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Breathe Delhi, breathe!

Delhi has been having a hard time breathing these past few days. Post Diwali, the air quality of the national capital dipped so low that people had to wear masks, even at home.  Just this week, the Air Quality Index of Delhi reaches above 600. This means the air we breathe is harmful to us. […]

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Lewis Hamilton is second only to Schumacher

Lewis Hamilton clinched his sixth world title with second place behind Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas in the US Grand Prix to become the second most successful driver in Formula One history. The 34-year-old Briton fought with ferocious determination to win from fifth on the grid, but was unable to resist the Finn, who started from […]

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T20: India thrash Bangladesh, Rohit Sharma shines again

India beat Bangladesh in the second T20 match, levelling the series by 1-1. Bangladesh had beaten India in the first match which was held in New Delhi. Rohit Sharma, who was playing his 100th T20 match, crashed the Bangla party by scoring 85 off 43 balls. It was an easy chase for India at 154 […]

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RCEP: Know more about free trade

India has decided to opt out of Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), which could become the world’s biggest trade agreement. India thinks that the treaty or deal would affect our farmers and smaller businesses adversely.  What is RCEP The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership is a free trade agreement originally devised to consist of 16 countries […]

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Brexit hangs till next year

The wait on Brexit result just got longer. The European Union leaders have agreed to extend Brexit until 31 January 2020. This means the UK will not leave as planned in October.  EU Council President Donald Tusk said it was a “flextension” – meaning the UK could leave before the deadline if a deal was […]

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Satwik-Chirag settle for silver

They may have crashed out of finals, but the pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty have earned laurels and love from badminton fans all over the world. The duo finished second best after losing the finals in straight games against top seeds Marcus Fernaldi Gideon and Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo of Indonesia at the French […]

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What is Kartarpur Corridor?

India and Pakistan are not friendly neighbours. There’s always tension across the border. But there are times of peace and harmony too. And Kartarpur Corridor is trying to achieve just that. Let’s read what it is all about… India and Pakistan have signed a deal that will allow pilgrims from India to visit one of […]

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World record in Diwali

The city of Ayodhya was in the news this week, not because of Ramjanmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute but because of a world record. Yes, the land of Lord Ram made to the Guinness Book of World Records by illuminating hundreds of thousands of earthen lamps as part of Diwali. Representatives from the Guinness World Records handed […]

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Rohit Sharma hits first double century

Indian opener Rohit Sharma scored his first double hundred in test cricket against South Africa. India won the series with 3-0. Sharma became only the 4th batsman to hit a double hundred in Test and ODI cricket – after the likes of Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, and Chris Gayle. Rohit reached the landmark in 249 […]

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One leap for womankind!

Two NASA astronauts made history on October 18. US astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir became the first all-female team to conduct a spacewalk to replace a failed battery controller. It was live-streamed and witnessed by thousands of viewers on earth.  The spacewalk, which officially began once both astronauts switched to battery power in their […]