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Saturday, October 05, 2002
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The magic of a book
A book is a guide, and one such is the Mahatma's Sathiya Sodhanai.
Long before the Chipko movement gained international repute, the tribals in the Raigad district have been preserving trees.
Call of the wild
Even a short visit to the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary favours one with sightings of sambar, elephants, Nilgiri langurs and a variety of birds.
Living in solitary splendour, the Egyptians regarded these noble birds as the son or brother of Isis and Osiris.
Caterpillars are a farmer's greatest enemy. They are voracious feeders, defoliate crops and destroy vegetation. But this is just a nascent stage before they are transformed into beautiful butterflies and fly away.
Born to be free
With its depleting forest reserve, the Nilgiri Tahr finds it more and more difficult to find a safe abode.
Lessons in stone
Part II Soon, the king's soldiers came looking for the precious stones... Read on.
The cluster level Social Science Exhibition was organised at K.V., Gill Nagar, Chennai by the Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan on August 8. Several Kendriya Vidyalayas participated. Shri B.R. Kumar, Deputy Director General, Doordharshan/AIR was the ...
Sea of adventure
The Kon Tiki Expedition shows you a sea full of life. Monster sharks, blue whales, giant turtles, keep you company.
Battle of wits
The Young World quiz at Thiruvananthapuram and Kochi last week saw a record number of teams participating. Enthusiasm was the order of the day.
Great Moment in Science
Men come and go, days come and go, time flies... but there are moments, there are times, when the world stands still awed by a new discovery or invention in Science. Something that benefits mankind. These are undoubtedly Great Moment in ...
An epic unfolds
"I wish I had known him as a friend" says Rama of Kumbhakarn. Cartoon Networks "Ramayan" brings home the eternal themes of love, friendship, courage and devotion.
The mayflower tree was in full bloom and the yellow and gold carpet was a magnificent sight.
Sea shells, sea shells
The Department of Posts issued a set of four stamps on December 30, 1998, on the sea shells of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. One of the features the Rock Shell (Chicoreus brunneus). This dark gray-brown shell is sculptured with spines. ...
General Science Crossword 009
Across: 1. Volatile substance used for crowd control (4,3); 5. Type of read-only memory (5); 8. Plant adapted to living in arid conditions (9); 9. Gear-tooth (3); 10. Number of sides an octagon has (5); 12. Acid volcanic glass (7); 13. Any ...
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