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Day dreaming is good

Are you absent minded? Chances are you are more intelligent than others! Researchers have found that children   who have wandering minds actually have sharper brains.

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Money matters

THE Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) of India provides people with life insurance cover. It is a contract that gives a pre-determined amount to the person assured or his nominee. In case of an unforeseen event such as an illness the amount is paid to the applicant.

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A champ in the making

by Maria Fernandes
“I am going to try my level best to become No 1 this year,” says Abigail Cunha, a 9 year-old tennis player and a standard V student of Sharada Mandir School, Miramar, very honestly. In the year 2011-12 Abigail was ranked 2nd in Goa in the Under 10(Mini Cadets) category and 3rd in the Under 12 category.

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Planet J’s Heritage Tour of Panaji

Did you know that the present Main Post Office is located in a square known as the Tobacco Square and the arched house opposite the GPO called the ‘Casa Moeda’, was used by the Portuguese government to mint its currency for a short period from 1834 to 1841?

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Daredevil Driver

Fernando Alonso was born on July 29, 1981, in Oviedo, Spain. He started riding karts when he was three years old. From a junior regional champion, Alonso went a level up and won two different regional championships when he was just nine.

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Podcars in Amritsar

The Punjab government has begun work on the world’s largest urban Passenger Rapid Transport system in Amritsar. The system will feature ultra-pods, electric battery powered vehicles that can comfortably carry four passengers as well as their luggage.

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World’s Smallest Frog

Not very long back researchers found what they believed to be the world’s smallest vertebrate ever. This little creature was discovered when scientists took a few leaves from the forest floor in Papua New Guinea and tossed them in a bag.

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Arthitha Ravidran: Making the right moves

by Maria Fernandes
Smart, down-to-earth and with a sparkle in her eyes that lights up not only her face but everything around her, Arthitha Ravidran, a 14-year old, standard IX student of Kendriya Vidyalaya, Verem, is a pleasure to meet.

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Holidays are here

Exams are finally over and all of us can heave a sigh of relief. Even parents are feeling and looking relaxed along with their children. Of course the temperate is rising but it doesn’t matter much because the holidays are finally here!

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