अंग्रेजी पाठक

  • Where the Mind is without Fear

    Where the mind is without fear and the head is held high; Where knowledge is free; Where the world has not been broken up into fragments by narrow domestic walls; Where words come out from the depth of truth; Where tireless striving stretches its arms towards perfection; Where the clear…

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  • The Photograph

    I was ten years old. My grandmother sat on the string bed, under the mango tree. It was late summer and there were sunflowers in the garden and a warm wind in the trees. My grandmother was knitting a woollen scarf for the winter months. She was very old, dressed…

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  • The Flavours of Thailand

    Little Doi Swan welcomed us at the NMESRR gate of the neat looking guesthouse with folded hands. This standard Thai gesture of greeting is called the ‘Wai’. Flowers, colourful dresses, beautiful Buddha statues and temples introduce us to this unique country in South East Asia. Thai people are warm-hearted, courteous,…

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  • Dancing On

    Alarippu, shabdam, varnam, padam – these were strange words for the audience in the packed auditorium in Washington. But as the young dancer from India, looking splendid in her traditional costume, explained each item before she began her dance, they began to understand the bhava (emotion), raga (melody) and tala…

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  • Nothing but the Target

    Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, a 34 year old armyman finished second in the men’s double trap shooting event on Tuesday, the 17 August 2004 in the 28th Olympic games in Athens. This was India’s first individual silver medal in Olympic history in shooting event. Lets read what he said after he…

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  • The mountain and the squirrel

    The mountain and the squirrel Had a quarrel, And the former called the latter “Little prig.” Bun replied, “You are doubtless very big; But all sorts of things and weather Must be taken in together To make up a year And a sphere. And I think it no disgrace To…

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  • The Birdman of India

    You must have seen people worshipping birds, trees and animals in many places. After observing this, you must have wondered as to ‘Why people worship nature”? An easy answer to this question is because our ancestors did it. A long long time ago, worshipping birds, trees and animals were ways…

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  • Craze

    A new age disease that has been spreading fast goes by the name “Travelia’. The root cause for this modern day disease is the travel bug. The disease particularly has a tendency to affect wealthy people. The symptoms of the disease are restlessness in early spring and just after winter.…

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  • Children Ask Kalam

    President Dr. Shri A.P.J. Abdul Kalam spends hours every week connected with children across the nation. thinking about their future and thinking through their issues. Here are Dr. Kalam’s answers to the questions that some children have asked him. Dhanraj, Std. VIII, City: Kasargod. Question: What is your full name…

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  • Sympathy

    A plump little girl and a thin little bird Were out in the meadows together. ‘How cold that poor little bird must be Without any clothes like mine, said she, ‘Although it is sunshiny weather.” ‘A nice little girl is that,’ said he, ‘But, Oh, how cold she must be,…

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