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Karo Sambhav’s School Programme collects over 117 kg e-waste in Goa

NT KURIOCITY Karo Sambhav, a tech-enabled Producer Responsibility Organisation (PRO) organised a felicitation ceremony at Mount Litera Zee School, Vasco. The event was organised in conjunction with the successful culmination of the four month-long school programme aimed at building awareness and inspiring students towards recycling of e-waste. Designed for students from classes five to 10, the programme was carried out …

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Arianna shares her mathematical experiences in a book

Star of the week NT KURIOCITY A spirited six-year-old girl, Arianna Clovis-Mascarenhas who loves to make up stories and write has recently written a book titled ‘The Boy and Girl who learnt to Love Maths’. Student of class 1 Arianna hails from Goa and is temporarily living in the city of Chennai. Her mother, Chiara Clovis da Costa says: “Arianna …

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Walking pilgrimage to protect cows

NT BUZZ In a bid to create awareness on the need to safeguarding cows, national convenor of Muslim Rashtriya Manch, Mohammad Faiz Khan embarked on a walking pilgrimage through various states in the country. Khan has undertaken a ‘gau seva sadbhavan padyatra’ from Leh to Kanya Kumari and then further to Amritsar. He aims at motivating people to rear cows …

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Joy of Giving Foundation turns three!

NT BUZZ Ave Maria – Joy of Giving Foundation celebrated its third anniversary on March 8, at the Flamingo Hall, Clube Tennis de Gaspar Dias, Miramar. The Foundation was established by the Gonsalves family in honour of their late parents Joao and Ana Gonsalves. Chairman of the Foundation, Oscar Gonsalves welcomed the dignitaries, awardees and other guests. Ashford Gonsalves stated …

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DrupalCamp Goa concludes on a high at GU

NT KURIOCITY The annual technology event, DrupalCamp Goa (DCG) 2019 was held at Goa University. It was attended by more than 160 students and working professionals. The event covered topics like Opensource technology, Content Management Systems (CMS) and Disruptive Technology. The event consisted of 20 sessions and three workshops on DevOps, PHP designs and code contributions on Drupal. Keynotes were …

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Agnel Polytechnic Verna organises Comphilia 2k19

NT KURIOCITY To provide the student community with a platform to showcase their computing and other talents so as to bring out creativity and innovative thinking, the department of computer engineering, Agnel Polytechnic, Verna organised one-day technical event ‘Comphilia 2k19’. The event was inaugurated by CEO and co-founder of Mrinq Technologies Goa, Rohin Parkar in the presence of principal, Alberto …

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Rise above the storm

Kimberly Dias Hi Kimberly,  I used to study everyday and yet I did not do well in my preliminary exams. My family is very upset with my marks and I feel like I have lost all my confidence. I don’t know how to get myself to focus again. I feel like it’s no use working hard as I really thought …

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Eat, drink, and be merry!

NT BUZZ ‘The Grape Escapade’, a four day food and lifestyle festival was inaugurated on February 28 at the hands of Minister for Tourism and Sports, Manohar Babu Azgaonkar at DB Bandodkar Grounds, Panaji. Speaking on the occasion, Azgaonkar said: “We are trying to highlight Goan culture through this festival. We want to reach out to the world and showcase …

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Believe you can

Kimberly Dias Hi Kimberly, I have to give a speech next week and I am extremely nervous about it. I had addressed a crowd before but I got so nervous that I ended up fumbling and forgetting what I had to say. This memory seems to be haunting me again and I can’t seem to get over it,even though it …

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DBC students attend two day retreat

NT KURIOCITY Catholic students of Don Bosco College, Panaji attended a two day retreat at St Joseph Vaz Retreat Center in Old Goa. The goal of conducting the retreat was to help youth connect spiritually for a better living. Henry and Xavier were mentors for the retreat and conducted talks and activities for the youth to engage in spiritual and …

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