Friday , 16 November 2018


When east meets west

The legendary sarod maestro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan will come together with the UK-based Orchestra Sinfonia Verdi conducted by the internationally acclaimed David Murphy to create magic at the Kala Academy January 19 at 7 p.m. Please like & share: Read More »

Untold Stories from Goa and India

  SHERAS FERNANDES | NT BUZZ Modern technology and amenities have made our lives easier and quicker. In the years gone by with not many facilities one would have to do work manually making him a master of his work. This was the way of living of our ancestors. Please like & share: Read More »

A new beginning with Makar Sankranti

Maria de Lourdes Bravo da Costa Rodrigues Makara Sankranti is generally celebrated every year on January 14, with a few exceptions on January 15. It is interesting to note that although the Hindu religious festivals are celebrated on the basis of lunar and solar calendar, and therefore the change of date every year, Makara Sankranti has a fixed date. Please ... Read More »

To eat or not to eat: Ethical vegetarianism and morally correct eating

Are we morally correct in eating only plants because they are non-living beings? Would it be justified to eat an animal which was close to the average life expectancy because in doing so, we may save it the rigours of age-related illnesses? Please like & share: Read More »

Pleasant surprises of the Balinese cuisine

Janice Rodrigues | NT BUZZ   The term ‘Alila’ is said to mean ‘surprise’ in Sanskrit according to the chain’s website. The Goa property, the only one in India until the one in Jaipur is set up and running, does not cease to surprise you and all in good ways. The Alila Diwa Goa has a lot more to flaunt, ... Read More »

The good the bad and the vague of 2016

It’s New Year’s Eve and amidst the cacophony of New Year’s parties, NT BUZZ looks back at the year gone by… NT Buzz With the year 2016 coming to an end and everyone gearing up for the New Year, amidst all the 31st December parties and shenanigans, we look back on the year gone by. Some will look at it ... Read More »

When food kills you

Zubin Dsouza There are times when I feel my life could do with a little less drama. Here I am talking about food that kills and I definitely do not want to come across as some doomsday prophet. Don’t eat fish…they contain high levels of mercury and stay away from conventionally grown vegetables because they are drenched in pesticides. I ... Read More »

Journeying from the new capital to the old – The Ribandar Causeway

Sanjeev Sardesai In this episode, let us travel a short distance of approximately 11 kilometres from Panaji, on the old highway along the meandering River Mandovi, and be acquainted with a few lesser known aspects on way to the World Heritage Site in Goa – The Precinct of Old Goa. Goa, in the years gone by, has carved out a ... Read More »

5 resolutions for a healthy New Year

Rohini Diniz India is experiencing a rapid health transition with a sharp rise in the number of people suffering from chronic disorders – obesity, heart disease, diabetes, cancer and other disorders caused as a result of changes in lifestyles. As we are at the threshold of the New Year, let us resolve to change our faulty lifestyle habits so that ... Read More »

Resolve for a positively healthy year

Sujal Torgal Patil With the New Year approaching many of us are re-evaluating our personal life choices. To work tirelessly, earn bountifully, eat heartily and enjoy like there is no tomorrow, has become the ultimate summarisation of a successful life. Many of us have even achieved this feat at an enviable age. But in the pursuit of ideal lives we ... Read More »