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Kavya’s India Series Part 5: The Man who Claims he hasn’t Eaten or Drunk for 70 Years

Kavya’s India Series Part 5: The Man who Claims he hasn’t Eaten or Drunk for 70 Years

Kavya, a Year 6 Young Journalist based at Burgh School, has family roots in India and the highlight of her year is when she makes her annual visit to see her relatives based in New Delhi. She has decided to share her love of this vast country with YJA readers! (To read all her stories […]

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Kavya’s India Part 4: The World’s Biggest Family

Kavya’s India Part 4: The World’s Biggest Family

  Kavya, a Year 6 Young Journalist based at Burgh School, has family roots in India and the highlight of her year is when she makes her annual visit to see her relatives based in New Delhi. She has decided to share her love of this vast country with YJA readers! (To read all her […]

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Kavja’s India Part 3: The Elephant Spa

Kavja’s India Part 3: The Elephant Spa

Kavya, a Year 6 Young Journalist based at Burgh School, has family roots in India and the highlight of her year is when she makes her annual visit to see her relatives based in New Delhi. She has decided to share her love of this vast country with YJA readers! Part 1 – Monkey Business Part […]

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100 Caps for Stuart Broad

100 Caps for Stuart Broad

In the second test against India, 30-year-old fast bowler Stuart Broad made his 100th cap for England’s cricket team. Broad made his debut for England back in 2007 against Sri Lanka when he was twenty-one. He’s from a cricket-mad family as his dad, Chris, also played for England making his debut in 1984. Broad junior […]

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Royals back from India to celebrate special occasion

Royals back from India to celebrate special occasion

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge fed baby elephants and rhinos during a tour of one of the world’s most important wildlife parks. During their first official tour of India, Will and Kate were only 50 feet away from a rare one horned rhino. The royal couple joked with a village elder that Prince George […]

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England on the brink of World T20 glory

England on the brink of World T20 glory

Despite a calamitous World Cup last year that saw England eliminated in the group stages amidst a storm of embarrassment, the side is on the brink of World Twenty20 victory this weekend. It’s certainly a dramatic turnaround and one that appears ever likely to be crowned with silverware. Their semi final victory over New Zealand […]

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Headache for ‘Bowled Over’ Leopard

Headache for ‘Bowled Over’ Leopard

Recently, an unfortunate leopard got its head stuck in a bowl whilst foraging for a drink near the Indian village of Sardul Kheda, in the Rajasthan district of Rajsamand. Some villagers tried to capture the animal by tying its legs but only made it more aggressive. The villagers then informed the forest officials. It took […]

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Happy Holi

Happy Holi

Have you heard of Holi? Well, it’s a very colourful festival that traditionally takes place in northern India where people throw powdered paint all over each other.

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Village gets its first ever fridge

Village gets its first ever fridge

In India, a man called Santosh Chowdhury has brought to a village its first ever fridge! Now he can preserve food, which soon goes off in the hot climate. But it’s not only it’s for him, all 200 members of his local community will benefit! Santos works very hard as a tailor in the outskirts of Calcutta; […]

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Big Increase in India’s Tiger Population

Big Increase in India’s Tiger Population

India’s tiger population has increased by 30% and has done extremely well to be holding approximately 70% of the world’s tigers. In 2010 the tiger population was 1,706, four years later it stood at 2,226. Although India currently has more tigers than any other country in the world, it’s not all good news. Yes, the […]