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Weak heart, but strong willed

10 -year-old old Margao-based Shannon Fernandes was a premature baby after many heart stoppages in the womb and has a chip implanted to monitor his heart functioning at all times. He acted in the film titled ‘Mama! I got your cigarettes’ that was screened at the 2nd Anti Tobacco Film Festival 2018 and the film was also acknowledged at the ... Read More »

Back from the land of the rising sun

Six students from Goa University were selected to attend an exchange programme at Nihon University, Japan. The programme included 40 hours of modules on Japanese society, culture, business and communications. NT KURIOCITY caught up with three students to know about their experience Alisha Nicole Carvalho | NT KURIOCITY The Goa University has an ongoing collaboration with Nihon University, Japan which ... Read More »

Gaming addiction: An upcoming teenage disease

Dr Kedar Padte In recent press headlines and article by WHO ‘gaming addiction’ has been listed under mental disorder. In other words it falls under the same category as schizophrenia, mania and anxiety neurosis! Gaming addiction is now a psychiatric condition classified by World Health Organisation (WHO) in its new International Classification of Diseases (ICD). Member of WHO’s department of ... Read More »

MES conducts talk on CV writing

NT KURIOCITY Placement Cell of MES College of Arts and Commerce, Zuarinagar organised a talk on CV Writing and Presentation Skills for an Interview for final year students of the college. Resource person was Clare Noronha who has over eighteen years experience as an HR Professional. In her session, Claire emphasised the importance of standing out in the crowd by ... Read More »

Agnel Institute of Food Crafts and Culinary Sciences receives Guinness World Record certificate

NT KURIOCITY Guinness World Record has issued a certificate of participation to Agnel Institute of Food Crafts and Culinary Sciences, Verna for their participation in the world record event of the largest fish patty/fritter of 295.6 kilograms (651.68 lbs) under the guidance of Joseph Dias from Trinity Group and Culinary Forum of Goa (All India). The world record effort was ... Read More »

Aumkar secures 28th spot in AIIMS entrance test

NT KURIOCITY Aumkar Shah, a student of Cujira’s Mushtifund Aryaan Higher Secondary School, secured an all-India rank of 28 at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) entrance test. Talking about this achievement Aumkar said: “This is the best rank at AIIMS from Goa and it makes me the first Goan student to take admission in the prestigious AIIMS, ... Read More »

College all-rounder wins Outstanding Student Award

Youth ICON Ramandeep Kaur | NT KURIOCITY Student of V M Salgaocar Institute of International Hospitality Education (VMSIIHE), Lionel Noronha was awarded the Outstanding Student Award. Each year the college presents the award to the brightest and most talented student of the college. Lionel completed his schooling at Vidya Vikas Academy, Margao up till class 12 and then joined VMSIIHE ... Read More »

Skin care in the rain

Roanna Silveira Rain and humidity wreak havoc on the skin, making it look dull and congested. The skin is also more prone to bacterial and fungal infections which can lead to unsightly acne or rashes. You will need to increase your regular skincare routine to better take care of your skin. Here are a few tips for both, young men ... Read More »

R Praggnanandhaa becomes world’s second youngest Chess Grand Master

Star of the week India’s R Praggnanandhaa has become the country’s youngest and the world’s second youngest Grand Master at the age of 12 years after reaching the final round of the Grendine Open in Italy. The Chennai-based player was paired with Grand Master Prujjsers Roland in the final round, which ensured that he would achieve the feat. After beating ... Read More »

Goa’s space for co-learning

The Seeker Space, a co-learning platform founded by a researcher, educator and entrepreneur with a mission to get everyone learning, is a platform for hosting workshops, talks, research and discussions across disciplines. NT BUZZ finds out more RAMANDEEP KAUR | NT BUZZ To spread awareness among Goan students about the opportunities open to them in their areas of interest, Raj ... Read More »