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Study abroad – Have you done your homework?

MARIA FERNANDES | NT KURIOCITY The opportunities for Indian students to study abroad are becoming vast and easy to access, with foreign countries and universities wooing with offers of unique education facilities and scholarships as well as quality of life while staying on their campuses. USA is the country most preferred by Indians, but today the number of countries of …

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Promoting eco-fashion

Chennai-based social enterprise Tula will introduce its conscious clothing line to Goa in a five-day exhibition that celebrates the artisanal Indian tradition of hand spinning, hand weaving, and natural dyeing of cotton.

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‘Chuddies’ enters mainstream discourse

‘Chuddies’ (underpants) is the latest Indian word to enter the Oxford English Dictionary (OED), which has incorporated many such words from the sub-continent that reflect the long encounter between India and Britain over the centuries.

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Teaching children the concept of privileges

Maria Fernandes We live in a world where all of us have some privileges or the other. Privileges are advantages one has and come in many forms – they could be economic, social or cultural.

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Put the clamps on chlamydia

Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted disease, the most common one in the United States. Both men and women can develop chlamydia, but the effects of the disease are potentially more damaging to women than to men.

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Big Rip is coming, look busy!

For thousands of years, people have been asking the same questions about the universe we live in. Does the universe go on forever or does it have an edge? Has it always existed and if not, how old is it?

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Adding inches to your hair

Roanna Silveira You may have just gotten a chic pixie or a bob, only to be bombarded with images of people with long lustrous hair.

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All aboard the red boat

Dona Paula-based designer Vishal Rawlley started the red boat project to teach children to love and protect water bodies. He uses the red boat to give children joyrides and also to make floating gardens and floating Narkasuras, finds NT KURIOCITY RAMANDEEP KAUR | NT KURIOCITY Vishal Rawlley’s fascination with boat making began during his childhood days. Growing up in Odisha, …

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Towards a greener world

A team from Goa College of Engineering, Ponda has sent their video presentation on ‘Performance Optimisation of Compression Ignition Engine Fuelled with Rice Bran Oil Biodiesel’ for the ongoing two-day International Conference on Innovative Applied Energy (IAPE’19) at King’s Centre, Oxford, United Kingdom. NT KURIOCITY reports NT KURIOCITY The depletion of world petroleum reserves and increased environmental concerns has stimulated …

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Dempo HSS awards the best

NT KURIOCITY DCT’s Vasantrao Dempo Higher Secondary School of Arts, Science and Commerce, Cujira held its ‘Annual Prize Distribution Ceremony 2018-19’. Chief guest of the function was trustee of Dempo Charities Trust, Pallavi Dempo. Dignitaries present included administrator of DCT’s, Rajesh Bhatikar; principal, Rupa Khope; vice principal, Rekha Gurrala, students’ council teacher in-charge, Aparna Dhawalikar and students’ general secretary, Nikhil …

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