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Goan teacher wins innovation award

Blud Pamel Rodrigues was the only Goan teacher to win the ‘Teacher Innovation Award’ at Manekshaw centre in New Delhi recently. NT KURIOCITY spoke to Rodrigues for more details RAMANDEEP KAUR  | NT KURIOCITY Blud Pamel Rodrigues who hails from Vasco always loved teaching. Even as a youngster she would give tuitions in her free time. But little did she …

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Yash and Tanushree selected to watch Chandrayaan-2 landing with PM Modi

Student of The Rosary High School, Cujira, Yash Prasad Joshi and student of Navy Children School, Chicalim, Tanushree Tapadia have been selected by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) to watch the landing of Chandrayaan-2 on the surface of the moon with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. NT KURIOCITY gets you the details ANNA FERNANDES | NT KURIOCITY In a proud …

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Somewhere over the rainbow

CEO and founder of Goa Rainbow Trust, Chris Fernandes came out of the closet and today through his NGO is working for the cause of equality for the LGBTQ+ community. NT KURIOCITY spoke to Chris to know about his journey and more RAMANDEEP KAUR | NT KURIOCITY Mapusa-based Chris Fernandes was seven-years-old when he realised that he was attracted to …

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Creating consumer awareness at PVS Kushe HSS

NT KURIOCITY The consumer cell of DM’s PVS Kushe Higher Secondary School, Assagao conducted various programmes in view of the initiative taken by the Department of Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs to create awareness on the occasion of State Consumer Rights Day. The school conducted two team-based competitions, namely, Collage Competition and Slogan Competition on the topic ‘Assert Rights, Pursue …

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There’s more to comics than superheroes

Rehana Munir Filling out an online library form the other day, a question made me stumble. Who’s your favourite author? I was asked simply and horrifyingly. Now I’d much rather confess my deepest, darkest secrets than be asked to offer a judgment on this delicate and difficult issue. I typed what any coward would (“XYZ”) and hurried on to the …

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Helping your child during your divorce

Maria Fernandes Divorce is tough for everyone, especially children. How they react depends on their age, personality and the circumstances of the separation and divorce process. The initial reaction is one of shock, sadness, frustration, anger or worry. The most important things that both parents can do to help their children through this difficult time are: Keep visible conflict, heated …

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Students of BITS Pilani Goa plant 80 fruit bearing and medicinal trees

NT KURIOCITY Students of BITS Pilani, K K Birla Goa Campus planted 80 saplings of fruit bearing and medicinal trees on the college campus.  In a massive plantation drive to mark the admission of the new batch, saplings of jackfruit, tamarind, cashew, guava, jamun, belpatra, karanj, terminalis arjuna, cassia fistula and rosewood were planted by students along with their parents. …

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A pasoi in Divar

NT KURIOCITY The Heritage Club of Don Bosco College, Panaji along with festekar of Goa, Marius Fernandes organised ‘pasoi’, a traditional walk that moves through the main streets of the village with song and dance, showcasing the historic landmarks, heritage homes, chapels and temples. The main objective of this was to display the culture and the homely feeling of the …

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GS Amonkar School wins city finale of Insurance Awareness Award Junior Quiz

NT KURIOCITY HDFC ERGO General Insurance Company announced GS Amonkar Vidya Mandir School as the winner of the City Finale of the Insurance Awareness Award Junior – Quiz, 2019, conducted for the first time in Goa. The team comprising Jay Zantye and Ved Rankle cleared the level while competing against 20 schools. Winners will now face the qualifiers of the …

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UGC urges universities to ban single-use plastic

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has issued guidelines to higher education institutions across the country to impose a ban on single-use plastic. The move comes ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi launching a mass revolution against single-use plastic from October 2, which will mark the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. The guidelines state that the institutions should systematically ban …

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