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The Buzz about Bees

On World Bee Day, NT BUZZ speaks to local experts to learn about bees and beekeeping in Goa ANNA FERNANDES | NT BUZZ If the bee disappeared off the face of the earth, reads a quote commonly attributed to Albert Einstein, man would have no more than four years left to live. And recognising the gravity of this statement, professional …

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Goa Open Arts announces artist grant

NT BUZZ In order to stimulate a local art infrastructure which is at considerate risk due to slowing down of cultural activities and funding in the time of the ongoing pandemic, the Goa Open Arts has announced The Goa Open Arts Catalyst Grant. The grant will award five artists, with a sum of `30,000 each for the production of a …

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How to move forward when you’re out of work and feeling lost

Tazeem Weljie Let’s face it, losing a job sucks! Over the last couple of months, I have been chatting with friends who have recently been affected by organisational changes resulting in being out of work involuntarily. This is a situation all too familiar to millions of people, frequently through no fault of their own. Often it’s a result of an …

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Love from afar

Luis Dias The highlight of my lockdown mornings has been the ability to watch whole operas online, streamed on the Metropolitan Opera website. At the time of writing this, I’ve clocked over 60 operas, and counting. It has been a voyage of discovery, revisiting old favourites but also learning about many I didn’t know about before, some of them extremely …

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Service to society

NT BUZZ Extending their service to society during the lockdown, physiotherapist Ketan Bhatikar along with the MG Yuva Sangathan recently took the initiative to serve almost 1500 families in Ponda. The initiative began with Bhatikar himself delivering groceries and medicine to those in need during the initial days of the lockdown. He also provided meals to stranded migrants and daily …

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Archbishop releases book on Divine Mercy

NT BUZZ A book on the Divine Mercy titled, ‘Povitr Pustokant Devachi Kaklut’ published by the Carmelites in Goa under the aegis of Divine Mercy Movement was released at the hands of Archbishop Filipe Neri Ferrão. Speaking on the occasion, Archbishop Ferrao recalled the Year of Mercy (2015-2016) dedicated to the mercy of God by Pope Francis and the efforts …

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Mane matters

Salons and barbershops were recently given the green light to reopen and Goans are ecstatic, NT BUZZ finds With salons and barbershops shut due to the nationwide lockdown, housebound folks had to take their mane matters into their own hands. A senior citizen had to coax her daughter to buy hair colour and somehow managed to call a beautician home …

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The slow life

With the hospitality industry coming to a standstill, restaurateur Anisha Hassan Mendes is getting used to the completely ‘susegad’ life, while trying out new things Danuska Da Gama | NT BUZZ Otherwise busy dishing up some traditional Hyderabadi flavours with a modern tweak at Saligao Stories, Anisha Hassan Mendes’ life these days doesn’t involve much time in the kitchen. Before …

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Tales from the seaside

The COVID-19 lockdown has been bliss for Goan artist Subodh Kerkar as it gave him uninterrupted creative time to explore new artistic journeys. “For the last 10 years, I have been working with performances of fishermen on the beach, where I attempt to present the inseparability of their life and the ocean. For the last few weeks, I decided to …

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Back to the khazan fields

Miguel Braganza Culture evolved ever since agriculture made it possible for the hunters and gatherers of fruits, roots and grain to grow their own food, settle down by the river and live as communities. Legend has it that the good Lord Parashurama made the land rise from the sea and the Sunaparant that we now call Goa, was created. “Parashuraman …

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