22nd July 2024 to 27th July 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

National Safety Day 2022: Date, Theme, History and Significance

The National Safety Day (NSD) is observed on the 4th of March every year to raise public awareness of all safety principles, including road safety, workplace safety, human health safety, and environmental safety.  Started for a single day as NSD, the campaign has now been spread over a week from 4 March 2022 to 11 March 2022. On National Safety Day, the government tries to motivate people to integrate safety measures in their lives and educate others about those measures. National Safety Day: Theme The theme for National Safety Week campaign 2022 is “Nurture young minds - Develop safety culture”.…

Indian Sportswomen who made the nation proud

Women have significantly contributed to the development, be it any field. The list is endless. Here are some of the female Indian athletes that made us proud. Sania Mirza - Tennis A former doubles world No.1, she has won six Grand Slam titles in her career. Mary Kom - Boxing Mary Kom is a six-time World Champion and an Olympic medalist in the field of boxing. She has 13 career golds, three silvers and bronze each to her accolades. PV Sindhu - Badminton The first Indian to become the World Champion in badminton and the second athlete to win two…

The ‘Baahubali’ Banana

A ‘Baahubali’ banana grown in a farmer’s field is very special. The stem is 7-ft-long complete with fruits. This Amritha species of banana tree is grown by Anala Sudarshan at Vakatippa village in Kothapally Mandal from East Godavari in Andhra Pradesh. The ideal farmer has proved that he can produce a quality crop only with the use of organic fertilizers. The white wheel has grown over three and a half feet. There are up to 140 fruits per banana gel. They weigh over 30 kgs with bananas usually about two and a half feet long. “I brought the banana seedling…

World’s largest flag to be hoisted in Rajasthan, India

The world’s largest khadi flag will be hoisted on a hilltop near the Army War Museum in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, India to mark the country’s 75th anniversary of independence. The flag, which weighs about 1,000 kg, 225 feet in length and 150 feet in breadth will be flown on Army Day, January 15, 2022. The flag is said to spread over an area of 37,500 square feet and is made by Khadi Village Industries. It is believed that many tourists are expected to come to Jaisalmer to watch the flag-waving ceremony. Many senior army officers, people’s representatives, and others are also…

Indian Army’s New Combat Uniform Unveiled

The Indian Army celebrated its 74th Army Day on January 15, 2022, this year. On the occasion, the Indian Army unveiled a new combat dress that is comfortable, climate friendly, and features a digital disruptive pattern. A contingent of commandos of Parachute regiment, wearing the new uniform, took part in the Army Day parade that was conducted at the Cariappa ground. Here’s everything you need to know. The new combat uniform has been designed in collaboration with the National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) after the specifications were shared by the Indian Army.The new uniform has a digital pattern similar…