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Eating right

The next Navhind Times workshop on March 22 at Dempo House, Panaji, will see award-winning celebrity nutritionist and director of Diet Dr Clinic, Harpreet Pasricha, speaking about nutrition, weight loss, super foods, etc. Participants will also get a free body composition analysis with nutrition counselling. NT KURIOCITY details MARIA FERNANDES | NT KURIOCITY Owner and director of Diet Dr Clinic, …

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Goan girl at Commonwealth Day service

Tanya Pinto Dias was invited by the Royal Commonwealth Society to attend the Commonwealth Day service held recently at Westminster Abbey, London. NT KURIOCITY learns more from Dias who is currently pursuing a PhD in a subject relevant to the Goan educational ecosystem NT KURIOCITY Having grown up in Dona Paula, Tanya Pinto Dias who moved to UK for studies …

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Dinosaur days were a half-hour shorter

According to new research, the earth turned faster at the end of the time of the dinosaurs than it does today, rotating 372 times a year, compared to the current 365, which eventually means a day lasted only 23 and a half hours. The findings from a new study of fossil mollusk shells from the Late Cretaceous, was published in AGU’s …

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An eye for success

With over four decades of experience as an ophthalmic surgeon, Dr Ulhas Kaisare is a well-known and trusted name in the state when you want to get your vision right. From royalty and politicians to the common man, his list of patients is long. Entrusting their eyes to him alone, his multitude of patients come not just from within the …

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DBC celebrates women achievers

NT KURIOCITY The Women’s Cell of the Don Bosco College celebrated International Women’s Day. Present at the function were entrepreneurs Manasi Govenkar and Komal Khaparde, writer Annalie Gracias and sportsperson Sheral D’Mello. Principal, Cedric Silveira acknowledged the success of the achievers and congratulated them for being beacons of inspiration, motivation and encouragement. Manager, Fr Joaquim Lobo commented on the dedication, …

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Savio and Priyanka crowned Mr and Miss PCCE

NT KURIOCITY The annual cultural festival of Fr Agnel’s Padre Conceicao College of Engineering, Mithya 2020 was held on the theme ‘One India, One Dream’. Chief guest for the inaugural was classical vocalist, Pandit Kamlakar Naik. The three-day event had dance, singing, music, fashion, art, video-making, quizzing, stand-up comedy, etc. The competitions were judged by personalities from across the state. …

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MTTM students of Dempo College demonstrate solid waste management

NT KURIOCITY Post graduate department of tourism studies of DCT’s SS Dempo College of Commerce and Economics, in association with Eco Kshatriya Foundation, headed by assistant professor Cheryl Dias organised a solid waste management demonstration at St Theresa Higher Secondary School, Santo Estevam; St Micheal Higher Secondary School, Taleigao; Anjuman Himayatul Islam High School, Baina Vasco Da Gama; Deepvihar Higher …

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Baby talk

Neena Jacob “Baby, where do you go if you are sick?” If she was alert my little one would say “hospital” but if she was tired or sleepy it would be “hostipal”. I realised how much the little one had to concentrate to pronounce her words correctly. Yes, speech is so important to communicate and as parents some of us …

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Everyone has their own role

Kimberly Dias Dear Kimberly, There is a girl in my class and recently I have developed feelings for her. It was on our event day that these feelings grew even stronger, so I told my friend about it as he is very close to that girl. He tried to help me out too. Eventually, I began chatting with her on …

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DVG Govt HS Curdi holds valedictory function

NT KURIOCITY “Enthusiasm, hard work and perseverance can take you to great heights,” said director of Dempo Group and patron of Dempo Vishwa Gramshala (DVG), Pallavi Dempo. She was addressing students during the valedictory function of DVG at Government High School Vaddem Curdi which was adopted by Vasantrao Dempo Education and Research Foundation as DVG under the CSR activity. Present …

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