Report by Santanu Ganguly, Bangalore: The incomparable Carl Lewis, an athlete who has won 10 spectacular Olympic medals that comprise nine gold and 10 World Championship medals, including eight gold, has been confirmed as the Event Ambassador for the TCS World 10K Bangalore 2014, which will be flagged off from Sree Kanteerava Stadium on May 18 this year.
Report by Santanu Ganguly, New Delhi: PHFI Foundation Day Lecture, Air Pollution and Public Health & Release of PHFI’s ‘Call for Action Paper’ by Professor Michael Greenstone, 3M Professor of Environmental Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology on Shorter Lives Due to Air Pollution and Some Potential Solutions for India.
Report by Santanu Ganguly: New Delhi: America is all set to witness the unique convergence of Hollywood and Indian Cinema, as IIFA (International Indian Film Academy) rolls out its Green Carpet in Tampa Bay.
Report by India Education bureau, Mussoorie: Mussoorie International School, an all girls’ boarding school and part of Educomp Solutions Ltd.
New Delhi: The first phase of the 2nd Round of the 10-day programme on "Capacity Building in Functional English" being organized by the Faculty of Education for teachers of the Jamia Schools culminated on 30th June 2011, with a valedictory session.
The Registrar of the Jamia, Prof. S.M. Sajid was the Chief Guest in the valedictory session. Also present were the Heads of the two departments, Prof. Ilyas Husain, Department of Educational Studies and Prof. Sohrab Ali, Department of Teacher Training and Non formal Education (IASE).
The Dean, Faculty of Education, Prof. Aejaz Masih highlighted the objective of the programme. A brief report of how these objectives were met by the workshop was presented by Dr. Syedah Fawzia Nadeem, Pogramme Coordinator.
The Chief Guest, Prof. S.M. Sajid spoke about the importance of taking lessons from the workshop to real life situations i.e., the classrooms. Two participants of the workshop also talked about what all they had learnt and how it would be useful in their everyday practices as teachers.
Participants were also given certificates and a set of four books. The function ended with a vote of thanks proposed by Dr. Arshad Ikram Ahmad.