Thursday , 23 May 2019

Kurio City

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. 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. 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 Read More »

Students share their tactics to deal with exam stress

Students are constantly under pressure to excel in their exams; and the days leading up to this crucial phase are fraught with tension, panic and all kinds of worries, resulting in an increase in their stress levels. Faced with such a situation, NT KURIOCITY finds out how students deal with rising stress in the run up to the exams Read More »

Find the right balance

Kimberly Dias   Dear Kimberly, I often have trouble making decisions. I am a people’s person/people pleaser and tend to consider other people’s opinions when having to make a decision. Read More »

Empathy is a worthwhile investment

Maria Fernandes Acquiring life skills is as important if not more important than a good education. A critical life skill that almost everyone wants but only few know how to truly give or receive, is empathy. Empathy is a word that is often loosely used in our fast-paced world where self-gratification is the order of the day. However, it is ... Read More »