Holiday declared for Chennai schools and colleges due to heavy rains today (Nov 13, 2014). Schools holiday declared by the district collectors for Thiruvallur, Thiruvarur, Kanchipuram, Vellore, Vizhuppuram, Cuddalore, Nagapattinam districts due to heavy rains today.
Holiday declared for Puducherry and Karaikal schools too.
Indian Railway Catering & Tourism Corporation (IRCTC – A mini Ratna PSU under the Ministry of Railway) conducts an essay competition for school children.
1. Billions of Tourists for Trillions of wealth
2. Swachh Bharat (Sanitation
Groups: Group I – Students of class 11 to 12 (max. 1000 words) Group II – Students of class 8 to 10 (max. 400 words) Group III – Students of class 5 to 7 (max. 300 words) Group IV – Students of class 1 to 4 (max. 150 words)
The Essay can be written in English, Hindi or any recognized Indian regional language. Two first prizes for each group is IRCTC Vaishno Devi Package for 4 persons of a family. There are many more exciting prizes too.
The entries are open till 17:30 hrs of 31.12.2014.
The entries may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org indicating name of students, class, name of the school, school ID card number (if any) and contact number