Thursday , 15 November 2018


Three-day Science Film Festival of India (SCI- FFI) concludes

NT BUZZ “The third edition of Science Film Festival of India (SCI-FFI) is an innovative approach of using films to take science to people,” said national organising secretary, Vijnana Bharati, Jayant Sahasrabuddhe while speaking at the valedictory function and prize distribution ceremony of the film festival. This year the festival had the participation of over 12,000 students from across 101 ... Read More »

Saraswat Food and Cultural Festival 2018 at Margao

The annual Saraswat Food and Cultural Festival 2018 will be held at BPS Club, Margao this year from January 26 to January 28. NT BUZZ gets you the details of this festival NT BUZZ Mathagramasth Saraswat Samaj is all geared up to organise Goa Saraswat Samaj’s Annual Saraswat Food and Cultural Festival 2018 from January 26 to January 28 at ... Read More »

Fashion for a cause

21-year-old Anusha Shaikh’s Runway Inspiration is gearing up for a charity fashion show that will have upcoming and celebrity models walk the ramp with differently abled girls of Chetna Charitable Trust Curchorem. NT BUZZ catches up with Anusha who will showcase about 50 creations at the show SHERAS FERNANDES | NT BUZZ Fashion shows aren’t uncommon in Goa anymore, whether ... Read More »

Dining crockery gone crazy

Zubin Dsouza A couple of years ago, as a publicity stunt to market his latest product, a manager called Ravi Dalchand of a famous vacuum cleaner company used the aptly named Bissell Symphony to clean the floor in a Toronto subway. He then proceeded to prove that all germs and bacteria were killed by pouring his pasta meal onto the ... Read More »

Looking at Vietnam through a new lens

Vir Sanghvi When you tell people you are going to Vietnam, they look vaguely confused. Those who are a little more familiar with the region ask where in Vietnam you are going. If you say Ho Chi Minh City (the new name of Saigon) they look disapproving and suggest various resort towns. If you do want to go to a ... Read More »

Raia to Rachol – Rachol Seminary, a theological vault

Sanjeev V Sardesai In the previous article of “Unexplored Goa”, we have seen the historic village of Rachol and the heritage packed Our Lady of Snows Church, in the village. It would be unimaginable to a present day visitor that this entire village was of a high administrative significance, during the Portuguese era. Easily accessible by broad roads from Margao ... Read More »

Healing foods

Rohini Diniz This is the last article in this series on healing foods. Coconut oil: Coconut oil was once touted as being bad for the heart. These days it is recognised for its health benefits. There are two types of coconut oil that are available – Virgin Coconut Oil (VCO) and coconut oil that is extracted from dried coconut kernel ... Read More »

Ghee: Food of Gods

Sujal Torgal Patil Ghee has an unprecedented importance in the shelves of our kitchens, in our age-old traditional recipes and in the golden familial memories of the Indian populace. This amazing food of the Gods is tasty and healthy and therefore has left the western medical fraternity in complete awe. Known in Sanskrit as ‘ghrita’, ghee could be described as ... Read More »

A city for birds within a megacity!

Ajai Saxena Like any other Indian city, the growth of Mumbai is unstoppable. So arriving there after a gap of over a year from more or less rural Goa, the city had an overwhelming impact. I did not travel much beyond the airport, as my destination was the Mumbai Cricket Association Club on the shores of Mithi River; the same ... Read More »

Sesame seed, a super food

Deepika Rathod From Sankranti to Ratha Saptami, the tradition is to eat ladoos made of sesame and jaggery. This also has a scientific basis behind it. Eating sesame seeds and jaggery during the winter keeps one healthy. Jaggery and sesame are considered hot in nature and thus should be incorporated in the diet to provide heat during winter. This article ... Read More »