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Gone with the Wind: Screen spectacle!

RAMNATH N PAI RAIKAR | NT NETWORK Conceived from the outset as the ultimate Hollywood movie, ‘Gone with the Wind’ (1939) became the benchmark for popular epic cinema for decades to come. The longest film ever released in the United States at the time, and one of the first to be shot in luxurious Technicolor, this magnum opus was based …

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Autism can enhance society Stewart Burton

Stewart Burton has dedicated much of his time working on the subject of autism. Undertaking a tireless job, though not a thankless one, he travels throughout the country speaking to professionals and families associated with autism. In conversation with NT BUZZ, he tells us more about autism, the need for intervention and his research work Danuska Da Gama I NT …

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Imagining the grandeur of St Augustine Church

NT BUZZ A visit to the heritage site of Old Goa will leave any person awestruck with the majestic structures that have stood the test of time. But there is one majestic church that hasn’t had the fortune of surviving the forces of nature and what remains today is a sole pillar that stands sentinel on a hillock watching over …

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Natural laxatives

Zubin Dsouza Elvis Presley was called ‘The King’ with good reason. He had a roguish charm, was easy on the eyes and to top it all could sing in a voice that was so sweet that it was guaranteed to give the listener diabetes. He ruled the roost in the music world and being a self-styled king, one would have …

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Witnessing the changing face of Kashmir

The book titled ‘Witness: Kashmir 1986-2016: 9 Photographers -Edited by Sanjay Kak’ is a documentation of changing realities of Kashmir in these last 30 years by nine photojournalists. In this interview, Sanjay Kak elaborates on why he chose the medium of a photobook to speak about this place and how such artistic endeavours will help us contemplate and listen to …

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Laugh Out Loud (LOL), here come the stand-up comedians

With an aim to build a stand-up comedy culture in Goa, The Goan Comedy Club will host the first edition of ‘The Goan Comedy Hunt’ on May 14 at Showbar, Candolim. NT BUZZ speaks to the team of The Goan Comedy Club to know what the club has in store for the audience VENITA GOMES| NT BUZZ When was the …

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Goan Girls win golden tickets to beauty pageant

NT BUZZ At the recently concluded auditions of the 54th edition of Fbb Colors Femina Miss India 2017, three Goan contestants namely Audrey D’Silva, Anushka Lobo and Kezaia Caldeira won golden tickets to the West Zonal crowning ceremony which will be held at Hyatt Regency Pune on May 23. With a new and improvised format this year, Miss India will …

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Weirdest food names and their origins

Zubin Dsouza All of us come from a string of varied backgrounds and a variety of cultures. There a words and pronunciations that may seem normal in a particular kind of world but totally hilarious in the next. Food is the one thing that transcends all borders and can be enjoyed by almost everyone on the planet. The howler however …

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A taste of Tex-Mex in Goa

Kuheli Bhattacharya Rane Habanero Goa is the newest addition to the Tex-Mex chain of restaurants that has branches in Bangalore, Chennai and Hyderabad. Situated in the Calangute-Baga stretch, where many a restaurant has mushroomed in the by lanes, it can be found in a lane called The Milky Way. Ambience: Valet parking, something of a rarity especially in the Calangute-Baga …

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The trail to Sri Saptakoteshwar Temple – Naroa to Narve!

Sanjeev V Sardesai In this episode of Unexplored Goa, we shall now proceed from Divar Island into the historic and bountiful regions of the Northern Goa, through the Taluka of Bicholim. The most important and the closest destination, after crossing Divar at Malar, is the historic temple of Sri Saptakoteshwar, which was initially on the Divar Island. The establishment of …

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