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National Science Day Celebrations at Sangam University Bhilwara

Sangam University Bhilwara National Science Day Celebrations

To popularize the benefits of scientific knowledge, every year 28th February is celebrated all over India as National Science Day – NSD to mark the discovery of Nobel Prize winning Raman Effect by the great Indian Physicist Sir C. V. Raman in 1928 on same day. Raman Effect is a phenomenon in spectroscopy discovered by the eminent physicist while working in the laboratory of the Indian Association for the Cultivation of science - IACS, Kolkata. It’s indeed a matter of Pride that Chandrasekara Venkata Raman popularly known as CV Raman was the first Indian, Asian and non white to win the coveted Nobel Prize.

Complete Writings of Pandit MR Jambunathan Released Online

Pandit MR Jambunathan was no ordinary person. He translated all the four Vedas into easy Tamil, and authored many other books like Biography of Swami Dayanand Saraswati (Not Available) and Swami Shraddhanand Saraswati (Tamil and English) and translated books like Satyarth Prakash in Tamil.

Shyam Benegal Inspires Students of Annapurna ISFM

English: Photograph of Shyam Benegal in his of...

English: Photograph of Shyam Benegal in his office in Mumbai, India, in 2010 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The prolific Indian director and screenwriter, who is credited for creating the 'middle cinema' genre in Indian cinema, with his first four feature films Ankur (1973), Nishant (1975), Manthan (1976) and Bhumika (1977) who is busy with his new film on Subhash Chandra Bose said "I need to keep making films—it keeps me alive and ticking.”

KMRF give scholarships to 673 meritorious students in Sirajganj Bangladesh

Khwaja Mozammel Hoque Foundation (KMRF) Awards Scholarships to Meritorious Students in Bangladesh

Keeping in line with the tradition this year too, Khwaja Mozammel Hoque (R) Foundation (KMRF), a sufi-based welfare organization has awarded educational scholarships to 419 meritorious students who secured GPA 5.00 in the recently held Junior School Certificate Exam and 254 students of class eight and ten from 67 different educational institutions of Sirajganj district. The enthusiastic event took place in a ceremonial manner began at 11-00am on the Tamai Bohumukhi High School Premises in Sirajganj. Watch a video clip of the event.

Sangam University Bhilwara Rajasthan Observes Swami Vivekananda 150th Jayanti and National Youth Day

Swami Vivekananda 150th Anniversary Celebration and National Youth Day at Sangam University Bhilwara RajasthanThe ethereal sage Swami Vivekananda who was the original feminist and the first among spiritual leaders in modern times to speak for the masses is an icon not only in India yesterday but also India today and India Tomorrow. According to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon "Youth are a transformative force; they are creative, resourceful and enthusiastic agents of change be it in public squares or cyberspace."

Educating Children in Naxal Affected Areas in India

One piece of  good news  on the educational front  from left wing extremist affected (LWE)  districts in the country  is that many areas  have witnessed  a declining  trend  in the dropout rates  since the inception of  Sarv Shiksha Abhiyan  as  was stated by  the Minister of State for Human Resource Development, Shri Shashi Tharoor while replying to a question  in Parliament during the just concluded winter session.

200 students from S.M.Shetty International school to get green belt in martial arts

Bollywood Actress Martial Arts Teacher Amrita Arora, Yajness Shhetty and Kim Sharma
Amrita Arora, Yajness Shhetty and Kim Sharma

Mumbai, Oct 22, 2012 (Washington Bangla Radio) Bunts Sangha’s S.M. Shetty International School and Chitah Jeet Kune Do Global sports federation have organized a ‘Green Belt & Certificate distribution ceremony to 200 student’s on 23rd October 2012 at 10.30 A.M. at S.M. Shetty International School, Hiranandani Park, Powai, Mumbai.

Innovative "Inkchops Alphabet" App Teaches Bangla and other Alphabets on iPhone / iPad to Kids Using "Voice and Drawing"

Bengali (Bangla) Alphabet on Inkchops Alphabet iOS (iPhone iPad) App

The team of developers pulled it off in time, and the app was submitted to Apple in early Sep and went live in 14 days. The app is only 3.8 MB in size with  support for 10 different scripts, including Bangla (Bengali).

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Strengthening Secondary Education in India

India's National Strategy for Financial Education

Mumbai, July 16, 2012 (Washington Bangla Radio / PIB India) The first decade of the 21st century has seen a universal recognition for  spreading financial literacy among people.   Most of the countries  are adopting a unified and coordinated national strategy for financial education.  Given the fact that India is having large population, a fast growing economy with national focus on inclusive growth and an urgent need to develop a vibrant and stable financial system, it has become all  the more necessary to quickly formulate and  implement a national strategy.

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