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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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Dead Sea Scrolls

The Dead Sea Scrolls are the oldest known manuscripts of any books of the Bible. Some of the scrolls may be more than 2000 years old. They were discovered in the mid 1900s in caves near the north-western shore of the Dead Sea in Palestine and Israel.

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First Woman Nobel Prize Winner

Marie Curie became the first woman Nobel laureate when she, her husband and a colleague were jointly awarded the prize for physics in 1903 for their work on radioactivity.

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Withering Tights

by Louise Rennison
I have always loved reading comedy. And if it’s the winner of the Roald Dahl funny prize, then it most definitely is a must read for comedy fans.
Tallulah Casey is a bubbly fourteen year old, with long legs and a flair for acting.

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Sports Day held at Don Bosco School Panaji

Don Bosco High School, organised their Annual Sports Day on February 2, 2012. The Sports Day encourages development of the spirit of true sportsmanship, partaking in the games without being attached to results.

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Orange vomit

Babies of a bird species called the Eurasian roller, vomit a foul-smelling orange liquid as a defence mechanism against predators, biologists have discovered. Offspring of the bright-blue jackdaw-sized bird -- Latin name Coracias garrulus -- throw up the repugnant fluid when they are frightened in their nests.

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Tyla Coutinho Against All Odds

Maria Fernandes
At the National Level Games for all disabilities held at Chennai, by Special Olympics Bharat from February 17 to 22, 2012, Tyla Coutinho, a standard IX student of Vidya Vikas Academy, Margao, bagged two gold medals in badminton. She achieved this feat in the singles and mixed doubles category.

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