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St Joseph Vaz College releases annual magazine JOSEPHITE

St Joseph Vaz College, Cortalim released its annual magazine, Josephite 2018-19 and also inaugurated its website at the hands of chief guest, captain Girish Naik. Others present were administrator of the college, Fr Walter de Sa and principal, Maria Fonseca along with teaching faculty and staff members of the college. Fonseca welcomed the gathering and expressed satisfaction that the second …

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PCCE holds machine learning and deep learning workshop

Considering the massive interest and numerous applications in the domain of artificial intelligence and machine learning, the ISF (IETE Students Forum) of department of electronics and telecommunication engineering, Padre Conceicao College of Engineering, Verna in collaboration with EduXLabs, presently associated with National Service Scheme (NSS) and National Social Summit of IIT Roorkee organised a one-week ISTE STTP on ‘Machine learning and …

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AITD wins second place at South Asia Level IET-NICE competition

Agnel Institute of Technology and Design (AITD), Assagao students won second place at finale of Nurturing Intelligence for Curious Engineers competition [NICE-2019] at South Asia Level, organised by IET – UK. Four students were Nigehban Ali, Tresnor Menezes, Samuel Furtado and Gayatri Joshi. Winning teams from various regions like Goa, Pune, Mumbai, Nashik, Dhule, Kanyakumari and Sri Lanka competed in the …

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Students of GHS Morpirla visit Gujarat

Students and teachers of Government High School, Morpirla went on an educational tour to Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Daman and Surat. On day one they visited Dudhni lake, Butterfly Park and Bindrabin Temple. Students also went on a Lion Safari at Silvassa Vasona. They then visited the Tribal Cultural Museum. Day two saw the group visit Science Centre, Surat which …

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Children from Tata Memorial Hospital visit Ancestral Goa

The children of Paediatric Oncology from Tata Memorial Hospital visited Ancestral Goa at Big foot, Lotoulim as part of their Goa Excursion Tour. The highlight of the visit included clicking selfies with India’s Longest Laterite Sculpture of Sant Mirabai and the other exhibits at the etymological museum. Children were presented with souvenirs by owner of Big Foot, Maendra Alvares. The 27 children and …

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Evaristo Fernandes felicitated for his service

St Michael’s Convent High School, Anjuna-Vagator felicitated Evaristo Fernandes for almost 32 years of service. The day began with a Eucharistic celebration on the theme ‘Life lived in self-giving’. The main celebrant was Fr Urbano Menezes. Evaristo was felicitated by headmistress, Sr Liberata Fernandes; manager, Sr Anny Fernandes and former principal, Sr Salvacao Pereira. He was presented with a memento …

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Jubilee Brain Spark held at Don Bosco HSS

Don Bosco Higher Secondary School Panaji, held its second jubilee event of the year titled ‘Jubilee Brain Spark’, an all-Goa inter-higher secondary competition. Students were tested not only on their textbook knowledge but also in creative thinking in time- tested experiments in arts, commerce and science fields. A total of 12 institutions consisting of teams of three participants each, took …

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Old Goa Karate Dojo students shine in Karate Championship

Students from Old Goa Karate Dojo participated in The Kimura Cup-2019 Karate Championship in Kerala and won on four gold medals, two silver medals and one bronze medal. Students, namely, Nehal Bhomkar, Vishvesh Shirodkar, Kaushal Kankonkar and Sunny Kankonkar were trained by chief instructor Sandesh Mardolkar and assistant instructor Tushant Murgaonkar. 

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Latitudes and longitudes: Fun Facts

The class discussion was getting interesting and all students were paying full attention to the teacher. Rahul stood up and asked, “Teacher what are the lines of equal time?” “It means that all places on a given latitude will have the same duration of day and night on a given day. This coordination system has some more interesting features. As …

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