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Mount Litera Zee School celebrates Grandparents Day

Mount Litera Zee School Goa celebrated Grandparents Day. The programme began with the oldest grandparents Jehingar Pasina (93), Sagun  Patekar (87), S R Dhawlikar (86) and Jose Pereira (82) who along with principal, Sandhya Venkatesh participated in the lamp lighting ceremony. On the occasion, students of pre-primary to class two performed on the stage. Class one students performed dances to …

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Collecting supernovae

Everyone loves to collect their favourite things. For some people that’s action figures or stickers, others it could be stamps or shells, and some people want to catch all the Pokémon. Collecting is fun but it can also tell you more about the things you are collecting. You might notice that all your stamps have something in common or your …

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Weird varieties of Coffee

The best thing about the brewed drink is that there is no specific way of preparing it. It can be hot or cold, viscous or sloppy, bitter or sweet, it can be however you want it to be Neharika Prakash Coffee isn’t just a drink. It’s a science, an art, a culture and passion for many. Once considered a drink …

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A shuttler named Maisnam

Manipur’s sporting world is dominated by boxing, football and weightlifting, and is led by stars like Mary Kom and Mirabai Chanu. Maisnam Meiraba Luwang wants to add one more sport to that list – badminton. The 16-year-old shuttler has been creating quite a bit of noise in the junior domestic circuit following his recent exploits and believes that with his …

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Francis of Assisi: The saint for our times

Fr Steve Rodrigues OFM Cap St Francis of Assisi (1181-1226), whose feast is on October 4, is a saint close to people from all walks of life: rich and poor, intellectuals and workers, philosophers and theologians, poets and novelists, artists and filmmakers, historians and sociologists, peacemakers and environmentalists, and people of all religions. Today more biographies exist of the ‘Little …

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Alloys

Kedar Kulkarni “Hello students we learnt about metals and their properties last year. We also saw how pure metals are obtained from the ores from mines by using separation techniques. We also have studied the different states that are rich in different types of ores. Each of the metal has its own characteristics. We have also seen that metals like …

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It’s not about the looks

According to the data gathered from users of dating app OkCupid, 83 per cent women and 79 per cent men find intelligence way more appealing than looks. Do you think looks precede intelligence? Well, millennials find intelligence way more appealing than looks, according to a survey. According to the data gathered from users of dating app OkCupid, 83 per cent …

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Child beggars of Jaipur

The survey by Pratham, an NGO working for the welfare of underprivileged children, found that the child beggars were mostly in the age group of 6 to 14 years. A survey has found that 94 per cent child beggars in Jaipur do not go to schools, earn between `50 and `500 a day and spend a major part of their …

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Who will be crowned?

Thirteen finalists from Goa will be competing for The Miss International Goa crown. The winner of the said pageant will be given an opportunity to participate at the national level pageant, and will represent Goa at the Miss India International which is scheduled to take place next month in Jaipur.  Miss India International 2018, Tanishqa Bhosle will be the chief …

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Suvidhya presents paper at International Hindi Conference

Ponda-based student of Parvatibai Chowgule College of Arts and Science, Margao, Suvidhya Dharwadkar was the only Goan selected to present a research paper in Hindi at a two-day International Hindi Conference at New Delhi. The conference was organised by the World Hindi Council in association with the New Delhi Municipal Council to mark Hindi Day. The 150th birth anniversary of …

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