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How dogs capture your heart: scientists explain

Ever wondered how dogs learn to use their ‘puppy eyes’ to bend us to their will? It turns out our pet pooches have evolved human-like eyebrow muscles, which let them make the sad faces that melt our hearts, according to a new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). It involved dissecting the cadavers of …

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‘Sangam’ coming soon

1435 Production are all set to produce a multi-language music video album ‘Sangam’ in Hindi, Konkani, and Marathi. Speaking during a press conference at Kala Academy on Thursday, president and founder of 1435 Production, Pritesh Patel said that Goa has a lot of talent and through the music album they wish to promote young musicians and singers. “The talent in …

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Your career matters

Maria Fernandes If things like music programming, scripting, presenting radio shows, radio advertisements and lending voice to audio magazines and documentaries seem interesting to you, a career as a radio jockey (RJ) is something you can consider. Radio is not only the fastest growing but also a very popular segment in the media sector today. Thanks to the various innovative …

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The ‘pyde pyper’ now has a studio

ANNA FERNANDES The proverbial ‘pied piper’ of art in Goa, artist and educator Wilson D’Souza has been leading youngsters into the fascinating world of art since 2010 under the banner of the Pyde Pyper Art Academy. Armed with three decades of experience in the field, his goal has always been to nurture the dreams of his students into reality by training them …

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Hard work and honesty en route to success

He couldn’t follow his dream of becoming a commercial artist after the death of his father. At 18 Andrew David Fernandes had to stand on his feet, to continue his father’s trade and support his mother and sisters. Today D’Ziners is the sought after suit destination in Goa Danuska Da Gama Andrew David Fernandes six-moth tailoring course done back when …

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Life lessons

Maria Fernandes Parenting not only involves taking care of children and providing basic necessities, but also includes meeting their emotional needs, providing a good education, etc. But more than anything parenting means teaching children life lessons. That is what will mould their personality and ensure they lead good and meaningful lives. Here’s a list of seven powerful life lessons children …

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Goa Multi-Faculty College organises Arthvyavastha

Students of the department of BBA, SSPES’s Goa Multi-Faculty College, Dharbandora organised an inter-class event ‘Arthvyavastha 2k19’ to help business administration students gauge their potential to work and excel in the finance sector. The event included various competitions that allowed students to test and apply the concepts learnt. Arthvyavastha consisted of events like Prabandhaka (best finance manager), Vadavivada (debate), Margati …

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National workshop on learning differently held at Goa College of Home Science

Goa College of Home Science in collaboration with the Directorate of Higher Education, organised a two-day National workshop titled ‘Learning Differently’ on the college premises. The workshop consisted of six sessions and was attended by 78 teachers, special educators, college lecturers, counsellors and postgraduate students. Chief guest at the workshop was developmental paediatrician and director of SETHU Centre for Child …

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MES College organises workshop on gender roles

The gender champion cell of MES College of Arts and Commerce, Zuarinagar organised a workshop on gender roles for the students. Guest speakers at the workshop were Chennai-based author, TEDx speaker, poet and blogger, Kavipriya Moorthy and MBA graduate, Sri Sudharshan. The speakers highlighted how gender roles operate in everyday life and in the industry through group activities, PowerPoint presentations, …

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MES College organises special financial literacy programme

Department of commerce at MES College of Arts and Commerce, Vasco, organised a two-day financial literacy programme as a community extension activity in the village of Zari, Sancoale. A total of eight commerce students were trained for this extension activity. As part of the programme, students explained various financial tasks such as conducting bank transactions like depositing cash and withdrawal …

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