3rd October 2022 to 8th October 2022

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

Harry Potter: 10 Real-Life Inspirations in the J.K. Rowling’s Series

A series of many genres, including fantasy, drama, coming-of-age fiction, and the British school story, the world of Harry Potter has several unique and magical things that came from the world we live in every day. The Philosopher’s Stone is based on real-life legends of the Philosopher’s Stone and the Elixir of Life, which grant their users immortality.The character of Nicholas Flamel was a real French man who lived in the late Middle Ages and was a successful merchant.Rubeus Hagrid is also based on a real person. The sturdy biker whom author J.K. Rowling once met was actually a gentle…

International Chess Olympiad 2022: Scuba divers play chess underwater to celebrate the Chess Olympiad in Chennai

The 44th FIDE International Chess Olympiad being hosted by India comprising open and women’s tournaments, as well as several events designed to promote the game of chess, is being held in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. Taking place between July 28, 2022, and August 10, 2022, the Olympiad has brought more than 2,000 visitors from 180 countries together. However, China and Russia will not be taking part in this edition of the event. Adding to the craze around the Chess Olympiad which has garnered plenty of attention in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, a team of divers led by one of the…

Daily Affirmations: 15 Powerful Affirmations That Can Change Your Life

An affirmation is usually a sentence, a sentence of powerful words put together, like a positive statement, and this sentence has the power to motivate you to act on certain things, help you to concentrate on achieving your goals in life, and give you the power to change your negative thinking patterns and replace them with positive thinking patterns, and assist you in accessing a new belief system. Start with 3 to 5 minutes at least twice a day and make it a habit. Try saying affirmations upon waking up and getting into bed. You can also write the affirmation…

CWG 2022: Meet India’s youngest athlete at the Commonwealth Games

14-year-old squash player, Anahat Singh, is the youngest Indian to be participating in the 2022 Commonwealth Games. Anahat is the first sportswoman to win the British Junior Squash Open in 2019 and US Junior Squash Open in 2021. The top-ranked player in the U-15 category in India and Asia has also qualified for the World Juniors Squash Championships 2022 in Nancy, France, making her the youngest Indian to feature in the tournament. Anahat was selected for the Indian team following her impressive run in the national selection trials. Speaking about her selection ahead of the start of the Birmingham Games,…

Animation: Mattel and Netflix to premier animated series ‘Deepa and Anoop’ soon

A multinational toy company Mattel has announced that its all-new animated children’s series ‘Deepa and Anoop’ will debut on OTT platform Netflix on August 16, 2022. Created by acclaimed Bollywood animator Munjal Shroff (Shortcut Safari), accomplished writer Lisa Goldman (Dragon Tales), and award-winning producer Heather Kenyon (Doki adventures), ‘Deepa and Anoop’ is Mattel television’s first animated series based on original intellectual property. The colorful, music-driven series follows the adventures of seven-year-old Deepa and her best friend Anoop, a half-ton, color-changing baby elephant. The dynamic duo makes everything bigger, grander, and more wonderful for the guests at her Indian family’s Mango…