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Candies from Memory Lane

We enjoyed these little treats when young but steer our own children away from them. Maybe it is time to revive the kiddie treats from the past. After all, they are all that remains of a less complicated and more productive time! Zubin D’souza Way before swag became a byword for being cool, young kids growing up in the 70s …

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Tracing the historic voyages of Portugal

NT BUZZ Researcher at the Institute of Social Sciences of the University of Lisbon (ICS_UL) and a visiting professor of the Cunha Rivara Chair, Goa University, Ângela Barreto Xavier, will deliver a public lecture on ‘From 1498 to Magellan. Memories and archives’ on July 23, 6.30 p.m., at Camões-Centro de Língua Portuguesa, Panaji. In this presentation, Xavier will ask three …

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Become a Buddha

Sadhguru A person who grows on the spiritual path cannot ignore Gautama because his presence has become so dominant. In his own lifetime, he had forty thousand monks who went out to spread the spiritual process. In his own silent way, he changed the world forever. He has been one of the greatest spiritual waves on the planet. Buddha Poornima …

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Being women: Befriend changes at midlife

Aldina Braganza The only thing permanent in life is change. We are forever changing. Like all of life, every feature in this universe is constantly changing. Our yesterdays and our todays, moment by moment are moving from the now to a memory. Our bodies go through change every day. Some days we feel it more than others, but nevertheless it …

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Healthy Eating for Senior Citizens

Rohini Diniz The goals of nutritional care for senior citizens should be to keep fit and active, lead a healthy and purposeful life through retarding the ageing process, improving immunity and mental function. As a person ages there is a decrease in physical activity levels and a decline in BMR, both of which reduce the total energy needs of the …

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Tips for a safe monsoon

Deepika Rathod It’s raining! Or should I say pouring? Like every year, we are getting a good amount of rain which gives relief, particularly after the scorching heat. The rain is soothing but it is also a perfect breeding ground for various bacteria and germs. We see a large number of people falling ill due to the same. Ailments like …

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Drama in the classroom

Margao-based teacher Bernadette D’Souza who holds a Doctorate in Education has written her first textbook titled ‘The Power of Dramatic Activities in the Teaching of English as a Second Language’ which will be released today, July 19 at The Black Box, Ravindra Bhavan, Margao. NT KURIOCITY spoke to the author to learn more RAMANDEEP KAUR | NT KURIOCITY A boring …

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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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