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Saturday, October 18, 2003
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Colours in the sky
Gunpowder plot that failed
In England, on November 5, 1605, there was a plot to blow up the English Parliament and King James I. This was because many Catholics felt that the King was unfair to their religion. At the time, there were two sects or groups of Christians ...
Festivals in India are symbolic of pomp and gaiety. Lavish arrangements and a wide array of sumptuous food mark an occasion. Fireworks are an essential part of most Indian festivals. Younger children must not be allowed to light the ...
Dramatic and imposing
The Baroque style of art resembled the classical paintings of Ancient Rome but laid more emphasis on colours and brushwork.
Quizzing we will go
How can you get an asteroid belt from old batteries? Easy. Rearrange the letters used in "old batteries"! This was one of the questions asked by quizmaster V.V. Ramanan at The Hindu-Young World Quiz 2003, at the Toc-H School auditorium, ...
Tale of two fish
Dive into a whole new world of computer-animated fun, fantasy and heartfelt emotion with "Finding Nemo" being released on October 24. The film, presented by Walt Disney Pictures, follows the comic and eventful journeys of two fish - the overly ...
Working together unselfishly, animals help one another in a display of camaraderie.
Clean up your world
Children across India can now join Safai Sainik, the mascot for Indian Centre for Plastics in the Environment (ICPE)'s national school programme "It's My World. Imaginations for a Cleaner Environment" to clean up their towns and cities. The ...
Follow your nose
Kadupapa or forest baby is, surely, a more affectionate moniker than the Indonesian name Loris, which means a clown. Like our close kin, the chimps and gorillas, and us, slender Lorises are almost tailless. But these small, slow moving ...
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