Saturday , 20 April 2019


Ethnobotany and its tryst with berries

Miguel Braganza Diksha Gaonkar was a star student of Botany at the Government College Quepem in 2015-16. During her post graduate studies at Goa University, she would find wild orchids and berries that a less discerning eye would easily miss. She documented the ethnobotany of the newest taluka of Goa, Dharbandora – once a part of the Sondekar Raja’s kingdom. ... Read More »

Hoot, hoot! Owl’s here

Owl, the premium nightclub was launched by T-Mark hospitality, a venture by Shikhar Kumar, Trivesh Ajgaonkar and Rhea Kumar. The launch had Lost Stories and DJ Anish Sood enthralling the crowd along with the club mascot called Mr Hoot. Please like & share: Read More »

A turning point that brought success

J P Pereira As a child Joylita Silveira loved to sing. She would sing for school programmes and in the church. “I love music; I also play instruments like the keyboard, violin and guitar. But nothing compares to singing,” Joylita says, before adding that her parents have been her sole inspiration, support and strength. Her father Pio Joao works abroad ... Read More »

Challenging the obsession with gender norms

A gender non-conforming poet, educator and performing artist Alok Vaid Menon prefers to refer to himself in the plural and lives on ‘their’ own terms. Vaid recently performed Femme in Public at Project Café, Assagao. In conversation with NT BUZZ they decipher their style of art, trans-activism, queer fashion and more Please like & share: Read More »


Con Job Film: Glass, Cast: James McAvoy, Bruce Willis, Samuel L Jackson, Sarah Paulson, Directed by: M Night Shyamalan, Duration: 2 hrs 10 mins, Rating:  * * * Please like & share: Read More »

Sunburn Klassique to be held in Vagator

Percept live will collaborate with Goa-based Klassique to co-promote all Sunburn events in the state. Sunburn will begin a new journey under Sunburn Klassique, a two-day annual showcase on February 23 and February 24 at Vagator. Please like & share: Read More »

‘Zannvayechi Zhor’ to be released

Dalgado Konknni Akademi is releasing a book ‘Zannvayechi Zhor’ in Roman Konkani today, January 20 at 4 p.m. at the Tiatr Academy Conference Hall, Campal Trade Centre, Campal, Panajim. It is a unique book translated from English by noted Konkani writer, Bonaventure D’Pietro. Please like & share: Read More »

Tiatr REVIEW – JP Pereira

Pavlar Pavl Marun Nicky de Ambora has released this tiatr for a short while in Goa after staging the debut show in Dubai and three shows in London.  The show depicts a family feud over the issue of properties. Please like & share: Read More »

Punjabi community celebrates Lohri in Goa

The Punjabi fraternity of Goa celebrated Lohri which is a cultural festival of north India. Present at the celebration was DGP, Muktesh Chander; IG, Jaspal Singh, brigadier Atul Sharma, admiral Beecha and former dean, GMC, Jindal. Please like & share: Read More »