Showing posts from August, 2022

Women’s Equality Day

Women’s Equality Day   The Indian Constitution recognizes every person as equal. This means that every individual in the country , including male and female persons from all castes , religions, tribes , educational and economic backgrounds are recognized as equal. When persons are treated unequally, their dignity is violated. Earlier, no law existed to protect people from discrimination and ill treatment but now there are several that work to see that people are treated as equals. Societies that value women and men as equal are safer. Gender equality is a human right. Women’s equality day is observed on 26 th August. This day reminds us of the hurdles overcome by the heroic women who faced discrimination in the society. Gender based discrimination is prohibited under every human rights treaty. Despite of so much progress made in securing women’s rights globally, millions of women and girls continue to experience discrimination and violence, being denied of their equality and

National Sports Day 29th August

  Every year, 29th August has been observed as National Sports Day in India. The first National Sports Day was celebrated on 29th August 2012, on the birth anniversary of Major DhyanChand who was the star of hockey team of India.  The day is used as a platform to launch various sports schemes as well as organize  various sporting events and seminars to spread awareness about the importance of physical activities and sports in life .

Raksha Bandhan

The festival of Raksha Bandhan is a glorious and enthusiastic Indian celebratory festival which is celebrated mainly among the Hindu Indian families. Sisters and brothers wait for the arrival of Raksha Bandhan throughout the year. It does not occur on one particular day every year; instead, it follows the traditional Indian calendar. Roughly, it happens in the first week of August. This year, the festival of Rakhsha Bandhan has fallen on 11th of August. The festival is abundantly celebrated across the entire country and appeals to no particular age group. People from any age group, whether they are a kid or an adult, can celebrate the festival and tie rakhis on their brothers’ wrists.  The Hindi phrase ‘Raksha Bandhan’ means a bond fraught with love and protection. The Hindi word ‘Raksha’ means protection in English; ‘Bandhan’ means tying of a relationship. Thus on the occasion of Rakhsha Bandhan, sisters tie rakhis on their brothers’ wrists, wishing for their excellent health and we

On this Day 20th August- Sadbhavana Divas

  The birth anniversary of late Prime Minister of India Shri Rajiv Gandhi on 20 th August is observed as “Sadbhavana Diwas” nationwide every year. The theme of Sadbhavana is to promote national integration and communal harmony among people of all religion and languages.

Independence Day celebration at STEM World School

  Independence Day Celebration at STEM World School As said by Swami Vivekananda- ‘Freedom is never to be reached by the weak, Throw away all weakness, Tell your body that it is strong, Your mind that it is strong, And have unbounded faith and hope in yourself.’ With this zeal our freedom fighters brought to us the much awaited freedom. That is why this day is celebrated throughout the country with great enthusiasm and positivity. This year STEM World School celebrated the day with great pomp and splendour. A cultural programme was organised to pay tribute to the freedom fighters of our country and also to commemorate their sacrifices. At first our honourable Chief Guest Mr. Subrata Kumar Mitra, IPS, presently the member of West Bengal Health Recruitment Board along with his wife Mrs. Mitra, Mr. Rana Pratap Singh, CEO of Career & Courses along with his wife Mrs. Devika Bhakat, Miss Yashaswi Dugar, daughte

Happy Raksha Bandhan - STEM World School

  Raksha Bandhan is observed on the last day of the  Hindu lunar calendar  month of  Shraavana , which typically falls in August . It is a popular, traditional  Hindu ceremony. On this day, a sister  ties a Rakhi on  her brother’s wrist to pray for his healthy and happy life . Happy Raksha Bandhan !! -- posted by STEM World School Barrackpore, wireless more, Kol - 700121

International Tiger Day

    International Tiger Day Midori Paxton said, “ A healthy tiger population is an indicator of sustainable development in the 13 tiger range countries.” International Tiger Day ,also known as World Tiger Day is observed to spread awareness about dangers faced by tigers. According to World Wildlife Fund for Nature(WWF) , “As top predators , wild tigers play an important role in maintaining the harmony of the planet’s ecosystem. By preying on herbivores, tigers help to keep the balance between the prey animals and the forest vegetation which they feed upon.” World Tiger Day was first observed in the year 2010 ,on July 29 th ,at the Saint Petersburg Tiger Summit in Russia. A total of thirteen tiger range countries came together and decided a global goal to double the number of wild tigers by the year 2022. The theme for this international day is – “ Their survival is in our hands.” People across the world understood the significance of the day and contributed to celebrations in t

On this Day, the Legendary Singer Kishor Kumar was born

  Kishore Kumar  ( Born on  August 4, 1929  )was an Indian  playback singer  and actor.He is widely regarded as one of the greatest and most dynamic singers in the history of Indian music as well as one of the best singers of the  Indian subcontinent  of all time. He was one of the most popular singers in the Indian film industry, notable for his ability to sing songs in different voices. -- By STEM World School Barrackpore near wirless crossing Kolkata - 700121

Alexander Graham Bell died on August 2, 1922

Alexander Graham Bell is well known for inventing the telephone.  He came to the U.S as a teacher of the deaf, and conceived the idea of "electronic speech".  Bell died on August 2, 1922.  On the day of his burial, all telephone services in the US was stopped for one minute in his honour.