19th April 2021 to 24th April 2021

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

Bananas: Health benefits, tips and Nutritional Facts

Do you go bananas over bananas? Then you are going to particularly love this article. A banana a day keeps bloating, gas, and constipation away. A nutritional breakdown per 100 grams reveals: it contains 0.3 grams total fat, zero cholesterol, 1 mg salt, about 360 mg potassium, 2.6 grams dietary fiber, 12 grams sugar, and 1.1 grams protein. You can have it as a fruit by itself, you can turn it into a milkshake, you can also make a sabzi out of it, or fry banana slices for chips. You can also add it to halwa or bake a cake…

Bus conductor’s daughter qualifies for Tokyo Olympics

Priyanka Goswami, 25, qualified for the Tokyo Olympics and the World Athletic Championship in Oregon, USA, on February 13, 2021. She  broke the National record in the 20 km walk in the process. This occurred on the Open National and International race walking championship in Ranchi on February 13. Her timing of 1:28:45 broke the national record by over a minute. Her father Madan Goswami is a bus conductor in Uttar Pradesh. Priyanka is originally from Sagdi village in Muzaffarnagar; the family currently lives in Meerut. A graduate in Arts, she is currently attending the Sports Authority of India’s training…

The Official Pokemon YouTube channel is now live in India

Pokemon, also known as Pocket Monsters in Japan, is a Japanese media franchise managed by The Pokemon Company, a company founded by Nintendo, Game Freak, and Creatures. The franchise was created by Satoshi Tajiri in 1995, centered on fictional creatures called “Pokemon”. The Pokemon Company president and CEO Tsunekazu Ishihara has announced the launch of Pokemon kids TV, an English sister channel of the official Japanese Pokemon YouTube channel for kids, in India and other Asian countries. Pokemon Kids TV brings videos ranging from Pokemon songs and nursery rhymes to educational content including English learning. Current Offerings: Nursery Rhymes: The…

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…