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Beauty in the wings

Goa Bird Conservation Network  (GBCN) is organising the 4th  Carl D’Silva Memorial Lecture  on the topic ‘A forest in my  backyard’ on August 18.  NT BUZZ gets more details Ramandeep Kaur | NT BUZZ To celebrate the life of wildlife artist, Late Carl D’Silva, Goa Bird Conservation Network (GBCN) has been organising the Carl D’Silva Memorial Lecture in memory of …

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Framed!

NT BUZZ Photo Journalists’ Association (PJAG) in association with the Directorate of Art and Culture is organising a photo exhibition, felicitation, and prize distribution of the state level photo contest on the occasion of ‘World Photography Day’ on August 19 at 10:30 a.m. at Sanskruti Bhavan, Patto. The contest was organised by PJAG. Chief Minister Pramod Sawant will be the …

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Comic business

Rosario d’Melo is known for his  comedy roles in tiatr over the  years, especially that of  essaying an old woman. He is  now planning his own tiatr JP Pereira He walks on stage with a hunch, wearing a sari, a pepper and salt wig, chattering like an old woman, at times evil, at times helpful, but always humorous. And, he …

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Osvi Viegas enthralls his fans

NT BUZZ Tiatr Academy of Goa (TAG) held their Meet the Artists programme on August 13 at Black Box, Ravindra Bhavan, Margao. Osvi Sebastiao Cruz Lourdes Viegas popularly known as Osvi in the cultural field was the artiste in the spotlight. He was introduced and interviewed by editor of Gulab magazine, Fausto V da Costa. Member secretary, TAG, Cezar D’Mello …

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Running towards a greener Goa

NT BUZZ Vasco Sports Club organised the promotional run of the forthcoming 10th edition of Goa River Marathon which will take place on November 17. The theme for the event was ‘Run for Green Goa.’ Around 400 participants took part in the 10 kilometre and 21 kilometre runs. The event witnessed participants from various running clubs in Goa, the Indian …

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Mission Possible

FILM REVIEWS SACHIN CHATTE Film: Mission Mangal Cast: Akshay Kumar, Vidya Balan, Sonakshi Sinha, Taapsee Pannu Directed by: Jagan Shakti Duration: 2 hrs 7 mins Rating: * * * *  For a country where trains seldom run on time, the roads are filled with potholes and the infrastructure, on the whole, has a lot to be desired, a bunch of …

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Lady, you are your knight in shining armour

Aldina Braganza I did my doctoral research on women and alcohol consumption. There were many indices which caught my attention, including stress in women and socio-cultural influences. There was one indicator that initially wasn’t part of my research, but kept surfacing through my inquiry pilot study: the lack of women in treatment facilities. The question that I asked myself then …

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The ties that bind

Raksha Bandhan celebrated the beautiful bond between a brother and sister. With the festival all set to be celebrated on August 15, here’s a look at the significance and the legends associated with it RAMESH SAVAIKAR| NT NETWORK ‘Raksha Bandhan’ also known as Rakhi Purnima is a Hindu festival that celebrates the relationship between brother and sister on full moon …

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A tribute to Goa

NT BUZZ In a bid to pay tribute to Goa on its second anniversary, Le Meridien, Goa has collaborated with the Women of Fatorda to organise the ‘Women of Fatorda Fest’ and showcase the lost flavours of Goa. The fest will begin from August 16 to August 24 at Le Meridien Goa, Calangute. A special menu has been curated for …

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Independence Day: in a world of commercialisation

As we mark Independence Day today, a number of stores are displaying patriotic themes on everything from fashion to menus to decor. But does this serve the purpose of reminding the public of the struggle that led to India’s Independence? NT BUZZ gets peoples’ opinions RAMANDEEP KAUR | NT BUZZ Over the last few days, a number of stores have …

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