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Konkani Bhasha Mandal organises quiz contest on Goa

Gaurav Gaonkar and Kaushik Desai of Govind Ramnath Kare Law College, Margao won the fourth Advocate Arun Singbal memorial inter higher secondary, college and University level quiz contest organised by Konkani Bhasha Mandal. Ganpat Malik and Divakar Gurav of Government College, Sankhali were runners-up while third place went to Sharat Raikar and Supriya Kankonkar of Goa University. Siddhesh Tari and …

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When students prefer to go the ‘Smart’ way

Use of Smartphones in college is a major distraction. Students are always busy texting, posting on social networking sites, playing games, browsing the internet or stalking people. However, the other side of the use of Smartphones that cannot be ignored is the fact that students have begun to show interest in studies and have begun to nurture study habits. NT …

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Biomimicry

Taking inspiration from nature to solve human problems is the idea behind “biomimicry,” or “biomimetics.” Over time, evolution has led to some incredible developments, from the photosynthetic machinery in plants to the human eye. Taking a leaf out of nature’s book, scientists have developed technologies that seek to mimic some of life’s unique innovations.

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Discover what is possible

Manu Anand A career is related to one’s lifestyle and living and has much to do with personal choice, skills and self-satisfaction. Today’s youngsters are getting ready and trained for something that is yet to be innovated. Information and access to technology have empowered students today making them much more knowledgeable.

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“They are nothing more than parlour tricks”

‘Midbrain activation’ is a training programme that equips children to sense visual properties without actually seeing. However, science educators and rationalists dub this as a pseudo-science aimed at taking gullible parents for a ride. President of Goa Science Forum and former national secretary of the Federation of Indian Rationalist Associations Somu Rao, who has successfully busted claims made by such …

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GIM to host 6th PRME Asia Forum

Goa Institute of Management (GIM) will be hosting the United Nations supported 6thPrinciples for Responsible Management Education (PRME) Asia Forum. The two-day global event will be held between November 27 and November 28 at Vivanta by Taj, Panaji. It will be preceded by a workshop on teaching responsible management on November 26 at the same venue.

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Creating smart farmers

ARTI DAS | NT KURIOCITY Agriculture plays an important role in a country’s economy and in India it is considered as the backbone of our economy. But, ironically, in India a farmer does not enjoy a social status at par with other professions.

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Jobless people and jobs without people

Manu Anand While growing up many of us were told that a university degree is the key to a fulfilling career. Skilled trades were often thought of as “go-nowhere” careers. There’s long been an attitude surrounding skilled trades as being a suitable career path…for someone who can’t get high enough marks to explore universities or pursue other options. Most of …

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Passion as profession

Continuing the ‘In Conversations’ series, Don Bosco College invited Pravin Sabnis, an architect by profession now into corporate training, motivational speaking and team building, to speak to students. Also present at the event were BBA coordinator, Cedric Silveira and staff secretary, Glenda Mascarenhas.

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Christ College wins Odyssey XII 2015

The BBA students of Saraswat Vidyalaya’s Sridora Caculo College organised Odyssey, Goa’s biggest management fest at Kala Academy, which can be considered as the benchmark for management fests organised at the undergraduate level, in Goa. It has been organised for the twelfth time since 2004.

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