Francoise Bosteels, is a Belgian-born doll maker who made India her home over 25 years ago. Francoise's dolls 'speak'. They speak of the beauty of life and its celebration, but also of the injustice, anger and frustration of those in despair.Read More »
THERE is no sound in space. Even the apparently ‘loud’ cosmic phenomena (such as star explosions and sun storms) cannot be heard in space. Sound is, in fact, the vibration of air particles; since space is devoid of these (as it is a near-perfect vacuum), sound cannot travel through space.Read More »
By Maria Fernandes
Ritzela Diniz, a 17-year old, standard XI student of Our Lady of Rosary Higher Secondary School, Dona Paula, has been practicing karate and bagging medals since 2008. So what is different about her, you will ask? Well Ritzela’s story is not only different but also a lesson in patience and perseverance, and we all have something to learn from it.
Oh, no, no. It’s not summer now. But whenever any school student hears this after a long time of studying and going through exam-stress all March, he or she will surely shout out “Summer vacations, here we come!”Read More »
You must have heard the phrase ‘elephant’s memory’ being used for people with a long memory.Read More »
The International Left-Handers Day was celebrated on August 13 all over the world. This day has been celebrated annually since 1992.It’s a day that raises awareness about the issues that left-handed people have to deal with.Read More »
The tallest Lego tower was recently built in front of a stadium in Seoul, the capital of South Korea. Approximately 4,000 kids used 500,000 Lego pieces and spent five days to build this tower. The tower is 31.9 metres (105 feet) tall.Read More »
Kendriya Vidyalaya, Verem, celebrated library week from August 13 to 20 on the occasion of the birth anniversary of S.R.Ranganathan. A wide number of activities such as class magazine competition and newspaper design competition were conducted class wise.Read More »
The heart pumps blood which carries oxygen and nutrition, to all parts of the body.
The heart has to supply blood to its own muscle too and this it does through vessels called coronary arteries.
By Maria Fernandes
15-year old Saish Salelkar , a standard X student of Mahila and Nutan School, Margao, claims sports is in his blood and says, “My father Uttam Salelkar, was a renowned footballer who played for St Anthony’s Sports Club, Colva for 13 years and also represented Bombay University for 3 years; so I can say my love for sports is actually inherited,”