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St Michael’s Convent HS holds its annual sports day

NT KURIOCITY St Michael’s Convent High School, Anjuna-Vagator hosted its annual sports day, based on the theme ‘Sports for Healthy Living’. The day started off with rendition to the Almighty through prayer and song followed by a specially composed theme song ‘Tap up to healthy living’. The chief guest for the day was the director of the Directorate of Sports …

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Shree Damodar College inaugurates ‘The Spotlight Series’

NT KURIOCITY VVMs Shree Damodar College of Commerce and Economics inaugurated ‘The Spotlight Series’ in the Ganesh Daivajna Auditorium, Shree Damodar Educational Campus. The first lecture of the series titled ‘Education, Youth & the Challenges Ahead’ was delivered by RM Prem Kumar, IAS (Retired), former chief secretary, Government of Maharashtra. Kumar spoke about the challenges of education and how to …

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Wardrobe goals for 2020

Ninoshka Alvares-Delaney The new year is all about resolutions. January sees us planning to start something – like exercising or eating healthier – or quitting something – like kicking the (cigarette) butt or excessive spending. It’s time we stick to these resolutions until these goals become a habit. We are moving towards alarming times with climate change. Small differences in …

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King’s School takes Mediascope 6.0 trophy

NT KURIOCITY The King’s School emerged champions of Mediascope 6.0 – an inter higher secondary school event organised by the departments of mass communication and journalism at St Xavier’s College, Mapusa. Sharada Mandir won second place and Shantadurga Higher Secondary School secured third place. The sixth edition of Mediascope saw a total of 10 schools battling it out in various …

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Caricatures on point

RAMANDEEP KAUR | NT KURIOCITY She is an educationist, columnist, and a cartoonist. But, intrinsically, she calls herself “a dreamer, a misfit of sorts, and a very private person”. “You can say I am almost a recluse,” says Smitha Bhandare Kamat “Given the option, I would rather read, write, draw or listen to soft music than socialise.” Fond of children …

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Art for paws

An art exhibition titled ‘7th Young Xpressions’, for the cause of animals will be held on December 28 and 29 at ESG Art Gallery, Panaji. NT KURIOCITY gets more details Vrinda Agarwal who has been conducting art classes known as Vrinda’s art classes in Vasco for the last 20 years is back with the seventh edition of her exhibition titled …

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High hopes for 2020

With 2019 coming to an end soon, NT KURIOCITY finds out what people are most looking forward to in the New Year What I’m looking forward to most in 2020 is people taking more responsibility towards environmental issues, proper disposal of waste (especially in Goa), clean cities, and peace and prosperity in the country, considering all the protests and unrest …

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From Beed to Tokyo, Sable’s long, hard run

“Bas, zid thi (I was stubborn)!” Stubborn sums up Avinash Sable. Zid, of single-handedly plucking his family out of poverty. Zid, of making his way into the Indian Army. Zid, of discovering his love for running, and in less than five years becoming an athlete, smashing through a national record that has stood for decades—bettering it three more times in …

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Five ways to deal with stress during NEET preparation

The time has come to turn your dreams into reality. The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2020 date, May 3, has been announced. NEET is among the most competitive exams and the success rate is merely 15 percent. Your mind is focused on those 180 questions and 720 marks. Will you make it, you wonder. You think of the …

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Dhempe College wins Meteora 2019

Don Bosco College, Panaji hosted its annual inter-collegiate competition Meteora 2019 wherein Dhempe College of Arts and Science, Miramar were adjudged winners while Goa Medical College emerged runners-up. This year’s theme was ‘Wrath of the Empires’. The two-day event focused on development and teamwork of students in the field of sports, art, education, literature and culture. The first day began …

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