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

Happy Christmas 2021: History, significance, and importance of the day

Christmas is celebrated with great joy and fervor around the world on December 25 every year to mark the birth of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. People enjoy the day by spending quality time with family and friends, listening to carols, enjoying delicious delicacies, and exchanging gifts. History and Significance: Christmas commemorates the birth of Jesus Christ. Christ is also the second Holy Trinity of Christianity (the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit). Christ was born in Bethlehem to Joseph and Mary. Though the month and the date of Christ’s birth are unknown because the Gregorian Calendar didn’t…

Jammu and Kashmir: Mughal Garden becomes major tourist attraction in Autumn season

The Jammu and Kashmir is often known as the “Paradise on Earth” for their scintillating and breathtaking natural beauty. The Mughal Gardens of Jammu and Kashmir has yet again become a major attraction for tourists with the arrival of the autumn season in the valley. The Autumn season is also known as ‘Harud’ in the local language denotes the foggy season with different hues in the air. During this season, the maple leaves of the Chinar trees turn gold brown from the green that has become an obsession among nature lovers. “Kashmir has four seasons. Autumn is a very beautiful…

Age no barrier: 104-year-old Indian woman scores 89% in the exam

Kuttiyamma, a 104-year-old woman from Kerala’s Kottayam, scored 89 out of 100 marks in an examination conducted as a part of ‘Mikavulsavam’, a project of the Kerala State Literacy mission to test preliminary knowledge of students. The literacy exam included  Mathematics, Malayalam, and General Knowledge as subjects. The qualified ones are eligible to appear for the fourth-grade equivalent Literacy examination. State Education Minister V Sivankutty congratulated and praised Kuttiyamma on the achievement. “Age is no barrier to enter the world of knowledge,” he said. Also, after the declaration of results on Nov 10, 2021, the members of the Ayarkunnam panchayat…

President Kovind’s Dussehra celebrations with the soldiers in Jammu and Kashmir

President Ram Nath Kovind was on a two-day trip to the Union territories of Ladakh and Jammu and Kashmir, to celebrate the occasion of Dussehra with the soldiers of the Indian Army in Kargil’s Drass area, one of the coldest places in the world. With this, the President broke the tradition of celebrating the festival in Delhi every year. The President commenced his visit to Ladakh and Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday, October 14, 2021, by arriving in Leh and performed Sindhu Darshan in Shey village while he travelled to Jammu and Kashmir’s Udhampur area in the evening housing the…

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…