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Thoughts on tackling a pandemic

MARIA FERNANDES | NT KURIOCITY The coronavirus outbreak has created huge challenges in all spheres of life for the common man as well as the government. From containing the pandemic to sustaining its citizens, India has a long-drawn battle ahead. The measures by the government alone however cannot help, as the magnitude of the effects of the deadly virus is …

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Challenge accepted

Lately social media has been flooded with viral challenges aimed at keeping people occupied during quarantine. Trends such as the quarantine haircut, #untiltomorrow, the gibberish challenge, and so on have swept the internet. NT KURIOCITY asks youngsters about their top internet challenges, trends, and hashtags In an ideal world, I would be using this unexpected abundance of free time to …

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Love yourself

KIMBERLY DIAS Hi Kimberly, Recently I’ve been having this problem where I feel like I need to be perfect and talented and overachieve in every way. It’s stressing me out a lot and I know I should be happy in my own skin. When I see someone achieving more than me, I feel the need to compete or do better. …

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Stay in, stay safe

Kedar Kulkarni “Mamma, we are so very bored during this lockdown! We had so many plans for these holidays, such as swimming, trekking, etc. I thought watching TV would be a great way to pass the time, but now I am bored of that too,” complained Meera to her mother. Her father was working from home. By now she had …

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Coronavirus, explained

Kedar Kulkarni “All schools, theatres and malls are closed down because of the fear of the COVID-19. Is it that dangerous, Mamma?” Meera asked her mother. “Every day there are messages being forwarded about using handkerchiefs while coughing and sneezing. We learnt that in school, and we follow it always. So why is everyone sharing this message now? It’s shown …

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Tech to the rescue

NT KURIOCITY tracks the technological efforts by youngsters in the state to curb the spread of COVID-19, keep the public informed, and ease daily hardshipsANNA FERNANDES | NT KURIOCITYFrom apps and digital services to 3D printing, Goa has been leveraging technology to keep the novel coronavirus outbreak in check and serve the public. On February 1, while the country was …

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Because learning never stops

Although educational institutions have closed owing to the lockdown, teachers are still on duty. NT KURIOCITY learns how they are coping with the closure, imparting education these days, and more RAMANDEEP KAUR | NT KURIOCITY Schools and colleges may be shut owing to the coronavirus pandemic. But the duty of imparting education continues for teachers across the state, with the …

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Everyone has a story to tell

Channel that pent-up creativity and put pen to paper. NT KURIOCITY gets you the details of a state-level short story contest  ANNA FERNANDES | NT KURIOCITY There’s no dearth of talent in Goa; and in a bid to tap this growing pool of talent, Sandeep Doifode in collaboration with Wesley D’Souza is hosting a short story contest for storytellers in …

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Major missing

Owing to the COVID-19 outbreak, people around the globe have been forced to spend their days confined to their homes locked away from everyday pleasures. NT KURIOCITY asked youngsters what they miss the most from the pre-coronavirus days With the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the world seems to have undergone a dramatic change. Everything everywhere is different. In fact, the whole world …

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DBCE signs MoU with Persistent System Limited

In a bid to promote awareness about innovation in industrial and professional sectors, the Computer Engineering department of Don Bosco College of Engineering conducted an event titled ‘DBCE Dream Big: Industry-Student Connect’. The first speaker at the event was director, Ideaz Unlimited, Kishore Shah who spoke on the topic ‘Developing the Innovation and Entrepreneurial Ecosystems’. This was followed by Q&A …

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