Monthly Archive for: ‘June, 2018’

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Keep Your Children Learning this Summer

6 Simple and Fun Ways to Keep Your Children Learning this Summer Provided by Kumon Math & Reading Center For most kids, summer means sunny days at the pool, no alarm clocks and extended bedtimes. However, as parents plan family vacations and activities to keep their children busy, it’s important to remember that learning can and should still continue during …

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Scripps Spelling Bee

14th Consecutive Win for Indian-Americans in Scripps Spelling Bee The 91st Scripps National Spelling Bee was held May 31, which added 238 competitors for a total record breaking 515 contestants to the national tournament. The winning glory rested with 14-year-old Karthik Nemmani who astonishingly beat veteran competitor Nyasa Modi, thus winning the championship. The winning word was ‘koinonia,’ a word …

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Editorial

Dear Readers, Scientist and former Indian President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam once said, “Learning gives creativity, creativity leads to thinking, thinking provides knowledge, and knowledge makes you great.” It is truly our pleasure to showcase such great Indian American kids who have, once again showed the entire world their creativity and knowledge by winning in variety of fields. These remarkable kids …

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Desi TV News

Pooja Sharma Having a Good Time Colors is once again back in the top position with its shows Naagin 3 and Dance Deewane ruling the TRP charts. While these shows are new, there are some other shows that have sustained their positions in the tough competition over a long time.One of them is the mythological show, Mahakaali: Anth Hi Aarambh …

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Bollywood News

Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas Avoid Paparazzi The rumored link between Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas is the latest talk of B-town. It seems the new love birds are totally into each other as has become evident from comments they made on each other’s social media posts as well as the fact they were spotted together at social functions. There …

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Indian-American Students Among 2018 U.S. Presidential Scholars

Twenty-Six Indian-American Students Among 2018 U.S. Presidential Scholars On May 8 2018, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced the 54th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, recognizing 161 high school seniors for their accomplishments in academics, the arts and career and technical education fields. Among these 161 students, 26 student are Indian-Americans and among these twenty six students, 14 of …

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MIT THINK Competition – Three of Five Indian-American Students

THINK (Technology for Humanity guided by Innovation, Networking, and Knowledge) is a program organized by undergraduates at MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology). The competition challenges high school students to take a refreshing approach to designing a technological solution to a social problem THINK is an annual science research and innovation competition for high school students. Rather than requiring students to …

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2018 Amit Talati Award

The Amit Talati Award is presented to a Yuvak student who has achieved the highest standards throughout their time as a student of Bala Vihar. It is a special recognition for an unwavering commitment to learning the principles of Sanatan Dharma, demonstrating consistent insight, initiative and integrity, and exhibiting the leadership skills necessary to lead a purposeful life in service …

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