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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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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From Gandhi To Google: A Story About Generation Gaps

From Gandhi to Google: a story about generation gaps

Vivaan and his dadu may not agree on how to approach things, but both can get results their own way.…

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Never Steal

Never steal

All Sumit wants is to eat some strawberries. Is it ok for him to steal? In this story we learn…

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Circus Time

Circus time

Six year old Kabir was very excited today as his father was going to take him to see the circus.…

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Pet Grooming

Pet grooming

Pet grooming is a new profession in India. With more people opting to keep pets, the pet grooming industry is on…

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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 Sticky Lesson

The sticky lesson

Gaurav was a very naughty boy. One day while trying to play a prank, he learns a sticky lesson. Gaurav…

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Education – A Fundamental Right

Education – a fundamental right

Education has a powerful impact on the human mind, body and soul. This is the single biggest factor that separates…

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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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Shonty The Famous Dragon Clown

Shonty the famous dragon clown

Shonty is a young dragon. All the other animals are scared of him. Read the story of how he becomes Shonty…

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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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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 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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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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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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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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Coral Reef In India

Coral reef in India

I had the chance to visit a coral reef in India, in the Havelock island of Andaman sea. Come on…

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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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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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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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A Spiritual Hero – The Dalai Lama Of Tibet

A spiritual hero – the Dalai Lama of Tibet

Tsering gets a once in a lifetime opportunity to come face-to-face with His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet.…

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Modern Day Hero – Sumit Mamgain

Modern day hero – Sumit Mamgain

Our modern-day hero, Sumit Mamgain saves his cousin from a leopard. Read his story to find out more. This is…

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The Mountain Man Of India

The Mountain Man of India

Dashrath Manjhi, the mountain man of India may not seem like the handsome prince or the valiant woodcutter from a…

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Can You Make Your Country A Fairy Land?

Can you make your country a fairy land?

Sandhya fondly remembers her school days as she reads the newspaper. She wonders about how one can make their country…

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An Act Of Kindness

An act of kindness

Karen and her mother are enjoying a day on the beach, when Karen notices two sad ponies. Karen’s act of…

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Megha And The Magic Ladle

Megha and the magic ladle

Megha has been invited to speak at the ‘Achievers under 30’ seminar. Read what she says about her magic ladle.…

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Empowering Environment By Connecting People To Plants

Empowering environment by connecting people to plants

The author explains very passionately why it is important that each of us learns about the importance of connecting people…

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Tara’s Unusual Pets

Tara’s unusual pets

By chance, Mr. Khanna, Mrs. Khanna and Tara have additions to their family in the form of unusual pets. Mr.…

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Idiotic Idioms

Idiotic idioms

Tina’s grandfather gives her a crash course in understanding idioms! “Hey Tina! Are you busy?” Hearing this Tina looked up…

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How Would You Feel If Your Sister Is A Genius

How would you feel if your sister is a genius

Suman’s little sister Sudha is everyone’s favourite. Read the story of how Suman deals with the fact that her sister…

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True Friendship

True friendship

This story about a donkey and papaya tree will teach you what true friendship really is. One of the best…

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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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Pablo Picasso: The Painter Who Started Young

Pablo Picasso: The painter who started young

Piya’s travel to France gave her the opportunity to view the work of Pablo Picasso and learn more about him.…

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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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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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Safety In Space – Spacesuit Science

Safety in space – Spacesuit science

In this article, learn the fascinating facts about a spacesuit. Aditi was very upset with her uncle. “All the time…

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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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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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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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Space Travel Today

Space travel today

Robin was a space geek. He has prepared a project about space travel today for his town’s exhibition. Ever since…

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The Talk Of The Town – Universal Translator

The talk of the town – universal translator

Mani was stuck developing a universal translator. A chance meeting with a squirrel gives him his breakthrough. "Why can't I…

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A Cloud Scientific Experiment At Home

A cloud scientific experiment at home

Sejal’s dad showed her an exciting scientific experiment. In this experiment, she could make her own cloud! Little Sejal sat looking…

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Why Are Sunflowers Called Sunflowers?

Why are sunflowers called sunflowers?

The sunflower is a majestic flower. But not all was well for this flower. Read this fascinating story to know…

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Chintu Discovers Gravity

Chintu discovers gravity

Chintu thought gravity was a useless force, till he discovers more about it. He then realises how important it is.…

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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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Cheeku, The Naughty Cloud – A Story About Discipline

Cheeku, the naughty cloud – a story about discipline

In this story about discipline, the naughty cloud learns a lesson for disturbing the sun and it's daily routine. Cheeku,…

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The Window – Tarun And Varun Learn To Share

The window – Tarun and Varun learn to share

Tarun and Varun are twins. On a train journey with their sister Muskan, they learn to share. First published in…

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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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My Early Life In Dehradun

My early life in Dehradun

The author reminisces about his eventful childhood in Dehradun - a story woven with humour and true incidents. “Dehradun was a…

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Forgetful Anu Learns To Always Pickup Toys

Forgetful Anu learns to always pickup toys

Anu is a forgetful girl. She is always forgetting to pick up her toys. In this story, Anu learns to…

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Anjana Overcomes The Solar Eclipse Myth

Anjana overcomes the solar eclipse myth

Anjana is scared. Read this story about how she overcomes the solar eclipse myth and learns the truth. Enjoy the…

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How A Myth Worked On Nalini: A Story About Myth

How a myth worked on Nalini: a story about myth

In this story about myth, Nalini believed in an astrologer’s prediction and feared for her father’s life. Read about how…

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How I Wish I Could Fly – Everyone Is Unique

How I wish I could fly – everyone is unique

The baby elephant envied the birds who could fly. After an interesting incident that occurs, he realises that everyone is unique.…

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The Boxville Chronicles – Clearing The Smoke: Fantasy Story

The Boxville chronicles – Clearing the smoke: fantasy story

In this edition of Boxville’s fantasy story, the Boxees learn about the important of saving the environment. It was a busy…

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Questions To My Dad: Facts About Dogs

Questions to my Dad: facts about dogs

I love dogs, but don't know enough. During my daily walks with my dad, I like to find out the…

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The Story Of Peepal And Sprout

The story of Peepal and Sprout

This is the story of Peepal, the tree, who is be-friended by Sprout, the sparrow despite rumours about her. Sprout…

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The Sweet White Poison: Regulate Your Sugar Intake

The sweet white poison: regulate your sugar intake

Learn about the harmful effects of excessive sugar and learn to regulate your sugar intake. Our life is just so…

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Yesteryears: A Grandfathers Tale

Yesteryears: A grandfathers tale

A grandfathers tale about his own childhood, when nature's fury had made life difficult for his family. Through the story,…

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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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Tales From Khushpur: Story Of The Archery Competition (part 2)

Tales from Khushpur: Story of the archery competition (part 2)

In the second part of the story of the archery competition, we learn about who wins the competition. Will this…

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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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Sucheta Kriplani: The First Woman Chief Minister In India

Sucheta Kriplani: The first woman Chief Minister in India

Abhimanyu shares with us information about Sucheta Kriplani, the first woman Chief Minister in India. Learn about her and be amazed. …

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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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The Mysterious Carved Sword

The mysterious carved sword

Laxman is growing up to be quite a warrior. Faced with a difficult situation, he promises to protect his village.…

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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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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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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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Living My Dream

Living my dream

In a small town of Aachipuram near Madurai in district Madurai South Taluka, Tamil Nadu lived a vivacious young boy;…

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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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Who Painted Me Red Oxide

Who painted me Red Oxide

Standing proudly as team leader for more than fifteen years of my life at a vantage location in Sector 6,…

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The Sewage Cleaner

The sewage cleaner

Raju, the sewage cleaner, has a tough life. Through his hard work and perseverance, he manages to make a good…

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Santa Kaku: The Joy Of Gifting

Santa Kaku: the joy of gifting

Piyush believes in Santa Claus, but has not received a gift this year. Santa Kaku comes to the rescue and…

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Nature Walk – Save The Butterfly

Nature walk – save the butterfly

Did you know that there are very few butterflies left in India? Read about the importance of them and how…

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I Wish To Be A …

I wish to be a …

Everyone has a dream to be something special when they grow up. Reet and her family tackle the question, 'I…

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Sports Legends Are Made Of These

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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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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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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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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Kabbadi time

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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“Ramesh, dinner is set. Please come”, Mom called out for the third time. Dad was busy watching television. Mom went…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Bullies Are Just Cowards

Bullies are just cowards

Rohit was tired of being bullied at school and in the playground. School was still better as his teachers kept…

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A Tale Of Tails – Part 2

A tale of tails – part 2

Waking up the next morning, the brothers Soham and Shubham dressed for school. Micky wagged joyously when they petted her.…

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Carrots – A Super Food

Carrots – a super food

The drive to stay fit, healthy and in shape is catching on worldwide.  Research on health foods is mind boggling.…

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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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A Tale Of Tails – Part 1

A tale of tails – part 1

Soham was younger than Shubham by two years. Their father was an army officer and had now been posted to…

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Spaced Out

Spaced out

Gaurav loved to read. His favourite past time was reading about the universe and its planets. His mother would often…

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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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High Time – Learn About Timezones

High time – learn about timezones

Jyoti lives in Kohima, Nagaland. She was missing her best friend Mukta terribly. A few days back Mukta's father was…

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Don’t Buy A Mobile Phone For Grandpa

Don’t buy a mobile phone for Grandpa

It was evening time and Himanshu, Sarika’s dad was sitting in the balcony at the proscenium of his beautiful villa.…

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Don’t Call Names

Don’t call names

“Motu will arrange games for the picnic. Isn’t it fatso?” Shreya addressed Sunil, her school friend, in front of all…

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Sunaina went to her aunt’s house for her summer vacations. She and her cousin Aparna were very fond of each…

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