News Brief: India Endures Another COVID Crisis

News Brief: India Endures Another COVID Crisis

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...
Film Brings Awareness to India’s Missing Children

Film Brings Awareness to India’s Missing Children

Gigi Kriegsmann, age 12   The 2016 film Lion is about an unforgettable journey to a safe place, to a place you can once again call home. It is based on the true story of Saroo Brierly, a small boy living in India who gets lost after leaving home with his brother...

Largest Strike in World History?

By EVANGELINE COMEAU-KIRSCHNER, age 11 Among the 180 million workers who went on strike in India on September 2 were autorickshaw drivers. One hundred eighty million workers in India went on strike September 2, demanding better protection for all workers in India. The...

Meet Jithendra from India

By AUDREN HEDGES DUROY, age 9 Name: Jithendra Sreejith Age: 11 Lives in: Chennai, Tamil Nadu in Southern India Siblings: One brother Languages Spoken: Malayalam, Tamil, Hindi, English Favorite Food: Paneer butter masala Favorite Activities: Drawing, painting and...