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Danuska Da Gama | NT BUZZ Q. What Bollywood films are you working on? Currently the focus is on ‘Season’s Greetings’. We are all awaiting the release eagerly. This film which also stars Celina Jaitley is directed by Ram Kamal Mukherjee and it is a tribute to Rituparno Ghosh. We hope that the audience loves our work as the entire …

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Remembering the ancestors

During the 15-day lunar period of Pitru Paksha, which began on September 14 this year, Hindu families pay homage to their deceased loved ones by performing Shraddha rituals RAMESH SAVAIKAR | NT NET WORK The 15 lunar day period (dark fortnight) of Hindu month ‘Bhadrapada’ is called ‘Pitru Paksha’. During this period, Hindus pay homage to their ancestors, especially through …

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Voices from beyond

‘Headphones’, a new track by 2jaym and tsumyoki is currently the talk of the town especially among the Gen-Y. NT BUZZ speaks to the two young talents behind the song CHRISTINE MACHADO | NT BUZZ A couple of months ago, 2jaym, the name he goes by, happened to post a beat he came up with on Instagram. Among the many …

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A thriving Goa

Miguel Braganza The Botanical Society of Goa (BSG), Panaji is best remembered by the people of Goa and the rest of the Konkan as well as tourists for its festivals: ‘Plant Utsav’ since 1998 and the ‘Konkan Fruit Fest’ since 2003. Those residing in Goa also have an opportunity to participate in the ‘All Goa Home Garden Competition’ that began …

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A celebration of nature

An art exhibition curated by private art dealer Swetlana Cardoso was held at Chandor. The exhibit featured artworks by Goan artists Francis De Sousa, Vasudev Shetye, and Nandini Raikar. De Sousa’s work is usually focused on things that happen in everyday life. His purpose is to create a colourful world in response to issues like global warming, corruption, overcrowding, etc. …

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Creativity to the max

India’s fashion brand Max Fashion organised the Max Goa’s Stylish Ganesh Idol 2019 at Mall De Goa, Porvorim. The aim of the contest was to provide individuals a platform to showcase their creativity by styling their Ganesh idols. Interested customers were allowed to participate by following a simple two-step process: to register and to send images via WhatsApp. The contest …

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A Taste of Luxury

Located 500 metres away from Palolem beach, Sobit Sarovar Portico, the latest player in the Goan market offers an escape from the buzz of the city. The property, launched by owner of Prabhu Realtors, Amit Prabhu and managing director, Sarovar Hotels and Resorts Ajay Bakaya, is one of 78 hotels across India and Africa managed by Sarovar Hotels and Resorts. …

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Going all in

The September edition of the India Poker Championship (IPC) organised by Spartan Poker was held at the Big Daddy Casino in Panaji. The five-day event witnessed over 2000 participants from Goa, Mumbai, Pune, Chennai, Chadigarh, and Hyderabad competing for the `6 crore prize. The tournament had events such as the freeze out, high roller, head-hunter and the highlight feature. Well …

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Small steps to becoming a retail brand owner

Sayed Murtuza, owner, of recently opened Buqay store in Panaji, is a shopkeeper with a difference thanks to a MBA degree in his resumé finds out Shoma Patnaik There are not many MBA’s who decide on ownership of a store as a career choice after passing from B-school.  Most go in for a company job where the ambience is all …

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It is peanut production of locally grown groundnuts

Groundnuts cultivation in the state was common in the past. However over the last couple of years the production of groundnuts is decreasing as farmers are moving out of the crop steadily. It is learnt from the sources that the groundnuts which were once commonly cultivated in several villages has shown decrease as cultivation of it requires hard work and …

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