Sunday , 22 July 2018
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Vegan chicken anyone?

Miguel Braganza Shravan is a time to eat vegetarian food. For the devout and traditional folks who crave for a little chicken, or would like to have something ‘meaty’ during the monsoons, the humble jackfruit offers some classy options. So what if the Yankees in Florida first discovered that slightly immature jack fruit carpels could be shredded and used instead ... Read More »

Treasures from a tree – handling lac

NT BUZZ Minister for art and culture, Govind Gaude said that there is a need to share knowledge and ideas with others so that new ideas and innovations can spring forth. He was speaking at the concluding function of a ‘Lac work workshop’ on Friday. “In Goa there are many talented people, who have the skill and know the art, ... Read More »

The great off-road experience

NT BUZZ The 149th edition of the Mahindra Great Escape, one of India’s most popular off-roading adventures, took place on Sunday, July 8 in South Goa, with over 50 vehicles manoeuvering through the challenging route. The rally was flagged off at 9 a.m. from Club Mahindra Varca, Salcete. Participants negotiated the arduous terrain and en route the convoy of vehicles ... Read More »

Aquino De Bragança’s real life in reel

‘Special Envoy’ is a documentary that brings to light a mission of a Goan, late Aquino De Bragança, who fought against colonialism both in Goa and in African countries. NT BUZZ speaks to film maker Nalini Elvino De Souza to learn more VENITA GOMES | NT BUZZ During the colonial rule there were several colonies like Goa and Africa struggling for freedom. ... Read More »

Battling cancer, stigma and more

NT BUZZ Associate professor, writer, and actor Prashanti Talpankar will speak about her fight against cancer. Prashanti has worked as an editor, scriptwriter, translator, besides having authored a book on the migrant labourers in Goa (Shadows in the dark). She was the winner of the Sahitya Akademi awards for translation in 2017 (That long Silence by Shashi Deshpande into Konkani ... Read More »

Cross Border Woes – FILM REVIEW SACHIN CHATTE

Film: Sicario- Day of the Soldado Cast: Josh Brolin, Benicio Del Toro Directed by: Stefano Sollima Duration: 2 hrs 4 mins Rating: * * *   When Sicario made waves back in 2015, it didn’t appear to be a film that could potentially have a sequel. But we have one now and it is not a disappointing one. If at ... Read More »

Connecting at Pet Socials 1.0

SACHI NAIK | NT BUZZ To give pet owners a chance to meet up and enjoy their time with pets, proprietor of Mascot – Pet Lifestyle Store, Chaitanya Malkarnekar organised Pet Socials 1.0 recently at Green Amaze, Borda, Margao. Pet Socials was essentially a pool party, but for pets. “This is the first ever public pet gathering in Goa. We ... Read More »

Mission: Save Goa

SACHI NAIK | NT BUZZ Almost every Indian has had to face corruption in different situations. Even those who want no part of it can sometimes get trapped in the vicious web. In fact it is only a very few who manage to stay clear of it. Concerned about this scenario and resolute about the need for corruption to end, ... Read More »

Tiatr REVIEWS JP Pereira

Nim’nea Darvonteachi  Chavi Zina Dias has written and directed her second tiatr titled ‘Nim’nea Darvonteachi Chavi’.  Produced by Geldo Des the show focuses on the importance of love in the family and the power of the Rosary. The opening scene has a destitute praying before the Holy Cross. He asks God for forgiveness for his past sins, but is quite ... Read More »

Superheroes without capes

The Department of Tourism recently felicitated four Drishti Marine lifeguards who have rescued several victims from fatality. They have also managed to avoid mishaps from occurring owing to their prompt reactions and alertness. In conversation with NT BUZZ these lifeguards share an insight into their life and speak about the risk involved in their job VENITA GOMES| NT BUZZ While ... Read More »