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80 years of Marvel

Marvel Comics is celebrating its 80th anniversary with a massive issue that pays tribute to its history and introduces a new object with implications for the superhero universe going forward. The Marvel Comics 1000 issue, pays homage to many of Marvel’s most recognisable characters, including Iron Man, the Hulk and Spider-Man, and also spotlights some lesser known ones. Each page …

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Care for your sarees

Ninoshka Alvares-Delaney The saree is not merely a traditional garment. It is the most versatile garment that can be worn for any occasion, in any season and in different drapes. It can be coordinated with various other garments and accessories. A saree is timeless – it never goes out of fashion, and it never goes out of style. It instantly …

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Just bloom…

Kimberly Dias Dear Kimberly, Being a teen really sucks. I am not enjoying it at all. I don’t know if it is just about the pressure that is associated with the teenage years or life just decides to take a U-turn on you. My friends seem different and sometimes behave so strangely. At times, they crave too much attention from …

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Mount Litera Zee School observes I-Day

NT KURIOCITY Mount Litera Zee School, Goa celebrated the 73rd Independence Day (I-Day). The programme commenced with the flag hoisting at the hands of the chief guest Captain B Suresh Babu. A pledge was recited by all, promising to be volunteers to build a new India, free from bondages of caste, inequality, illiteracy and corruption. Thereafter the cultural programme began …

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Dhempe College launches students’ activity club

NT KURIOCITY Dhempe College of Arts and Science, Miramar under the Department of Economics launched their students’ activity club named ‘Smiths’ Sonian’, which was followed by a career guidance talk in the field of economics. President of the club, Yogini Malvankar put forth the prime objectives, activities and structure.  Resource person for the talk was principal of Mallikarjun College of …

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DMC began its ‘Mantra Lecture Series’

NT KURIOCITY Department of English, Dnyanprassarak Mandal’s College and Research Centre, Assagao began its ‘Mantra Lecture Series’ with the first lecture by chief medical officer, SV National Institute of Technology, Surat, Sanjay Shah on the topic ‘Silent Killer’. The talk was organised in collaboration with the Rotary Club, Miramar.  Employing various thought-provoking videos and citing personal experiences, Shah, explained the …

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Five-day basic molecular biology workshop at BITS

NT KURIOCITY BITS BIRAC BioNEST, innovation lab set up at BITS Pilani, K K Birla Goa Campus, organised a five-day workshop on ‘Basic Molecular Biology Laboratory Tools and Techniques’. The workshop was conducted by faculty members and doctoral students of BITS Pilani’s department of biological sciences. Course director, Malabika Biswas and resource persons, Arnab Banerjee and Indrani Talukdar designed the workshop …

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In celebration of Lord Krishna

Ramesh Savaikar NT NETWORK Lord Shrikrishna Jayanti, also known as Gokulashtami is a Hindu festival celebrated all over India in the month of Shravan according to the Hindu calendar on the ‘Ashtami’ tithi or the eighth day of Krishna Paksha (dark fortnight). This year the Gokulashtami festival falls on August 23. Krishna puja is performed with religious rituals including shodashopachara …

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Ferocious floods

Kedar Kulkarni The teacher began, “We studied the havoc caused by the floods in our last class. All of us have seen the news of how people suffered. You will wonder how the water level reached so high. The NDRF (National Disaster Response Force) or the local rescue teams made use of boats to move people to safer places. One …

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Magic potion for the season

Anjali Shetty Derived from ginger, ginger oil is a great anti-inflammatory and pain reliever and can be used topically for patients with arthritis on the affected joints. It benefits right from the scalp to the toe because of gingerol, which is the main ingredient in ginger oil. It is called the oil of empowerment because it has a lot of …

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