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UNICA highlights importance of ethanol to check air pollution

New Delhi: The Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA) on Thursday announced the launch of #BringBackMyBlueSky campaign to highlight the benefits of ethanol in India. The campaign was unveiled at the Auto Expo 2020 in Greater Noida. As part of this launch, an engaging display screen has been setup that will allow visitors to click themselves with popular sites in India, …

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Hero Cycles unveils electric delivery bicycle

Greater Noida: A new food delivery solution, that has already caught the attention of fast food giants, was showcased on Thursday by Hero Cycles at the Auto Expo 2020 here in the form of an electric bicycle specifically designed keeping in view the needs of a delivery associate. The e-bicycle comes with a specially designed back carrier to help fit …

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Mobile Is Where The Heart Is TECHNOLOGY can act as a double-edged sword.  While it can supply all comforts demanded by an individual, it also can ruin the individual in different ways. The cutting-edge technology of the mobile phone has  totally revolutionised the daily life of a person. An Aurangabad college has banned mobile phones in class rooms.  But the …

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Goans In Dilemma

Portuguese passport holding Goans in UK may need help to get Indian citizenship THE exit of the United Kingdom from the European Union post Brexit has put the Goans holding Portuguese passport living in that country in a fix. The Goans would have to exercise the option available to them judiciously before the transition period comes to an end on …

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A Ringside View Of Battleground Delhi

But two weeks before the poll date, CAA and NRC has become an election issue and nationalism has become a factor in this local election RAHUL VATSA EVEN when the Delhi elections were weeks away, many political experts had declared Arvind Kejriwal and his Aam Aadmi Party the winner. As for the Bharatiya Janata Party, the electorate of Delhi has …

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Learning the law

MARIA FERNANDES Selecting the right institute, one that imparts quality education, has the right infrastructure and churns out leaders, is not always easy. To make it simpler for students and parents to identify these top colleges, NT KURIOCITY has been making the rounds of educational institutions in the state and this week dropped in at the at VM Salgaocar College …

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Austen power

ANNA FERNANDES It is a truth universally acknowledged that Jane Austen’s ‘Pride and Prejudice’ is as enduring as it is endearing. Two centuries since its initial publication, the timeless classic has been subject to many a retelling – and now, a semi-musical retelling by Nirmala Institute of Education (NIE), that is all set to be staged on Sunday, February 9, …

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The Japanese Way

In Japan, students do not answer exams until they reach class four. The goal there is to establish good manners and develop character. Japanese scholars teach manners before knowledge. NT KURIOCITY asked a few Goans if the same should be implemented worldwide Irrespective of culture, the Japanese system teaches us that character and personality trump evaluation and rankings at such …

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Meet the wizard of the wicket

“Pick a card, any card!” He’s got the magician’s patter down and his nimble fingers perform sleight of hand better than many professional prestidigitators. But card tricks aren’t the only magic he’s performing. At 25, cricketer Shreyas Iyer plays for the Indian team and also captains the Delhi Capitals in the Indian Premier League (IPL). “About five years ago, I …

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Developmental delays

Neena Jacob This is a particularly difficult topic to approach and I requested director of The Sethu Child Development Centre, Nandita De Souza to help me. She is a developmental and behavioural paediatrician much loved and respected for her skills and compassion. She has a special interest in autism, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and parenting. Nandita says that physical …

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