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WORLD OF SCIENCE
In the family
Marie Curie and her daughter Irene have made their mark as scientists.
The ancient town of Mahabalipuram was a flourishing seaport during the days of Periplus (1st century A.D.) and Ptolemy (140 A.D.).
Amazing construction skills
An obelisk is an offering in stone to the gods and goddesses.
Carnivores and marsupials
Bhutan issued a set of stamps portraying the white and black bear, red panda and the koala. The polar bear, also called the white bear, water bear, sea bear or ice bear, has been protected by an international agreement that allows hunting polar ...
I read with interest the article "Remembering our heroes" that appeared in the Coimbatore and Tiruchi editions of the YW. I learnt a lot about the memorials for soldiers. I recently visited the War Memorial at Wellington in the Nilgiris. ...
I was proud to learn that the Vellore mutiny was the forerunner of the revolt in 1857. Reading such articles creates in me a feeling of patriotism. J. Sivaguru,
XI B, Kalyanasundaram
H.S.S., Thanjavur Is there anything ...
The article "What a waste" gave us a lot of information about waste pickers and how they go about their work. We also learned how they effectively "Recycle-Reuse and Reduce" the waste and try to create a pollution free environment. Anushree ...
The story of the Tricolour that appeared in the YW dated August 11 failed to give the required information. The story begins with a question but never comes to the answer and in conclusion there is only a "hidden story" - ...
June or July
In the article "When Vellore made history" the date of the revolt was mentioned as June 10, 1806 while in the article "Revolt in the fort" that appeared on page 5, the date was mentioned as July 10, 1806. Which is the right date? R. ...
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