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Fourth edition of ‘Ideas Unleashed’ to be held

The International Centre Goa (ICG) in association with Goa University is all set to host the fourth edition of Ideas Unleashed: ICG – Goa University Essay Competition 2020. NT KURIOCITY gets the details NT KURIOCITY With an aim to provide a platform for young minds to share ideas and address the conflicts of an urban age, International Centre Goa (ICG) …

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Revival of rural French village

Like so many villages tucked in the folds of the French countryside, the centre of Sauxillanges faced a near-certain death. Surrounded by rolling hills in the rural Auvergne region known for its cheeses, the 1,250-strong community had one grocery store in the heart of the village. In 2016, the shop closed down, as had the pharmacy and the florist in …

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Everything can be mended with intention

Kimberly Dias Dear Kimberly, Lately I’ve been having a problem in college where I’m being shamed for following ethics. For me, ethics are very important, but I see a lot of people who don’t do the same. I’m being shamed by my peers for doing the right thing and it makes me angry and upset when they don’t at least …

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Revival of rural French village

Like so many villages tucked in the folds of the French countryside, the centre of Sauxillanges faced a near-certain death. Surrounded by rolling hills in the rural Auvergne region known for its cheeses, the 1,250-strong community had one grocery store in the heart of the village. In 2016, the shop closed down, as had the pharmacy and the florist in …

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The future of travel is here

International carrier KLM Royal Dutch Airlines did a recent survey to figure out how travellers are changing the way they search, book and travel. From booking with the aid of voice technology and sustainable alternatives such as rail services, to facial recognition technology at security it’s an ever changing world of travel out there. The surveys shows that half of …

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Dance and Movement for wellness

Maria Fernandes | NT Kuriocity ‘Wellness through dance and movement’, an introductory session to Dance Movement therapy was organised by Navhind Times on January 12 at Dempo House. The session held with the objective of helping participants experience their inner rhythm and create a sense of balance and well-being, was open to those above 13 years of age. Nearly 80 …

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KA invites entries for Nakshatra Utsav

NT BUZZ Kala Academy Goa invites applications from interested young performers between the age group of 18 to 35 years in the field of classical music – vocal and instrumental and dance to participate in Nakshatra Utsav, a state-level festival. Last date for submission of applications is January 20. Participants should submit their personal details such as full name, contact …

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Inspiring the young

NT KURIOCITY Author, blogger and book enthusiast, Lin Thomas’ book titled ‘Every Sparrow was Made to Fly’ was featured recently at a book festival by Cascades Library in Sterling, Virginia. It is an inspirational children’s novel that showcases nostalgic memories of Goa. Narrated from the viewpoint of a 12-year-old child, the book attempts to help children face their challenges by …

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Fighting forest fires

Kedar Kulkarni “Papa, I just read in the news that there is a huge fire in the forests of Australia and millions of wild animals are consequently dying. How can such a fire break in a forest? Can it not be brought under control easily? Don’t they have good firefighting equipment?” Raju was distraught.  He continued, “How can such fires …

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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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