Friday , 20 April 2018

Kurio City

Anoushka Gaekwad: Flying high

17-year-old Anoushka Gaekwad’s passion for flying commenced when she was barely eight. Three weeks ago, the enterprising teenager received her pilot’s licence from Super T Aviation, an academy for air cadets in Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada where she now resides. Through e-mail, the Goan-origin teenager shares her experiences, aspirations and more with NT KURIOCITY Maria Fernandes|NT Kuriocity A student of ... Read More »

Meet India’s Butterfly Man

Isaac Kehimkar from Mumbai, who is also known as the ‘Butterfly Man of India’, will be in the state on September 16, to conduct a butterfly trail at Heblekar’s Butterfly Conservatory of Goa, near Ponda. NT KURIOCITY finds out more RAMANDEEP KAUR |NT KURIOCITY If you love nature and the beauty of colourful butterflies fascinates you then a butterfly trail ... Read More »

Akash Telgu and Dielle Pillay win Mr and Ms Synthesis 2017

NT KURIOCITY Don Bosco College, Panaji organised its annual two-day intra-collegiate cultural event ‘Synthesis’.  This year’s theme ‘Prophecy’ was an entirely new experience for students as it gave them an insight in to creating their own future. There were 12 teams altogether, each with a team name and slogan. The event had off-stage events like third degree, singing, gaming and ... Read More »

VMSIIHE students visit Switzerland

NT KURIOCITY A weeklong trip to Switzerland is often a holiday for many. But for students of the VM Salgaocar Institute of International Hospitality Education (VMSIIHE), who visited the European country on an educative excursion, this was a trip which could end up defining their careers in the hospitality industry. Whether it was the Cailler chocolate factory or the town ... Read More »

Creative Canvas held at Fr Agnel HSS

NT KURIOCITY What dream, vision and talent can I turn into reality? How can I make it happen? This and many more thoughts of students were answered at the third edition of the Inter Higher Secondary talent show ‘Creative Canvas’ held at Fr Agnel Higher Secondary School, Pilar. Principal, Fr Andrew Silveira extended a warm welcome to all the guests ... Read More »

Independence Day celebrated at Mushtifund Saunstha

NT KURIOCITY Independence Day was celebrated at Mushtifund Saunstha, Cujira Complex by paying homage to all the legendary heroes of India’s Freedom Struggle. Renowned Bollywood singer and Goan icon Hema Sardesai unfurled the tri-colour. Speaking on the occasion, Hema stressed on student’s responsibility in uplifting our nation in different sphere so that our world becomes a better place to live ... Read More »

Style up with five kinds of traditional dupattas

Puja Mapxencar If you are not a dupatta person then reading this article will change the way you thinking. Here are some amazing types of dupattas that you should add to your shopping cart: Buti dupatta: Buti work dupatta consists of delicate designing and decoration of natural elements. The detailing is either religious or nature-related and features intricate design on ... Read More »

Discovering yourself is life’s greatest challenge

Kimberly Dias Hello Kimberly,  I’m in class nine and often find myself feeling very tempted to cut my wrists every time I feel angry or extremely upset. Many of my classmates do it and I wonder if that might make me feel better or just drown some of my pain away for some time. My parents fight often and my ... Read More »

Anurag Mhamal: The knight of chess in Goa

Winning the title of grandmaster (GM) in the fifth round of the 37th Benasque International Open Chess tournament in Spain has not put an end to Anurag Mhamal’s dreams; instead it has motivated him to go higher. NT KURIOCITY finds more about Goa’s first GM RAMANDEEP KAUR | NT KURIOCITY Being the first to achieve something is a memory to ... Read More »

Sing the National Anthem with signs

Just before India’s 71th Independence Day, Goa witnessed the launch of the National Anthem in sign language featuring Amitabh Bachchan along with differently abled children who are featured in the video using sign language. NT KURIOCITY speaks to Satish Kapoor, the man behind the concept of the video Singing the National Anthem is always a proud moment for any Indian ... Read More »