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Students of Fr Agnel Multipurpose HS visit JCB Caculo

Students of Fr Agnel Multipurpose High School, Verna visited JCB Caculo as a part of the curriculum for the National Skill Qualification Framework (NSQF).  General manager of the company provided detailed information about JCB and Caculo Company. This was followed by a visit to the workshop where students got to see various operations being carried out. Students got to interact …

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Kasturba Matoshri HS holds PTA meeting

Kasturba Matoshri High School organised a PTA meeting wherein new members were elected. Kalindi Tiwari was elected as PTA chairman, Suresh Gudale as PTA vice chairman, Shraddha V Surlakar as PTA secretary, B Bhonsale as PTA treasurer along with other members. School counsellor Lourdes Botelho spoke about the importance of education and discussed issues such as school bus, mid-day meal …

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Students of DBCA learn to graft

Students of Don Bosco College of Agriculture (DBCA), Sulcorna held a demonstration on grafting, which was a part of their RAWE (Rural Agricultural Work Experience) programme. Students were introduced to the importance of agriculture and the agricultural scenario of the village. They were put into groups of 10-15 students and taught different techniques of propagating plants. Many villagers of Dabhal …

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Empowering the leaders of tomorrow

The Budding Scientist Challenge, an initiative by Rebuild India Trust aims at recognising young scientists-in-the-making who demonstrate a passion for solving everyday problems and ultimately improve society. NT KURIOCITY gets you the details Anna Fernandes India is going through a transformative phase and the focus of its transformation lies in empowering the younger generation to harness their spirit of innovation …

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Fr Jacome Gonsalves Day celebrated in Divar school

Our Lady of Divar High school, Divar celebrated Fr Jacome Gonsalves Day. Fr Jacome a missionary priest worked along with St Joseph Vaz in Sri Lanka around 300 years ago.  Fr Oliver Fernandes from Divar church was the main celebrant for the Eucharist. In his homily Fr Oliver highlighted the life of Fr Jacome and many miracles performed by him …

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Justice for children

The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill (POCSO Bill) which provides death penalty for child abuse was recently passed by the Rajya Sabha. NT KURIOCITY asked the youth for their opinion on the same and if they think this bill will reduce such crimes With the introduction of POSCO and increasing awareness among civil society groups, there is …

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Annual Day celebrations at Bloomz International School

Bloomz International School, Nuvem held its annual day programme. The programme began with an invocation dance followed by principal, Anju Anand’s welcome address. The investiture ceremony of school officials was done by Maya Agrawal, after which officials took an oath followed by a hymn and school anthem. The cultural programme was based on inspirational songs from some of the most …

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Space Ages

It’s sometimes hard to grasp the length of time involved in events in the Universe. But the Universe is huge and it has been around for a very long time – 13.7 billion years! That’s about three times older than Earth, and it’s hard to imagine a time before our planet existed! These big time scales mean that astronomers can’t …

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Rising above Disability

Born with cerebral palsy, Avelino de Sa’s determination helped him find success as a certified investment consultant. Today he champions the causes of the differently-abled through the Disability Rights Association of Goa (DRAG) ANNA FERNANDES Diagnosed at birth with cerebral palsy, investment consultant Avelino de Sa is proof of how perseverance and a positive outlook can transform disability into ability. …

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No link between video games and violence

The Entertainment Software Association, the biggest video game trade group, reiterated its position that there is no causal connection between video games and violence Do video games trigger violent behaviour? Scientific studies have found no link. But the persistent theory is back in the headlines following the mass shooting in El Paso, Texas. An online manifesto thought to be authored …

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