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DMC celebrates World Environment Day

Library and Information Centre of Dnyanprassarak Mandal’s College and Research Centre, Assagao celebrated World Environmental Day by planting several neem trees on campus near the Library and Information Centre of the college. This programme was organised by college librarian Jayaprakash. Present on the occasion were chairman of the college, Krishna Pokle; principal, DB Arolkar; Goa University librarian, Gopakumar; curator of …

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Cruise culinary programmes go online

The cruise culinary training academy, American College of Culinary & Language Arts (ACCLA) has taken its cruise culinary training programs online. ACCLA is presently offering the Integrated Cruise Culinary Program (ICCP) and the Cruise Culinary Transition Program (CCTP). The Integrated Cruise Culinary Program (ICCP) is a 3-month intensive course followed by six months of Industrial Training. The programme trains and …

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Webinar at Carmel College to commemorate International Day of Yoga

NSS unit, Carmel College for Women organised a webinar on the theme, ‘Yoga Benefits in Times of Pandemic’. The presentation and demonstration was by member of Ambika Yoga Kutir and professional yoga trainer, Deepak Premanand Sangodkar who spoke on the benefits of yoga particularly in the current stressful times of COVID-19 and demonstrated various asanas to faculty and students who …

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Intern’l Yoga Day observed at BITS Pilani

Due to COVID-19 effect, BITS Pilani, KK Birla Goa Campus observed International Day of Yoga through digital platforms with the theme ‘Yoga at Home and Yoga with Family’. Yoga guru Namdev Chopdekar was introduced by physical education instructor, BITS Pilani, Goa Campus, Chandu Lamani. Acting dean, administration of Goa Campus, professor Bharat Deshpande stated that yoga is a way of keeping …

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VMSIIHE and Turismo de Portugal offer two-week online programme

As part of the existing knowledge exchange programme between India and Portugal, students from across hospitality institutes now have the opportunity to engage and participate in a two-week online programme initiated by VM Salgaocar Institute of International Hospitality Education (VMSIIHE) in collaboration with Turismo de Portugal (TBC). Five hospitality institutes based in Lisboa, Setubal, Coimbra, Algarve and Douro-Lamego have curated …

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Chinese apps banned

In view of safety, security, defence, sovereignty and integrity of India and to protect data and privacy of Indians, the Government has banned 59 Chinese apps, including top social media platform TikTok. NT KURIOCITY asked a few youngsters for their take on the matter The government has banned certain apps in India to protect our privacy, which is of major …

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Young minds and green conversations

Arannya Environment Research Organisation has recently started ‘Burgeon’, a series of e-talks where students can present their work in the field of natural history, wildlife and environment. NT KURIOCITY details RAMANDEEP KAUR|NT KURIOCITY Right through the lockdown, Arannya Environment Research Organisation (AERO), an NGO based in Goa, has continued to be active in doing their bit for the environment. They …

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COVID-19: A fact check

The Goa College of Home Science (Human Development Specialisation) recently conducted a survey to determine the knowledge level and attitudes toward COVID-19 among Goans ANNA FERNANDES | NT KURIOCITY The rapid and extensive spread of the COVID-19 pandemic has become a major cause of concern. With mitigation measures imposed in the state, flattening the curve wholly depends on the cooperation …

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Earn while you learn

During the ongoing pandemic, college students are spending more time on digital platforms not just to keep themselves entertained but also learn and even earn. They share more with NT KURIOCITY MARIA FERNANDES |NT KURIOCITY The fear of the pandemic and subsequent lockdowns forced many people indoors for a long duration. Youngsters in particular used this time to connect with …

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Young at art

RAMANDEEP KAUR | NT KURIOCITY To encourage creativity among children, the Museum of Goa Foundation (MOGF) launched ‘A World of My Own’, a children art programme in 2019. As part of this programme, the foundation is currently hosting an online art exhibition on their website, showcasing works of children in the age group of five to 15 years of age. …

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