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Little Penguins Primary School celebrates Independence Day

NT KURIOCITY Little Penguins Primary School celebrated India’s 68th Independence Day with great patriotic fervor and enthusiasm. After the hoisting of the Indian tri-colour by principal Madhavi Kamat, the young talent of the school highlighted India’s freedom struggle through various performances. The chief guest for the event was retired principal chief engineer, PWD and project director, JICA Anand Madhav Wachasundar. He …

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Learning the American Way

By Danuska Da Gama Tell us about the selection process for the five-week training programme on ‘Journalism and New Media’ that you attended? Don Bosco College received an invitation letter from the US Consulate in Mumbai to recommend a student who would be capable of undergoing the training. The college approached me after which I had to undergo a selection …

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BITS Pilani Goa holds convocation ceremony

BITS Pilani, K K Birla Goa Campus held its convocation ceremony 2014 on August 3. Chief Guest on the occasion was renowned academician and scientist Raghunath Anant Mashelkar. Six hundred and seventy students were eligible to receive their degrees, out of which 422 received their first degree, 178 of them dual degree under the dual degree scheme, 59 of them …

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Milkha Singh speaks from the heart at Chowgule College

howgule College, Margao celebrated its Founders’ Day at the college campus with Milkha Singh. India’s greatest athlete spoke from his heart, shared his experiences and personal stories and interacted with students at the event. Speaking about his journey through life, Milkha Singh shared his personal stories of success and trials with the students. “In my life, I have run 80 …

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Nilekani tells Sharada Mandir students to take up challenges

By Danuska Da Gama I NT KURIOCITY The annual awards presentation function at Sharada Mandir School was held on August 25. The chief guest and guest of honour were Nandan Nilekani and his wife Rohini. Students excelling in academics, sports and extracurricular activities were felicitated by the couple. A member on the advisory board of the World Economic Forum and …

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Funding dreams, fuelling enterprise

By Padmavati Prabhu “Fundlined is a crowdfunding platform just for India. Anyone can raise funds for an idea, project, start up or cause on Fundlined. Our aim is to empower people by democratising funding and it’s with this vision that we’re going to revolutionise crowdfunding in India forever”, says the confident 18-year-old Siddharth Shetty, Founder and CEO of Fundlined.   …

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SACRED 3: Button mashers can be fun too!

By Alaistair J D’Souza It is refreshing to see the re-invention of the wheel, now whether the re-invention is favourable or not is a different matter. Developers of this third instalment of the series seem to have taken a risk with major changes to both design and game play. Now published by Deep Silver after acquiring rights from Ascaron Entertainment …

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Goa College of Home Science celebrates World Breastfeeding Week

NT KURIOCITY Young Indians (Yi) Goa Chapter in association with Goa College of Home Science celebrated World Breastfeeding Week from August 1 to August 7 based on the Theme- ‘Breastfeeding: A Winning Goal for Life!’. Officiating principal, Goa College of Home Science Mahesh Pai welcomed Chair Yi Goa Chapter Rajesh Salgaonker, Chair Women Empowerment Tanvi Sawant, and Yi Goa Chapter …

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Annual Awards Day

Vidya Vikas Academy, Margao held its Annual Awards Day on August 2 at Ravindra Bhavan to honour meritorious students for their excellent performance in academics, sports and co-curricular activities. Scholarships and other prizes were awarded to students. Kenneth Da Silva was felicitated for being the top ranker at the ICSE examination. The chief guest was director of V M Salgaoncar …

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Jewellery Trends

By Meher Castelino Jewellery trends this season are as vibrant as ever and the looks that are created by the brands are mind boggling. The main trend setting items are diamonds, rubies, emeralds, pearls, antique gold and silver. DIAMONDS Nothing is more exotic than pair of diamond earrings and women love them for every occasion right from office wear to …

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