01Oct/22

Gandhi Jayanti

Gandhi Jayanti – a national festival, is observed on October 2 every year in remembrance and honour of the birth anniversary of the Father of the Nation – Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, prevalently known as Mahatma Gandhi. Gandhi Ji’s two main principles were peace and non-violence (Ahinsa). He had always been a Continue reading

28Sep/22

THE PEOPLE’S HERO: BHAGAT SINGH

They may kill me, but they cannot kill my ideas. They can crush my body, but they will not be able to crush my spirit.”

India’s freedom struggle from the British encompassed many ideologies. There were many freedom fighters who advocated more militant methods of delivering India’s freedom. One among these revolutionary freedom fighters was the inspirational figure –Bhagat Singh, born on 28th September 1907. In per-partition Punjab’s Banga, Bhagat Singh is considered amongst the tallest leaders of the Indian freedom struggle. Continue reading

08Sep/22

ONAM

Onam is the greatest, and the most significant festival celebrated in the state of Kerala. It is a har-vest festival celebrated with delight and enthusiasm all over the state by people of all communi-ties.
The Carnival of Onam lasts between four to ten days. The first day, Atham and the tenth day, Thiru Onam, are the most essential of all. Popularity and presentation of Continue reading

08Sep/22

INTERNATIONAL LITERACY DAY

Literacy begins one person at a time.
“Literacy is the most basic currency of the knowledge economy”.

This year we celebrate International Literacy Day on 8 September under the theme, “Transforming Literacy Learning Spaces”. This day acts as an opportunity to rethink the fundamental significance of literacy learning spaces, to build resilience and Continue reading

18Aug/22

KRISHNA JANMASHTAMI

In Sanskrit, ‘Ashtami’ means the ‘eighth day’, while ‘Janma’ means ‘existence’; this is where the word ‘Janmashtami’ was derived. Krishna Janmashtami, which marks the birth anniversary of the Hindu god, the human incarnation of Lord Vishnu, Lord Krishna, is celebrated in India and across different parts of the world each year on Continue reading