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Goan students develop an innovative rooftop solution

As part of their final year project, five BE (Bachelors in Engineering) Mechanical Engineering students of Agnel Institute of Technology and Design, Assagao developed a fully-functioning semi-automatic roof cleaning machine. NT KURIOCITY finds out more ANNA FERNANDES |NT KURIOCITY Pooling the theoretical knowledge and exposure gained while pursuing their BE (Bachelors in Engineering)  in mechanical engineering, five students of Agnel …

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Investiture ceremony held at Govt HS Quepem

NT KURIOCITY Government High School, Maina-Quepem held the investiture ceremony of the student council members. Teacher Shalma Mascarenhas compered the function while headmistress, Sharada Desai administered the oath to the newly elected student council members, pinned the sashes and handed the house flags to them. The newly elected student council members include Yash Gaonkar as general secretary, Kunal Gaonkar as …

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If walls could talk…

NT BUZZ As part of the weekly MOG Sunday programme, archaeologist and founder of heritage education venture, Bhoomij Heritage Consultancy, Sawani Shetye will present a talk on kaavi art and provide an insight into its technique, iconography scheme and social understanding, on July 21, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Museum of Goa, Pilerne. Kaavi art is a form of …

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AITD students explore Old Goa’s origins

NT KURIOCITY Agnel Institute of Technology and Design, Assagao organised an informative village excursion to Old Goa in association with Soul Travelling for first year engineering students as part of the Induction Programme 2019. The idea was to introduce an unknown side of Old Goa to students who will spend the next four years learning in Goa. The trail was …

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YUVA spreads menstrual hygiene awareness

NT KURIOCITY Voluntary youth organisation from Panaji, YUVA donated automatic sanitary napkin vending machine to the Rosary High School, Cujira under its Menstrual Hygiene Awareness Initiative. Yogish Dempo and Bindiya Dempo along with YUVA president, Aakash Khaunte handed over the machine to headmistress, Sarita Carvalho in the presence of assistant headmistress, Alice Joan Goes, teacher Vinita Chico and teacher Silvaliza …

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Think positive, set new goals

Kimberly Dias Dear Kimberly, I recently saw one of my friends smoking and drinking with a group of boys and girls who are known for their bad reputation. My friend used to be a good student, very caring and responsible. However, in the last few months she has become arrogant and has gotten herself mixed up with a lot of …

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Fashion trickled down through history

Ninoshka Alvares-Delaney We live in a culture where there are so many dos and don’ts that help us navigate through life. Throughout history, fashion has played an important role in shaping our society and the unwritten rules that we abide. Seldom do we realise that these rules inherited from our ancestors may long be obsolete. However, it’s always interesting to …

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Enabling colleges with smart classrooms

Globus Infocom, a Make in India brand which provides education and technology solutions to the Indian Government and private sector has provided 62 smart classrooms and four Virtual Classroom solutions that have been installed in four government colleges of Goa. NT KURIOCITY gets more details Globus Infocom has been providing digital education solutions for the past 18 years in government …

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Class act by Sethu

The Sethu team brought to light varied aspects of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) to 24 enthusiastic participants of Class Act held in Manovikas School, Margao. Class Act is Sethu’s annual summer training programme that aims to equip primary school teachers to manage diverse learners and address their needs in the classroom. This year the focus was on ADHD, a …

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Aryan Khan makes his film debut

Shah Rukh Khan’s son Aryan Khan’s film debut – albeit in a voice role – is here. A new promo of ‘The Lion King’ features Aryan as Simba and SRK fans will soon be comparing him to a younger version of the superstar. Aryan can be heard saying Simba’s iconic lines in Hindi; Shah Rukh has lent his voice to Mufasa. Donald Glover …

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