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Is this a bigger threat than Coronavirus! 

The US space agency, NASA, recently tracked an asteroid which would pass the Earth close enough to cause an “airburst”! The first asteroid is named the 2020 EF and the second one named 2020 DP4 which have both been the subject of NASA’s Center for Near-Earth Object Studies or CNEOS. However, the good news is […]

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On the list: Get a hold of this book 

The TorchbearerAuthor: A.B. Majmudar Like any bored eleven-year-old with an imagination, Prem makes fantastic wishes. So when his father drags him to a monsoon-lashed Mumbai, Prem knows it’s futile to dream of home. Instead, he wishes for a genie, a dragon and some superpowers. What he certainly doesn’t wish for is a quest to save […]

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Sun has a plasma geyser! 

We all know that the sun is hot. It is a boiling ball of plasma, constantly churning and turning itself inside out releasing tremendous amounts of energy. Sunspots, a specific solar phenomenon, are capable of hosting geysers, or sites of repeated ejection activity. The origin of these solar geysers has remained mysterious for decades, but […]

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Chinese played polo with donkeys! 

Not all news from China is about Coronavirus, there is some discovery as well. Archaeologists in China have unearthed a tomb belonging to a 9th-century noblewoman who was buried alongside her donkeys, which she likely rode while playing an ancient version of polo. New research describes the tomb of Cui Shi, an Imperial Chinese noblewoman […]

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More than 170 people have Covid 19 in India 

To contain the spread of the highly contagious coronavirus disease, the government has asked schools to shut down, offices to let employees work from home and people to not travel without an emergency.  The virus has infected around 170 people in India so far, including 25 foreign nationals and one Army jawan in Leh. Three […]

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World is one big family, thanks to Covid 19 

It’s a time of calamity, it’s a time of fear, it’s a time of sickness; but it’s also a time for solidarity, it’s also a time for humanity, it’s also a time for empathy. The novel Coronavirus has affected more than 2,00,000 people globally, and the number is on the rise. While the death toll […]

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Sharath Kamal wins Oman Open 

Indian paddler Sharath Kamal gave a sensational performance to clinch the 2020 ITTF Challenger Plus Oman Open men’s singles title. The seasoned campaigner was down by a game but recovered well to outclass top seeded Marcos Freitas of Portugal 6-11, 11-8, 12-10, 11-9, 3-11, 17-15 in the final. With Oman Open crown, the 37-year-old also […]

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What’s social distancing?

In the times of Coronavirus, you must be hearing one phrase a bit too often — social distancing. It’s vouched to keep you safe from getting affected. But what is it? Let’s find out. The concept It simply means no contact with others. That also means no mass gatherings or any other meet-ups in places […]

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Listings: Have a fun week ahead!

What: Drawing Circle: Imaginary beings (Kids Workshop) When: Sunday, 15th March 2020 | 11AM-1PM Where:  The Juhu Studio, 11, Parna Kutter Rd, Janki Kutir, Juhu Tara, Juhu, Mumbai By: The Juhu Studio For: 7-14 age group Cost: Rs 1500 Detailed Info: https://insider.in/drawing-circle-imaginary-beings-kids-workshop-mar15-2020/event What: Perfect Family When: Sunday, 15th March 2020 | 8PM Where: Mysore Association […]

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Shoe polish: A medium of making art! 

We have read about Child prodigies from all around the world and our own country. How fascinating is it to see young minds create such extraordinary work. How about we talk about different mediums of making art. We know painting can be done with acrylic colours on canvas. Oil paints on canvas, wood, tin, aluminum. […]