Friday, June 15, 2012

Something to smile about...

Besides the upcoming weekend, here are 3 things guaranteed to cheer you up!

1. Government schools are not always in shambles. Some really do well! The Ludhiana-based Government Senior Secondary School, Isewal, has achieved 100 percent result in Class XII examinations but, for more cheers, all the students of this rural school have passed in first division!
Read more here.

2. Intensely enthusiastic youths are described as “He/She has a fire in the belly”, an expression coined by N. R. Narayana Murthy, the founder of Infosys! And now some students in Kerala will carry “Fire in the Schoolbag”! The students of Karthika Thirunal Government Vocational and Higher Secondary School in the city have promised to pack two coconut shells everyday in their school bags. The shells will be used as fuel for a steam boiling unit that make tasty ‘idlis’ and ‘sambhar’ for the students!
Read more here.

3. And now one more Eco-Friendly thing! An Auto-Rickshaw! The eco-friendly, battery operated auto-rickshaws are on Delhi roads!
Read more here.

More cheerful news can be found here.

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