Wednesday , 21 November 2018


Rocking Goan hinterland

Sanjeev V Sardesai The monsoons are the most ideal time to visit Goa. It is time when the land exhibits is royal green avatar. Truly it is a land of thousand greens viewed in the shrubs, plants and trees that dot the landscape thus making the state a painter’s delight. Goa receives 130 to 140 inches of annual rainfall from ... Read More »

Adopt a healthy life style

Rohini Diniz Dear readers, this is the 300th article of the column and I thank all of you for your appreciation and positive feedback. Over the last few decades lifestyle changes such as increased consumption of polished cereals instead of whole grain, preference for convenience foods, street foods and fast foods, inadequate water intake, decreased physical activity, increased stress and ... Read More »

There’s finally a way to avoid nightmares and bad dreams

Many people suffer from nightmare disorder, also known as ‘dream anxiety disorder’, where sleep is hampered by frequent nightmares. However, its effective treatment has always been non-characterised and situational. According to a paper from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM), a variety of treatment options may be effective for nightmare disorder in adults. The paper reported that image rehearsal ... Read More »

The Maltese Falcon: A detective story

RAMNATH N PAI RAIKAR | NT NETWORK Based on the 1930 detective novel of the same name by Dashiell Hammett, ‘The Maltese Falcon’ (1941) was a film noir written and directed by John Huston, which also became the debut vehicle of this legendary filmmaker. The original novel contained considerable amount of homosexual subtext concerning the characters of Wilmer Cook and ... Read More »

Giving Goan Women and Cuisine a Platform

With the phenomenal success of its maiden culinary competition, Goan Woman Chef of the Year, The Navhind Times in partnership with Taj Exotica Resort and Spa, Goa is all set to launch its second edition, on July 8. Exclusively for Goan ladies, the competition will be held at the five star property in Benaulim. In a chat with NT Network, ... Read More »

Celebrating the spirit of Islam in Eid-ul-Fitr

SACHI NAIK| NT BUZZ Ramadan (Ramzan) is the religious month for the Islamic community. It is observed as the month of fasting, hence throughout the month of Ramadan, it is obligatory for every adult Muslim to fast and keep ‘roja’. The commencement and end of this month revolves around the sighting of the crescent moon. As the month ends, there ... Read More »

‘Mee Natakwala’ traces the stage journey of Prasad Sawkar

BUZZ | NT NETWORK ‘Mee Natakwala’ (I am a Man of the Stage), a coffee table book based on the memoirs of the noted Goan stage singer/ actor, Prasad Sawkar was released by minister for Art and Culture, Govind Gaude, at a special function held in the Black Box, at Kala Academy on Friday. The book brought out by the ... Read More »

Memories of the road stroked onto canvas

RAMANDEEP KAUR | NT BUZZ When we go on any vacation, we love talking about it – the stories could be in writings, verbal or through visuals. Arthur and Cecilia Viegas along with their children Melinda and Aaron set out on a road trip from Goa to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia last year. Now, the mother-daughter duo are all set to ... Read More »

Events for the coming year chalked out at Kala Academy

Minister of Art and Culture, Govind Gaude on Friday announced major events and competitions that have been chalked out to be held in Kala Academy from June 2018 to March 2019. While the programme schedule has been finalised and there will be no change in dates, the competition schedule could have a few changes. Throughout the year a number of ... Read More »