Sunday , 21 October 2018

Kurio City

Star of the week

RAMANDEEP KAUR | NT KURIOCITY Student of Goa Medical College (GMC), Bambolim Aadya Nitish Kerkar won around 23 prizes including ‘Best Graduate of the year 2017’, ‘Best Lady Graduate of the year 2017’ at Vismaya 2018, the annual social gathering and prize distribution ceremony organised by the college for students association 2017-2018. Aadya who completed her MBBS from GMC this ... Read More »

The XVII State Youth Festival 2018 invites applications

The Directorate of Sports and Youth Affairs will organise the XVII State Youth Festival 2018 in the last week of November for which it will begin accepting applications shortly. NT KURIOCITY finds about the Youth Festival and how the first prize winners of the festival will be selected to represent the state at a national level SHERAS FERNANDES | NT ... Read More »

Sex educating the ‘Parent’

DR Kedar Padte The scene was anxious. There were over 300 students mumbling in hushed voices about the essay paper for the sociology exam being tough. The examiner was said to always pose awkward questions that would be difficult to write for three hours, even for those with IQ above 120. Secksneverika, a bold student of sociology with profound knowledge ... Read More »

How to Take care of Your Skin this Summer

Roanna Silveira Cleanser If you have oily skin, a creamy cleanser won’t help. Use a mild, foaming cleanser to remove oil and grime from your face. Exfoliate Exfoliation is the key to soft smooth unpigmented skin. The best way to use a scrub on dry skin is before you shower. Pay attention to the elbows and knees as well. This ... Read More »

Discovering a love for spiders

SACHI NAIK | NT KURIOCITY Raia-based Rupali Pandit did not realise how her life would turn around with her MSc Zoology final year dissertation on Spiders (Order Araneae) found at the Taleigao plateau; not only did she score highest in her project and has achieved a Gold Medal at Goa University (2016-17), but she has also gained a lifelong fascination ... Read More »

‘Local wineries need to produce wines that can meet international standards’ Ajgaonkar

NT BUZZ Minister for tourism and sports Manohar Babu Ajgaonkar said that local wineries and breweries need to conduct research and come up with innovative experiments that will help Goan wines to compete with international brands. He was speaking at the inaugural of The Grape Escapade at DB Bandodkar Grounds, Campal. Ajgaonkar said that festivals like The Grape Escapade are ... Read More »

Cooling off with carved fruits and vegetables

Maria Fernandes | NT KURIOCITY Despite the oppressive heat, 52 students along with teachers and a few parents attended The Navhind Times Planet J workshop on April 14 at the Agnel Institute of Food Craft and Culinary Sciences in Verna. The three-hour workshop aimed at giving youngsters tips on how to create edible art from simple vegetables and fruits. Conducted ... Read More »

VM College students shines at a Global level

  Three members of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) board of the VM Salgaocar College of Law, Miramar – Balkrishna Vishwanath Thali, John James Samuel and Amrit Dutta participated in the 2018 INADR International Mediation Tournament and World Congress won the Judges Appreciation Award. Please like & share: Read More »

The Gera School – Nurturing Individuality

The Gera family is no stranger to Goa and Goans. Building communities in Pune, Goa, Bangalore and California since 1970, their latest venture in Goa, is into the world of education. Please like & share: Read More »

Encouraging creativity through writing, an online platform for aspiring as well as established authors to showcase their work in short story fiction genre, to avid readers who like to keep their reads short is organising Creative Short Story Writing workshops in the State. NT KURIOCITY speaks to the project director, Novella Short Stories, Inacio Fernandes for more details Please like & share: Read More »