The week long 803rd Urs of the revered Sufi saint Hazrat Khawaja Moinuddin Hasan Chisty of Ajmer has started with flag hoisting on April 15. For the first time a US president offered a 'chadar' on the occasion of the Urs this year. A richly embroidered red 'chadar' was offered on US Prez Barak Obama's behalf at the shrine of the Garib Nawaz.
A four-day school-based operational field seminar on reading-to-learn skills will be held in Kurukshetra from today, in which the identified skills will be demonstrated in the classroom and transferred to students in the presence of participating teachers and discussed with them. The seminar will be held at Gurukul Convent School in the outskirts of Kurukshetra town of Haryana state from April 20 to 23.
Congratulating the successful graduates of Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Raipur, on the fourth convocation of the institute on April 17, President of India, Pranab Mukherjee in his released text of the address said, "Convocation signifies the culmination of the phase of formal education. It also symbolizes the beginning of a new journey where the knowledge you have gained and the skills you have acquired will be put to sterner test. You will achieve success but at times you may face adversity. It is in mitigating those trying circumstances that you will prove your mettle. Your discipline, commitment and determination will help you navigate through difficult terrain."
Often we try to shy away taking pictures of moving objects since they get blur. However, if the camera setting allows one can take frozen motion shots. With some patience and practice one can master the technique of motion-frozen shots and can take stunning photographs of subjects in motion.