Tuesday , 26 March 2019


Plumbers empowered with skill certification  

The Indian Plumbing Skill Council (IPSC) in association with the Indian Plumbing Association (IPA), Builders’ Association of India (BAI)- Goa  and Government Polytechnic, Altinho, Please like & share: Read More »

I cannot take any film lightly: Nushrat

‘Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety’ star Nushrat Bharucha has made her way up through sheer perseverance. She will soon be seen with Rajkummar Rao in ‘Turram Khan’ and with Ayushmann Khurrana in ‘Dream Girl’. NT BUZZ caught up with her Danuska Da Gama I NT BUZZ Pride, for Nushrat Bharucha is her legacy, work, and goodwill. Having just begun taking ... Read More »

Everyday fashion in Panaji

‘Everyday People’, a pop-up shop will be hosted in the living room space of Sacha Mendes’ ancestral house from February 25 to February 27, from 11 a.m. to 5.30 p.m. NT BUZZ ‘Everyday People’ is a show that focuses on designer wear on the daily, pieces that become a part of your everyday life; an all-natural lipstick, a jasmine moisturiser, ... Read More »

Meet India’s authorised hunters

They rein in man-eaters and pull the trigger as a last option. This tough job has earned them admirers and critics Danish Raza | Hindustan Times Rage drove Lakhpat Singh Rawat to his first kill. It was 2001. A leopard, believed to have killed 12 people, mostly children, had created terror in Uttarakhand’s Chamoli district. The sighting of a big ... Read More »

RAFALE negotiation’s fine prints

Karan Thapar The revelation that the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) was involved in parallel negotiations over the Rafale deal has excited furious press and political interest. However, there seems to be a sharp divide over how significant this is. The issue is simple. Is it a serious embarrassment for the government, as the opposition claims, or is it being exaggerated ... Read More »

Dumb and Dumber

FILM REVIEW SACHIN CHATTE Film: Total Dhamaal Cast: Ajay Devgn, Madhuri Dixit, Anil Kapoor, Arshad Warsi, Jaaved Jaffery Directed by: Indra Kumar Duration: 2 hrs 10 mins Rating: * * Supposedly the final instalment of the Dhamaal series, Total Dhamaal makes no bones about the fact that when it comes to setting the benchmark, it wants to be as silly ... Read More »

Passion and Football

AUGUSTO RODRIGUES Passion is a word that dresses any body and is therefore relative. Passion varies from food ; to clothing ; to travelling; to writing ; to sports ; or to anything that brings the best out of a person. And, that is best defined by happiness. Passion is a term widely related to sports. Many people take to ... Read More »

Kuruba, Kurumba, and Kumlbi

TENSING RODRIGUES The three sound very similar; but it could be a deceptive similarity. Or, does it really point to a common ethnic origin? Some early scholars like Thurston, have found strong evidence of a common origin of the first two; but they also find significant differences between them [Thurston, 1909: Castes And Tribes Of Southern India, Vol IV, 155]. ... Read More »

The capture of the Rahimi: How the Portuguese gambled and lost

Luis Dias A friend lent me a fascinating book, ‘Daughters of the Sun: Empresses, Queens and Begums of the Mughal Empire’ by Ira Mukhoty. It lifts the veil on the lives of the women of the zenana of the Mughals, challenging so many clichéd stereotypes and fleshing out remarkably independent, enterprising courageous personalities. At a time when Mughal history is ... Read More »

The protectors of animals

Maneka Sanjay Gandhi India was not always cruel. In spite of the culture of animal sacrifice and ritual hunts by tribals, it was largely a peaceful country where people and animals co-existed. This has changed in the last 50 years. Now animals are either a nuisance, or a commodity, and people don’t think twice about hurting them. What can you ... Read More »