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Know the astounding works of Nobel Peace Prize winner

The Nobel Peace Prize for 2020 has been conferred on the UN agency World Food Programme (WFP) for its efforts to combat hunger and for its contribution to bettering conditions for peace in conflict-affected areas and for preventing the use of hunger being weaponised in war and conflict. So what is WFP and what does […]

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PM Modi gets a cool new mode of travel

As you all must have seen in many movies, the leaders of a country travel in a special plane. Like the president of the United States travels in Air Force One. Till now India’s three highest dignitaries used to travel on Air India’s Boeing 747 planes, which have served for nearly 25 years. Now the […]

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Eight Indian beaches get Blue Flag Certification

In a first, eight Indian beaches have been awarded Blue Flag Certification by an eminent international jury. The government has hailed it as a big moment for environmentalists and the Swachh Bharat programme.  What does it mean? The eight beaches selected for the certification are Kappad (Kerala), Shivrajpur (Gujarat), Ghoghla (Diu), Kasarkod and Padubidri (Karnataka), […]

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Rafael Nadal beats Djokovic to win French Open

Rafael Nadal created history by winning a record-extending 13th French Open title as he lifted his 20th Grand Slam trophy and equalled Roger Federer’s record for most Major titles. The Spaniard defeated Novak Djokovic 6-0, 6-2, 7-5 in 2 hours and 41 minutes at Court Philippe-Chatrier in Paris. In 2018, Federer became the first men’s […]

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5 ways to celebrate World Food Day

The World Food Day is celebrated on October 16 every year. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) has designated this day since 1979. World Food Day promotes global awareness of those who suffer from hunger as well as the need to ensure healthy diets for all, and provides suggestions for how to […]

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Lakers beat Heat to win 17 NBA Championship

Led by LeBron James and Anthony Davis, the Lakers claimed their 17th championship in the 2020 NBA Finals. The Los Angeles Lakers had a 106-93 win over the Miami Heat in Game 6 of the NBA Finals.  James had 28 points, 14 rebounds and 10 assists while Davis had 19 points and 15 rebounds for […]

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Taruna Singh, and artist with a love for nature

Taruna is a happy soul who loves to share the creativity with as many people she comes across.  I love her enthusiasm and encouragement towards her fellow people. Taruna comes from an agricultural background and since childhood she was always surrounded by passionate people who taught her to appreciate nature, wildlife; the simple pleasures of […]

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World Post Day: Amazing facts about India Post

Much before the email, there were letters. Yes, hand-written letters sent in an envelope to different cities to the loved ones. The postal department plays one of the most important duties in any country, but unfortunately doesn’t get the recognition it deserves. Do you ever wonder how your packages get delivered without getting lost or […]

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The magic of PaRa

We have learned about legends in the art world who have created masterpieces during their times. These masterpieces help auction houses make a business out of these emotions of the artists. These artists are no more with us and so their emotions and thought process is not accessible to us. In turn, evaluating their art […]

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NASA tests new Moon suits underwater

The date is fixed, the astronauts are selected, the ship is in order, and the suit is made. So of course, it’s time to test the waters. Literally! The US space agency National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has started testing the spacesuits which its astronauts would wear when they land on the Moon more […]