September 6: Eight-year old Neha is the happiest girl in India. Her father has just won a huge amount of money at a popular television quiz show. Neha coached him for the show.
The game show, ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati’ (KBC), is the Indianised version of the famous American show ‘Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?
Where: London, UK
December 10, 2008 :Question: Name an impoverished British woman writer who wrote her first novel in sitting in cafes with her child, and went on to become a billionaire bestselling writer? J.K. Rowling, the writer of the Harry Potter series, comes to mind at once.
As the sun rises over the hills, the birds start chirping. Nine-year-old Gyatsu knows that it is time to go to school. All his friends in the village go to school too. In no time a small army of rosy-cheeked children can be seen hurrying through the streets and up the hills, to the local primary school.
This is a contribution from one of our young pitara viewer Shilpa from Barbados. She is six years old.
The Haunted House  One day when I was playing a game called dodge ball, our ball went on a hill way up high.
July 1: The news is that a mysterious disease has killed 35 valuable members of the Orissa’s police service. They are all pigeons.
The first of the deaths took place in March in Puri district. Twenty-four more pigeons died soon after, in Cuttack district.
Where: Kathmandu, Nepal
February 16, 2009 : Three Nepalese brothers, Pemba Dorje Sherpa, Nima Gyalzen and Phurba Tenzing plan to stay on Mt. Everest for 24 hours to establish a new world record. The current record is 20 hours on the peak.
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