Welcome to Tiny Bytes, a look at some of the top news for little minds.
Ivory trade ban in China
Earlier this year, China announced that it was banning ivory trade, that is, the buying and selling of ivory. Elephants are hunted, poached and killed for their tusks. As of this week, half of China’s ivory factories will be closed for good.
Shortage of currency in Kerala
People in Kerala have been facing a severe shortage of currency notes again. Did you know, that our currency notes are printed by the RBI, which is India’s main central bank? The RBI has attributed the inadequate currency supply to the ongoing strike by truck operators. Read more
Undertaker retires from WWE
WWE fans across the globe were left in tears when wrestler, Undertaker, retired. Undertaker has had an incredible 27 year career. He played his last match and was defeated by Roman Reigns.
NE India to get first express highway
The North East India is about to get its first express highway. It will be developed along the Brahmaputra river in Assam, at an estimated cost of 40,000 crore rupees.
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.