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Body language speaks volumes

Maria Fernandes Non-verbal communication is equally important as verbal communication. As parents when we communicate with our children, a lot of our communication is without words and includes facial expressions, gestures, body contact, eye contact, personal space and tone of voice. Positive body language can improve our relationship with our children and boost emotional connections in the family. Most little children love …

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Dept SW observes World Alzheimer’s day

To create awareness on Alzheimer’s disease, the department of social work of Don Bosco College, Panaji held a talk on the occasion World Alzheimer’s Day. The speaker for the event was founder member of the Charles Jervis Memorial Trust, Anita Jervis who lost her husband due to Alzheimer’s. With first-hand experience as a care giver she delivaered an extensive session …

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SpellBee 2019 starts with a bang

Maria Fernandes In a one-of-its-kind competition, The Navhind Times in collaboration with the department of event management of S S Dempo College of Commerce and Economics, Cujira, organised Spell Bee 2019, exclusively for college students. The objective of the competition was to enable college students to test and improve their spelling skills and cultivate a healthy competitive spirit. Applications were …

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PCCE students fabricate ‘IRIS’

As a part of their final year project, four electronics and telecommunication students of Padre Conceicao College of Engineering, Verna developed a smart stick named ‘IRIS’  to help the visually impaired navigate by conveying the obstacle information through earphones or headphones. Not only does it help in easy navigation but also provides safety and security to the visually impaired by …

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MMC creates awareness on single-use plastic in market

After banning single-use plastic in its jurisdiction, Mapusa Municipal Council (MMC) undertook an awareness drive against single-use plastic in the municipal market along with students. The rally was organised along with students of Janta High School.  Also present were chairperson of the municipal council, Ryan Braganza, councillors Franky Carvalho, Sushant Harmalkar, Rohan Kavlekar and Martin Carrasco along with office staff.  …

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A book of firsts

RAMANDEEP KAUR | NT KURIOCITY Having penned several storybooks, monologues and short play books, teacher, Konkani activist and writer Ratnamala Divkar has now written a book ‘Mhaka Dotor Javank Jay’. Based on the three leading lady doctors who fought against all odds to achieve their goal of becoming doctors in the field which were deprived of women folk, the book …

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Kids Palace Preschool turns 10

Kids Palace Preschool celebrated its tenth anniversary. Present at the event were chief guest, Pallav Ojha; guest of honour, Tinky George; special invitee, Amruta Sahasrabudhe and principal and founder, Sangita Nilesh Hadfadkar. Kids Palace is a home away from children’s homes. Other than academics the preschool also has activities like phonics, abacus, art and craft, dance classes, gymnastics and tabla …

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Mount Litera Zee School celebrates Grandparents Day

Mount Litera Zee School Goa celebrated Grandparents Day. The programme began with the oldest grandparents Jehingar Pasina (93), Sagun  Patekar (87), S R Dhawlikar (86) and Jose Pereira (82) who along with principal, Sandhya Venkatesh participated in the lamp lighting ceremony. On the occasion, students of pre-primary to class two performed on the stage. Class one students performed dances to …

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Collecting supernovae

Everyone loves to collect their favourite things. For some people that’s action figures or stickers, others it could be stamps or shells, and some people want to catch all the Pokémon. Collecting is fun but it can also tell you more about the things you are collecting. You might notice that all your stamps have something in common or your …

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Weird varieties of Coffee

The best thing about the brewed drink is that there is no specific way of preparing it. It can be hot or cold, viscous or sloppy, bitter or sweet, it can be however you want it to be Neharika Prakash Coffee isn’t just a drink. It’s a science, an art, a culture and passion for many. Once considered a drink …

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