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Van Mahotsav observed at CUHSS

NT KURIOCITY The NSS Unit in association with Nisarg Club of Cuncolim United Higher Secondary School celebrated Van Mahotsav by planting saplings around campus, while maintaining social distancing norms. Principal of the higher secondary, Mallika Bene distributed few saplings to the staff. NSS programme officer, Roy Rodrigues highlighted the importance of planting trees to online volunteers. Around 60 volunteers participated …

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Boy or girl: Does it matter?

Neena Jacob My husband sounded so annoyed when he called soon after our first child was born. “I can’t understand these people. So many told me don’t worry the next will be a boy when I went with sweets to inform them that we have a baby girl.” We were so delighted and it really didn’t matter to us but …

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Similar boat, different ocean

Kimberly Dias Dear Kimberly,  I feel so angry all the time. This pandemic has messed so many of my plans. I had decided to go on my first international holiday after my exams. I also planned to take a break from my academics, work for sometime before I enrolled into a university to pursue my further studies. Now everything has …

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Healthy habits are here to stay

The pandemic has taught us to be more sensitive towards our health and hygiene, NT KURIOCITY asked a few people about some of the healthy habits they plan to continue with even after things get back to normal. I plan to continue eating homemade food, exercise regularly to maintain a good immune system, and meditate daily to relax my mind …

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All about skin care

MARIA FERNANDES|NT KURIOCITY Infection, Kamat said, is the most common condition that patients complain of. “When I first started practicing in Goa, fungal infections were not as common as they are today. However, in the last five to 10 years fungal infections have exploded to epidemic proportions,” she stated. She attributed the alarming rise to humidity, living in close proximity …

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All set for online exams

Given the exceptional circumstances, the final year examinations of the undergraduate degree programmes of the Goa University will be held online from August 3. NT KURIOCITY finds out what students and professors have to say RAMANDEEP KAUR|NT KURIOCITY With the unlikelihood of life returning to normal anytime soon, and after a number of postponements, the Goa University has finally decided …

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The young programmer

To enable pre-schoolers to easily memorise and utilise Marathi and Konkani Barakhadi, 12-year-old Gajesh Naik has come out with a video that is visually appealing and relevant to Goan lingo. NT KURIOCITY spoke with the enterprising lad to learn more about his various videos MARIA FERNANDES | NT KURIOCITY Computer science and emerging technologies are fields that Gajesh Naik, a …

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Jagdeep and his laughter track

RAMNATH N PAI RAIKAR | NT NETWORK The Hindi film industry popularly known as Bollywood is one of the strangest places on the planet. Here, a bus conductor called Badruddin Jamaluddin Kazi is named after a brand of Scotch whisky, when he presents an inspired display of ‘histrionics’ in the role of a drunkard, and is known by his screen …

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Goan students invited to apply for Global Gateway Program

DePaul University in partnership with Study Group are offering virtual learning courses for the Autumn Quarter 2020. NT KURIOCITY gets details NT KURIOCITY To avoid disruption of learning during the global pandemic, DePaul University in partnership with Study Group will offer virtual learning courses for the Autumn Quarter 2020. These courses are specially designed for the Indian graduate and undergraduate …

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DMC celebrates World Environment Day

Library and Information Centre of Dnyanprassarak Mandal’s College and Research Centre, Assagao celebrated World Environmental Day by planting several neem trees on campus near the Library and Information Centre of the college. This programme was organised by college librarian Jayaprakash. Present on the occasion were chairman of the college, Krishna Pokle; principal, DB Arolkar; Goa University librarian, Gopakumar; curator of …

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