Friday , 24 February 2017


Glyricidia and its myriad benefits


Miguel Braganza Cross the bridge across the Zuari river and the mauve-pink Cherry blossom like flowers on bare branches are difficult to miss on the Cortalim end of the bridge. It is a tree that is in full bloom these days. Even before one celebrates Carnival and Shigmo, the flowers are telling us that Spring-time is nigh. These plants are ... Read More »

TEDxPanaji makes grand debut

Vice Chancellor Goa University Prof Varun Sahni with Speakers & Lead Organiser Dattaprasad Shetkar

NT BUZZ More than often we fail to realise that the solutions to most of our problems lie within. To promote some of the most significant solutions to the problems in the society, TEDxPanaji held its maiden TED Talk event recently with the theme ‘Answers Within’ at Goa University. Nine speakers narrated their stories about special efforts they have undertaken ... Read More »

Feasting time at Mala-Fontainhas


The Fontainhas-Mala area is all set to witness two festivals in the coming days. On February 5 the Feast of St Thomas will be celebrated at the Sao Tome Chapel in Fontainhas and on February 6 the Maruti Temple will host its annual zatra. NT BUZZ gives an insight on both these festivals and the history Maria de Lourdes Bravo ... Read More »

Art exhibition ‘Shantii’ to reveal artists’ interpretations

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NT BUZZ Carpe Diem Art Gallery, Majorda has organised a group exhibition titled ‘Shantii’ presenting the art by artists Manjunaath Naik, Osborne Carvalho, Aditi Pande and Gail Gelburd Gallery that will be inaugurated on February 5 at 7 p.m. at Carpe Diem Art Gallery, Majorda. The exhibition is centred on various meanings, usages, perception and interpretations of the word ‘Shanti’. ... Read More »

Film Reviews BY Sachin Chatte

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The Action Spectacle Film: The Great Wall Cast: Matt Damon, Tian Jing, Pedro Pascal Directed by: Zhang Yimou Duration: 1 hr 43 mins Rating: * * * 1/ 2 Director Zhang Yimous has made a name for himself as one of China’s most renowned filmmakers who has also won accolades around the globe for films like ‘Raise the Red Lantern’ ... Read More »

“I want to see a change in the society through my tiatrs” says Samuel Carvalho

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‘Meulelem Naka, Sanddlolem Zai’ is the latest talk of the town as far as tiatr is concerned. Packed auditoriums and houseful shows have proved that audiences continue to love suspense drama. Speaking to director Samuel Carvalho, NT BUZZ finds out about the tiatr and the director’s opinion to create a change in the society through his tiatrs SACHI NAIK | ... Read More »

Spreading the light of Our Lady

our lady of candelaria, Pomburp

Today on February 2, the Pomburpa Church celebrates the Feast of Our Lady of Candelaria or Candeia. The feast is celebrated in honour of the Virgin Mary and devotees pray that her light shines upon them forever. Maria de Lourdes Bravo Da Costa Rodrigues On February 2, the Catholic Church will celebrate the feast of Our Lady of Candeia (small ... Read More »

Stairway to healthy living


The fourth edition of the Linc Tower Run, Goa 2017, a race up and down the staircases of five seven-storeyed buildings at Panaji’s, EDC Complex, Patto, will be held on February 5 at 8 a.m. The run covers 840 steps up and 840 steps down. The event is jointly organised by Young Indians (Yi) Goa and Adventure Breaks. NT BUZZ ... Read More »

Creating pools in your garden

Ujjwala Sinha Sustainable landscaping is a very important part of our endeavour towards creating a sustainable environment. We’ve already spoken about preservation of existing trees and topsoil and identifying the native vegetation and natural drainage pattern and try to maintain it. This time we will go a bit further. Most of us would love to have some water body or ... Read More »

Fund raising auction for Sethu

NT BUZZ Majorda-based Carpe Diem Art Gallery in collaboration with Sethu Centre for Child Development & Family Guidance hosted a painting auction to raise funds in aid of Sethu on Sunday, January 29 at ‘Fame’, Planet Hollywood Goa Resort, Utorda. Over `7.5 lakh was raised as part of this auction. The auction featured 11 paintings by artists of repute from ... Read More »

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