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Single parenting

Maria Fernandes Parenting, as we are well aware, is no easy task and being a single parent whether by choice or circumstances, is no doubt more stressful and challenging. This however does not take away from the fact, that single moms and dads are quite capable of raising strong, mature, empathetic human beings. Unflattering assumptions, perceptions and stereotypes about single …

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Story of grit and guts

“One day I was a sportsman full of dreams about making it big as a javelin thrower. The next day, I lost a hand. For three whole months I did not leave my room in the sports academy in Jaipur. I cried day and night, unable to bear the shock. After I was done crying, I stood up and thought …

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Tuning in to futsal

Two Goan youngsters have sung the anthem for the North East Futsal League (NEFL), a first-of-its-kind mixed gender futsal tournament in India. The duo will perform for the opening ceremony of the league on August 25. NT KURIOCITY gets more details RAMANDEEP KAUR NT KURIOCITY Having won the hearts of Goans with their music earlier, Six String Production is now all …

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Goan students draft a petition to regulate ads

With an aim to regulate advertisements that have a direct impact on children, six students of VM Salgaocar College of Law took the initiative to draft a petition. NT KURIOCITY finds out more ANNA FERNANDES | NT KURIOCITY With the prevalence of potentially misleading advertisements, the negative influence it could have on consumers – in particular children – stands as …

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Ferocious floods

Kedar Kulkarni The school had a day off due to heavy rains and floods in many parts of Goa due to the continuous rains. The next day the teacher came to class and after the usual ‘good morning’ exchanges, she began with a serious tone.  “We have witnessed unprecedented heavy rains this year almost all over our state of Goa …

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Ecotiva club and YUVA make Campal a greener place

NT KURIOCITY Ecotiva club of Don Bosco College along with YUVA, a youth centric organisation in Panaji and the Forest Department organised a plantation drive at Campal. The aim of the initiative was to raise awareness among the youth and encourage them to plant trees in their surroundings. Students of Don Bosco College planted total 21 saplings of different trees …

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Ikats of India

Ninoshka Alvares-Delaney Ikat is a beautiful textile made up of complex patterns that are formed by employing resist dyeing on the yarns prior to dyeing and weaving the fabric. In ikat the resist is formed by binding individual yarns or bundles of yarns with a tight wrapping applied in the desired pattern. The yarns are then dyed. The bindings may …

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Mystery of the Shrinking Storm

Various regions around the world have experienced extreme weather conditions this year, but nothing quite as extreme as the biggest storm in our Solar System. The gas giant Jupiter is home to the famous Great Red Spot. This giant storm is a mystery to scientists because it is getting smaller every year. Jupiter is over 100 times bigger than Earth! …

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Vidya Vikas Mandal celebrates 48 years

NT KURIOCITY Vidya Vikas Mandal (VVM), Margao celebrated its 48th Founders’ Day. The Mandal was registered on August 1, 1971 to venerate the death anniversary of educationist and freedom fighter, Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak. The celebrations were organised by VVM’s Shree Damodar College of Commerce and Economics, Margao. Chief guest for the function was director, Mapro Foods, Mayur Vora who …

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VMSIIHE hosts 6th induction ceremony

NT KURIOCITY V M Salgaocar Institute of International Hospitality Education (VMSIIHE), Raia inducted its sixth batch of students for the academic year 2019-20, accompanied by their parents and guardians. This year, besides students from Goa, VMSIIHE witnessed admissions from Chennai, Dehradun, Visakhapatnam and Belgaum. The induction ceremony commenced with a welcome address by director and principal, VMSIIHE professor, Irfan Mirza, …

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