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The ukulele gets its own festival

CHRISTINE MACHADO | NT BUZZ The Mahalo Ukulele Festival Goa owes its coming into being to Hawaii and to a…

Brides of Summer

MEHER CASTELINO It is time for the gorgeous summer bride to take the ‘saat pheras’ and nothing looks more stunning…

Of rituals and strong belief

Sheni Uzo is a unique ritual that is followed in Molcornem, Quepem on the first full-moon night after Shigmo begins.…

Food Wars

Zubin D’souza   In the 15th century civil war erupted in medieval England! It was known as ‘The War of…

A farewell to the ‘baked dish’

Vir Sanghvi People of my generation remember the ‘baked dish’ with horror. It was a concoction reserved for upper middle…

Shivaji and the bastion fort at Betul

Sanjeev V Sardesai Till December 19, 1961, Goa was always ruled by royalties and dynasties. Though many attempts were made…

Steer clear of scamsters

Rachel Lopez   In Cambodia: Prostitutes, or women pretending to proposition men, will lurk outside touristy bars, waiting for the…

Stay hydrated this summer with water

Rohini Diniz   Although not a nutrient in the strict sense of the term, water is an often neglected component…

Obesity: A lifestyle menace

Sujal Torgal Patil   If you’re in a battle with your weight, then the chances are you’re desperate for results…

Building India

Sadhguru   A nation is not its land and buildings – it is its people. If we as a nation…