I Am A Sunflower

I am a sunflower

Shefali was a sunflower. She was standing in a beautiful field full of big yellow flowers like her. Standing close…

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Five Little Friends Meet A Dragon Slayer

Five little friends meet a dragon slayer

Hello there, friends! We are going to go on a small journey to a charming little place called ‘Karina’. A…

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The Boxville Chronicles – Mr. Big Box Saves The Day

The boxville chronicles – Mr. Big Box saves the day

In a huge country called House, there was the small and colorful city of Boxville. Boxville was entirely made up…

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Anjali And The Fairy

Anjali and the Fairy

Anjali’s father is a farmer and has returned from the fields. Her mother has cooked some rice for them. Mother…

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Slaying The Demon

Slaying the demon

The aliens had just landed on planet Earth. From the universe, this blue planet seemed very inviting. As the heavy…

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The Witty Prince

The witty prince

Once upon a time, there was a kingdom called Pinyang. It was ruled by a brave king Shin-Li. The king…

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The Night Party

The night party

Sid hated the night as it made him feel lonely and gave him a fright. When he went to bed,…

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चिंटू की साइकिल

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The Closet

The closet

Vidisha was swinging in her garden and humming one of her favourite tunes. As she glanced at the porch of…

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The Night When Crayons Came To Life (part 1)

The night when crayons came to life (part 1)

As the school bell rang, all the students exclaimed with joy. Sadhna Madam, the drawing teacher in grade 4, squeezed…

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Slaying The Dragon (non-fiction)

Slaying the dragon (non-fiction)

The very mention of the word “Dragons” evokes both horror and comedy in one’s mind simultaneously with the image of…

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The Redemption

The redemption

“Physics?” “Well, Mom, the last lecture is of Physics. So, I need to carry that textbook.” I said to my…

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Arun – The Average Student

Arun – the average student

Arun packed his school bag for the last time. The study leave for the 10th standard public examinations would be…

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Sonu Learns Time Management

Sonu learns time management

It was 6:30 a.m. Sonu was absolutely thrilled to meet his counterpart on planet Creeta, in the neighbouring solar system.…

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The Spooky House

The spooky house

Anish, Rohan and Lakshya were looking forward to their autumn break in October. These holidays were always fun. The weather…

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Penny’s Antics

Penny’s antics

“Oh, My!” shrieked Mama Oberoi. She was getting ready to go out for her weekly marketing chores when she discovered…

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The Boxville Chronicles – Teaching By Example

The Boxville chronicles – Teaching by example

Mrs. Folder, the wise teacher in Boxville gives the little cartons exercises to teach them about caring, sharing and getting…

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Rising Above

Rising above

It was 11:00 am. Rameez was just about to leave for his short recess when he heard a voice summon…

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Poltu Piglet’s Rumbling Stomach – Leading A Healthy Life

Poltu Piglet’s Rumbling Stomach – leading a healthy life

Poltu piglet was lazy and he loved to eat. Soon he realised that needed to lead a healthy life. Poltu…

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The Magic Bag

The magic bag

Ravi walked home from school with tears rolling down his face. Rajesh and his friends had teased him again because…

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Parks And The Parkers

Parks and the parkers

The equation is  both  as simple and  as  complex as “who came first”- the parks or the parkers.  Whosoever did,…

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Try Till You Succeed

Try till you succeed

Even famous people such as Amitabh Bachchan and Walk Disney have been rejected. Remember to try till you succeed. It…

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Happiness Is Being Yourself

Happiness is being yourself

Tubby the baby elephant wants to go on a diet to reduce weight. Taking help from Chimpoo and Gabby, he…

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Disappointment Leads To Friendship

Disappointment leads to friendship

Keshav and his family have moved to a new town. Read this story of how he turns Salil’s bullying into…

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How Originality Prevents Disappointment

How originality prevents disappointment

Sakshi and Sahiti are good friends. Sakshi, however, wants to outdo Sahiti in something that the Sahiti is very good…

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The Topper

The topper

Rajat faces failure on his first attempt in an entrance exam. The next year, he gets a lot of guidance…

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Friends Always Understand

Friends always understand

Mummy sparrow teaches young Chidiya sparrow why friends always understand. Chidiya Sparrow came home from her Flying School terribly upset.…

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The Party That Wasn’t

The party that wasn’t

Rahil’s parents had to tend to an emergency in the family and left the house in his care. Will Rahil…

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The Curse Of The Rain

The curse of the rain

“Why do you hate the rain so much? It is not good,” said Ananya. “Look outside your window and see…

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Gullu Goes Shopping

Gullu goes shopping

The new academic year is about to begin and Neel is going to the next class. Mom and Neel are…

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Don’t Be Afraid Of Mathematics

Don’t be afraid of Mathematics

Rachit was very nervous. It was his Mathematics exam the next day and somehow this year he found the subject…

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Mini Switzerland To Switzerland

Mini Switzerland to Switzerland

Soma and Seema were about to embark on a memorable holiday to mini Switzerland when their father has some bad…

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Aahana’s Corner In Heaven – Part 3

Aahana’s corner in heaven – part 3

Aahana and her family travel to the north east of India and discover heaven on Earth. Join the family on…

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There Is A Victory In Every Loss

There is a victory in every loss

Radha desperately wants to join the school choir. Inspite of failing in the auditions, she learns an important lesson of…

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Acting Against Disappointment

Acting against disappointment

Read the heart warming tale of how Vikas gets over his disappointment to become a star performer. Vikas and Kunal…

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Story Of The KFC Man

Story of the KFC man

Ever heard of KFC? We bring you the story of Colonel Harland Sanders the founder of KFC and how he…

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Always Remain Positive

Always remain positive

Through this story about Sanjay, we learn why it is important to always remain positive and how to deal with…

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The Botanist Birbal – Part 2

The botanist Birbal – part 2

The wise chief minister of Akbar’s court, Birbal teaches us about botany. In this part, Birbal teaches us another method…

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The Botanist Birbal – Part 1

The botanist Birbal – part 1

The wise chief minister of Akbar’s court, Birbal teaches us about botany. In this part, Birbal teaches us how to…

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Baba Pasha – The Preaching Dog

Baba Pasha – the preaching dog

Pasha my energetic Labrador gets into the wrong company. Read the story of how I deal with his incessant preaching.…

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The Importance Of Humour In Life

The importance of humour in life

Saswati, the class topper wants to do better than ever. On a constant journey of perfection, she realises the importance…

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Holiday With A Difference

Holiday with a difference

Getting bored at home, Veer decides to visit his grandparents. Little did he know that this would turn into a…

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The Ball That Would Not Stop Bouncing

The ball that would not stop bouncing

On a visit to a toy shop, Suraj picks up a new red ball. What will happen when he will…

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Aahana’s Corner In Heaven – Part 2

Aahana’s corner in heaven – part 2

Aahana and her family travel to the north east of India and discover heaven on Earth. Join the family on…

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The Alien Attack

The alien attack

Anirudh, a boy your age is scared of the odd noise coming from the kitchen. Is it really an alien…

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Hair Raising Trouble

Hair raising trouble

Virika wants to be just like her Rockstar idol, including matching her hair. Taking things into her own hands, Virika…

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The Boxville Chronicles – The Kind Cure

The Boxville Chronicles – The kind cure

Boxville was under a dark spell. The era of globalization had spread its ruinous tentacles all over town. Everybody was…

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Coping With The Sizzling Summers

Coping with the sizzling summers

During the summers, when the temperature is at the highest, Seema and her family look for an escape. The last…

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Tanvi’s Loving Friends Teach Us About Sharing

Tanvi’s loving friends teach us about sharing

Tanvi is in class 2. One day she in not able to bring her tiffin. Her friends teach us about…

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The Day Dadaji Saw A Ghost

The day Dadaji saw a ghost

In one of Dadaji’s many stories, he says he actually saw a ghost. Would you believe him? Read his story…

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Bunty Is Not Funny After All

Bunty is not funny after all

Have you ever listened to your parent and still gotten into trouble? Read this story of Bunty, who is not…

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Anwesha Learns About True Sense Of Humour

Anwesha learns about true sense of humour

A Diwali mela is a collection of shops and wonderful places to eat. On a visit to one such mela,…

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The Human Touch – III

The human touch – III

Ever wondered how a tree feels? The human touch is an environmental article written from the perspective of a jamun…

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Wandering Tales

Wandering tales

I love travelling… It is more like wandering as I tend to visit places on a whim and without any…

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Coloured In India’s Culture

Coloured in India’s culture

Ford Chan learnt many things about India’s culture on his holiday. Ford Chan had just landed in India with his…

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Heritage Walk – Keep Your City Clean

Heritage walk – keep your city clean

Valley Public School has organised a heritage walk in Delhi for the students. What the children see there shocks them into…

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Journey Across India To The Last Town (Part I)

Journey across India to the Last Town (Part I)

A father and son journey across India to make Diwali joyful for the children in the last town of India.…

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Dull Vacation

Dull vacation

Romit and Surbhi were upset when their summer vacations began. Their parents had decided to take them to their native…

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Journey Across India To The Last Town (Part II)

Journey across India to the Last Town (Part II)

Navratna and Sitaraji’s journey across India continues to deliver Diwali firecrackers to the children in the village. 13th October, Day…

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A Star Named ‘Tiffany Maria Brar’

A star named ‘Tiffany Maria Brar’

Tiffany Maria Brar faced many obstacles to learning because she was visually impaired. She resolved that others should not face…

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Challenges Can Be Fun – Story Of A Good Student

Challenges can be fun – story of a good student

Chintu was a poor orphan, but a good student. One dreary winter, he studies hard for a private school admission…

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Silent Heroes

Silent heroes

Raj, Puja and Vikram were the silent heroes who helped the police to nab criminals who were targeting a minister.…

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When A Young Star Met The Moon

When a young star met the moon

When a young star met the moon, he mistrusted it because the moon was different and alone. It was a…

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Hakim’s Brave Act

Hakim’s brave act

Hakim’s father Iqbal is on a rescue mission. In this story of a brave act, Hakim proves that size does…

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The Forest Man

The forest man

This is the story of the ‘forest man’ and his determination to save the environment around him. Many years back…

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An Act Of Bravery

An act of bravery

Read about an act of bravery that took place in Timber Trail, a mountain resort. A modern day hero is…

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Suchi Faces Her Fear

Suchi faces her fear

Suchi is afraid of heights. In this story, she shows her bravery and conquers her fear of heights as she…

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Go Green

Go green

This article will inspire you to go green, with various tips. Ever since life came into being, man has been…

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Stop That Noise Pollution

Stop that noise pollution

Class nine of Summerhill High School get together to raise awareness about the noise pollution plaguing our surroundings. There was…

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Talking Tony’s Clean Habits

Talking Tony’s clean habits

Akshat’s Jimmy uncle taught him clean habits in the most unique and entertaining manner! “Your Jimmy Uncle is coming to…

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The Rainy Season Is Here

The rainy season is here

Preeti learns to enjoy the rainy season on her daily walk to school. There are dark clouds in the sky.…

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Rajiv’s First Aid For Fainting

Rajiv’s first aid for fainting

Rajiv’s first aid for fainting helps his mother to recover quickly. It was Sunday morning and Rajiv woke up with…

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The Little Bird Man

The little bird man

Prabal’s interest in birds put him on the path to be the next bird man of India. Prabal sat in…

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Adventures Of Aquina In The Water Cycle – The Heavy Water

Adventures of Aquina in the Water Cycle – The Heavy Water

In Aquina’s journey through the water cycle, he learns about heavy water. “Hey, here you are. I've been looking for…

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Herr Handwriting – Learn About Graphologists

Herr handwriting – learn about graphologists

Ever heard of graphologists? Read this article to learn about the amazing world of handwriting. “Hey Anju!  Have you seen…

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Nurturing Nature

Nurturing nature

The class has been given an assignment to grow a plant at home and take care of it. Find out…

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Unsung Song

Unsung song

Geet wants to be a part of her school fair by singing a song. However, her talents lay elsewhere. This…

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Nature’s Artefacts

Nature’s artefacts

Wandering in the city I was looking for something unique to write about and destiny took me to a neighbourhood…

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Mini’s New Friend

Mini’s new friend

Mini’s new friend was different. So Mini decided to be like her new friend. “Look! We have new neighbours!” Mini’s…

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Journey Into The Future

Journey into the future

Wobbly, the witch, makes a journey into the future, where she sees technology replacing magic. The Magic Conclave was about…

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Away From Home

Away from home

Rohan learns about another culture when he lives away from home. Rohan rushed home after school. He shouted, "Mom! Mom!…

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Know Your Universe – The Rock

Know your universe – The Rock

How well do you know your universe and it’s planets? Read this interesting story. When the tiny rock opened its…

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Going To A New School

Going to a new school

Anu is going to a new school. How does she feel? “Congrats, Anu Beta!” Dad was beaming with pride. “Hi…

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Adventures Of Aquina In The Water Cycle – Raining Acid

Adventures of Aquina in the Water Cycle – Raining Acid

Aquina’s life in the water cycle teaches him about hard and soft water. Aquina was a water droplet and he…

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How The Hedgehog Got Its Spines

How the Hedgehog got its spines

Do you know how the Hedgehog got its spines? Read this interesting story. Rajaji National Park on the outskirts of…

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Mishka’s Travel To China

Mishka’s Travel to China

Mishka’s travel to China teaches her about a new culture. Mishka Mouse, who lived a peaceful and lazy life in…

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A New Environment

A new environment

Mala writes to her friend from the UK about settling into her new environment. My Dear Seema, I am so…

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Earth Day

Earth Day

On Earth day, think about our impact on the environment. “We have forgotten how to be good guests, how to…

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32 Stories Of The Throne – The Story Of Statue Taramati

32 Stories of the Throne – The Story of Statue Taramati

In the next story of 32 stories of the throne, Taramati talks about King Vikramaditya’s hospitality. On the seventeenth day,…

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Learning Self Defence

Learning self defence

Reena was keen to learn self defence and gain confidence in her own abilities. Martial arts and self-defence are widely…

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Adventures Of Aquina In The Water Cycle – Sink Or Swim

Adventures of Aquina in the Water Cycle – Sink or Swim

In the next journey of Aquina in the water cycle, he learns about buoyancy and cohesive forces. The water droplet…

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Saving Lives – Animal Safety

Saving lives – animal safety

Saira and her friends start a campaign for animal safety in their town. Saira lived in a sleepy little town…

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Safety Tips For Online Friendships

Safety Tips for Online Friendships

Arunima learns that one must follow certain safety tips for online friendships. It was Friday evening and Arunima was extremely…

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Better Safe Than Sorry

Better Safe Than Sorry

When Neha forgets her umbrella and catches a cold, she realises that it is better to be safe than sorry.…

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Drive Safely

Drive safely

Always drive safely. Learn from Rohan and his friends who were irresponsible. It was 9:00 p.m. Rohan and his friends…

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Safety Tips For Nalini Staying Alone

Safety Tips for Nalini Staying Alone

Nalini is staying alone as her mother is on a 3-day business trip. How does she stay safe? “Hi, Nalini…

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Keeping Things Safely – Safety At Home

Keeping Things Safely – Safety At Home

Grandma keeps losing her keys. Her grandchildren help her implement safety at home against the loss of the keys. Grandma…

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Tales From Khushpur: After The Excitement Of Coronation

Tales from Khushpur: After the Excitement of Coronation

Last month we read about Mahi’s coronation after she won the archery competition. Now we read what happens next in…

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Honesty’s Shiny Package

Honesty’s shiny package

Abhi was lured by a shiny package to lie to his friend. But the value he learnt, pulled him back…

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Safety First – Road Safety

Safety First – Road Safety

Saurav learns road safety from his mistake. Saurav was a boy your age. He was a happy-go-lucky child who did…

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32 Stories Of The Throne – The Story Of Statue Satyawati

32 stories of the Throne – The story of Statue Satyawati

In this chapter of 32 stories of the throne, King Vikramaditya proves to be a generous king. Once again king…

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Rules Are Good

Rules are good

Bobby goes on a class trip and learns that rules are good to follow as they keep us safe. Bobby…

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All About The Lunar Eclipse

All about the lunar eclipse

Do you know all there is to know about a lunar eclipse? Read this article and get to know the…

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Dieting Vs Eating Right

Dieting Vs Eating Right

Learn the importance of eating right vs crash dieting. Our modern world is obsessed with the word “dieting”. This seems…

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Mom Is Not A Chef: A Homemaker’s Story

Mom is not a Chef: a Homemaker’s Story

The author’s father stresses the importance of treating their mother’s cooking with respect, given her workload as a homemaker. It…

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The Hare And Tortoise

The Hare and Tortoise

In this retelling of the popular Hare and tortoise story, the animals travel through time. A night prior to the…

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Keeping The House Clean Is Everybody’s Business – Being A Family

Keeping the house clean is everybody’s business – being a family

Being a family means much more than just living together. It also means sharing responsibilities and chores around the house.…

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A Night At The North Sentinel Islands

A Night at the North Sentinel Islands

A mysterious expedition to the North Sentinel islands in Andaman leads to unexpected results. Four well-dressed men of which one…

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Adventures Of Aquina In The Water Cycle – The Mighty Mixer

Adventures of Aquina in the water cycle – The Mighty Mixer

In the next stage of the water cycle, Aquina learns what can be mixed with water and what cannot. Aquina,…

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Money Matters – How Money Is Made

Money matters – how money is made

Punit explains to Sumit how money is made. “Hey, Sumit! What are you doing?” Punit asked his younger brother. “I’m…

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32 Stories Of The Throne – The Story Of Statue Madanvati

32 stories of the Throne – The Story of Statue Madanvati

In the next edition of 32 stories of the throne, statue Madanvati recounts the story of Vikramaditya’s sacrifice and courage.…

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Dreaming Of A Nightmare

Dreaming of a nightmare

Zeeshan loves his bedtime stories. But on this occasion the bedtime story feels too real. Is it a nightmare or…

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Back To Basics

Back to basics

Akash and his family are on a road trip to their ancestral village. In his own way, Akash realises the…

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The Table Song: A Fun Way To Learn Maths

The table song: a fun way to learn Maths

Anurag learns the multiplication table of 2 and is happy with the fun way to learn Maths. He does need…

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The Things You Own, End Up Owning You: Story Of Generation Gaps

The things you own, end up owning you: story of generation gaps

A story of generation gaps that explores how the things that you own end up owning you. Who is right,…

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Bridging The Generation Gap: Story Of A Geography Project

Bridging the generation gap: story of a geography project

Rohan does not want his Dadu's help. Read this story of a geography project and how Rohan learns the truth.…

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Krish And Granna: A Story About Generation Gaps

Krish and Granna: a story about generation gaps

In this story about generation gaps, Krish visits his grandma in town. During that visit, both Krish and Grandma learn…

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Through Thick And Thin: Parth And Krishna Learn An Important Lesson

Through thick and thin: Parth and Krishna learn an important lesson

Two mischievous friends enjoy troubling people around them. However, in this story, they learn an important lesson. Parth and Krishna…

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Munmun Batak And Billi Twins: How To Solve A Fight

Munmun Batak and Billi twins: how to solve a fight

Munmun Batak the wise duck in Kalpanaland thought of a clever way for how to solve a fight between two twin…

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32 Stories Of The Throne – The Story Of Statue Kirtimati

32 stories of the throne – the story of statue Kirtimati

The thirteenth day: In this part of the series 32 stories of the throne, King Bhoj is told a story…

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A Strange Incident At The Airport

A strange incident at the airport

Ravi is a busy boy and on the lookout for a story for the school magazine. Read this story of…

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The Dog And The Missing Vegetables

The dog and the missing vegetables

Pepper is a cute cocker spaniel. Read this story about the dog and the missing vegetables and see how Pepper…

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The Mystery Of The Red Throne

The mystery of the red throne

Anita, Nita and I are three friends. One day, while playing in the garden we come across an odd setting.…

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Poppy And The Mystery Of The Missing Bone

Poppy and the mystery of the missing bone

Sniff, the little puppy is crying because he cannot find his bone. Come join Poppy as she solves the mystery…

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The Dangerous Mobile Game

The dangerous mobile game

Ritvik has been recently gifted a mobile phone by his parents. All was well, until he downloaded a mobile game…

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Me, Myself And The Mahabharat

Me, myself and the Mahabharat

B.R. Chopra’s Mahabharat made a deep impact on my mind while growing up. At that time, I could relate the…

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Adventures Of Aquina In The Water Cycle – Mystery Of Mist

Adventures of Aquina in the water cycle – Mystery of mist

In the next adventure of Aquina’s water cycle, he learns about the different forms that water can take, including mist,…

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Munmun Batak And Kinchu Kakar: Does Size Matter?

Munmun Batak and Kinchu Kakar: does size matter?

Munmun Batak the wise duck in Kalpanaland thought of a practical way to answer the question does size matter. One upon…

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Tales From Khushpur: Story Of The Archery Competition (part 1)

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Augustya and Mahi are the children of the King and Queen of Khushpur. In the first part of the story of the…

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The Mystery Of The Northern And Southern Lights

The Mystery of the Northern and Southern Lights

There are some natural phenomenons that have aroused the curiosity of humans for centuries. A lot of them remained shrouded…

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The Lost Treasure

The lost treasure

Bella, Juhi and Nishi are preparing to go for a fancy dress party. They get some help from a lost…

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Little Wooden Trunk

Little wooden trunk

Sasha's parents had a little wooden trunk in their room. She was never allowed to open the trunk, but can…

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The Trees That Tell Tales

The trees that tell tales

Like humans, trees also have stories to tell us. In this article, the author has captured certain trees that tell…

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Who Is Intelligent And Who Is Not

Who is intelligent and who is not

Sunil was trying to pronounce the word “Chapter” correctly. The ninth standard student said, “saapter” once more! This time, Rupa…

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Oceanographers: Looking Beyond What Lies On The Surface

Oceanographers: looking beyond what lies on the surface

I read a beautiful book a long time back, “The Catcher in the Rye”. In the book when someone asks…

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The speedy eater

Arti and Sandhya were great friends. They did so many things together. They laughed over silly matters, had petty fights,…

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You Can Be Anything

You can be anything

It was 8.30 in the morning. Sia was in a jovial mood, getting ready for school. As she started on…

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Home Maker

Home maker

“Ranjana, I hope you are ready with all your preparations. The guests will be arriving in about twenty minutes. I…

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The Dream Analyzer

The Dream Analyzer

The fall - I I couldn’t hear anything and couldn’t think anything. As a matter of fact, I couldn’t hear…

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Sports legends are made of these

Major Dhyan Chand Singh: India's hockey wizard, Major Dhyan Chand Singh was born on 29th August 1905 in Allahabad in…

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The Lucky Trio

The lucky trio

Located on the central verge of a busy underpass at an important location in a busy metropolis we always wondered…

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Vedant Tidies Up

Vedant tidies up

Vedant loved playing with his toys. Every day when he came back from school he would change his clothes and…

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Our School Fest

Our school fest

Since we were finally in our last year of school, we decided to approach our Principal and ask her to…

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Through A Father’s Eyes

Through a father’s eyes

I heard this story from my best friend in school and it has always kept me focussed and inspired. This…

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Are Sports A Good Career Choice

Are sports a good career choice

“Congratulations, Anita!” Lavanya exclaimed whole-heartedly. Her entire being was quivering with immense happiness for her sister’s brand new job. A…

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Cheeku learns to run

Cheeku was a young boy who studied in a small school in the city of Bikaner. Cheeku was very good…

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Eight Feet Above

Eight feet above

“And now, ladies and gentlemen, I would like to welcome Anup Wadekar and his troupe, who have come from India…

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The children of Vitthal Society were happy today. At last the sun was shining brightly.  They had been sitting indoors…

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Go For It Raghav: The Basketball Team (part 1)

Go for it Raghav: the basketball team (part 1)

In the first part of this story, Raghav starts senior school. Read the story of how tries out for the…

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From Dreaming To Achieving

From dreaming to achieving

With his iPad in hand, Suraj drifted off to sleep. A few moments later when his mother walked in, she…

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Hockey And Its Glorious History In India

Hockey and its glorious history in India

Not long back my son and I were having a discussion about the National Game of India which I had…

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Golu And Molu – Part 2

Golu and Molu – part 2

In the previous edition of Neev, you met Golu and Molu and their friends. Read on to know about their…

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Adventures of Aquina – high and low

Aquina, the water droplet, was playing with the ocean waves. He liked to ride on big waves rushing to the…

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32 Stories Of The Throne – The Story Of Statue Indrasena

32 stories of the throne – The story of Statue Indrasena

On the eleventh day, immediately after getting up in the morning, King Bhoj’s desire to sit on the majestic throne…

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Face And Fight

Face and Fight

Little beads of perspiration were rolling down his face. He stared hard. The dragon standing in front of him was…

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The Sweet Songs Of Birds

The sweet songs of birds

What better way than to be woken up by the sweet song of the birds. Perched placidly on a tree,…

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Golu And Molu – Part 1

Golu and Molu – part 1

Golu and Molu were two naughty little langoors (black faced monkey like animals with long tails) living on a big…

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Anything For A Bone

Anything for a bone

Vidya and Mahesh were out in the garden playing badminton. One could hear them squabbling over the racquets and shuttlecocks.…

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Tilting At Windmill

Tilting at windmill

The mind is a beautiful yet most dangerous thing God has ever created. Whatever we think, we become. It was…

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Slaying The Dragon (fiction)

Slaying the dragon (fiction)

It was dark. The streets were silent. Ram had wrapped up for the day. He had finished watching an amazing…

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A Turn For The Better

A turn for the better

The students of Class 5-C were excited. As per their timetable, they were to have two back to back periods…

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Gullu Goes On Vacation

Gullu goes on vacation

Neel just couldn’t stop talking about the summer vacations. I heard him say, that this year I would be taken…

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Rouf: a dance as charming as Kashmir

The students were discussing plans for the Annual Day. The teacher asked each one to come up with an idea…

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Adventures of Aquina: the inside expedition

Aquina was listening intently to his mother’s story. He was a water droplet and he wanted to know all about…

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Meeta gets a scare

Meeta was bored. Her summer vacations had started and she was tired of watching television. They were showing repeat shows…

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The Story Of Statue Prabhavati

The story of statue Prabhavati

; On the tenth day, King Bhoj again went to the royal court to sit on the throne but as…

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Ear ear everywhere

Little Tina was sitting in the garden playing her guitar. She was also humming a song. Suddenly she heard a faint…

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Tree Numbering

Tree numbering

Like most of us, the trees also live in different colonies of any city in our country and have their…

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Hi, I’m Gullu. I know. I know. It’s funny. My elder brother Neel named me. He said he couldn’t think…

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A Tale Of Tails – Part 3

A tale of tails – part 3

As the days converted to weeks, Goofy’s antics grew manifold. He enjoyed following Micky, not because he developed a fondness…

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A Family Picnic

A family picnic

It was a really hot day and even more so as it approached noon. We were at this famous historical…

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Little Bunty Blue

Little Bunty blue

Little bunny Bunty was blue in color. He had been so busy hopping around looking for carrots to chew, that…

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A Cool Summer

A cool summer

Nina, Roy and Sam sat on the stairs of their building entrance fanning themselves with newspapers after some rounds of…

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Arriving At The Drinking Glass

Arriving at the drinking glass

As a water droplet in the sea Aquina was having good fun. The water droplets were forming foam at the…

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Saving Bruno

Saving Bruno

Piyush and his younger sister Mansi were walking to their school bus stand in the morning. They heard some whimpering…

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Munmun Batak And Hina Hiran

Munmun Batak and Hina Hiran

Once upon a time in Kalpanaland, there lived a wise duck called Munmun Batak. All the creatures came to seek…

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Teachers – The Best Minds Of A Country

Teachers – The best minds of a country

“Hey! Urmi, what are your plans for the day?” asked Sheila.  The excitement in Sheila’s voice induced the same feeling…

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The Lost Seedling

The lost seedling

Once upon a time, there was a farmer who grew sunflowers in his field. Once he bought a bag full…

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The Story Of Statue Madhumalti

The story of Statue Madhumalti

After completing his routine work, King Bhoj reached the court on the ninth day with the desire of sitting on…

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The Gardener (maali)

The gardener (maali)

Yes, I am proud to be young and into our professionally family tradition of Mali.  No, I did not say…

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Anjali, a smart sixth grade student, got one of the trendiest smartphones in town as her birthday gift. A proud…

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Birthday Surprise

Birthday surprise

Khushi sat with her nose pressed against the window. Today was Siddhant’s birthday. She was excited as she knew what…

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What does Independence Day mean to you?

It was the fifteenth of August. Rekha was lying on her bed. It was a holiday and the fourteen- year-old…

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32 Stories Of The Throne – The Story Of Statue Pushpwati

32 stories of the throne – The story of Statue Pushpwati

On the eighth day, after getting free from his daily chores, once again King Bhoj reached the royal court with…

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The Melting Pot

The melting pot

It was lunch break in school and all the students of Nandini’s class were eating their food. “What have you…

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Rituparna Comes To Know All About Selfie Hazards

Rituparna comes to know all about selfie hazards

“Are you as bold and beautiful as Rituparna and her gang?” read the caption of one of the most happening…

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Funny Money

Funny money

It was 6 pm. Chetan, Adwait and Alok were playing cricket in their building compound. Just when Chetan was about…

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32 Stories Of The Throne – The Story Of Statue Sukeshi

32 stories of the throne – The story of statue Sukeshi

On the seventh day when King Bhoj eagerly stepped forward to sit on the royal throne, the statue named Sukeshi…

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Tree Speak

Tree speak

The trees have been in existence ever since mankind has travelled in time, though immovable in their own ways. They…

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The Night When Crayons Came To Life – Part 2

The night when crayons came to life – part 2

The hearts of the crayons are thumping and they are afraid. They all have their hearts in their mouths. They…

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The Girl Who Lost Her Smile

The girl who lost her smile

Ritika buried herself in books. Her whole life started revolving around studies. She had recently moved with her family to…

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The Story Of Statue Ravibhaama

The story of Statue Ravibhaama

As the sun rose, the desire of King Bhoj to sit on the godly throne became even more intense. Like…

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Life Changing Moments

Life changing moments

There are moments that change your life forever. They also teach you lessons for life. It is nearly four years…

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Adventures Of Aquina: Going Underground

Adventures of Aquina: going underground

Life was fun. As a water droplet of a mountain stream, Aquina flowed down swiftly. He liked to make splashing…

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Alphabet Kingdom

Alphabet Kingdom

Once upon a time there was a Kingdom of Alphabets. It was a peace loving country. There all the alphabets…

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The Will To Stay Together

The will to stay together

Ravi, Suraj, Arun and Kuvam were the bright, young boys of the Singh family. The Singh family was a happy…

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Bubsy Bear And The Bees

Bubsy Bear and the Bees

Bubsy Bear was very hungry. An empty stomach made her very angry. She stomped around in the forest looking for…

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Munmun Batak And Vini Vanar

Munmun Batak and Vini Vanar

Once upon a time in Kalpanaland, there lived a wise duck called Munmun Batak. All the creatures came to seek…

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32 Stories Of The Throne – The Story Of Statue Lilawati

32 stories of the throne – The story of statue Lilawati

On the fifth day, statue Lilawati appeared from the throne and said to King Bhoj, “Do not sit on the…

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The Boxville Chronicles – The Carnival

The Boxville chronicles – The carnival

It was April. Spring had arrived in Boxville. The streets were lined with flowers of every colour. It looked like…

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