1- Flip, flap and fly
Bats are the only mammals that can truly fly. A bats wings are basically folds of skin stretched between extra-long finger and hand bones.
2- Valuable droppings
Bat droppings, called guano are super-rich in nitrogen, a main ingredient in plant food. Guano is still used as fertilizer for crops in farming.
3- Marvellous mosquito munchers
Many bats are born big-eaters, filling their bellies with moths. Then can gulp down as many as a thousand...
July 25, 03:25 PM
The royal family of animal kingdom has always been enchanting to everyone. Connecting to this interest, Bhavya Rathi unfolds the mysteries of this royal, big black cat....
It is also known as Black Panther. It is not a distinct species but is the general name referred to any black coloured big cat, mostly Leopards and Jaguars.
The Panther tends to be dark brown to black in colour. It has light spots and a lustrous coat of black fur on its body...
July 11, 11:29 AM
Why are we ahead of USA by 12 hours? Why is it day in India and night in Canada? Despite of being so close why Nepal is 15 mins ahead of us? Bhavya Rathi tells you.
Here are some quick answers to all the above questions-
Have you heard about TIME ZONE?
Our globe is huge, comprising hundreds of countries together. All these countries have different time zones to follow the path of time.
What is Time Zone?
A time zone is a zone or area that has the same standard...
June 27, 12:40 PM
One day, Mulla Nasruddin was talking to his neighbour. The neighbour was looking so miserable. Nasruddin asked him what happened. The man complained about the lack of space in his house and said, It is such a small house, Mulla. Me, my wife, my three children and my mother-in-law--all have to live together. It is very cramped and there is hardly any space to move around. He asked Nasruddin for some advice.
Nasruddin said, Do you keep chickens in the yard? Yes, ten of them, replied the...
June 27, 12:15 AM
Our new PM Narendra Modi is regarded as a dynamic and efficient politician with a zeal for development. Shehla Faaiz gives you a closer picture.
Narendra Damodardas Modi was born on September 17, 1950 to Damodardas Mulchand Modi and his wife Heeraben in Vadnagar town of Gujarats Mehsana district. He is third
of four siblings.
Modis parents arranged his marriage in childhood with Jashodaben Chimanlal. But the two hardly spent time together and have been living separately....
June 13, 04:49 PM
Gone are the days of just Ice cream and cake. Todays birthday parties are all about themes. Right from, princesses to pirates, Shehla Faaiz has some ideas.
Party tips for a perfect theme
1. Choose your theme first. As soon as you choose the theme, it would be easier to get all the required items beforehand.
2. Once you are done with the theme. Make a list of required materials, as it makes things easier. Check the list twice before heading to the market.
May 30, 11:55 AM
June 1, World Milk Day
Milk is considered Natures Wellness Drink, because its full of calcium, Vitamin D and Phosphorous.
Milk is unique because no other beverage in the world contains as many natural nutrients.
It is best for your bones and teeth.
When youre suffering from congestion, drink a glass of warm milk.
Milk has 85-95% water content. The rest consists of Vitamins, Fibers, Carbohydrates and Fats.
Dairy cows provide more than...
May 30, 11:49 AM
Take your little steps forward towards the protection of our planet on World Environment Day (June 5).
1. Turn off electrical devices dont leave them on standby.
2. Unplug the devices when not in use - keeping them plugged also consumes lot of energy.
3.To save water, urn the tap off while brushing your teeth.
4.Turn off electric lights when you leave the room.
5.Ban plastic products! Try to go for recycled and natural products instead....
May 30, 11:47 AM
Once upon a time, there was a hungry fox that was looking for something to eat. It was very hungry. No matter how hard it tried, the fox could not ﬁ nd food. Finally it went to the edge of the forest and searched there for food. Suddenly it caught sight of a big tree with a hole in it.
Inside the hole was a package! The hungry fox immediately thought that there might be food in it, and he became very happy. It jumped into the hole and opened the package. There were a lot of food,...
May 16, 12:49 PM
Tornadoes Devastate the Mid-west A wave of terrible tornadoes ripped through the Mid-west and South US on April 27. Arkansas was the hardest hit.
Two Feet Tall Alphabet Sandwich
Fast food fan Nick Chipman, recently prepared a 2 ft tall sandwich that contained 26 food items - one for every letter of the alphabet. It is known as the Alphabet Sandwich now.
Hazardous landslide in Afghanistan
A huge landslide hit Afghanistan on May 2, killing at least 350 people. Around...
May 16, 12:47 PM
Mango- the yummy summery fruit of the season is here with all its sweetness. Shehla Faaiz brings some funny, crafty, nutritive and geographical facts on the flavour of the season.
Door of a new born babys room is adorned with mango leaves. This practice is also performed on important festivals.
Ambika, the Jain Goddess in her traditional form is shown sitting under a mango tree.
Ugadi pacchadi, a must-prepare recipe on the Telugu/Kannada New...
May 2, 12:16 AM
Moving on to our next phase, here is all about the period of Bronze Age for you. Read on to explore the fun of history...
What is Bronze Age?
Bronze Age was the period followed by Stone Age. It lasted between 3300 to 1200 BCE (Before Common Era). It introduced metals like bronze, copper and alloy and their usage in the society. The human civilization became little more advanced during this period.
Lifestyle in Bronze Age
Bronze Age did not start at the same time all...
May 2, 12:10 AM