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Canteen Talk

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    ‘But…we all are poles apart!’

    Sanya Ghai | On 30-08-2023
    Meeta, Sagar, Hemant and Dia are very different from each other. They have been assigned a common group to work together as a team. Are they working or fighting in the canteen? Let’s listen in! This and that Meeta, Sagar, Hemant and Dia are sitting in the canteen during the lunch break. Nobody has touched Continue reading...
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    ‘I wish he had spoken to us’

    Team TeenBook | Jul 09th, 2023
    Riddhima tells her friends about their classmate Vihaan who had just tried to hurt himself after he failed in several subjects this term. Is everything alright? Riddhima (14) walked to the school canteen for lunch and looked around for her gang. Finally spotting them in the far right corner she made her way through the Continue reading...
  • ‘Why can’t I look like that?’

    Rishika | On 06-12-2023
    Avi’s (15) best friend Roshni refused to eat food during recess for the third consecutive day. Roshni’s reasoning has worried her even more. Let’s listen into their canteen talk. Just not hungry  Avi walked to her usual spot near the back of the dining hall where her friends were eagerly waiting for her so they Continue reading...
  • Why are you wearing full sleeves in summer?

    Himani Bakhda | On 15-10-2023
    Aarushi (16) was sitting with her friend Namita (16) and Drishti (16) during recess. She was constantly pulling down her sleeves and was restless. Her friends noticed her behaviour. Worried about Aarushi, her friends ask her about what was going on. Let’s listen to their Canteen Talk.  Sweatshirt in summer? It was recess and three Continue reading...
  • How to initiate talking with parents?

    Shreya | On 12-09-2023
    Have you ever found talking to your parents to be like navigating a maze without a map? We’ve all been there. How do you approach them without triggering a lecture? How can you make them truly understand what you’re saying? Well, Ria and her friends  Aarav, and Saniya are discussing this topic today in Canteen Continue reading...
  • ‘I want to become popular’

    Rishika | On 19-08-2023
    Arjun wants to become a part of the most popular group at school. Riya too! But their other friends do not understand their obsession with the popular group. Not you losers Riya, Arjun, Yash and Damini are close friends. They were standing in a circle gossiping when they saw some of their classmates take a Continue reading...
  • ‘My parents are separating’

    Sanya Ghai | On 10-08-2023
    Mehul’s parents are separating and he is feeling really stressed about how his life is going to change forever. As he shares his fears with his friends, he is relieved to hear Pranav’s experience. What did Pranav say to Mehul? Let’s listen to their Canteen Talk. The D-word  Mehul’s (13)  parents are not on good Continue reading...
  • ‘What if they don’t believe me?’

    Shreya Mishra | On 10-08-2022
    Sameer (14) has been trying to avoid talking to anyone for the last few days and Neha (14), his childhood best friend, is determined to find out why. Will Sameer spill the beans? Listen in to the latest canteen talk. ‘Something is bugging me’ “Hey Sameer! What’s up? I haven’t seen you during lunch since Continue reading...
  • How can I give him my Dad’s place?

    Umeza Peera | On 03-09-2021
    Shanika (14) is sad during her online classes and her friends notice this. Why? Her mother wants her to meet someone, who might be her new dad. She does not like the whole thought of having a stepdad; blame those stories she read about step parents as a kid. However, during her conversation with her Continue reading...
  • ‘I am addicted to filters!’

    Umeza Peera | On 16-04-2021
    When Roohi asked Monika to send her a picture for the school project, she was hesitant. She wanted to send the perfect picture using the best filters. One of their seniors listened to their conversation and shared her experience. Let’s listen to their canteen talk. Photo: Shutterstock/StockImageFactory.com/Person in the photo is a model.  The best Continue reading...