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Sensible eating for the superwoman

Rohini Diniz   This article and the next are International Women’s Day special articles and are dedicated to all my wonderful women readers.

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Obesity: A lifestyle menace

Sujal Torgal Patil   Every other advertisement on the internet or in newspapers promises ground-breaking inventions which can free the overburdened populace from the shackles of those extra kilos.

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Rooted in poetry

Urvashi Bahuguna’s recently launched poetry collection ‘Terrarium’ won The Great Indian Poetry Collective’s Emerging Writer’s Prize. In a chat with NT BUZZ, she talks about how the book was born, her years in Goa, and the misconceptions about poetry Danuska Da Gama I NT BUZZ Writing can mean different things to different people. For many it is a catharsis- like …

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Mahashivratri: In reverence of Lord Shiva

RAMESH SAVAIKAR|NT NETWORK Mahashivratri (known as ‘Night of Shiva’) is a Hindu festival celebrated annually in reverence of Lord Shiva. It is celebrated on Chaturdashi of Krishna Paksha Magh of Magha month of the Hindu calendar (14thday of the dark half fortnight of Magha Month). It is believed that on this night, Lord Shiva performed ‘Tandava Nrutya’, the dance of …

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The fort in the Port Town

Sanjeev V Sardesai Today let us take a journey into Mormugao. Situated on the North West point of the Southern District of Goa, just off Vasco City, it is famous for being a much acclaimed Port Town, catering to berths for massive ocean going passenger liners and goods carrying ships. History tells us that Old Goa after being run over …

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Prickly pears bring hope to Algeria

For generations, Algerians like the Gueldasmi family have barely eked out a living growing prickly pear fruits, but thanks to the cactus’s new found virtues their lives are steadily improving. “Now, my future is here. There is no need to go abroad” to find work, said Fethi Gueldasmi, 40, whose family’s revenues have been growing thanks to what agronomists and …

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Jesuits Superior General Fr Arturo Sosa celebrates mass in Goa

NT BUZZ It was a proud moment for the Jesuits of the Goa Province as their Superior General, Fr Arturo Sosa SJ celebrated mass under the protective care of their Founding Fathers, St Ignatius of Loyola and St Francis Xavier, on February 26 evening at the Basilica of Bom Jesus, Old Goa. The mass was well attended by well-wishers, staff …

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Designers Gauri and Nainika showcase their collection

NT BUZZ At the recently concluded Blenders Pride Magical Nights designers Gauri and Nainika presented an eclectic mélange of stylish designs in Goa. The evening was a celebration of the self and the individual through the concept-‘pride’, where showstopper Nushrat Bharucha charmed everyone in a Gauri and Nainika ensemble. Weaving a seamless story around ‘My Style, My Pride’, Blenders Pride …

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Gut Tale: Listen to it!

ALDINA BRAGANZA Ever had the experience where the evidence in front of you adds up; yet, there is a gnawing voice in your head that tells you, something is amiss? Well, now if you have ignored that voice and later realised and wished that you hadn’t then what you could have probably been experiencing is your gut speaking to you. …

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