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Disha Charitable Trust holds a special exhibition

Disha Charitable Trust in association with Panjim Gymkhana organised an exhibition-cum-sale of the products made by intellectually disabled students of the Vocational Training Centre. Chief guest for the inaugural function was president, Panjim Gymkhana Manoj Caculo. The exhibition showcased different items like diyas, paper bags, notebooks and jewellery. (Those who missed the exhibition at Panjim Gymkhana can still purchase the …

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St Michael’s Convent HS celebrates its Patron’s Feast

St Michael’s Convent High School, Vagator-Anjuna celebrated the feast of St Michael. The Eucharistic celebration focused on the theme ‘St Michael urges us to go and do likewise by defending against evil’. Main celebrant was Fr Patrick Luis along with con celebrants. In the homily Fr Patrick highlighted headmistress, Sr Libia’s qualities that have brought about a transformation in the …

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Abhijith attends Global Stem Alliance Summit

Abhijith Chandran, student of People’s Higher Secondary School, attended the Global Stem Alliance Summit by the New York Academy of Science, New York City. A class 11 science student, he was awarded a travel scholarship for his performance in the Stem -U program. The speaker of the programme included professor from New York University, scientists from NASA, and CEOs and …

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Inauguration of Blossoms and Akshargandha wallpapers

DM’s PVS SM Kushe Higher Secondary School unveiled its wallpapers ‘Blossoms’ and ‘ Akshargandha’ at the hands of chief guest and administrator of St Joseph Vaz College, Cortalim, Fr Walter de Sa. The theme of the inaugural issue was Indigenous Culture of Goa and Goenchi Sanskruti. An array of colourful and informative articles covering Goan heritage were displayed on the …

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Dayanand HS students visit Dr Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary

The Science Club of Dayanand High School, Chodan organised a field trip to Dr Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary, Chorao. This trip was organised to commemorate Wild Life Week. Forest guard and in-charge of the bird sanctuary, Mahesh Kunkolkar explained the importance of mangroves. Students were also taken on a nature trail where they saw a variety of birds. This was …

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GHS Morpirla scores at science exhibition

Students of Government High School Morpirla won the first place for their science project at the District level Science Exhibition organised by Goa State Council for Science and Technology. Saloni Gaonkar and Rolisha Velip of class eight prepared a working model on the topic ‘Conservation of Water’ to highlight the different ways to conserve water for future use.

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Universal laws of science

Science is like a universal language, as everything in the universe works in exactly the same way. The science that we experience on Earth is the same as the science that makes stars shine and planets travel around the sun! Take sunsets, for example. On Earth, we often see beautiful displays of red, orange and pink in the sky when …

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Indian youth prefer job stability over salary

According to the data, Telegram groups (31.5 per cent), WhatsApp groups (31.5 per cent) and Oliveboard discussion forum (27.1 per cent) are the most popular platforms to interact with peers and educators. A survey revealed that job security, followed by a healthy work-life balance, drives Indian youth to opt for banking and government jobs. Based on the responses from 5000 …

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Slow walkers

Slower walkers were shown to have ‘accelerated ageing’, and their lungs, teeth and immune systems tended to be in worse shape than the people who walked faster. Walking slowly could be a sign to identify how quickly your brain and body are likely to age, suggests a study. Slower walkers were shown to have accelerated ageing on a 19-measure scale …

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From the lonely road to success

At 24, Niki Poonacha, who won the Fenesta National Tennis Championship recently, has already seen precious time being taken away from his nascent career. If months lost to injuries often dealing a body blow to his vulnerable body weren’t enough, the Tamil Nadu boy was forced to end his training stint in Spain for lack of financial resources. This, despite …

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