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Movie Review: The food for the soul…

Pixar’s Soul is about a jazz pianist who has a near-death experience and gets stuck in the afterlife, contemplating his choices and regretting the existence that he mostly took for granted. It all starts when the protagonist Joe (Jamie Foxx) meets with an accident and ends up comatose. Joe was finally offered a staff job […]

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Celebrate these unusual holidays from around the world

We all know and celebrate religious and cultural festivals in a year but there are a few wacky holidays you can celebrate and have some fun. Read more about them… January 22 — Answer Your Cat’s Questions Day Do you have a special connection with your cat or is she around only for sustenance in […]

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Donald Trump impeached for second time

US President Donald Trump has been impeached again. This time for inciting violence that led to rioting at the Capitol building and the death of five people including a policeman.  Before considering impeachment, the House had asked Vice President Mike Pence to use the 25th Amendment to remove Trump. When Pence refused, Democrats  began the […]

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Who’s Martin Luther King Jr 

On Monday, January 20, the USA would celebrate Martin Luther King Day. And though his actual birthday is on January 15, the US celebrates third Monday of every January in his honour.  But do you know who’s Martin Luther King Jr? Today we live in a free world. A world without boundaries and discriminations. Today […]

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Year Ahead: 5 Space missions to look forward in 2021

The gone year may not have been that good for humans, but it definitely was a landmark year for space explorations. And a lot of exciting programmes are lined up for the New Year too. Let’s have a look… Chandrayaan 3 The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has been growing by leaps and bounds. After […]

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In depth: The pride that is Indian Antarctic Programme

As more than 45 members of 40th Indian Scientific Expedition to Antarctica (ISEA) departed for the South Pole from Mormugao Port, Goa this week, Indian scientists and researchers cheered for this extraordinary programme of the country. Antarctica is a tough continent, covered in snow with extremely difficult weather conditions. Surviving these conditions and doing research […]

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5 ways to get creative with kids

It’s difficult to make time pass when there’s so much of it. And especially with kids, it’s a tussle how to make them learn while they play. Here are a few ideas on how to creatively engage your children…Make a favourite rock Children love collecting rocks — of all sizes. Let your child choose his […]

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Movie review

We Can Be Heroes Say hello to junior Avengers slash X-Men While we common men and women scratch our heads about how to keep our children busy, there’s Robert Rodriguez who uses their creativity to make a movie. And that too a good one.  We Can Be Heroes can be called a mix of Avengers […]

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New Year traditions around the world

No matter where you live, January 1 is the day to celebrate. It is the start of a new year, a year full of hope and good luck. And no one wants to start it on a negative note. That’s why cultures and communities around the world celebrate this day differently. And though most of […]

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Few New Year resolutions to keep in mind

We couldn’t be happier that 2020 is over. After all, the year brought so many calamities all over the world, the Covid 19 virus being one of them. But the pandemic also taught us a few valuable lessons, many of which we should remember for the rest of our lives. As we step into the […]