Veena Prasad
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Veena Prasad

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The Tale of the Toilet

Number one or number two, they are always big jobs! But do you ever wonder what toilets looked like in the olden times? And are they different in other countries? Get ready to take a peek into toilets across space and time!

Pratham Books / June 2017 / Book

Scripting History

ISRO's multiple orbit launch

The Hindu, Young World / October 2016 / Science

Curiosity leads to Discovery

Celebrating the spirit of curiosity on the occasion of National Science day 2016

The Hindu, Young World / February 2016 / Science

Watt an Inventor!

James Watt’s aptitude for maths and science spearheaded the Industrial Revolution. This visionary’s birth anniversary falls on January 19

The Hindu, Young World / January 2016 / Science

Beyond the Call of Duty

Stories of a dozen British gentlemen who made India their home in colonial times, who were not necessarily administrators or "rulers", but ordinary men who did some extraordinary work for India and Indians - work that still speaks for itself today.

Harper Collins India / August 2015 / Book

Head Hunted

Won the second prize in the Sunday Herald Short Story Competiton

Deccan Herald / August 2012 / Short Story

Girl, Alive

Song for Malala

Sagrika Rai / October 2015 / Song Lyrics

Earth 2.0

So near, yet so far!

The Hindu Young World / August 2015 / Science

Goodbye, Earth!

A trip is always fun. But what if you are never coming back?

The Hindu Young World / September 2015 / Science

Journey of the Wheel

A fictional account of how technology spread in the early days

Amar Chitra Katha / December 2014 / Short Story / [Pdf , 1.04 MB]

Fly Dino, Fly!

How did dinos disappear?

Amar Chitra Katha / June 2012 / Short Story / [Pdf , 935 KB]

Are you reading this?

Review of Douglas Adams' and Mark Carwardine's 'Last Chance To See'

Reading Hour / November 2014 / Book Review / [Pdf , 632 KB]

A manifesto for change

Review of Pavan K. Varma's 'Chanakya's New Manifesto'

The Hindu / September 2013 / Book Review

The Travelling Bard

Review of John Ralston Saul's 'Dark Diversions'

The Hindu / July 2013 / Book Review

Are you reading this?

Review of Dr. V Raghunathan's 'Locks, Mahabharata and Mathematics'

Reading Hour / September 2013 / Book Review / [Pdf , 740 KB]

Sir M. Visvesvaraya

In the context of nation building

Sampada / September 2010 / People Profiles

BV Jagadeesh

A profile

Sampada / February 2010 / People Profiles / [Pdf , 478 KB]

Pavitra Ratnakar

A profile

Sampada / April 2010 / People Profiles / [Pdf , 286 KB]

Mano Murthy

A profile

Sampada / May 2010 / People Profiles / [Pdf , 69.7 KB]

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