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Want to buy a space rock 

Are you a space enthusiast who keeps in wondering what’s up there and how to reach the stars? Well, maybe not reach the star but you surely can buy a piece of space rock. One of the world’s largest lunar rocks is up for sale. The Moon rock, weighing more than 13.5kg, was probably chipped […]

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Has Italy developed a vaccine for Covid 19? 

Italian researchers claim to have developed a vaccine that can neutralise the coronavirus in human cells. Tests carried out at Rome’s infectious-disease Spallanzani Hospital generated antibodies in mice that work in human cells. Italian agencies also claimed that they were the first in the world so far to have demonstrated a neutralisation of the coronavirus […]

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The ancient kingdom of Egypt 

Let’s go to Ancient Egypt this week to see how and when the kingdoms were created. You know a few centuries ago, while Neanderthals who were the species before HomoSapiens (Us) were living in caves, they realised they needed a solid structure to shelter themselves from harsh winds, spine chilling winter or scorching sun. They […]

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World Red Cross Day: Know more about this organisation

Every year, May 8 is celebrated as World Red Cross or Red Crescent Day to celebrate the good work that the Red Cross Movement does every day around the world. This day also marks the birth anniversary of Swiss businessman Henri Dunant, who came up with the idea of the Red Cross Movement.  Let’s read […]

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Tour de France may be shifted again 

The Tour de France’s anticipated August 29 start date for the postponed 2020 edition has fallen under new uncertainty as the French Prime Minister, Edouard Philippe, banned all mass sporting events until September. However, a few hours later the French Ministry of Sport clarified that it might not affect the Tour. The 2020 Tour, originally […]

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Yeay! Thailand frees elephants from slavery due to Coronavirus 

While we agree that the situation is bad all over the world due to Coronavirus infections, there’s also one good news, or rather a breather, because of the pandemic. We all know that the tourism industry has come to standstill due to lockdowns and ban on travel. Thailand too has been facing the crunch like […]

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What have we learnt from this new virus 

We all know what’s happening around us because of Coronavirus. COVID-19 is a dangerous new disease caused by a new coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. It spreads through human contact.  The first person ‘Patient Zero’ got it in a fresh meat market in Wuhan probably from bat meat. He or she may have shook a  friend’s hand, or […]

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Covid 19 cases cross 3 million, US worst-hit 

Even as many pharmaceutical companies around the world are trying to develop a vaccine for Coronavirus, the global figure of people who have tested positive has crossed 3 million already, with more than 2,00,000 reported deaths. The United States is the worst-hit nation where the positive cases are above 1 million with around 60,000 reported […]

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Lockdown may continue in hotspots, Mumbai still glum 

Coronavirus cases in India crossed 30,000 with more than 1,000 deaths. The lockdown, which was supposed to end on May 3, may be extended after many state government chief ministers had a virtual meeting with the prime minister Narendra Modi. Maharashtra registered the highest number of cases which are more than 9,000 and reported more […]

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Chinese students get creative social distancing ideas 

Kids who have returned to a school in China are wearing specially designed “social distancing hats” to keep them safe. The creative headwear, which they’re calling a “one-metre hat”, ensures pupils returning from several months away from school, space themselves out to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Four classes of first-year pupils at Yangzheng […]