Friday , 24 May 2019


A breakthrough in neuroscience

Nandkumar M Kamat   NRI Croatian scientist Nenad Sestan has stunned the world by ‘reviving’ dead brains. The 47-year-old scientist is a professor of neurosciences, comparative medicine, Read More »

Uncut diamonds need good polishing

AUGUSTO RODRIGUES   “Whenever you keep score in love, you lose.” If we take this quote to the playing fields of Goa where young boys are being trained the basics of football in various grass root programs– the score of the love these boys have for the ball tells a story of big wins for the game. Read More »

IPL rewards performance, rejects emotion

With performance the only currency, only a few India players are in business this IPL. MSD is the brilliant finisher, coolly taking on bowlers in the death overs. Hardik Pandya has inherited Dhoni’s skills and is no less destructive while closing games. Shikhar Dhawan and Rishabh Pant have made decisive contributions. Read More »

Man enough to dance

When it comes to classical dance, women tend to dominate the scene. However, as we celebrate International Dance Day on April 29, NT BUZZ speaks to a few males who are exploring this dance style VENITA GOMES | NT BUZZ If you’re asked to list the names of classical dance forms,  the  ones that comes to mind are ‘Bharatanatyam’, ‘Kathakali’, ... Read More »

‘I believe a good story is universal’

As an immigrant growing up in Canada, Derek Mascarenhas, who has his origins in Colvale, didn’t feel represented in any of the stories he was exposed to there. This led to him to write his just-released debut book of short stories ‘Coconut Dreams’. In conversation with NT BUZZ CHRISTINE MACHADO  | NT BUZZ   Tell us about getting into writing. ... Read More »

A balancing act

Having acted in many award winning tiatrs, Diptesh Harmalkar, a software engineer by profession, hopes to continue to maintain the high standards in competition tiatrs J P Pereira For the last 9 years, Diptesh Harmalkar has been one of the main actors in many award winning tiatrs presented by Alfi Arts Productions, Divar. Enacting various roles, both serious and humorous, ... Read More »

Quite a Swansong

FILM REVIEW SACHIN CHATTE Film: Avengers: Endgame Cast: Robert Downey Jr. Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Brie Larson, Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Paul Rudd, Josh Brolin Directed by: Joe and Anthony Russo Duration: 3 hrs 2 mins Rating: * * * * Avengers: Endgame marks the culmination of 22 films from the Marvel cinematic universe and the fourth Avengers films after ... Read More »

Achievers in Konkani Drama

NT BUZZ The results of the Konkani Drama Competition organised by Kala Academy have been declared. The first place along with a cash prize of `1,00,000 is awarded to ‘Chirebandi Vado’ staged by Rasarang, Ugvem. The second place along with a cash prize of `75,000 is awarded to ‘Banavad’ staged by Gramin Kala. The third place along with a cash ... Read More »

‘Mhozo Pai To’

TIATR REVIEW  JP Pereira Another nonstop show from Comedian Agostinho, ‘Mhozo Pai To’ pays tribute to the suffering and neglected fathers, who do so much for their children. The play opens on two elderly men – Damodar and Sebastiao –who are good friends. They share each other’s joys and sorrows and always have a good time. Both are widowers and have ... Read More »