Bijal Vachharajani
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Growing Pangs

The writer was the former editor of Time Out Bangalore and writes about education for sustainable development and sustainable livelihoods.

ART & CULTURE

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Wizardly world of Harry Potter comes stunningly alive in the third book

Jim Kay seems to be having more and more fun turning the world created by JK Rowling into illustrations.

ART & CULTURE

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20 years of Harry Potter: The greatest spell the boy wizard pulled was to change us

Perhaps the books’ greatest triumph is that it got a generation of children and adults to read more.

ART & CULTURE

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So you think climate change is not really happening?

[Book excerpt] Earth will adapt to changes; just as she has in the past. All earthlings may not be so lucky.

POLITICS

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ART & CULTURE

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With ICSE introducing Harry Potter books, the possibilities are endless

Students will not just learn wizardly literature but also topics of bullying, democracy, and inclusion.

ART & CULTURE

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Fantastic Beasts shows muggles there's no magic in a world without the wild

Newt Artemis Fido Scamander reminds us that without animals, Earth isn’t a place called home.

ART & CULTURE

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With new Potter book, you have to finally let go of the child Harry

Even Hermione and Ron, the other two main characters, like many of us, have aged and are wiser.

ART & CULTURE

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New Harry Potter book is both fan fiction and ode to magical what-ifs

JK Rowling's 'Cursed Child' is really about the fathers and sons who struggle with the imperfections in their relationships.

ART & CULTURE

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Simply Nanju is a poignant book to help children understand disability

Zainab Suleiman's writing stems from her work with different NGOs and special schools.

ART & CULTURE

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