On the occasion of International Day of Peace, celebrated by ringing the peace bell at the UN headquarters on September 21, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in his message said, "Peace and security are essential foundations for social progress and sustainable development."
In a recent teacher training, it was asked from the participating teachers that how many of them had read any new book on education consulted a research journal in education or tried out any evidence intervention in the classroom in the last two years and no hand was raised to affirm it. This indicated that there exists a huge theory and action gap among teachers as well as educators.
A picture of a huge hand-held weapon mace (gada) of Lord Hanuman, that is being shared heavily on the social media sites like Facebook and YouTube as well e-mails, is being claimed to have been discovered during an excavation in Sri Lanka recently.
Serious photographers understand that nature photography during the daylight hours is not all the same and requires camera adjustments every now and then. Shooting at sunrise and sunset is most common with landscape photographers. However, photographers somehow ignore photographing full moon rise.