Monday , 19 November 2018

Kurio City

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 »

Fancy dress competition held at GHS Morpirla

NT KURIOCITY Government High School Morpirla held a Fancy dress competition for its students in order to create awareness about the importance of trees and wild life. The competition was held in two categories. The winners in junior category were Sahil Gaonkar of class 5, Shruti Goankar of class 5 and Rolisha Velip of class 7. In the senior category the ... Read More »

Dealing with acne

Roanna Silveira Acne is the bane of many teenagers’ existence and it can extend even up to adulthood. What is acne? Pimples or acne form when hair follicles under the skin clog up. Pimples usually form on the face, neck, back, chest and shoulders. They are different types: Whiteheads: These remain under the skin and are small. Blackheads: Clearly visible, ... Read More »

Ragpicker’s son cracks AIIMS-MBBS entrance exam

Asharam Chaudhary (18), son of a ragpicker has made it to AIIMS, Jodhpur to study medicine after having cracked AIIMS-MBBS entrance test, 2018. Though the result of AIIMS-MBBS entrance examination 2018 was declared on June 18, his achievement came to be known only a couple of days back after he got a letter from AIIMS, Delhi regarding his admission to ... Read More »

Indian boy wins over Voice UK judges with ‘Balam Pichkari’ and a harmonium

Star of the week The Voice Kids UK edition is currently on air and one of the talents that has intrigued and impressed the judges of the show, Will.I.Am, Danny Jones and Pixie Lott, is 10-year-old Indian boy Krishna. He performed a cover of Calvin Harris and Disciples’ ‘How Deep is your Love’ and the popular Bollywood number ‘Balam Pichkari’ ... Read More »