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Clarity and perseverance pays

Ashutosh A T Pednekar has the distinction of being Goa’s first IAS officer and is well-known for his interest and promotion of technology and innovation. He has served in various assignments as District Collector of Udaipur, Alwar, Sriganganagar, Bundi and Dholpur. He has also served as the Commissioner and CEO of Jaipur Municipal Corporation and as Director and MD of …

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Shared Parenting: A new approach for the 21st century

The traditional role of mother as a nurturer and father as a provider has changed. Mothers also work long hours and contribute to the household expenses. Men have stepped in and the father-child bonding has become much stronger Neena Jacob I had kids when the role of the ‘modern dad’ was still evolving. I worked but still the food department …

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Students react to their SCC results

As the results of Goa Board SSC or class 10 examinations are finally out, NT KURIOCITY asked students if they are happy with their results and if they think answering exams during the COVID-19 situation had an impact on their results or performance in anyway I have got distinction and am happy with my results. My family and I were …

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Technology to the rescue

As part of their final year project, four BE (Bachelors in Engineering) Mechanical Engineering students of Goa College of Engineering built an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) for aiding in firefighting and surveillance. NT KURIOCITY finds out more ANNA FERNANDES | NT KURIOCITY The sky is the limit, for these engineering students. As part of their final-year project, students from Goa …

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College interrupted

RAMANDEEP KAUR | NT KURIOCITY When in final year, many college students look forward to make the last year a memorable one. However, this year amidst the pandemic, their last months did not go as planned.  “It is said that your time in college is the ‘golden time’ of your life. I had developed a deep attachment to my college. …

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Making Red the new Green

Through her social enterprise Red is the New Green, Mumbai-based Deane De Menezes aims to create a framework for sustainable menstrual hygiene management. The recipient of the Queen’s Young Leader Award and Forbes 30 Under 30 honouree, she speaks withNT KURIOCITY about her work and journey MARIA FERNANDES|NT KURIOCITY Growing up in Mumbai, Deane De Menezes who has Goan roots …

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Goan youngsters manufacture mist sanitiser dispenser

An automatic mist sanitiser dispenser machine has been manufactured by a Goan start-up founded by a student.NT KURIOCITY gets details RAMANDEEP KAUR|NT KURIOCITY Nowadays with hygiene being a top priority, hand sanitisers to automatic sanitiser dispenser machines have been placed at workplaces and public places. And now, an infant stage Goan start-up ‘Maand’ has built an automatic mist sanitiser dispenser …

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Media Matters held at St Xavier’s College

NT KURIOCITY A series of web talks focusing on the issues, challenges and opportunities in the world of media was organised by the departments of journalism and mass communication of St Xavier’s College, Mapusa. The maiden web talk edition of Media Matters 2020 on Media and Communication received a response from over 230 participants consisting of students, academicians and members …

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Van Mahotsav observed by students of Govt College Borda

NT KURIOCITY JCI Salcete Coastal along with the NSS students of Government College of Commerce and Economics, Borda with youth from Padriguelem celebrated Van Mahotsav by planting 125 fruit bearing saplings atPadriguelem. On the occasion, region chairperson, Vividh Pawaskar spoke on the importance of preserving the environment and keeping the place clean and green while taking care of the saplings …

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RIT Shiroda holds webinars for students and staff

NT KURIOCITY RIT organised a series of webinars where prominent resources persons, professionals and alumni interacted with students. The webinars were well attended by students and faculty members, thereby giving the students a clear understanding of the current scenario of the companies due to the impact of the ongoing pandemic and providing ways and means to adapt in a rapidly …

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