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Let your child enjoy this world and its wonders

Neena Jacob I can never forget the feelings on the day my first born made an appearance. Fear – Will my baby be swapped? Anxiety – Hope the baby is okay. Joy – At long last I’ll get to hold the baby, look at the baby and cuddle the baby. Sadness – The baby’s father would not be there. So …

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A festival for youth

RAMANDEEP KAUR Started in the year 1996 by like-minded youth under the Konkani Bhasha Mandal (KBM), the main aim of Goa Yuva Mahotsav (GYM) is to pass on the rich culture and tradition of Goa to youth. First held in Margao for five years, over the years it has travelled to different talukas in Goa. This year however it is …

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Creativity unleashed

Cosfest Goa 2020, the only competition of its kind in the state, is just around the corner. And enthusiasts are all set to morph into their colourful alter egos for a day. NT KURIOCITY gets the details ANNA FERNANDES Creativity will take a tangible form at Cosfest Goa 2020, the only cosplay competition in the state. Organised by the students …

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Fighting for a better future

Students and staff at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) were recently attacked by masked anarchists and the violence has been condemned across the country. With National Youth Day just around the corner, ie, January 12, NT KURIOCITY spoke to a few youngsters who refuse to be cowed down by the circumstances and are ready to fight for the future of India …

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A spark in the dark

Losing the ability to see hasn’t stopped Josephine D’Souza from living her life normally. From knitting to teaching and even handling office work at the National Association for the Blind, St Cruz she does it all. NT KURIOCITY finds out how she overcame the challenges ANNOUSHKA FERNANDES The notion of losing your sight can be horrifying and could turn your …

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When you’re expecting

Neena Jacob Way back in 1986 when I learned I was pregnant I was assailed with doubts. Could I really look after a tiny human being? Teach him or her values? Nourish the tiny one? What happens if the baby falls ill? How did my mother manage four? My friend’s mother, who had 10 kids, was my go to. Nana …

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Christmas celebrations at DBC

The Life Skills Committee of Don Bosco College Panaji, students and the faculty celebrated by visiting Clergy Home, Porvorim and spending time with retired priest followed by visits to Fatima Sisters Old Age Home, Gurim; Margaret Bosco Bal Sadan, Bastora and animal shelters WAG Siolim and Catsantuary, Olaulim. Students of SY BBA Travel and Tourism prepared the crib. A thanksgiving …

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LGBTQ rights discussed at Chowgule College

Department of Psychology, Parvatibai Chowgule College of Arts and Science, autonomous organised their annual discussion forum on the topic ‘LGBTQ rights: The Journey of a Rainbow’. The event was open to all students and teachers from colleges across Goa as well as the general public. The discussion witnessed four speakers, CEO of the Goa Rainbow Trust, Christine Fernandes; parent of …

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Swami Vivekanand College students at study tour to Chandigarh-Amritsar-Manali

The Study Tour and Travel Committee of Swami Vivekanand Vidyaprasarak Mandal’s College of Commerce organised a study tour to Chandigarh-Amritsar-Manali. The purpose of the study tour was to enable students’ tolearn in an informal environment, build healthy relationships with other students which will help them in future when they are set out in an unfamiliar world to grow professionally. A …

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Dhempe College holds training workshop in linear algebra with Python learning

Department of mathematics, DCT’s Dhempe College of Arts and Science conducted a training workshop in linear algebra with Python learning. The workshop was held for teaching faculty and students from physics, math and computer science backgrounds. The aim was to make participants able to implement computational skills by program implementation using Python in linear algebra. Resource persons at the workshop …

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