Saturday , 16 February 2019

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Date dress for dudes

Ninoshka Alvares-Delaney It was St Valentine’s Day and your lady expects you to pamper her this weekend. You decide to take her out on a date and lavish her with gifts. Whether you have just started dating, or have been together for many years, dressing sharp for your date is the best way to show her that you respect and ... Read More »

Meet the Biggest Baby in the Early Universe

If you had a selfie stick big enough to take a picture of our universe from the outside, what do you think you’d see? The universe is filled with something called the ‘cosmic web’. This is one giant network made up of stars linked together in galaxies, galaxies bound in groups and groups forming networks called galaxy clusters. When galaxy ... Read More »

Planning a trip with Planet J and Ramchandra

Maria Fernandes | NT KURIOCITY ‘Travel cheap’, The Navhind Times Planet J’s workshop on making travel affordable and organised was held on February 10 at Dempo House, Panaji. The workshop aimed at highlighting the importance of the need for travel and educating participants on how to plan a budget around the world trip. The three elements to travel – theme ... Read More »

Dhempe College NCC cadets felicitated by Governor

NT KURIOCTY Sharmishtha Sanyal from Dhempe College of Arts and Science, Miramar along with other cadets from Goa were felicitated by Governor, Mridula Sinha; minister for sports and tourism, Manohar Ajgaonkar and deputy director general NCC of Karnataka and Goa Directorate, Brigadier DM Purvimath, VSM (Vishisht Seva Medal) for receiving Prime Minister Banner at Republic Day Camp this year. This ... Read More »

Panaji leads child safety on roads: Nissan-SLF Survey

NT KURIOCITY   While India largely ignores children’s safety on its roads, Panaji has proved to be an exception, with a majority (63 per cent) of its respondents stating that they felt safe with their children’s pedestrian movement on the city’s roads. This was the finding of ‘Study on Rear Seat-Belt Usage and Child Road Safety in India’, a research ... Read More »

Winners don’t quit

Kimberly Dias   Hi Kimberly, I used to be an all rounder in my class, pretty much excelling or being one of the better ones in everything I put my mind to. In the recent past, there have been a few changes that have taken place in my family because of which my responsibilities at home have increased. As a ... Read More »

Govt May Persuade But Not Direct RBI

Y V REDDY DURING the reform period till 2013, the government took several steps to strengthen the balance sheet of the Reserve Bank of India and added to the reserves.  For instance, the excessive cost of sterilisation which normally is borne by the central bank was shared by the government to keep the central bank strong to be able to ... Read More »

Mulayam’s Outpouring Of Heart For Modi

MICHAEL VAZ, MERCES ON the concluding day of the parliamentary session, the last before the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, something unusual came to light. Whereas it has become a routine these days for the opposition leaders to trade baseless charges against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, it was interesting to witness the Samajwadi Party leader Mulayam Singh Yadav applauding Modi for ... Read More »

Heads Must Roll In Tourism Department

THE sooner Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar realises that its tourism department needs close monitoring to stop wasteful expenditure, favouritism and gross inefficiency the better. Nothing in tourism seems to be working that could be pleasing to the taxpayers. The department lacks a direction and focus on public interest. Tourist arrivals are declining. The Travel and Tourism Association of Goa (TTAG) ... Read More »

Collector issues stop-work order to IPSCDL

NT NETWORK   PANAJI North Goa district Collector has issued a stop-work order to Imagine Panaji Smart City Development Ltd (IPSCDL) for various digging works undertaken by it within the jurisdiction of the Corporation of the City of Panaji, with immediate effect. However, it is learnt from the sources that most of the ongoing digging works in the city are ... Read More »