Saturday , 17 November 2018


Goan flavours on social media

In the mood to try out a new Goan dish but don’t know how? Plenty of groups devoted to Goan cuisine have sprung up on social media that will give you the much needed inspiration. NT BUZZ highlights a few popular ones CHRISTINE MACHADO | NT BUZZ Think Goan food and the first dishes that come to mind (accompanied by ... Read More »

Why you need to grow your own food

Miguel Braganza In an era where lifestyle diseases cut short our lifespan, it is important that we relook at the maxim, ‘Our food should be our medicine, and medicine should not become our food’. The cancers and migraines, caused by the spin-off technology and chemicals have now migrated to the Third World. From DDT and BHC to organo-phosphorus insecticides, we ... Read More »

Sharad Purnima – celebrating the end of monsoons

By Ramesh Savaikar | NT Sharad Purnima, also known as Kojagiri purnima or Kaumudi Purnima is a Hindu festival which falls on Tuesday October 23, 2018, celebrated across the state with various religious rituals, music performances and cultural events. Celebrated on a full moon day of Hindu lunar month of Ashwin, it marks the end of the monsoon season. In ... Read More »

‘Dabhal te Delhi’ – A biography of Vinay Tendulkar

NT BUZZ Writer and senior journalist, Sanjiv Verenkar released his book ‘Dabhal te Delhi’ at Institute Menezes Braganza, Panaji. The book is based on the life member of the Rajya Sabha, Vinay Tendulkar. Chief guest for the book release was Konkani writer and translator, Suresh Amonkar while social activist Nirmala Sawant presided over the event. Speaking on the occasion Verenkar ... Read More »

The earthy attitude towards doing business

Goa is blessed with a scenic view but gone are the days when the state was pristine. Heaps of garbage are a common sight today with the state battling river pollution and other environment issues. A plastic ban is in force since October 2018 and tapping the market for a greener alternative to polythene carry bags is Parra based Earthytude, ... Read More »

Divo Café & Bar opens in Calangute

A new hotspot for fusion food and cocktails, Divo Café & Bar, opened in  Calangute, last week. The outlet is being pitched as unmatched value proposition in the hospitality industry by its founders, Trivesh Ajgaonkar and Shikar Kumar. The launch was power-packed affair with local industrialists, politicians, tourism industry stakeholders present at the occasion. Please like & share: Read More »

Nitol Goa initiative by local Oriyas

Volunteers from the All Goa Odisha Association recently took up cleaning of the approach road and premises of the Jagannath Temple at Bandora, Ponda. Volunteers gathered waste and cleaned the area of rubbish. Plastic waste and green waste were separated and properly disposed. The initiative was in support of the special cleanliness drive call given by the government. Please like ... Read More »

Workshop on Japanese philosophy of Kaizen

A workshop on 5S and Kaizen was held at the GSIA conference hall, Panjim. It was a one day event with interactive sessions on definition of Kaizen, PDCA – continual improvement cycle, different type of Kaizen, 5S – primary and effective Kaizen tool, waste elimination – a great leap, few case studies and discussions were held. The session was made interesting by the ... Read More »

Goa adapts to the electric E2o switch

Goans are warming up to idea of electric vehicles going by the recent increase in sales of the Mahindra e2o, discovers Shoma Patnaik Please like & share: Read More »

Daredevil KTM stunt riders

European racing bike brand, KTM, recently displayed breath-taking stunts for motorcycle fans.  The show was to display the mind-blowing stunt and tricks capable from the racing bike. Held in Youth Hostel, Basketball Court, Miramar, it had a professional team demonstrating breath-taking stunts on the Duke bikes.  Please like & share: Read More »