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Count your blessings

“How dare you?” are the teachable words from Greta Thunberg’s speech at the UN Climate Summit 2019 that echo in our minds. At just 16 years old, this female activist is fighting against Climate Change in the hopes to make this world a better place to live in. 21 September marks World Gratitude Day. Saying […]

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Lights, Camera… Winners!

The 71st Emmy Primetime Awards took place in the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles this week. There were several wins and special moments that made for a magical night. Here’s taking a closer look at what went down. Hello Homer Simpson! The night started out with all smiles as Homer Simpson opened the show for […]

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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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Howdy Modi echoes in Texas

Prime Minister Modi and US President Donald Trump shared the stage at the ‘Howdy, Modi’ event in Houston on Sunday, 22 September. The two leaders addressed the Indians at the NRG Stadium in the presence of about 50,000 audience. It was a great show of strength for India in the US with President Trump on […]

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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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Fancy a car-Free day?

More than 27 km of roads in central London were closed on Sunday as part of Car Free Day. Streets were shut around Tower Bridge, London Bridge and the City of London for the Reimagine event. The roads were used for yoga sessions, go-kart events and mostly just for lazing around.  A festival space on […]

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Study in this Harry Potter classroom

A school teacher in Maryland is transforming her classroom into a magical zone. Literally!  Staci Lamb, 28, is inspiring her students with the wonder of books by transforming her classroom into a real-life Hogwarts. Lamb teaches ninth grade at Elkton High School in Maryland. She spent the past month converting her plain public school classroom […]

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Thank you, Lego!

We all love those tiny colourful blocks. Legos are fun, creative and they help us make friends too! But there are many kids who are not able to play with a lot of toys because they can’t see them. Now, Lego is releasing its first product created specifically for visually impaired and partially sighted children. […]

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Drone attacks on Saudi oil units

Two oil facilities in Saudi Arabia were targeted by 10 unmanned drones last week. The coordinated attacks were carried by Yemen’s Houthi rebels who targeted state-owned Saudi Aramco oil facilities in Abqaiq and Khurais. Saudi Arabia is a major supplier of oil to the world. With these attacks, 5% of world oil demands would be […]

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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 […]