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Raman Provides Justice

Two men stood before Maryada Raman, the law-giver. One was a farmer, the other a village elder. The farmer said he had given the other man a diamond for safe-keeping and that he was now refusing to give it back.

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Mcvean Pereira: Jumping to glory

By Maria Fernandes
Mcvean Pereira, a 14-year old, standard IX student of Our Lady of Perpetual Succour School, Cortalim, has recently returned from the 24th West Zone Junior Athletics Championships, organized by the Maharashtra Athletics Association at Pune;

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From the Heart

All over the country September 5 was celebrated as Teacher’s day, and many of you I am sure took flowers, gifts and even hand-made cards for your teachers.

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The Right Move

The great Zen teacher, Benzei had many pupils. One day, one of them was caught stealing by his fellow-students and they reported him to Benzei. But he took no action against the boy.

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Dolls speak

Francoise Bosteels, is a Belgian-born doll maker who made India her home over 25 years ago. Francoise's dolls 'speak'. They speak of the beauty of life and its celebration, but also of the injustice, anger and frustration of those in despair.

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Is There Sound in Space?

THERE is no sound in space. Even the apparently ‘loud’ cosmic phenomena (such as star explosions and sun storms) cannot be heard in space. Sound is, in fact, the vibration of air particles; since space is devoid of these (as it is a near-perfect vacuum), sound cannot travel through space.

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Ritzela Diniz: Persistence Pays

By Maria Fernandes
Ritzela Diniz, a 17-year old, standard XI student of Our Lady of Rosary Higher Secondary School, Dona Paula, has been practicing karate and bagging medals since 2008. So what is different about her, you will ask? Well Ritzela’s story is not only different but also a lesson in patience and perseverance, and we all have something to learn from it.

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Mahabaleshwar, A Hilly Paradise

Oh, no, no. It’s not summer now. But whenever any school student hears this after a long time of studying and going through exam-stress all March, he or she will surely shout out “Summer vacations, here we come!”

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