Saturday , 21 January 2017

Kurio City

Spider girls

Ganga and Jamuna Mondal are twins but with a difference. They were born Ayara and Jayara Ratun in Basirhat, West Bengal in 1969 or 1970, but changed their names when they entered show business at an early age.

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Who was Anne Frank?

Over one million children under the age of sixteen died in World War II, not because of the bombs but because they did not fit in Hitler’s image of the ‘perfect’ German.

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Authentic Voice for Children and Young Adults

‘Authentic Voice for Children and Young Adults’, a creative writing workshop was organized by The Navhind Times-Planet J on November 26, 2011, at Dempo House. Conducted by Margaret Mascarenhas, a consulting editor, art writer, independent curator, columnist and novelist, the workshop had as participants 24 children in the age group of 12-15 from different schools across the state.

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Red hot chilly peppers

Anandita Dutta, is an Assamese woman from Titabor Town in Jorhat district of Assam. She is known for eating and rubbing Bhut Jolokia peppers on her bare eyes.

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Grandfather’s journey

This is definitely an interesting children’s picture book. the story involves four generations of Japanese families, it uses very simple language, and the illustrations are highly artistic.

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Goencho Saib

Every year, Goans from all walks of life celebrate the feast of St. Francis Xavier with great pomp and gaiety. The Saint is revered all around the world. Pilgrims come from distant lands, some even on foot, to pay their homage to the first Apostle of the Indies.

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Exhibition of Leaves

We have been reading and have also heard about forest areas being destroyed. Under these circumstances it is frightening to imagine that our future generations may not be able to see the different kinds of animals, reptiles, insects, etc. which we see today.

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Urmila Mense A Force to Reckon

Maria Fernandes

I want to be the World Champ in table tennis," says Urmila Mense our star of the week very honestly. This coming from one so young, sounds lofty but Urmila’s achievements in the field of table tennis proves it is very possible that she will achieve this goal that she has planned for herself. Just 11 but she has a long list of achievements to her credit and seems to be adding more every few months.

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