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Tale Time – Ared’s Good Heart and His Little Tin Box

| April 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

​​By Sheesha Hee!​ Ared lived in a little town. He worked hard, driving a cycle-rickshaw to support his family. One day, a woman got into Ared’s cycle-rickshaw along with her son. “Please hurry and take us to the hospital,” she said. As Ared sped along, he asked the woman what the matter was. “My child […]

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A Few Encouraging Words Can –  Work Wonders!

A Few Encouraging Words Can – Work Wonders!

| March 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

What’s important is not the shape of the chapattis, but your intention and your effort!” By Sheesha Hee   Although they may have meant well for their children, Roma’s parents didn’t give them the love and attention that they needed. Roma’s father spent little time at home, and Roma couldn’t recollect him ever sparing even five minutes […]

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An Uncle and the Ants

An Uncle and the Ants

| March 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

There are thousands of ants here, but you won’t find any of them squabbling or complaining. They work in perfect harmony. By Sheesha For the past few days Nola had noticed a new visitor in the park. He was a grey-haired man with a deeply-wrinkled face. He sat on a bench in a corner, all […]

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Terms Related with Birds (پرندوں سے متعلق الفاظ و اصطلاحات)

Terms Related with Birds (پرندوں سے متعلق الفاظ و اصطلاحات)

| March 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

Avifauna: The birds of a particular region, habitat, or geological period. (کسی ایک خطے کے پرندے) Birdwatch: The practice of observing birds in their natural environment as a hobby. (پرندوں کا اُن کےقدرتی ماحول میں مطالعہ کرنا) Chick: A chick is a baby chicken. Some other baby birds are also called chicks. (چڑیا کا بچہ) […]

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Little Shona and His Many Pets!

Little Shona and His Many Pets!

| February 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

‘Mumma! So many children in my class have pets at home. I wish we could have one too’, Shona complained. By Sheeshu Hee Shona came back from school very upset. ‘What’s the matter dear?’ his mother asked. ‘You don’t seem your usual cheerful self.’ ‘Mumma! So many children in my class have pets at home. I wish […]

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Dishonesty Doesn’t Pay

Dishonesty Doesn’t Pay

| February 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Reha was really very sad. It’s not nice to be cheated, is it? “Give full measure, and cause no loss to others. Weigh with correct scales: do not defraud people of what is rightfully theirs; and do not spread corruption in the land.” (Quran 26: 181-183) By Sheesha Reha had been saving up her pocket-money for several […]

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Recollecting a Remarkable Mother

Recollecting a Remarkable Mother

| January 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

“Well, the greatest thing about my mother was that she was very pious,” Abri began. By Roshan Shah Abri and Yora were colleagues, teachers in a college. In the evenings, after the college closed, they would spend some time together chatting at a tea-shop before heading off to their homes. One evening, Yora said to […]

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Little Chinku’s Big Act of Kindness

Little Chinku’s Big Act of Kindness

| January 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Chinku was an avid reader. She just loved reading-mainly animal stories, fairy-tales and books about inspiring people. By Sheeshu Hee One day, shortly after Chinku had turned 13, her father said to her, “Chinku, you’re a big girl now! You’re now a teenager, and so you should know what’s happening in the world. I want […]

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Foggy Mountains and Awesome Monuments

Foggy Mountains and Awesome Monuments

| January 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

We rode a rickety cycle rickshaw to go around Chandini Chowk to have the real feel of the old world transport and chomped on famous jilebi and rabdi at an eatery. By Kaunain Seher It was my maiden flight journey that took me to Delhi from Bengaluru on November 4 morning as part of the holiday trip from […]

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Something Beautiful for Dada!

Something Beautiful for Dada!

| December 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

The day Reha got to her grandfather’s place she noticed that he wasn’t quite his usual self. By Roshan Shah Reha was really excited—as she always was at that time of the year. She was going to her grandfather’s for the winter holidays. She just loved being with her Dada. He was so full of […]

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