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Helping children steer clear of alcohol

According to a recent study, a parent with an alcohol use disorder affects how brain transitions between active and resting states in an individual regardless of their own drinking habits. The study, performed by researchers at Purdue University and the Indiana University School of Medicine, discovered that the brain reconfigures itself between completing a mentally demanding task and resting. But …

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Impetus held at Fr Agnel College

NT KURIOCITY Fr Agnel College of Arts and Commerce, Pilar held Impetus, an annual two-day National level intercollegiate flagship event. Impetus is supported by the alumni of the college. Former students of the college, namely, Branco Vales and Jaigish Murgaonkar graced the inaugural function as chief guest and guest of honour respectively. In his welcome address principal, Savio Falleiro commended …

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PCCE’s team Phoenix emerge runners-up at RoboWars

NT KURIOCITY Padre Conceicao College of Engineering’s Team Phoenix, a leading robotics team and biggest robotics society from Goa, participated at a national level event at VIT Vellore, Tamil Nadu. The RoboWars competition named Gravitas was organised by VIT Vellore and had many national teams and an international team from Nepal. Team Phoenix participated with three different robots under two …

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Rosary College observes National Road Safety Week

NT KURIOCITY To mark the 31st National Road Safety Week, the NSS Unit of Rosary College of Commerce and Arts, Navelim organised the activities like door-to-door awareness, poster demonstration and a guest lecture on the theme ‘Bringing change through youth power’. The door-to-door road safety awareness campaign was conducted by volunteers by distributing pamphlets to the households residing in Navelim …

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Founder’s Day Celebrations at SS Dempo College

NT KURIOCITY SS Dempo College of Commerce and Economics, Cujira organised the 10th edition of its flagship quiz event, ‘Biz Quest 2020’. Forty-seven teams from 23 colleges across the state of Goa participated in the event. The quiz was conducted on the occasion of the college’s Founders Day celebrations in commemoration of its founding father, late Srinivassa Sinai Dempo. The …

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VM Salgaocar College emerge runners-up at Students’ Parliament Competition 2020

NT KURIOCITY VM Salgaocar College of Law, Miramar were adjudged second runners-up of the Students’ Parliament Competition 2020. Present at the prize distribution ceremony were speaker of Goa Legislative Assembly, Rajesh Patnekar; Chief Minister, Pramod Sawant; Minister for Legislative Affairs, Mauvin Godinho; Leader of Opposition, Digambar Kamat and secretary, Goa Legisltive Assembly, Namrata Ulman. A total of 30 students participated …

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Medical camp held at Lokvishwas

NT KURIOCITY Community Health Center, Canacona held a medical camp for mentally challenged students of Lokvishwas. Aimed at providing counselling and medical aid to all the special children studying in Lokvishwas School, a team of doctors from CHC examined the students to check their fitness and well-being.  After the medical examination of the students, parents and teachers were advised by …

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Smt Chandrabhaga Tukoba Naik HSS holds annual social gathering

NT KURIOCITY “All the works, good works are done by only goodness and good qualities. Everyone must be good, united, have good faith and good nature to achieve any given responsibilities, most efficiently,” said deputy chief minister, Chandrakant (Babu) Kavalekar while speaking as chief guest at the annual social gathering of Jan Utkarsh Shikshan Saunstha’s, Smt Chandrabhaga Tukoba Naik Higher …

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GFDC opens training centre at Mount Litera Zee school

NT KURIOCITY Goa Football Development Council (GFDC) inaugurated its 38th training centre in association with Mount Litera Zee School, Sancoale. Around 450 trainees have already enrolled at the centre which will cater to boys and girls from Mount Litera Zee School in various categories such as U-10, U-12, U-14 and U-16. Addressing the gathering at the inaugural ceremony, member secretary …

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Goa’s most loved, Wendell

NT BUZZ A day before Valentine’s Day, on February 13, son of the soil, Padma Shri Wendell Rodricks was laid to rest in Colvale. As his family, friends and acquaintances come to terms with this untimely death, NT BUZZ digs up from its archives, photographs to bring back memories of this vibrant personality, who straddled the fields of fashion, literature, social …

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