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Saturday, April 17, 2004
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Our troubling toilets and theirs!
With the world facing an acute shortage of water, we need to think up ways to preserve this precious resource.
No more magic
A story of children learning to live in a hostile world.
THE MACHINE GUNNERS
In the middle of World War II, Chas McGill desires to overthrow Boddser Brown and become the owner of the best collection of war souvenirs in Garmouth, England. This is a town that is shelled by German airplanes everyday, forcing its occupants ...
Mail Intelligent mice, evil rats, an ant network line, praying mantis flights, an evil roach squad and an amazing MOUSE ATTACK! It's all a wonderful, enjoyable adventure with thrills and suspense when you read Manjula Padma's Mouse Attack. And ...
LORD OF THE NUTCRACKER MEN
The war has begun. For Johnny, it's a whole new world. His father, whom he loves more than anyone else on earth, leaves for France to fight in the war. Johnny himself is sent to his aunt "Prickly" Ivy, to stay there till the war is over. Johnny's ...
While we admire the freedom of the birds, we want to take it away and possess them.
No cruising the skies
Large in size and fleet of foot, these birds do not take to the skies.
Plans galore this summer. Read about some of them. Once again we were overwhelmed by the response. But due to lack of space we have been able to publish only a few of your letters.
Trekking, running, walking in the mountains, by the river, this is where I plan to do during my vacation. When the school announced a trekking extravaganza in the scenic Himalayas, I asked my mother permission almost not expecting it. To my ...
Off to Shimla
Living just five km away from the sea coast it is very pleasant in April. However it is hot in May. I will go to Shimla and then to Delhi where we will see the Red Fort, the Supreme Court, the Qutb Minar, The House of Parliament and also the ...
Home sweet home
I am a hostelite and am desperately waiting to get home and eat some delicious food. I may even try to cook some new dishes. I will also have to take tuitions. I look forward to joining the summer camp in Lucknow. Shagun Baranwal,
IX B, Raj ...
Anytime tea time
I plan to go for morning walks with my friend in the nearby park. During the hot afternoons I will read, paint and play indoor games. I also plan to help around the house and learn to make tea for my mother as drinking tea is her favourite ...
Colours of life
I plan learn painting and playing the keyboard. I also wish to do something that would help the poor, collect donations from my parents, relatives and neighbours and donate them to a poor school in our town. Haritha Priya Darshini, ...
Going to Thrissur
My brother and I will be visiting our grandparents in Thrissur. We will join the summer camp at Jawahar Bala Bhavan. At the camp they will take us to the seaside, and may be also a sanctuary. Archana.S.Menon,
V, Kanikkamatha Convent Girls ...
Boat rides and cricket
I will spend the first part of my vacation with my maternal grandparents. They have planned a trip to Bothethankettu dam and a boat ride to Thataikad bird sanctuary. I will also play cricket. Josy Mathew,
V, Irimpan house, Poovathussery, ...
On a jet plane
I enjoy flying from Port Blair to Chennai by Jet Airways. I will stay with my maternal grandparents in Chennai. From there we will travel to Kerala by train. Steve Thomas,
II, Port Blair, Andaman ...
Sea shells on the sea shore
We have planned a visit to the wonderful Alibaug beach. For a long time now I have been visiting beaches and collecting beautiful shells. Shipra Koyal,
VI, Parachute Regiment School, ...
Climb every mountain
I will learn swimming. And will also attend a summer camp where they will take us mountaineering and trekking. Sukriti Bansal,
VIII B, Carmel Convent School, Malcha Marg, Chanakyapuri, New ...
Music in the hills
Mukteswar is a hilly place and I can see the Himalayas from my house. I want to learn music this summer. I have also bought a lot of books to read. Chandan,
Std. I, Kendriya Vidyalaya, Mukteswar. ...
I plan to visit a slum near my house where I will teach the children and may be a few adults too. Sahil Kumar,
IX, Vishal Bharti Public School, Paschim Vihar, New ...
On a pilgrimage
As usual we will go on a pilgrimage to the Tirumala temple, abode of Lord Venkateswara Swami. We will visit Ooty. Shyama.A.S.,
IX - A, Kendriya Vidyalaya,Pattom ...
Stitch and cook
This summer we are going to visit Chennai, Kanyakumari and the Kovalam beach in Kerala. I am very excited.
I am going to Bareilly to meet my granny, my aunt and my cousin. My granny tells me a lot of stories. Kaif Siddiqui,
KG - A, Our Lady of Fatima H.S.S., Aligarh. ...
I am all set for a wild adventure. I will go camping in the forest with my uncle. It is going to be very exciting.
I'm off to Darjeeling and the snow-clad Himalayan ranges. Maybe I will get to visit Sikkim too.
VII, Johnson Grammar School, Hyderabad.
I will visit my grandma in Bangalore. I plan to drink a lot of cool drinks and watch cricket on TV.
III A, St. Michael's, Gingee.
Holidays have just begun and I'll be a free bird. I've joined a summer camp where they teach yoga, craft and slogams. I will also learn to swim. My cousins are visiting. We will go to theme parks. I've decided to spend the evenings with the ...
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