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Meet John Pradeep JL, who's giving kids life lessons using the power of theatre

His many workshops, sessions and training programmes are directed at helping children achieve their best potential, and guiding parents to be more than just spectators in their children's lives

Published on 11th December 2019
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This 17-year-old Mumbai girl is changing the way we look at fairy tales through her debut book 'New Age Fairy Tales'

Ariana Gupta tackles some of the problematic themes present in fairy tales as a step towards changing the messages conveyed through the kinds of stories we tell our children

Published on 21st February 2019
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Why every child needs to read this book about India's greatest women ever

This coffee table book has 51 stories of inspiring women of India who have set the ball rolling. Starting from freedom fighter Sarojini Naidu to one of the first female fighter pilots Avani Chaturvedi

Published on 29th January 2019
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Meet Phani Bhushan Kukkadapu, the young man who makes politicians look good on social media

Phani Bhushan Kukkadapu is from Khammam and works with politicians across states — his solitary aim is to bolster their social media presence and help them sing elections

Published on 25th January 2019
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Writing about what matters: Author Paro Anand's books for children also tell the true stories of violence, terrorism and environmental issues

Her children's books have won her international recognition, but did you know that Paro Anand never liked to read books as a child? The author talks about her work, her childhood and her books 

Published on 10th October 2018
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Zuni Chopra's latest book is about fairy tales, but it's so much more than just that

Chopra had written two poetry books before she wrote her first novel which was launched by Nita Ambani and Dangal's Zaira Wasim

Published on 21st September 2018
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Romance isn't trash! And no matter what you say, editors, writers and students agree!

Ever been ridiculed for reading a romance novel? We find out from editors, authors and book lovers if this attitude towards timeless romance has changed over time

Published on 30th April 2018
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This Bengaluru theatre group's latest play talks of fairytales in urban spaces

Theatre group Tahatto's latest play Remember Remember, written by Prashanth Nair is a compilation of five stories connected by magic

Published on 20th March 2018
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Storyteller Cathryn Fairlee fuses culture, dynamic characters and folk to create a change

Discover the stories and traditions of cultures around the world with Californian storyteller Cathryn Fairlee, a performer of traditional tales

Published on 6th February 2018
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These 3 fairy tales had scary sexual content that was edited out 

These tales, the first versions of which have belonged to the Grimm Brothers' are laced with dark, sexual humour and tropes well hidden as the years pass

Published on 27th November 2017
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Six-year-old freaks after reading Sleeping Beauty: Here are 3 scary sexual overtones that fairy tales 'originally' had

The kid in the UK said that the Prince kissing the Sleeping Beauty showed that he didn't ask for consent. So we took a relook at some original fairy tales. here's what we found

Published on 28th November 2017
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Bangalore Literature Festival: What it's like to witness Kumble, dragons and fairytales lighting up young minds at the children's session

The Bangalore Literature Festival was a hit with children who attended the kid's special sessions of the programme and had their imaginations brought to life with photographs and myths

Published on 1st November 2017
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Adios Prince Charming, Glass slippers and voiceless Princess! Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls introduces strong female leads into the world of fairytales

Elena Favilli and Francesca Cavallo, authors of Goodnight Stories reveal why they felt the need to write a book that features the inspirational stories ofa hundred extraordinary women.

Published on 6th June 2017
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Why Ambily Fathima will inspire ailing youngsters to believe in crowd-funding for transplants for years to come

Like a candle in the wind, Kerala's Ambily Fathima underwent a heart transplant after people from across the world crowd-funded her surgery, only to succumb to illness. Read her astonishing story

Published on 24th February 2017

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