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Indian youth prefer job stability over salary

According to the data, Telegram groups (31.5 per cent), WhatsApp groups (31.5 per cent) and Oliveboard discussion forum (27.1 per cent) are the most popular platforms to interact with peers and educators. A survey revealed that job security, followed by a healthy work-life balance, drives Indian youth to opt for banking and government jobs. Based on the responses from 5000 …

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Slow walkers

Slower walkers were shown to have ‘accelerated ageing’, and their lungs, teeth and immune systems tended to be in worse shape than the people who walked faster. Walking slowly could be a sign to identify how quickly your brain and body are likely to age, suggests a study. Slower walkers were shown to have accelerated ageing on a 19-measure scale …

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From the lonely road to success

At 24, Niki Poonacha, who won the Fenesta National Tennis Championship recently, has already seen precious time being taken away from his nascent career. If months lost to injuries often dealing a body blow to his vulnerable body weren’t enough, the Tamil Nadu boy was forced to end his training stint in Spain for lack of financial resources. This, despite …

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Hot air balloons

Kedar Kulkarni Raju was thrilled to learn that one could go up in the air using a hot air balloon. But he was curious to know how far up one could go. Also, what it would look like from the balloon. He had many questions: “We will be able to get some very nice pictures of the ground below. I …

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The squash star

Samairah Bhandare recently entered the finals at the JJ Sports Squash Open, Kanyakumari, in the girls under-13 category, and emerged victorious. She defeated second seed Riya Balaji from Tamil Nadu, to claim the win. Earlier in the semi-finals she defeated Katrina John from Kerala. It was the first ever open squash tournament to be held in Kanyakumari and the championship …

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Painting Goa on canvas

A number of art lovers have come together to create one of the longest paintings admeasuring around 1000-feet-long at the ongoing Vibrant Goa Global Expo And Summit. NT BUZZ gets more details about the painting that anyone can be part of RAMANDEEP KAUR Environmental issues are well-known to all and thus, to raise awareness about the same, various movements, activities, …

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In pursuit of a better understanding of child rights

VM Salgaocar College of Law, Miramar recently signed an MoU with University of  New South Wales (UNSW), Sydney. NT KURIOCITY finds out how the association will benefit students, their response, and more ANNA FERNANDES | NT KURIOCITY With an aim to enhance academic programmes and research activities in the area of children’s rights, VM Salgaocar College of Law (VMSCL), Miramar …

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VMSIIHE wins Magnify 2019

NT KURIOCITY Department of BBA Travel and Tourism, Don Bosco College organised ‘Magnify 2019’, an inter-collegiate event on the theme ‘Tourism and Jobs: a better future for all’. Chief guest for the event was former director of department of tourism, Pamela Mascarenhas. Students staged a welcome dance that marked the beginning of the event. The competitions suggested career options for …

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Mount Litera Zee School holds football tournament

NT KURIOCITY Mount Litera Zee School organised the ‘Late Shri Manohar Parrikar Football Tournament’, under the guidance of principal, Sandhya Venkatesh and BDM, Shiv Tari. In her speech, Venkatesh motivated children to play with discipline. The under-11 tournament began with the under-11 girls tie breaker and under-11 boys football tournament. The four in the under-11 boys category were from Vidhya …

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Students of Dempo College strive for a plastic-free Taleigao

NT KURIOCITY DCT’s SS Dempo College of Commerce and Economics, Cujira conducted ‘Plastic Free Village’ campaign under Unnat Bharat Abhiyan (UBA) in one of the adopted villages – Taleigao. Around 60 students participated in the campaign wherein they encouraged villagers to use cloth bags and stop using plastic bags. Students distributed these handmade bags to villagers while collecting plastic bags …

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