Tuesday , 19 February 2019

Kurio City

What to wear on a first date

Ninoshka Alvares-Delaney We’re in February, the month of love and romantics are gearing up for Valentine’s Day which is just around the corner. For those of you who have been single for some time and are looking forward to your first date, there is no reason to panic. We have a few tips on what to wear so your first ... Read More »

Meet budding wildlife artist Sweta Desai

Alumni of the Goa College of Art, Panaji Sweta Desai, a resident of Ponda participated in one of the national-level wildlife painting competitions organised by the Artist for Wildlife and Nature (AWN) group of India and won first place in the bird’s category, wining the title ‘India’s First Wild Life Artist of the Year 2017-18’. NT KURIOICTY finds more about ... Read More »

Little giants from Kenan’s backyard

Reptiles and insects have always fascinated Kenan Vaz, however his fascination does not stop here. He believes that with the fast disappearing natural habitat of the local fauna, preserving a few dead reptiles and insects so that they can be studied at close quarters is imperative. The 18-year-old has even started exhibiting his preserved specimens in schools around the state. ... Read More »

Work for a cause, not applause

Kimberly Dias Hi Kimberly,  My friends and I are a popular bunch at college. We excel in our studies, sports and a few other extra-curricular activities. I’m usually the one taking the initiative to do things and participate in different activities but I often feel they get jealous of me when I do so. I encourage my friends to take ... Read More »

Damodar College conducts one-week National Level workshop on Big Data and Hadoop

NT KURIOCITY Going by its philosophy of imparting quality education and industry relevant skills to all its students, the department of Computer Science of VVM’s Shree Damodar College of Commerce and Economics in association with Revert Technologies reach partners of EDC IIT-Roorkee organised a one week national level workshop on ‘Big Data and Hadoop’. 31 BCA Students, one student from ... Read More »

Third edition of Lex Infinitum concludes

NT KURIOCITY “Mediation was a mere flicker of light in the Indian legal system but is now growing and becoming more prominent,” said Justice Nutan Sardessai, Judge at the High Court of Bombay, while speaking as chief guest at the valedictory function of the third edition of Lex Infinitum, the international dispute resolution competition held in Panaji. Comparing the results ... Read More »

Dhempe College organises a two-day workshop on bioinformatics

NT KURIOCITY A two-day workshop on ‘Bioinformatics’ was organised by department of Biotechnology of DCT’s Dhempe College of Arts and Science, Miramar in collaboration with IIT Kharagpur (Spring-Fest event) and Make Intern  at college campus. 96 participants from the college and other institutions of Goa participated in the workshop. The participants included undergraduate as well as post-graduate students from various ... Read More »

Anjuman Himayatul Islam HS celebrates annual day

NT KURIOCITY Anjuman Himayatul Islam High School, Vasco under the Hamdard Education Society celebrated their annual social gathering at Ravindra Bhavan, Vasco. Chief guest for the function was deputy general manager, CSR, Public Relations and Estate, Zuari Agro Chemical Limited, Anand Rajadhyaksha and guest of honour was ADEI (administration) Mormugao Taluka, David Noronha. Also present were chairman of Anjuman High ... Read More »

St Michael’s Convent HS celebrates Fantasia VI

NT KURIOCITY St Michael’s Convent High School, Anjuna-Vagator, celebrated ‘Fantasia VI’, an art and cultural event. Chief Guest was sarpanch of Anjuna-Caisua Patrick Savio Almeida. Special invitee was country director, Discover the World, Mark Mendes. On the occasion, students and ex-students showcased glimpses of different Goan culture through dances like kunnbi, dhalo and corridinho. The primary school students presented themselves ... Read More »

A wardrobe for all seasons

Ninoshka Alvares-Delaney They say that clothes don’t make a man; but it wouldn’t hurt to have good clothes in one’s wardrobe. It doesn’t have to always be expensive. But investing in some good quality staples would be a good idea. By staples I mean essentials or basics that every man should own whether he is 15 or well past 50 ... Read More »