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Parenting through puberty

Maria Fernandes Puberty which occurs mostly around 9 to 12 years is a normal phase of development. The changes during this phase are significant and are characterised bAy physical growth and development, brain changes, and social and emotional changes. The average age for girls to begin puberty is 11 years, while for boys the average age is 12 years. These signs …

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Knowing one’s intent

It sure would sound amazing to know what others are thinking or what their intent is! Moving in this direction, researchers have devised a method that could help in detecting if a person’s intent is to mislead or not. This method which can be used to derive opinion from “fake news” among other uses, was published in the Journal of …

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Writing the movie

The Department of English, Carmel College for Women, Nuvem is organising a short-term certificate course in screenplay writing with media controller, Indira Gandhi National Centre of the Arts, New Delhi and alumnus of Film and Television Institute of India, Naveen Gupta. NT KURIOCITY gets you details MARIA FERNANDES | NT KURIOCITY In everyone’s life there is always a story. Some …

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Delving into the nitty-gritties of tourism

RAMANDEEP KAUR | NT KURIOCITY A book dedicated to the students of tourism and also for young entrepreneurs of tourism, ‘A Tourism Professional’s Handbook on Ethical, Legal and Regulatory Aspects’ was released recently. Authored by assistant professor, Cheryl Venan Dias and co-authors assistant professor, Shilpa Tripathi, associate professor, Derina Rodrigues and assistant professor, Benzia De Souza, the book identifies the …

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The Boo Factor

Halloween was celebrated across the word yesterday, October 31. As it is the one day of the year when one can choose to be whoever they please just by donning a mask or putting on a costume, NT KURIOCITY asked a few youngsters what characters they would choose to be and why If I were to dress up as a …

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An inspiration in and outside the classroom

RAMANDEEP KAUR | NT KURIOCITY Her first step in the field of education happened when she was appointed as a teacher in place of a friend who was on maternity leave in Don Bosco High School, Panaji. This proved to be a starting point of Glenda Mascarenhas’ journey and she continued to be a facilitator for the young minds. After …

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Green kitchens

Maria Fernandes With climate change, global warming, increased pollution and environmental degradation, we often wonder what kind of a world we will leave behind for our children. However, change is possible and we all need to do our bit if we want change to happen. We also need to teach our children the importance of saving the planet and how …

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St Xavier’s College organises Class Act 3.0

Department of English, St Xavier’s College, Mapusa organised Class Act 3.0, a celebration of literature. This year was the third edition and the theme was fantasy. The students of first year, second year and third year literature classes turned up in full strength to showcase their own version of fantasy through various events of the day. There were thirteen teams …

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KLE Belgaum wins Odyssey XVI

BBA Department of SV’s Sridora Caculo College of Commerce and Management Studies, Mapusa organised Odyssey XVI with a ‘Go Green’ initiative. The theme for the two-day event was DESTINY (Determined Events Set to Ignite a New You). This year 10 colleges participated in the event. Four were outstation colleges while six were local colleges. And KLE Belgaum emerged as overall …

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VMSIIHE excel at ENTRADA

Students from VM Salgaocar Institute of International Hospitality Education (VMSIIHE), Raia won at ENTRADA 2019, a national level inter-collegiate event organised by Rosary College of Commerce and Arts, Navelim securing the first place in 10 out of 12 events and won the second spot in two events. Assessed on creativity, efforts and co-ordination among the members, for their overall performance …

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