Saturday , 22 September 2018


Great Bakr Eid celebrations

Zubin Dsouza Growing up in a cosmopolitan shantytown in Bombay like I did meant a world difference from the world as we currently know it. Most houses were never locked because there was a constant stream of neighbours or a million kids popping in and you couldn’t be bothered to keep opening the door several times an hour. With the ... Read More »

Prawn vs shrimp

Vir Sanghvi The first and most important thing you must understand about prawns is this: no matter how many of them you eat and no matter how familiar you are with various kinds of prawn dishes, the truth is that, when it comes to prawns, you know nothing. Let’s take my own example. When I moved to Calcutta in the ... Read More »

Brave memories of Goa’s freedom struggle

Sanjeev V Sardesai On the same date as the Patradevi brutality, another horror was unfurling itself near Tiracol Fort in North West Goa. A group of about 127 Satyagrahis, led by Tulshiram Balkrishna Hirve aka Hirve Guruji, entered Goa from the Shiroda-Reddi border of Maharashtra. The Portuguese soldiers warned them not to hold any satyagraha and tried to snatch the ... Read More »

Find bliss at Andores Resort & Spa

Feel like you are in Ibiza, Cascais in Portugal, and Bali all at once in Calangute at Andores De Goa Danuska Da Gama I NT BUZZ Living quite close to Calangute, it was the nearest hot spot we would visit as children. The beach and a walk down the road were relaxing back then. Now it’s one place I hate ... Read More »

Know your sweeteners

Rohini Diniz This article deals with two natural low calorie sweeteners Stevia and Monk Fruit that are gaining popularity in recent years. Stevia: Stevia sweeteners are natural low-calorie sweeteners derived from the plant Stevia rebaudiana which is native to South America. These sweeteners are highly purified leaf extracts of steviol glycosides such as Stevioside and rebaudioside A which are 200-300 ... Read More »

Cancer – A holistic synopsis

Sujal Torgal Patil The 21st century has been highlighted with many innovations and inventions which have unbelievably changed our way of living. For instance an individual without a cellular phone can be distinguished as a rare specimen of our species today. We may be extremely fortunate to live in an easy era but when our collective health comes into the ... Read More »

Mindful lifestyle

Deepika Rathod Mindful means the quality or state of being conscious or aware of something and in another way it is a mental state which is achieved by focusing one’s awareness on the present moment, happily acknowledging and accepting one’s feelings, emotions and thoughts. We all know that life is not without its obstacles which are needed for our growth. ... Read More »

Romancing the Stone: The jungle crooks

RAMNATH N PAI RAIKAR | NT NETWORK Adventure films form one of the most popular genres in Hollywood, right from the half-a-dozen screen versions of ‘King Solomon’s Mines’ right up to the four movies in the Indiana Jones series. In fact, with ‘Raiders of the Lost Ark’ (1981) – the opening Indiana Jones adventure – reviving the old-fashioned thrill-a-minute adventure ... Read More »

PCCE wins inter-collegiate badminton tournament

NT KURIOCITY Department of physical education and sports of VVM’s Shree Damodar College of Commerce and Economics organised an inter-collegiate badminton tournament. Eleven colleges from different parts of Goa participated in the tournament. PCCE College, Verna emerged winners and were awarded a cash prize of `5000, trophy, medals and certificates. Runners-up Salgoancar College of Law, Miramar were awarded a cash ... Read More »

AITD students create pulse vending machine

NT KURIOCITY Mechanical engineering students of Agnel Institute of Technology and Design, namely, Abhishek Shetye, Jeffrey Mendes, Gaurang Borkar and Prashil Shirodkar along with guides professor Gaurish Walke and professor Adersh Alornekar designed and fabricated a vending machine that can dispense the required amount of pulses. The user of the vending machine has to select the type of grain required ... Read More »