World News for Kids

Our news for kids is interesting, relevant, sometimes quirky, always well-informed and about real people and happenings in a real world. News for kids delves deep into the ‘how’ & ‘why’ of news, giving children (and adults) a wider understanding of the events happening around them.

A Soldier’s Death is a Soldier’s Death

Where: New Delhi, India May 16, 2000: Today's newspapers must have given some relief to Indian Army men. For, George Fernandes, the Defence Minister of India, has finally agreed to their demands. Their demand was that the family of every jawan, or soldier, killed in...

Indians: Masters of Junk

Where: New Delhi, India In the last couple of years, in the Indian capital, Delhi, and in many other parts of the country, schoolchildren have led a very effective campaign against plastic - the material that is choking the earth. But why do we...

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What is the Software for Life?

We all use computers. If you use Windows on your machine, like me, you will have a small button at the the bottom of...

Abdul Kareem’s Forest

A lush green forest in the middle of a rocky wasteland. No, this paradise is not an illusion. Abdul Kareem has created it with...

Double it up!

Raju and Savitri lived in Tanjore in the state of Tamil Nadu. Raju worked in the rice fields of a local landlord or zamindar...

An Organism that is visible from Space

The elephant is the largest land animal. The Blue whale is the largest sea animal. But however big these animals may be, they can...

What is Cloning?

Which is the most famous sheep in the world? A sheep called Dolly. But why is Dolly famous? That is because unlike other sheep's, Dolly...