Short Stories

Lost Wallet in Honest Hands

by Sahadev Komaragiri

walletYashoda is a student at a government high school in Warangal. She is in 9th standard. She goes to her school on her bicycle. One day as she was going to the school she saw something on the road. She got down from her bicycle and picked it up. It was a wallet! She opened it to see what is in it. It has some one hundred rupee notes. This treasure belongs to someone in her village. What should she do with the wallet? Tension gripped her. She put the wallet in her school bag and started going towards the school.

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Marks vs Integrity

by Sahadev Komaragiri

integrityMs. Sunita teaches computer science classes for 9th class students. Every Thursday she conducts a slip test. For the last few weeks Mahesh consistently got the highest marks in the class. He is always very meticulous in his preparation. Something very interesting happened in the last test.
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Latin Name for Lead

by Sahadev Komaragiri

examtimeIt was during the quarterly examinations. Science teacher Mr. Murthy was going on his routine rounds. Students were busy writing answers to the questions on their test. One 8th class student, Santosh, got up and stopped Mr. Murthy.

Santosh asked “Sir, could you please take a look at this question?”

Mr. Murthy looked at the paper and read out the question, “What is the Latin name of element Lead?” The question was a very simple one.

Santosh did not seem to be satisfied, “I know the question sir”. “Then what do you want to know?” the teacher asked.

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