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Miguel Braganza Earth Day was muted this year as being the eve of the general elections to the Lok Sabha. For the past four years, the Botanical Society of Goa celebrated Earth Day as part of the ‘Konkan Fruit Fest’, but has shifted the event to May this year. The Goa State Biodiversity Board (GSBB) will celebrate International Day of …

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Canvas and colours

NT BUZZ Karnataka-based Vasantha Arts Group hosted their maiden art exhibition ‘Vibrations of Colours’ at Kala Academy. The exhibition was inaugurated at the hands of veteran artist and Padma Bhushan, Laxman Pai. The exhibition features artworks by Raju Velayudhan, Malyadri K, Sujata Arun Pawar, Pavithra Bharghava C and G D Chandrababu. Chief guests at the event were art collector Shaistah Thapar and …

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Serendipity Arts Festival announces 2019 curators

NT BUZZ The curatorial panel for the fourth edition of the Serendipity Arts Festival, an eight-day multidisciplinary arts event held in Panaji, has been announced and includes leading names from various arts disciplines. The annual arts festival will include disciplines like music, dance, theatre, culinary arts, visual arts, craft and photography. Each discipline will be curated by two curators. For …

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Citizens Town Hall for first time voters

Facebook together with Josh Talks today organised the Citizens Town Hall for first time voters in the state. The initiative is to educate first-time voters on the need to actively participate in the upcoming general elections in Goa on April 23.

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Amazon to focus more on Indian market

In a rare retreat for Amazon.com, the e-commerce giant plans to shut down its Chinese marketplace business in July 2019 as it shifts its focus to offering mainland consumers overseas products rather than goods from local sellers.

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A view from Hong Kong

By Tensing Rodrigues* Today let us go macro. That is, take a broader view of the investment prospects across the economy. How about a view of India from Hong Kong? Let me share with you the salient points in a report on India by Hong Kong based Dezan Shira & Associates. It comes in the midst of a possible shift …

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Sony India slapped with compensation and asked to replace TV LED panel

By Adv. Jatin Ramaiya Shailesh Rivankar, Ponda approached the Consumer Dispsutes Redressal Forum, South Goa, complaining against Sony India, its Ponda based dealer, Nishant Enterprises and the Sony, Authorized Service Center. Rivankar had purchased a Sony Led TV, Bravia, for Rs 22,900. However the LCD panel of the TV got damaged and as per instructions of the dealer he approached …

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Goa’s first 3-D printing hub at CIBA

A state of the art, 3-D printing facility opened at CIBA, Verna, recently. The facility is in collaboration with Infinyt3D. It has 16 printers under one roof representing brands like 3D Systems, Divbyz Technologies, Stratasys, Flashforge, Creality, WOL-3D. More 3-D brands are in the pipeline, said CIBA officials. “We plan to be Goa’s largest 3D printing arena,” added officials. Meant …

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TEDx Unplugged on April 25

TEDx Unplugged is coming up on April 25 at 91 Springboard, for those who have an interesting idea to share and wish to get a chance to step on the main stage of TEDx Panaji 2019 on April 28.

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Engrossing talk on zero carbon city of Masdar

With Panaji slated to become smart city in future, the Institute of Indian Interior Designers (IID), Goa chapter, hosted a presentation and interactive session on, The Sustainable City of Masdar- Concept to reality. The session was at Clube Gaspar Dias, Miramar.

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