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Mapping Goa, one story at a time

Goan storytellers are invited to contribute to an anthology of short stories titled ‘People Called Goa’ that celebrates the sunshine state through myriad lenses ANNA FERNANDES In an effort to gather diverse perspectives and experiences, the People Place Project along with Matter Content Initiative is inviting Goan storytellers from all walks of life to be part of a two-day writers’ …

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Being a woman in 2020

As we are all set to celebrate another year of International Women’s Day on March 8, NT KURIOCITY asked a few women what it means to be a woman in 2020 Being a woman in 2020 means having self-respect and confidence to shut down anything you feel is wrong and stand up for something you think is right. You don’t …

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Let’s play some more…

Neena Jacob When my daughter was two, the local water department was laying lines and she enjoyed the large pipes; climbing over them and through them, she even got us to roll the pipe as she scrambled inside balancing herself. Children can make a game of anything! Last week I got so involved reading about play and reminiscing that I …

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A trail of achievements

Rani Rampal’s achievement trail continues – she was honoured with a Padma Shri and also won World Games Athlete of the Year 2019. But despite all this, the Indian hockey star maintains a calm stance. Accomplishments are “motivating”, but her eyes are set on her goal at the upcoming Tokyo Olympics. Her words and expression prove that nothing can possibly …

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Joshua wins Chef Miguel Arcanjo student of the year award

Chef Miguel Arcanjo was the first indian (Goan) executive chef in 1939 at the Taj Mahal Hotel, Mumbai. He has a restaurant named after him at the Taj Exotica where the menu has been curated to showcase preparations of the legendary master of cuisine.  Joe and Odette Mascarenhas and Agnel Institute of Food Crafts and Culinary Sciences, Verna Goa organised …

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Moira gets library under Project LIVE

The Moira Legal Aid Cell and Sankhali Legal Aid cell of VM Salgaocar College of Law in collaboration with village panchayat of Moira inaugurated its first village panchayat library in Moira. The inauguration of the library was held under Library To Improve Village Education (LIVE) Project, which empowers setting up or upgradation of a village library in order to provide …

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AITD holds workshop on networking

ACCESS Student Council of Computer Engineering Department, Agnel Institute of Technology and Design (AITD), Assagao conducted a one-day hands-on workshop on ‘Networking’ for third year computer students. The workshop was organised in association with Teach Me Computers Institution, Mapusa. Speakers for the workshop were founder, Teach Me Computers, Shiva Naik who also works as network engineer at Remote Software Solutions, …

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Inter-School visual presentation competition held at St Britto’s HS

St Britto’s High School, Mapusa conducted an inter school visual presentation competition on the topic ‘Can we make Goa a Zero waste state?’ The competition was supported by the National Council for Science and Technology Communication, New Delhi in association with the Goa State Council for Science and Technology, Saligao. Guest of honour was member secretary of GSCST, Pradeep Morajkar. …

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Santa Cruz Pre-Primary School holds Parents’ Day

On the occasion of the Santa Cruz Pre-Primary School’s Parents’ Day, an activity workbook for the tiny tots was released at the hands of chief guest, Fr Arnaldo Pinho who is the assistant secretary of Diocesan Society of Education. Speaking at the function, Fr Arnaldo stressed on the importance of having a strong foundation at the pre-primary and primary school …

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In devotion to St Joseph Vaz

Rosary Higher Secondary, Navelim took its Catholic students of class 11 and staff to celebrate the first novena mass for St Joseph Vaz at Sancoale. The students were taken to the Sancoale church with an aim to increase their spiritual growth and devotion towards the first saint of Goa – St Joseph Vaz. The main celebrant for the mass was …

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