Welcome to Tiny Bytes, a look at some of the top news for little minds.
Electric cars in India by 2030
The Indian government plans to ensure that all cars sold in India are electric cars, by the year 2030. There will be no more diesel and petrol cars sold in India by that time.
Air purifiers in Delhi schools
Some of you might be familiar with how polluted the air in Delhi is. The Aam Aadmi Party led government, has now instructed schools in the city to install air purifiers so that students don’t face health hazards because of the pollution.
Thrissur pooram time
The central government has given permission to conduct the traditional fireworks display as part of the Thrissur pooram festival here, though with some conditions. The central explosives department has refused to lift the ban on using dynamites for the fireworks even as allowing the participating temple managements to use low-decibel firecrackers such as 'olappadakkam', 'amittu' and 'kuzhiminnal'. Read more
World’s oldest human dies
A man who claimed to be the world’s longest living human has passed away at the age of 146. His name was Sodimedjo and he was born in December 1870 in Indonesia. He leaves behind five children, 12 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
That’s it for today, kids. Thank you for listening. We’ll be on a short break these next 3 days, I’ll see you again on Monday at 5 pm. Remember it’s so important to know what’s going on in the world around you.