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Saturday, July 13, 2002
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Seeing ideas around us
Telling a story... from the sky
"Earth from the air shop" in London, exhibits rare photographs of the planet...
Little homes in our cities
The robin nested in a clay pot in the living room. Could it be because there were no open spaces and trees to nest?
Keep in touch
Good friends are hard to come by. Good human beings even more so.
These peculiar fish resemble a tube or a pipe and are found in coastal estuarine waters. One species, Microphis brachyurus, is found in Alwaye, Kerala, and also in Sri Lanka. It has 41 to 46 bony rings along the length of the body. The ...
King of rock and roll
Born Elvis Aaron Presley, in Tupelo, Mississippi, U.S., he was to become the most popular American singer in the history of rock music. Controversy surrounded Presley's death. He was buried in Graceland, his home in Memphis. Since his death he ...
In the breeding season, peacocks and many other male birds don fine feathers to strut before their mates, who retain their normal, inconspicuous plumage. But there are striking exceptions, one of the most notable being that of the Pheasant-tailed ...
My parents promised me a visit to Kannyakumari during the summer. I went through my school-atlas to know the location of the place. Kannyakumari is the southern most tip of the Indian Peninsula. The Bay of Bengal lies to the east, the Indian ...
Night of terror
It was raining cats and dogs that night, to say nothing of the thunder and the strong wind. But the storm didn't bother me as I was busy with a book and a cup of steaming hot coffee. I was enjoying myself as my parents had gone out. ...
Good books, good friends
Books are always my first love. Whenever I get a book of my choice, I am thrilled. Different people pursue different hobbies. But some hobbies are expensive. Reading is not so. We can go to a library, borrow a book, read it and then exchange it ...
In our village, Kuttan, a drunkard used to spend his time in the toddy shop after his daily work. One night as he was returning home singing and shouting, he and saw something that shocked him. He was petrified. Fear crept into his heart. He ...
The very name cartoons lights up my face. Cartoons are popular among children. Cartoons are available as films, serials, video games and cartoons books. Cartoon can not only be seen as full-length films like Lion King, Micky and ...
Persevere to proceed
Ray of hope
Elegy for a tree
Being an Indian
P.K. NITHIN GAURAV
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