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Danuska Da Gama | NT BUZZ Pragnya Wakhlu found her calling in music a few years ago. Having undergone music and vocal training as a young girl, Wakhlu however took up a job in IT which led her to the US. But the pull of music was strong. And in a bid to understand her roots better and to foster …

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International conference on physical education to be held

Dempo Charities Trust’s SS Dempo College of Commerce and Economics, Cujira, and Government College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Sanquelim in association with the Directorate of Higher Education, Government of Goa and under the aegis of the National Association of Physical Education and Sports Science (NAPESS) are organising and hosting a scientific international conference on physical education and allied sciences …

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Jagannath Rath Yatra in Panaji

Shree Jagannath Temple Trust Goa and All Goa Orissa Association celebrated the annual Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath for the tenth consecutive year in Panaji. The Rath Yatra signifies Lord Krishna’s journey from Gokul to Mathura. The festival is celebrated every year on the second day of the lunar fortnight during the month of Ashadha Maasa.  In Goa, the procession …

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A cleaner, greener Goa

With an aim to create change, popular Facebook troll page ‘ANM’ organised a clean-up drive at Kesarval Spring, Verna. The drive witnessed 20 youngsters coming together in a bid to create a cleaner Goa. The volunteers collected an approximate of 17 bags of garbage and six bags of beer and plastic bottles and cups. Instead of relying on the government, the …

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Inner Wheel Club of Panaji holds installation ceremony

The executive committee of the Inner Wheel Club (IWC) of Panaji for the year 2019 to 2020 was installed at Hotel Manoshanti, Panaji. The committee members were installed at the hands of past president of IWC, Panaji, Ameeta Sardessai. The new committee comprises president, Poonam Bharne; secretary, Manisha Dhume; vice president, Manisha Sardessai; joint secretary, Uma Rao; treasurer, Rukma Ramani; polio plus …

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‘Big void in female-led action films’

Only months after dabbling in action with Manikarnika: The Queen Of Jhansi, Kangana Ranaut has thrown her weight behind the actioner, Dhaakad. Director Razneesh Ghai points out that Bollywood is surprisingly starved of female action heroes, leading to the genesis of the stylised entertainer. “There is a big void when it comes to female-oriented action films. I haven’t heard of …

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Where the lines blur

CHRISTINE MACHADO | NT BUZZ As a spoken word artist, Rochelle D’silva has over the last few years collaborated with a variety artistes for her performances, be it doing improv with a jazz band or pairing up with some other musicians. “Every time I put on a show I try to challenge myself,” she says. And it was this need …

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Goa Rangabhoomi Day to be celebrated on July 11

To commemorate the birth anniversary celebration of late Krishnambhatt Bandkar, a Goan saint poet and playwright, Kala Academy will celebrate Gomant Rangabhoomi Dis on July 11 The annual Goa Rangabhoomi Din will be celebrated on Thursday, July 11 at 5 p.m. at Dinananth Mangeshkar Kala Mandir, Kala Academy to commemorate the birth anniversary of late saint poet and playwright Krishnambhatt …

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Back to Basics

Miguel Braganza The unimaginable success of the ‘cuddttari’ red kernel rice from Curtorim in Salcete and the directly retained rice of the Ilha Verde Farmers’ Club in Santo Estevao island have brought cheer to the farmers who dared to bring fallow paddy fields under the plough last year and are all set to expand operations this year. The ‘Juemkars’ have …

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Towards a healthier and greener tomorrow

Taj Holiday Village Resort and Spa hosted the annual general body meeting of The Green Club. Founded in May 2014 by Suman Kurade with the purpose of promoting eco-friendly initiatives and encouraging organic farming, this club has grown from 14 members to 80 members since its inception. The Green Club organises various activities throughout the year to create awareness on …

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