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

Tripura Jackfruit makes way to United Kingdom

The jackfruit export initiative of the Agriculture and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) from Tripura is a true ‘recognition’ of the pro-people governance. While addressing Man-Ki-Baat, Prime Minister Modi referred to the success of Tripura farmers in exporting jackfruit to the United Kingdom. Anticipating the demand of Tripura jackfruits in the country and abroad, best quality jackfruits were brought to Guwahati by train with the help of APEDA and then sent to London by air cargo via Delhi, he said. The Jackfruit were exported by Kiega Exim, which sourced them from Krishi Sanyoga Agro Producer Company of Tripura.…

Indian Golfer Lahiri qualifies for Tokyo Olympics

Anirban Lahiri is an Indian professional golfer who currently plays on the Asian Tour and PGA Tour. He has recently qualified for the Tokyo Olympics as the highest-ranked Indian men’s golfer. The Tokyo Games will be played from July 23 to August 8. Anirban Lahiri made the cut at the 60th spot, the last available quota in the Tokyo Olympics rankings. India was eligible for one spot and Lahiri being the highest placed golfer from the country at the 340th position, qualified. “I’m feeling really blessed and fortunate right now. I was obviously not expecting it. I had no clue…

IMD predicts heavy Rains in North India as Cyclone Tauktae weakens

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Tuesday that as Cyclone Tauktae weakens further, its after-effects will bring moderate rains to several parts of north India, including Delhi- NCR in the coming days. In the latest update posted on Twitter, the weather department said that thunderstorm with light to moderate intensity rain would occur over and adjoining areas of entire Delhi and a few places of NCR. The Head of the Regional Meteorological Centre of the IMD, said Cyclone Tauktae has brought rains to southern Rajasthan as it approached north India. As it stretches further, there is possibility of heavy…

Happy Baisakhi 2021

Baisakhi, also known as Vaisakhi, is the harvest festival of Punjab. The festival is mainly celebrated by the people of Sikh community. It also marks the beginning of the Sikh solar New Year. On this day, Guru Gobind Singh, the tenth and last Sikh Guru, had established the Khalsa Panth in 1699. This year, Baisakhi is being celebrated today, April 13, 2021 and the Baisakhi puja will begin at 8:39 pm. Baisakhi is all about festivities, food, music, dance, and celebrations. The festival is specially celebrated at the Gurudwaras across the world. Read for the Gurudwaras festivities on the day:…

The young ‘Hula Hoop girl’

A hula hoop is a toy hoop that is twirled around the waist, limbs, or neck. Hula hooping is a great exercise for your abs, and is also played to have fun with friends. Hula hoops for children generally measure approximately 28 inches (71 cm) in diameter, while those for adults measure around 40 inches (1.0 m). Older hoops were made from various materials, including metal, bamboo, wood, grass, and sometimes even vines. Today, they are usually made of plastic tubing. Panchkula-based Vaishnavi Gupta, who is known as ‘Google Girl’ has now become the ‘Hula Hoop Girl. The 9-year-old has…