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Travel makes you wise

An engineer by profession and a traveller and explorer by passion, Ramchandra Prabhu Salgaonkar, has to date travelled to 18 countries and aims to cover at least another 32 by 2021. In the next Planet J workshop, slated for Sunday, February 10, at Dempo House, Panaji, he will share his vast experience with youngsters on making travel cheaper, easier and …

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Art history reinterpreted

Studio 07 Fine Art Academy is all set to host their fourth annual exhibition titled ‘History of Art’ on February 3. NT KURIOCITY gets more details NT KURIOCITY Studio 07 Fine Arts Academy, Vasco that is working towards promoting art in the society will conduct their fourth annual exhibition ‘History of Art’. Around 95 acrylic paintings on oil paper and …

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The beauty and the music

CHRISTINE MACHADO | NT BUZZ A few years ago, Vaughan Fernandes was on his way to the recording studio in Benaulim when three girls who were crossing the road accidentally bumped into his car. “They treated me with a whole lot of attitude,” recalls Fernandes. However, their beauty stuck with him. “After this encounter, I began humming a tune that …

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Difficult Dialogues begins

NT BUZZ The fourth edition of Difficult Dialogues, a forum which discusses and debates on important issues in South Asia was inaugurated on January 31 at Goa University campus. The event which this time around focuses on ‘Education: Illuminating Myriad Facets’ will have leading experts in the field of education, policy makers, and famous personalities talking about various aspects of …

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Saavi and Shivani felicitated by Dempo HSS

NT KURIOCITY Dempo Higher Secondary School of Science, Miramar organised its annual prize distribution. Chief guest for the function was deputy collector and education secretary, Nila Mohanan. Others present were administrator of Dempo charities Trust, Rajesh Bhatikar; principal, Rupa Khope; vice principal, Rekha Gurrala and PTA president, Vineet Bandiwdekar. Speaking on the occasion, Mohanan said one should compete with oneself …

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St Xavier’s College wins Insignia 4.0

NT KURIOCITY The fourth edition of Insignia 4.0, a National level inter-collegiate event was organised by the department of commerce, Rosary College of Commerce and Arts, Navelim. The aim of the event was to give undergraduate commerce students a platform to exhibit their talents. The event was inaugurated by principal of MES College of Arts and Commerce, RB Patil; principal, …

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BITS Pilani Goa holds Alumni Research Talks 2019

NT KURIOCITY Alumni Relations Cell and the IEEE chapter of BITS Pilani – K K Birla Goa Campus organised the first Alumni Research Talks (ART). The event featured talks cum interactive sessions with five eminent alumni of BITS Pilani, who shared their success stories, and delved into their research interests and how they could affect the future. Present at the …

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The bright side

Kimberly Dias Dear Kimberly, One of my childhood friends has changed so much. He studies in the same college as me and we used to be very close earlier but in the last year it feels like he has grown distant. We hardly spend time together and he always appears to be very busy. I don’t want to get too …

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Colours through fashion eras

Ninoshka Alvares-Delaney Have you ever come across the sayings ‘Red with rage’, ‘Green with envy’, ‘Tickled pink’ or ‘Got the blues’? Have you ever wondered how colours came to be associated with emotions? We’ll soon be celebrating Valentine’s Day and marketing professionals will be promoting their products by associating them with the colour red which is associated with love. The …

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Hepatitis and STD

Dr Kedar Padte “Timidita had just been detected with Hepatitis. Though mild she is restING in her room. Let’s visit her and cheer her up,” said Talkerato. Once in her hostel room with gifts and goodies the conversation got down to how Timidita got Hepatitis. She is very careful and never indulges in street food or any eatable even suspected …

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