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CHRISTINE MACHADO | NT BUZZ In a bid to keep the coronavirus at bay, a nation-wide Janata curfew was imposed on March 22. Since then, and in many cases before that, schools have closed, offices have shut down, restaurants pulled down their shutters, grocery stores and other essentials also closed as everybody has been confined to the indoors. And while …

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When life hits pause

With the March 22 Janta Curfew now extended for another three days, in an effort to keep COVID-19 at bay, Goans, confined to the indoors, are discovering the joys of slowing down and bonding with family. NT BUZZ reports Danuska Da Gama | NT BUZZ Who doesn’t love lazy Sundays? However, March 22 will be remembered as a lazy Sunday …

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Notes of inspiration

NT BUZZ With an aim to acknowledge the accomplishments of diverse women, Udant organised a series of sessions on the occasion of International Women’s Day. Guest of honour at the morning session was World Beauty Queen 2019 second runner up from Saligao, Nakita Tania Fernandes. In her address, she encouraged women to achieve their goals by disregarding the hurdles in their …

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Crowning glory

NT BUZZ Aboli Women’s Week was recently organised by Junior Chamber International (JCI) Vasco. On the occasion, a contest titled Mrs Vasco Contest for married women at St Andrew’s Church hall. The event witnessed around 30 participants from Vasco and surrounding area, as well as the family and friends of the participants. As part of the contest, participants had to …

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Brain injuries: There is a road to cure, but it is a long, patient one

Brain injuries can happen to anyone, especially in Goa where the rate of road accidents are very high and only a gradual recovery process can help the patient recover over a period of time. NT BUZZ looks at the scenario during Brian Injury Awareness month. NT BUZZ According to consultant neurosurgeon, Healthway Hospital, Abhijit Parab, a brain injury can be …

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Fit, female and fierce

NT BUZZ Panaji-based youth organization Yuva recently conducted a free health check-up camp for women on the occasion of International Women’s Day at Vidhyadhiraj Hall, opposite Maruti Temple of Shree Mahalaxmi Temple, Panaji. On the occasion, over 100 people were treated by a team of doctors including Amol Tilve, Rosann Monteiro, Saeesh Mavalankar, and Pradnya Kuttikar and headed by physician …

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For better or for verse

For the modern day Bard the keypad is mightier. With World Poetry Day celebrated yesterday, NT BUZZ discovers the internet’s influence on poetry ANNA FERNANDES | NT BUZZ Centuries ago the poets of yore put stick to sand and quill to parchment to document feelings of happiness and heartbreak. And while these themes have endured, the channels of poetry have …

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Mask matters

The deadly coronavirus outbreak has led to everyone – from celebrities to common man – donning masks in public places and taking additional precautions. But does a mask really help? NT BUZZ speaks with some experts for more details NT BUZZ With the threat of coronavirus all around, people have taken to wearing masks in public places for their safety. …

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Fun with fans

NT BUZZ Three players from FC Goa visited INOX Multiplex at Entertainment Society of Goa (ESG), Panaji to interact with budding footballers from two Goan schools, namely, Don Bosco School, Panaji and Our Lady of the Rosary Higher Secondary School, Dona Paula. Midfielder Ahmed Jahouh, goalkeeper Mohammad Nawaz and winger Seiminlen Doungel visited INOX and interacted with more than 150 …

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Rooted in tradition

NT BUZZ With the aim of reviving age-old traditions of Goa, Folk Living along with The Earthen Nest launched its first premium experience on Women’s Day. The event witnessed 16 women between the age group of 10 and 55 in attendance. Decked in turbans, the participants were given an opportunity to celebrate Shigmo in the deep jungles of the Cotigao …

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