Somewhere in January this year, I remember hearing my mother complaining that her steel bowls were going missing from the kitchen cabinet.Read More »
I am sure most of you must have visited the Goa Science Centre. You must visit again when it opens its planetarium early February.Read More »
Amazing facts about our planet and how we live our lives -- facts that are stranger than fiction! Prepare to be amazed, because truth can be stranger than fiction, sometimes!Read More »
by Subhadra Sen Gupta
Subhadra Sen Gupta’s collection of short stories, History Mystery, Dal and Biryani, is a set of ten historical stories that take readers of today on a delightful journey into India’s past - walking the streets with ordinary people of those times and getting a close look at the life styles of children during those times.
There is a reason behind names given to each and everything. However, sometimes the names are misleading, take the example that of pineapple: no, it doesn’t come from a pine tree, nor is it an apple.Read More »
In a school, the teacher was a monk. Most of all he loved to have a snack and a nap afterwards. Every time before the lessons, he ate so much that he could barely move.Read More »
In 1883, Mark Twain, in his book ‘Life on the Mississippi,’ based the solution of a crime on fingerprint evidence. Today, using fingerprints to solve a crime is normal and routine.Read More »
Yoga originated in India a long time ago and is a sport where you are competing more with yourself than with others. Nhehern Acharya, a 14-year old student of standard IX, of K B Hedgewar School, Panaji, has just returned from the IFYS Champions World Yoga Cup, Montevideo, Uruguay with 3 gold medals.
New Year’s Eve is a BIG celebration all over the world but in Goa, it is HUGE. Thousands of tourists, local as well as international flock to Goa the ring out the old year and ring in the New Year.Read More »
2011 has been a year for some really foot-stomping music. Chamak Challu, Kolavari D, Champagnne Showers, Senorita, Pump It and many more have won the hearts of many around the world and also our Planet J readers.Read More »