In the last few days Pranav Khadpe has been very much in the news all around the state. This 15-year old student of Sharada Mandir School, Miramar, has attained the top score at the Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) Class X exams, with an astounding 97.33% (98% in best five).
Watching the landscape gradually shrink as the plane took off I began to fully understand the reality of the situation I was in. I was on my way to another country, a time zone 2 hours ahead of ours, a place famous for its heritage and natural beauty, no doubt,
The Portuguese while ruling in Goa built at least 20 forts of which only half remain in varying degrees of decay. Sitting atop a cliff in Canacona is the oldest and the southernmost fort of Goa known as Cabo de Rama.
I am Prasheel Kerkar from Kerim, Pednem. I am 17 and studying at Frankfinn Institute of Cabin Crew Training in Panaji. To say I love music and dancing would be putting it lightly. My favourite band is One Direction and I am crazy about it.
Ryder heard it first… a marvellous feat, considering all that earwax. Before we headed into the Congo forest stretch, the natives told us stories of what they called ‘Thenro’, slayer in their tongue. A dozen dwellers disappeared every month.
Maria Fernandes “In an ultra-modern scenario, encircled by phones, tablets, social networking, the silver screen and of course, the apparently multi-purpose ‘idiot box’, books have been pushed into a blind corner, a neglected niche,” says 16-year old Vivek Nayak, a student of PACE, at S S Dempo College, Miramar.
The summers in Goa just does not mean the hot weather, the tourist coming in, the beaches or the modern all day all night partying with family and friends. The coming in of special local summer fruits also plays an intensively important role in this beautiful green land of ours.
Exams are over and holidays are in full swing. All over the state people are flocking to the beaches to cool down and beat the heat. About a week back, I had the privilege of spending the day at a friend's house in Calangute.
If you happen to be anywhere near the coastal town of La Teste-de-Buch in France, you will see an astonishing sight - One that may make you think you are in the Sahara Desert rather than the middle of Europe - A giant sand dune!
by Georgia Bragg Have you ever done something you shouldn’t have? But you’re a good person and you don’t think that it’s going to cause any real harm? But then something bad happens and it turns out that you were wrong? Welcome to Matisse’s world.