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Chandrani: Youngest MP in India

In a first, a 25-year-old engineering graduate from Odisha has become the youngest Member of Parliament to the 17th Lok Sabha. Odisha has a total of seven women MPs, making it the first state ever to have 33 per cent or the largest share of women MPs of its total of 21 seats. Chandrani, who has replaced Dushyant Chautala, was …

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Wedding skincare and makeup tips

Roanna Silveira On your wedding day, you’re going to want to look the most beautiful version of you. Here’s a quick guide to looking your best on your big day. Bridal skin care l Start skin prep early l Diligently follow a skincare regimen at least a year before your wedding. Target blemishes and include a brightening serum in your …

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Energy: Different forms and conversion-Part V

Kedar Kulkarni “Last class we discussed how heat energy from the sunlight is used in making solar cookers and water heaters. Sunlight is focused to a smaller area to achieve a good heating effect. But as in the case of the solar-powered car that Raju was talking about, sunlight is converted into electricity that drives the motor. Like Raju said, …

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Shaamil excels at Google Science Fair

A Dubai-based Indian boy has ranked among the top 100 regional finalists for the Google Science Fair global contest for his project to make street lights smarter. Grade 11 student at the Indian High School Dubai, Shaamil Karim was selected from thousands of entries. His project detects if a car or person is passing by and makes the next street …

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Voices of Kerala

The sixth edition of the Malayalam literary meet under the banner of the Federation of All Goa Malayalee Associations (FAGMA) will be held on June 1 and June 2 at Ravindra Bhavan, Margao. The event is held annually during the first week of June and is attended by prominent writers of the Malayali diaspora in Goa and across the country. This …

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NASA discovers clay cache on Mars

Drilling by ‘Curiosity Mars’ rover at a region of the Red Planet called the “clay-bearing unit” has revealed the highest amounts of clay minerals ever found during the mission, NASA has said. The rover recently drilled two samples at rock targets called “Aberlady” and “Kilmarie”, the US space agency revealed on Wednesday. Clay often forms in water, which is essential …

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The genesis of diamonds

Diamonds are mostly formed from ancient seabeds that became buried deep beneath the Earth’s crust, says a study that found traces of salt trapped in many of the stones. Most diamonds found at the Earth’s surface are formed this way, while others are created by the crystallisation of melts deep in the mantle, says a study published in the journal …

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Twitter allows guests to join live streams

After Instagram, now micro-blogging site Twitter has decided to allow broadcasters on its app open up their live streams to guests. “Go live with guests! It’s more fun than talking to yourself. We promise,” the company announced on Twitter on Wednesday. The new feature, which is now rolling out to Twitter’s iOS and Android app, is going to allow up …

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The 100 day promise

Panaji MLA Babush Monserrate has assured the people that he will get the casinos out of River Mandovi for good within 100 days. NT BUZZ speaks to a few people about their take on this latest promise NT BUZZ The MV Caravela anchored in the Mandovi River in 2000. Since then, it has become a glitzy affair for tourists who …

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Throwback to the good old school days

Author and former professor of English Edward De Lima’s book, ‘Yesterdays at Monte- Jogging down memory lane’ is all set to be released yet again in an all new avatar. The second edition of the book that was released twelve years ago, brings afresh memories of school days at Monte de Guirim School NT BUZZ The second edition of Edward …

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