Thursday , 22 November 2018

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Conference to help boost start-ups

The Goa Institute of Management (GIM), Sanquelim will host IdeaLab 2018 on October 16 and October 17. NT KURIOCITY brings you the details NT KURIOCITY The Goa Institute of Management (GIM), one of the top B-Schools in India, will host its Atal Incubation Center’s (AIC) first initiative, IdeaLab 2018, an international event featuring over 300 start-ups. IdeaLab 2018 is one ... Read More »

Better yourself each day

Kimberly Dias Hello Kimberly, I’m often scared to talk on the microphone at college. Even when I was at school, I would hesitate and try my best to avoid being selected for different events that needed me to use the mike. I feel really nervous and can feel my hands and legs trembling when I have to speak on the ... Read More »

Every child is unique and so is every word – Spell Bee 2018

Maria Fernandes | NT KURIOCITY Sometimes, just one letter makes the difference! Pritha Nabar a standard 10 student of G S Amonkar Vidya Mandir, Mapusa and Aiden Trinidade, a standard six student of St Britto’s, Mapusa were declared winners in the senior and junior category, respectively, at the finale of Spell-Bee 2018 which was held on October 5 at Dempo ... Read More »

Style your saree

Ninoshka Alvares-Delaney With the festive season setting in, it’s a great time to bring out the sarees and dress them up in the best way possible. There is no doubt that the saree is the most versatile garment that can lend grace to its wearer. Over the years, the Nivi style has become an extremely popular saree drape. The Nivi ... Read More »

In the business of funny

Indian comedian Raju Srivastava will be performing on the opening day of the Chaturang Theatre Festival which kicks off today. Prior to his act, Srivastava opened up about his early days, Bollywood, and how the comedy scene is changing NT BUZZ Raju Srivastava has been around for awhile. From dabbling in films, participating in reality shows like The Great Indian ... Read More »

Puja Mitra talks about marine tourism

NT KURIOCITY The second lecture in the ‘Kasturi’ monthly lecture series was titled ‘Building Collaborative Community Networks for Conservation and Responsible Marine Tourism’, and was held at MES College, Zuarinagar. The lecture was delivered by Puja Mitra, founder-director of Terra Conscious, a conservation-oriented social enterprise focusing on responsible travel and marine conservation outreach. In her talk Mitra expressed a hope for ... Read More »

Inter-School Street Play competition on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti

NT KURIOCITY Goa Health Monitoring Services (GHMS) in association with Margao Municipal Council organised an Inter-School Street Play Competition on the topic ‘Domestic waste and its segregation’. Mahila and Nutan English High School were  declared winners of the competition, second place was won by Popular High School, while Rosary High School won third place. The competition was judged by theatre ... Read More »

Don Bosco College celebrates Gandhi Jayanti

NT KURIOCITY Department of Social Work, Don Bosco College, Panaji celebrated the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. Manager, Fr Joquim Lobo and principal Cedric Silveiria shared the dais with chief guest and president of Peaceful Society, Kundai, Kumar Kalanand Mani. The programme began with the lighting of the lamp and garlanding of the photos of Gandhiji and Lal Bahadur ... Read More »

Quadriplegic’s step toward mobility

‘Eye Monitored Wheelchair for Quadriplegics’, a final year project by students of Padre Conceicao College of Engineering (PCCE) has been selected for presentation at the 4th India International Science Festival (IISF) at Lucknow. NT KURIOCITY finds more RAMANDEEP KAUR | NT KURIOCITY Three friends Deborah Furtado, Darlene D’Mello and Cancio Pereira worked together on their final year project ‘Eye Monitored ... Read More »

Hostel: Home or hostile

DR KEDAR PADTE When Timidita’s parents were transferred out of town she had a shudder going down her spine. She had to move to the college hostel. The comfort of home and her mother were too much to leave behind. Her mother’s wakeup call in the morning, delicious breakfast, clean clothes, clearing the mess in the room, and even arranging ... Read More »