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Rural Olympics

If you think Olympic athletes that have four years to train in between events have it rough, then you haven’t met the sportsmen and women that participate in the Kila Raipur Olympics.

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Rings Tell Tales

Examining ancient trees helps scientists get an amazing picture of Earth’s life, for trees are a record of their life time. By looking closely at the rings of a tree, scientists can not only tell how old it is; they can also tell you that in one summer in 1453 and again in 1601, there were freak cold spells.

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Alorna Fort

Alorna Fort is in the village of Alorna which is about 30 km from Mapusa and 10 km east off NH 17 from Malpem in Pernem. It was built by the Bhonsles of Sawantwadi in the 17th century.

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Meghana Nayak: Talent Unlimited

Maria Fernandes
“I started learning bharatnatyam when I was six and I remember coming home from dance classes with legs and feet aching and telling my mum I did not want to go for any more classes,” recalls 15-year old Meghna Nayak with a huge smile. She continues,

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Tea, Kati Rolls and Cheese

The summer was here again and the trip planned was to Kolkatta, Darjeeling and Kalimpong. We kicked off our holiday by flying to Mumbai and then to Kolkatta. At Kolkata we arrived in the night and decide to stay at the hotel ‘BroadWay’.

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Tree Tracking

Can you imagine a tree being able to say “Help, I’ve been chopped down!” whenever someone cuts it down? The Brazilian government has come up with a new plan to stop people from illegally chopping down trees in the Brazilian part of the Amazon Rainforest.

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Cheese on Fire

Of all the things your mother told you to watch out for, chances are cheese wasn’t on the list. But as engineers and motorists in Norway have discovered, cheese has a dark, dangerous side.

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Out of Eden

Salopek, a 50-year old American journalist, is going for a very long walk. He is on his way to walk 21,000 miles (34,000 km), which is expected to take him 7 years and about 30,000,000 footsteps.

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