The Easter festival not only brings along with it all the extreme festivities, but also yummy treats like the hot cross buns. Hot cross buns are extremely delicious yeast – leavened spiced buns made with ingredients like raisins and sugar-coated citrus fruits.Read More »
A fantastic new Guinness World Record was achieved on Saturday April 16, 2011, in Cortenuova, Italy, for the largest chocolate Easter egg ever. The egg was made by a company called ‘Tosca’ and the venue was ‘Le Acciaierie’, a huge shopping centre.Read More »
Karen Estrocio, a standard II student of St Michael’s School, Caranzalem, is the youngest star to feature on our pages so far. Not yet 8, this very shy and timid-looking girl recently bagged two gold medals at the All Goa Karate Do Championship, 2012.
It is said that nature is the best teacher of every living being. We study many things in the classroom but we learn many more things from nature.Read More »
In the Sariska Tiger Reserve in Rajasthan, the attitude of villagers towards wildlife, mainly the tiger, is very unique. Within the 800 sq km reserve, about 20 tigers, a few panthers and thousands of large herbivores, such as nilgai, sambar and wild boar, coexist with 16 villages.Read More »
THE Citadel of Ho Dynasty is located in the communes of Vinh Tien and Vinh Long in the Vinh Loc district of Vietnam. The structure was constructed under the supervision of Tran dynasty’s top mandarin, Ho Quy Ly. Ly later occupied the citadel after forcibly taking over the throne in 1400. With his rise to power began the Ho Dynasty (although short-lived) and thus the name of the citadel.Read More »
PURE maple syrup has been proved to be the secret to a healthy liver. The finding is the outcome of a recent research by scientists at the University of Tokyo.Read More »
A Swarovski crystal encrusted Golden Collar was on display at the first annual Golden Collar Awards on February 13 at the Century Plaza Hyatt Regency in Los Angeles.Read More »
Thirty three-year-old Sucheta from Pune is the first Indian woman to cross the world’s fifth largest desert, Gobi in Mongolia. As part of a 13-member multinational expedition, Kadethankar achieved the milestone nine days prior to the expedition deadline. She walked at an average speed of 32/25km per day during the trek and covered a distance of over 1626 km in 51 days.Read More »
“It was in standard II when I got my 1st gold medal for our school annual sports and from then on there’s been no turning back,” says Charmaine Furtado, a standard IX student of Manovikas School, Margao.