11th January 2021 to 16th January 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

What you need to know about WhatsApp’s new privacy policy

The instant messaging platform, WhatsApp has been sending an in-app notification about the updated terms of service and the privacy policy. The notification informs the changes made in the policy of the extensively used app worldwide. With both Android and iOS users, the information was received on Tuesday for many on Wednesday. The updated version features: Change in the way the platform would process the user data.Information exchanged with Facebook and the group of companies includes improvement in infrastructure and delivery systems, safety and security, service experiences with relevant offers and ads across the Facebook products.The app collects new information…

India’s first driverless metro train

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated via video conferencing India’s first ever driverless train on Delhi Metro’s Magenta Line on Monday. The service connects the national capital region of Janakpuri  West to Botanical Garden in Noida along with fully operational National Common Mobility Card (NCMC) services on the Airport Express Line. Speaking at the event, PM Modi said that the inauguration of the first driverless metro train shows how fast the country is moving towards smart systems. Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, and DMRC Managing Director Mangu Singh also attended the virtual inauguration. About India’s driverless train…

Virat Kohli at the ICC Awards 2020

Virat Kohli was announced the winner of two awards by the International Cricket Council on Monday – ICC ODI Men’s Cricketer of the Decade and ICC Male Cricketer of the Decade. The International Cricket Council (ICC) made the announcement via twitter, bestowing the honor on Kohli, who scored 66 out of his 70 international hundreds, in the “ICC Awards” period. The Indian cricket captain earned the ODI Cricketer of the Decade award for his prolific record in 50-over format. He was competing for the award alongside the former skipper MS Dhoni, Ravichandran Aswin, Joe Root and Steve Smith amongst others.…

Merry Christmas 2020

Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Lord Jesus observed primarily on December 25th every year. People across the world celebrate the festival with great enthusiasm and fervor. People decorate their homes and Christmas tree with ornaments and lights with cakes tremendously baked for the celebrations. Despite the ongoing pandemic, here are some warm greetings that you can share with your loved ones to mark the occasion. Merry Christmas! May God showers your life with unlimited blessings on this day.Hope this festive season will bring good luck and good health for you and your family. Merry Christmas and…

Google India adds 4 more languages to search results

Search engine giant Google India have launched a range of new features to a richer language experience for its users on Thursday. The introduction of new features will let people toggle their search results between English and four additional languages: Tamil, Telugu, Bangla, and Marathi. The new language tools have been introduced across Google products like Google Assistant, Google Search, Google Maps, Google Lens, and Discover. The new features use machine learning (ML) and Artificial intelligence (AI) technology to benefit its million users. The company said that over the next month, Search will start to show relevant content in supported…