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Our Trip to the Mangroves

There was excitement through the day about our trip to see the mangroves. It was 19th September and we were going on a ferry boat and would see a lot of mangroves.

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Wise & Otherwise

This book is a collection of 51 short stories, every one of them, a gem. Majority of the "stories" are in fact real life experiences of Sudha Murthy.

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Ohhh Mama!

He dresses in a very big skin tight black t-shirt and very small jeans, which animated cartoon character do you think I am talking about? Many of you may have guessed, I am talking about none other than Johnny Bravo.

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Who was King Tut?

On 4 November 1922, Tutankhamun’s tomb was discovered in the Valley of the Kings, by Henry Carter. It was a phenomenal discovery that made headlines across the world.

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So who was King Tut?

Tutankhamun was a Pharaoh of Ancient Egypt from about 1334 BCE to 1323 BCE. The birth name of Tutankhamun was Tutankhaton, which meant “Living Image of the Aten.” He became Pharaoh of the 18th dynasty (royal family) during the New Kingdom at 8 or 9 years of age.

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Book read at Earthworm

How do the babies of the hornbill protect themselves? What sounds does the bush chat make? Does the mama koel really care for its young? Why does the lapwing, the crocodile’s dentist, refuse to clean his teeth?

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Ishaan Shetye Born to blossom

Maria Fernandes
“My earliest memory of taking part in a competition was when I was in kindergarten. It was a fancy dress and I was dressed as Lal Bahadur Shastri”, says Ishaan Shetye with a smile, as he recalls his first competition.

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Diwali

Diwali is the festival of lights. It follows the burning of the Narkasur effigy,symbolically suggesting the incineration of evil qualities that the mythical demon symbolizes.

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Light the lamp of knowledge

by Suhail & Tarika Kiran, sonarbhatt, saligao
In all our excitement and celebration about Diwali, we did not have time to think how this fun-filled festival affects our lives, our beautiful Goa and our wonderful planet Earth.  

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Did you know?

Deepavali has some significance for Jains and Sikhs too. Jains believe that this is the day Mahavira the last of the Jain Tirthankar of this era, attained Nirvana or Moksha at Pavapuri, in 527 BC, on Chaturdashi of Kartika.

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