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

Aero India 2021

Aero India is a biennial air show held in Bengaluru, India. It is organized by the Defense Exhibition Organization, Ministry of Defense. This is the 13th edition of the premier aerospace and defense exhibition. The biennial event kick-started on the  February 03 at the Air Force Station Yelahanka in Bengaluru. The annual event ended on the 05 February 2021. The Aero India show is a military Expo held to show the accomplishments the Airforce has achieved and also to drive up the investments and  exposure. The important event was inaugurated by the Defense Minister Rajnath Singh. Three Mi-17 helicopters took…

THE MAHAKUMBH

Maha Kumbh Mela is the largest religious gathering of people in the world that takes place in India. The holy event starts from January 14 and is going to continue till April 2021 in Haridwar. It is held at the pilgrimage sites like Allahabad, Haridwar, Nashik, and Ujjain. This time, the festival is going to take place after 11 years instead of 12 because of the planetary movements. The Akhil Bhartiya Akhada Parishad president Mahant Narendra Giri said that “officially though Mahakumbh begins from January 1 and will conclude on April 28, but as the Shahi Snan falls on March…

Kashmir turns white after fresh snowfall

Srinagar and some other parts of Kashmir received fresh snowfall on Saturday, affecting the normal life and cutting the valley with the rest of the country. The valley had received snowfall for four consecutive days earlier in the week, draping everything in white. The Srinagar-Jammu national highway, the only road link between Kashmir and the rest of the country remained closed for traffic on the seventh day on Saturday, the officials informed. Also, fresh snowfall has affected the air traffic as no flight operations took place at the Srinagar airport. The air traffic would be restored as soon as the…

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…