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Power and magic
Calling Young Minds
This November join hands with the Young World and make Children's Day Special. Young World invites all kids below 15 years of age to write in in not more than 300 words on any of these topics: * What kids can ...
He had grown old and clumsy and forgetful. So tomorrow his children would take him to his new home Peace Haven.
On a southern trail
The most recent round of the Young World quiz was held in Madurai and Coimbatore. It was an exciting time for both the participants and the audience.
Stop the torture
Did you know that every day monkeys, dogs, rabbits, guinea pigs, white mice and horses are being used in laboratories across the world for experiments, testing and research? Animals are tortured in the name of research. Many of us cringe at ...
Meet Sangeetha Katti
Students of Auden School, Bangalore recently interviewed singer Sangeetha Katti. Excerpts ...
New on the racks
Apple Publishing, Chennai has come out with a whole new set of tales for children. Reasonably priced and well-produced books cover a wide range of interests for kids of different ages.
Black and white
On November 7, 2001, New Zealand released a set of six stamps featuring six species of penguin. The 40c stamp shows `Rockhoper' which is sometimes called the punkrockers of penguins for their spiky head plumage. The bird on the 80c stamp is a ...
Ants those supreme social beings, have many a trick up their sleeve. One such, discovered twenty years ago on the campus of the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore is the use of bird feathers to harvest water. The ant that has ...
Whenever you see gas balloons go up, what do you think of? Well, I always wonder where we would go if we were balloons. Would we go far away to some unknown destiny or would we work hard towards a carefully decided goal? Just as every person is ...
In Aurangabad, Maharashtra, lies a magnificent fort The Fort of Daulatabad. Built by the Yadavas, it was once captured by Alauddin Khilji. The defence system of the fort is incredible. Seven thick walls surround it and the fort rests ...
The moon is rising like a silver sphere. A flood of silver spreads over the valley. The scattered clouds look like torn paper on a film of water. When a cloud hides the moon, its halo has the look of "holiness." The calm lake bathed in silver ...
Pressed and squeezed tightly, bringing to a stand still the movement. The road was dusty, due to the increased traffic, the manoeuvring of the vehicle was more difficult and the sunlit road seemed murky due to the many lights. My pillion ...
On my way
Racing down the lane
Looking at innocence
Night time tales
Rule of the mouse
Success is sure
School of fantasy
JUDE MARY J J
MANO BHABA R C
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