23rd May 2022 to 28th May 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

Screen time and children: All you need to know about the modern technology trend

Despite the fact that we might be proud of our child’s quick hand on  technology for learning or entertainment, screen time in kids, beyond school, must be minimized and discouraged. How does screen time affect children’s ability to learn? Research has shown that screen time inhibits young children’s ability to read faces and learn social skills, two key factors needed to develop empathy. Face-to-face interactions are the only way young children learn to understand non-verbal cues and interpret them. What are the benefits of screen time in kids?  With moderation, there are some benefits of screen time to children: educational…

Taj Mahotsav 2022: Date, Venue, Tickets and Everything You Need to Know

The Taj Mahotsav 2022 is a ten-day cultural festival held in Agra every year. It has been rescheduled from its planned dates (February 18- February 27) due to the UP assembly polls. Taj Mahotsav is all about celebrations for people of all ages especially children. It is one such event that offers a variety of indigenous, classical, and other art genres.  Taj Mahotsav 2022: Date and Timings Taj Mahotsav 2022 will commence from March 20, 2022. The ten-day festival will conclude on March 29 this year. The timings for the same is 10 am to 10 pm. Taj Mahotsav 2022:…

National Safety Day 2022: Date, Theme, History and Significance

The National Safety Day (NSD) is observed on the 4th of March every year to raise public awareness of all safety principles, including road safety, workplace safety, human health safety, and environmental safety.  Started for a single day as NSD, the campaign has now been spread over a week from 4 March 2022 to 11 March 2022. On National Safety Day, the government tries to motivate people to integrate safety measures in their lives and educate others about those measures. National Safety Day: Theme The theme for National Safety Week campaign 2022 is “Nurture young minds - Develop safety culture”.…

Indian Sportswomen who made the nation proud

Women have significantly contributed to the development, be it any field. The list is endless. Here are some of the female Indian athletes that made us proud. Sania Mirza - Tennis A former doubles world No.1, she has won six Grand Slam titles in her career. Mary Kom - Boxing Mary Kom is a six-time World Champion and an Olympic medalist in the field of boxing. She has 13 career golds, three silvers and bronze each to her accolades. PV Sindhu - Badminton The first Indian to become the World Champion in badminton and the second athlete to win two…

The ‘Baahubali’ Banana

A ‘Baahubali’ banana grown in a farmer’s field is very special. The stem is 7-ft-long complete with fruits. This Amritha species of banana tree is grown by Anala Sudarshan at Vakatippa village in Kothapally Mandal from East Godavari in Andhra Pradesh. The ideal farmer has proved that he can produce a quality crop only with the use of organic fertilizers. The white wheel has grown over three and a half feet. There are up to 140 fruits per banana gel. They weigh over 30 kgs with bananas usually about two and a half feet long. “I brought the banana seedling…