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The Good Tempered Man

Wang lived in a small town in China. He was a rich man, but he hated spending money, at least, his money. So when he dined in his own house he ate a piece of rye bread and drank a cup of water but when he was called to dine at a friend’s house, he wanted to be served the best of wines and the choicest of fruits.

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September 2018

A Riot Of Colours

The stately palm tree, the State tree of Tamil Nadu, is quite familiar to us. It is definitely not colourful; just a tall tree with a head of fan-shaped leaves. It is amazing that from such a drab tree, some of the most colourful and intricately designed utility items are made!

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September 2018

Gokulam Times

Cash eating mice! Cash worth around Rs.12 lakh had been chewed away by mice from inside an ATM in Assam.

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August 2018

Dolls Of Japan

In Japan, dolls reflect the customs of Japan, possess distinctive regional attributes and also showcase traditional Japanese artistic excellence.

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August 2018

Habitat In Mars!

Hobbies are a must especially for children.

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August 2018

Dancing In The Dark

‘It is twilight. A few bamboo poles have been erected and a thin screen stretched across.

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August 2018

Ball pen

It was a bright summer day.

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August 2018

Earthy Expressions

Folk art and tribal art are easily recognizable - bright colours, bold strokes, quaint ways of representing people and animals. Many actually tell a tale! India being a vast country and with so many agricultural communities and tribes living close to nature, many art forms have evolved. Many have all but disappeared. Fortunately, there is an interest in such traditional art forms and efforts are being made to revive some of them. In the next few months, we will embark on a journey learning more about some of such art forms.

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July 2018

Chariot Festival Of Jagannath

This year, the Rath Yatra Festival will be celebrated on Saturday, 14 July.

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July 2018

Bruno Bear And The Crabs

Bruno Bear lived in a forest. If there was one thing that Bruno loved, it was eating! Bruno loved to gobble food all the time!

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July 2018

Rafael Nadal The King Of Clay

‘’Losing is not my enemy... fear of losing is my enemy’’ - Rafael Nadal.

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July 2018

Snippets

American astronaut Alan Shepard was the first American to travel into space and the first to hit golf balls on the moon’s surface as well.

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June 2018

Midsummer Rejoicing

When June arrives, can the rains be far behind?

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June 2018

My Lunch Box

I love lunch boxes.

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June 2018

Life's Imponderables!

Life's Imponderables!

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June 2018

Mesmerising Mythology Atmalinga

Gokarna is a small town in western Karnataka, famous for its mytho-logical significance. Here is the story of Ravana and the Atmalinga.

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June 2018

The First Cell Phone!

Fifty years ago it was not easy to get a telephone connection.

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June 2018

Food For Health! Understanding Food

We have to relate to our food; understand our food for the sake of our own health.

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June 2018

The Science Lesson

It was a beautiful Monday morning. Parrots, perched on the huge neem tree inside the school premises, kept chirping.

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May 2018

Life's Imponderables!

Life's Imponderables!

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May 2018

Food For Health!

How To Grow Your Own Food?

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May 2018

Connections To The Past!

The celebration of festivals is an important part of our culture as it links us with our past, even if the reason for such celebration has changed over time.

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May 2018

Bank In India History Of Banking In India

Banking in India originated during the end of the 18th century. Among the first, was the Bank of Hindustan, established in 1770 and liquidated in 1829-32!

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May 2018

Mesmerising Mythology Tenali And Goddess Kali

Once there lived a little boy called Raman with his parents.

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May 2018

Party Palate Paneer Tikka

Party Palate Paneer Tikka

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May 2018

Vibrant Vishu

In a couple of weeks, we will be ushering in the New Year as per the solar calendar. It is variously called Vishu (Kerala), Puthandu (Tamil Nadu), Naba Barsha (Bengal), Vaishakha (Bihar), Baisakhi (Punjab-Haryana), Rongali Bihu (Assam) Bisu (Tulu) and so on.

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April 2018

Oscars

The 90th Academy Awards ceremony, honoring the best films of 2017, was held on March 4, 2018 at the Dolby Theatre (formerly known as Kodak Theatre) in Los Angeles, California, USA. The length of the red carpet at the Dolby Theatre is 152.4 metres (500 feet). A total of 3,072 Oscars have been awarded from the inception of the award through the 90th.

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April 2018

The First Indian Sound Film

Alam Ara was the first Indian talkie – that is, the first Indian sound film. Until the release of Alam Ara, only silent movies were being released in India. Alam Ara was released in 1931.

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April 2018

Food For Health! Growing Your Own Food

All you need is soil, sunlight and water!

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April 2018

Babasaheb

Affectionately known as ‘Babasaheb’, Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar was born on April 14, 1891.

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April 2018

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