Wednesday , 21 November 2018


Apocalypse Now: Doomsday in Vietnam

RAMNATH N PAI RAIKAR | NT NETWORK   “I was going to the worst place in the world, and I didn’t even know it yet. Weeks away and hundreds of miles up a river that snaked through the war like a main circuit cable and plugged straight into Kurtz.” – Captain Willard   Considered to be the finest film on ... Read More »

Hide and seek tales of the helmet

Though the helmet protects ones head from injury people often have numerous reasons for not wearing one. It’s has been commonplace to hear people’s excuses for not wearing them but this has had serious impact as several accidents have been fatal. Last year around 131 riders and 39 pillion riders lost their lives. As the country is observing the 29th ... Read More »

‘An ancient touch to modern designs’ – Praan:t’s summer collection

Pune-based designer and founder of Praan:t, Monika Chordia recently showcased her summer collection in Indian fabric like Kala Cotton and Khadi Matka at an exhibition at Hotel Mandovi, Panaji.  Using ancient weaving, dyeing and designing techniques she developed her latest collection both for men and women. In conversation with NT BUZZ Monika speaks about her work VENITA GOMES | NT ... Read More »

Recounting Guru and Geeta Dutt’s cinematic legacy

NT BUZZ Vasanth Kumar Shivashankar Padukone better known in the Indian cinematic world as Guru Dutt, was a prolific director, producer and actor who gave the world some memorable movies like as Pyaasa, Chaudhvin Ka Chand, Kaagaz Ke Phool and Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam. So remarkable were his works that two of his movies – ‘Pyaasa’ and ‘Kaagaz Ke Phool’ – ... Read More »

Butter Vs Margarine – which one is better?

Zubin D’Souza India probably has the cheapest internet rates in the world. For a fraction of your monthly earnings, you could be connected to the nasty worldwide internet family where you can disappear under tonnes of information. The web is a brilliant place that is tinged with shades of nastiness. It has access to knowledge that can make your life ... Read More »

Experience Old Delhi at a Goan Resort

SACHI NAIK | NT BUZZ The food festival, ‘Zaika Purani Dilli’ at Novotel Goa Dona Sylvia Resort, Cavelossim reflects the street food ambience of Old Delhi. The set up of traditional village beds or ‘khattiya’ and a street cart to prepare beverages for the festival gives the feel of being in North India. From the food to the beverages, the ... Read More »

Fascinating Naval Aviation Museum at Bogmalo

Sanjeev V Sardesai Now that we have traversed and partly perused through the local history of Vasco and Mormugao, let us now take a look at the areas of educational entertainment that we can visit in the South Goa. In Vasco the closest and the best choice is the Naval Aviation Museum in Bogmalo. Aircrafts have always been a fascination ... Read More »

Israel’s stunning beaches

Beaches in Israel are sure to mesmerise you with breathtaking sunsets. What’s more, you can even indulge in water sports, laze around with a beer, or just party hard. There’s something for everyone Asian News International Israel is blessed with a beautiful coastline, clearly visible in the vibrant city of Tel Aviv. Windsurf in crystal clear waters, enjoy some beach ... Read More »

Curd – a nutritious and cooling food

ROHINI DINIZ Fermented milk products such as curd and yoghurt, kefir (a fermented dairy product from the Caucasian mountains) and koumiss (a traditional Central Asian fermented dairy product made from mare’s milk) have been an integral part of diets in many parts of the world since ancient times that have been recognised as health foods. Curd and yoghurt are similar ... Read More »

The Six Taste Saga!

SUJAL Torgal PATIL   We as medical practitioners routinely hear in our day to day practice about how some people have drastically cut down on their sugar or salt intake owing to some health issues or because someone advised them to do so. It is indeed necessary to keep a check on inadvertent eating and therefore in certain instances, this ... Read More »