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In the garden city

The exams had finally ended and the holidays had begun. My parents decided to take us to Bangalore, the Garden City of India, for holidays. I was very excited and was counting the days to our departure.

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Trust Your Intuitions

The CEO of Apple Inc., Timothy D. Cook, took over the post from Steve Jobs when the latter stepped down on August 24,2011. Cook was born in the town of Robertsdale, Alabama, on November1, 1960.

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Happenings

Create your own Nature Scrapbook with Leslie Lakhia, Coordinator of Mango Tree after-school art programme for children.

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Website of the Week: pbskids.org

This is a fun and interactive site where one can play educational games, watch shows and undertake colouring, music, etc. All games are accessible by signing up, visiting as a guest, or by registration.

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The Hound of the Baskervilles

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s classic tale featuring the famous detective Sherlock Holmes and his erstwhile side-kick Dr Watson is an unforgettable and haunting tale that will have the reader on the edge of their seat until the discovery of the truth.  

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Money matters; what is equity?

WHEN a company is formed, its owners put in money to finance it. The company may also borrow money from others for this purpose. These amounts represent ‘liabilities’.

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Antara Bhide: A poet in the making

by Maria fernandes
What a violin is to music, Sanskrit is to languages. In fact, Sanskrit is one of the oldest languages in the world and is considered as ‘Mother of all Languages’.

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Cormorant Fishing

BY planet j team
Cormorants love fish. But what is cormorant fishing? You might wonder. It is a traditional Japanese river fishing method in which trained cormorants are used to catch fresh water fishes. The method has been practiced for nearly 1300 years.

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Valley of Flowers

According to legend, when the Pandavas were on their way to Swargarohan where they were to take samadhi, Draupadi saw an exquisite flower floating in a river. She asked Bhima to find out where it had come from.

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