What would you say if you saw a restaurant billboard saying “You be in our guest and please like any menu from arrangement ultimate sea food”?
Will you brush it aside thinking the billboard painter must be ‘uneducated’.
Where: San Francisco, USA
July 1, 2000: The literary world is in a fix. Poets, scholars and publishers cannot believe their ears. An eight-year-old has accomplished what most of them believe is impossible.
Eight year old rules the publishing world [Illustration by Sudheer Nath] Sahara Sunday Spain, has received a record advance of £66,000 from the publisher HarperCollins for a book of her poems.
As a child, he would beat up anyone who dared to call him “andha” or the blind one. Now he does not need to.
Last week, he beat 33 people with his navigational skills at a car rally and emerged the winner.
July 1: See this picture. What do you think the children were doing?
No, they were not waiting for a community bath. They were at a gram sabha (village meeting). They had gone there to tell officials that the increased cost of power is making them miserable.
The bricks came a tumbling. And the concrete made a rumbling. Leaving behind a huge mound of debris.
And a huge crowd of human beings. With tears in their eyes.
Their houses had been destroyed before them.
July 8: A deer was in great pain. It had got injured in the forest. It was discovered by some villagers who lived near the forest.
This incident happened in the Champhai district of Mizoram, in north-east India.
June 24: Vaibhav Bhagate starts work at 5.00 am. He works as an apprentice at the Technical Training Centre of the Bombay Electric Supply and Transport Undertaking. After school, he attends class at the Vikas Night High School and Junior College at night.
Where: Jolo Island, Philippines
July 1, 2000: She has dared to go where most of us wouldn’t. She went inside the jungles of southern Philippines where an armed group of people was holding 21 people, as hostages.
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