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About a man who loved children

November 14 is celebrated as Children’s Day in the country to commemorate the love that Pandit Jawharlal Nehru had for children. On this occasion of the 125th birth anniversary of Pandit Jawharlal Nehru, NT KURIOCITY speaks to some students to understand their feelings about the first prime minister of the country and the celebration of Children’s Day

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…And then there was Jawaharlal

By Mukul Pai Raiturkar In the great smithy of the Indian freedom struggle, Mahatma Gandhi fashioned a historic gong. Into its making went many metals – the gold of his struggle in South Africa, the steel of his campaign in Champaran, the alloys of the Rowlatt Protest and the Khilafat movement.

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V M Salgaocar Institute of International Hospitality celebrates Diwali

NT KURIOCITY The V M Salgaocar Institute of International Hospitality Education (VMSIIHE) hosted its first Diwali gala dinner to celebrate the end of its first term, at its campus in Raia, with cultural extravaganza and festive cheer. The event was hosted by director Irfan Mirza. Present on the occasion were chairman of the society, Dattaraj V Salgaocar, Gude, Bhanu Murthy and team …

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Field visit to Essel Propack and SESA Goa Mines

NT KURIOCITY On October 11, students of final year Mechanical Engineering of Don Bosco College of Engineering visited Essel Propack at the Kundaim Industrial Estate and Sesa Goa Mines at Sanquelim. Students were accompanied by the HOD (mechanical) Ajit Salunke, principal (additional charge) Suraj Marathe, workshop in-charge Amey Chodankar. Essel Propack, part of the USD 2.4 billion Essel Group, with …

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DMC conducts workshop on writing effective research proposal

NT KURIOCITY The Research Centre of Dnyanprassarak Mandal College, Assagao, organised a state level workshop on ‘Writing Effective Research Proposal for PhD/MPhil Registration and Research Projects’ at the College. Research scholars and teachers across different disciplines like Commerce, Management, English, Nursing, Economics, etc, attended the workshop. Director, DM College Research Centre, M R Patil conducted the workshop. During the first …

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Once upon a rainy day

By Luanna Fernandes The monsoons had just arrived and with it a new school year. Though only a month has passed it felt like much more. School had never appealed to me. I liked the outdoors better. On that particular day I really didn’t want to go to school. The rain was coming down heavily and I would have to …

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Arts Faculty Day at Don Bosco HSS

NT KURIOCITY Arts Faculty Day was celebrated at Don Bosco Higher Secondary School, Panaji. The theme for this year was ‘Finding Myself’. Resource persons for the day were Cheryl Patil, Shradha Bharti and Alda Monteiro who shared information about different career options. Additionally, they shared some tips on grooming, etiquettes, goal direction and home science as a profession. The main …

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Flock of Space Ducks Caught on Camera!

Have you ever been lucky enough to see a flock of ducks getting ready to fly to warmer climates for the winter? Sailing gracefully as a group, from one fascinating pattern to the next? Normally these ducks are spotted soaring 1000 feet above the ground (about the height of the Eiffel Tower!) But if we look up much, much higher, …

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