Friday , 22 March 2019

Kurio City

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 »

How well can you spell?

To help students test and improve their spelling skills and cultivate a healthy competitive spirit, the Navhind Times in partnership with the Event Management department of S S Dempo College of Commerce and Economics is organizing Spell-Bee 2018 for school students. NT KURIOCITY caught up with some teachers, parents and students to find out their views on spellings Maria Fernandes ... Read More »

Improving the written word

RAMANDEEP KAUR | NT KURIOCITY Bringing new trends in children’s literature to the fore, based on the changing needs of the children and enhancing the reading habit, Ravindra Bhavan, Margao in collaboration with Directorate of Official Language, Government of Goa and Konkani Bhasha Mandal (KBM), Goa is organising the second Bal Sahitya Parishad, a two-day state level children’s literary conference ... Read More »

Less sleep, less libido

Dr Kedar Padte Andro and Aroganto were in a tense conversation with assistant professor Talkerato. “My erectile function has deteriorated significantly over the last two years,” grumbled Aroganto. I am not half of the boy I used to be. I eat well, never miss my gym and yet this dysfunction, these were the thoughts running through his mind. Talkerato mentioned ... Read More »

PCCE wins inter-collegiate badminton tournament

NT KURIOCITY Department of physical education and sports of VVM’s Shree Damodar College of Commerce and Economics organised an inter-collegiate badminton tournament. Eleven colleges from different parts of Goa participated in the tournament. PCCE College, Verna emerged winners and were awarded a cash prize of `5000, trophy, medals and certificates. Runners-up Salgoancar College of Law, Miramar were awarded a cash ... Read More »

AITD students create pulse vending machine

NT KURIOCITY Mechanical engineering students of Agnel Institute of Technology and Design, namely, Abhishek Shetye, Jeffrey Mendes, Gaurang Borkar and Prashil Shirodkar along with guides professor Gaurish Walke and professor Adersh Alornekar designed and fabricated a vending machine that can dispense the required amount of pulses. The user of the vending machine has to select the type of grain required ... Read More »

Aldona to get music academy

NT KURIOCITY The Congregation of the Missionaries of Saint Francis De Sales (MSFS) laid the foundation stone for the construction of the Fransalian Music Academy at Aldona. Present at the event were project sponsor and chief guest, Fr Thomas Fernandes, msfs; MLA Aldona constituency, Glenn Souza Ticlo; sarpanch of Aldona, Deepak Naik; project coordinator and headmaster of St Thomas Boys ... Read More »

Damodar Vidyalaya wins patriotic singing competition

NT KURIOCITY Mashem Cricket Club oragnised Late Srirang Lolayekar Patriotic Singing Competition at Nirakar Vidyalaya wherein Damodar Vidyalaya, Loliem won the first place whereas Nirakar Vidyalaya and SS Angle Higher Secondary School, Canacona won second and third place respectively. Theatre and mime artiste, Sanjay Talwadkar was the chief guest for the presentation ceremony. Speaking on the occasion, Talwadkar appreciated the ... Read More »

A silken affair

Ninoshka Alvares-Delaney With its shimmering appearance and smooth texture, silk has been enticing Indians for the longest time. In fact, India ranks as the world’s largest consumer of silk and the second largest producer of silk in the world after China. Known as resham in eastern and north India and pattu in the southern parts of India, silk has a ... Read More »