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Soha Ali Khan Announces India's Spelling Bee Champion

Soha Ali Khan Announces Ananya G Upadhya as India's Spelling Champ of Classmate Spell Bee Season 8
Soha Ali Khan Announces Ananya G Upadhya as India's Spelling Champ of Classmate Spell Bee Season 8

Classmate, one of India’s leading notebook brands by ITC and Radio Mirchi’s spelling extravaganza Classmate Spell Bee Season 8 culminated today with an exhilarating finish as Soha Ali Khan announced Ananya G Upadhya of Sri Kumaran Children’s Home CBSE (Mallasandra Campus), Bengaluru as the National Champion of India’s largest spelling competition. Samyukta Shrivatsa of PSBB Learning Leadership Academy, Bengaluru was the first runner-up. The theme for the contest this year ‘Every child is unique and so is every word’ is inspired by Classmate’s brand thought of celebrating uniqueness. The competition this year was conducted across India and engaged with more than 3 lac students across 800 schools in 30 cities by testing their mettle in English spellings.


Abhishek Bachchan inaugurates festival at prestigious university connected to three Bachchan generations

Abhishek Bachchan at Spandan Festival, Benaras Hindu University

Actor Abhishek Bachchan has been inspiring the youth with his commitment and passion towards sports in the country. The actor has been going all out to promote any new and upcoming talent not only in the field of sports but in other fields as well.


BLCF Bangla School in Singapore observes Amar Ekushey

Amar Ekushey - BCLF Singapore

Singapore, Feb 26 -  Two Bangla schools Zhangdi Primary School and Jhuying Primary School operated by Bangladesh Language and Cultural Foundation (BLCF) observed Amar Ekushey and the International Mother Language Day at their school premises.


Roads to Ruins - JNU: Ultra Leftism, Congress opportunism and Intellectual Cowardice | Nirendra Dev

The stories coming out of JNU, labeled a premier university and a communist bastion, have all the classic marks – professionally trained anti-India slogan shouters, a large army of Narendra Modi-haters, an ambitious student politics of ultra Left wings and righter wingers ABVP, political opportunism of Rahul Gandhi and the ability to link a hanged terror mastermind to his religion (Muslim) identification.

Curiously enough one prominent student leader's father has been a former member of SIMI.

The two-page letter from JNU associate professor Badal Ghana Chakravorty’s missive in 1996 (see snap) had clearly cautioned: “Once again the campus is awash with poster campaign by PDSU (financed by Islamic terrorists from Pakistan) asking for withdrawal of army from Kashmir so that Kashmir can fully become an Islamic state outside the territorial jurisdiction of  India”.

Letter from JNU associate professor Badal Ghana Chakravorty
Letter from JNU associate professor Badal Ghana Chakravorty

On this backdrop we have a different regime in New Delhi. The Prime Minister Narendra Modi by inclination is not a coward and perhaps hates playing safe.

This is the sole reason that that a die-hard Congressman and anti-BJP Manishanker Aiyar today (in circa 2016) finds merits in Atal Behari Vajpayee, someone who would always try to inherit the Nehruvian legacy despite his RSS background.

Read on.




JNU fracas: Instinctive Resistance and Tyranny of Power-Politics - Nirendra Dev

‘One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich’ is one of the best known novels that portrayed brilliantly the scathing indictment of Communist tyranny and an eloquent affirmation of the human spirit.



Mumbai Media Champs College Festival Creates A Stir

Students of  Deviprasad Goenka Management College of Media Studies (DGMCMS)

Mumbai Media Champs’ – the lively three-day inter-collegiate festival of Deviprasad Goenka Management College of Media Studies (DGMCMS), Malad (W), Mumbai got off to a spectacular start amidst thunderous cheers & glitter on 25th January 2016, with well-known film director Bejoy Nambiar, who was the Chief Guest, and popular actor Samir Soni, who was the Guest of Honor, releasing balloons and declaring the event open.


Hindu Group Seeks Pope’s Intervention to Fix Ireland’s Educational System

English: Church of Ireland primary school. Thi...

Church of Ireland primary school. This school is known as the Wood school. It was built in 2004. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Ireland’s about 97 percent state-funded primary schools are reportedly under the control of the church. Religion should not play any role in admissions to Irish schools. The practice of a religious majority controlling the school doors and schools indulging in kind of state-sanctioned indoctrination was simply wrong and should end.



DGMC Organizes "Mumbai Media Champs" Inter-Collegiate Festival

Students of Deviprasad Goenka Management College of Media Studies at their preparation for “Mumbai Media Champs” Festival
Students of Deviprasad Goenka Management College of Media Studies prepare for “Mumbai Media Champs” Festival

The winter has just become more colorful. Rajasthani Sammelan Education Trust’s Deviprasad Goenka Management College of Media Studies (DGMC) has organized its fun-filled annual inter-collegiate fest, ‘Mumbai Media Champs 2016’(MMC) at DGMC Campus, Sunder Nagar,Malad (West),Mumbai from 25 to 27 January 2016.


Connecticut Schools Encouraged to Offer Yoga

A yoga class.

A yoga class. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

According to reports, Bethel High School offered “Ah Ha Yoga” (.4 or .5 credit; in place of 1 Physical Education credit) for 11th and 12th graders whose Course Description included “unite mind, body, and inner self”. There is a Beginner’s Yoga Class on Mondays at Hamden Middle School whose announcement includes “Improve your flexibility, strength, balance and stamina”. At Middlebrook School in Wilton some groups try to decrease the pulse rate using meditation and yoga under "Feel The Beat" (A Guided Exploration of Factors That Affect Pulse Rate), a "Curriculum-Embedded Performance Task” of the Department in Middle School Science.



Shemaroo Institute of Film and Technology (SIFT) Becomes First Certified Nuke Authorized Training Institute by The Foundry

Mr. Hemant Karani (Studio, VP) says “We are glad to announce SIFT as the only Nuke Authorized Training Centre in Mumbai. Students interested to pursue their career in Post Production now will get The Foundry certificate at our centre. Individuals trained at SIFT are job ready professionals who can start working the next day.”



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