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Greta gets her own stamps!

Not many would get to celebrate their 18th birthday the way Greta Thunberg is doing. The climate activist, who turned 18th on January 3, was honoured with her own set of stamps in her country. She has been featured in the Swedish postage stamp, in recognition of her work to “preserve Sweden’s unique nature for […]

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Who’s Martin Luther King Jr 

On Monday, January 20, the USA would celebrate Martin Luther King Day. And though his actual birthday is on January 15, the US celebrates third Monday of every January in his honour.  But do you know who’s Martin Luther King Jr? Today we live in a free world. A world without boundaries and discriminations. Today […]

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He’s the best teacher, and he has the best lesson to teach!

A schoolteacher from a small Zilla parishad of Maharashtra has been awarded the 2020 Global Teacher Prize. That’s amazing, but what’s more amazing is his gesture to share his prize money with runners up!  Ranjitsinh Disale, a teacher at Zilla Parishad Primary School, in the village of Paritewadi was chosen as winner from more than […]

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15 YO Gitanjali Rao is Time’s first ever Kid of The Year

If you have any doubt about the future of mankind, rest assured it’s in good hands. A 15-year-old girl from Colorado, USA, makes us believe that we may not have lost everything after all. Gitanjali Rao has been named first ever Kid Of The Year by Time magazine. And if this wasn’t an achievement enough, […]

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RIP Maradona, the genius of football

There are a few names which can be used synonymously with the profession they are in. Diego Maradona is one such name. Any football fan would readily accept that the place Maradona holds in the universe of the game is unparalleled. And as if this year couldn’t have been worse, the genius of football is […]

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This 14 YO Indian American may have just discovered potential Covid treatment

Anika Chebrolu, a 14-year-old from Texas, has won the 2020 3M Young Scientist Challenge for her work on a potential drug to treat COVID-19. The seventh grader would receive $25,000 (approximately Rs 18,61,000) as prize money.  Anika found a molecule that can attach to a protein on the new coronavirus. This could stop the virus […]

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Happy Children’s Day: Few lesser known facts about Chacha Nehru

While we all are celebrating Diwali this weekend, there’s also one beautiful celebration awaiting on November 14. This day is celebrated as Children’s Day in India in honour of the birthday of our first Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. Nehru loved kids, and that’s why he was also called Chacha Nehru, or Uncle Nehru, lovingly. […]

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Gandhi Jayanti Special: Some lesser-known facts about our Bapu

As we celebrate the birth anniversary of the Father of the Nation on October 2, let’s know about some lesser known facts about the Mahatma… Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was not born with the title Mahatma. He was given the title to him by the Nobel Prize winning Bengali poet Rabindranath Tagore. Gandhi ji and famous […]

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Teachers’ Day: Know all about Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

The guru-shishya parampara is the hallmark of imparting knowledge in India. Teachers are respected and treated like parents, in many scriptures teachers are even compared with Gods. We celebrate Teachers’ Day on September 5 every year to honour the life of Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan. Let’s know more about him Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan was born on […]

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Who’s Kamala Harris?

Even as the United States is battling protests against racism and inequality, one name has brought much-needed hope: Kamala Harris. The presidential contender Joe Biden has picked Harris as his running mate. In other words if Biden wins the November US presidential election, Harris would be the vice-president.  And if that happens, it would create […]