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The rise of the meme movement

CHRISTINE MACHADO | NT BUZZ There is no denying that memes today are everywhere on the internet. Indeed, they pretty much rule the space, with meme creators wasting no opportunity to churn out new ones almost on a daily basis based on relatable life situations and the current news, giving people plenty to chuckle about. And in recent times there …

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Celebrating Mother Nature

NT BUZZ Think Panjim in collaboration with Goa ForGiving celebrated Mother’s Day with an event dedicated to Mother Nature. As part of the celebrations, a unique treasure hunt titled ‘The Water Hunt’. The event was designed in such a way that each clue was connected to water in some way. It was a fun as well as informative experience as …

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Misbah: Lighting the path to learn and inspire

VENITA GOMES Sanskrit is one of India’s ancient languages and a lot of historic inscriptions and writings are found in it. However, when an otherwise Urdu or Arabic speaking student tops in a language like Sanskrit, it definitely sparks an interest. In Arabic Misbah means lamp or light. And through her academic achievement she has become an inspiration and is showing …

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In conversation with Usman and Shahida

Parents of Misbah, Usman and Shahida are overjoyed with their daughter’s achievement so far. Speaking to NT BUZZ her father Usman Shaikh says that Misbah has always been an all-rounder. “Misbah was always good in studies and her teachers always spoke highly about how she fared in studies and other curricular activities.” He says that while they never forced ambitions …

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Goa through films

Sunaparanta – Goa Centre for the Arts is hosting a four-day Film Festival ‘Goa in Film @Sunaparanta’ from May 22. NT BUZZ gets you the details The Goan film industry has been witnessing growth in the recent years. Independent directors with an interest in cinema and storytelling have emerged to showcase their works. From entertainment and feature films to documentaries, …

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Memoirs of a writer

Bhangrali Jinn, an autobiography written by Manikrao Gaunekar was released at the Black Box, Ravindra Bhavan. The chief guest for the function was freedom fighter and author, Gurunath Kelekar. The guests of honour were Naguesh Karmali, Uday Bhembre, Tanaji Halarnkar and Suhas Angle.

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Youngsters in law enforcement

The ‘Crocs and Cops Community Policing Unit’ at Verna Police Station launched the ‘Crocs and Cops Junior Academy’ for youngsters from South Goa interested in seeing how the Verna Police Station operates and to observe some of the more exciting aspects of police work. The academy focuses on the basics of ‘Community Policing and Pro Active Crime Management’. A first-of-its-kind in …

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Getting groovy

The first edition of the India International West Coast Swing (WCS) festival was organised by Martin and Dance Illusion at Fatorda. The festival witnessed as many as 60 dancers developing their skills in the basic certificate course which entitled them to take part in the Jack and Jill dance competition. The Jack and Jill dance is a mixed partner format. …

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A first look at ‘Glory’

The audio and trailer for the first Konkani sports film ‘Glory, Go for the Goal’ was launched at an event held at Fern Kadamba. Present at the event were producer and co-director, A Durga Prasad of Prasad Creations; director Tinky George; footballer Brahmanand Sankhwalkar; screenplay writers Saish Panondikar and Sunil Kumar; sound designer Bishwadeep Chatterjee; editor of the film, Neeraj …

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Goans on holiday

Come holiday season, and visitors the world over, head to Goa. But have you ever wondered where Goans go on vacation? NT BUZZ finds out RAMANDEEP KAUR | NT BUZZ From sunbathing on Goa’s beaches to chilling at the cool waterfalls, Goa is an ideal vacation spot for everyone, from celebrities to lay man, to let off some steam. But …

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