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Timing skills: A teenage dilemma

Dr Kedar Padte Timidita was almost pulling out her hair, “This surprise test that has been announced for tomorrow is ridiculous. With prelims slated for the coming Monday, how does one study? Where is the time?” she screamed. The atmosphere in the canteen of Elitemix University was tense. If Timidita the topper has problems, the rest of the class would …

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Yuri and Srijan from Sharada Mandir wins Safety Quiz

NT KURIOCITY Safety Quest 2019, a quiz competition on safety for all schools across the state was held at the Institute Menezes Braganza Hall, Panaji wherein Yuri Naidu and Srijan Kumar from Sharada Mandir School, Miramar won first place, Adnan Syed and Nikhilesh Rana also from Sharada Mandir School, Miramar won second place, and Sohail C and Reeve Rodrigues from …

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Getting rid of dandruff

Roanna Silveira Most of us have suffered from dandruff at least once in our lives. But what is this annoying problem that plagues us and leaves us scratching our heads? Dandruff is a skin condition that affects the scalp, eyebrows and nose; it is the excessive shedding of dead skin cells. These cells are normally lost through shedding but in …

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Test your Goa knowledge

NT BUZZ Konkani Bhasha Mandal will be organising its seventh Adv Arun Singbal Memorial Quiz Competition on February 14 at the Seminar Hall (Academic section), Goa College of Engineering, Farmagudi, Ponda from 1.45 p.m. onwards. It is being organised in association with the last year’s winners, Goa College of Engineering, Farmagudi, Ponda. The quiz is open to higher secondary schools, …

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Lamani is second Goan cricket player to complete PhD

NT KURIOCITY Chandu G Lamani, Physical Education Officer at BITS Pilani K K Birla Goa Campus, has been conferred the PhD degree in the recently held 69th Annual Convocation of Karnatak University, Dharwad at the hands of Director General, CSIR and Secretary DSIR, New Delhi Shekhar C Mande and Vice-Chancellor, Karnatak University, Dharwad, Pramod B Gai. Lamani successfully completed his …

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GCASC Khandola celebrates annual day

NT KURIOCITY Government College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Khandola celebrated its 30th Annual Day in the presence of former principal of PES College, Anil Dinge as the chief guest. In his speech Dinge emphasised on the importance of values, focus, and study planning in a student’s life. He said that the current generation is very smart, and the only …

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Travel makes you wise

An engineer by profession and a traveller and explorer by passion, Ramchandra Prabhu Salgaonkar, has to date travelled to 18 countries and aims to cover at least another 32 by 2021. In the next Planet J workshop, slated for Sunday, February 10, at Dempo House, Panaji, he will share his vast experience with youngsters on making travel cheaper, easier and …

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Art history reinterpreted

Studio 07 Fine Art Academy is all set to host their fourth annual exhibition titled ‘History of Art’ on February 3. NT KURIOCITY gets more details NT KURIOCITY Studio 07 Fine Arts Academy, Vasco that is working towards promoting art in the society will conduct their fourth annual exhibition ‘History of Art’. Around 95 acrylic paintings on oil paper and …

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The beauty and the music

CHRISTINE MACHADO | NT BUZZ A few years ago, Vaughan Fernandes was on his way to the recording studio in Benaulim when three girls who were crossing the road accidentally bumped into his car. “They treated me with a whole lot of attitude,” recalls Fernandes. However, their beauty stuck with him. “After this encounter, I began humming a tune that …

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Difficult Dialogues begins

NT BUZZ The fourth edition of Difficult Dialogues, a forum which discusses and debates on important issues in South Asia was inaugurated on January 31 at Goa University campus. The event which this time around focuses on ‘Education: Illuminating Myriad Facets’ will have leading experts in the field of education, policy makers, and famous personalities talking about various aspects of …

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