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St Xavier’s College holds workshop on astro data analysis

Department of physics, St Xavier’s College, organised a two-day workshop on astronomical data analysis. Resource person for the workshop was astronomer, School of Earth and Space Exploration, Arizona State University, Vithal Tilvi. The workshop began with the brief introductory session on astronomy by Raut Dessai. This was followed by the first presentation on the universe by Tilvi, which consisted of …

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Don Bosco HSS welcomes freshers

Students of class 11 were welcomed into the portals of Don Bosco Higher Secondary School, Panaji with an inaugural mass and cultural programme. The Holy Eucharist was celebrated by principal, Fr Savio Gomes. The cultural programme began with a solemn prayer service, following which there was a live performance by the school band. Student representatives of each stream from class …

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St Xavier’s College visits Nestle

Department of chemistry, St Xavier’s College, Mapusa organised an educational excursion to Nestle India Limited, Bicholim. The visit was coordinated by Sheryl D’Cruz, Shivta Mayenkar, Flavia Travasso and Vinod Mandrekar. Corporate affairs manager of Nestle India, Mario Fernandes welcomed students and accompanying teachers. He briefed the gathering on the history of Nestle, adding that the headquarters are situated at Gurgaon. …

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People’s HS practises yoga asanas

People’s High School, Panaji in collaboration with Field Outreach Office, Panaji and Ministry of Information and Broadcasting organised Yoga Demonstrations for the students of class five. Yoga asanas were demonstrated by yoga exponent, Sachin Panicker and physical education teacher, Santoshi Patil. Headmistress, Vibhuti Bhangui explained the significance of yoga while Nagesh Sardesai conducted a quiz based on health and yoga.

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Rosary College holds National seminar

Department of psychology, Rosary College of Commerce and Arts, Navelim organised a one-day National seminar on the topic Trends and Challenges in Research. Chief guest for the inaugural function was deputy director, Tata Institute of Social Science (TISS) Tuljapur Campus, Osmanabad, Abdul Shaban. Principal, Fr Simão Diniz welcomed the gathering and expressed concern and need for research. In his keynote …

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Is it a Bird? Is it a Plane?

No, it’s Super-Earth! When you look up at the night sky, all of the stars look the same. However, they actually come in different sizes and colours. The colour of the star depends on the temperature of the surface of the star. Despite what you may think, blue stars are much hotter than red stars! In fact, red stars are …

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Fashion victims from around the world

Ninoshka Alvares Delaney While some fashion trends are to die for, others may actually kill you. If there is one thing that crazy fashion trends from history have taught us, it is that people will go to ridiculous lengths to prove their station in society and do anything in the name of fashion. Extreme fashion trends have existed in various …

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Garbage dumps: Awareness needed

Kedar Kulkarni Raju approached his father with a newspaper. There was a notice requesting people to segregate the different types of wastes as wet and dry wastes separately. He said, “Papa, look at this, there is a notice in today’s newspaper. The municipality has clearly mentioned that waste will not be collected if it is mixed together. They have also …

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Aarati Joshi gets into Oxford University

Student of Parvatibai Chowgule College of Arts and Science, Margao, Aarati Joshi who is currently  studying at University of Porto as a third year student of the college on transferable credit basis, has secured admission as a full time student in the post graduate programme at the Oxford University in UK for the academic year 2019-20. She has been placed at …

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Understanding the spatial ecology of water

MOG Sundays will organise a talk on the topic ‘Spatial Ecology of Water’ by educator Meghal Arya on June 23 at Museum of Goa, Pilerne. The architecture for water transcends time and space in its proliferation across geographies and cultures. These unique and diverse structures articulate the anthropogenic relationship to water, seamlessly weaving the spiritual with the mundane. In the talk, Arya will propose that the architecture for water represents …

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