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Setting history straight

Cambridge-based historian Priyamvada Gopal’s new book ‘Insurgent Empire: Anticolonial Resistance and British Dissent (2019)’ which was launched at the Goa Arts and Literature Festival 2019 shows how Britain’s colonial subjects were active agents in their own liberation and also shaped British ideas of freedom and emancipation CHRISTINE MACHADO | NT BUZZ Q. Why do you believe that this book was …

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The path to true happiness

Vedanta scholar, Janki Santoke, through her new book ‘How Do You Know What You Know?’ which  was released at Goa Arts  and Literary Festival (GALF), analyses thinking and its effect on the quality  of one’s life Danuska Da Gama | NT BUZZ Through an interesting amalgamation of diverse subjects such as Indian epistemology; Vedanta and mythology; and Western psychology, logic …

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Stories through pictures

NT BUZZ The Goa Arts and Literature Festival (GALF) in collaboration with the Foundation for Indian Art and Education organised a presentation by professor of art, University of Rhode Island, Annu Palakunnathu Matthew titled ‘The Unremembered – Indian Soldiers of World War II’. The session was a photographic presentation of the Indian soldiers who fought alongside British soldiers during the …

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Win Some, Lose Some

FILM REVIEW SACHIN CHATTE Film: Panipat Cast: Arjun Kapoor, Kriti Sanon, Sanjay Dutt Directed by: Ashutosh Gowarikar Duration: 2 hrs 53 mins Rating: * * 1 / 2 Clocking well past three hours including the intermission, you wonder if the actual battle of Panipat lasted as long as the film. Director Ashutosh Gowarikar has this penchant for making long overdrawn …

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Keeping it classic

NT BUZZ Goa Chitra Ethnographic Museum, Benaulim organised a western classical music salon concert featuring alumna of the Royal Academy of Music, London and Steinway young artist, Nadine Crasto along with alumna of Trinity Laban Conservatoire, London soprano, Farah Ghadiali. Crasto began learning the piano at the age of nine. She graduated with a Master of Arts degree in Piano …

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‘Khell’

TIATR REVIEWs JP Pereira ‘Khell’, the new tiatr from Alexin and Lorna de Morjim is a twisted tale of a corrupt and selfish politician, who has no qualms about sacrificing even his beautiful family to get his wants. “Whatever I want, I have to get’,” says Melvin Mendes the minister. Be it someone’s land, possessions or even daughters. His wife …

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In devotion of Our Lady of Immaculate Conception

FR WALTER DE SA The feast of Our Lady of Immaculate Conception is celebrated worldwide on December 8. However, this year, it will be celebrated on December 9 (Monday) because December 8 falls on the second Sunday of Advent, which has precedence over the feast of Immaculate Conception as per the liturgical norms. It is heartening to see that not …

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Keyed in to tiatr

Alison Gomes popular as Alison de Curtorim on the tiatr stage, is a young singer who has been using his songs to thrash corruption and misuse of power by politicians JP PEREIRA As a kid, Alison Gomes always shied away from the microphone. Today however he is at ease on stage and often renders tunes for tiatrs. Indeed, it was …

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Language in motion

Arundhathi Subramaniam’s latest poetry anthology ‘Love Without a Story’ explores the sense of kinship one can sometimes feel with unexpected people. NT BUZZ catches up with the award-winning poet before the book launch at the Goa Arts and Literature Festival (GALF) 2019 ANNA FERNANDES | NT BUZZ Q. Do you think you were always destined to be a poet? What …

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Of beats and rhythms

NT BUZZ Swarmangesh 2019, a music and dance festival, presented by Rajdeep Builders and organised by Swastik Cultural Association in fond memory of Dinanath Mangeshkar will be held from December 6 to 8 at Dinanath Mangeshkar Hall, Kala Academy. Now in its ninth edition, the festival will be inaugurated by Chief Minister Pramod Sawant while actor Nana Patekar will be …

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