Friday , 18 January 2019

Kurio City

Saish Salelkar: The right shots

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,”

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Snowboarding in Dubai

This year the family vacation was to Dubai, which is one of the seven emirates that make up the United Arab Emirates. Dubai is not only very modern but also has lots to do for children like the Dubai Mall.  We flew to Dubai by Jet airways and the 4 hours journey was comfortable.

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The Toughest Tour

Bradley Wiggins, a 32 year-old from the United Kingdom, won the Tour de France on July 22. The Tour de France is considered to be the world's biggest cycling race and also one of the toughest sports challenges on Earth!

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The Berlin Wall

Let's visit the Berlin Wall, a wall that was built in 1961 to split up the city of Berlin (now the capital of Germany). After Germany was split up into two separate countries, the city of Berlin was also split up - part of it belonged to East Germany and the rest to West Germany.

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A Real Sphynx

Did you know that there is a breed of pet cat that is totally hairless? In 1966 a domestic cat gave birth to a hairless kitten in Toronto, Canada. It was discovered to be a natural mutation.

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3rd Blindfold Pawn Chess

l The Saraswat Vidyalaya High School, Khorlim, Mapusa, won the 3rd Blindfold Pawn Chess Competition organised by the Taleigao Chess Academy and the Rotary Club of Panaji, for the second consecutive year. In all 17 teams participated in the tournament.

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