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Patriotic group singing competition by Bal Bhavan

Bal Bhavan will organise Patriotic group singing competition for schools in Goa, as a part of Independence Day. Taluka level competition will be held on August 2 while the State level competition will be held on August 12 at Bal Bhavan, Campal between 2:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. The competition will be held simultaneously in all 12 talukas on August …

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Neighbourhood exo-planet

Astronomers have found a planet the size of Earth just outside of our Solar System, orbiting around our nearest star! For a long time astronomers have talked about the possibility of planets around this star called Alpha Centauri. It’s very similar to our own sun, and the closest possible place for life beyond the Solar System. But years of searching …

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DBC organises blood donation camp

The post graduate department of social work, Don Bosco College, Panaji in association with Lions Club, Mala Fontainhas, Panaji and Goa Medical College, Bambolim organised a blood donation camp. The camp was set up on the college campus with the motto of ‘Share a little, Care a little’. Thirty-two students and three faculty members of the college donated blood. Students …

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Some unusual flavours of chocolates

Milk chocolate, white chocolate and dark chocolate are some of the well-known types and flavours of chocolates. The world of chocolate is not just limited to these few types of chocolates, it ranges from weird flavours like peanut and ketchup to chocolate covered insects. We have made a list of some of the lesser-known chocolate flavours for you to try, …

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Precautions for the monsoon

Kedar Kulkarni “In our last class we saw how diseases spread during the onset of monsoon. It is, therefore, important to keep your surroundings clean and make sure that water does not stagnate. People have the habit of keeping unwanted stuff in their garages, terraces, etc. This attracts mosquitoes and can easily cause diseases like malaria and dengue. Sometimes the …

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The festival of Ashadhi Ekadashi

RAMESH SAVAIKAR The festival of Ashadhi Ekadashi is celebrated by devotees of Lord Vishnu on a large scale in Maharashtra, Karnataka and Goa along with other states in India. The main feature of this festival is the number of devotees who gather at Pandharpur in the Solapur district of Maharashtra. Pandharpur is a well known pilgrimage town on the banks of …

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AIFCCS presented with Guinness World Records participation certificate

Agnel Institute of Food Crafts and Culinary Sciences, Verna (AIFCCS) was presented with a certificate of participation by Guinness World Record’s at the hands of minister of AYUSH and Member of Parliament, Shripad Naik. AIFCCS participated in the event of the largest mud pie cake weighing 1345 kilograms along with Joseph Dias of Trinity Group, Varun Inamdar, chef Prasad Paul, …

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Setting the base

Porvorim-based Amey Shetye has been selected for the Indian baseball team which will be competing at the upcoming XIV West Asia Baseball championship in Colombo, Sri Lanka. NT KURIOCITY spoke to the youngster RAMANDEEP KAUR Twenty-four-year-old Amey Shetye first took glove in hand at the age of 14 when he played for the Under 14 school team at Vidya Prabodhini …

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Bal Bhavan to conduct All Goa Greeting Cards Design contest

Bal Bhavan Panaji will organise a greeting card design contest on July 27 from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the taluka level in two categories. General category: Group A – class 5 to class 7, Group B – class 8 to class 10 and Group C – class 11 to 12. Special category: Hearing impaired, mentally challenged and slow …

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Uncovering the dark underbelly of Kathmandu

NT BUZZ Sangath and Hindu Pharmacy, Panaji in collaboration with Ravindra Bhavan, Margao will be screening the documentary ‘Pani: Women, Drugs and Kathmandu’, a film by Raúl Gallego Abellán, on July 5, 6:30 p.m. in the conference hall, Ravindra Bhavan, Margao. Awarded the SEFF 2018 ‘Best International Documentary’, this film highlights the hard lives of female opioid addicts in Kathmandu. …

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