Friday , 19 April 2019


Exhale the stress in your life

Deepika Rathod Stress seems like a very small word but according to the American Medical Association it is the leading cause of over 60 per cent of all human diseases and health issues. A little stress is good for the body as it helps stimulate the body’s immune function. When the stress stays in the body and takes a toll ... Read More »

What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?: Deranged!

RAMNATH N PAI RAIKAR | NT NETWORK ‘What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?’ (1962), the psychologically driven black comedy – later dubbed the psycho-biddy subgenre – narrating the tale of two sisters sharing a dilapidated mansion, is remembered for the on-screen clash between the real-life, long-time intensely bitter rivals: Bette Davis and Joan Crawford. In fact, the film gave a ... Read More »

Illustrating his love for Goa

Vishakapatnam born digital artist Praveen Yarramilli who is now based in Goa, has been capturing the essence of the tiny state through his vibrant artworks. In conversation with NT BUZZ CHRISTINE MACHADO I NT BUZZ When Vishakapatnam-born artist Praveen Yarramilli moved to Goa, he began to realise that there was much more to the place than just beaches and the ... Read More »

Platform for young story tellers

A book titled ‘The Purple Jacket and Other Short Stories’ published by Novella Short Stories ( will be released on tomorrow, July 8 at 4 p.m. at International Centre Goa, Dona Paula. NT BUZZ speaks to the curator Inacio Fernandes to know more about the book VENITA GOMES| NT BUZZ With an aim to provide a platform for youngsters to ... Read More »

Chilli Story

Zubin Dsouza In 1498, Vasco da Gama navigated a sea route from Portugal to Goa in India. In 1510, Alfonso d’ Albuquerque landed with a small army and seized Goa as a colony for the Portuguese. What followed, became a symbiotic relationship between the two races and the lines between colonisers and colonised almost got blurred to obscurity. The Portuguese ... Read More »

Fantastico, on land or sea

Danuska Da Gama I NT BUZZ Tierra Y Mar is a hidden gem that is so worth a visit, because the odds are you will keep coming back for some lip-smacking traditional Spanish and South American cuisine. Tierra Y Mar that translates into ‘land and sea’ isn’t boastful. Its food does the talking – the place is quaint, rustic and ... Read More »

Are we a trigger happy generation?

In the past, clicking photographs was not a very common activity owing to the costs involved and the availability of photographic rolls and paper. People would wait for special occasions like weddings, birthdays to capture memories. But today with hi-tech smartphones and cameras, clicking pictures have become a very regular sight. You can find people clicking several pictures on daily ... Read More »

Popularising Goan folk dance and music

NT BUZZ In a bid to promote Goan folk dance and music, the Directorate of Art and Culture, Government of Goa in collaboration with Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), Goa and Shree Nagesh Maharudra Bhajani Mandal, Curca will organise a musical dance performance of Goan folk dance music and songs by Saraswati Kala Mandal, Kelbai, Curti Ponda, on July ... Read More »

Goa celebrates Sangodd

NT BUZZ Feast of saints, Peter and Paul was celebrated with great fervor in Goa with the Sangodd at Candolim and Assolna on June 29, 2018. As per the annual tradition, ‘Sangodd’ was celebrated with the village residents sailing colourfully decorated boats ride in the nearby water bodies. The festival is predominantly celebrated by the fisher folk community. Every year ... Read More »

Culinary world has lost a luminary

Zubin Dsouza I always heard the term collective sympathy but chose to ignore it. I have Asperger’s syndrome and consequently emotions are very alien to me. Don’t get me wrong; I feel sad in times of cataclysmic events or human catastrophe. I feel outrage when people get bullied or exterminated in acts of genocide. It is just that, in most ... Read More »