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HOW does a piano produce music?

Let us see. Instruments such as the guitar and sitar are called stringed instruments since music is created when the strings attached to them are pulled. There are also percussion instruments such as drums and dholaks wherein sound is produced when they are beaten. A piano has characteristics of both stringed and percussion instruments.

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This Friday is Good Friday

The Friday before Easter is the most solemn day for Christians - it is the day on which Jesus Christ died on the cross. This day is known as Good Friday, Holy Friday, Great Friday or Black Friday. It is 'good' because the barrier of sin was broken.

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Dana Cardoso Writing from the Heart

Maria Fernandes
Extremely well spoken, confident and intelligent are the words that come to mind as I speak with Dana Cardoso, a 15-year old, standard IX student of Our Lady of the Rosary School, Dona Paula. In an essay competition organised by Planet J of The Navhind Times in September 2011, Dana won the first prize in the senior category.

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Eggstra Large Easter Egg

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.

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Karen Estrocio the karate kid

Maria Fernandes
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.

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Harmonious co-existence

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.

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