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Blog: Let there be light

Christmas morning can be pretty sweet, thanks to the cookies for breakfast, presents left by Santa under the tree, and bonding time with family and friends But did you know , Christmas did not begin with Jesus. Its deepest mysteries go back to the very beginnings. . . . Stonehenge in England, aligned with the […]

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10 amazing facts you didn’t know about Christmas

Prince Albert of Germany introduced the Christmas tree to his new wife, Queen Victoria of England, and the tradition really took off. A drawing of the couple in front of a Christmas tree appeared in the Illustrated London News way back in 1848 and as we say today, the idea went viral. Santa has its […]

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Cricket: India beat West Indies, Kohli highest run getter this year 

India beat West Indies by four wickets to clinch the ODI series. The 316-run chase wasn’t easy but Kohli and Company proves once again that India is the top team right now. But what is more interesting that winning the series, and has been garnering newspaper headlines, is the fact that captain Virat Kohli continues […]

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Bougainville is the newest country yet?

There may be a new country on the world map, and its name is Bougainville. The Autonomous Region of Bougainville, a chain of islands that lie 959 kilometres northwest of Papua New Guinea’s capital, Port Moresby, has voted for independence. After the voting, it was found that 97.7% of voters chose independence from Papua New […]

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US President Donald Trump impeached

The House of Representatives voted to impeach US President Donald Trump for misuse of power. The 45th president of the United States, Trump is only the third president to be impeached. Andrew Johnson in 1868 and Bill Clinton in 1998 were both impeached, while Richard Nixon resigned before he could be impeached in 1974. The […]

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Miss World: India finds third spot

India’s Suman Rao won the title of Miss World Asia 2019 at the Miss World beauty pageant.  The 21-year-old model from Rajasthan qualified to the top three and was announced as the second runner-up of Miss World 2019. Miss Jamaica Toni-Ann Singh was crowned Miss World 2019. Born in Aidana village near Udaipur, Rao is […]

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Protests break out over Citizenship Act

After the Parliament passed the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, the President signed over it on December 12 to make it an Act.  The Act provides Indian citizenship to the six minority communities from Muslim-majority countries of Bangladesh, Afghanistan, and Pakistan. These six minority communities are – Hindu, Buddhist, Jain, Parsi, Christian and Sikhs. After the Act […]

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Active volcano: New Zealand is not the only country

At least five people lost their lives and eight are still missing when an active volcano in New Zealand erupted suddenly. These people, 34 of whom have survived but still being treated for burns, were on a visit to White Island for sightseeing.  The New Zealand government has already started a probe into the accident […]

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Finland: Sanna Marin and her women-dominated cabinet

Finland’s transportation minister became the world’s youngest prime minister this week when she won a vote among Social Democrat lawmakers. She replaced outgoing Prime Minister Antti Rinne. But that’s not all.  Marin will lead a coalition government with four other female leaders, who will form the top layer of her newly formed cabinet dominated by […]

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T20 series: India beat West Indies

They were even after the second match but third one has revealed the winner. Host India beat West Indies in T20 International Series with mammoth runs and fabulous batting.  Riding on KL Rahul (91), Rohit Sharma (71) and Virat Kohli (70*) helped India win the match and the series by 67 runs.  After being put […]