17th June 2024 to 22nd June 2024

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

Rishi Sunak: A quick guide to the new British Prime Minister 

The prime minister of the United Kingdom is the head of government of the United Kingdom. In 2019, the office of Minister for the Union was established; Boris Johnson became the first prime minister to hold this title. Rishi Sunak is the incumbent Prime Minister, succeeding Liz Truss on 25 October 2022. Here’s what you need to know about him.  Mr. Sunak was born in Southampton, England, to parents of Indian origin who had emigrated from East Africa. He went to the boarding school Winchester College, then studied Philosophy, Politics, and Economics at Oxford, and business at Stanford in America. He…

Deepotsav 2022: Ayodhya enters Guinness Book of World Records by lighting up over 17 lakh diyas

Ayodhya created a new Guinness World Record for the ‘largest display of oil lamps’ after lighting over 17 lakh earthen lamps as a part of Deepotsav 2022 celebrations. The city was lit with oil lamps, laser exhibitions, and fireworks creating a spectacular virtual delight. The grand event was held on the occasion of ‘Choti Diwali’ at Ram Ki Paidi on the banks of the reversed Saryu River.   Uttar Pradesh’s Ayodhya, which was the capital of the Kosala kingdom of Maharaj Dashrath – the father of Lord Ram – was decorated ahead of Diwali 2022 like never ever in centuries. As…

Harry Potter: 10 Real-Life Inspirations in the J.K. Rowling’s Series

A series of many genres, including fantasy, drama, coming-of-age fiction, and the British school story, the world of Harry Potter has several unique and magical things that came from the world we live in every day. The Philosopher’s Stone is based on real-life legends of the Philosopher’s Stone and the Elixir of Life, which grant their users immortality.The character of Nicholas Flamel was a real French man who lived in the late Middle Ages and was a successful merchant.Rubeus Hagrid is also based on a real person. The sturdy biker whom author J.K. Rowling once met was actually a gentle…

International Chess Olympiad 2022: Scuba divers play chess underwater to celebrate the Chess Olympiad in Chennai

The 44th FIDE International Chess Olympiad being hosted by India comprising open and women’s tournaments, as well as several events designed to promote the game of chess, is being held in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. Taking place between July 28, 2022, and August 10, 2022, the Olympiad has brought more than 2,000 visitors from 180 countries together. However, China and Russia will not be taking part in this edition of the event. Adding to the craze around the Chess Olympiad which has garnered plenty of attention in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, a team of divers led by one of the…

Daily Affirmations: 15 Powerful Affirmations That Can Change Your Life

An affirmation is usually a sentence, a sentence of powerful words put together, like a positive statement, and this sentence has the power to motivate you to act on certain things, help you to concentrate on achieving your goals in life, and give you the power to change your negative thinking patterns and replace them with positive thinking patterns, and assist you in accessing a new belief system. Start with 3 to 5 minutes at least twice a day and make it a habit. Try saying affirmations upon waking up and getting into bed. You can also write the affirmation…