"I knew the concoction that I was trying to cook, was far from yummy, as I was just trying to make do with an apologetic array of vegetables available in the swanky kitchen....
On the occasion of India's Independence Day, Learning and Creativity presents a children's story exploring the richness of diversity, culture, traditions and values which...
15 year old Maitri Singh pens a lovely story about humanity and compassion, tracing the travails of a Korean girl in the unfamiliar land of India.
It was purely my secret. Not even my mother knew of this monster’s existence in my life.
The very next day, at the stroke of seven, Daniel was out on the road for this dismal job of cocaine transfer.
JD, 7, has never been able to experience life on Neptune. Her whole family believed that JD had gotten the Demaker's kiss.
Shivaji and his son hid themselves in baskets containing sweets and escaped. The question is how come sweets were served to prisoners in such huge baskets?
This realisation steeled their will further. “Do or die” became their war cry.
My father was my hero. I used to sit in the audience and watch him perform.
One whack and you’ll go flying straight into your mummy’s lap,” he jeered. Everyone burst out laughing.
It was of a tree. It hung upside down in space. Its roots pointed to the sky. Its branches dipped toward the ground.
That night, Ganu could not sleep. He had frightening visions of Jayabalan dragging him off to Lanka and pounding him with his mace.
Sahil walked up to the dais. The Principal handed him a huge rolled-up drawing sheet. As he unrolled it and looked at it, tears sprang into his eyes.
I was crying with joy and pleasure. Yes! I would help make the impossible possible. Suddenly
As soon as she came home from school, Saira let herself into the house and crept into her mother's room.
He noticed a red ball to the east. It was at some distance. It was the sun rising.
“Oh, my God, Ankur, what have you done!” he cried in dismay.Mummy rushed in from the kitchen.“How could you have been so naughty!”
Hikosaku was surprised to find that she looked more beautiful than the women residing in his neighbourhood.
They dreamt of a new world order -- a world free of corruption. A new world where there was no rich or poor. Where everyone had equal rights and wealth
As if the afternoon sun had taken a break from its duties and descended to the earth disguised as a beach ball.
All her emotions, her love, her feelings, pent up for so long rushed out…her eyes grew misty, sobs racked her body. She screamed soundlessly..
Atul couldn’t bear to hear anymore. He rushed to his room threw himself on his bed and cried his heart out.
I stared at the radio with amazement. What was there to panic? Then I heard sounds of gunshots from the cockpit. "Oh, My God!" I exclaimed, "Is it a hijack!"
Heathcliff, it appeared, was no ordinary cat. The neighbourhood abounded with rumours that he could actually talk.
"Prince, I'm not above death. Tell me, how can you become immortal by eating a mortal?" asked the peacock
Deepak was returning from school he saw some children of his school following a man. Deepak started following them.
A cracked mirror can never be put together again," Grandpa says in utter disbelief."Want to see the magic?" I challenge him.
It was a cold December night. I was returning from a party my friend had thrown on the eve of his first marriage anniversary.
The little girl looked bewildered. She was just 8 and she felt that she had been through all the ups and downs in her life.
That marked the dawn of a new day; the dawn of hope for the devas and the munis.
He had met her at his cousin's birthday party. She was working as a Public Relations executive in a Five star hotel.
Deep, deep in a dense forest, there was a small mango grove, just five or six trees on a broad ledge at the side of a hillock. Wild trees--no one had ..