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Camp out

Tired of spending time indoors? Then do something about it. Choose to camp out and have fun on the run! »
Joan of Arc. Illustration: Satwik Gade

Warrior and heroine

She has inspired poets, authors, musicians and filmmakers. And history will remember her tales of foresight and bravery. »
Such a hoot: Who woke me up? Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Lights, camera… Selfie!

We had featured a few rarely seen animals on this page earlier. Now we bring you some that aren’t camera shy! »
Cute and Cuddly: Panda's lil cousin.

Who’s the other panda?

He’s the cousin of the giant panda. He can also be found in India. And trees are his favourite hangout. He is the red panda. »
April 17, 2015

Summer Surprise

Calling budding photographers to send in your photos to Young World. Send us your best shot with a one line description and your details Name, School, Class and City. SUBJECT: Travel... »
April 16, 2015

Young World Puzzles - April 17, 2015

Crossword for you Across 1. Plants used for flavouring (5) 3. Layers of dough baked into a delicacy (6) ... »
April 16, 2015

Look out!

Look! Look!But how did you look?Did you look at someone or something for a short time and then quickly look away? Then you just glanced.Eg: Hira ... »
Odissi dancer Ranjana Gauhar in New Delhi. Photo: S. Subramanium
April 16, 2015

Drenched in dance

Ranjana Gauhar is an eminent Odissi dancer. Unlike some dancers who started training when they were very young, Ranjana began learning Odissi only after she had completed her graduation from Lady... »
April 16, 2015

Kindness counts

Once there lived a boy. His name was Ramu. Ramu was a kind boy. One day, he got ten gold coins. He wished to buy some new clothes, and wentto the market. On the way, he saw a poor man. Ramu felt s... »
April 16, 2015


My motherland, my home,The place where the light of honesty is shown.The place where dreams come true,With my love and yours too.Let us work together, let us join hands,... »
April 16, 2015

Journey of hope

Once upon a time, there were two friends named Karan and Rohan. Both had a craze for adventure. One day, they went to an island and decided to spend a night there. That night, there was a vi... »
Karate: Light and quick. Photo: G.N. Rao
April 9, 2015

More power to you

Did you know that the most practised sport apart from soccer is judo! Martial arts is not just for those who need to build their body. It is about training the mind and spirit to acquire skills th... »
Talking of Muskaan by Himanjali Sarkar
April 9, 2015

Heady mix

Author: Himanjali SankarPublisher: Duckbill booksPrice: Rs.225Muskaan is startlingly different from her girly friends. Pretty but reserved, her thoughts do... »
Illustration: Sreejith R.Kumar
April 9, 2015

Puppy love

Shraddha picked up her school bag, took a bowl of milk and bread in her hands and called out, “Bye, I’m off to school!” She walked down the stairs, balancing the bowl in her hands as she opened the... »

Hard work

Treasure hunt

APP-TI-DUDE: Sum it up!

Pick up your remote


Young World Puzzles - April 10, 2015

Become a musical astronaut

Solutions - April 03, 2015

April 16, 2015

Solutions to Puzzles - April 17, 2015

Crossword for you Across: 1: Herbs; 3: Pastry; 5: Kebabs; 6: Steam; 7: Salsa; 9: Tofu; 11: Basmati; 13: Spring; 15: Curry; 17: Soup; 18: Ice; 19: Wok <... »
Raising guard: Pratapgadh Fort is a hardly an hour's drive from Mahabaleshwar.
April 16, 2015

Head for the hills

Summer is synonymous with the sun. And if there’s one thing you want to avoid this season, it is that hot, uncomfortable feeling. Holidays in the hills make for perfect getaways. And in a country l... »
April 16, 2015

End of the world

The world is in shambles. Human beings have vanished. Animals are running helter-skelter in panic, and everything is gone…. Except for man’s best friend — dogs!Brownie and Apollo are two dog... »
April 16, 2015

Plans for summer

As the summer came heating the earth, My school holidays took its birth. My heart began dancing with joy, As I had plenty of time for play. My friends and I set... »
April 16, 2015


Chirping and flying, up in the sky,When you look up, you see them passing by.You can hear them tweet when you wake up at dawn,Sometimes you see them in the middle of a lawn.»
Fresh and salt water lakes: Earth's natural mirror.
April 16, 2015

Salt of the Earth

When a thin sheet of water collects on salt deposits, the landscape is nothing short of a marvel. Paradise on earth, Salar de Uyuni, is the world’s largest salt flat and a result of several geolog... »
Illustration: Sreejith R.Kumar
April 16, 2015

Historic marvel

Shyamala Miss breezed into the classroom and settled down to begin her class. She began by asking the children about their holiday plans.“How many of you are interested in a musical journey... »
Illustration by Satwik Gade
April 9, 2015

Gunshots in the garden

“The crowd was unarmed, except with bludgeons. It was not attacking anybody or anything. It was holding a seditious meeting. When fire had been opened upon it to disperse it, it tried to run away.... »
April 9, 2015

Seeing double

The word dual means consisting of or involving two parts or components, usually in pairs. Thus there are dual controls in the cockpit, for the pilot and the co-pilot, and of course,... »
April 9, 2015

I want to be free

If you ask a child what is meant by Independence, he will be eager to enlighten you about it. He will tell you that Independence means getting freedom and Independence Day is the day when India bec... »

Gateway to nature

Plan right

More than a mere kat!

Play it up with music

Solutions - April 10, 2015

Reigning queen

Promises to keep

Young World Puzzles - April 03, 2015


Crossword for you Across 1. Plants used for flavouring (5) 3. Layers of dough baked into a delicacy (6) ... »