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Kids make bus shelter of plastic bottles

A group of students from Canacona’s Satyavati Soiru Higher Secondary School built a bus shelter totally of used plastic bottles.  After years of pleas when the government refused to take notice of their demand of building a bus stop near their school at Dapot-Mashem, these 16-year-olds erected their own bus shelter.  As a statement to […]

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Don’t let it go

Elsa and Anna are back in our lives with a new story, and a journey. It has become a norm to make sequels to any and every hit movie. So when six years ago, Frozen danced its way into our, and our kids’ hearts, it kind of became obvious that this movie too would have […]

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Pillars of art

We have learnt about the history of art, traditions of art all around the world… Artists from India who have made a mark internationally in their lifetime. But what are the pillars of art? Why do some art have figures and some are just colours? Some have different mediums and some are only made with […]

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Listings: Have a fun-filled week

What: Children’s Film Festival | In collaboration with CanadaWhen:  Sunday, 24th November 2019 | 4PM-5PMWhere: Dr Bhau Daji Lad Mumbai City Museum, Dr. Ambedkar Road, MumbaiBy:  Dr Bhau Daji Lad Mumbai CityFor: 4+ age groupDetailed Info: https://allevents.in/mumbai/childrens-film-festival-|-in-collaboration-with-canada/200018339706711 What: Piper And Foolish KingWhen: Sunday, 24th November 2019 | 4PMWhere: Odeum, Crystal Point Mall, Link Road, MumbaiBy: […]

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Ladies, this one’s for you!

Did you watch Mission Mangal and were blown away by the ladies behind the Mangalyaan? You’re not the only one. Not many of us know that thousands of women scientists are working shoulder-to-shoulder with their male counterparts in many organisations like ISRO and DRDO. We all know too well the contributions by Ritu Karidhal and […]

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Mercury just passed Sun, and we saw it from Earth!

For the last time in this decade, Mercury has passed in front of the Sun in what’s known as a transit – a rare chance to see a planet crossing the face of the Earth. The transit would happen again in 20132, and maybe visible from Asia and Australia also. And though it was a […]

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India, Pakistan open doors to Kartarpur Sahib

Prime Minister Narendra Modi thanked Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan for respecting Indian sentiments on the occasion of historic Kartarpur Sahib Corridor opening on November 9.  The prime minister inaugurated the Integrated Check Post of Kartarpur Corridor at Dera Baba Nanak in Gurdaspur. PM Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan separately inaugurated the cross-border […]

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Books all kids should read

It’s Children’s Day and we think that the best gift to a child is education. Why not encourage our kids to read, and read the best. Here’s a list of 10 books every child should read, and the parents too if they haven’t done so already.  The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark TwainHuck Finn […]

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Listings: Have a fun-filled week

What: The Krazy Kids Karnival – Edition 4When: Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th November 2019 | 11AM-10PMWhere: MMRDA Grounds. Next To BKC One, Bandra East, MumbaiBy: Meltwater EventsFor: 0-14 age group (Must be accompanied by a parent/guardian)Cost: Rs 250 (Filling Fast)Detailed Info: https://in.bookmyshow.com/events/the-krazy-kids-karnival-edition-4/ET00112009 What: Children’s Day – Kids Cooking ClassWhen:Thursday, 14th November 2019| 2PM-4PMWhere: Celini, […]

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The Raja of paintings

Raja Ravi Varma was a celebrated painter of India in the 18th century. He was born in the Royal family of Travancore region. He got  married at the age of 14 and had five children.  Being from the Royal family greatly influenced his aesthetic and broader social style. His paintings were about the strong yet […]