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From ‘just a homely girl’ to a business woman

She claims that she was just a “homely girl” before marriage but today Priyal Poddar is an accomplished business woman. However, her first choice remains taking care of her family. “I always wanted to keep my family happy by taking care of them and by making innovative food dishes for them,” says Priyal. In fact, it is this love for …

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PCCE students are working for global warming awareness

A group of 30 students of the final year and third year mechanical engineering at Padre Conceicao College of Engineering are trying to bring about a change in the way people see the global climate issues. These students under ISHRAE (Indian Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-conditioning Engineers) are aiming at educating people on the need for awareness and the …

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AITD organises Telcocrats training workshop

Corporate Institute Relationship Cell (CIRC), Agnel Institute of Technology and Design (AITD), Assagao in association with Telcocrats technologies, Chandigarh conducted a four-day training session on Mobile Communications and Optical Fibre Splicer for final year and third year circuit branch students. Resource person for the same was Ayush Gautam from Telcocrats technologies. AITD signed an MoU with Telcocrats technologies last year …

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Govt College Quepem wins Helios 2.0

To increase as well as encourage the participation of youth and promote physical activity, the department of physical education and sports, Shree Damodar College of Commerce and Economics organised its inter-collegiate sports event, Helios 2.0 with a sports is for all – athletes and non-athletes. Helios 2.0 comprised eight sports – badminton, strong man, strong woman, futsal, blind volleyball, control …

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Fire and evacuation drill held at Unity HS, Valpoi

In a bid to create awareness among teachers and students on how to take safety measures and prepare during fire mishaps, a fire and evacuation drill was held at Unity High School, Valpoi.   Officials from the local fire department including fire station official, Shripad Gawas provided training to students and teachers. A special meeting was held with the teaching …

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Together for nature

The Eco Club under the flagship of the NSS unit of Rosary Higher Secondary School, Navelim celebrated the vovlanchem fest wherein students and teachers came together to promote, save and preserve the environment. The students and teachers sang about Goan culture and environment. The students put various stalls with home grown fruits and flowers, and foods made in Goa. Goan antique items …

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Scorching Downpour

Sometimes, in the summer months, we like to complain that the weather is too hot. But imagine living on a planet where it was so hot that the daily temperature could melt metal! The European Southern Observatory’s Very Large Telescope has found an extreme planet whose temperatures can soar to over 2400 degrees Celsius – that’s almost seven times as …

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What if fashion slowed down?

Fashion creates a ton of textile waste and a good portion of it is pre-consumer or production waste. However with a seasonless collection it won’t be ‘last season’s fabric’ and go to waste Ninoshka Alvares-Delaney In the wake of the Corona virus outbreak in Italy, Italian fashion house Giorgio Armani recently staged its women’s Autumn/Winter 2020 show in Milan without …

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Radha spins a generational change

At first glance, a makeshift grocery and vegetable store, positioned atop the remains of a road once under-construction and left unfinished, right outside a Slum Redevelopment Authority building, typifies a certain kind of Mumbai story of jugaad. But 65-year-old Omprakash Yadav’s shop, had an atypical flurry of visitors; a steady stream of people dropping by, smiling, offering him their best …

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What the nose knows

Scents or odours has a great potential in triggering the memory of past experiences and also a tool to treat memory-related mood disorders, suggests researchers from Boston University’s (BU) Center for Systems Neuroscience. “If odour could be used to elicit the rich recollection of a memory — even of a traumatic experience — we could take advantage of that (therapeutically),” …

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