Monday , 27 May 2019

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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 »

Protect your vehicle from the rain

Shubh Bansal Doesn’t a change of season call for a change in wardrobe? Well, while you monsoon-proof your closet and flaunt your colourful umbrellas and flip flops, it is equally essential to protect your four-wheeler from the rain. Whether you take your car for work regularly or use it once in a month for an outing, take necessary precautions beforehand ... Read More »

My experiments with music: Varun Ahuja’s journey as a composer

Star of the week He picked up the guitar when he was a four-year-old, and now 24 years later, Varun Ahuja doesn’t feel he could have done anything else other than playing music. The 28-year-old Delhi-based musician, has played at more than 2000 concerts, and has finally decided to record songs on his own. His latest single is with popular ... Read More »

A fruity affair

NT BUZZ June 24 marks the nativity of Saint John the Baptist and the day is celebrated in Goa with much joy. People of all ages are seen making merry by eating, drinking and jumping in the well to commemorate this day. In this backdrop, come June 24 the Socorro Socio-Art and Cultural Association will host the Ponsachem Fest for ... Read More »

A special place for special people

Atmavishwas Centre deals in vocational training for young adults with special needs. What sets it apart from the other such spaces in Goa is the community library and its café located– the Casa dos Gamas – run solely by special people. NT KURIOCITY speaks with founder Liane da Gama to know more Alisha Nicole Carvalho | NT KURIOCITY Goa has ... Read More »

Aiming for the grandmaster title

RAMANDEEP KAUR | NT KURIOCITY Leon Mendonca is the youngest ever in Goa (at 7 years) to be conferred the prestigious title of Candidate Master (CM) by the World Chess Federation (FIDE) and youngest boy in Goa (at 6 years) to commence an Elo rating. He added another feather to his hat when he won gold at the 49th edition ... Read More »

When it rains, look for the rainbow

Kimberly Dias   Hey Kimberly, I’ve been feeling very low and scared for the past few days. There is a constant cloud of gloom lurking over me. I’ve recently experienced the loss of a few near and dear ones and it seems like the fragments of my life are slowly disappearing, especially from my childhood. I know that we can’t ... Read More »