Sunday , 17 February 2019

Kurio City

Panjab University’s first woman president – Kanupriya

A few years back, student politics at Panjab University (PU) was dominated by male student leaders. This year the discourse of politics has changed with Kanupriya, a member of left-leaning Students for Society (SFS) being elected as the first woman president. Before the student council elections were held, many student leaders of various outfits had opined that SFS took a ... Read More »

Cancer researcher in the making

Fauzia Bi Fairoz Shaikh, a student of Parvatibai Chowgule College of Arts and Science, Margao has just returned from a scholarship to the United States of America. In conversation with NT KURIOCITY she talks about her learnings, experience and more RAMANDEEP KAUR | NT KURIOCITY A tech-savvy girl who harbours the passion for writing and aspires to be a Cancer ... Read More »

Go, grab your second chance

Writing a book is something Ponda-based Aditi Sukhthanker always envisioned and is glad she made it with her first. NT KURIOCITY  talks to her about ‘The Second Chance’ NT KURIOCITY The topic for her first book ‘The Second Chance’ hit Aditi Sukhthanker when she read certain incidences in newspapers reflecting the weak mental capacity of today’s youth as well as ... Read More »

Dhempe College orgnaises two-day IISER lecture series

NT KURIOCITY Dhempe College of Arts and Science, Miramar along with Dempo Higher Secondary School organised a two-day lecture series in association with IISER, Pune at Dhempe College for college students and at Vasantrao Dempo Higher Secondary School of Arts, Science and Commerce, Cujira for high schools and higher secondary school students. Speaking about the lecture series, principal of the ... Read More »

Kshitij 2018, a project expo held at DBCE

NT KURIOCITY Kshitij 2018, a project exposition, the first-of-its-kind in Goa, was inaugurated by Governor, Mridula Sinha at Don Bosco College of Engineering, Fatorda. Speaking on the occasion, Sinha remembered the martyrs on Kargil Diwas and urged students to work for the betterment of the nation. Elaborating on how Kshitij can set boundaries and also encourage people to dream, she ... Read More »

Progress HS’s batch of ’92 holds reunion

NT KURIOCITY Progress High School, one of the premier educational institutions in the city, which was established in 1930, recently witnessed the reunion and felicitation of its past teachers. The event was organised by the 1992 batch students of the school at the Institute Menezes Braganza hall. These students welcomed teachers as well as non-teaching staff of the school with ... Read More »

Vaibhav wins Young Orator’s Elocution Competition

NT KURIOCITY Mushtifund High School, Panaji organised its All Goa Interschool Young Orator’s Elocution Competition in memory of gastroenterologist, late Subhash Raghuvir Naik. Topics for the competition were Peace and Harmony – Need of the hour; Food Preservation Techniques – A threat to our survival; Coping up with the concept of smart living – Challenges ahead; The Cyber World – ... Read More »

Draped in style

Ninoshka Alvares-Delaney If there is one piece of clothing that unifies our country from north to south, it is the saree. The significance of sarees is perfectly timeless and unmatched. Its design is universal and limitless, referenced around the world for its drape, textile and history. It is versatile and adaptable to context, environment and culture, with its making directly ... Read More »

Sadbhavana Diwas at St Xavier’s College

NT KURIOCITY The All India Catholic University Federation (AICUF) and Youth Cell in association with the NSS unit of St Xavier’s College, Mapusa organised Sadbhavana Diwas. The theme chosen for this year was ‘Deeds not words’. Principal Fr Jeronimo D’Silva welcomed the gathering and provided thought provoking insights on various aspects of the day. There were scripture readings of holy books ... Read More »

Swachh Vidyalaya Puraskar 2017 for VVM’s Vidya Vikas Academy

NT KURIOCITY VVM’s Vidya Vikas Academy, Margao, was awarded the District and State Level Swachh Vidyalaya Puraskar 2017 at the hands of IAS secretary (education) Government of Goa, Nila Mohanan at a function held at the Directorate of Technical Education, Porvorim. Vidya Vikas Academy will now be competing with schools from Pan India for the National Level Award. VVA was ... Read More »