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Do aliens really exist?

The first British astronaut to go to space, Helen Sharman has said that aliens exist and it was possible they were already here on Earth, a media report said on Monday. “Aliens exist, there’s no two ways about it. There are so many billions of stars out there in the universe that there must be all sorts of different forms …

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What young India wants

The beginning of the new year brings along with it, new aspirations, new ideas and possibilities for a better tomorrow. NT KURIOCITY asks some youngsters what they hope for the year ahead for the country and the state MARIA FERNANDES | NT KURIOCITY With more than half of our country’s population under the age of 25 and a quarter under …

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Goan institutes recognised for work on HIV/AIDS

The Red Ribbon Clubs of DM’s PVS SM Kushe Higher Secondary School, Assagao and Rosary College of Commerce and Arts, Navelim were recently selected as the best in Goa at higher secondary level and college level respectively. NT KURICOTY gets more details RAMANDEEP KAUR | NT KURIOCITY A number of Red Ribbon Clubs across the country which have done exceptional …

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Students of SS Dempo College clean Siridao beach

NT KURIOCITY The NSS unit SS Dempo College of Commerce and Economics, Bambolim undertook a ‘Beach Cleaning Drive’ at Siridao Beach in the presence of sarpanch and panchayat members of Siridao. Around 100 NSS volunteers accompanied by NSS programme officers collected waste in 45 garbage bags. The waste consisted of glass and plastic bottles of varied sizes, plastic and paper …

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Top educational scholarships for Indian students

With the increasing cost of education, many meritorious and financially weak students drop-out of schools or colleges. Some of them even give-up their dream of pursuing higher education. According to a report by the Hindu, of an initial enrolment of 100 students, on average only 70 finish school in India. Similarly, the enrolment of students in higher institutes is not …

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St Michael’s Convent HS holds its annual sports day

NT KURIOCITY St Michael’s Convent High School, Anjuna-Vagator hosted its annual sports day, based on the theme ‘Sports for Healthy Living’. The day started off with rendition to the Almighty through prayer and song followed by a specially composed theme song ‘Tap up to healthy living’. The chief guest for the day was the director of the Directorate of Sports …

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Shree Damodar College inaugurates ‘The Spotlight Series’

NT KURIOCITY VVMs Shree Damodar College of Commerce and Economics inaugurated ‘The Spotlight Series’ in the Ganesh Daivajna Auditorium, Shree Damodar Educational Campus. The first lecture of the series titled ‘Education, Youth & the Challenges Ahead’ was delivered by RM Prem Kumar, IAS (Retired), former chief secretary, Government of Maharashtra. Kumar spoke about the challenges of education and how to …

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Wardrobe goals for 2020

Ninoshka Alvares-Delaney The new year is all about resolutions. January sees us planning to start something – like exercising or eating healthier – or quitting something – like kicking the (cigarette) butt or excessive spending. It’s time we stick to these resolutions until these goals become a habit. We are moving towards alarming times with climate change. Small differences in …

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King’s School takes Mediascope 6.0 trophy

NT KURIOCITY The King’s School emerged champions of Mediascope 6.0 – an inter higher secondary school event organised by the departments of mass communication and journalism at St Xavier’s College, Mapusa. Sharada Mandir won second place and Shantadurga Higher Secondary School secured third place. The sixth edition of Mediascope saw a total of 10 schools battling it out in various …

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Caricatures on point

RAMANDEEP KAUR | NT KURIOCITY She is an educationist, columnist, and a cartoonist. But, intrinsically, she calls herself “a dreamer, a misfit of sorts, and a very private person”. “You can say I am almost a recluse,” says Smitha Bhandare Kamat “Given the option, I would rather read, write, draw or listen to soft music than socialise.” Fond of children …

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