Tuesday , 25 September 2018


New interiors design store opens in Socorro

Mumbai based, interiors design store Vaishnavipratima, opened a Goa outlet recently. Located in Soccorro, Vadem, in a ninety year old Portuguese architecture house, the store specializes in Indianized artifacts, furniture, interior design and Prama and Bhavaa   jewelry line. The studio is named after its founder- Vaishnavipratima, an interior designer and artist who opened her first outlet in Mumbai in June 2016. Please ... Read More »

HDFC Bank ranked India’s most valuable brand in survey

HDFC Bank has been ranked India’s most valuable brand for the fifth consecutive year. This ranking is the result of a survey conducted by Kantar Millward Brown, a group company of WPP, a global communication services behemoth. The survey values the HDFC Bank brand at US $21.7 billion, a 21 per cent increase over the previous year. Please like & ... Read More »

Redefining poor

Can poverty solely be defined by the amount of economic wealth that one possesses? Agnelo Borim’s ‘Minnminnti Vat’ attempts to answer this, reports NT BUZZ SACHI NAIK | NT BUZZ For Agnelo Borim putting forth an idea to his audience is often a difficult task, and thus he uses symbols and connects its traits to the message and idea. In ... Read More »

STAARi 11 and iVOOMi iPro launched in India

Prajyot Mainkar Intex has launched STAARi 11, the company’s latest budget Android smartphone featuring dual front-facing cameras. The phone comes with a 5-inch HD display, runs on the 1.3GHz Quad-core processor and has a resolution of 1280 pixels x 720 pixels. Powered by 1GB RAM and 16GB internal memory, the phone packs Android v7.1 Nougat edition onboard. This dual-SIM capable ... Read More »

Why Goa needs desalination plants

Nandkumar M. Kamat An unprecedented water supply crisis is developing. The environment department needs to immediately begin work to identify 20 hectares plots one each in north and south Goa and call for global tenders to build two ultramodern mega desalination plants. A provision of `1000 crores need to be made in the budget estimates, 2019-20 for two plants costing ... Read More »

Poetry book ‘Novi Dixa’ released

NT BUZZ Novi Dixa, a collection of poems in Roman Konkani script written by Edvin Fernandes was released on September 16 at Shri Santeri Temple Community Hall, Xelvona, Curchorem. The book which consists of 84 poems, was released under the DKA ‘Kombri’ scheme, instituted to encourage the young and upcoming Konkani writers. Speaking at the book release, Fr Vital Miranda ... Read More »

ISL teams shave cost as season gets longer

DHIMAN SARKAR Five years, according to Erica Jong in her novel ‘Fear of Flying’, is a good time to take stock of a marriage. It is, she says, when you decide whether you would live with each other’s lunacy or give up the ghost. Going into the fifth season, the relationship between the Indian Super League (ISL) and the country’s ... Read More »

Football results will start to come, steadily

AUGUSTO RODRIGUES Thirty years ago , or even longer,  football was one of the sports that attracted hundreds of people. With football were other sports like volleyball, table tennis, boxing and even hockey. Football was a sport that saw a surge – new stadium, foreign coaches and foreign players. At that time, few people who got involved in sports got ... Read More »

A tribute to artistes of yesteryears

On September 24, the Tiatr Academy of Goa will pay homage to the tiatrists, born in the month of September and have passed on, at the ‘Somplolea Tiatristancho Ugddas’ NT BUZZ Khadda Minguel Hailing from Durga-Chinchinnim, Khadda Minguel was a famed ‘mestri’. He spread the reach of khell all across the state. and is rightly called ‘Khellancho Raza’. Seby Coutinho ... Read More »

Personal past

Family or community-run museums are important because they preserve a range of micro historical, cultural and political identities KumKum Dasgupta Ajaz Hussain Munshi is a consummate storyteller. In the one-horse town of Kargil, Jammu and Kashmir, he is the go-to guy if you want to know about the border town’s rich history, its unremarkable present, and the fiercely fought war ... Read More »