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Located in the heart of Panaji city, Helena’s, a ladies’ hairdressers and beauty salon, has been grooming women, both young and old, for around 68 years CHRISTINE MACHADO  | NT BUZZ As one strolls through Sao Tome in the capital city, past the sturdy age-old residences and commercial establishments, one gets the feel of walking through Panaji of old. Indeed …

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All about wine and the several different views on it

Vir Sanghvi There are still no clear answers to the big questions. I don’t think there ever will be. But I have been reading a fascinating book called Flavour by Bob Holmes, where he looks at some of these questions and explains what science has to say about them. Decant: I decant most red wine. Old wine needs to be …

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A reminder of your mortality

Sadhguru The reminder of one’s mortality has always been the fundamental force behind the human search for something beyond. If they never knew that they would die, nobody would seek spirituality. Why there are sayings and misunderstandings that you must seek spirituality only after the age of 65 is because then, the body will remind you strongly. When you are …

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Power of unconditional positive regard

Aldina Braganza The thing I love most about teaching youth is the energy that flows. It’s vivacious, feisty, curious and intimidating, all at the same time. It’s fresh with ideas, attitude, trends and friends. I am in the midst of it all. What’s in vogue, and what is not! Like the other day, one of my first year students asked …

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Exploring shipping and logistics in-depth

The maritime sector is growing at a phenomenal rate. This has led to the creation of lucrative jobs for young people around the world. In Goa, MES College in Zuarinagar, offers a shipping and logistics course that prepares students for this industry. NT KURIOCITY gets you details MARIA FERNANDES | NT KURIOCITY The shipping and logistics sector is thriving, and …

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India Handloom Day

Ninohska Alvares-Delaney There is no other country that still has an indigenous fashion like India. She is the only country that still produces traditional hand-woven textiles created by weavers, whereas the rest of the world has lost the art of hand-weaving and loom process, along with all natural and organic processes involved in creating textiles. Our country is home to …

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Montessori Primary School holds environment-oriented programme

NT KURIOCITY Montesorri Primary School and Kindergarten Goa Velha observed Van Mahotsav, Environment and Health Day for a week. On the occasion students planted saplings, participated in a drawing competition, elocution competition and had a discussion on the above mentioned subjects. The programme had a film screening on ‘Vector borne diseases and green trees everywhere’. Various diseases, their symptoms and …

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Time for Divine

When Vivian Fernandes, a 14-year-old boy living in the gullies of Andheri’s JB Nagar, saw a guy wearing a tee with an image of 50 Cent’s first album, Get Rich or Die Tryin’, his life changed. “I didn’t have a clue about the rap scene. A friend gave me an MP3 CD, which had around 50/60 rap songs of Eminem, …

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Role of insulating materials

Kedar Kulkarni “We have seen in our previous class how insulators help us in connecting different devices to electricity through insulated cables. Hence these insulating materials are very important. Again depending upon the voltages handled by these cables the insulating coating will be of different types. A few very common insulating materials are paper, PVC (polyvinyl chloride), glass and rubber,” …

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Cast of ‘GLORY’ interacts with DBC’s Film Club

NT KURIOCITY The film club of Don Bosco College had the cast of Konkani film ‘Glory-Go for the Goal’ present for its inaugural session. Present on the occasion were Goan actors Rajesh Pednekar, Sachin Surlikar, Salil Naik, Shinde, Fermino Goes, Samiksha Karmarkar Harji, Rishabh Kakodkar; producer, A Durgaprasad; executive producer, Salgaonkar and director, Tinky George who was also the chief …

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