Welcome to Tiny Bytes, a look at some of the top news for little minds.
Woman astronaut breaks space record
NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson Monday set a new US record for most cumulative days spent in space, surpassing cosmonaut Jeff Williams' record of 534 days aboard the International Space Station (ISS). Read more
Malaria vaccine trials in 3 African countries
Ghana, Kenya and Malawi will pilot the world's first malaria vaccine from 2018, offering it for babies and children in high-risk areas as part of real-life trials, the World Health Organization said. Read more
Indian Railways to launch new double decker service
The Indian Railways is launching a special class service for overnight journeys on high demand routes called the Utkrisht Double Decker AC Yatri (Uday) Express. The Uday Express will be a 120 seater AC coach with comfortable reclining chairs, and even large automatic food and drink vending machines for passengers.
It was Sachin Tendulkar’s 44th birthday Monday. We at Tiny Bytes wish the Master Blaster all the very best for the year ahead too. Read more
That’s it for today, kids. Thank you for listening. See you tomorrow at 5 pm. Remember it’s so important to know what’s going on in the world around you.