Monday , 25 March 2019


Designers Gauri and Nainika showcase their collection

NT BUZZ At the recently concluded Blenders Pride Magical Nights designers Gauri and Nainika presented an eclectic mélange of stylish designs in Goa. The evening was a celebration of the self and the individual through the concept-‘pride’, where showstopper Nushrat Bharucha charmed everyone in a Gauri and Nainika ensemble. Weaving a seamless story around ‘My Style, My Pride’, Blenders Pride ... Read More »

45 turtles crawl into the sea

NT BUZZ The Forest and Wildlife Department recently released 45 Olive Ridley turtles into the sea at Morjim. A hatchery of 40,500 square metres area in Morjim is used to incubate the turtles till they emerge. Of 14 nests that were collected, assistant conservator of Forest and Wildlife Department, Nandakumar Parab states that turtles from three nests have emerged. Recently ... Read More »

Throwing out the good stuff

Zubin D’Souza The tip-off came in from a reliable source. This was a haul that was going to get the Task Force a lot of plaudits and newspaper coverage. The appreciation was long overdue; the investigations had been on for really long and it was time that the law was upheld. Briefings were conducted and secrecy was maintained; no one ... Read More »

Under the bridge, for that lazy feast

Danuska Da Gama I NT BUZZ For many who come to Goa, it is perfect – slow et al. But for those of us who have seen Goa change over the last few years, the madness can get to you. And when you need that tranquil, peaceful surrounding and a burst of unusual flavours, you have to search for nooks ... Read More »

Eat, drink, and be merry!

NT BUZZ ‘The Grape Escapade’, a four day food and lifestyle festival was inaugurated on February 28 at the hands of Minister for Tourism and Sports, Manohar Babu Azgaonkar at DB Bandodkar Grounds, Panaji. Speaking on the occasion, Azgaonkar said: “We are trying to highlight Goan culture through this festival. We want to reach out to the world and showcase ... Read More »

Believe you can

Kimberly Dias Hi Kimberly, I have to give a speech next week and I am extremely nervous about it. I had addressed a crowd before but I got so nervous that I ended up fumbling and forgetting what I had to say. This memory seems to be haunting me again and I can’t seem to get over it,even though it ... Read More »

DBC students attend two day retreat

NT KURIOCITY Catholic students of Don Bosco College, Panaji attended a two day retreat at St Joseph Vaz Retreat Center in Old Goa. The goal of conducting the retreat was to help youth connect spiritually for a better living. Henry and Xavier were mentors for the retreat and conducted talks and activities for the youth to engage in spiritual and ... Read More »

Behind the lens

NT KURIOCITY CollegeScapes 2019, a two-day state level photography workshop was organised by SV Sridora Caculo College of Commerce and Management Studies, Khorlim, Mapusa for the fourth successive year. 57 students from colleges across Goa (including the host college) attended the workshop. The workshop was held in association with Nikon India Private Limited. The chief guest of the inaugural function ... Read More »

Montessori Primary School celebrates 40 years

NT KURIOCITY To celebrate its 40th anniversary, Montessori Primary School, Goa Velha organised Cultural Fiesta in collaboration with the Department of Art and Culture. The chief guest for the function was Minister for Health, Vishwajit Rane who released a souvenir to mark the occasion. Also present was MLA of Canacona Constituency, Isidore Fernandes. In her speech, headmistress Marianinha D’souza said ... Read More »

AKA Hyderabad holds seminar in Panaji

NT KURIOCITY The Aga Khan Academy (AKA) Hyderabad introduced the school at a seminar in Vivanta Panaji recently. It was attended by parents and children from all over Goa. The school is part of the global social development arm of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) and is one of six agencies in India. Established in 2011, the academy is ... Read More »