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Unity in diversity on Pride Rock

Luis Dias If you are a parent of a little child, or if you just love a good musical, chances are that you saw ‘The Lion King’ in its 2019 avatar, this time featuring photo-realistic graphics in 3-D. Many in my family preferred it over the ‘original’, more conventional, 1994 cartoon version. Sometimes the story behind the camera can be …

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Vulnerability in connected cars

A consumer advocacy group has warned that automakers are rolling out new vehicles increasingly vulnerable to hackers, which could result in thousands of deaths in the event of a mass cyberattack. In a new report entitled “Kill Switch: Why Connected Cars Can Be Killing Machines And How To Turn Them Off,” Los Angeles-based Consumer Watchdog said cars connected to the …

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Why breastfeeding is best feeding

Nandkumar M Kamat Twenty years ago, I had a chat with one of the finest paediatricians in India, professor Bhujanga Rao of Goa Medical College. “I am alarmed by the rising trend of children being born with low weight at birth,” he said, and pointed that about one third (37 per cent) of the newly born in Goa were found …

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Players’ body inadequate in scope

Amrit Mathur Will the players’ association work? The unluckiest dismissal in cricket is a batsman getting run out without facing a ball, at the non-striker’s end while backing up. The new BCCI-approved Indian Cricketers’ Association (ICA) is doomed to suffer a similar fate. A player association was a long-felt need in India but what we get is a body unrepresentative …

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Shooting silenced at the Commonwealth

Mahavir Rawat Imagine India in place of New Zealand in the recently concluded controversial ICC World Cup final. One thing is for sure; we would not have taken that decision the way the New Zealand cricket team took it. Another thing that is for sure, in my opinion, is that ICC would have found a reason or a rule to …

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A talent for acting

JP Pereira Clint Fernandes’ talent for acting was first discovered by Fr Milagres Dias. The latter had approached him to play the main role in ‘Kalokantlean Uzvaddak’ that was staged at the Kala Academy ‘B’ group competition in 2014. Fernandes went on to bag a merit certificate for acting. “I played a drug addict and it was great to have …

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Bald Truth

FILM REVIEW SACHIN CHATTE Film: Fast and the Furious Presents: Hobbs and Shaw Cast: Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, Idris Alba, Vanessa Kirby Directed by: David Leitch Duration: 2 hrs 15 mins Rating:  * * 1 / 2  The good news is that Fast and the Furious Presents: Hobbs and Shaw, is better than most of the other mindless films from …

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I accepted ‘Once More’ as a challenge, Rohini Hattangadi

NT BUZZ The noted actress Rohini Hattangadi, who enacts a dual role – of a queen and hold your breath, of a grandfather – in the Marathi film, ‘Once More’ says that she very much enjoyed working in the movie, just as she did while enacting the wacky roles in the popular Hindi films from the 1980s namely ‘Jalwa’, ‘ChaalBaaz’ …

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Late tiatr artistes remembered

NT BUZZ Tiatr Academy of Goa (TAG) recently organised its monthly programme ‘Somplolea Tiatristancho Ugddas’ at the Black Box, Ravindra Bhavan, Margao. The late artistes born in the month of July who were remembered in the programme were A M B Rose, Alexinho de Candolim, Domnik Vaz, Carmo Rod, Fr Freddy J da Costa, Antonio Moraes, Joao Inacio D’Souza, Peter …

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Musical evening in the city

NT BUZZ  Musical evening ‘Ek Shaam Rafi Ke Naam’ was organised to pay tribute to legendry singer late Mohammed Rafi. The event witnessed a large gathering of fans and admirers of music. Mehmood Hassan and Chetana Sahane from Baroda along with their talented troop enthralled the audience with the legend’s famous melodies. Popular standup comedian and mimicry artiste, RK from …

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