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2020 will go down in history as the year of the virus crisis. Youngsters share what they will tell their kids in the future about the pandemic RAMANDEEP KAUR | NT KURIOCITY There are some events in life that we remember for decades. And this year, 2020, will be especially remembered for the coronavirus pandemic, a crisis situation, that the …

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Surge in social media activity during lockdown, finds study

A study was conducted recently by professors Divya Singhal and Padhmanbhan Vijayaraghavan from Goa Institute of Management (GIM), to examine the reactions of Indians towards the COVID-19 outbreak by gauging the psychological response in terms of anxiety and their coping behaviour. The study found that most individuals are more worried over the health of their loved ones than their own …

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About youth today

Generations, over the years, have been defined by technology such as the telephone, cable and the internet. NT KURIOCITY asked youngsters what they think defines their generation Millennials are often considered to be glued to technology that makes them lazy. On the flip side, this generation makes good use of technological innovations by putting forth its creativity through YouTube channels, …

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Be unstoppable

Kimberly Dias Hi Kimberly, I’ve been in a relationship with my boyfriend for a few months and things were quite good. However, since the lockdown, everything seems to have changed. Initially, we’d talk a lot over the phone about our day and everything we did. I’ve noticed that since the past two weeks, we don’t talk that much anymore and …

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Making learning at home effective

Neena Jacob I am looking at a card that my children sent me where Dennis is telling his Mum, “If it wasn’t for me, mom…Mother’s Day would have been a regular day for you!” So cheers to all you mums for your endless patience, innovativeness and unselfish love. These unusual times have demanded a lot from you, but as usual …

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The bravehearts

The lockdown has seen youth leading the way on various fronts, reaching out to help people while putting their lives at risk. Among these, is a youth group that has been sanitising places across the state in the scorching heat. NT BUZZ highlights DANUSKA DA GAMA | NT BUZZ The coronavirus pandemic is affecting the lives of nearly everyone be …

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An Action Pandemic

FILM REVIEW SACHIN CHATTE In barely a couple of weeks since its release, ‘Extraction’ has become the biggest premiere for Netflix with over 90 million households around the globe watching it. Part of the reason for those big numbers is the fact that most parts of the world are under lockdown and people are binging on movies and other series. …

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How to keep isolated kids safe online

With children spending more time on the internet these days due to the lockdown, the risks of online predators and hackers targeting them is on a rise. Here’s how you can be more careful Grace Cyril For parents in the digital age, one of the most common concerns is internet safety. And as school and college classes go online during …

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When you don’t like being nice: Finding an alternative

Ivna Curi Do you view yourself as “nice”? Do others describe you as “nice”? Do you always enjoy being “nice”? If you are unsure how you are perceived by others, ask friends and family to describe you. When you have a perceived identity of who you are, you’ll unconsciously adjust your behaviour to reflect that identity. For me, that meant …

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Homemade with love

To give you that much needed break from cooking and yet ensure that you get your fill of home-cooked delights, a number of locals have begun taking orders and home delivering sumptuousness during the lockdown CHRISTINE MACHADO | NT BUZZ Everybody loves home-cooked food. And the lockdown in the state, especially during the days when the shutters were down on …

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