More on Ummid: International l National Regional l Politics Sports Religion l History l Culture l Education


SC says private schools have no right to hike fees

Muslim group refutes terror allegations against Madrassas

Ranbir Singh encounter in Dehradun was a fake: CBI

Protests continue in Manipur over alleged police killings

Abbas maintains right to resistance

Maharashtra Govt. to recruit minorities in police force

Dilip Kumar for Bharat Ratna

Leaders demand reservation for Muslims  in Maharashtra


Islamic finance gives universities a bonus: With global finance on its knees, this summer's business graduates face an even trickier jobs market than most. But there is one area of banking still experiencing.....Read Full

Is your city web savvy?


Newspaper by rural Indian women wins UN literacy award: A newspaper produced entirely by women in rural India is among the four winners of this year's Literacy Prizes awarded by the United....Read Full

Ailing Rampur girl appeals for aid: Tucked away in the by-lanes of Rampur in western Uttar Pradesh in a humble little two-room house live Shoeb and Zubair Shamsi, their 27-year-old sister Saba Mahboob Shamsi and their parents.... Read Full

Abbas maintains right to resistance: Mahmoud Abbas, the Palestinian president, has told Fatah activists that the Palestinian movement seeks ....Read Full

Dilip Kumar for Bharat Ratna: The Indian film fraternity is trying to seek 100,000 solidarity comments on a social network....Read Full

Dead Sea can help Govt. take a wise decision on Gay Sex: 82 kilometers in length and 18 kilometers wide Dead Sea is thousands of foot deep and exists 1300....Read Full

Veteran IUML leader Mohammedali Shihab Thangal dies: Veteram Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) leader Panakkad Syed Mohammedali Shihab Thangal p....Read Full





Switzerland explores schools to hunt talent, reach out to people

Saturday, August 08, 2009 09:29:38 AM, UNI

SC says private schools have no right to hike fees: Hearing a review petition filed by the Action Committee for Unaided Private Schools seeking reconsideration of a 2004 apex court verdict, the Supreme Court said that only the government can regulate private school fees......Read Full

'One third Indian pupil not happy with their education'

Dy. Education officer succumbed to frenzied parents

Insufficient Junior Colleges in Maharashtra escalating dropout cases  

New Delhi: Aiming to explore the potential of cooperation between the two countries in education, research and science among others, the Embassy of Switzerland has held an interactive inter-school event here to mark the 'Year of Science and Education of Switzerland in India'.


Presiding over the function yesterday, Switzerland Embassy Charge 'd Affairs Arthur Mattli said the effort is basically to reach out to people, which generally doesn't happen through diplomatic initiatives.


''The objective is to bring about tangible results in bilateral relations between India and Switzerland and reach out to people in person.'' He said listening to children and interacting with them has ''taught me a lot'' and ''I am truly impressed by their content and information level''.


Organised under the aegis of 'Friendship Cup 2009,' the interactive session at Tagore International School in South Delhi's East of Kailash area saw students of Classes VII, VIII, IX and XII participate in quiz, essay writing and T-shirt designing under the 'Get to Know Switzerland Better' category.


Also, under 'Friendship in Diversity' category students came out with inspiring ideas to further strengthen the bonds between Switzerland and India.


Commenting on this, Mr Mattli lauded the creative insight of students and the zest displayed in their efforts and said 'Friendship in Diversity' sharpens our minds, opens our hearts and looks for different solutions.


''It is also about beauty, discovering new things and sharing common views,'' he said adding it celebrates similarities in diversities by encouraging children to read and study diverse sources of information and present the same in a way that would bring out the best of their creativity.


Such projects would open a window on Switzerland for students and on concerns of common interest like environment, especially since the focus this year was on science and education, he added.


The project includes introduction of Switzerland as a focus country, encompassing its various aspects and identifying striking similarities and differences with India.






  Bookmark and Share

Home | Top of the Page

Your Ad Here

  Comment on this article

E-mail Address:
Write here...

Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) Who devised a Secure World

France's Encounter with Pharaoh Ramesses

Introducing Islam

In 1905 more than 100 years from today, when Iqbal was a lecturer at the Government College, Lahore he was invited by his student Lala Hardayal to preside over a function. Instead of making a speech, Iqbal sang....Read Full

Maulana Abul Kalam Azad - Preacher of the Peace and Harmony

Saudi King calls for Interfaith Dialogue: The Saudi king has made an impassioned plea for dialogue among Muslims, Christians and Jews — the first such proposal from a nation with no diplomatic ties to Israel and a ban on non-Muslim religious services and...Read Full



Readying for the Battle Ahead: “You are the future of India. Amongst you students, I can see Pandit Nehru, Maulana Azad, Mrs. Gandhi, Tipu Sultan and Razia...Read Full

Overwhelming response to Career Fest Vision 2015

The way people are living in Malegaon surprised the French student: Sarah Minhia, a French national and student of politics at Institute of Political Studies Lille, France (Institut d’ etudes politiques de Lille, France) had recently visited Malegaon for her research....Read Full


Malegaon 2006 blast witness turns hostile: Terming that the police officials with the help of his in-laws had hatched a conspiracy against him, the lone approver in the 2006 Malegaon serial blast case turned.....Read Full

An Information Outlet: Urdu Library in Malegaon turned 100 this year and the library, which has helped many Ph. Ds in their research work, is all set to...Read Full



Post Blast-Malegaon Emerged Stronger: The immediate reasons for the ongoing terrorist attacks in the country are not very clear. However one thing is for sure. These strikes are the attacks on the national.....Read Full

Message of Communal Harmony from Malegao: “Shakti bhi Shanti bhi Bhagton ke Geet main hai, Dharti ke Basiyon ki Mukti Preet main hai ”, Dr. Mehmoodur Rehman recited these......Read Full

 Home | Contact Us | Disclaimer | Terms of Use | About Us | Feedback

Ummid Business: Advertise with us | Careers | Link Exchange is part of Awaz Multimedia & Publications providing World News, News Analysis and Feature Articles on Education, Health. Politics, Technology, Sports, Entertainment, Industry etc. The articles or the views displayed on this website are for public information and in no way describe the editorial views. The users are entitled to use this site subject to the terms and condition mentioned.