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Leafy Sea Dragons

The term ‘sea dragon’ may create a fearsome image in your mind. In reality, sea dragons are marine fish that belong to the family Syngnathidae, which consists of sea dragons, sea horses and pipe fish. In short, this family includes some amazing marine fish which look different from regular fish.

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Avrhishto Fernandes kicking it with Gusto

Maria Fernandes
Changing school in search of excellence in football, the sport he is mad about, is not a usual story but that is exactly what Avrhishto Fernandes did. Presently studying in standard X, of Chubby Cheeks Spring Valley School, Porvorim, Avrhishto, started playing football at the age of 11.

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Public Speaking Workshop 2012

‘Improving confidence through Public Speaking’, a creative workshop was organized by The Navhind Times-Planet J on February 11, 2012, at Dempo House. Conducted by Les Menezes, , expert trainer and motivator, the workshop had as participants 25 children in the age group of 12-18 from different schools and colleges across the state.

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Why does our stomach growl?

We all come to know when we feel hungry, thanks to our growling stomach. But why does it do that? Here’s the answer. When we eat something, it gets pushed down to our digestive system via a long tube. This happens because of muscular contractions or the process of ‘peristalsis’.

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Nerves of steel

On April 12, 2011, five dacoits entered the village of Nisha in Angul, Orissa. It was the middle of the night and they stealthily made their way into the home of the Shadilyas. Everyone was fast asleep and they made their way to the place where the residents were sleeping and attacked the unsuspecting residents with an iron rod.

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The Little Falabella

“A wee Falabella from Gloucester,
Frightened her folks when they lost her,
From the fridge came a sound,
And the poor lass was found,
But it took a long time to defrost her!”

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Mockingbird by Kathryn Erskin

Mockingbird is one of those books—the kind that grabs you and won’t let go. Ten-year-old Caitlin Smith, the main character, is trying to navigate the world while dealing with Asperger syndrome (a disorder that is characterized by significant difficulties in interacting with people).

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Marc Ribeiro the Right Strokes

Maria Fernandes
“Your time will come”, my father said every time I wanted to enter the pool and swim,” says Marc Ribeiro laughing. Entering the pool and learning to swim had always been Marc’s dream.

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Traffic Trouble

‘Goa is getting sooooooo crowded’, is something we hear all the time. This beautiful state of ours is becoming home to many all over the country and even to foreigners.

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Friendship’s Highway

Walking in the heat its one thirty,
We are all thirsty,weary and sweaty
Singing love songs walking all the way,
We never knew it would be one thirty of the day.....

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