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Time for Divine

When Vivian Fernandes, a 14-year-old boy living in the gullies of Andheri’s JB Nagar, saw a guy wearing a tee with an image of 50 Cent’s first album, Get Rich or Die Tryin’, his life changed. “I didn’t have a clue about the rap scene. A friend gave me an MP3 CD, which had around 50/60 rap songs of Eminem, …

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Role of insulating materials

Kedar Kulkarni “We have seen in our previous class how insulators help us in connecting different devices to electricity through insulated cables. Hence these insulating materials are very important. Again depending upon the voltages handled by these cables the insulating coating will be of different types. A few very common insulating materials are paper, PVC (polyvinyl chloride), glass and rubber,” …

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Cast of ‘GLORY’ interacts with DBC’s Film Club

NT KURIOCITY The film club of Don Bosco College had the cast of Konkani film ‘Glory-Go for the Goal’ present for its inaugural session. Present on the occasion were Goan actors Rajesh Pednekar, Sachin Surlikar, Salil Naik, Shinde, Fermino Goes, Samiksha Karmarkar Harji, Rishabh Kakodkar; producer, A Durgaprasad; executive producer, Salgaonkar and director, Tinky George who was also the chief …

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Mount Litera Zee School holds investiture ceremony

NT KURIOCITY Mount Litera Zee School, Sancaole held its investiture ceremony for the academic year 2019-2020. Chief guest for the same was deputy superintendent of police (Vasco), Sunita Sawant. Also present was principal, Sandhya Venkatesh. On the occasion, Hezekiah Figueiredo was sworn-in as head boy while Kaushiki Saraswat took oath as head girl. Addressing the gathering, Sawant congratulated the new …

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Welcoming freshers at Chowgule College

NT KURIOCITY Department of English, Parvatibai Chowgule College, Margao organised its annual fresher’s party ‘Alpha’ – with an invite that was a call to arms to battle villains. This year’s theme was super heroes and all the seniors dressed up as super villains. Continuing in the tradition, there were a multitude of cosplays – over 30 students dressed up in …

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From briefcase to books again

Going back to college after a stint of working can be exhilarating, but also difficult. NT BUZZ speaks to a few youngsters to understand what made them make the move CHRISTINE MACHADO | NT BUZZ School. College. Any other further studies. Work. This is generally the order of things. But a lot of youngsters choose to pursue a career after …

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Slam Dunk

RAMANDEEP KAUR NT KURIOCITY It is never easy to juggle a lot of things, but Saachia Nathan has been doing so since her time in school. Saachia who began playing basketball at the age of 15 says: “Before basketball I used to play a lot of other sports but I never really caught on to them. I got interested in …

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Everyday Apps

There are various apps available on mobiles in different categories and these can help one simplify a range of tasks. As some of these apps are used every day NT KURIOCITY spoke to a few youngsters to know their favourite mobile applications and why they use them My favourite app is most definitely Instagram. I spend most of my time …

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Fifth time’s a charm

Where there is a will there is a way stands true for Harpreet Singh, a Border Security Force (BSF) officer who has qualified for the prestigious Indian Administrative Service (IAS) as he cracked the civil services examination and made it to the top 20. Singh, who quit BSF after a short stint between 2016 and 2017, said his dream of …

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PES holds two-day seminar

Ponda Education Society (PES) alumni association in collaboration with Goa State Innovation council organised a two-day seminar for TYBA BSc students of the college on ‘The Scope for Innovation, Creativity and Startups in relation to TYBA/BSc projects’. Chief guest at the function was vice president of PES, Prakash Dharvatkar. Also present were secretary of the PES, Ritesh Naik; treasurer, RG …

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