10th August 2020 to 15th August 2020

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

Sprinter Hima takes cricket to stay fit

IMAGE: Hima Das celebrates winning gold in the women’s 400 metres final at the IAAF World Under-20 Championships in Finland, on July 12,2018. The 20-year-old Hima Das popularly known as ‘The Dhing express' is the first Indian woman to win a gold in the world championships with the national record of 50.79 seconds in 400 metres. She is also the first Indian to win a gold medal in a track event at the world level. Presently, the star sprinter is not worried over qualifying for the Olympics with the inclusion of cycling and a bit of cricket in her regular…

Diet plan for a safe Monsoon

Monsoon in India are always awaited as they provide relief from the scorching summer heat. However, we must also remember that the season invites a lot of health issues along with it. As the rainy season affects the immune system of the body, it is essential to be very careful about what we eat and drink during the season. The monsoon season also plays host for many diseases like dengue, malaria, conjunctivitis, typhoid, viral fever, pneumonia, gastrointestinal disturbances, diarrhoea and dysentery. Ritucharya is considered to be very healthy, preventing diseases especially if we stick to seasonally produced foods during the…

PM visits Ladakh

The Prime minister of India, Mr. Modi arrived in Leh, the capital city of Union Territory of Ladakh on July 3,2020. He reached there, 17 days after the Chinese troops killed 20 of the Indian soldiers in the Galwan valley incident. Mr Modi was accompanied by the Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat  and the Army Chief General Manoj Naravana. He visited one of the forward locations in Nimu interacting with the personnel of the Indian Army, Airforce and ITBP there. On a surprise visit to Ladakh, the Indian Prime minister addressed the troops at Nimu outside Leh and…

George Floyd Protests in the U.S.

George Floyd, a 46-year-old African American man recently died in United States after, a Minneapolis Police Department officer, knelt on Floyd’s neck for nearly nine minutes. His death was followed by a quick spread of protests, involving posters with the words “No justice! No peace!”, “I can’t breathe” and “Black Lives Matter”. The cause of protests being, killing of Floyd by the Minneapolis police, beliefs about inequality and racism, police brutality and lack of effective police action. Majority of the peaceful protests were followed by riots, substantial looting, street encounters and police violent conduct. There have been reports on aggressive…

Education in COVID- 19 Times

Every child across the globe always dreams, not attending the school and relax peacefully at  their homes with none of the studies  and this very wish  of theirs has now come true, with the wreaking Coronavirus pandemic. Education in COVID- 19  times, today has certainly become digital. It has truly shifted from live classrooms to  the virtual way of learning , which is also necessary for the safety of our Children. Educational Institutions are conducting education either through recorded sessions  referred as MOOCs  (Massive Open Online Course) or through the online  Webinars. For smooth functioning, the situation strictly demands a …