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Indian Panaroma screenings begin at IFFI

The Indian Panorama section of the 50th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) was inaugurated on November 21 in the presence of festival director, Chaitanya Prasad; member of the Steering Committee of IFFI and filmmaker, Rahul Rawail; and members of the jury in both feature and non-feature categories. This was followed by the felicitation of jury members. The jury in …

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What goes behind selections?

The jury members of both the feature and non-feature films section of Indian Panaroma gave an insight into how the selection of films for IFFI 2019 was done. They revealed that they received 314 film entries in the feature section. “Nearly 50 percent of the films that we saw were good in content and bad in quality and the rest …

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Regional flavour, universal appeal

Post the screening of the opening films of the Indian Panaroma section, the directors, Abhishek Shah (Gujarati feature film ‘Hellaro’), and Ashish Pandey (non- feature film ‘Nooreh’), along with the cast and crew addressed the media. Both films have been highly appreciated by the audience. Shah who has been working in the Gujarati entertainment industry, both; film and theatre, is …

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Advance Booking – November 23

Stitches INOX IV, 8:45 a.m. This Serbian film inspired by true events is about a woman who lost her newborn son, a couple of decades ago. But since she has no clue what happened with his body, she pursues the matter and discovers an uncomfortable truth. With elements of a thriller and drama, the film has made a mark at …

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A better world for children

RAMANDEEP KAUR | NT KURIOCITY We constantly read about all the dangers to children in this day and age, from kidnapping of children, child labour, to the bad influence of the internet, and the growing number of addictions. But alongside this there is no denying that with advancements in technology, their lives are certainly easier as compared to back in …

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YUVA to hold all-Goa drawing competition

Panaji-based voluntary youth organisation YUVA is organising another edition of its annual state-level drawing competition on November 17. NT KURIOCITY gets you the details ANNA FERNANDES | NT KURIOCITY In a bid to promote cultural and environmental values through artistic activities, Panaji-based voluntary youth organisation YUVA will organise an All-Goa Drawing Competition on November 17, at Shree Mahalaxmi Temple, Panaji. …

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It’s a meme world

Memes play an important role in today’s fast paced always connected life. There have been some memes that have been around for quite a long time and there are some that just die off within a month or less. NT KURIOCITY asked a few Goans about their favourite memes and why are they their favourite My favourite trending meme is …

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Once a tea seller, now a teacher in Odisha

Beating all odds these 14 students cleared the exam this year and the credit goes to 47-year-old Ajaya Bahadur Singh In a fresh tale of youth overcoming poverty to scale the ladder of success, 14 underprivileged students in Odisha have cracked the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET). It is a well-known fact that clearing NEET is no child’s play …

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Digital detox for younger children

Maria Fernandes Children are drawn to gadgets like a magnet. It is extremely annoying because the more you try to detach them, the more they get attached. Ask any parent and they will tell you how these gadgets dominate their children’s lives. “During dinner, to make my daughter eat her food, I have to keep a cartoon show running on the …

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Students of BITS Pilani, Goa Campus adjudged second runners-up at NTPC Electron Quiz ’19

BITS Pilani, K K Birla Goa Campus students Lucky Kaul and Shiv Kumar secured the National second runners-up position at the 16th edition of NTPC Electron Quiz ’19 held at Power Management Institute, Noida. The national finals were a close competition till the end with IIT Madras securing the top honours. BITS Pilani, Goa Campus qualified for the national finals …

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