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National seminar on Mauzo to be held

Government Higher Secondary School Konkani section in association with Directorate of Education and Ravindra Bavan, Margao is organising a national seminar ‘Akshar Damodar’ on writer Damodar Mauzo’s contribution to literature on August 2 and 3, from 9:30 a.m. onwards at Ravindra Bhavan, Margao. The seminar will be inaugurated at the hands of eminent writer Ashok Vajpyee. The occasion will be …

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Goan artist showcases a project in Russia

Goan artist Subodh Kerkar is in Russia till July 28 as part of the festival ‘Man of the World’. The travelling experimental art festival will go from Saint Petersburg to Suzdal via Moscow. The theme for this year is ‘After and Before’. It’s a movement in time and space – returning from the future to the past, from modern life …

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Pooja Dhingra launches a book on eggless dishes

Pastry chef, Pooja Dhingra who opened India’s first macaron store and is the founder of bakery chain Le15 Patisserie (that specialises in macarons and a host of French desserts) was recently in Goa to launch her book titled ‘Can’t believe it’s Eggless’. This is Dhingra’s third book after ‘The Big Book of Treats’ and ‘The Wholesome Kitchen’. The book is …

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Reel entertainment

The Centre for Portuguese Language and Culture (CPLC) of Parvatibai Chowgule College of Arts and Science, Margao will screen the 2016 Portuguese feature film ‘A Mãe é que Sabe’ on July 27, 5 p.m. at Chowgule Audio Visual Room, D Block 101, Margao. The film will have English subtitles. The film tells the tale of Ana Luísa whose family meets …

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Florentine: The place for chicken cafreal

Danuska Da Gama I NT BUZZ Saligao is a village celebrated for its picturesque church, numerous eminent personalities and more. The restaurant is frequented by those who want to try out the chicken cafreal at Florentine and regulars who keep coming back for more. In 1985, Antonio D’Costa returned from Bahrain after working as a chef. His wife used to …

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From briefcase to books again

Going back to college after a stint of working can be exhilarating, but also difficult. NT BUZZ speaks to a few youngsters to understand what made them make the move CHRISTINE MACHADO | NT BUZZ School. College. Any other further studies. Work. This is generally the order of things. But a lot of youngsters choose to pursue a career after …

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Look what’s cooking!

The third edition of the culinary competition ‘Goan Woman Chef of the Year’ organised by The Navhind Times in partnership with IHCL Goa- Taj Exotica Resort and Spa, promises to be more exciting and challenging this year. NT BUZZ speaks with area director, IHCL Goa and general manager, Taj Exotica Resort and Spa, Vincent Ramos to get the details Maria …

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Global tadka desi food

Chef Abdul Yaseen says that the love for food is the best kind of love, and this is what makes cooks become chefs, and chefs become mentors. He talks to NT BUZZ ahead of his curated dining experience Danuska Da Gama | NT BUZZ Beleza by the beach will be hosting a master class today and tomorrow, with celebrated and …

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Coastal delights atop the plateau

Danuska Da Gama | NT BUZZ After quite some prodding and delays I finally decided to visit this picturesque property atop the Kadama plateau. DoubleTree by Hilton has an unobstructed view of the river and is close to the capital city, though away from the buzz. And when I had to choose between trying out the Sunday Brunch or the …

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On a royal heritage walk

Sanjeev V Sardesai Among the best villages in Goa for accessibility and heritage importance are undoubtedly the villages of Pilar and Goa Velha. Pilar is a very historic village situated along the NH66 bordering Goa Velha Village, about 10 kilometres from Panaji, and about a kilometer before the Zuari Bridge. This village, and the nearby Goa Velha, was identified as …

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