Welcome to Tiny Bytes, a look at some of today’s news for little minds.
Virtual reality kiosks at airports
Kerala Tourism plans to set up virtual reality kiosks at major airports of the country this year. The first of such kiosks was set up in Delhi last month, and another one is being done in Mumbai now. Users experience a 2 minute VR video to make them feel like they are on a houseboat floating in the serene backwaters.
Mission 11 million and the U17 FIFA world cup
PM Modi spoke in support of the U-17 FIFA World Cup which it is hosting this October. Last year Modi initiated Mission Eleven Million a school contact programme through which children to get the chance to learn, play and enjoy football.
India’s first cashless island
Karang, a small lake island in Manipur, has become India’s first cashless island.
Lucknow girl tops CA exams
A girl from Lucknow named Eti Agarwal has topped the Chartered Accountant’s final examination. Eti now wants to appear for the civil services exams.
I hope this inspires many of you to work hard and follow your dreams.
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.