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Healthcare and India

Goa Institute of Management is all set to host a debate on ‘Accelerating and sustaining investments for financing India’s healthcare needs’ India has made significant strides in healthcare over the last few decades, with key indicators of health outcomes showing marked improvement. Various government initiatives have mobilised communities on health, and large scale health financing initiatives have enabled access to …

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Like mother, like daughter

As part of the sixth edition of the Spandan annual global art festival organised by Spandan Art and Cultural Foundation Goa, a solo art exhibition titled ‘Spandan Art… Around The Nature’ by Mapusa-based mother-daughter duo, Neha Rani Sudhakar and her eight-year-old daughter, Janice Sudhakar was held at the Art Gallery, Entertainment Society of Goa, Panaji. Guests at the function were …

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Goan artists call on President of India

A group of artists from Goa along with director of Information and Publicity, Meghana Shetgaonkar; information officer, Prakash Naik and assistant information officer, Shanto Naik visited the Rashtrapati Bhavan at New Delhi recently. During the visit the artists and the accompanying officers met the President of India, Ramnath Kovind. The President appreciated the Goa team of artists and officers for …

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The fighting spirit

Danuska Da Gama According to the Goa government’s health department statistics, on an average two cancer cases are detected in the state every day. Cumulatively, that translates into more than 700 instances of cancer detection every year. The common cancers which have been found in Goa relate to the breast, lung, head, and neck. And indeed, according to consultant head …

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Rhythm divine

Having charmed listeners both in India and abroad for 37 years, the Stop-Gaps Choral Ensemble from Mumbai will be performing at this year’s edition of the upcoming Monte Music Festival. And the choir has prepared a special piece for Goans CHRISTINE MACHADO | NT BUZZ Back in 2016, to commemorate 150 years of the handing over of the icon of …

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Growing Green

Miguel Braganza The 28 editions of the ‘Festival of Plants and Flowers’ at SFX School, Siolim (with an emphasis on biodiversity and organic cultivation of vegetables and fruits) as also an equal number of ‘Home Garden Competitions’ promoting the growing of ornamental plants and vegetables, composting kitchen wastes, and the periodic publication of books on how to do this in …

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The essence of Goa

The ethos of Goa through music, dance, art and more was celebrated at the Abolianchem Fest 2020 at Nirmala Institute of Education, Altinho. The objective of the festival is to document and generate knowledge about our environment and socio-cultural resources, as well as promote the ideals of sustainable living among the present and the future generations. This year, the fest …

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Stars of the Stage

The results of the one-act play competition at higher secondary and college level organised by Kala Academy at Dinanath Mangeshkar Kala Mandir have been declared. In the Marathi Section, the first place is awarded to ‘Mercia’ staged by St Xavier’s College, Mapusa; the second place is awarded to ‘Moharlele Aste Shabdhatun’ staged by Dnyanprassarak Mandal’s College and Research Centre, Assagao; …

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Sketching Goa

Berlin-based artist Allen Shaw is all set to release his latest travelogue, the ‘Goa Sketchbook’. NT BUZZ details NT BUZZ Travelling artist, illustrator, designer and storyteller, Allen Shaw based in Berlin, Germany, has been feeding his gypsy soul over the last 24 years, sketching his view of the world, and all the beauty it shows him through its people, nature, …

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High and Low

FILM REVIEW SACHIN CHATTE Film: Parasite (Korean with English subtitles) Cast: Kang-ho Song, Sun-kyun Lee, Yeo-jeong Jo Directed by: Bong Joon Ho Duration: 2 hrs 14 mins Rating:  * * * * * Much like the house depicted in the film, Parasite is a very multi-layered film. On the surface of it, you can enjoy it purely as a thriller …

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