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Sarojini Naidu birth anniversary: The Nightingale of India nicknamed Mahatma Gandhi ‘Mickey Mouse’

Sarojini Naidu's 140th birthday: In one letter she writes, ‘from the Wandering Singer to the Spinner-Stay-At-Home’. She also calls Gandhi the ‘Apostle of Peace’ and ‘Mystic Spinner’.

A science teacher explains: Why family members look similar

Kids can leave parents stumped with their questions. We asked a science teacher to tell us what makes a dinosaur different from a mosquito, what decides the colour of our eyes and other questions touching upon DNA and genes.


A science teacher explains: How big is the universe?

Are your kids asking you too many questions about space? We put together a list of queries on space and got a science teacher to explain them to us. Next time your curious child asks you what the Sun is made of and if we'll ever see aliens, you'll be ready to take them on!

Republic Day 2019: Fun facts from 29 Indian states and union territories

Happy Republic Day 2019: Potatoes from Bihar make the best chips ever! Jharkhand is like a restaurant with many tables. Meghalaya means ‘where the clouds live’. Discover more such facts from across India.

Subhash Chandra Bose: 9 questions on Netaji answered

When was Subhash Chandra Bose born? How did he get the title 'Netaji'? On Netaji Subash Chandra Bose Jayanti 2019, we answer some important questions on the leader's personal life and his efforts towards gaining India's independence, which you can share with your child.

5 interesting facts about Indian wildlife

Here are some facts about Indian wildlife from The Great Indian Nature Trail With Uncle Bikky, a comic book about one such wildlife mad trio.


Nelson Mandela facts for kids

On Nelson Mandela’s 100th birth anniversary, here are some facts on South Africa’s first black President and Nobel Peace Prize winner.

12 Harry Potter facts you probably didn't know, for Potterheads

When Rowling wrote the first book in the series, she was broke, divorced and a single mother. She was also mourning the death of her mother, who died after years of suffering from multiple sclerosis.

World Elephant Day: Five elephant facts for kids

World Elephant Day: Elephants are led by a grand matriarch or the oldest and usually, the largest female in the herd, which can go from a group of eight to nearly a hundred relatives.

Atal Bihari Vajpayee birth anniversary: Facts on the former PM to share with kids

Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s contributions go beyond his stint as Prime Minister of the country. He will also be remembered for being a great poet and orator.