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Birds to look ...
It is that time of the year when birds begin their travels. Around 300 species of birds migrate to India during winter. Their journeys are often fraught with danger... but well worth it!


Trading wildlife
Illegal trading of wildlife has drastically reduced the number of even the most protected animals.
Meet the birdman
Talking to Ranjit Lal, his interests in birds is obvious. His extensive notes inspired him to bring out a book for kids... that was not only interesting but different too.
View from the window
Not many consider bird watching a serious pass-time, especially when it is done from the window of a city home. But in his new book, Birds from my Window, Ranjit Lal proves how a little patience and interest can introduce one to the delightful ...
Rescuing the river dragon
Aditi and the gang are in London to save the Thames and the river dragon from pollution.
Pictures tell a story
Developments in colour printing have made possible a tremendous growth in books for pre-school children.
Remembering Lassie
Lassie's 400-mile lonely journey from the northern coast of Scotland to his friend Joe in Yorkshire, is one dog's story of love and devotion to his master.
Lost smile
It was a terrible thing to have happened to Romu. For, when he lost his smile, he lost his friends too. They thought he was always angry... Would he get his smile back?
Archer fish
This fish, Toxotes chatareus, is common in West Bengal in the brackish-water mangrove estuaries and in some rivers. It grows to about a foot in length and derives its name from its ability to knock down its prey with a jet of water. It ...
The song factory
Bringing the joy of songs to children. The Song Factory is a programme that churns out songs to make children happy. Based on various themes that include fun, morals and lots more, The Song Factory will really get your feet tapping... ...
Queen of the night
Two stamps in se-tenant pairs on Parijat were issued by the Department of Posts on March 8, 1997. The Rs. 5 features the tree and the Rs. 6, the flower. Known also as the "Tree Jasmine" and "Night Jasmine", it is regarded as a celestial flower ...
Spectrum of colour
Showers of colour speckled the cities of Madurai and Mangalore at The Hindu Young World painting competition.
Sense & Nonsense
Paper that's forever
Long before humans stepped on earth, our social forebearers, wasps and ants, bees and termites came up with many innovations that we are so proud of today. For millions of years, they have been constructing elaborate shelters, husbanding ...

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