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Zubin D’Souza I have always envisioned an extremely exhilarating end-of-days finale for the world as we know it. I have always believed that the world would go out in a blaze of glory; a rising up of artificial intelligence that would turn our weapons against us or a zombie scourge that would have us cowering in fear till the last …

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The good old days

Vir Sanghvi When you want to tell how old a tree is, you cut it open and look at the rings inside the trunk. Count the rings and you will know the age of the tree.When you want to know how old a restaurant-goer is, you don’t have to do anything quite as drastic as cutting him open. You just …

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Treat your body right

Deepika RathodWe have all heard the age-old maxim ‘Change is the only constant’. Is it true? And if it is, are we changing for good or for bad? For me, I believe change is constant and this can be both good and bad.All around us, there is change happening – more so than ever before. As I write this column, …

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Because learning never stops

Although educational institutions have closed owing to the lockdown, teachers are still on duty. NT KURIOCITY learns how they are coping with the closure, imparting education these days, and more RAMANDEEP KAUR | NT KURIOCITY Schools and colleges may be shut owing to the coronavirus pandemic. But the duty of imparting education continues for teachers across the state, with the …

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Everyone has a story to tell

Channel that pent-up creativity and put pen to paper. NT KURIOCITY gets you the details of a state-level short story contest  ANNA FERNANDES | NT KURIOCITY There’s no dearth of talent in Goa; and in a bid to tap this growing pool of talent, Sandeep Doifode in collaboration with Wesley D’Souza is hosting a short story contest for storytellers in …

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Major missing

Owing to the COVID-19 outbreak, people around the globe have been forced to spend their days confined to their homes locked away from everyday pleasures. NT KURIOCITY asked youngsters what they miss the most from the pre-coronavirus days With the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the world seems to have undergone a dramatic change. Everything everywhere is different. In fact, the whole world …

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DBCE signs MoU with Persistent System Limited

In a bid to promote awareness about innovation in industrial and professional sectors, the Computer Engineering department of Don Bosco College of Engineering conducted an event titled ‘DBCE Dream Big: Industry-Student Connect’. The first speaker at the event was director, Ideaz Unlimited, Kishore Shah who spoke on the topic ‘Developing the Innovation and Entrepreneurial Ecosystems’. This was followed by Q&A …

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SS Dempo College wins Mastermind 2020

Postgraduate departments of Psychology, Commerce and Chemistry at St Xavier’s College, Mapusa organised Mastermind 2020, a one-day state-level inter-disciplinary inter-collegiate event. The event commenced with the inaugural function in the presence of the chief guest, Kamlesh Pai Fondekar; principal, Blanche Mascarenhas; vice principals, Ursula Barreto and Sandra Fernandes along with course coordinators, Kshipra Vora (convenor), Naila Pereira and Mamata Prabhugaonkar. …

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Our Lady of Grace HS organises inter-school competitions

Our Lady of Grace High School, Bicholim in collaboration with the Parent Teacher Association organised an inter-school English monologue and wall painting competition. Fifteen schools participated in the monologue competition on the theme ‘World of Work’. The first place was won by Denrick D’Souza from St Thomas Boys High School, Aldona; the second place was won by Sophiya Lobo from …

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Dear Diary…

Penning down or sketching out your feelings can be a great way of dealing with stress and emotional upheavals, even more so during the anxious times of coronavirus. NT BUZZ speaks to a few avid journal keepersCHRISTINE MACHADO | NT BUZZ The world can be a difficult place. And amidst the chaos all around, a lot of times, the stresses …

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