Tuesday , 16 October 2018


Orra introduces new line of bridal diamond jewellery

NT BUZZ Diamond jewellery brand, Orra has introduced a new line of bridal diamond jewellery. In a special showcase at its Margao store, customers walked the ramp adorning statement pieces from the new collection. Uma Chimalkar, Priya Rao (first runner-up of Mrs Goa 2018), Alvita D’costa, Jashvina Sardesai and Palasha Sardesai walked the ramp. The collections on display included designs based on floral motifs and contemporary patterns inspired ... Read More »

Foods and their twisted histories

Zubin Dsouza There was a time when humankind couldn’t control fire. Food was basic and raw. But then a couple of lightning strikes, flint stones and dried grass later we were able to make fire do our bidding. The culinary world that we know today began from that very initial spark. Cooked meat tasted better than the raw version, seasoned ... Read More »

Let’s brunch together

Sunday might be a day dedicated to either the family or to the lazy you. But how about a relaxing and rejuvenating Sunday experience where food and drinks can be enjoyed at one place? Le Meridien, Calangute has just re-launched their Sunday Brunch that’s packed with a punch and we’re loving it Danuska Da Gama I NT BUZZ We all ... Read More »

Heritage in a submerged land

Sanjeev V Sardesai It is a common notion that if ever there is a Third World War, it will be fought for water. The frightening signs are all over, and Goa is not an exception. In our intangible heritage of oral arts, there is an adage “One starts to dig a well, only when thirst hits”. How true! Goa was ... Read More »

Munnar’s famed neelakurinji flower to bloom after 12 years

Indo Asian News Service Starting late July, the Anamalai hills near Munnar in Kerala will be resplendent, clad in a purplish blue carpet. The famed neelakurinji (Strobilanthes kunthiana) will burst into flower – a phenomenon that occurs once in 12 years. Hundreds of thousands of visitors are expected to flock to the Munnar hills to behold the spectacle that lasts ... Read More »

World of food additives

Rohini Diniz Preservatives are substances that are added to food items in order to inhibit, retard or arrest growth of microorganisms thereby preventing spoilage. There are two types of preservatives used in foods – Natural or Class I preservatives and Synthetic or Class II preservatives. Class I preservatives include natural agents like sugar, salt, vinegar, spices and alcohol that have ... Read More »

Teaching beyond the classroom

There is more to college life than academics and the classroom. Whether it is cultural or technical events, sports or competitions, these activities are a platform for students to exhibit their skills, talents and creativity in addition to providing a much-needed break from the classroom routine. NT KURIOCITY interacted with some students and professionals to find out their views on ... Read More »

The portrait of an artist

From speed painting and performances to event managing and now a music video on the way, Pernem-based Sanket Mandrekar’s experimentations know no bounds. NT KURIOCITY catches up with him prior to the August 5 release of his music video RAMANDEEP KAUR | NT KURIOCITY Artist Sanket Mandrekar looks forward to learning new things everyday in the deep “ocean of art” ... Read More »

Road safety and teenagers

Maria Fernandes Speed thrills but can also kill, hence it is important to teach your tee ager the importance of driving carefully and responsibly from a young age. Today, parents giving their children cars and bikes is very common. In some cases the child is not yet eighteen but drives and rides without a legal licence. What is surprising though ... Read More »

Dempo College and Govt IT dept hold workshop on Green Goa

NT KURIOCITY S S Dempo College of Commerce in collaboration with the department of IT, Government of Goa initiated the Green Goa workshop using a Global Positioning System app called EpiCollect. The aim of the workshop was to use information technology for a social and environmental cause. The resource person for the same was assistant director, directorate of higher education, ... Read More »