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Romancing the Stone: The jungle crooks

RAMNATH N PAI RAIKAR | NT NETWORK Adventure films form one of the most popular genres in Hollywood, right from the half-a-dozen screen versions of ‘King Solomon’s Mines’ right up to the four movies in the Indiana Jones series. In fact, with ‘Raiders of the Lost Ark’ (1981) – the opening Indiana Jones adventure – reviving the old-fashioned thrill-a-minute adventure ... Read More »

PCCE wins inter-collegiate badminton tournament

NT KURIOCITY Department of physical education and sports of VVM’s Shree Damodar College of Commerce and Economics organised an inter-collegiate badminton tournament. Eleven colleges from different parts of Goa participated in the tournament. PCCE College, Verna emerged winners and were awarded a cash prize of `5000, trophy, medals and certificates. Runners-up Salgoancar College of Law, Miramar were awarded a cash ... Read More »

AITD students create pulse vending machine

NT KURIOCITY Mechanical engineering students of Agnel Institute of Technology and Design, namely, Abhishek Shetye, Jeffrey Mendes, Gaurang Borkar and Prashil Shirodkar along with guides professor Gaurish Walke and professor Adersh Alornekar designed and fabricated a vending machine that can dispense the required amount of pulses. The user of the vending machine has to select the type of grain required ... Read More »

Aldona to get music academy

NT KURIOCITY The Congregation of the Missionaries of Saint Francis De Sales (MSFS) laid the foundation stone for the construction of the Fransalian Music Academy at Aldona. Present at the event were project sponsor and chief guest, Fr Thomas Fernandes, msfs; MLA Aldona constituency, Glenn Souza Ticlo; sarpanch of Aldona, Deepak Naik; project coordinator and headmaster of St Thomas Boys ... Read More »

Damodar Vidyalaya wins patriotic singing competition

NT KURIOCITY Mashem Cricket Club oragnised Late Srirang Lolayekar Patriotic Singing Competition at Nirakar Vidyalaya wherein Damodar Vidyalaya, Loliem won the first place whereas Nirakar Vidyalaya and SS Angle Higher Secondary School, Canacona won second and third place respectively. Theatre and mime artiste, Sanjay Talwadkar was the chief guest for the presentation ceremony. Speaking on the occasion, Talwadkar appreciated the ... Read More »

A silken affair

Ninoshka Alvares-Delaney With its shimmering appearance and smooth texture, silk has been enticing Indians for the longest time. In fact, India ranks as the world’s largest consumer of silk and the second largest producer of silk in the world after China. Known as resham in eastern and north India and pattu in the southern parts of India, silk has a ... Read More »

Saurabh Chaudhary wins gold at Asian Games

YOUTH ICON The next generation of Indian shooters are taking centre stage slowly and gradually. 16-year-old Saurabh Chaudhary has become the fifth Indian shooter to claim gold in the history of Asian Games. Chaudhary, son of a farmer based in Kalina Village in Meerut and competing in his first senior event, showed maturity and calmness well beyond his age to ... Read More »

Everything classic

NT BUZZ The Directorate of Art and Culture, Government of Goa together with India International Rural Cultural Centre, New Delhi, will organise a lecture dance demonstration series in Indian classical dance in 24 Goa schools from September 3 to 8. The series will be conducted by Amartyya Chatterjee (Ghosh) from Pune, (Kathak dancer and performer) and Revathi Srinivasraghavan from Bengaluru (Bharatanatyam ... Read More »

Goa Environmental Festival kicks off today

NT BUZZ Kalakirti in association with Entertainment Society Of Goa and Department of Tourism and Kala Academy will organise the ‘Goa Environmental Festival’ starting today, August 31 till September 2 at Kala Academy, Panaji. The inauguration will be held at the hands of Goa Governor and chief guest, Mridula Sinha and guest of honour, founder of NAAM foundation, Makarand Anaspure ... Read More »

Eyes on the win

Star of the week NT KURIOCITY Abhijeet Dhere, a student of class 8 of Adarsh V V High School, Margao has won many accolades in gymnastics within a few years of his training.  Recently, he has been selected for the International Aerobics Gymnastic Asian Cup at Delhi. A total of 18 gymnasts were selected from all over India including Abhijeet. ... Read More »