Saturday , 21 July 2018

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Even massive stars fall like a feather

Over 400 years ago, the famous scientist Galileo Galilei climbed to the top of Leaning Tower of Pisa and dropped two balls of different weight. While you might expect the heavier ball to fall faster, he actually found that they both hit the ground at the same time. This was a big discovery; it showed us that the mass of ... Read More »

World’s beaches eroding in protected marine areas: Study

The world’s sandy shorelines are declining in protected marine areas which could threaten plant and animal species and cultural heritage sites, a global survey of beaches with satellites data from NASA and the US Geological Survey shows. About 24 per cent of sandy beaches worldwide are eroding, while 27 per cent are growing, showed the findings published in the journal ... Read More »

Young innovators of Goa

Every final year student has been a part of a group to work on a project wherein they explore their ideas, creativity and work hard to develop some interesting and useful plans. NT KURIOCITY bring readers the details of some engineering final year projects RAMANDEEP KAUR | NT KURIOCITY Working on final year project often gets the best of you ... Read More »

Learn to decipher the past

NT KURIOCITY History may not interest many of us, but for enthusiasts uncovering the past, always seems interesting. An opportunity to know the basics about the oldest Indian script is now open to Goans with the one-day workshop in Introduction to Indian Epigraphy and practical learning of 2000 year old Brahmi Script to be held on July 15. Sawani Shetye, ... Read More »

The internet and teenage secrets

Dr Kedar Padte “Why are you sulking?” I asked my friend Dr Tension and added “you look like a bereaved mackerel.” He said: “My subconscious mind is in turmoil as I have no solution to the problem presented to me by the parents of teenage boys and girls.” As a psychiatrist, Dr Tension tends to psychosocial problems of young adults. ... Read More »

Model English HS batch of 1984 holds get together

NT KURIOCITY The 1984 batch of Model English High School, Margao organised a get together for ex-students and teachers at BPS Club, Margao and felicitated all the teachers who had taught them during their school days. The event received overwhelming response from ex-students who travelled all the way from Melbourne, Manila, Muscat, Mumbai, Kolhapur, Bengaluru, and Belgaum besides the locals. ... Read More »

Chowgule College’s TNT makes it to The Red Bull Spotlight college band hunt

NT KURIOCITY The college band of Parvatibai Chowgule College, Margao – TNT – has been selected for the finals of the Red Bull Spotlight, a nation-wide programme to identify and support talent across various fields. Competitions were held in nine cities across the country, namely, Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru, Chennai, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Guwahati, Goa and Pune – with one band emerging ... Read More »

Career guidance seminar and felicitation of meritorious students held at Colvale

NT KURIOCITY Akhil Gomantakiya Daivadnya Brahmin Youth Association, Margao in collaboration with Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan, Panaji organised a career guidance seminar cum felicitation of meritorious students for the students of class 10 and 12 at Mahadev Smruti Sabhagruha hall, Colvale. Chief guest was district youth coordinator of Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan, Kalidas Ghatwal. Also present on the dais were ... Read More »

Big Foot Trust awards SSC toppers

NT KURIOCITY The Big Foot Trust held its 16th annual felicitation function of SSC toppers from schools in Loutolim and Raia. Chief guests were Tony and Cecilia Vaz, members of Village Panchayat Loutolim. Students were felicitated at the hands of Cecilia Vaz with cash prizes and a memento. Maureen Alvares spoke about the Big Foot and its role in the education ... Read More »

Quick guide to beauty tools

Roanna Silveira Are you interested in makeup but do brushes scare you? Do the numerous brushes confuse you and would you rather use your fingers instead of figuring out what each one is used for? Here’s an easy list of the basic makeup tools you’ll need! Flat foundation brush: Use this to apply cream or liquid foundations. Apply the foundation ... Read More »