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Dead Again

FILM REVIEW SACHIN CHATTE Film: Zombieland: Double Tap Cast: Woody Harrelson, Jessie Eisenberg, Emma Stone Directed by: Ruben Fleischer Duration: 1 hr 39 mins Rating: * * * A sequel to the 2009 sleeper hit Zombieland, which was a zombie flick all right but much like Shaun of the Dead, it was more of a comedy than anything else. This …

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Devotion to Our Lady of Perpetual Succour in Tivim

Fr Mariano Silveira In May, 1951 a newly ordained priest Fr Jose Innocencio Correia was almost at death’s door in Nair Hospital, Mumbai. The doctors had given up all hope. At about 2 a.m. in the morning Fr Correia with supreme and spontaneous confidence said: “Mother of Perpetual Succour, save me from this horrible death; if you spare me I …

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An ode to Mother Teresa

CHRISTINE MACHADO | NT BUZZ In December 1987, musician Remo Fernandes found he had an extra day in Calcutta due to a flight cancellation, and decided to visit Mother Teresa’s homes. And was fortunate to be able to meet the now saint herself, in what was an experience, he says, he can’t quite describe. It was then that he told …

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The rising star of Goan Cinema

Curchorem-based Melwin D’cunha’s childhood dream of becoming an actor has finally come  true. Making his debut with Konkani film ‘Pedru  Poder’, scheduled to release at end of this year,  the model-turned actor is pretty excited. NT BUZZ  catches up with him to know more RAMANDEEP KAUR| NT BUZZ Several dream of seeing themselves on big screen someday. The entertainment industry …

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A festival to celebrate differences

Ekvottachem Fest and Inclusiveness will take place on October 20, 4 p.m. at the Garcia de Orta Municipal garden, Panaji. The festival is held in order to showcase the talents of the differently-abled, understand their crises and encourage society to look beyond disability NT BUZZ In commemoration of the 16th anniversary of the Disability Rights Association of Goa (DRAG), Ekvottachem …

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Goa’s entertainment industry gives thanks

NT BUZZ The members of Goa’s entertainment industry offered a special thanksgiving mass in view of the upcoming season at Grace Church, Margao. The objective of the mass was to give thanks to the Lord and to invoke his blessings on all individuals who constitute the Goa entertainment industry, from musicians and tiatrists to light and sound technicians.

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A call to improve mental health

NT BUZZ In commemoration of World Mental Health Day and International Day of the Girl Child, the Village Child Committee and Senior Citizens of Moira organised a programme at the Village Panchayat hall. Green is the colour of mental health representing hope, strength, support and encouragement. The public was therefore encouraged to wear a green ribbon on their wrist in solidarity with those suffering with …

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Promoting the Reading Habit

NT BUZZ The third Bal Sahitya Parishad in association with Konkani Bhasha Mandal was held at Ravindra Bhavan, Margao. The conference was inaugurated at the hands of director of education, IAS, Vandana Rao. The key note address was presented by Lucknow-based poet, Naresh Saxena. Also present were chairman of Ravindra Bhavan, Margao, Prashant Naik; vice chairman of Ravindra Bhavan, Margao, Saiesh Panandikar; …

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A devotion to Mother Mary

Mother Mary is loved by all and is considered a mother to everyone, irrespective of one’s religion. NT BUZZ highlights the significance of the month of the rosary and the tradition of ‘Saibinn’ in Goa ANNOUSHKA FERNANDES | NT BUZZ Catholics believe that the rosary brings peace and holiness in one’s life. And in fact, the month of October is …

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Soul symphony

In a bid to encourage and inspire young musicians, Gomantak Maratha Samaj Goa in association with the Art and Culture Department of Goa is organising the second edition of the musical concert ‘Sangeet Samelan’ on October 19 and 20, 4 p.m. onwards at the Gomantak Maratha Samaj Hall, Panaji. The programme will be inaugurated by Chief Minister, Pramod Sawant along …

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