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Building a friendly nation for its people

Professor of Hindi at University of Delhi, Apoorvanand Jha will deliver a talk on the topic ‘Living in the times of bully nationalism’, on Sunday, July 15 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Museum of Goa, Pilerne. NT BUZZ brings you the details NT BUZZ As part of MOG Sundays, Apoorvanand Jha from Siwan, Bihar will talk about Indian ... Read More »

‘The Purple Jacket and Other Short Stories’ launched

NT BUZZ The book ‘The Purple Jacket and Other Short Stories’ was launched on Sunday, July 8 at International Centre Goa, Dona Paula by journalist and publisher Frederick Noronha with the authors of the stories in the book. Published by Novella Short Stories (novella.co.in), a Goa-based publishing house, the book features stories written by school children, college students and young ... Read More »

200 Vorsam Bhavartachim

AUDIO REVIEW – JP Pereira Our Lady of Immaculate Conception Church, Paroda, recently completed 200 years of it’s existence.  As part of the celebration, Franky Paroda has released an audio album titled ‘200 Vorsam Bhavartachim’.  The album consists of 12 devotional songs praising God for the blessings bestowed upon the parishioners of Paroda. The music for the album has been rendered ... Read More »

Soon, a human library!

Wish your books could talk? Well, perhaps now they will be able to, in a sense, as Moumita Pal prepares to launch a human library project in Assagao, this August. NT BUZZ discovers more CHRISTINE MACHADO |NT BUZZ Ever read a book and been left with questions that you wish the person or people in the story could answer? Chances ... Read More »

It’s all about that brass

NT BUZZ Garden Central Music Studio will be presenting a ‘Brass instrumental concert’ on Tuesday, July 10, at 7 p.m. at Menezes Braganza Hall, Panaji. The event is aims to promote the sound that is beautiful to hear, and unique to this family of instruments. This is the fourth brass concert being held this year. July 10 has been deliberately ... Read More »

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 »