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Saturday, December 14, 2002
I was ready to enjoy my summer holidays. I had planned to go to my grandparents house. The house is a big sprawling bungalow surrounded by a lot of plants and mango trees. One day, in the dead of the night, I was sitting in the study reading ...
A tribute to my teachers
As far as my memory goes... I arrived in Chennai on a Monday. I was just a girl of six coming from my native place, Kerala. I was completely new to the surroundings. It was a big shock for me when I came to know that I had to go to a new school ...
My vision of India
Along the roads of India, I can see many pairs of sweat-drenched hands begging for food. The area near the drainage pipes, public toilets, bridges, etc. are occupied. Uncombed hair, tattered clothes, unwashed body, is actually the condition of ...
Nowadays many road accidents occur in Chennai. Not a single day passes without newspaper reporting on some accident or other in the city roads. A large number of people die due to rash driving. People who escape death are seriously injured or ...
Wonderful world of books
People read different kinds of books and novels, which are adventurous, mysterious, amusing, scary or touching. The main idea of reading a book is that it keeps the mind occupied. General knowledge books improve our knowledge. Ancient stories ...
The ban on plastics came into effect on August 15, 2000. Among other things, the Rules ban virgin or recycled poly bags whose thickness is less than 20 microns. Most bags made from High Density Polyethylene (HDPE). These are ...
The pencil parable
Long long ago, the Pencil Maker spoke to the pencil. "There are five things you need to know before I send you out into the world. Always remember them and you will become the best pencil you can be." You will be able to do many great things, ...
Child labour: A slur on the nation
In any country, children between four and 15 years form the most inarticulate group. Their right is decided not by themselves but by their parents and the government. Children have the right to enjoy all the privileges of childhood ...
Schools with Quest this month
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