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This 12 YO is youngest to climb Mt Aconcagua 

A 12-year old Mumbai student, Kaamya Karthikeyan has set a record of becoming the youngest in the world to summit Mt. Aconcagua, the highest peak of the Andes Mountains in Argentina, South America.. Kaamya, who is a Class-VII student of Navy Children School, achieved the feat atop the 6962 metres tall mountain on February 1 […]

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Greta gets her own TV show 

London Greta Thunberg is no stranger to news. The Swedish teenager has been a vocal activist against climate change and is a household name now. She even spoke about global warming at the UN summit. But now she’s getting her own TV show.  BBC Studios has announced a documentary series about the teenage climate activist […]

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Listings: Have a fun week ahead

What: Jazz for Kids When: Sunday, 23rd February 2020 | 11AM Where: St. Andrews Auditorium, St. Dominic Road, Bandra West, Mumbai By: Tender Roots Academy Of Performing Arts For: 5+ age group Cost: Rs 250 Detailed Info: https://in.bookmyshow.com/events/jazz-for-kids/ET00125063 What: Little Millennium Kids Walkathon, Mumbai When: Sunday, 16th February 2020 | 8AM Where: Balasaheb Thakkre Ground, […]

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Bullied for a year, girl develops anti-bullying app 

A 9-year-old girl from Meghalaya’s capital Shillong has created an ‘Anti-Bullying App’ which will help children report their bullies anonymously and alert their teachers, guardians, and friends. Meaidaibahun Majaw, a Class 4 student from Nonghymmai created the app after she herself faced repeated bullying by other students. “I have experienced bullying in school since kindergarten. […]

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Toy Story 4 brings 10ths Oscar to Pixar 

The fans of Toy Story are in for a cheer. “Toy Story 4” has won the Academy Award for best animated feature film for Josh Cooley, Mark Nielsen and Jonas Rivera — a decade after “Toy Story 3” took the prize. It’s the 10th Pixar title to take an Oscar since the category was created […]

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Pompeii’s 2,300-year-old drains can be used even today! 

Pompeii’s ancient drainage system is in such good condition that it is set to be put back into active service, despite being built almost 2,300 years ago. A 1,500ft stretch of tunnels underneath some of the famed Italian city’s most iconic structures was originally built to drain water downhill away from Pompeii’s centre.  Analysis of […]

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#RecordFail: New Zealand give India first whitewash defeat in more than two decades 

The third and final match between India and New Zealand played in the latter country was a record of sorts for India. Though not a positive one. India had not lost an ODI series between two teams since 1989. They were last clean swept in a bilateral ODI series by Viv Richards’ West Indies in […]

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Jellyfish or a robot? 

With bionic arms and super energy, these creatures may seem to have emerged from a sci-fi novel. But wait, these are real, and developed by our very own earthen scientists.  A cyborg California scientists looking for new ways to explore the world’s oceans have created a cyborg jellyfish — half animal, half robot — that […]

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Coronavirus toll crosses 1,000 

As the total number of deaths due to Coronavirus crossed 1,000, the Chinese government removed two officers accountable for health services. Till now more than 43,000 people have been infected worldwide, the vast majority of them in China. Of the most recent deaths, 103 were in the province of Hubei, including 67 in the provincial […]

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U19 World Cup: Bangladesh lifts the cup 

It seemed like a bad weekend for the Indian cricket. While the seniors lost the series to New Zealand, the Under 19 players couldn’t defend their championship trophy in the U19 World Cup. Bangladesh has lifted its maiden Under-19 Cricket World Cup after beating India. Bangladesh captain Akbar Ali held his nerves till the end […]