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Archive for December, 2013

Turkey Builds Marmaray Tunnel

Turkey Builds Marmaray Tunnel

| December 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

It is now possible to cross the Bosphorus Strait – from Asia to Europe in just four minutes by the new Marmaray tunnel. It is the realisation of a project dreamt up by Ottoman sultans more than a century ago. Though it connects two continents, but connects only one part of Turkey with the other. […]

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Mangalayaan

Mangalayaan

| December 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

India’s space agency ISRO launched its Mars Orbiter Mission vehicle “Mangalayaan” (Mangal is the Sanskrit name of Mars) on November 5, 2013. It lifted off from Sriharikota, a few kilometers from Chennai near Bay of Bengal. It will travel 780 million kilometers to enter the orbit of Mars in September 2014. This is the first […]

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Painted Rocks of China

Painted Rocks of China

| December 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Zhangye Danxia mountains in north-western province of China present a colourful spectacle. Wavy mountain rocks display colours from deep red to yellow green as if someone has painstakingly painted them. But no! They are painted by the nature. Your eyes are not deceiving you. China has created Zhangye Danxia Lanform Geological Park in Gansu province […]

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Vitruvian Man

Vitruvian Man

| December 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

The ‘Vitruvian Man’ is a drawing created by Italian genius Leonardo da Vinci in 1490. It is accompanied by notes based on the work of the architect Vitruvius. The drawing, which is in pen and ink on paper, depicts a male figure in two superimposed positions with his arms and legs spread out and simultaneously […]

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Emperor Akbar’s Navratnas

| December 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Akbar is often titled as Mughal e Azam, the greatest Mughal. Though he himself was not much educated, he respected the scholars and gave them important positions in his Darbar. There were nine extraordinary persons chosen by him who were jointly called Navratnas or nine gems. They were 1- Abul Fazal, who was the chief […]

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Talkative Tilly

Talkative Tilly

| December 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

If only Tilly talked less or talked just when he needed to, he would make such a wonderful friend. By Yoginder Sikand Tilly was the most talkative boy you ever saw. “Yackety-yack, yackety-yack!” he would go on all day. Not for a moment would you find him silent. Things were so bad that everyone in […]

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Fast Food’ For Kitties

Fast Food’ For Kitties

| December 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Kitties love cream and milk, but of late they’ve begun to copy human folks, who stuff themselves with what they call ‘fast food’ these days. By Nigar Ataulla Creamy lived in an apartment in a big city called Jim Jam. The town’s strange name owed to the fact that its streets were jam-packed with traffic […]

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DISCOVER YOURSELF – WORKSHOP SCHEDULE

| December 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

OCTOBER – DECEMBER  2013 1. WORKSHOP IN HYDERABAD DATES: 06, 07 & 08 DECEMBER 2013 VENUE: HOTEL WOOD BRIDGE, LAKDI KA PUL, HYDERABAD. FOR DETAILS CONTACT: Organised by : “FEAT” (Foundation for Education, Appreciation & Training) Timings : :8:30am to 6pm, Course Fee: Rs. 1000/- per participant (including Lunch, Tea and Course Material) FOR REGISTRATIONS […]

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Discover Yourself” Workshop, is the Need of the Hour for the Muslim World Today

| December 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Discover Yourself Workshop was held on 8, 9 & 10, November 2013,  at Maulana Azad Research Centre and Conference Hall, Aurangabad. It was organised by the Jamaat-e-Islami Hind, Aurangabad. This workshop is useful for every human being. This workshop is the need of the hour for the Muslim world. I find 360* change in […]

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“For Those Lost in Life! The Workshop is the Leading Light!

| December 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Discover Yourself Workshop was held in Mangalore on November 1, 2 and 3, 2013, at the Talent Research Foundation. It was organized by Dar- al- Iman Trust for Women’s Education.  Around 100 participants, including men and women got new insights about their lives through the Workshop. The workshop shows a practical way from Batil […]

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