29th November 2021 to 4th December 2021

World This Week

The world this week is an attempt to provide worldly news to kids once a week. The idea behind this is to make them get started on reading world news but it’s written in a child friendly manner and explains some concepts too

Jammu and Kashmir: Mughal Garden becomes major tourist attraction in Autumn season

The Jammu and Kashmir is often known as the “Paradise on Earth” for their scintillating and breathtaking natural beauty. The Mughal Gardens of Jammu and Kashmir has yet again become a major attraction for tourists with the arrival of the autumn season in the valley. The Autumn season is also known as ‘Harud’ in the local language denotes the foggy season with different hues in the air. During this season, the maple leaves of the Chinar trees turn gold brown from the green that has become an obsession among nature lovers. “Kashmir has four seasons. Autumn is a very beautiful…

Age no barrier: 104-year-old Indian woman scores 89% in the exam

Kuttiyamma, a 104-year-old woman from Kerala’s Kottayam, scored 89 out of 100 marks in an examination conducted as a part of ‘Mikavulsavam’, a project of the Kerala State Literacy mission to test preliminary knowledge of students. The literacy exam included  Mathematics, Malayalam, and General Knowledge as subjects. The qualified ones are eligible to appear for the fourth-grade equivalent Literacy examination. State Education Minister V Sivankutty congratulated and praised Kuttiyamma on the achievement. “Age is no barrier to enter the world of knowledge,” he said. Also, after the declaration of results on Nov 10, 2021, the members of the Ayarkunnam panchayat…

President Kovind’s Dussehra celebrations with the soldiers in Jammu and Kashmir

President Ram Nath Kovind was on a two-day trip to the Union territories of Ladakh and Jammu and Kashmir, to celebrate the occasion of Dussehra with the soldiers of the Indian Army in Kargil’s Drass area, one of the coldest places in the world. With this, the President broke the tradition of celebrating the festival in Delhi every year. The President commenced his visit to Ladakh and Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday, October 14, 2021, by arriving in Leh and performed Sindhu Darshan in Shey village while he travelled to Jammu and Kashmir’s Udhampur area in the evening housing the…

A Muslim Woman Who Paints Lord Krishna

Jasna Salim, a Muslim woman from Kozhikode has gained nationwide attention for her Lord Krishna paintings a few years ago. A non-trained artist, Jasna has never painted anything other than the Lord Krishna portraits. She has painted over 500 pictures of Lord Krishna in the past 6 years and has gifted them to her Hindu friends but never got a chance to present her paintings inside a temple. Interestingly, all her paintings, whether done on canvas or glass, are of only one theme – infant Krishna with his butter pot. The news of her paintings spread fast in the area…

World Smile Day 2021

A smile is the most pleasing thing a person can wear. A smile makes a person more beautiful and attractive. World Smile Day is celebrated on first Friday of the October month every year. This year the day is celebrated on October 1. The day is celebrated because Harvey Ball, a commercial artist from Worchester, UK, created the first-ever smiley face in 1963. He thought that everyone should devote one day each year to smile. On World Smile Day, let us know how one can keep ourselves happy. Accept yourself for who you are instead of focusing on the weakness.Maintain…