DPS Digboi wins English debate-2012
DIMAPUR, AUGUST 4 (MExN): Delhi Public School (DPS) Digboi (Assam) emerged winners in the ‘Zonal Level inter-DPS English debate-2012’ (East zone) held at Niathu Resort in the outskirts of the commercial hub Dimapur on Saturday.
DPS Kalinga (Orissa) and DPS Megacity (West Bengal) were adjudged first and second runner-ups respectively while DPS Dimapur (Nagaland) and DPS Ruby Park (West Bengal) were declared joint winners of the fourth position in the debate competition on the topic “Morality is moral only when voluntary.” Ten DPSs from the East took part in the debate competition.
Organized under the aegis of DPS Society, New Delhi, the first three winners will represent East Zone (Zone 4) in the DPS national level debate to be held later this year. Superintendent of police, Dimapur, VZ Angami who was the chief guest of the occasion distributed the prizes and mementoes to the winners.
The chief guest in his address said that the art of speaking plays a vital role in society as through the power of elocution, one can communicate better and convey one’s ideas to others. Lauding DPS Society for introducing the art of public speaking (debates and extempore) in their curriculum, the city police chief said public speaking like debates will go a long way in boosting the self-confidence of a student, leadership qualities besides increasing their vocabulary and preparing them to face future interviews.
Commenting on the present education system in the country that focuses more on “scoring marks”, VZ Angami said that it is equally important for schools and colleges to impart lessons in public speaking.
He also stressed on English language as a rich, important and powerful language of communication in the modern world. Earlier, principal DPS Dimapur, BK Nanda, delivered the welcome address and pro vice chairman, DPS Dimapur, Dr. Aotoshi, get the “blessing speech.”
Students of DPS Dimapur also entertained the gathering with various cultural presentations. The judges of the debate competition were Debicharan, Mrs. Sashila and Miss Hewasa Lorin.
- Nagaland oil plan struck down
- NMA for fast track courts in Nagaland
- Naga schoolgirls play at Khedi Baptist School in Kohima Village, Nagaland
- SA choke again as England reach final
- Career counseling for science students in Dmp
- PHED and PWD workcharge employees write to CM
- Armed tax collector apprehended
- ‘Nagaland silk is world’s best’
- Akuluto VK area resolves non cooperation against NSCN (K)
1 Displaying 1 - 10 of 808