Hi and Welcome to Tiny Bytes. Here's a look at some of todays news for little minds.
Fr Tom Uzhunnalil is home
Father Tom Uzhunnalil, who was recently freed after being abducted by militants 18 months ago, has finally reached India. Union minister of state for tourism Alphons Kannanthanam received Uzhunnalil upon his arrival at the Indira Gandhi International Airport. "Very happy, thank almighty for making this day possible. I am grateful to all those people who have worked in their own ways," Uzhunnalil said. He also met prime minister Narendra Modi and Sushma Swaraj. Read more
Krasava, the official match ball for the FIFA Under-17 football World Cup has been launched. Krasava is a word commonly used by Russian sports fans to describe a beautiful performance and is the ultimate praise for a team when they play with creativity and flair. Read more
Priyanka Chopra among highest-paid TV actresses
Actress Priyanka Chopra has been ranked eighth on Forbes magazines list of World's Highest-Paid TV Actresses 2017, which is led by 'Modern Family' star Sofia Vergara. With success of her popular American thriller series 'Quantico,' Priyanka - the only Indian celebrity in the list - managed to rake in $10 million between June 1, 2016, and June 1, 2017. Read more
Shreya's new palms
Shreya Siddanagowda cannot hide her happiness as she looks at her new pair of hands. The hands of a Keralite student was transplanted on to the Pune native during a surgery at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences in Kochi. Shreya’s hands from above the elbows to the palms were successfully transplanted in an intricate surgery led by Dr Subramania Iyer, the head of the plastic and reconstructive surgery. The donor was Sachin, a 20-year-old BCom student of Rajagiri College in Kochi, who had died in an accident. Read more
That's all for today kids thank you for listening. I hope you watch out for me at 5pm next Tuesday. Remember it's so important to know whats going on the world around you.