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Saturday, April 20, 2002
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Chugging into the past
Silent steam monsters
Have you heard of a sheep van? And what about the Patiala mono-rail that was originally drawn by mules? These historic exhibits and more are on display at the Rail Museum Delhi.
The Soor Sarovar wetland near Delhi is a haven for birds. The natural beauty of the place inspired Soordas to compose a fine piece of devotional poetry.
Find the apt word
Thesoros in Greek means treasure. And that's exactly what the Thesaurus is... a word treasure!
To the grindstone
While studying for the medical entrance exam most students spend more time on Chemistry and Biology. The end result is that most of them get the same marks. Concentrate on Physics also to improve your chances.
For our own sake
Beginning an occasional column on art appreciation. What's it all about?
Are you a true vegetarian?
Vegetarianism means more than merely "not eating meat". Some vegetarians wear products made of leather. India is the largest producer of leather in the world. The assumption is that since the animal was killed for its meat, there is no harm ...
Beauty and colour
Hungary released a set of four stamps on peacocks. The peacocks in India and Malaysia are large green and blue birds (Pavo cristata). In the Congo, the bird is glossy black (Afropavo congensis) with a white tuft in its crown. The ...
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