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Having made her stage debut at the age of three, Aleka Velora Cardozo has been making inroads in the field of Konkani acting with tiatrs like ATM’, ‘100%’, and ‘College Life’ to her credit JP Pereira Aleka Velora Cardozo comes from a lineage of tiatrists. The daughter of Anthony Carr who has acted in many tiatrs and also written and …

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Moulding young minds

Still fondly known by her students as ‘Rego teacher’, Elvira Rego Gonsalves, now in her 90s, tells NT BUZZ that the best way to teach students is to be one of them ANNOUSHKA FERNANDES | NT BUZZ At 92, Elvira Rego Gonsalves, fondly known as ‘Rego teacher’ has dedicated most her life to teaching. Born in Uganda, Gonsalves and her …

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Networking through food

NT BUZZ Viva Goa held a networking soirée namely The Goa Food and Hospitality Expo. The event was organised by Media Promotions Private Limited for hospitality and tourism professionals, participating brands and Vivanta Goa. Chief guest at the event was celebrity food critic and Gourmand World Cookbook award winner, Rashmi Uday Singh who gave a presentation on the best restaurants …

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Crowning glory

Nakita Fernandes has done Goa proud by emerging as second runner-up at World Beauty Queen 2019 in Korea. And for this young lady, the journey is just beginning, she tells NT BUZZ Danuska Da Gama | NT BUZZ As a child, Nakita Fernandes from Saligao loved sashaying and giving away flying kisses. “When we would go to restaurants I would …

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A celebration of teachers

NT BUZZ SaxttiKids School, Carmona commemorated Teachers’ Day by celebrating the retired teachers of the village. Alan Rodrigues addressed the gathering by welcoming 20 retired teachers some of whom have been principals at schools in Betalbatim, Varca and Carmona. “We are proud to acknowledge the contribution made by these teachers by dedicating their best years towards the enhancement of education,” …

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Festival, fun, family

Ganapati Bappa has come home. And families have made their way to their ancestral home where the festivities are celebrated with fervour and grandeur. NT BUZZ tries to understand the family bond that is fostered by Lord Ganesh Danuska Da Gama | NT BUZZ It’s that time of the year when urban and semi-urban areas wear a deserted look as …

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I love Ganesha 3,000 and more

Around 3, 861 Ganesh idols spreading the music of love and peace are on display till September 8 at the Casa Araujo Alvares, Loutolim, discovers NT BUZZ ANNOUSHKA FERNANDES | NT BUZZ Ganesh idols made out of seeds. Of shells. Of bamboo root. Of clay. Of rice grains. You can find all these and more at Casa Araujo Alvares in …

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To the beat of tradition

NT BUZZ In a bid to celebrate the traditional Goan percussion instrument of the ‘ghumat’, Ghumat Utsav 2019 was held at Rajiv Gandhi Kala Mandir, Ponda. Chief guest at the occasion was Minister of Art and Culture, Govind Gaude. Also present was managing director, Fomento Resorts and Hotels Limited, Anju Timblo. The event saw the participation of senior and junior …

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The scam buster

‘Marauders of Hope’ is an eye-opener into the many pyramid and Ponzi schemes used to con innocent people in India. NT BUZZ speaks to the author and journalist Aruna Ravikumar to learn more Danuska Da Gama | NT BUZZ Multi-level marketing schemes which are prevalent in the country for over two decades use pyramid and Ponzi schemes to con innocent …

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Chaturthi with a chocolate Ganesha

Mapusa-based cake artist, Shreya Shirsat is celebrating Ganesh Chaturthi with an idol made from chocolate, which will later be immersed in milk and distributed to underprivileged children. NT BUZZ gets more details RAMANDEEP KAUR | NT BUZZ Considering the aftermath of Ganesh Visarjan that leaves behind broken idols floating in ponds, lakes, or in the sea, thus damaging the ecosystem, …

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