Thursday , 24 January 2019


Saying goodbye to Plastic bags

As the ‘Plastic-free Goa’ mission is underway, several vendors and customers across the state are seeking ways to avoid using plastic bags less than 50 microns. NT BUZZ speaks to a few vendors, customers and experts to find out about alternatives to plastic bags VENITA GOMES I NT BUZZ Have we ever thought about how much better would it be ... Read More »

In aid of needy sportspersons

The Directorate of Sports & Youth Affairs is encouraging sportspersons to pursue sports by providing a scheme for Financial Assistance to Sportspersons in Indigent Circumstances. NT BUZZ finds out more about the scheme, its nature of assistance and how one can apply to reap its benefits Sheras Fernandes| NT BUZZ Goa has produced some fine sportsmen and women in several ... Read More »

Lighting up the international tiatr stage

When a tiatr director is invited to perform in London, the one person contacted without fail, is Gregorio Joao Mateus Carvalho, popularly known to all, as Greg. This gentleman provides the light effects to all tiatrs staged in London, whether the troupe comes from Goa or the tiatr fraternity in London decides to stage a show. Recently he has even ... Read More »

‘And So’ launched in Porvorim

NT BUZZ A design store ‘And So’ was recently launched at the FC Goa House, Porvorim. It offers experiential home décor services, with curated home décor, lifestyle interior solutions from across India and international markets. The founder and chief curator, Anjali Mody said: “I am absolutely delighted to launch ‘And So’, an alternative retail store, a one-stop solution for the contemporary ... Read More »

Art Fiesta at GCA

NT BUZZ About two hundred students of Goa College of Art (GCA), Panaji have displayed their academic work in fine art, applied art, sculpture, audio visual, photography, portrait and print making at the annual exhibition on the college campus. Principal, Goa College of Art, Altinho, Panaji, Mahesh Vengurlekar said: “We are having this exhibition since inception. But for the past ... Read More »

‘Early detection and intervention is the key’- Mahera

NT BUZZ From defining autism to explaining about the causes, signs and difficulties faced by children with autism along with strategies on how to improve these difficulties and manage autism was discussed during an awareness lecture on autism by occupational therapist at Sethu, Mahera Kantawalla. The lecture was organised by Goa Science Centre in collaboration with Sethu Centre for Child ... Read More »

Ride out into the sea with Drishti Marine

Drishti Marine is responsible for garbage management, beach and marine safety and rescue services across all the beaches of Goa. It has recently inaugurated an Airport Ferry Terminal (AFT) at Baina Beach, Vasco and has started operating passenger boats between Baina, Panaji, Old Goa and Sinquerim. NT BUZZ speaks to CEO of Drishti Marine, Ravi Shankar, for more details SACHI ... Read More »

Bright future for pig farms in Goa

After grabbing the nation’s attention by being featured in the National Bureau of Animal Genetic Resources (NBAGR) list of indigenous livestock, the Agonda pig now promises to improve profits in piggery. NT BUZZ finds out about the cross bred pig and the future of pig rearing in Goa SHERAS FERNANDES | NT BUZZ A few decades ago pigs were seen ... Read More »

Attaining balance of the sacred feminine

The exhibition The Sacred Feminine: The Goddess and other Archetypes, curated by Miriam Koshy-Sukhija at Gallery Gitanjali is a very intriguing attempt to gain balance in a world of chaos. NT BUZZ brings you the details Janice savina rodrigues|NT BUZZ The feminine form has been considered sacred in several cultures. In some ancient spiritual traditions women were the keepers of ... Read More »

Olympic Gold medalist to inaugurate International Festival of Films on Cycling

The theme based film festival ‘Reels On Wheels 2018’ to be held on April 7 and April 8 at Ravindra Bhavan, Margao will have cycle bazaar, a flea market and other cycle-related fun games NT BUZZ Olympic Gold medalist Alexi Singh Grewal will inaugurate India’s first-ever International Festival of Films on Cycling, ‘Reels On Wheels 2018’. The two-day film festival, ... Read More »