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Mental boys of Goa thrash it out

By Maria Fernandes True Deception is a thrash metal band, can you elaborate? Metal is a genre that developed in the west during the late 60s and 70s. With roots in blues, rock and psychedelic rock, the bands that created heavy metal developed a thick, massive sound, characterized by highly amplified distortion, extended guitar solos, emphatic beats, and overall loudness. …

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Time for Mosti

Remember the time you lovingly cradled your first Samsung Galaxy Tab and swiped through its menu, trying new features and downloading games and videos with eagerness? Now though, all you ever do is just answer calls or reply to messages in between moments when your toddler is shooting angry birds and viewing videos on your phone. If you, like other …

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My Most Treasured Teacher

Many, including me, are staunch believers of the saying, “We come into this world alone and leave the very same way.” It seems very plausible doesn’t it? It makes you feel very independent, and tough to some extent. The very thought of taking pride in yourself for the fact that you need nobody to brighten your day or make you …

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A Lifetime Experience at Sethu

By Malavika NeurekarIn May 1995 at the launch of his Children’s fund in South Africa, Nelson Mandela opened his speech with the words “There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children.” Years later and across continents, these words still ring true and if we attempt to measure our society …

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No Kids Play

BY ARTI DAS | NT KURIOCITYThere are no two ways if you think that new age parenting is a daunting task, thanks to working schedule of parents and nuclear families. But, these are just minor challenges. As the time passes by with advent of technology and accessibility to new gadgets, the job of parenting is only getting tougher.The new challenge …

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Vedic Maths Workshop Conducted

SRS Computer Services conducted free Vedic Mathematics – High Speed Maths Workshop at Hedgewar Vidyalaya, Ponda. The workshop was conducted for four days which saw participation of 28 students from standard V take part in the workshop. At the end of the workshop a test was conducted to select five students to represent the school for All Goa Vedic Mathematics …

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High and lows of FIFA World Cup

BY MARIA FERNANDES | NT KURIOCITY Brazil had won the hearts of most Goans and many were not only hoping but also praying for Brazil to win. “After Portugal our hopes were pinned on Brazil but the disgraceful manner in which they played is not just embarrassing for the Brazilians but also for all those who supported the team,” says …

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Family Day celebrated at Open Destinations

In May’14, Open Destinations celebrated Family Day at their office in Miramar. Parents & families were greeted at the main gate and escorted to the office. They were served refreshments and were then led through a guided tour of the office premises. They were then explained the company’s history and existence. They were also taken through the staff benefits and …

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Learn to manage your time in college

A common perception among college students is that they are always short on money. While this may be true, many college students are also always running short on something else: time. With so much going on in a college campus, it’s no wonder that students can feel – and actually be – overcommitted when it comes to classes, work, and …

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Study smart, work hard and be motivated: Soham Gaunekar

How does it feel to know that you topped the IIT JEE exam in Goa? I expected to qualify with a decent rank. However, before the results were declared I prepared myself for the worst while hoping to qualify with an all India rank in the top 3000. I had studied extremely hard leading up to the JEE advanced examination. …

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