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Sitting Ducks: All batsmen get out on zero!

This would go down in the history of Harris Shield in cricket. In what might be called the rarest of the rare instance, no batsman of a team was able to score any runs in a cricket match.  The losing team  and the team lost by a massive 754 runs in an U-16 Harris Shield […]

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Sri Lanka gets new President

Gotabaya Rajapaksa is the new president of Sri Lanka. Rajapaksa, 70, defeated Sajith Premadasa, 52, by more than 13 lakh votes, the Sri Lankan election commission announced. He succeeded President Maithripala Sirisena for a five-year term. After the blasts which happened on Easter this year in the country, the voters chose for a hardline president. […]

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Venice is flooded

If you’re planning for a Venician holiday, this is not the right time. The city has seen three deluges in one week and is still flooded. The scenes at famous St. Mark’s Square were miserable. Tourists were seen in high rubber boots carrying their luggage around, and many wanted to leave the city ASAP. The […]

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Ayodhya Verdict: SC gives nod to Ram temple, space for mosque

In a historic judgement, the Supreme Court of India put an end to centuries old dispute and 70-year-old legal matter on November 9. The Ramjanmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute was sorted by the five-member bench of the apex court headed by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, Sharad Arvind Bobde, Ashok Bhushan, S Abdul Nazeer and […]

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T20 Series: India win as Deepak Chahar make history

India beat Bangladesh by 30 runs in the third and final match of T20I series in Nagpur. Bangladesh had put a target of 175 runs. Indian pacer Deepak Chahar took a sensational six-wicket haul including a hat-trick with giving away just seven runs in 3.2 overs. Chahar became the first Indian to take a hat-trick […]

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Italy schools to teach climate change from next year

We all know the importance of nature, but how many actually do anything about it? Well, at least a few people are taking the initiative. From next year, Italian school students in every grade will be required to study climate change and sustainability, in an attempt to position the country as a world leader in […]

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Little stars shining bright

They are young and vivacious, and they inspire and awe us with their hard work and talents. We all know about Malala Yousafzai and Greta Thunberg. These young girls have been an inspiration to millions of other youngsters, and adults, in the world as they work tirelessly for the people and the environment around us. […]

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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 […]