Chafera Berries

Miguel Braganza   The world is talking about the health benefits of fruits containing red, pink, purple and blue pigments; they are considered as an elixir of life against ageing or reducing the chances of cancer due to free radicals in our food. The ansaye, bheddsam, chaferam, chivram, jagoma, jamblam, kanttam and even the pidkol berries gave us the anti-oxidants ... Read More »

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