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Amitabh Bachchan Talks About Sports as The Identity of a Nation

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Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says sports is the identity of a nation and sportsmen are the brand ambassadors.

Amitabh Bachchan on Monday night shared a photograph of himself along with the players of the Indian hockey team from the sets of “Kaun Banega Crorepati”.

He captioned the image: “Honouring the Indian hockey team on KBC Karmveer episode. Their dedication, their effort for the country is beyond compare. Jab hum apne desh ki khiladiyon ko sammanit karte hai to hum desh ko bhi sammanit karte hai. Desh ka gaurav hai yeh, tirangey ki shaan aur maan hai yeh. (When we honour our country’s sportsmen, we honour the nation. They are the pride of the nation. They are the pride and glory of the flag).”

The 75-year-old actor took to his blog and wrote: “Sport is the identity of a nation .. when we excel in a routine the World takes notice. Sportsmen are a nations brand ambassadors… for merit for glory for the recognition that we are blessed with.

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The “Piku” star then sought support for the Indian men’s hockey team for the World Cup, which will be taking place in Odisha in November and December.

“Our mens hockey team taking on in a month, the challenge of the World Cup to be held in Odisha in November. our pride our heroes. They need our support and encouragement. Come in large numbers to cheer for them in Bhubaneswar, Odisha.

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“The cheers that surround the playing field is the adrenalin that players need for achieving victory,” he added.

On the acting front, Amitabh Bachchan is gearing up for the release of his upcoming film “Thugs Of Hindostan”. It also stars superstar Aamir Khan, Katrina Kaif and Fatima Sana Sheikh. (IANS)

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This Slum School in Gurugram Has Walls That Speak Through its Wall Paintings

The creative initiative is part of the publisher's support to the learning needs of the Centre's children, which includes books, stationary, learning infrastructure and teacher training.

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The Ritinjali Learning Centre now has colourful motifs like clouds, human figures, plants and even numbers from 1-10. It also boasts of wall art with the slogan 'School Chale Hum'.Pixabay

Once plain and bland, the walls of a school in the Nathupur Pahari slum here are now sporting vibrant wall art murals on key social issues like environmental conservation, girl child literacy and the importance of hygiene.

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Mentioning the importance of the arts in initiating children in “new ways of seeing, hearing, feeling and moving”, the NGO’s director Dilreen Kaur told IANS that the collaborative art project transformed the walls of the Centre into bright and joyful spaces.
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On the occasion of the ‘World Art Day’ on Monday, the school walls got an artistic makeover by children from NGO Ritinjali, along with around 25 employees of leading publisher Oxford University Press India.

The Ritinjali Learning Centre now has colourful motifs like clouds, human figures, plants and even numbers from 1-10. It also boasts of wall art with the slogan ‘School Chale Hum’.

wall painting
Once plain and bland, the walls of a school in the Nathupur Pahari slum here are now sporting vibrant wall art murals on key social issues like environmental conservation, girl child literacy and the importance of hygiene. Pixabay

Mentioning the importance of the arts in initiating children in “new ways of seeing, hearing, feeling and moving”, the NGO’s director Dilreen Kaur told IANS that the collaborative art project transformed the walls of the Centre into bright and joyful spaces.

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The creative initiative is part of the publisher’s support to the learning needs of the Centre’s children, which includes books, stationary, learning infrastructure and teacher training.(IANS)