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Dawn of the agripreneurs

Miguel Braganza Entrepreneurship is about taking calculated risks. Instead of complaining about what is not available, the entrepreneur seeks to find a way of earning money by making an alternative available. For instance, if tomorrow, plastic mineral water bottles are banned, the entrepreneur may come up with reusable steel flasks or the good old glass bottles. The same holds good …

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From the courtroom to the cricket pitch

They’ve been clashing in court. And now, it’s time for Goan lawyers to also battle it out at the 1st All Goa Advocates T20 Cricket Tournament, organised by Lawyer’s Challengers at Arlem Grounds, Margao. NT BUZZ gets you the story Danuska Da Gama I NT BUZZ In all certainty, we grew up playing one or the other sport; but how …

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A new addition to Konkani love songs

Sanguem-based musician Edmund Gomes recently released a Konkani love song ‘Kalliz Mhojem’. In conversation with NT BUZZ VENITA GOMES| NT BUZZ With several songs themed on love and romance in Konkani, musician Edmund Gomes has another addition to the list. His latest single ‘Kalliz Mhojem’ which is a slow ballad narrates a tale of love, faith and trust. “I have …

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In praise of Lord Vishnu

RAMESH SAVAIKAR I NT NETWORK Kartiki Ekadashi is an important Hindu festival celebrated on the 11th day during Shukla Paksha (full moon) in the month of ‘Kartik’. On this day, Pandharpur Yatra is celebrated on a large scale in Maharashtra. It also marks the end of the auspicious ‘Chaturmasa’ period – when Lord Vishnu is supposed to sleep. As per …

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Urban truth revealed through reel

NT BUZZ Carpe Diem Art and Learning Centre, Majorda screened ‘Saccha –The Loom’, a film on a chapter missing from the history of urban India. The film has been directed by professors at the School of Media and Cultural Studies – TISS, Mumbai, Anjali Monteiro and KP Jayasankar. The directors used the loom and threads as a metaphor to explain …

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Fashion Forward at IBFW

NT BUZZ The 6th edition of India Beach Fashion Week (IBFW), Winter Celebration recently featured 25 designers showcasing beach, resort and destination wear. On the first days there were several designers including Marks & Spencer’s who showcased their latest resort and lingerie collection. Nikita Mangeshkar and Ohaila Khan, Esha Amiin and Gabriella Demetriades showcased also showcased their collection.  

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FILM REVIEWS SACHIN CHATTE

Killer Queen Film: Bohemian Rhapsody Cast: Rami Malek, Lucy Boynton, Gwilym Lee Directed by: Bryan Singer Duration: 2 hr 14 mins Rating: * * * * With a budget of $50 million, Bohemian Rhapsody, a biopic of the British band Queen that largely focuses on the life of Freddy Mercury has grossed more than $350 million and counting. Fans of …

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Comedy queen in the making

After getting her first break in 2010 for ‘Rag Dhorinaka’, Reema Pereira has been owning the stage with her talent for comedy J P Pereira In Prince Jacob’s new tiatr, ‘Sun Hi-FI, Sasumaim WI-FI’, Macarena and her aunt come to meet a prospective groom’s mother. As the mother begins to make various queries and demands, Macarena finally loses patience and …

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Touching base with the heart

Kamesh D Patel, also known as Daaji, the fourth global guide of Heartfulness, was in Goa to speak at the recent yoga conference. NT BUZZ caught up with him and two of his followers to gain an insight into this form of meditation   CHRISTINE MACHADO | NT BUZZ A derivative of the Raja Yoga meditation founded at the turn …

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Yoga and dance – two sides to the same coin

Kathak dancer, Shovana Narayan and yoga expert cum educationist, Anita Dua recently launched ‘Illuminating Indian Classical Dances through yoga’ at the International Conference on Yoga for Public Healthcare which concluded recently in Panaji. NT BUZZ speaks to the authors to find more VENITA GOMES| NT BUZZ Yoga and Indian Classical dance are two integral parts of the Indian culture. The …

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