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Tiny Bytes: the world's highest piano concert, PM Modi and more

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Welcome to Tiny Bytes, a look at some of today’s news for little minds.

Manipur bridge collapse: 

The crucial Barak bridge located along the National Highway-102 collapsed on Monday morning, cutting off land-locked Manipur from rest of the country, an official said.  The bridge collapsed when a 10-wheeler goods-laden truck was passing through it, a transport department official said, adding that the structure was in a fragile condition since Sunday night.

No bouquets for Modi: 

No bouquets for Modi : The Ministry of Home Affairs (the MHA) has directed that no bouquets be presented to Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his tours within the country. Modi has instead suggested gifting a book or a Khadi handkerchief, of utility value.

The 'world's highest piano concert'

An Italian musician scaled a 14,000 foot high peak in the Alps to perform a piano concert. Elisa Tomellini performed in sub zero temperatures of -15 degrees Celsius and proceeds from the concert will go to a children’s home in Nepal.

Wedding reception open to the homeless

A woman in the US state of Indiana cancelled her 30,000 dollar wedding last weekend, and instead threw a party for the homeless at the venue booked for the wedding reception. 

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

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