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Gorvacho Padva

By Maria de Lourdes Bravo da Costa Rodrigues Gorvacho Padva will be celebrated today. As the name states, on this day cows are worshipped. Usually this padva is celebrated a day after Diwali unless Laxmi puja is being celebrated on that day in which case it is celebrated on the following day. Why is the cow venerated on this day?

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St Britto High School alumni conduct career guidance session

By Miguel Braganza A career guidance session for 120 SSC students of St Britto High School, Mapusa was conducted by the school alumni under the aegis of Britto’s Old Boys’ Association at the school hall. Each alumnus spoke from the experience of his own profession. The highlight of the session this year was the emphasis on entrepreneurship for being gainfully …

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Gardening basics with Planet J and Miguel Braganza

By Maria Fernandes | NT KURIOCITY Why is it important for children to learn about growing their own food? The Food and Agriculture Organization of UN has predicted that by the year 2020, just five years from now, the world will face food shortage. One third of the world will starve and half of this starving population will be in …

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The Evil Within

By Alaistair J D’Souza From the brilliant and possibly demented mind of Shinji Mikami (creator of the Resident Evil series) spawns yet another survival horror game: The Evil Within. The game delivers on jump scares, that uncomfortable feeling, and all the excessive blood and gore, not to mention like most horror games this one makes us question our choices and …

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Home Science College showcases Goa’s monsoon biodiversity

NT KURIOCITY The Goa College of Home Science in collaboration with Goa State Biodiversity Board organised a one-day, state-level seminar ‘Monsoon Biodiversity in Goa’. On the occasion a poster on Common Plants in Goa was released. Principal Mahesh Pai welcomed the chief guest member secretary of Goa state biodiversity board Nitin Sawant. In his keynote address Sawant brought out the …

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Vice Chancellor advises girl students to embrace programming at Goa University 

NT KURIOCITY Vice-Chancellor, Goa University, Satish Shetye, called upon girl students to embrace computer programming and join the field of IT as they are equally capable of programming in this male-dominated industry. He expressed his concern over low female to male ratio in higher studies in the field of Information Technology, which is in contrast to other subjects. He was …

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Workshop on Goan Theatre at Goa College of Home Science

NT KURIOCITY The Continuing Education Cell of Goa College of Home Science in association with Tiatr Academy of Goa organised a one-day workshop on Goan Tiatr for students of the college. The workshop was conceptualised with the aim of popularising Goan Tiatr among youngsters in Goa. The inaugural function was graced by tiatrist and vice-president of TAG, Joe Rose who …

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Computer Vision

By Sanket Gupte Computer Vision is one of the most exciting fields in Computer Science. Like the name suggests Computer Vision is a concept that allows computers to literally ‘see’ the world by means of a camera and more importantly understand exactly what they are looking at. It is related to image processing but focuses more on emulating human vision …

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Be yourself

By Gayle D’Mello “What in your life is calling you? When all the noise is silenced, the meetings adjourned, the lists laid aside, and the wild iris blooms by itself in the dark forest, what still pulls on your soul? In the silence between your heartbeats hides a summons, do you hear it? Name it, if you must, or leave …

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