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Indian wrestlers pull best-ever haul

India finished its run at World Wrestling Championship in Kazakhstan with its best-ever performance of five medals — one silver and four bronze. Rahul Aware won the bronze medal after defeating America’s Tyler Lee Graff by 11-4. Aware was fighting for the bronze medal after losing his semi-final bout to Georgia’s Beko Lomtadze by 6-10 […]

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#HowDareYou ignore our future !

She’s become a global voice for environmental issues. The 16-year-old Swedish girl rocked the United Nations summit on Climate Change with her impassioned speech. Greta Thunberg confronted the world leaders by saying, “How dare you?” and condemned them for failing to take strong measures to combat climate change. “This is all wrong. I shouldn’t be […]

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F1: Vettel is back!

While Mercedes and Red Bull were the top contenders in Singapore hopeful of fighting for the spoils, it was the Prancing Horse that drove home the trophy. The four-time world champion ended his more than a year drought by winning at the Marina Bay. Sebastian Vettel is the man of the moment, and he’s enjoying […]

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Who is Junko Tabei

Google keeps on livening up its search bar with various events from history. Last week Google celebrates the 80th birthday of Junko Tabei with its ‘seven summit’ doodle. But do you know who’s Junko Tabei? Junko Tabei was the first woman to stand on the summit of Mount Everest. She was the first woman to […]

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Dr Drone’s on the way, folks

We all have been fascinated by those small autonomous planes buzzing over heads. Drones are mostly used for spying and surveillance but they sure are of much more help. If all goes as planned, drones would deliver medicines in cases of emergency in Maharashtra soon. The Devendra Fadnavis government has partnered with the US firm […]

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What is NRC, and how it affects us?

The NRC or National Register of Citizens is the register which contains the names of all the citizens of India. Think it like your class attendance register. Would you be a member of your class if your name is not in the register? The NRC tries to know if the names in the register are […]

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Meet: Nasa’s Orbiter in search of Vikram lander

On Tuesday, the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter flew over the Chandrayaan-2 lander Vikram’s landing site on the Moon. It took photos of spacecraft that has been silent since its attempt to land on the lunar surface a few days ago. The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter is operated by the United States space agency National Aeronautics and Space […]

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Sarah Thomas makes history!

Love swimming? But what about swimming continuously for two days? Can’t even imagine doing that, can you? Well, someone has done that and made history! America’s Sarah Thomas has become the first person to swim the English Channel four times non-stop. The ultra-marathon runner achieved the feat by finishing the 215-km challenge in 54 hours […]

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Global Climate Strike: How’s that?

Thousands of children around the world would skip school and join in Global Climate Strike starting from today till September 22. Until now 13 cities across the country from Delhi to Mumbai, Kolkata, and Chennai have announced of the hosting of the event. Responding to the call of Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg, the children […]

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Jack Ma retires. Why you should know him

The man who brought e-commerce revolution in China is saying goodbye to the company he started. Jack Ma has resigned from the post of executive chairman of Alibaba. CEO Daniel Zhang will be the new head of the company. The retirement celebration was a big bash at an Olympic-sized stadium in the company’s hometown of […]