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Founder’s Day Celebrations at SS Dempo College

NT KURIOCITY SS Dempo College of Commerce and Economics, Cujira organised the 10th edition of its flagship quiz event, ‘Biz Quest 2020’. Forty-seven teams from 23 colleges across the state of Goa participated in the event. The quiz was conducted on the occasion of the college’s Founders Day celebrations in commemoration of its founding father, late Srinivassa Sinai Dempo. The …

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VM Salgaocar College emerge runners-up at Students’ Parliament Competition 2020

NT KURIOCITY VM Salgaocar College of Law, Miramar were adjudged second runners-up of the Students’ Parliament Competition 2020. Present at the prize distribution ceremony were speaker of Goa Legislative Assembly, Rajesh Patnekar; Chief Minister, Pramod Sawant; Minister for Legislative Affairs, Mauvin Godinho; Leader of Opposition, Digambar Kamat and secretary, Goa Legisltive Assembly, Namrata Ulman. A total of 30 students participated …

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Medical camp held at Lokvishwas

NT KURIOCITY Community Health Center, Canacona held a medical camp for mentally challenged students of Lokvishwas. Aimed at providing counselling and medical aid to all the special children studying in Lokvishwas School, a team of doctors from CHC examined the students to check their fitness and well-being.  After the medical examination of the students, parents and teachers were advised by …

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Smt Chandrabhaga Tukoba Naik HSS holds annual social gathering

NT KURIOCITY “All the works, good works are done by only goodness and good qualities. Everyone must be good, united, have good faith and good nature to achieve any given responsibilities, most efficiently,” said deputy chief minister, Chandrakant (Babu) Kavalekar while speaking as chief guest at the annual social gathering of Jan Utkarsh Shikshan Saunstha’s, Smt Chandrabhaga Tukoba Naik Higher …

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GFDC opens training centre at Mount Litera Zee school

NT KURIOCITY Goa Football Development Council (GFDC) inaugurated its 38th training centre in association with Mount Litera Zee School, Sancoale. Around 450 trainees have already enrolled at the centre which will cater to boys and girls from Mount Litera Zee School in various categories such as U-10, U-12, U-14 and U-16. Addressing the gathering at the inaugural ceremony, member secretary …

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Goa’s most loved, Wendell

NT BUZZ A day before Valentine’s Day, on February 13, son of the soil, Padma Shri Wendell Rodricks was laid to rest in Colvale. As his family, friends and acquaintances come to terms with this untimely death, NT BUZZ digs up from its archives, photographs to bring back memories of this vibrant personality, who straddled the fields of fashion, literature, social …

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Making life beautiful

Being in a wheelchair hasn’t stopped traveller, social activist, poet and author, Salil Chaturvedi from winning accolades. An avid reader and writer of haiku, he was the Asia region winner of the Commonwealth Short story Competition 2008 and winner of the Unisun/British Council Short story Competition 2007. His stories have appeared in various anthologies and magazines, including Himal, Indian Quarterly …

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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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