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Caricatures on point

RAMANDEEP KAUR | NT KURIOCITY She is an educationist, columnist, and a cartoonist. But, intrinsically, she calls herself “a dreamer, a misfit of sorts, and a very private person”. “You can say I am almost a recluse,” says Smitha Bhandare Kamat “Given the option, I would rather read, write, draw or listen to soft music than socialise.” Fond of children …

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Art for paws

An art exhibition titled ‘7th Young Xpressions’, for the cause of animals will be held on December 28 and 29 at ESG Art Gallery, Panaji. NT KURIOCITY gets more details Vrinda Agarwal who has been conducting art classes known as Vrinda’s art classes in Vasco for the last 20 years is back with the seventh edition of her exhibition titled …

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High hopes for 2020

With 2019 coming to an end soon, NT KURIOCITY finds out what people are most looking forward to in the New Year What I’m looking forward to most in 2020 is people taking more responsibility towards environmental issues, proper disposal of waste (especially in Goa), clean cities, and peace and prosperity in the country, considering all the protests and unrest …

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From Beed to Tokyo, Sable’s long, hard run

“Bas, zid thi (I was stubborn)!” Stubborn sums up Avinash Sable. Zid, of single-handedly plucking his family out of poverty. Zid, of making his way into the Indian Army. Zid, of discovering his love for running, and in less than five years becoming an athlete, smashing through a national record that has stood for decades—bettering it three more times in …

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Five ways to deal with stress during NEET preparation

The time has come to turn your dreams into reality. The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2020 date, May 3, has been announced. NEET is among the most competitive exams and the success rate is merely 15 percent. Your mind is focused on those 180 questions and 720 marks. Will you make it, you wonder. You think of the …

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Dhempe College wins Meteora 2019

Don Bosco College, Panaji hosted its annual inter-collegiate competition Meteora 2019 wherein Dhempe College of Arts and Science, Miramar were adjudged winners while Goa Medical College emerged runners-up. This year’s theme was ‘Wrath of the Empires’. The two-day event focused on development and teamwork of students in the field of sports, art, education, literature and culture. The first day began …

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Students of St Xavier’s College visit IICT Hyderabad

Department of chemistry, St Xavier’s College, Mapusa organised a study tour for third year chemistry students. A group of 49 students and six faculty members visited Hyderabad for a study tour. Students visited CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (IICT), a national-level research centre located in Hyderabad. They learned about the workings of sophisticated instruments and got an opportunity to interact …

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Psychology fair held at Carmel College

Department of psychology, Carmel College of Arts, Science and Commerce for Women, Nuvem organised a psychology fair, ‘Psychomania’. The aim of this fair was to acquaint students with the basic principles of psychology, using simple and fun experiments. Students from high school and higher secondary schools participated in the fair. Concepts like short term memory, stroop effect, dichotic listening task, …

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PCCE conducts industrial visit for its students

Padre Conceicao College of Engineering (PCCE), Verna organised an industrial field trip. Students from six engineering classes visited four reputed companies in Verna Industrial Estate. The third and final year mechanical students (TE Mech and BE Mech) visited the packaging technology division at Bosch Limited, while final year students from the department of computer and information technology (BE Comp & …

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GMFC organises inter-class football tournament

Goa Multi-Faculty College (GMFC), Dharbandora organised its annual inter-class football tournament for students of the college. The tournament was organised for boys and girls. The boys’ section had eight teams while the girls’ section had six teams. TYBCA emerged victorious in the boys’ section by winning the match 6-0. Pankaj Falkar and Shreyash Gawade scored three goals each. In the …

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