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Freshness of Italy on your plate

After spending over 14 years in Mumbai, the shift to Goa was deliberate for Davide Cananzi and Alciela Shilla. Davide’s Pizzeria isn’t difficult to find in Sinquerim. With a casual setting you can get pizzas, pastas, Italian breads and meatballs the original way. Danuska Da Gama | NT BUZZ You might work of the best company in the world, but …

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Where death is the beginning…

‘Stories from the Mortuary’ a talk by associate professor in forensic medicine at Goa Medical College Bambolim, Madhu Ghodkirekar will be held at Museum Of Goa on June 2. NT BUZZ finds out more VENITA GOMES When you think of a mortuary, you generally picture a freezing dark room where the dead are lying covered with a white sheet. The space …

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Bridal glamour in the new age

MEHER CASTELINO Bridal trousseau experts who have dressed the who’s who in India and also Hollywood and Bollywood beauties, Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla’s tribute to India’s textiles and embroidery legacy called ‘Inheritance’ was a grand extravagance that featured textiles and crafts from around the country. There was Bandhani tie and dye, Banarasi tissue, jamdaani, and khadi, along with kanjeevaram …

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Moulding the future scientists of today

As part of a nationwide young scientists’ meet, three students from Goa were selected to take part in a 15-day intensive residential programme by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). NT BUZZ gets you the details ANNA FERNANDES In tune with the government’s vision on ‘Jai Vigyan, Jai Anusandhan’, earlier this year, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) launched YUVIKA (YUva …

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Readers delight

Situated on a busy stretch in Panaji, Varsha Book Stall, although small, has a variety of books and has been catering to the customers’ needs since 1963, discovers NT BUZZ  RAMANDEEP KAUR Long before the internet made newspapers and other publications freely available at the click of a mouse, there was the friendly neighbourhood newspaper stall. Back in the day, …

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Fighting against tobacco through film

On the occasion of World No-Tobacco Day, dean at Goa Dental College and Hospital, Ida De Noronha De Ataide said that Goa reports the lowest prevalence of tobacco in the country. She was speaking at the ‘Goa Anti-Tobacco National Film Festival 2019’ prize distribution organised by the Entertainment Society of Goa (ESG) and the Department of Public Health Dentistry, Goa …

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Beauty from food

Zubin D’souza I live in Mumbai which is hot, humid, squalid and polluted, and has a permanent haze of smog hanging over it, and here I am only describing the good days. I love the city. It has provided me with an education, an income and a lifestyle that I have really grown attached to. What the city has however …

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An Italian rendezvous

Staying true to the Italian cuisine offered at The Verandah at Grand Hyatt Goa, Bambolim, executive chef David Ansted and his team pay attention to every detail with love, to provide simple and hearty food, that’s created with great passion and love Danuska Da Gama | NT BUZZ ‘There’s nothing more romantic than eating Italian food’. Whoever coined this phrase, …

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Ruined Forts Colvale and Tivim fortifications

Sanjeev V Sardesai Many Goans are unaware about the existence of the fortification of Colvale and Tivim. This was ‘once’ a very extended and impressive fortification, stretching from one village ward into another along the border of Bardez and Bicholim. Significantly, it is near the very entry point of this fortified wall that the interaction of the Portuguese forces there …

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Little India in Jerusalem’s Old City

A 13th century hospice, still run by Indians, offers a neutral corner and shelter to travellers in the world’s bitterest conflict zone. Mimi Choudhury In the eastern part of Jerusalem lies the Old City, enclosed by a wall about 15 metres high and more than 4 kilometres long, which Suleiman the Magnificent rebuilt in the middle of the 16th century. …

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