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When team Planet lost a player

What is a planet? This sounds like it should have a simple answer, but only a few years ago this question was giving astronomers a headache! When they finally came up with an answer it had big consequences: The number of planets in our Solar System went from nine to eight! The planet that was kicked out of the club …

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St Michael HSS, Taleigao hosts Youth Warriors 2019

With the aim of uplifting students academically and making them competitive in every field, a one-day event titled ‘Youth Warriors 2019’was held at St Michael Higher Secondary School, Taleigao. Chief guest at the event was former MLA Farrel Furtado e Gracias. In her address, chief guest Furtado encouraged students with the statement “talents are reborn”. There were five events held. …

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Franny and Laxman felicitated by Swami Vivekanand College

Swami Vivekanand College of Commerce, Bori held its annual day programme. Chief guest for the function was principal, The Kamakshi Education Society’s Higher Secondary School, Curti, Ponda, Parameshwar Bhat. Other dignitaries on the dais were chairman, local managing committee, Minanath Upadhye; principal, Swami Vivekanand College of Commerce, Subrahmanya Bhat; principal, SVVM’s Higher Secondary School, Jose Gomes; PTA member, Vasudev Samant …

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Foundations of a sustainable wardrobe

Ninoshka Alvares-Delaney With our environment in jeopardy the onus is on each one of us to opt for sustainable alternatives. One very simple method of making a huge impact on the environment is with our clothes. Having a sustainable wardrobe doesn’t just mean buying from conscious brands. There’s a lot more you can do to ensure you have a sustainable …

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Government Multipurpose HSS wins cricket tournament

Department of physical education and sports of Swami Vivekanand Vidyaprasarak Mandal’s (SVVM) College of Commerce organised the first inter higher secondary control cricket tournament. The inaugural function of the tournament began with the lighting of the lamp at the hands of chief guest and physical education teacher of Kamaxi Higher Secondary School, Curti, Luis Vas. Other dignitaries were chairman of …

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Indian K-pop star: Siddhant Arora

From covering Bollywood songs on YouTube to performing on a global stage as part of the K-pop group Z-Boys, Siddhant Arora aka Sid has sure come a long way. The 19-year-old Delhi University student is the first-ever Indian member of a K-pop group. “My parents love Bollywood music and it has had a huge impact on our lives. We’re typical …

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Our Lady of Merces HS in fancy dress

The students from the primary section of Our Lady of Merces High School participated in a fancy dress presentation on the theme ‘Miz Goenkar’ at the Abolianchem Feast 2019. The event was organised by Nirmala Institute of Education in collaboration with Directorate of Art and Culture.

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Don Bosco Farm HS celebrates Founder’s Day

The staff and students of Don Bosco Farm High School, Sulcorna celebrated Founder’s Day to commemorate the birthdays of the founder of scouting, Robert Stevenson Smith Baden Powell and Olave Baden Paul. Chief guest for the programme was principal of Don Bosco Farm High School, Fr Constantine Fernandes. The programme began with the flag break. A short educative programme was …

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Energy: Different forms and conversion Part III

Kedar Kulkarni “Last class we saw how the potential energy of water is converted into kinetic energy, and this kinetic energy is then utilised to rotate turbines to generate electricity. The potential energy of stored water is finally converted into electrical energy. Now think about windmills. How do you think windmills help generate electricity?” asked the teacher. Raju raised his …

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Government College Quepem wins Passonic 2018-19

The post graduate department of commerce of Rosary College of Commerce and Arts, Navelim organised a one-day inter-collegiate event ‘Passonic 2018-19’ at the college campus. Chief guest at the inaugural ceremony was chartered accountant at DVR Valauliker and Co, Margao, Kalpak Valaulikar. In his address Valaulikar stated that events like Passonic help bridge the gap between theoretical knowledge and practical …

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