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Goan students build automatic fish sorting system

As part of their final year project, four BE Electronics and Communications students of Agnel Institute of Technology and Design, Assagao built an automatic fish sorting system. NT KURIOCITY finds how the project works and more RAMANDEEP KAUR  | NT KURIOCITY   With the aim of helping locals and small scale industries to eliminate manpower, save time, and thereby make the …

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VP of Penha de Franca to felicitate meritorious students

NT KURIOCITY Village Panchayat (VP) of Penha de Franca is inviting applications from students who have passed SSC and HSSC Goa Board and Central Board Examinations held for academic year 2018-19 and have secured above 60 per cent marks. The cash awards of `2000, `1500 and `1000 respectively will be awarded for first, second and third highest students in SSC …

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Sparkle and shine on

Kimberly Dias  Dear Kimberly,  I have a classmate who is a big bully. Although she doesn’t trouble me too much or too often, she does pick on some of my friends a lot. She can be very mean and nasty with the things she says. Sometimes she is a completely different person and will help a little, if you ask …

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PCCE students selected for Goa Scholar scheme

NT KURIOCITY Students from the department of ETC, Padre Conceicao College of Engineering, Ajay Shanbhag and Granville Goes have been selected under the Goa Scholar Scheme of Goa Government. The objective of the scheme is to promote pursuit of postgraduate studies by recognising meritorious and outstanding candidates with a scholarship to undertake post graduate (masters or doctoral) studies in institutions …

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The short of it

Love writing short stories? Fundação Oriente, Panaji is all set to host its 5th Goan Short Story Competition 2019. NT KURIOCITY gets more details RAMANDEEP KAUR With the aim of fostering cultural and linguistic diversity of Goa and also revive the old Goan tradition of short stories that in the past were transmitted orally, published in newspapers, or broadcast, Fundação …

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Goan law students exchange ideas in Singapore

Five BA LLB (a course which combines Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Law) students of VM Salgaocar College of Law, Miramar recently got the opportunity to put forth their views and ideas at the Singapore Model United Nations (SMUN) held at the National University of Singapore.  The group included three second year students namely Sherwyn Correia, Vasudev Salkar, Siddhant …

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From the ring to the gym

For Deva Naik from Betim, life wasn’t a bed of roses when he decided to follow his dream of becoming a boxer. Instead it came with cuts, injuries, financial hardships and no support from the family. He fought all odds from 2007 to 2015, until he decided to quit the ring. The quite successful Deva talks to NT KURIOCITY Danuska …

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The right questions

Maria Fernandes As a parent of a teenager you may have the same grievance as other parents – your child hardly engages in a conversation with you. You may find speaking to your teenager a herculean task. Your frantic attempts to have chats with your child could lead to a dead end because your conversation and communication can look like …

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Big eyes for the night skies

Big telescopes are very powerful and zoom in on objects in the universe that can’t be seen using just our eyes or small telescopes. But if astronomers want to photograph large areas of the sky, then they usually use small telescopes instead. Astronomers often talk about the size of the area captured in a space photo by how much room …

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Precautions for the monsoon

KEDAR KULKARNI School was reopening after a long holiday and all the students in Raju’s class were very happy to reunite. Their class used to participate in all the school activities and win a lot of prizes. Science was their favourite subject. Their models displayed at the exhibition were always praised by all. As the teacher entered the class, she …

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