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Being the solution

Amid the lockdown, three youngsters, Nikhil Haldankar, Pradosh Volvoikar and Alex Borges came up with an innovative contest for the general public called ‘CM in Action’. The idea behind this contest was to invite creative suggestions to combat the coronavirus and bring about awareness among the general public. To take part in this contest, the contestants had to fill up …

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The Torchbearer of Middle Road Cinema

RAMNATH N PAI RAIKAR | NT When legendary filmmaker, Bimal Roy passed away in 1966, he left behind a group of disciples like Hrishikesh Mukherjee, Basu Bhattacharya, Gulzar, and others, who could take ahead his kind of middle-of-the-road cinema. When Basu Bhattacharya made his directorial debut with the Raj Kapoor-Waheeda Rehman starrer ‘Teesri Kasam’ in 1966, he was assisted by …

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On a high note

‘Amazing Grace’ by Judy Collins is one of the most popular hymns around the world, and has often been a source of comfort during unprecedented times. And the American singer songwriter recently put together a Global Virtual Choir featuring select choirs from around the world to raise money with a charity single in aid of the World Health Organisation (WHO)’s …

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Meditation techniques to calm an anxious mind

Lori Deschene Have you ever found it hard to motivate yourself to do something that was good for you, only to eventually do it, feel amazing, and wonder why you waited so long? Whether you’re new to meditation or just looking for some alternative ways to fit mindfulness into your daily life, you may enjoy trying one or more of …

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No Indian sandwiches? Really?

Zubin D’souza I read a recent article by a food writer of great repute and who has been a lifelong icon and inspiration for me and countless others. The article in question lamented that there was nothing that India could contribute in the sandwich section. Now, in this lay my quandary. Was I to let this pass since the writer …

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Our brave soldiers against COVID-19

In the fight against the novel coronavirus, the medical fraternity around the world are on the frontline  putting their own lives at risk to ensure our safety Aldina Braganza While the whole world eagerly waits to go back to the old norms of life, a pre-COVID lifestyle, the medical fraternity is tirelessly working to ensure our safety. They are putting …

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Nature’s air purifiers

It is time to seek nature’s help. With World Environment Day approaching, NT BUZZ brings you a list of air-purifying plants that not only cleanse the air we breathe, but also keep us healthy Sansevieria trifasciata Commonly called the snake-plant or mother-in-law’s tongue, is extremely easy to grow. It is tolerant to a wide range of environmental conditions. It grows …

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The new look

NT BUZZ Hairstylist, Raul Miranda recently conducted a hair transformation session in collaboration with fashion designer Syne Coutinho in Panaji recently. The makeover session was a rage with people travelling from far and near to get their new hair look from Miranda. Owing to the success, there will be  another session on June 5.

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Stress: The silent killer

Deepika Rathod In the last few days, I have been hearing statements such as ‘I’m too stressed since I’ve been home quarantined and unable to report to work’ or ‘It is difficult to stay indoors for such a long time’ or ‘This quarantine is adding to my stress and anxiety levels’. I understand this sentiment but if we look at …

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A rap against child abuse

Two youngsters from Margao recently released a child abuse awareness music video titled ‘Hush Baby’. NT BUZZ details RAMANDEEP KAUR | NT BUZZ There is no doubt that this pandemic hasn’t been easy for any of us. And Sharlaine Menezes who has been reading a lot of stories on child abuse realised that it has perhaps been harder for children …

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