Tuesday , 11 December 2018

Kurio City

Compassion: The rise of the teenager

Dr Kedar Padte The scene was the Biology Laboratory and the event was Biology Final Exam. The emotions were mixed. The chief examiner was outraged and was yelling “Fail”. The co-examiner professor Talkerato was at peace and trying to be the mediator. Timidita, the student, was scarred out of her skin over possibly failing an exam for the first time ... Read More »

British Council announces scholarship for Indian women

NT KURIOCITY British Council has announced the second edition of its 70th Anniversary Scholarship programme for Indian Women pursuing a master’s in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) in the United Kingdom. The announcement was made at a felicitation ceremony with Prime Minister Rt Hon Theresa May MP United Kingdom for the 104 Indian Women STEM scholars. The announcement of a ... Read More »

Two-day National Seminar held at St Xavier’s

NT KURIOCITY The departments of chemistry and electronics, St Xavier’s College organised a two-day National Seminar in association with Department of Science, Technology and Environment, Government of Goa. The topic of the seminar was ‘Recent advances in applied chemistry and electronic technologies’. The seminar was attended by about 180 students and teachers from colleges in the state, Goa University, industry ... Read More »

Our Lady of Merces HS installs Interact Club

NT KURIOCITY Our Lady of Merces High School, Merces held the installation ceremony of its Interact Club. The ceremony was attended by the president of the Rotary Club, Sadashiv Sirsat; secretary; Balchandra Amonkar; director of youth services, Glen Kalavampara; Cerolina Henriques; Shree Kumar; Dubhashi Parai; principal, Fr Remedios Britto Furtado; headmaster, John Fernandes; teachers and students. A video presentation of ... Read More »

Art workshop: Bringing music, dance and art together

NT KURIOCITY The Art workshop by artist Siddhi Naik brought together art, music and dance at International Centre Goa, Dona Paula. The workshop was organised for children with aim of changing the perspective of drawing and painting towards creative thinking and mind development and enjoying one’s idea of artwork. The workshop had musical sessions by musicians Rweff De Souza and ... Read More »

A fun learning festival

Majja – a Diwali Children’s Festival will be held from November 12 to November 17 at Margao and Ponda. NT KURIOCITY gets details of how the idea of the festival was born, what it is in store this year and more RAMANDEEP KAUR | NT KURIOCITY Majja is a holiday camp organised by Abhinav Creationz for children. ‘Majja’, a Konkani ... Read More »

A touch of creativity to the ordinary

21-year-old, Nilesh Mapari from Mapusa engages in various arts and crafts and will conduct a ‘Do It Yourself (DIY) Workshop’ on November 13 and November 14 at Onlet Production Goa, Sangolda, for children between 8 to 15 years. In conversation with NT KURIOCITY Nilesh speaks about his passion for crafts VENITA GOMES| NT KURiOCITY As a child Nilesh Mapari was ... Read More »

Teaching children the joy of sharing

Maria Fernandes At some point or another, you as a parent must have experienced your child behaving selfishly. You may have even wondered how this sort of behaviour came about and doubt if your child will grow out of it. However, if you questioned your own parents you are bound to find similar selfish incidents in your own past. The ... Read More »

Happiness comes from within

Kimberly Dias Dear Kimberly,  I was in class 11 when I had a huge crush on a guy from my class (Tom). He was smart, popular and all things glam. We became friends and after a year I told him I liked him but he rejected me. We never spoke again. Some months later, my best friend (Judy) broke up ... Read More »

Campaigning for a better world

NT KURIOCITY To identify individuals who are working towards the good in the community, more than just a hobby or a weekend exercise, CII Young Indians (Yi) Goa has launched the ‘Yi Goa Change-Maker 2018’ campaign beginning from November 1 running till November 20. This will be driven largely through social media platforms such as Facebook and WhatsApp with support ... Read More »