Wednesday , 14 November 2018

Kurio City

Oily hair woes

Roanna Silveira Greasy hair can spoil anyone’s look. But why are some people more prone to this? Perpetually oily hair is caused by scalp issues or by poor maintenance of one’s hair. The body produces natural oil called sebum. When one’s body overproduces sebum, it manifests as oily skin or oily hair when produced in the scalp. Excess sebum production ... Read More »

Concert for western classical musical talent

NT BUZZ On October 15, deserving young Goans between the ages of 10 and 15 will get a chance to perform at a concert to be held at the Dinanath Mangueshkar Auditorium, Kala Academy. Performers will be chosen after they present their musical choices, singing or playing an instrument of their liking, and are selected to present their pieces on the ... Read More »

Goenkar by the book

Mayur Arsekar from Ponda has been manufacturing all sizes of school and college notebooks under the name ‘Goenkar’ in a bid to promote Goan culture and identity. NT KURIOCITY finds out more RAMANDEEP KAUR | NT KURIOCITY Having always been interested in the paper business, and seeing it as a creative sector with a huge scope for innovation, Ponda-based Mayur ... Read More »

‘I’ve always been more inclined to entrepreneurship,’ Ashley

Vasco-based Ashley D’Souza, 21, who is pursuing Computer Engineering is the founder of Hexcoderz – a startup company, and is also the youngest to own a startup at CIBA, Verna. NT KURIOCITY gets more details NT KURIOCITY Hexcoderz is a budding web development and design startup that Ashley D’Souza founded in the year 2016. Ever since then, they have been ... Read More »

‘Understanding writings of Goans challenging imperial order’ – Angela

Researcher at the Institute of Social Sciences, University of Lisbon, Angela Barreto Xavier will deliver a lecture on topic ‘Writing the politics of empire from Goa: Goans of Indian origin’ today at Museum Of Goa, Pilerne. In conversation with NT BUZZ Angela gives an insight into the topic VENITA GOMES| NT BUZZ Though Goa was liberated from the Portuguese 450 years ... Read More »

Goan art director works his magic on ‘Fanney Khan’

After critically acclaimed film ‘Mom’, ‘Fanney Khan’, that has released today, will have on screen the talent and toil of Goan art director Ajay Chodankar, who adds to the reality quotient of the film which was mostly shot on location. NT BUZZ finds more Danuska Da Gama I NT BUZZ A one-of-its-kind musical comedy, ‘Fanney Khan’ is a story about ... Read More »

Vidyut Jamwal named one of the 6 top martial artistes in the world

Star of the week Commando actor Vidyut Jamwal who is known for performing terrific stunts on-screen has been named one of the top six martial artists across the world and he is the only Indian to have featured in the prestigious list curated by Looper. According to a report, Vidyut was quoted as saying: “This is indeed an honour. Recognition ... Read More »

Our Lady of Mount Carmel HS wins Subratto Mukherjee tournament

NT KURIOCITY Our Lady of Mount Carmel High School won the under 14 boys Subratto Mukherjee tournament in Pernem taluka by defeating St Joseph High School, Pernem. In the first round the team defeated Mandre High School with 0-4 goals. In the semi finals the students defeated Don Bosco High School with a score of 0-2. Goal scorers for the ... Read More »

Celebrating Indian handloom

Ninoshka Alvares-Delaney On August 7 India will observe National Handloom Day which commemorates the celebration of aesthetics and indigenous art. India is the only country that still produces traditional hand-woven textiles created by weavers, whereas the rest of the world has lost the art of hand-weaving and loom process, along with all natural and organic processes involved in creating textiles. ... Read More »

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 »