Thursday , 20 September 2018


Natural remedies for common ailments

Eating the right foods can help cure certain minor illnesses. Here are five DIY home remedies to try now. Healthy foods are not just good for weight loss. Some common foods found in the pantry can actually work as home remedies that heal common illnesses. For minor health problems, one can turn to these home remedies. Here are five home ... Read More »

Know your sweeteners

Rohini Diniz This article and the next provide insight into the nutritive, health benefits of non-nutritive low calorie sweeteners. Low calorie sweeteners (LCS) are ingredients that are added to foods and beverages to provide sweetness without adding significant amounts of calories. In fact, they can also play an important role in a weight management programme that includes both good nutrition ... Read More »

Sadbhavana Diwas at St Xavier’s College

NT KURIOCITY The All India Catholic University Federation (AICUF) and Youth Cell in association with the NSS unit of St Xavier’s College, Mapusa organised Sadbhavana Diwas. The theme chosen for this year was ‘Deeds not words’. Principal Fr Jeronimo D’Silva welcomed the gathering and provided thought provoking insights on various aspects of the day. There were scripture readings of holy books ... Read More »

Swachh Vidyalaya Puraskar 2017 for VVM’s Vidya Vikas Academy

NT KURIOCITY VVM’s Vidya Vikas Academy, Margao, was awarded the District and State Level Swachh Vidyalaya Puraskar 2017 at the hands of IAS secretary (education) Government of Goa, Nila Mohanan at a function held at the Directorate of Technical Education, Porvorim. Vidya Vikas Academy will now be competing with schools from Pan India for the National Level Award. VVA was ... Read More »

How well can you spell?

To help students test and improve their spelling skills and cultivate a healthy competitive spirit, the Navhind Times in partnership with the Event Management department of S S Dempo College of Commerce and Economics is organizing Spell-Bee 2018 for school students. NT KURIOCITY caught up with some teachers, parents and students to find out their views on spellings Maria Fernandes ... Read More »

Improving the written word

RAMANDEEP KAUR | NT KURIOCITY Bringing new trends in children’s literature to the fore, based on the changing needs of the children and enhancing the reading habit, Ravindra Bhavan, Margao in collaboration with Directorate of Official Language, Government of Goa and Konkani Bhasha Mandal (KBM), Goa is organising the second Bal Sahitya Parishad, a two-day state level children’s literary conference ... Read More »

Less sleep, less libido

Dr Kedar Padte Andro and Aroganto were in a tense conversation with assistant professor Talkerato. “My erectile function has deteriorated significantly over the last two years,” grumbled Aroganto. I am not half of the boy I used to be. I eat well, never miss my gym and yet this dysfunction, these were the thoughts running through his mind. Talkerato mentioned ... Read More »

We become what we eat

NT BUZZ Manassa Creations recently released two books Annapurnaa and Srujan Shravan at Goa Chamber of Commerce by executive director Dempo industries, Pallavi S Dempo in the presence of director HR, administration and medical services Geno Pharmaceutical Private Limited, Pramod Salgaocar and director of Sun Estate Developers, Nilima S Morajkar. Speaking about the two books during the release, Dempo said ... Read More »

Recounting history for the younger generation

NT BUZZ Writer and professor Shyam Verencar’s book ‘Goychya Itihaachi Don Pana – Opinion Poll’ was released recently at Sanskurit Bhavan. The book is the first part of a two book series and is published by Asmitai Pratishthan, Margao. Former union minister Eduardo Faleiro was the chief guest for the event while former minister and convenor of the Mhadei Bachao ... Read More »

Book about Madkai, for Madkai

Playwright, novelist, poet Ashok Kamat is all set to release his non-fiction books ‘Madkai: Dekhdinnee Samaj Vyavastha’ and ‘Ubo Tikhat’ on September 6 at Sanskruti Bhavan, Panaji. NT BUZZ speaks to the writer about his connection with Madkai SACHI NAIK | NT BUZZ Noted novelist, playwright and poet Ashok Kamat has been living in Sanvordem for decades now, but he ... Read More »