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Tiny Bytes: Earth Hour, vehicle strike in Kerala and more

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Welcome to Tiny Bytes, a look at some of the top news for little minds.

Earth Hour celebrated

On Saturday evening, this past weekend, skylines across the world went dark for a whole hour. Earth hour is a global movement to support protecting the earth against global warming and climate change. Millions of people from 7000 cities across 172 countries switched off their lights and saved power this Earth Hour too. Read more  

Uber’s Self Driving car accident

Over the weekend, in Arizona, one of Uber’s self driving cars, was involved in an accident. Although the police say it wasn’t the Uber car’s fault, the company has received bad publicity from the incident. Uber has now announced that it is putting its self driving project on hold.

Vehicle strike in Kerala

The state-wide motor vehicle strike scheduled for March 30 (Thursday) has been postponed to the next day. The decision follows the Kerala government's announcement that SSLC maths examination will be conducted again on March 30. Read more

Teacher and student stand up to bullies

How many of you have to deal with bullies at school? A story is doing the rounds on social media about a teacher who styled her hair like a student, to show solidarity with her after a boy at her school called her ugly. A photo of the teacher and her student with matching hairstyles has gone viral, with over 1.4 lakh likes, and has been shared around 30,000 times.

That’s it for today, kids. Thank you for listening. I hope you’ll watch out for me at 5 pm tomorrow too. Remember, it’s so important to know what’s going on in the world around you.

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