Muharram 2019: According to the Islamic tradition, on the ninth and tenth days of Muharram, Muslims should observe fast. Also they must not forget the poor during these days nor should they oppress any individual who may be below them.
All women had elaborate daily routines to get ready. Every day, they would spend ages etching out elaborate colourful rangolis…not on the floor, but on their own cheeks, foreheads and even chests!
In small towns in India, we still see many women commuting on cycles and mopeds. Chandra, the character in Miss Laya's Fantastic Motorbike Does Not Like Fruits is based on a single mother who is a farmer, and rides a moped.
The message from Washington seems to be getting through: Some 20 percent of respondents said they felt pressure to keep in school students that staff would have preferred to remove.
"Dear Parents, family is the strongest support system for any child...You are your child's best mentor."
Besides being a world-renowned civil engineer, M Visvesvaraya was the 19th Diwan of Mysore, who served between 1912 and 1918.
"I think children’s books are definitely an entry point into having a conversation with children about gender and difference more broadly."
Hindi Diwas 2018: To help your child develop an interest in Hindi literature, introduce him or her to children’s books in Hindi.
Ganesh Chaturthi 2018: This book is a fun retelling of some of the popular legends of Ganesh. The stories are accompanied by beautiful illustrations, and are sure to appeal to every child.
Ganesh Chaturthi: Decorate the wall-hanging using self-adhesive pearl strings. Make eyes for Ganesha with black pearl and do not forget the delicious laddoo!
Here are some real problems from the Lilavati. Work them out, and imagine young schoolchildren sitting and solving the same questions 1,000 years ago!
Ganesh Chaturthi 2018: Poor Ganesha couldn’t maintain his balance. He fell down. And SPLAT! He scrambled all over. As he was trying to gather himself, the elephant god heard loud laughs. He looked up and saw the moon shaking with laughter.
Swami Vivekananda Jayanti 2019: Here are some quotes from the speech that parents can share with their children.
International Literacy Day: A cloud of trash is hanging over Cheekoo’s head, making her the unhappiest girl in the world.
"If your child is enjoying school, please tell their teacher. A simple, ‘Thanks for doing such a terrific job,’ will make their day."
What happens when the child fails to identify with his or her own gender or begins exploring its fluidity? Here are some of the books that address these issues, which can help parents and children understand gender better.
Emperor Akbar played it lifesize in Fatehpur Sikri, where real people enacted the pieces. Sometimes, international matches were held and bets placed on them.
Happy Teachers' Day: On the occasion of Teachers' Day 2018, here are some books that parents can introduce their kids to
Happy Teachers' Day: Thus the boys of our school were fortunate enough to be able to receive their lessons from a living teacher and not from textbooks. Have not our books, like most of our necessaries, come between us and our world?
Happy Teachers' Day: Is there more future or past? Can you touch the wind?