17th January 2022 to 22nd January 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

A Muslim Woman Who Paints Lord Krishna

Jasna Salim, a Muslim woman from Kozhikode has gained nationwide attention for her Lord Krishna paintings a few years ago. A non-trained artist, Jasna has never painted anything other than the Lord Krishna portraits. She has painted over 500 pictures of Lord Krishna in the past 6 years and has gifted them to her Hindu friends but never got a chance to present her paintings inside a temple. Interestingly, all her paintings, whether done on canvas or glass, are of only one theme – infant Krishna with his butter pot. The news of her paintings spread fast in the area…

World Smile Day 2021

A smile is the most pleasing thing a person can wear. A smile makes a person more beautiful and attractive. World Smile Day is celebrated on first Friday of the October month every year. This year the day is celebrated on October 1. The day is celebrated because Harvey Ball, a commercial artist from Worchester, UK, created the first-ever smiley face in 1963. He thought that everyone should devote one day each year to smile. On World Smile Day, let us know how one can keep ourselves happy. Accept yourself for who you are instead of focusing on the weakness.Maintain…

President Kovind’s four-day visit to Himachal Pradesh

The President of India Ram Nath Kovind arrived in Shimla on Thursday on a four-day visit to Himachal Pradesh. President Kovind is the third President to address Himachal Pradesh Assembly after his predecessors APJ Abdul Kalam and Pranab Mukherjee in 2003 and 2013, respectively. The President’s helicopter landed at Annadale Ground in the afternoon. He was received by Himachal Pradesh governor Rajendra Arlekar and chief minister Jai Ram Thakur. Vidhan Sabha speaker Vipin Singh Parmar, Shimla mayor Satya Kaundal, Director general of police Sanjay Kundu, among others were also present. The President addressed the special session of the assembly on…

Indian hockey beat Germany to win bronze at Tokyo Olympics 2020

Field hockey, a sport which India has such a rich history and tradition of. A sport which has given the country as many as 11 Olympic medals, including 8 golds (1928-1980) has reignited its bond on the Olympic stage with India. The last time India won an Olympic medal was in 1980 with a gold. Now, India ended a 41-year wait to win the bronze medal  in hockey at the Tokyo Olympics 2020. Germany had taken an early lead with Timur Oruz scoring in the second minute of the first quarter. Simranjeet Singh scored in the 17th minute to draw…

Tokyo Games: PV Sindhu becomes the 1st Indian Woman with 2 Individual Olympics Medals

Pusarla Venkata Sindhu is an Indian professional badminton player. She is the first Indian to become the Badminton World Champion and only the second individual athlete from India to win two consecutive medals at the Olympic Games. She rose to fame as World no. 2 in April 2017. PV Sindhu created history as the first woman and second athlete representing India to win two consecutive medals. She defeated He Bing Jiao of China to win the woman’s singles bronze medal at Tokyo Olympics 2020. Earlier Sindhu had suffered a heart- breaking loss to world no. 1 Tai Tzu Ving in…