Sunday , 24 March 2019


A man of many arts

It’s difficult for Thai literature to have that aura that attracts the international literary industry, believes Thai author, filmmaker, and artist Prabda Yoon who will be speaking at a session ‘Finding a Voice’ on December 8 at the Goa Arts and Literature Festival 2018 CHRISTINE MACHADO | NT BUZZ   Your recent book ‘Moving Parts’ has a common theme of ... Read More »

Highlighting the nuances of the draped garment

Rta Kapur Chishti is a known name in India when it comes to saris. Backed with twenty years of research on this garment unique to India, she has published ‘Saris – Tradition and Beyond’. The founder of The Sari School will be showcasing India’s best in saris and other apparel through her label Taanbaan. NT BUZZ speaks to her Danuska ... Read More »

Solace in art

NT BUZZ An art exhibition by physician Sunil Kakodkar and chartered accountant Leandra Rodrigues was inaugurated by fadista Sonia Shirsat at Ravindra Bhavan Margao. Although the artists belong to different professional backgrounds, they have found solace and peace in painting. Kakodkar paints with water colours while Rodrigues is into abstract art with acrylics. Shirsat mentioned that having a creative pass ... Read More »

South Goa gets a new address: ITC Grand Goa Resort & Spa

NT BUZZ ITC Hotels has announced the opening of its 13th luxury hotel in India, ITC Grand Goa, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, formerly known as the Park Hyatt Goa Resort & Spa in Cansaulim, South Goa. The architecture of beach-side, village-styled resort draws inspiration from the Indo-Portuguese vintage and blends classical elegance. The property has six signature dining ... Read More »

Master antioxidant: Glutathione

Deepika Rathod People are using a product called glutathione which comes in the form of cream, soap, infusion and capsules. It helps improve one’s skin and energy levels and so is it the new fad. Let’s check it out closely. Glutathione (GSH) which is called the master antioxidant or mother of all antioxidants is basically made of amino acids, glutamic acid, ... Read More »

Healthy Seeds

Rohini Diniz Seeds are small parts of plants that contain the starting materials necessary to develop into complex plants, many of which are edible by humans. Seeds such as flaxseeds, sesame seeds, niger seeds, chia seeds, sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, musk melon seeds etc, are not botanically true nuts but have a nutritional composition similar to that of tree nuts. ... Read More »

A visit to Chapora Fort

Sanjeev V Sardesai The River Chapora gets its identity from the village, at the mouth of this river. Vagator-Chapora lies about 10 kilometres from Mapusa, and about 24 kilometres from Panaji. This area shot to prominence in the mid 1960’s, with the advent of young, care-free Europeans whose hippie lifestyle brought several inquisitive Indians to the area. The carefree, yet ... Read More »

Gotra Diet

Zubin Dsouza India is gearing up for the elections and the world’s largest democracy will soon queue up outside polling booths to cast their franchise and elect a prime minister to lead us over the next five years. Debates are heating up and barbs and insults are being traded like hot commodities on the stock exchange. Obviously no one has ... Read More »

The perfect risotto

Vir Sanghvi Somehow the food you cook at home never tastes anything like the food you eat in restaurants. Even when you buy a famous chef’s cookbook and make his or her signature dishes, they taste very different at home. Chefs have an answer. First of all, they say, the ingredients we use at home are never as good as ... Read More »

Jazz India Circuit Festival brings music lovers to Goa

Grammy-nominated quartet Hiatus Kaiyote will be performing in India for the first time at the Jazz India Circuit International Festival that will be held today at the International Centre Goa. The annual event has become a favourite among jazz aficionados. NT BUZZ gets you the details NT BUZZ Jazz as a genre of music is contemporary, evolutionary and experimental. This ... Read More »