Saturday , 20 April 2019

Kurio City

Trekking to Tambdi Surla by NCC Naval Cadets of MES College

NT KURIOCITY NCC Naval Division of MES College of Arts and Commerce, Zuarinagar organised a trekking programme for its second and third year cadets to Tamdhi Surla, Sanguem. The trekking was organised as part of NCC training to inculcate a spirit of adventure, explorative inquisitiveness, develop stamina, endurance, discipline, courage, determination, comradeship, leadership leading to development of self-confidence, team spirit ... Read More »

Priya Singh wins Future Chef Goa 2017-18

NT KURIOCITY Goa’s trail-blazing culinary competition for schools- IAM Goa Future Chef-2017-18, a culinary competition for schools held its felicitation programme. Super Chefs began last November with more than 800 students participating in the preliminary tasting round. Ten super chefs made it to the finals after beating 20 semi finalists from the 200 quarter final round, selected from across more ... Read More »

Sharada Mandir School secures 100 per cent results

NT KURIOCITY Sharada Mandir School, Miramar, has secured 100 per cent results both at the ICSE and ISC examinations of March 2018. At the ICSE standard 10 examination 172 students had answered the examination. 58 students secured 90 per cent and above. 82 students secured between 75 and 89 per cent. 32 students were placed in the first class. The ... Read More »

Storing clothes till the next season

Ninoshka Alvares-Delaney With the arrival of the monsoons, our wardrobe undergoes some reshuffling wherein thicker clothing gets swapped for light weight garments. Putting clothes in storage keeps them safe until you’re ready to wear them again.What you need to keep in mind is that the high levels of humidity during these four months of monsoons can be detrimental to our ... Read More »

Students of DBCE devise machine to clean Goan beaches

NT KURIOCITY With the idea to eliminate and keep the sand on Goan beaches clean, thereby reducing the time and cost of cleaning, final year mechanical engineering students of Don Bosco College of Engineering, Margao successfully developed and tested a prototype ‘Beach Sand Cleaning Machine’. The project team comprises Kaygun Pereira, Vallon Dsilva, Mark Ferrao, Selvin Pereira and Akshay Phadte ... Read More »

Excelling at an advanced pace

In the recently declared IIT JEE Advanced 2018 results, Sahas Kamat, Amay Varma and Nidhish Sawant are among the top five students who qualified for IIT seats from the Dempo Higher Secondary School of Science (PACE), Miramar. NT KURIOCITY spoke to the trio to know about their preparation, success mantra, sacrifices made, future plans and more RAMANDEEP KAUR | NT ... Read More »

Scrubs and peels for great skin

Roanna Silveira It is important to know about the products we use on our skin. Here is a list of a few of them. Types of Exfoliators Exfoliators are divided into physical and chemical exfoliators. Physical exfoliators are cleansers with physical particles that can be felt while scrubbing your face. These scrubs are formulae which are filled with granules that ... Read More »

No smartphones during family time

Do you spend more time on your smartphones or watching television and engage less in family activities at home? Beware, your child’s social-emotional well-being could be at stake. According to researchers, technoference – the term they used to define everyday interruptions in face-to-face interactions because of technology devices – may lead children to show more frustration, hyperactivity, whining, sulking or ... Read More »

Understanding the overseas dream

Studying abroad is what many dream of; however, where to begin is a big question. The Navhind Times seminar on studying abroad is to help all those who aspire to go overseas for higher studies. Conducted by immigration migration agent and director of Yes Migration Solutions based in Australia and Goa, Rashmi Patil, the seminar will cover five countries namely ... Read More »

Helping children learn the mother tongue

Abhinav Creationz, a venture that deals with marketing of books and conducting various activities for children will be conducting Konkani learning course for primary students for the first time. NT KURIOCITY speaks to partner, Abhinav Creationz, Anwesha Singbal and finds out more RAMANDEEP KAUR | NT KURIOCITY “Mother tongue is something that keeps you rooted and you always need to ... Read More »