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The Indian William Wordsworth

 ~ Prapti Chaudhari (Std. X Abhinav Vidyalay) “I am still on my zigzag way, pursuing the diagonal between reason and heart.” Well, I think you all have guessed it right, yes! It is indeed Ruskin Bond. He is a famous British Indian author and poet. Born on 19th May 1934, he spent his childhood in Kasauli till the age of six and then in Dehradun after his father, Aubrey Alexander Bond joined the Air Force . His world revolved around his father but the unfortunate death left  Bond in grief. But the time he spent with his father is beautifully described in his novel, Looking for The Rainbow: My Years with Daddy . “ No one rules the world forever, the gods grow jealous. If someone is constantly successful or too powerful - be it Alexander or Napoleon or Hitler - the gods will eventually destroy him.” ~Ruskin Bond, Looking for The Rainbow: My Years with Daddy. Ruskin Bond is one of my favorite authors. I admire how he keeps his writing style simple yet so mesmerizing.  The books below


                                                                                                    -Karthik Thiyagarajan, IXth Abhinav Vidyalay Lately, I’ve been listening to Soprano pieces of music. The soprano is the highest vocal range in classical music. The vocal range of a soprano is about 261-1046 Hz. It is derived from the Italian word ‘Sopra’ which means ‘above’.  Of all the Soprano music my most favorite one is Lascia ch’io pianga. Lascia ch’io pianga is an Italian soprano aria composed by George Frideric Handel .  Now, what is an aria? Aria is a solo in opera which can be performed with or without orchestral accompaniment. Lascia ch’io pianga is one of the most famous arias composed by George Friedric Handel. It made its appearance in 1705 in act 3 of Handel's opera Almira . Later in 1711 Handel used the music but changed the lyrics of the aria for his London opera Rinaldo which is now known as ‘Lascia ch’io pianga’. OUTLINE : Goffredo , the leader of the Christian cam


       - Gargi R Sawant (Std X, Abhinav Vidyalay) Sudha Murty, a famous writer of novels, short stories and travelogues, is a prolific writer who writes in English and Kannada. She has written many best-sellers for children. Born in Shiggaon in North Karnataka, she became an engineer and later taught in an engineering college. She is an MTech in Computer Science and the co-founder of Infosys, India’s thriving tech company. She has won many awards like the Padma Shree, the RK Narayan award for Literature and so on. I got to know this information when I started reading her books. I was in 5th grade when my mother brought me a book written by Sudha Murty named, 'GRANDMA'S BAGS OF STORIES' . When I read this book, I was totally fascinated and amazed by the stories, the storyline and also the way it was written. The simplicity in the language captivated me. In  the beginning of the book,  ajji-( grandma in marathi) is eagerly waiting for her grandchildren to arrive for th