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What is a Nautical Mile?

THE nautical mile is a unit of distance, mainly used in air and sea travel. The unit of nautical mile is defined, based on the Earth’s circumference.

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To Dad with Love

Dear papa:
You are so humane, gentle, kind, humble, and sometimes a bit harsh. When I am sick you care for me and when I am scared you guide me with your courage. You are the only one who can understand my feelings and the only one whom I can trust. I love you papa.

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Cyrus Pereira In Perfect Harmony

By Maria Fernandes
15-year old Cyrus Pereira of Rosary School, Miramar, comes across as an extremely soft spoken lad however he has a list of achievements that speaks volumes. This boy-wonder is an ace at chess and has also done very well in the fields of music, quizzing and academics. Cyrus explains his passion for chess very simply, he states, “Chess is fun as it involves using the mind, something that I love doing.”

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In the garden city

The exams had finally ended and the holidays had begun. My parents decided to take us to Bangalore, the Garden City of India, for holidays. I was very excited and was counting the days to our departure.

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Trust Your Intuitions

The CEO of Apple Inc., Timothy D. Cook, took over the post from Steve Jobs when the latter stepped down on August 24,2011. Cook was born in the town of Robertsdale, Alabama, on November1, 1960.

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Happenings

Create your own Nature Scrapbook with Leslie Lakhia, Coordinator of Mango Tree after-school art programme for children.

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Website of the Week: pbskids.org

This is a fun and interactive site where one can play educational games, watch shows and undertake colouring, music, etc. All games are accessible by signing up, visiting as a guest, or by registration.

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The Hound of the Baskervilles

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s classic tale featuring the famous detective Sherlock Holmes and his erstwhile side-kick Dr Watson is an unforgettable and haunting tale that will have the reader on the edge of their seat until the discovery of the truth.  

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Money matters; what is equity?

WHEN a company is formed, its owners put in money to finance it. The company may also borrow money from others for this purpose. These amounts represent ‘liabilities’.

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Antara Bhide: A poet in the making

by Maria fernandes
What a violin is to music, Sanskrit is to languages. In fact, Sanskrit is one of the oldest languages in the world and is considered as ‘Mother of all Languages’.

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