Sunday , 24 March 2019


The Shining: It happened one winter

RAMNATH N PAI RAIKAR | NT NETWORK Stanley Kubrick, one of the most influential American filmmakers during late 1980s turned to the horror film genre with ‘The Shining’ (1980) based on the bestseller of the same name by Stephen King. He had earlier handled almost all genres in filmmaking including a film noir (‘The Killing’- 1956), war film (‘Paths of ... Read More »

Patton: A cinematic salute to a rebel

RAMNATH N PAI RAIKAR | NT NETWORK ‘Patton’ (1970), based on the life and times of a general of the United States Army, General George S Patton, an arrogant and egotistical military figure in US history, is perhaps one of the most applauded and popular Hollywood biopics. Producer Frank McCarthy was a retired Brigadier General, who served on the staff ... Read More »

Not just an old bottle

CHRISTINE MACHADO | NT BUZZ Photographer Aslesh Kamat has always had a penchant for collecting. Coins, antique cameras, stamps, Hot Wheels, tape recorders and record players, all find their way to his house. His tryst with bottle collecting however began about seven years ago. “Someone happened to give a book about collecting antique bottles to the manager at my dad’s ... Read More »

When musicians from Goa join hands to support Kerala and Kodagu

Over 40 musicians from Goa and the DARTH-hard rock band from Hyderabad are all set to perform live at a concert on September 9 at Anjuna. The proceeds of the event will be given to relief fund for Kerala and Kodagu flood victims. NT BUZZ finds out more VENITA GOMES| NT BUZZ While many people, organisations, and authorities from across ... Read More »

‘RUrbanising’ Goa

NT BUZZ Day two of the third edition of Z-Axis –the biennial conference organised by the Charles Correa Foundation saw architect Sanjay Prakash speak on the topic ‘Equitable and sustainable Urbanism, Goa in 2030’. The talk was held at the Kala Academy DKA Hall to a packed audience. An architect with a commitment, energy-conscious architecture Prakash was part of a ... Read More »

The Antruz Mahal

Sanjeev V Sardesai Goa’s administrative jurisdiction comprises of two districts – North and South that include twelve talukas which were earlier divided in major areas like Pedne Mahal (Pernem), Bhatagram (Bicholim), Mathagram (Margao), and the central part of Goa comprising Ponda was and is still referred to as Antruz Mahal. Let us now look at Antruz Mahal, a Hindu pilgrimage ... Read More »

Tips for a happy couple vacation

Soma Das   Travelling with your partner may sound like a romantic idea, and can help you create lots of happy memories. But given the unromantic nature of travel — long wait for flights, homesickness, jetlag, bouts of food poisoning — there may also be lots of stress and bickering. Use these five easy ways to navigate your journey with ... Read More »

Cases of breast cancer on a rise in Goa

NT BUZZ At the ongoing two-day 7th edition of the Indian Breast Cancer Survivors Conference at International Centre of Goa, president of GOKARMA Oncology Association, Shekhar Salkar said that breast cancer cases are on a rise in Goa. Out of the 1000-1200 cancer cases reported every year in Goa around 200 are of breast cancer, he said. The inauguration of the ... Read More »

Eating mindfully with Zest

Maria Fernandes | NT To understand the role of food, traditional diet, body type, etc, the Navhind Times Zest organised a workshop, ‘Mindful Eating through Ayurveda’, on Sunday, September 2. Conducted by professor and head of department, Gomantak Ayurved Mahavidyalaya and Research Centre, Shiroda, Neelesh Korde; the 2-hour workshop was open to those above the age of 16 and was ... Read More »

Natural remedies for common ailments

Eating the right foods can help cure certain minor illnesses. Here are five DIY home remedies to try now. Healthy foods are not just good for weight loss. Some common foods found in the pantry can actually work as home remedies that heal common illnesses. For minor health problems, one can turn to these home remedies. Here are five home ... Read More »