Wednesday , 24 April 2019

Kurio City

What it takes to be a tennis player

Tennis is not as popular as other sports in Goa. However there are a quite a number of youngsters who passionately practise this sport. NT KURIOCITY caught up with two pairs of siblings to understand more about their passion for tennis and aspects that steer success NT KURIOCITY While football continues to be dominant on Goa’s playgrounds and physical education ... Read More »

Kids Camp Play School celebrates annual day

NT KURIOCITY Kids Camp Play School and Young Achievers Primary School, Porvorim celebrated its annual day. The theme for the event was ‘Kids Camp, Young Achievers and its environment’. Chief guest for the function was minister for Revenue, IT and Labour and Employment, Rohan Khaunte. Students exhibited various cultural performances on the occasion. Principal of the school, Valerie Pinto thanked ... Read More »

Timing skills: A teenage dilemma

Dr Kedar Padte Timidita was almost pulling out her hair, “This surprise test that has been announced for tomorrow is ridiculous. With prelims slated for the coming Monday, how does one study? Where is the time?” she screamed. The atmosphere in the canteen of Elitemix University was tense. If Timidita the topper has problems, the rest of the class would ... Read More »

Yuri and Srijan from Sharada Mandir wins Safety Quiz

NT KURIOCITY Safety Quest 2019, a quiz competition on safety for all schools across the state was held at the Institute Menezes Braganza Hall, Panaji wherein Yuri Naidu and Srijan Kumar from Sharada Mandir School, Miramar won first place, Adnan Syed and Nikhilesh Rana also from Sharada Mandir School, Miramar won second place, and Sohail C and Reeve Rodrigues from ... Read More »

Getting rid of dandruff

Roanna Silveira Most of us have suffered from dandruff at least once in our lives. But what is this annoying problem that plagues us and leaves us scratching our heads? Dandruff is a skin condition that affects the scalp, eyebrows and nose; it is the excessive shedding of dead skin cells. These cells are normally lost through shedding but in ... Read More »

Test your Goa knowledge

NT BUZZ Konkani Bhasha Mandal will be organising its seventh Adv Arun Singbal Memorial Quiz Competition on February 14 at the Seminar Hall (Academic section), Goa College of Engineering, Farmagudi, Ponda from 1.45 p.m. onwards. It is being organised in association with the last year’s winners, Goa College of Engineering, Farmagudi, Ponda. The quiz is open to higher secondary schools, ... Read More »

Lamani is second Goan cricket player to complete PhD

NT KURIOCITY Chandu G Lamani, Physical Education Officer at BITS Pilani K K Birla Goa Campus, has been conferred the PhD degree in the recently held 69th Annual Convocation of Karnatak University, Dharwad at the hands of Director General, CSIR and Secretary DSIR, New Delhi Shekhar C Mande and Vice-Chancellor, Karnatak University, Dharwad, Pramod B Gai. Lamani successfully completed his ... Read More »

GCASC Khandola celebrates annual day

NT KURIOCITY Government College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Khandola celebrated its 30th Annual Day in the presence of former principal of PES College, Anil Dinge as the chief guest. In his speech Dinge emphasised on the importance of values, focus, and study planning in a student’s life. He said that the current generation is very smart, and the only ... Read More »

Travel makes you wise

An engineer by profession and a traveller and explorer by passion, Ramchandra Prabhu Salgaonkar, has to date travelled to 18 countries and aims to cover at least another 32 by 2021. In the next Planet J workshop, slated for Sunday, February 10, at Dempo House, Panaji, he will share his vast experience with youngsters on making travel cheaper, easier and ... Read More »

Art history reinterpreted

Studio 07 Fine Art Academy is all set to host their fourth annual exhibition titled ‘History of Art’ on February 3. NT KURIOCITY gets more details NT KURIOCITY Studio 07 Fine Arts Academy, Vasco that is working towards promoting art in the society will conduct their fourth annual exhibition ‘History of Art’. Around 95 acrylic paintings on oil paper and ... Read More »