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Of cucumbers, devotion and tradition

NT BUZZ Devotees from various parts of Goa gathered in large numbers to celebrate the feast of St Anne at Talaulim. Several devotees were seen offering cucumbers to the saint. Many couples in want of a child make it a point to attend the feast to seek the blessings of St Anne, who herself was blessed with a child after ... Read More »

India doesn’t have an Education Ministry: Manish Sisodia

SACHI NAIK| NT BUZZ “Quality education is the key to change India. There is no other option,” said deputy chief minister, Manish Sisodia who also holds the education portfolio in the Delhi Government. He was speaking on the topic ‘Future of India through Education’ at a recently organised programme by a non-political organisation Citizens for Democracy at Ravindra Bhavan Margao. ... Read More »

In devotion to St Anne

While people offer flowers, garlands, candles and incense to God or saints seeking favours, the villagers of Talaulim have a different offering to make. The church of St Anne or Santana over the years has seen several devotees offer cucumbers. NT BUZZ spoke to the parish priest and the people to know more about the feast and their offering VENITA ... Read More »

‘Cricket was not the game I grew up playing’

Theatre artiste and actor Samir Kochhar gained much recognition for hosting Indian Premier League for ten years. He was in Goa recently to launch Sachin Tendulkar’s clothing brand ‘True Blue’. In conversation with NT BUZZ he talks about his journey from being an actor to hosting the IPL SACHI NAIK | NT BUZZ   Q: You have played an important ... Read More »

FILM REVIEWS SACHIN CHATTE

Quite a Spectacle Film: Mission Impossible: Fallout Cast: Tom Cruise, Simon Pegg, Henry Cavill, Rebecca Ferguson Directed by: Christopher McQuarrie Duration: 2 hrs 27 mins Rating:  * * * * Of all the modern day franchises including and especially the super hero ones, Mission Impossible is one of the few that has consistently delivered entertaining films. Tom Cruise has displayed ... Read More »

The story of a capital city

NT BUZZ With Panaji recently celebrating 175 years of being the capital of Goa, and to help people to rediscover the treasures and the story of city, the Goa Heritage Action Group recently released the book ‘The Mapped Heritage of Panaji Goa 2017’. The book which was released at Maquinez Palace, Panaji has been curated by architect Poonam Verma Mascarenhas. ... Read More »

Crime on his mind

Tiatrist Menino Mario has shown the unity of Goans in his tiatr ‘CID’ which is centred on the rising crimes in Goa. He speaks to NT BUZZ on how Goans can tackle the crime menace SACHI NAIK | NT BUZZ Many tiatr writers and directors find writing family dramas interesting as these can captivate the audience throughout the tiatr. They ... Read More »

Recalling the contribution of Fr Freddy

NT BUZZ Fr Freddy was instrumental in bringing several Konkani lovers together towards the cause of the language in Roman script, because he was a genius himself, said parish priest of Mother of God Church, Majorda and writer, Fr Ave Maria Afonso. He was speaking on the occasion of Fr Freddy J da Costa Memorial Day organised by Dalgado Konknni Akademi at ... Read More »

‘Gulab Awards 2017’ declares awards

At the recently held meeting of Fr Freddy J. Da Costa Memorial Trust, the personalities for ‘Gulab Awards 2017’ were declared. Please like & share: Read More »

Discover true Vietnamese flavours

At the ongoing Vietnamese Food Festival – Version 2.0, at Tamari, Vivanta by Taj, chef Sherap from Taj West End Bengaluru, brings in experience and passion for food art at the speciality Vietnamese restaurant, Blue Ginger. It’s your chance to explore the finer nuances of Vietnamese cuisine- savouring an extensive spread of traditional delights Please like & share: Read More »