Thursday , 15 November 2018
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Butterflies of Goa

It was Sunday and I had woken up at 6:30am! Never before I had gotten up so early on any Sunday!! But I was very excited that day. We were going to Tambdi Surla for a butterfly watching trail. And my best friend Tejaswini was to accompany me.

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The Wizard’s Apprentice

Secret of the Tower” by Debra Doyle and James D. Macdonald is a marvelous story about a young journey man wizard, Randal who loses his magical powers due to a petrifying incident at the Schola Sorceriae, a school of wizardry in Tarnsberg.

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War and peace

Lijar is a small village in southern Spain. In 1883, the villagers heard that Alfonso XII, the Spanish king, had been insulted and attacked by mobs when he was in Paris. This made the entire village very angry.

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15 Minutes of Fame

Know what it means to get your “fifteen minutes of fame?” It means  you’ve had a brief stint in the spotlight. Do you know how this phrase shot to fame? Apparently the famous American artist, Andy Warhol, used a similar phrase once and it just caught on.

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Vruksha Karmali: performer par excellence

Maria Fernandes
On February 22, 2012, Vruksha Karmali, a standard IX student of Mahila and Nutan School, Margao had her Arangetram. For those among us who are not aware, an Arangetram, is the first public stage-performance of a Bharatnatyam student, after a minimum of seven years of training.

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Killer trees

The Acacia trees are spread throughout the world. They are one of the most common types of plants in Africa and in Australia, but can be found around Mediterranean Europe and even in the US and Asia.

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Gladiators

It all started in ancient Rome. The most brutal sport that has existed in the history of the world was the fights between gladiators. The ‘sport’ traces its roots to the custom among the Etruscan people, a civilisation in Italy that existed before the Roman civilisation.

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