World Press Freedom Day celebrates its 20th anniversary on 3rd May 2013. It was first officially proclaimed during the UN General Assembly in 1993 following a Recommendation adopted at the twenty-sixth session of UNESCO's General Conference in 1991. The UNESCO Constitution states a commitment to foster the “free exchange of ideas and knowledge” and the “free flow of ideas by word and image”.
Over in Austin, Texas, at the SXSW festival, comic giant Marvel has announced a bumper digital giveaway: 700 of its #1 comic issues - including the likes of Spiderman, X-Men, Hulk and the Fantastic Four - are available for free on iPad, iPhone and Android devices.
As summer approaches, parents everywhere will be desperately searching for ways to entertain their children. Finding appropriate toys to keep them occupied can give a parent a fantastic start to the summer blues that inevitably set in over the long holiday period. To avoid boredom, treat your kids to some worthwhile toys this year to promote activity and inspiration in their lives.
Vikram A Sarabhai Community Science Centre (VASCSC) organized a four-day workshop 'Mathemagic' for the School children and enthusiasts from 13-16th February 2013. More than 100 students from 50 schools participated in drawing competition based on maths in senior and junior category on Thursday.
Love costs everything ! If you love someone and have special intentions to give special gifts, mercilessly burn a deep hole in your pocket. Valentine's Week, a love carnival of sorts, begins on February 7 with Rose Day, followed by Proposal Day on February 8, Chocolate Day on February 9, Teddy Day on February 10, Promise Day on February 11, Kiss Day on Febraury 12, Hug Day on February 13, and finally the ceremonious Valentine's Day on February 14. Many would follow with February 15 as Break up Day of Back to your Wife Day!