Thursday , 23 May 2019


Pethechi Zatra of Mulgao

NT BUZZ The temple of Kelbai at Mulgao, Bicholim, celebrated its annual Pethechi Zatra on April 10. The festival is held every year on the fifth day of the first fortnight of Chaitra, the first month of the Hindu calendar. From Chaitra Shuddha Panchami till Chaitra Shuddha Ashtami (eighth day), the Kelbai deity is kept in Mayem. From Mulgao she ... Read More »

Traditional Indian Summer Coolers

Rohini Diniz The list of traditional summer coolers will be incomplete without mentioning the various milk-based beverages that are consumed in different parts of the country. Milk is a good source of protein and is the only natural source of the sugar lactose, a disaccharide made up of glucose and galactose. They are also very good sources of calcium, phosphorus, ... Read More »

Nursing A challenging career

‘Second doctors’ and ‘angels of mercy,’ are how nurses are often described. Whichever way you look at it or whatever you call them, nurses are an integral part of the healthcare sector. NT KURIOCITY highlights this noble profession Maria Fernandes  NT Kuriocity Nursing, in essence has very much been around since the beginning of time, and today, nurses are one of ... Read More »

The Habitats Trust Grants invites entries for its 2019 edition

NT KURIOCITY The Habitats Trust, which works towards the protection and conservation of natural habitats and their indigenous species, has opened its application portal for The Habitats Trust Grants 2019. The Habitats Trust Grants was established in 2018 to recognise and support individuals and organisations doing seminal work in the field of conservation. Any organisation working to conserve India’s biodiversity ... Read More »

BITS Pilani holds 4th Asia Pacific meeting

NT KURIOCITY BITS Pilani, K K Birla Goa Campus organised the 4th Asia Pacific – International Society of Microbial Electrochemistry and Technology (AP-ISMET) Meeting. The meeting included presentations, panel discussions and interactive dialogues on the latest advances in the field of bio-electrochemical and electrochemical approaches for decentralised sanitation. The meeting was attended by 55 participants representing around 22 different institutes ... Read More »

First-ever black hole image released

The first-ever image of a black hole – an object or region of space that has collapsed in on itself resulting in a huge amount of mass being concentrated in a very small area – has been released. The picture was unveiled at simultaneous press conferences across the world on Wednesday. Black holes are objects or regions of space that ... Read More »

Evolution of the Swimsuit

Ninoshka Alvares-Delaney If there is one piece of clothing that has evolved more than any other through the decades, it’s the swimsuit. The changes in the styles of swimwear over time differed between cultures and came about with the changes in social, religious and legal attitudes towards swimming and swimwear. In the classical era, swimming and outdoor bathing was either ... Read More »

Look forward to meaningful things

Kimberly Dias   Dear Kimberly, Most of my friends go on holidays with their families to different international destinations. I haven’t travelled abroad ever and my family can’t really afford a trip either. My parents take us to different places in India and we have a good time but I still feel very out of place when my friends talk ... Read More »

Devann and Aniket win 7th Adv Arun Singbal Quiz competition

NT KURIOCITY Devann Parab and Aniket Kanolkar of Goa University won the first place at the 7th Adv Arun Singbal Quiz competition organised by Konkani Bhasha Mandal in association with Goa College of Engineering, Ponda. Second place was won by Harsh Hegde and Sahil Ramchandani of National Institute of Technology; third place was won by Purva Vast and Anjali Naik of ... Read More »

Nirmaan held at BITS Pilani

NT KURIOCITY Nirmaan, an organisation founded by students of BITS Pilani and Spree, the sports festival of BITS Pilani, K K Birla Goa Campus organised Udaan 2019, a sports festival for the differently-abled children across schools of Goa. Over 150 students from four schools participated in the day-long festival which was organised in collaboration with Special Olympics Association Bharat, Goa ... Read More »