26th July 2021 to 31st July 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

NATIONAL MANGO DAY 2021

National Mango Day is observed on 22 July every year to honor the ‘King of fruits’. The day is dedicated to the delicious fruit that people love to eat during the summer season. The fruit is rich in vitamins and fiber content which helps the skin, improves eyesight, and control cholesterol. I love mangoes and Gujarat has a tradition of Aamras. I did not have the luxury to buy mangoes in childhood. So, I used to eat mangoes in the field after plucking them directly from the trees. – PM Narendra Modi History of the National Mango Day Mango was…

Tokyo Olympics 2020

The Tokyo Games were thrown open with a  grand opening ceremony in Tokyo’s Olympic Stadium on Friday night. Boxing great MC Mary Kom and Indian hockey team skipper Manpreet Singh lead the Indian contingent in the athletes parade at the Japan National Stadium in Tokyo. India had 19 of their athletes represent the country in the opening ceremony. Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 began on 23 July 2021 and ends on 8 August 2021. Mirabai Chanu opened India’s medal tally at the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday, clinching a silver medal in the women’s 49 kg weightlifting category. After topping the qualification…

World Emoji Day 2021

World Emoji Day is celebrated on July 17 every year. The word “emoji” is made up of two different words: ‘e’ for picture and ‘moji’ for the character. Emoji is a Japanese word that roughly means picture word. Emoji is a way of sharing your expressions while texting. Emojis have become a part of our daily communication now. They have emerged as a popular and convenient way of conveying emotions, feelings, and reactions with our near and dear ones. Also, things have become easier and interesting as compared via the texting procedure. History of Emoji The first emoji was developed…

Tripura Jackfruit makes way to United Kingdom

The jackfruit export initiative of the Agriculture and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) from Tripura is a true ‘recognition’ of the pro-people governance. While addressing Man-Ki-Baat, Prime Minister Modi referred to the success of Tripura farmers in exporting jackfruit to the United Kingdom. Anticipating the demand of Tripura jackfruits in the country and abroad, best quality jackfruits were brought to Guwahati by train with the help of APEDA and then sent to London by air cargo via Delhi, he said. The Jackfruit were exported by Kiega Exim, which sourced them from Krishi Sanyoga Agro Producer Company of Tripura.…

Indian Golfer Lahiri qualifies for Tokyo Olympics

Anirban Lahiri is an Indian professional golfer who currently plays on the Asian Tour and PGA Tour. He has recently qualified for the Tokyo Olympics as the highest-ranked Indian men’s golfer. The Tokyo Games will be played from July 23 to August 8. Anirban Lahiri made the cut at the 60th spot, the last available quota in the Tokyo Olympics rankings. India was eligible for one spot and Lahiri being the highest placed golfer from the country at the 340th position, qualified. “I’m feeling really blessed and fortunate right now. I was obviously not expecting it. I had no clue…