Monday , 16 July 2018


Use the right cookware

Rohini Diniz Copper: Copper along with its alloys brass and bronze has been used in the manufacture of cooking utensils since ancient times. These utensils are sturdy, resistant to scratching, atmospheric corrosion and are good conductors of heat. The disadvantage of these utensils is that they are easily corroded by fruit juices, acidic foods and salts and form poisonous compounds.  ... Read More »

Ring in the New Year amidst tranquillity

NT BUZZ While the world is throwing the routine parties, dances and balls for the New Year, do you ever wish to escape the cacophony of revellers and dive into a hole and resurface only after the celebrations have died down? Many people have forgotten that their bodies have limitations and stressful living often results in problems like depression, obesity, ... Read More »

Anastasia: From Russia with love

RAMNATH N PAI RAIKAR | NT NETWORK Big budget, widescreen movies had been the hallmark of Hollywood during the 1950s, which were aimed towards countering the threat to the films coming from the television. The historical drama ‘Anastasia’ (1956), which was released in the mid-1950s mixed facts with fiction, and was based on a play of the same name by ... Read More »

Uplifting the expressions of desire

A clinical psychologist and Homi Bhabha Fellow based in Goa, author, Amrita Narayanan took up the offer of compiling an anthology of erotic writings of India. It was an opportunity to bring together various expressions of literature on sexuality and interpreting erotica through various concepts and giving modern readers an insight of erotica written by Indians over 3000 years. Her ... Read More »

Giving wings to Goan filmmaking dreams

The studio Big Banner Entertainment and Media LLP in Vasco is set to be officially launched today. NT BUZZ speaks to the creative head of the studio Jojo D’Souza to know more about his process of filmmaking, the studio and his next Hindi feature film ‘Ishq Tera’ Janice savina Rodrigues|NT BUZZ ‘If you have a dream, we have the team’ ... Read More »

Ramchandra Guha brings in the historical perspective at GALF

NT BUZZ “History teaches us that there are no permanent winners or losers,” said noted historian, Ramchandra Guha while speaking on ‘History beyond chauvinism’ and why the historian must move beyond four kinds of chauvinism they are prone to – chauvinism of source material, disciplinary affiliation, political ideology and national affiliations. Guha delivered a keynote address at the inauguration of ... Read More »

Music that connects with people and their struggles

Kefaya is based out of London and its music has been described in a multitude of ways- ‘internationalist music’, ‘guerrilla jazz’, ‘contemporary world- fusion’ and ‘global protest music’. The band, however, truly escapes definition. An eclectic group of immigrants, travellers and international artistes, Kefaya seeks to find the common ground between folk traditions of the world and cutting-edge sound rooted ... Read More »

Soul food: Searching for the soul within

Zubin Dsouza There are bad things that happen in this world; terrible things even. Sometimes the bad things that happen to us leave us with nightmares and lessons for future generations to learn from. But often when looking in retrospect, you realise that the bad things that happened to you in life only altered the path to lead you on ... Read More »

Something’s fishy at Nanu Beach Resort

SACHI NAIK | NT BUZZ A cold evening on the lawns with some hot and tempting seafood made for a beautiful dining experience at Nanu Beach Resort, Betalbatim’s Sea Food Festival available for dinner till December 14. Chef’s Rama and Sudhir Singh first brought the seafood salad’, which was an ideal way to start my culinary fare at the Seafood ... Read More »


Sanjeev V Sardesai The preceding article of “Unexplored Goa” led us into the historic Goan village of Loutolim, in South Goa. As informed earlier, this is the ancestral village of Goa’s famous son and India’s most famous caricature artiste (late) Mario Miranda. Mario Miranda was credited internationally with the ability to curve the lips of individuals down in the dumps, ... Read More »