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A fruity affair

NT BUZZ June 24 marks the nativity of Saint John the Baptist and the day is celebrated in Goa with much joy. People of all ages are seen making merry by eating, drinking and jumping in the well to commemorate this day. In this backdrop, come June 24 the Socorro Socio-Art and Cultural Association will host the Ponsachem Fest for …

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A special place for special people

Atmavishwas Centre deals in vocational training for young adults with special needs. What sets it apart from the other such spaces in Goa is the community library and its café located– the Casa dos Gamas – run solely by special people. NT KURIOCITY speaks with founder Liane da Gama to know more Alisha Nicole Carvalho | NT KURIOCITY Goa has …

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Aiming for the grandmaster title

RAMANDEEP KAUR | NT KURIOCITY Leon Mendonca is the youngest ever in Goa (at 7 years) to be conferred the prestigious title of Candidate Master (CM) by the World Chess Federation (FIDE) and youngest boy in Goa (at 6 years) to commence an Elo rating. He added another feather to his hat when he won gold at the 49th edition …

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When it rains, look for the rainbow

Kimberly Dias   Hey Kimberly, I’ve been feeling very low and scared for the past few days. There is a constant cloud of gloom lurking over me. I’ve recently experienced the loss of a few near and dear ones and it seems like the fragments of my life are slowly disappearing, especially from my childhood. I know that we can’t …

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Trekking to Tambdi Surla by NCC Naval Cadets of MES College

NT KURIOCITY NCC Naval Division of MES College of Arts and Commerce, Zuarinagar organised a trekking programme for its second and third year cadets to Tamdhi Surla, Sanguem. The trekking was organised as part of NCC training to inculcate a spirit of adventure, explorative inquisitiveness, develop stamina, endurance, discipline, courage, determination, comradeship, leadership leading to development of self-confidence, team spirit …

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Priya Singh wins Future Chef Goa 2017-18

NT KURIOCITY Goa’s trail-blazing culinary competition for schools- IAM Goa Future Chef-2017-18, a culinary competition for schools held its felicitation programme. Super Chefs began last November with more than 800 students participating in the preliminary tasting round. Ten super chefs made it to the finals after beating 20 semi finalists from the 200 quarter final round, selected from across more …

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Sharada Mandir School secures 100 per cent results

NT KURIOCITY Sharada Mandir School, Miramar, has secured 100 per cent results both at the ICSE and ISC examinations of March 2018. At the ICSE standard 10 examination 172 students had answered the examination. 58 students secured 90 per cent and above. 82 students secured between 75 and 89 per cent. 32 students were placed in the first class. The …

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Storing clothes till the next season

Ninoshka Alvares-Delaney With the arrival of the monsoons, our wardrobe undergoes some reshuffling wherein thicker clothing gets swapped for light weight garments. Putting clothes in storage keeps them safe until you’re ready to wear them again.What you need to keep in mind is that the high levels of humidity during these four months of monsoons can be detrimental to our …

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Students of DBCE devise machine to clean Goan beaches

NT KURIOCITY With the idea to eliminate and keep the sand on Goan beaches clean, thereby reducing the time and cost of cleaning, final year mechanical engineering students of Don Bosco College of Engineering, Margao successfully developed and tested a prototype ‘Beach Sand Cleaning Machine’. The project team comprises Kaygun Pereira, Vallon Dsilva, Mark Ferrao, Selvin Pereira and Akshay Phadte …

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Excelling at an advanced pace

In the recently declared IIT JEE Advanced 2018 results, Sahas Kamat, Amay Varma and Nidhish Sawant are among the top five students who qualified for IIT seats from the Dempo Higher Secondary School of Science (PACE), Miramar. NT KURIOCITY spoke to the trio to know about their preparation, success mantra, sacrifices made, future plans and more RAMANDEEP KAUR | NT …

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