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Inauguration of Blossoms and Akshargandha wallpapers

DM’s PVS SM Kushe Higher Secondary School unveiled its wallpapers ‘Blossoms’ and ‘ Akshargandha’ at the hands of chief guest and administrator of St Joseph Vaz College, Cortalim, Fr Walter de Sa. The theme of the inaugural issue was Indigenous Culture of Goa and Goenchi Sanskruti. An array of colourful and informative articles covering Goan heritage were displayed on the …

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Dayanand HS students visit Dr Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary

The Science Club of Dayanand High School, Chodan organised a field trip to Dr Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary, Chorao. This trip was organised to commemorate Wild Life Week. Forest guard and in-charge of the bird sanctuary, Mahesh Kunkolkar explained the importance of mangroves. Students were also taken on a nature trail where they saw a variety of birds. This was …

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GHS Morpirla scores at science exhibition

Students of Government High School Morpirla won the first place for their science project at the District level Science Exhibition organised by Goa State Council for Science and Technology. Saloni Gaonkar and Rolisha Velip of class eight prepared a working model on the topic ‘Conservation of Water’ to highlight the different ways to conserve water for future use.

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Universal laws of science

Science is like a universal language, as everything in the universe works in exactly the same way. The science that we experience on Earth is the same as the science that makes stars shine and planets travel around the sun! Take sunsets, for example. On Earth, we often see beautiful displays of red, orange and pink in the sky when …

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Slow walkers

Slower walkers were shown to have ‘accelerated ageing’, and their lungs, teeth and immune systems tended to be in worse shape than the people who walked faster. Walking slowly could be a sign to identify how quickly your brain and body are likely to age, suggests a study. Slower walkers were shown to have accelerated ageing on a 19-measure scale …

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From the lonely road to success

At 24, Niki Poonacha, who won the Fenesta National Tennis Championship recently, has already seen precious time being taken away from his nascent career. If months lost to injuries often dealing a body blow to his vulnerable body weren’t enough, the Tamil Nadu boy was forced to end his training stint in Spain for lack of financial resources. This, despite …

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Hot air balloons

Kedar Kulkarni Raju was thrilled to learn that one could go up in the air using a hot air balloon. But he was curious to know how far up one could go. Also, what it would look like from the balloon. He had many questions: “We will be able to get some very nice pictures of the ground below. I …

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The squash star

Samairah Bhandare recently entered the finals at the JJ Sports Squash Open, Kanyakumari, in the girls under-13 category, and emerged victorious. She defeated second seed Riya Balaji from Tamil Nadu, to claim the win. Earlier in the semi-finals she defeated Katrina John from Kerala. It was the first ever open squash tournament to be held in Kanyakumari and the championship …

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Painting Goa on canvas

A number of art lovers have come together to create one of the longest paintings admeasuring around 1000-feet-long at the ongoing Vibrant Goa Global Expo And Summit. NT BUZZ gets more details about the painting that anyone can be part of RAMANDEEP KAUR Environmental issues are well-known to all and thus, to raise awareness about the same, various movements, activities, …

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In pursuit of a better understanding of child rights

VM Salgaocar College of Law, Miramar recently signed an MoU with University of  New South Wales (UNSW), Sydney. NT KURIOCITY finds out how the association will benefit students, their response, and more ANNA FERNANDES | NT KURIOCITY With an aim to enhance academic programmes and research activities in the area of children’s rights, VM Salgaocar College of Law (VMSCL), Miramar …

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