Wednesday , 21 November 2018


Who we are …

Tensing Rodrigues For the last few weeks we have discussed at length the rock art sites, finds of pre-historic tools and ancient mountain passes; our reason for doing so is just one: to dig for the roots of our ancestors; so that we may have some idea of ‘who we are and how we got here’, to use the title ... Read More »

Conference on yoga for public health to kick off on Nov 12

NT NETWORK The Ministry of AYUSH will hold a two-day international conference on yoga for public health on November 12 and November 13 at Kala Academy, Panaji. Addressing a press conference, Minister for AYUSH, Shripad Naik said that this is a fourth international conference on yoga and will be held for the first time outside New Delhi. The conference will ... Read More »


Film: Ani Dr Kashinath Ghanekar (Marathi with English subtitles) Cast: Subodh Bhave, Sonali Kulkarni, Sumeet Raghavan Directed by: Abhijeet Deshpande Duration: 2hrs 39 mins Rating: * * * 1 / 2 Marathi culture is rich with writers, musicians, poets and actors whose contribution to the field of arts is etched in the annals of history. One such name is that ... Read More »

Freedom at long last

NT BUZZ As part of the ‘Freedom is in the air’ event which celebrates the LGBTQ community, Supreme Court lawyer Amritananda Chakraborty was invited to present the opening remarks on ‘Dissemination of the SC Verdict on section 377’ at Museum of Goa, Pilerne. Chakraborty who was part of the SC verdict on Section 377 of decriminalising homosexuality said that for ... Read More »

A playwright with a difference

In the tiatr field for the past 25 years, Pal Soares is a playwright who believes in quality scripts, with a focus on social values and good morals. His new tiatr ‘Thank You God’ releases on November 11, finds NT BUZZ   JP Pereira Hailing from Utorda, Salcete, from a family of doctors, teachers and priests, Pal Soares chose instead ... Read More »

TAG to present Young Achievers Award

NT BUZZ Every year on November 16, Tiatr Academy of Goa celebrates the birth anniversary of late Regina Fernandes, the first lady of the tiatr stage. On this occasion, TAG also presents the Young Achievers Awards. This year the awards will be presented to Milagres Esvin Carneiro and Antonet De Sousa at a function on November 16, 3.30 p.m. at ... Read More »

Orchid Awards 2018 held

NT BUZZ The 8th edition of Orchid Awards 2018 was recently held at Panjim Convention Centre. The event was organised by the founder Asha Arondekar. The chief guest for the function was Governor of Goa, Mridula Sinha and guest of honour was Minister of PWD and Transport, Ramakrishna Dhavalikar and NRB group, Narayan Bandekar. This year the awards were held ... Read More »

‘Sun Hi-Fi, Sasumaim Wi-Fi’

‘Sun Hi-Fi, Sasumaim Wi-Fi’, the new tiatr from Prince Jacob is a laugh out loud comedy which will have the audience in splits from the opening act right to the climax. Katarin, who insists that she be called Kitty or madam by everyone, is a lady who thinks highly of herself. Her businessman husband Valadares, is highly successful but totally ... Read More »

Journey of music: Dilli gharana keeping up with changing times

Even today, the custodians of the centuries-old Dilli Gharana of music, known for its Khayal gayaki, live and practice their art in the old, romantically named Mausiqi Manzil in the Walled City. But with changing times and commercialisation, they are experimenting with their craft to stay relevant Danish Raza It will be too much to expect Aalif Iqbal Khan to ... Read More »

The clean meat movement is here

Maneka Sanjay Gandhi A long time ago I realised what McDonald’s and KFC had understood quite a while back; that, for an average person, the gratification of his tastebuds was more important than saving the world, being compassionate, stopping global warming or even looking after his own health. So I mentally gave up on trying to make everyone vegetarian – ... Read More »