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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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Ring Presenter

Are you tired of clicking the mouse to change that slide while you are presenting your class project? Well, now you have a cool new solution!

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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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Handling exam stress

It is that time of the year again when exams are looming large before us. Exams, regardless of whether they’re at school or college, can be stressful. 

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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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Taylor-made

THE current captain of New Zealand, Luteru Ross Poutoa Lote Taylor (popularly known as Ross Taylor) was born in Lower Hutt, Wellington, on March 8, 1984. As a youngster, he led the under-19 New Zealand cricket team before making his debut in international cricket in 2006 against West Indies in an ODI match.

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Tanmay Naik the Mastermind

By Maria Fernandes
At the recently held, Quark Quiz 2012, conducted by BITS Pilani, Goa Campus, Tanmay Naik, a 14-year old, standard IX student of Children’s Navy School, Dabolim, won the 1st prize.

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In the land of the Sultans

During the Diwali holidays my school had organized a study trip to Hyderabad. I went along with my sister, brother, cousin and my grandmother. We went there by train and it took us a full day to reach Hyderabad.

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