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Sundaram Narayanan, one of the finest endurance cyclists in Goa today, will be the first cyclist from the state to attempt the Race Across America ... He began delivering newspapers on a cycle as a school boy, to primarily earn money to fund his education and continued doing so, right up to his graduation.
President of the organising committee Sharmad Raiturkar told reporters that the objective of the Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat initiative was to celebrate unity in diversity by promoting the spirit of national integration through engagement between all the states of the country in social cultural, educational ...

Badminton has been part of the World Schools Championships since 1998. However, it is only for the second time that India is participating in the event. In the last edition, held in Malta in 2016, the Indian team had returned home after failing to win a medal. However, on home turf, they are expected to ...
The police registered a case against the accused under Sections 363 (kidnapping), 324 (simple injuries) of the Indian Penal Code, and Section 8 of Goa Children's Act. ... Mr. Tari said the accused had enrolled the girls in a reputed school in Vasco, but used to allegedly assault them with a belt and pipes. police
Class 10 science question paper drafted by the Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (GBSHSE) has invited the ire of students and teachers who termed it as "very difficult, twisted and strange". The Goa Headmasters' Association (GHA), the body representing heads of all the schools ...
Class 10 science question paper drafted by the Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (GBSHSE) has invited the ire of students and teachers who termed it as "very difficult, twisted and strange". The Goa Headmasters' Association (GHA), the body representing heads of all the schools ...

Of these, 24 applications are from educational institutions and trusts to open Konkani-medium schools, 14 to start Marathi-medium schools, seven to begin Urdu medium institutions, and one to open a Sindhi language school. Another 15 institutes and trusts had sought permissions to open ...
Teachers, some parents and even students joined the rally held by All Goa Government Recognized Unaided Schools Association (AGGRUSA). It culminated with rallies from Panaji, Margao and Mapusa converging at the parade ground in the capital city. At the protest, school heads raised objection to ...
PANAJI: There was a palpable sense dismay among students of the CBSE following the announcement of re-examination for Class XII economics and Class X mathematics papers. CBSE schools in the state are considering writing to the board seeking exemption from the re-exam for the Class ...
PORVORIM: To improve digital literacy among school children and to ensure that computer education remains relevant in a fast-changing technology-driven world, Goa's ministry of information and technology plans to revise the computer syllabus taught in educational institutions. Speaking to TOI, ... schools
A large number of people who included members of All Goa Truck Owners, Driver Association, Mining Dependents, Barge Owners, supplier of ... was underway but it did not deter the protesters from blocking the bridges which led to traffic jam, causing inconvenience to office goers and school students. schools
Born and brought up in Mumbai, 14 years back Dilip went to the Students' Educational and Cultural Movement of Ladakh (SECMOL), Ladakh, for an ... Not very far from Desai, in Goa's Parra village, is well-known Indian environmentalist Claude Alvares who is “motivating kids to get out of schools”. Stating ... schools
All Goa Truck Owners' Association president Nilkant Gauns, who led the agitation under the mining dependents' front banner, said all MLAs should ... Though the students did not miss their exams, most of them had to wait in their schools after the exams and classes were over till the crowd dispersed at ... schools
Panjim: In view of Monday's (March 19) morcha planned in Panjim by the mining dependents, the North Goa District Magistrate has imposed Section 144 of CrPC on either ... The Magistrate has advised students answering HSSC to start early so as to reach the examination centres/schools well in advance. schools
Now, every Indian household can have at their disposal, effectively free and high-quality entertainment and every aspiring student can enjoy complimentary access to education content, with our HD HEVC Set Top Boxes, which can be booked via India Post Offices, the company said in a press statement. schools
PANAJI: Urban upper classes often frown upon the quality of education in government schools, but when the directorate of education, with an eye on strengthening co-scholastic activities in ... The volunteer scheme is also open to persons of Indian origin, who hold Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) cards. schools
Molem's Mahesh Bilunga captained the India team before taking over as its coach. In the girls' category, Pratiksha Sangodkar led the Indian team, while Sunilata Gaonkar has represented India. “Molem's youngsters are bringing laurels, both to Goa and India,” says Ramnath Gajanan Gawde of Bazar ... schools

PANAJI: Panaji's Mushtifund Aryaan Higher Secondary School students bagged 18 of the top 20 spots in the Class XII category of the state science talent search examination. They also took 15 of the first 20 ranks in the Class XI category. Vaibhavi Gawas emerged first in the test for Class XII students, ... schools
NeoDocto Foundation and Ministry of Health, Government of Goa, India have strategically collaborated to make Goa, 'A Malaria Free State' with the implementation of ... The objective of 'NeoDocto Malaria Eradication Programme' is to educate and prevent malaria disease through health education. schools
India's Information and Broadcasting Ministry has terminated Nina Lath Gupta's tenure as MD of the National Film and Television Development ... Another school of thought is that the government was not happy with the way the NFDC conducted the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in Goa when ... schools
FC Goa produced the most impressive performance of the season to sweep aside defending champions ATK 5-1 and Kohli, India's hugely-successful cricket captain and co-owner of the Goan franchise in the Indian Super League (ISL), was left in no doubt that they were laying the foundation for more ... schools
Despite suffering a humiliating 4-0 rout at the hands of FC Goa in their match on Monday, FC Pune City have booked their place in the semi-finals of the Indian Super League (ISL) football for the first time ever, according to the league organisers. Pune City suffered their worst defeat of the season against ... schools
PANAJI: Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, admitted to a hospital here after he complained of dehydration, will soon be discharged and will then work ... Sawant, who visited Parrikar at the Goa Medical College and Hospital, where he is being treated said, "(The) Chief Minister is recovering at a fast pace. schools
“Birondem village held an important place in Goa during the Portuguese era. It was an important place in Sattari taluka. Along with the Panaji-Margao bus route, Betim and Birondem were also chosen for the introduction of the first motorized bus services in Goa. After 1961, Birondem's importance was ... schools
Panaji: The Bharatiya Bhasha Suraksha Manch (BBSM) has demanded that the state government approve all applications received by the directorate of education for 24 new Konkani schools and 14 Marathi schools for the academic year 2018-19. BBSM co-convener Subhash Velingkar, said over 500 ... schools
Panaji, Feb 22 () Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar today presented in the state assembly a Rs 17,123-crore budget for 2018-19, an increase of 6.84 per cent over the ongoing fiscal, with a stress on education and job creation. Parrikar, who was undergoing treatment at a Mumbai hospital for a pancreatic ... schools
... the shortcomings of our educational system which needs to be tuned with the requirements of the industry, so as to increase the potential towards employment and self-entrepreneurship. I have made adequate provision of Rs 2,245 crore in the total educational sector, including medical education.” ... schools
The budget also set aside Rs.219.53 crore for tourism, 453.49 crores for Agriculture, 1470.62 for school education, and 345.65 for higher education. After arriving in Goa, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar headed straight for the state legislative assembly where a meeting of the council of ministers was on. schools
Bengaluru FC qualified from Bengaluru stage while Chennaiyin FC and Raman Vijayan Soccer School came through the Chennai leg. Bhaichung Bhutia Football Schools won the Delhi leg while Churchill Brothers and FC Goa qualified from Goa. East Bengal (Kolkata), Reliance Foundation Young ... schools
“Students should be allowed to pick a very interesting problem that sparks curiosity; that addresses important questions in nature,” said Christiane Nusslein-Volhard, who won the Nobel Prize for medicine in 1995. Meanwhile Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar said the state will set up two education hubs ... schools
Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said here on Thursday that the government will design and support various activities that would make Goa “home ... seeks to “reinforce Goa's stature as a scientific hub of India” with a strong focus on not only significantly strengthening scientific education in the state, but ... schools
In 2012, according to a study titled Menstrual Health in India, Country Landscape Analysis, over 40% of all government schools lacked a functioning common toilet, and another 40% lacked a separate toilet for girls. Over 88% of Indian women and girls are forced to use alternatives like old cloth, rags, hay, ... schools
PANAJI: From April, the Goa government will install sanitary pad dispensing machines at all industrial estates, construction sites and educational institutions run by the state government, Labour Minister Rohan Khaunte said on Thursday. Khaunte told reporters that the decision was taken in order to improve ... schools
Reacting to the Annual Budget presented by Mr Jaitely in the Parliament in New Delhi, Mr Naik said, ''Only a fool will believe that India is now a fast growing ... In the budget government had boasted of bringing in quality education in the country but a government, which was working for 'safronisation of ... schools
General secretary of All Goa Secondary School Teachers' Association Kisan Phadte while saying that the state can keep some seats at its discretion, ... In this situation, it becomes very difficult for headmasters to draw up jurisdiction of their schools," Dilip Naik of New Educational Institute, Curchorem, said. schools
After a successful first edition, the second edition of the Nobel Prize Series-India is all set to kick off tomorrow at the Kala Academy in Panaji, Goa. ... The talks, exhibitions and lectures pave a way for inspiring many young minds to pursue science education and bring the best out of them” remarks Prof. schools
Goa school principal booked for beating student ... PANAJI: The principal of a Catholic-run school in Goa has been booked for allegedly assaulting a 13-year-old boy who was caught in the classroom talking ... Stay up to date on all the latest Nation news with The New Indian Express App. Download now. schools
School principal booked for assaulting student ... The boy returned home after school, but did not inform his parents about the incident. ... the Margao town police booked an offence against Vago under Sections 323 (voluntarily causing hurt), 506-ii (criminal intimidation) and Section 8 of Goa Children's Act. schools
Mumbai City came from behind to pull off a hard-fought 4-3 win over 10-man FC Goa in a thrilling match of the Hero Indian Super League (ISL) at Nehru Stadium, here on Sunday. Mumbai City, who were down 1-2 at half time, scored three goals in a thrilling second half after Goa were reduced to ten men in ... schools
It may have been a long weekend for most, but for Tinsel Town it was yet another hectic schedule. Travelling for work and performances, stars like Dia Mirza and Kalki Koechlin travelled across India. Of course, some jet setters were also spotted in Paris, Davos and New York. Here's how our beloved ... schools
Director of higher education Prasad Lolayekar, in a circular, stated that it has been noticed that a few government aided colleges have not yet filled the post of ... The circular adds that full-time principals are essential for guiding and mentoring higher educational institutions to achieve greater heights. schools
At a time when corporal punishment in schools remains a major issue, the commission has felt the need to create a nurturing and friendly environment for children in schools. The workshop covers all aspects of the Right to Education Act and also makes teachers aware of bullying in schools, cyber bullying ... schools
Panaji, Jan 29 (UNI) Director of Education G P Bhat has issued instruction to the government schools in the state against misuse of smartphones and asked ... He said Deputy Education Officers of the three educational zones had to give surprise visit to the schools under their jurisdiction and initiate action ... schools
Constitution Week was an initiative by Governor of Goa organised by Department of Political Science, coordinated by Directorate of Higher Education and supported by V.M Salgaocar College of Law, G.R.Kare College of Law, Directorate of Education, Directorate of Panchayat, Directorate of Municipal ... schools
Speaking to mediapersons, chief minister Manohar Parrikar said that this event is aimed to generate a scientific temperament among students by educational upgradation. The purpose is to focus on the importance of science, in order to inspire the young students to pursue education and career in science ... schools
character mascot of a popular beverage, was quite the rage, with his cool vibe and skateboard, teasing at a culture relatively unknown to India, let alone Goa. Fido may have disappeared from the picture, but this underground scene is very much alive and kicking and Goa has a big role in the story of how ... schools
Compared to the other states of India in Goa we have very good Schools even at the village levels, but some ignorant parents classify these schools as bad and admit their children to urban or city schools. Every school in Goa which is recognised, does have good teachers, having academic as well as ... schools
Ironically, Zulema never played for a Goan team but scorched the turf in Uganda in the 1960s after her family migrated to the African nation from Pune ... She coped with indifference, even antipathy, not from the locals in Kampala where she instituted the Kololians, a team of school students, but from her ... schools
In another incident, students from Pope John high school had a miraculous escape as a dry tree on the edge of Salaulim canal got uprooted and fell on the road leading to the school, just before school hours. At some point during the night, unknown persons are suspected to have set fire around the tree ... schools
No doubt, as he pointed out, science education is in a 'nutritional environment' in the State. But, if we look at the all India scenario, there is an IIT and a NIT now in every State, or being planned in every State. That does not give Goa an edge over the other States in this respect or in this branch of education. schools


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