By Aida El-Hajjar, age 11 India reported 4,529 deaths in 24 hours, setting a new world record for daily coronavirus deaths on May 19, 2021. When the first wave of the COVID-19 virus hit, the Indian government responded quickly and strictly, putting India among countries with the least cases. But then Prime Minister Narendra Modi, …
By Jesus Hernandez, age 11 and Indykids Staff Every morning, Aliya Khan, a fifth grader in Kashmir, wakes up and walks to her school. But soon she returns home, disappointed, every day, according to an article published in The New York Times, at the end of October. That’s because it’s the same news: Her school …
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In the first week of September 2014, heavy rains hit the Indian Kashmir Valley, flooding the area and killing nearly 600 people and leaving thousands homeless in India and Pakistan.
Kid journalists in India are giving voice to their communities by reporting on local issues in their very own newspaper, Balaknama.
Women around the world have made huge gains in terms of equality, but women still face many struggles every day. Here are some examples of current events that are happening in women’s rights.
A major power outage in India this summer left almost one billion people without electricity.
More than twenty-five years ago, a toxic gas leak at a factory in India killed 10,000 people. The chemical company gave up the job of cleaning up. IndyKids talked to two brothers in New York City, Akash Mehta, age 12, and Gautama Mehta, age 15, who are doing something about it.
In April 2010, President Obama met with leaders from 46 other countries to discuss the danger of nuclear weapons.
If the drug company Novartis wins a legal case against the country of India, India might not be able to continue to make low-cost medicines that are sent all over the world.