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Samrat Club organises dental camp

Samrat Club Margao organised a free dental check up camp at Shri Ghumeshwar Brahmadev Hall Junta quarters at Pajifond, Margao under the guidance of Dipika Bhende and her assistants.  Present on the occasion were president of the club, Vishwanath Swar Pravin Konkar and Ayushi Prabhudesai. The camp was attended by 94 children and parents.

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Azmane HS secures 100 per cent results in SSC exam

Azmane High School, Neura secured 100 per cent results at Goa Boards SSC examinations for the third consecutive year. Sankalp Vinod Shirodkar stood first in school with 88 per cent, Niti Dilip Bakal secured 87.17 per cent and Siddhi Kamlakant Gaonkar secured 78.33 per cent. Of the 22 students who appeared for the exam, six secured distinction, nine received first …

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From Science Fiction to Science Fact!

You’re probably wondering what on Earth is going on in this picture! Unlike many of the wonderful photos that we bring you in Space Scoop, this picture is an illustration drawn by an artist on a computer. Such pictures aren’t conjured up by an artist’s imagination. Instead, these artists work with astronomers to accurately draw things in space that we …

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Chandrani: Youngest MP in India

In a first, a 25-year-old engineering graduate from Odisha has become the youngest Member of Parliament to the 17th Lok Sabha. Odisha has a total of seven women MPs, making it the first state ever to have 33 per cent or the largest share of women MPs of its total of 21 seats. Chandrani, who has replaced Dushyant Chautala, was …

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Wedding skincare and makeup tips

Roanna Silveira On your wedding day, you’re going to want to look the most beautiful version of you. Here’s a quick guide to looking your best on your big day. Bridal skin care l Start skin prep early l Diligently follow a skincare regimen at least a year before your wedding. Target blemishes and include a brightening serum in your …

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Energy: Different forms and conversion-Part V

Kedar Kulkarni “Last class we discussed how heat energy from the sunlight is used in making solar cookers and water heaters. Sunlight is focused to a smaller area to achieve a good heating effect. But as in the case of the solar-powered car that Raju was talking about, sunlight is converted into electricity that drives the motor. Like Raju said, …

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Shaamil excels at Google Science Fair

A Dubai-based Indian boy has ranked among the top 100 regional finalists for the Google Science Fair global contest for his project to make street lights smarter. Grade 11 student at the Indian High School Dubai, Shaamil Karim was selected from thousands of entries. His project detects if a car or person is passing by and makes the next street …

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Voices of Kerala

The sixth edition of the Malayalam literary meet under the banner of the Federation of All Goa Malayalee Associations (FAGMA) will be held on June 1 and June 2 at Ravindra Bhavan, Margao. The event is held annually during the first week of June and is attended by prominent writers of the Malayali diaspora in Goa and across the country. This …

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NASA discovers clay cache on Mars

Drilling by ‘Curiosity Mars’ rover at a region of the Red Planet called the “clay-bearing unit” has revealed the highest amounts of clay minerals ever found during the mission, NASA has said. The rover recently drilled two samples at rock targets called “Aberlady” and “Kilmarie”, the US space agency revealed on Wednesday. Clay often forms in water, which is essential …

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The genesis of diamonds

Diamonds are mostly formed from ancient seabeds that became buried deep beneath the Earth’s crust, says a study that found traces of salt trapped in many of the stones. Most diamonds found at the Earth’s surface are formed this way, while others are created by the crystallisation of melts deep in the mantle, says a study published in the journal …

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