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What you should do Next Year

From the Dalai Lama
When you leave your room, switch off the light. Recycle garbage—this one is easy! The most important thing is that these simple practices become a big part of your daily life.

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Brendan Peroz: Mission possible

Maria Fernandes
“Bom dia,” says Brendan Peroz with a warm smile on his dimpled face as he greets me. My first impression of this 15-year-old bespectacled gentleman, as he greets me in Portuguese, is that he is confident, serious and intelligent.

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Dazzling DUBAI

Summer time once again!!!! And what better thing to do than to go for a holiday! And that’s just what we did a few days later; off we went to Dubai. When we landed at the airport, we were star-struck.

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Spider girls

Ganga and Jamuna Mondal are twins but with a difference. They were born Ayara and Jayara Ratun in Basirhat, West Bengal in 1969 or 1970, but changed their names when they entered show business at an early age.

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Who was Anne Frank?

Over one million children under the age of sixteen died in World War II, not because of the bombs but because they did not fit in Hitler’s image of the ‘perfect’ German.

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Authentic Voice for Children and Young Adults

‘Authentic Voice for Children and Young Adults’, a creative writing workshop was organized by The Navhind Times-Planet J on November 26, 2011, at Dempo House. Conducted by Margaret Mascarenhas, a consulting editor, art writer, independent curator, columnist and novelist, the workshop had as participants 24 children in the age group of 12-15 from different schools across the state.

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Red hot chilly peppers

Anandita Dutta, is an Assamese woman from Titabor Town in Jorhat district of Assam. She is known for eating and rubbing Bhut Jolokia peppers on her bare eyes.

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