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

Tokyo Olympics: World no. 1 archer Deepika Kumari crashes out in quarters

Deepika Kumari Mahato is an Indian professional archer. Currently ranked the World No. 1, she completes in the event of archery. She won a gold medal in the 2010 Commonwealth games in the women’s individual recurve event. She also won a gold medal in the same competition in the women’s team recurve event along with Dola Banerjee and Bombayala Devi. Deepika Kumari scripted history at the Tokyo Olympics 2020 by becoming the first archer from India to reach the quarter-final stages at the Games. She defeated Ksenia Perova of the Russian Olympic Committee in a shoot-out to make it to…

HAPPY FRIENDSHIP DAY 2021

Friendship Day is celebrated on the first Sunday of August annually, and hence this year, Friendship Day 2021 falls on August 1. A friend is someone who is always there when we need them and never forget to help, support, and motivate us. A friend can be of any age group, and you can come across that special person at any point of time in your life. Furthermore, we can discuss things with them that we are not able to share with the family. This day was first proposed in 1958 in Paraguay. However, it is known to have originated…

NATIONAL MANGO DAY 2021

National Mango Day is observed on 22 July every year to honor the ‘King of fruits’. The day is dedicated to the delicious fruit that people love to eat during the summer season. The fruit is rich in vitamins and fiber content which helps the skin, improves eyesight, and control cholesterol. I love mangoes and Gujarat has a tradition of Aamras. I did not have the luxury to buy mangoes in childhood. So, I used to eat mangoes in the field after plucking them directly from the trees. – PM Narendra Modi History of the National Mango Day Mango was…

Tokyo Olympics 2020

The Tokyo Games were thrown open with a  grand opening ceremony in Tokyo’s Olympic Stadium on Friday night. Boxing great MC Mary Kom and Indian hockey team skipper Manpreet Singh lead the Indian contingent in the athletes parade at the Japan National Stadium in Tokyo. India had 19 of their athletes represent the country in the opening ceremony. Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 began on 23 July 2021 and ends on 8 August 2021. Mirabai Chanu opened India’s medal tally at the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday, clinching a silver medal in the women’s 49 kg weightlifting category. After topping the qualification…

World Emoji Day 2021

World Emoji Day is celebrated on July 17 every year. The word “emoji” is made up of two different words: ‘e’ for picture and ‘moji’ for the character. Emoji is a Japanese word that roughly means picture word. Emoji is a way of sharing your expressions while texting. Emojis have become a part of our daily communication now. They have emerged as a popular and convenient way of conveying emotions, feelings, and reactions with our near and dear ones. Also, things have become easier and interesting as compared via the texting procedure. History of Emoji The first emoji was developed…