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Covid 19: Migrants risk spreading of virus to rural areas 

A day after total lockdown was announced by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, hundreds and thousands of manual workers took to streets to go home.  What’s migrant worker A lot of people come to big cities from their villages in search of jobs and work. Most of them work as manual workers who earn daily […]

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Lockdown, curfew and section 144: Know the difference 

The whole country has come to standstill due to Coronovirus. In order to prevent it from spreading among more people, the government has put in place an order to not get out of houses, or go out only in the time of absolute need. We need to follow this order to prevent the virus from […]

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Namaste Trump in India 

It was a rare bromance between leaders of two large nations, but Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump kept the world hooked to their friendship. The US President visited India for two days with First Lady Melania Trump, daughter Ivanka and son in law Jared Kushner.  The great welcome Trump arrived in […]

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Delhi caught in riots over CAA protests 

More than 35 people were killed, including a policeman, and many injured when clashes broke out in Northeast Delhi.  The protesters have been going on for a while after the establishment of Citizenship Amendment Act in the Parliament. But the protests took a violent turn in Delhi last week.  The clashes first broke out on […]

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Take a look at the world’s largest stadium, in India! 

India would soon boast of having the world’s largest cricket stadium.  The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) revealed the first look of the new Motera Stadium, also known as Sardar Patel Stadium, which is situated in Gujarat, stating that it will be the world’s largest cricket stadium, beating out Australia’s iconic Melbourne […]

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Explained: What’s Union Budget? 

Every year, you must be listening to your parents talking about something called budget. Even TV and newspapers are filled with programmes and articles discussing yearly budget. But what is budget and why is it so important? Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman would present Union Budget on February 1, and the country awaits what is in […]

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Republic Day facts you should know 

It was on January 26, 1930 that Purna Swaraj Day or India’s Independence Day was first celebrated. This was the day the country decided to push for complete freedom from the British. After the Constitution was framed, our leaders decided to celebrate Indian Republic Day on January 26 to commemorate that day. There are two […]

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CDS: What is it 

Indian Army General Bipin Rawat has been named as the first Chief of Defence Staff. He was named just a day before he was set to retire from the post of General in the Army. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had announced in his Independence Day speech from the Red Fort in 2019 that his government […]

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Villagers knit jumbo jackets for elephants 

Winters are here. North India is already wrapped in heavy fog and dipping temperatures. Are you all wrapped up in thermals and knitwears? But what about the animals?  Well, there are good Samaritans who do their bit for the animals too. Animal lovers in Mathura are knitting sweaters for elephants at the Wildlife SOS Elephant […]

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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 […]