Wednesday , 19 September 2018

Kurio City

Archbishop of Goa inaugurates academic year at St Xavier’s

NT KURIOCITY The academic year at St Xavier’s College, Mapusa was inaugurated by Archbishop Patriarch Filipe Neri Ferrão. Inspired by the theme ‘Compassion towards the poor – the heart of education’, Archbishop Ferrao urged the congregation to embark upon a journey “to become good human beings, caring persons, committed citizens ready to build a new society.” Administrator, Fr Zeferino D’Souza ... Read More »

Put knowledge to practise, take risks

Kimberly Dias Dear Kimberly,  I belong to a single parent family. My dad spends most of his time at work, doing his best to provide for us. Although I’m in class 12 now I’m still responsible for the household and my two younger brothers. I try and juggle my schedule as much as I can to make sure all their ... Read More »

Rosary College orgnaises ‘Ensemble 1.0’

NT KURIOCITY Department of computer applications, Rosary College of Commerce and Arts, Navelim organised a state level event ‘Ensemble 1.0’. The event provided students with a platform to demonstrate their knowledge of computer science and proficiency in IT skills. A total of seven teams from various higher secondary schools in Goa participated in the event. Loyola Higher Secondary School won ... Read More »

A musical night dedicated to Mohammed Rafi

NT BUZZ In tribute to late Mohammed Rafi, Hotel Fidalgo is all set to organise a musical night on July 28 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. This year, singer Mehmood Hassan and Chetana Sahane both from Baroda, and anchor from Mumbai, RK will enthrall the audience. “There is always a fondness for Rafi’s evergreen compositions among our patrons and ... Read More »

Acing the interview

With an aim to give youngsters some important tips on answering an interview, first impressions, standard questions asked, besides other related topics, Planet J’s next workshop on interview facing skills slated for August 5, will be conducted by communication skills coach and proprietor of Speaking Studio, a persona and skill development centre; Runa Menezes. The half-day workshop is open to ... Read More »

Goa-based scholar discovers thrombolytic and wound healing properties of starfish

RAMANDEEP KAUR | NT KURIOCITY When one thinks of starfish, the first thing that usually comes to mind is how pretty they look. Yet besides this, these sea creatures are also model organisms for regenerations studies owing to their immense regenerative potential. And Mansi Baveja, a PhD scholar at BITS Pilani K K Birla Goa Campus set out to research ... Read More »

Virginity: To lose or not to lose, that is the question

Dr Kedar Padte “Are you a virgin?” Boisterina asked Secksneverika who said: “But of course I am.” In response to her friends reply Boisterina went on to say that it’s nothing to be proud of and that at 23 years of age if one hasn’t indulged in an intimate relation it only means one has not looked at an important ... Read More »

DMC lecturers awarded doctorates

NT KURIOCITY Four lecturers from Dnyanprassarak Mandal’s College and Research Centre received doctorates at the Goa University’s 30th annual convocation ceremony. Shanthi Muninathan (English), Udaysingh Vithalrao Rane (Electronics), Prashant Kadam (Economics) and Aparna Lolyekar (Economics). From the department of English, Shanthi Muninathan’s thesis ‘Campus fiction-A critical study’ was completed under the guidance of professor Sripad Bhat from the department of ... Read More »

Students of Narayan Bandekar School make plastic free saptah a reality

NT KURIOCITY Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan’s Narayan Bandekar School was a part of ensuring Mormugao taluka’s saptah was plastic free this year. Students of the school made paper bags and delivered 1500 paper bags to Saiel Kamat of Waste Management Department who spearheaded the mission. Principal of the school, Elizabeth Valsan along with teacher Rupasmita Barik and manager of the school, ... Read More »

Our Lady of Mount Carmel HS celebrates Founder’s Day

NT KURIOCITY Our Lady of Mount Carmel High School, Arambol celebrated Founder’s Day on the occasion of birth anniversary of Late Fr Caladanso Mazarello. The ex- students from 1997 to 1999 were attended the programme. The theme for the Eucharistic celebration was, ‘Fr Caladanso Mazarello: A Beacon of Light to the Poor’. The main celebrant of the mass was Fr ... Read More »