Wednesday , 17 October 2018


Chaturang Theatre Festival is back

NT Buzz Theatre lovers are in for a treat as Swastik–Panaji is organising its seventh edition of Chaturang Theatre Festival from October 12 to October 14 at DMK, Kala Academy. Critically acclaimed plays in Hindi, English and Marathi and two stand-up comedy acts will be staged this year. This edition is dedicated to the great Goan thespian Tatoba Velingkar. The ... Read More »

Sustainable fashion in the limelight

NT BUZZ The sixth edition of The Green Fashion India, an international conference on sustainable fashion by MKSSS School of Fashion Technology (SOFT), Pune got underway on October 5 at Kala Academy, Panaji. The two day conference which had in its audience fashion design students from different institutes and an array of fashion experts was inaugurated by the chief guest, ... Read More »

Large plate, large appetite

Zubin D’souza A couple of decades ago the entire world was riveted to any news that came out of the Japanese island of Okinawa. This tiny dot that lay in the China Sea had managed to produce the largest number of centenarians. There were literally hundreds of people who lived to be above hundred. Although spending a century alive on ... Read More »

A tribute to the beetle

Janice Savina Rodrigues | NT BUZZ Porvorim is soon getting the tag of a satellite city, with its ever growing urban landscape. With its close proximity to the two commercial centres in North Goa, Panaji and Mapusa, the erstwhile village has gained ground for the rapidly expanding economy of the state. Porvorim sports a myriad commercial establishments and this is reason ... Read More »

Ponda The pilgrimage continues

Sanjeev V Sardesai The first impression of many Goans, as well as visitors to Goa, is that Ponda is filled only with Hindu temples. But one can be incorrect in their assumption. One of the 27 most beautiful mosques, built during the Adilshahi era – The Safa Shahourie Masjid stands majestically right at the mouth of the route into Ponda. ... Read More »

Sights in Sikkim

Saumya Sharma Nestled in the snow-capped Himalayan Mountains, Sikkim is the cleanest state in India and the only state that grows their food organically. This pristine beauty is worth every minute of our time, even though some of us may be chained to our desks most of the days of the year. Here are a few places to visit in ... Read More »

Carb Facts

Research shows that the amount and the type of carbohydrate in food affects blood glucose levels. This is of utmost importance for diabetics. Not all digestible carbohydrates raise the blood sugar to the same extent and can be classified on the basis of their effect on blood sugar Rohini Diniz Studies have shown that eating healthier carbohydrate-rich foods can help ... Read More »

Understanding breast cancer

Deepika Rathod We are now in the month of October and that means we are close to the end of the year. October is not only famous for its heat but also because it is celebrated as Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  Over the years we have learnt that the early signs of breast cancer can be any of these – ... Read More »

The Exorcist: Duel with the devil

RAMNATH N PAI RAIKAR | NT NETWORK Described as “The Scariest Movie of All Time” during its publicity, ‘The Exorcist’ (1973) gained cult status immediately after its release. A disturbing, shocking, exploitative and frightening film adaptation of William Peter Blatty’s 1971 best-selling novel of the same name, it effectively dealt with the satanic demon possession. The novel was inspired by ... Read More »

Writing for children – a responsible task

Maya Kharangate has recently released two books for children ‘Parvatkanya Bachendri Pal’ and ‘Kaani Eka Babulyachi’. NT BUZZ speaks to her about her books SACHI NAIK | NT BUZZ Maya Kharangate is a known face in the world of children’s literature in Konkani. Her books ‘Parvatkanya Bachendri Pal’ and ‘Kaani Eka Babulyachi’ were released in September totalling up the number ... Read More »