Thursday , 16 August 2018


The best places to see migratory birds this winter

If you’re planning a nature getaway for this winter break, here is a list (by no means definitive) of bird sanctuaries across India that you should head to. Please like & share: Read More »

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial: Alien pal!

RAMNATH N PAI RAIKAR | NT NETWORK ‘E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial’, an iconic movie directed by Steven Spielberg had its concept based on an imaginary friend Spielberg created after his parents’ divorce in 1960. In 1980, Spielberg met Melissa Mathison and developed a new story from the stalled sci-fi horror film project, ‘Night Skies’, adapting it as ‘E.T…’. Having worked with ... Read More »

Tishani Doshi – Speaking up for all womankind

Indian feminist poet Tishani Doshi is all set for the Goa release of her third poetry collection ‘Girls Are Coming Out of the Woods’. In conversation with NT BUZZ she speaks about her work, feminism and how she juggles the arts Janice Savina Rodrigues | NT BUZZ Tishani Doshi has donned several hats; she is a poet, journalist and dancer ... Read More »

8th edition of the Goa Arts and Literature Festival to begin on December 7

The Eighth Edition of the Goa Arts and Literature Festival (GALF) will get be inaugurated on December 7 at Maquinez Palace. For the following three days, December 8 to December 10, GALF 2017 will be held at The International Centre Goa (ICG), Dona Paula. NT BUZZ Goa Arts and Literature Festival (GALF), 2017 will see the participation of many prominent ... Read More »

A glitzy fashion affair!

VENITA GOMES| NT BUZZ The fifth edition of Como India Beach Fashion Week (CIBFW) recently concluded at Goa Marriott, Miramar, showcasing an impressive line-up of designers such as Vikram Phadnis, Anand Kabra, Pallavi Jaikishen and Rocky S. Over the three days designers showcased some of the latest designs in swimwear, resort wear, cocktail as well as luxury pret collections. NT ... Read More »

Putting India on the food map

Vir Sanghvi Several months ago, Venkatesh Varma, Indian Ambassador to Spain, phoned me. I knew him slightly from his Delhi postings but not well enough to get a call out of the blue. What, I wondered, was this about? It transpired that Venkatesh, showing great imagination and enterprise, had managed to get Gastronomika to make India its featured country this ... Read More »

Treasure troves of heritage

Sanjeev V Sardesai After having seeing the richness of our past heritage treasured in the Goa State Museum and the Indian Customs & Central Excise Museum at Panaji, let us now travel from the new capital of Goa, to the old capital – Old Goa. Old Goa was bestowed the World Heritage Site status by the UNESCO in 1986, recognising ... Read More »

Know your flours

Rohini Diniz Maize flour (makai ka atta): Maize flour is a coarse, yellow coloured flour with a sweetish taste that is prepared from corn kernels. It is the staple food in the state of Punjab and is especially consumed during winters in combination with sarson da saag, a gravy dish prepared using mustard leaves. Maize flour is a nutritious gluten ... Read More »

World Vegan Day: 5 things to be conscious of while following your diet

Indo Asian News Service Veganism as a concept comes from a sense of responsibility towards animals and animal products and towards the need for a healthier lifestyle. In a world where people are looking to turn to healthier foods and lifestyles, veganism could just be the need of the hour. While many have considered turning vegan at some point, the ... Read More »

Creating authentic food memories

Culture and cuisine complement each other. How about uniting the two in homes of home- chefs who with love and interest prepare a great feast of local authentic cuisine? Well, this idea got Priyanka Deshpande, Ameya Deshpande and Aneesh Dhairyawan working towards Authenticook that allows people to partake in the rich cultural heritage of India by enjoying a meal in ... Read More »