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Debate competition at Delhi Public School, Ghaziabad

education Updated: Aug 27, 2012 00:40 IST

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Delhi Public School, Ghaziabad hosted the 22nd annual inter public school debate in collaboration with HT - PACE. Annapoorna Sehgal, head-education, HT Media Ltd. was the chief guest on the occasion. Principal Jyoti Gupta welcomed the guests and thanked the qualitative participation of various schools. Eighteen schools participated in the event judged by Prof C.J. Daswani, Mr.Tejwant Chhatwal and Mr Lawrence Fray. The topic debated upon was 'A common man is a silent instigator under the cloak of a mute spectator'.

The chief guest awarded the winner's trophy to the host school, D.P.S Ghaziabad which was thereafter handed over to Vishwabharti Noida, the runners up team. Speaking on the occasion, Annapoorna Sehgal congratulated the participants for shouldering the responsibilities and building the strength of being a part of a rational world. Acknowledging young energy and talent, the chief guest advised the youth of today to enrich their vocabulary using the brilliant resource of newspapers.

Manav Rachna International School, Sector 46, Gurgaon, celebrated book week, an annual event, in collaboration with Scholastic. The theme of the event was inculcating a lifetime reading habit in the students. The book week was inaugurated by principal, Dhriti Malhotra. Students of all classes visited the exhibition and browsed through the books on display. Activities in the week included book cover designing, making of the class newspaper, and creative writing workshops.

Sneh International School, Vikas Marg expanded its vision in the form of a unique mural on the wall depicting oneness of all religions with the message 'Sarva Dharma Sambhava'. The mural was inaugurated by the chief guest Chantal Prost, attaché, embassy of France, Delhi in the presence of the school director Mrs. K. Jacob and principal Ritu Gupta. This was followed by an exhibition highlighting 'one world many nations'. The exhibition was an inter-class competition in which students displayed their knowledge and talent by showcasing a vivid display on different countries of the world.

Mount Abu School, Sector 5, Rohini became the host for the two day C.B.S.E Regional Science Exhibition 2012 . The exhibition was inaugurated by Vineet Joshi, chairman, C.B.S.E. in the presence of school chairman D .N Arora. A dance presentation added a fabulous stroke to the ceremony. The theme of the exhibition was 'science, society and environment'. The jury members assessed their exhibits and gave the judgement on the concluding day. 15 schools were shortlisted for the National Level Exhibition. Vineet Joshi stressed on the need of giving practical training to the concepts of science. Principal Jyoti Arora proposed the vote of thanks.