Monday , 25 March 2019


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 »

‘There is a lot of personality involved in homes’

Taleigao based interior designer Devika Martins strives to use ethical practices to give form to people’s dreams. NT BUZZ talks to her about aesthetics, sustainability, and her love for renovation of Goan homes Danuska Da Gama I NT BUZZ Twenty six-year-old Devika Martins has always been fascinated by the unique architecture that the Portuguese left behind in Goa: a blend ... Read More »

Celebrating the birth of Balkrishna

Ramesh Savaikar | NT Lord Shrikrishna Jayanti, also known as Gokulashtami is a Hindu festival celebrated all over India in the month of Shravan according to the Hindu calendar on the ‘Ashtami’ tithi or the eighth day of Krishna Paksha (dark fortnight). This year the Gokulashtami festival falls on Sunday, September 2. Krishna puja is performed with religious rituals including ... Read More »

‘Understand and appreciate nature and its offerings’ – Mridula Sinha

NT BUZZ “People will not be motivated to protect nature and its assets until and unless they realise what services the ecosystem has to offers and in order to know that they have to understand and appreciate nature and its offerings,” said Governor of Goa, Mridula Sinha, while speaking at the inauguration of Goa Environment Festival at Kala Academy. She ... Read More »

Great Bakr Eid celebrations

Zubin Dsouza Growing up in a cosmopolitan shantytown in Bombay like I did meant a world difference from the world as we currently know it. Most houses were never locked because there was a constant stream of neighbours or a million kids popping in and you couldn’t be bothered to keep opening the door several times an hour. With the ... Read More »

Prawn vs shrimp

Vir Sanghvi The first and most important thing you must understand about prawns is this: no matter how many of them you eat and no matter how familiar you are with various kinds of prawn dishes, the truth is that, when it comes to prawns, you know nothing. Let’s take my own example. When I moved to Calcutta in the ... Read More »

Brave memories of Goa’s freedom struggle

Sanjeev V Sardesai On the same date as the Patradevi brutality, another horror was unfurling itself near Tiracol Fort in North West Goa. A group of about 127 Satyagrahis, led by Tulshiram Balkrishna Hirve aka Hirve Guruji, entered Goa from the Shiroda-Reddi border of Maharashtra. The Portuguese soldiers warned them not to hold any satyagraha and tried to snatch the ... Read More »

Find bliss at Andores Resort & Spa

Feel like you are in Ibiza, Cascais in Portugal, and Bali all at once in Calangute at Andores De Goa Danuska Da Gama I NT BUZZ Living quite close to Calangute, it was the nearest hot spot we would visit as children. The beach and a walk down the road were relaxing back then. Now it’s one place I hate ... Read More »

Know your sweeteners

Rohini Diniz This article deals with two natural low calorie sweeteners Stevia and Monk Fruit that are gaining popularity in recent years. Stevia: Stevia sweeteners are natural low-calorie sweeteners derived from the plant Stevia rebaudiana which is native to South America. These sweeteners are highly purified leaf extracts of steviol glycosides such as Stevioside and rebaudioside A which are 200-300 ... Read More »

Cancer – A holistic synopsis

Sujal Torgal Patil The 21st century has been highlighted with many innovations and inventions which have unbelievably changed our way of living. For instance an individual without a cellular phone can be distinguished as a rare specimen of our species today. We may be extremely fortunate to live in an easy era but when our collective health comes into the ... Read More »