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‘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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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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“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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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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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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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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Your Momma works hard day after day and she’s real tired. And besides a little burnt toast never hurt anyone! “When I was a little Boy, I remember one day in particular when she had made breakfast. She must have been very tired. My mom placed a plate of eggs, and rather burned toast in […]

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