Welcome to Tiny Bytes, a look at some of today’s news for little minds.
Relief package for NE states : Prime minister Narendra Modi Tuesday announced a total package of Rs 2,350 crore for all north eastern states for mitigating the impact of floods in short and long term basis. Read more
No more smelly blankets: Plagued with complaints of dirty blankets, the Indian Railways has firmed up an action plan to increase the frequency of washing blankets and replace the existing ones with designer, lightweight blankets in a phased manner. Besides, used blankets would be sanitised on a regular basis before being given for further use. Read more
T20 match for Thiruvananthapuram:
Cricket lovers in the state capital are in an upbeat mood after the city was allotted a Twenty20 International match. The match, in which Sri Lanka will clash with India on December 20, will be played at the brand new Greenfield Stadium here which hosted the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2015 National Games. Read more
Facebook shuts down AI bot : Days after Tesla CEO Elon Musk said that artificial intelligence (AI) was the biggest risk, Facebook has shut down one of its AI systems after chatbots started speaking in their own language defying the codes provided. Read more
Well, That’s it for today, kids. Thank you for listening. I hope you’ll watch out for me at 5pm tomorrow too. Remember it’s so important to know what’s going on in the world around you.