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Annual Awards Day

Vidya Vikas Academy, Margao held its Annual Awards Day on August 2 at Ravindra Bhavan to honour meritorious students for their excellent performance in academics, sports and co-curricular activities. Scholarships and other prizes were awarded to students. Kenneth Da Silva was felicitated for being the top ranker at the ICSE examination. The chief guest was director of V M Salgaoncar …

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Jewellery Trends

By Meher Castelino Jewellery trends this season are as vibrant as ever and the looks that are created by the brands are mind boggling. The main trend setting items are diamonds, rubies, emeralds, pearls, antique gold and silver. DIAMONDS Nothing is more exotic than pair of diamond earrings and women love them for every occasion right from office wear to …

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Pioneering Principal, Marie Raj

It was a bitter-sweet moment as the management, staff and students bid goodbye to principal who pioneered its rise to, improving infrastructure and increasing the number of courses offered. Excerpts from an interview with principal Marie Raj. What fond memories will you take back from Don Bosco College? There are so many good memories that I will cherish, most importantly, …

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Buses Not Convenient for Students

Some common problems that students face while travelling by bus are overcrowding, delay in arrival and departure of buses, reserved seats not available for girls and harassment meted out to students as they pay half fare. Rude Behaviour ‘Rav re matshe, chol fatti voch, modche kadd’ are some common things one gets to hear from bus conductors, who are always …

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Are We Living in an Island Universe?

Many of you will recognise the object in this space photograph as a galaxy: a collection of billions of bright, shining stars, and cosmic gas and dust. In this day and age, almost everyone has seen a photograph of a galaxy, making it hard to believe that less than 100 years ago most of the world’s top astronomers didn’t believe …

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Lovebirds splurge on their nest

A lot has been written about Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif’s new house and now the buzz has it that their flat at Carter Road is being done up for R2 crore. It turns out that their three-floor residence at Pali Hill is actually meant for the senior Kapoors. Says a source, “Neetu and Rishi Kapoor will soon move out …

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NATASHA , TALASHA, SANTOSH Goa’s Twinkling stars at Asian Games

Indian selectors reposed faith in Goa’s tennis star Natasha Palha. She will be accompanying the women’s team and could secure the opportunity of playing doubles with Sania Mirza. Being selected for the Asian Games is a great boost for the 20-year-old, who has won herself a place in the Indian team, making Goa proud. Being India’s No 3, she is …

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Go get Inked! It’s the new cool!

Fifty years ago, tattoos were the hallmark of rebels and social outcasts—bikers, sailors, carnival freaks. But today, your average sorority girl probably has a unicorn on her ankle or a butterfly fluttering on her lower back. Tattoos have been a part of the human experience since the Stone Age and they have dated back to, unbelievably, and as a matter …

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Spoken English Workshop at DM’s College

The art of communicating effectively is a necessity in today’s competitive world. Upholding this view, the English Department of DM’s college of Arts, Science and Commerce, Assagao conducted a 3-day spoken English workshop for the FYBA students. The resource person for the workshop was Priya Almeida. The workshop was an endeavor through which the students could gain proficiency in communication …

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Students Council Installation

Mushtifund Higher Secondary School had their Students Council Installation at Srinivas Sinai Dempo Hall Panaji. Principal Navanath Parulekar, chief guest Pravin Sabnis, senior teacher Sucheta Naik, program in-charge Swati Gaonkar and G S Simran Dhond inaugurated the function by lighting the traditional lamp. The principal introduced the chief-guest to the gathering. The oath taking ceremony commenced with Shama Mahajan the …

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