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Football for a cause

NT BUZZ The Forca Goa Foundation team won the award for ‘Best action towards Sustainable Development Goals’ at the Global Goals World Cup finals that were held in New York during the UN General Assembly. Winning this award is a huge prestige as it validates the foundation’s efforts and commitment towards achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The members of the …

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Classic comedies at IFFI 2019 open air screenings

NT NETWORK Old classics ‘Padosan’ (1968), the Mehmood-Kishore Kumar rip-roaring comedy, and ‘Chalti ka Naam Gaadi’ (1958), the fun-film by Ganguly – Ashok Kumar, Kishore Kumar and Anup Kumar – brothers will be the part of the Open Air Screening section at the 50th International Film Festival of India, to be inaugurated in Goa on November 20, 2019. The organisers …

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Restoring pages of history

A collection of documents consisting of notices, confessions, tax invoices, etc, dating back to 300 years were recently restored by heritage activist and founder, History Lover’s Group, Yogesh Nagvenkar from Sara Fernandes’ house in Chandor, discovers NT BUZZ ANNOUSHKA FERNANDES | NT BUZZ It was two years ago that Sara Fernandes’ son, Rajeev Fernandes first approached  heritage activist and founder, …

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Keys to the heart

The fourth edition of the classical music festival, Da Capo Sammelan organised by Giving Voice Society and Vasantrao Dempo Education and Research Foundation will take place on October 24 and 25, 6:30 p.m. at Institute Menezes Braganza, Panaji. NT BUZZ gets you the details ANNOUSHKA FERNANDES | NT BUZZ Western classical music lovers in Goa are in for a treat …

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India emerges victorious at IRONMAN 70.3

NT BUZZ Over 1000 people from 27 countries participated in India’s first IRONMAN 70.3 triathlon – out of which 800 were Indian. The triathlon comprised 1.9 kilometres swimming, 90 kilometres cycling and 21 kilometres running all of which flagged off at Miramar beach. Indian Army personnel, Bishworjit Singh Saikhom won the IRONMAN 70.3 triathlon. The 29-year-old completed the distance in …

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Rangoli competition to be held at Mapusa

NT BUZZ The 24th All Goa Rangoli Competition organised by Shri Dev Ghateshwar Devasthan Trust, Khorlim, Mapusa will be held at ‘Sateri Prekshagar’ on October 28. The competition will be held in two categories: open and ladies/children. The participants have to complete their Rangoli design between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m.  In the open category, first prize of `5000 and …

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Talent showdown in Quepem

NT BUZZ Ekata Yuva Sangh, Quepem is all set to organise Ekata Utsav 2019 on November 30 and December 1 at Government High School Ground, Padi-Barcem, Quepem. Organised in association with the Directorate of Art and Culture, Government of Goa, the two-day event will feature traditional arts such as samai nrutya, fugdi, gof, dhalo, dandiya and will also have activities …

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Rhythm divine

NT BUZZ A music programme of popular Marathi bhaavgeet titled ‘Chaandanyaat Phirtana’ will be presented on October 23 at Caculo Mall (AC) Hall, Panaji. Conceptualised by Swastik – Panaji, the programme will feature Goan artistes Pravin Gaonkar and Pallavi Patil singing popular ‘bhaavgeet’ sung by various legendary singers such as Lata Mangeshkar, Asha Bhosale, Hridaynath Mangeshkar, Vasantrao Deshpande, Jitendra Abhisheki, …

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Vibrant Goa: Positive Vibes

Mega response to the three-day Vibrant Goa 2019 summit that ended on October 19 is left Goan industry feeling delighted, finds out Shoma Patnaik With nearly 10,000 business and non-business visitors, about 3,500 more visitors than what was expected, the three-day Vibrant Goa Summit held over October 17-19 was quite the jumbo event it was building up to be.   …

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Amptech pavilion shines in display

Team B&C/ NT Amptech India, the pharmaceutical and engineering pavilion was one of the best organised. Companies exhibited modern machinery and gave live demonstration of its working. A highlighting feature of the pavilion was that it had functioning air conditioners because of which even lay visitors who had nothing to do pharmaceuticals were seen making a beeline to the stall. …

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