In the Western world, many people suspect bad things will happen whenever the 13th day of a month occurs on a Friday.Read More »
“I am what people call ‘car crazy’ and am extremely passionate about cars,” states Myron Chico. Cars have always fascinated Myron, who is a student of standard IX of Sharada Mandir School, Miramar.
Somewhere in January this year, I remember hearing my mother complaining that her steel bowls were going missing from the kitchen cabinet.Read More »
I am sure most of you must have visited the Goa Science Centre. You must visit again when it opens its planetarium early February.Read More »
Amazing facts about our planet and how we live our lives -- facts that are stranger than fiction! Prepare to be amazed, because truth can be stranger than fiction, sometimes!Read More »
by Subhadra Sen Gupta
Subhadra Sen Gupta’s collection of short stories, History Mystery, Dal and Biryani, is a set of ten historical stories that take readers of today on a delightful journey into India’s past - walking the streets with ordinary people of those times and getting a close look at the life styles of children during those times.
There is a reason behind names given to each and everything. However, sometimes the names are misleading, take the example that of pineapple: no, it doesn’t come from a pine tree, nor is it an apple.Read More »
In a school, the teacher was a monk. Most of all he loved to have a snack and a nap afterwards. Every time before the lessons, he ate so much that he could barely move.Read More »
In 1883, Mark Twain, in his book ‘Life on the Mississippi,’ based the solution of a crime on fingerprint evidence. Today, using fingerprints to solve a crime is normal and routine.Read More »
Yoga originated in India a long time ago and is a sport where you are competing more with yourself than with others. Nhehern Acharya, a 14-year old student of standard IX, of K B Hedgewar School, Panaji, has just returned from the IFYS Champions World Yoga Cup, Montevideo, Uruguay with 3 gold medals.