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Inter-School visual presentation competition held at St Britto’s HS

St Britto’s High School, Mapusa conducted an inter school visual presentation competition on the topic ‘Can we make Goa a Zero waste state?’ The competition was supported by the National Council for Science and Technology Communication, New Delhi in association with the Goa State Council for Science and Technology, Saligao. Guest of honour was member secretary of GSCST, Pradeep Morajkar. …

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Santa Cruz Pre-Primary School holds Parents’ Day

On the occasion of the Santa Cruz Pre-Primary School’s Parents’ Day, an activity workbook for the tiny tots was released at the hands of chief guest, Fr Arnaldo Pinho who is the assistant secretary of Diocesan Society of Education. Speaking at the function, Fr Arnaldo stressed on the importance of having a strong foundation at the pre-primary and primary school …

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In devotion to St Joseph Vaz

Rosary Higher Secondary, Navelim took its Catholic students of class 11 and staff to celebrate the first novena mass for St Joseph Vaz at Sancoale. The students were taken to the Sancoale church with an aim to increase their spiritual growth and devotion towards the first saint of Goa – St Joseph Vaz. The main celebrant for the mass was …

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A great ball of fire

Imagine you’re in a spaceship, looking for a new world to settle down in. You see a planet in the distance and it’s a beautiful blue colour, just like Earth when seen from space. This planet is called HD 189733, and it is the first planet outside of our own Solar System that we’ve worked out the colour of! But …

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How to wear colours perfectly

Ninoshka Alvares-Delaney Colour plays a very important part in our lives. It defines our mood and personality. Certain colours are favoured in certain seasons. For example, a bright warm colour like yellow or orange can uplift one’s spirit on a dull and gloomy rainy day. A delicate pastel can make one feel light and airy on a warm summer’s day. …

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Video capturing and more

Kedar Kulkarni “Papa, FPS is about capturing and also projecting or viewing speed. So the higher the FPS, the higher the number of frames per second. And the higher it is, the more difficult it will be to differentiate between two consecutive frames, right?” Raju asked his father. “Yes, Raju, two consecutive frames will be very similar to one another. …

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A step-by-step guide to clear competitive exams

The initial move towards your groundwork for any competitive exam is to comprehend the pre-requirements of the exam. You should also be well-rehearsed with the syllabus (you get that easily on the Internet). Other than the syllabus, you should make note of the weightage of various subjects so that you can plan your preparations likewise. Looking over previous years’ question …

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Josline is a ‘leading lady’ in sports

FC Goa women’s team goalkeeper and grassroots coach at Forca Goa Foundation, Josline D’Souza was awarded the Phoenix Leading Lady Award 2020 at an award ceremony held recently in Pune. D’Souza received the award at the hands of founder and CEO of DViO digital, Somya Iyer  along with actresses, Manini Mishra and Tisca Chopra. She has got the award for …

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Lit-erary conversations

Publisher and co-founder of Speaking Tiger Books, Ravi Singh was recently in Goa to conduct an informal interaction for aspiring authors at the International Centre Goa, Dona Paula. NT KURIOCITY catches up with the author ANNOUSHKA FERNANDES \ NT KURIOCITY Having begun his career as a journalist at a Delhi based magazine, it was by fluke that Ravi Singh joined …

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Reach for the stars

Here’s your chance to get star-struck. ‘The Talking Sky’, a session on constellation mythology, folk tales, star science and more, will be held on March 5 at Reis Magos Fort, Verem. NT KURIOCITY gets you the details ANNA FERNANDES | NT KURIOCITY Since the beginning of time, man has looked to the sky to decipher the seasons, to navigate the …

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