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Zubin D’souza While growing up, my parents were educated and brilliant but total pushovers when it came to getting paid for their consultation work. The results were that we lived for a long period of time verging on abject poverty. We ate simple meals and anything that broke the monotony of rice and lentils was greeted with welcome relief. Weddings …

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The immunity magic

A new book by holistic lifestyle coach, Luke Coutinho and actress Shilpa Shetty Kundra, ‘The Magic Immunity Pill: Lifestyle’, is a free gift to India and the entire world that makes building your immunity as easy as it can get MARIA FERNANDES | NT Immunity has never been more important than it is now. And the new book, ‘The Magic …

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Sundays are for Konkani karaoke

DANUSKA DA GAMA | NT BUZZ The ongoing pandemic may have confined all of us to our homes, but that doesn’t mean that the music needs to stop. And indeed, Mumbai-based Goan cuisine restaurant Soul Fry has been keeping people’s spirits up with their live karaoke sessions everyday on their Facebook page. “Since Soul Fry is known for its karaoke, …

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The young programmer

To enable pre-schoolers to easily memorise and utilise Marathi and Konkani Barakhadi, 12-year-old Gajesh Naik has come out with a video that is visually appealing and relevant to Goan lingo. NT KURIOCITY spoke with the enterprising lad to learn more about his various videos MARIA FERNANDES | NT KURIOCITY Computer science and emerging technologies are fields that Gajesh Naik, a …

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Jagdeep and his laughter track

RAMNATH N PAI RAIKAR | NT NETWORK The Hindi film industry popularly known as Bollywood is one of the strangest places on the planet. Here, a bus conductor called Badruddin Jamaluddin Kazi is named after a brand of Scotch whisky, when he presents an inspired display of ‘histrionics’ in the role of a drunkard, and is known by his screen …

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Goan students invited to apply for Global Gateway Program

DePaul University in partnership with Study Group are offering virtual learning courses for the Autumn Quarter 2020. NT KURIOCITY gets details NT KURIOCITY To avoid disruption of learning during the global pandemic, DePaul University in partnership with Study Group will offer virtual learning courses for the Autumn Quarter 2020. These courses are specially designed for the Indian graduate and undergraduate …

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In devotion to the Divine Mercy

Archbishop Filipe Neri Ferrão released ‘Deivik Kaklutichi Magnneam – Pustika’ (Divine Mercy prayer booklet) published by the Carmelite Fathers in Goa under the aegis of the Divine Mercy Movement. Also present was superior of the Carmelite Monastery, Fr Archibald Gonsalves who explained the purpose of this booklet. Speaking on the occasion, the archbishop lauded the efforts made by the priests, …

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Stars of the stage

In the recently held 11th Popular Tiatr Competition organised by the Tiatr Academy of Goa, the first place was won by the tiatr ‘Ho Uzo Palounk  Zata’ presented by Epiphania Menezes, written and directed by Mario Menezes. ‘Bhailean Butter Bhitorlean Gutter’ staged by comedian Domnic and his troupe, written and directed by comedian Domnic won the second place while ‘Khell’ presented by Machi Mogi Morjim Cultural …

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The drawbacks of online learning

Although online learning has gained momentum during the lockdown, the shift to the online medium has raised many concerns among the parents. Around half, 48 per cent of parents are worried about their child developing some health issues related to the increased screen time. Slightly lesser have concerns about technical issues (low internet speed, etc) and reduced face time with …

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In her parents’ footsteps

The daughter of late tiatists Ophelia and Bab Peter, Tatum D’Souza or Babli as she is known as in the tiatr circuit, has acted in over 30 tiatrs till date and has also created waves with her singing talent JP Pereira Tatum D’Souza popularly known as Babli in the tiatr fraternity is the daughter of the late Ophelia and late …

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