DIMDIMA : Children's Magazine from Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan.
Read Online or Download PDF and ENJOY it on mobiles, tablets or smart phones
December2014

Dimdima is one of the most renowned magazines for children in India. It is published by Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan. ‘Dimdima’ is a Sanskrit word meaning ‘drumbeat.’
In the days of King Ashoka road shows named "Dimdima" were held to disseminate news of the king’s victory.

“What better concept than victory to enthuse children?”

The colourful magazine caters to the needs of readers between 8 and 16 yrs. Drawing inspiration from the huge success of the portal, ‘dimdima.com’, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan started Dimdima Children's Magazine to expand its horizons. Dimdima provides infotainment to its young readers. The 48-page issue has all that is needed to create reading habit in children. Readers can put on their thinking caps and contribute stories, paintings, poetry and jokes to the magazine. The language is simple and lucid.

“Dimdima aims to be an attention-grabber for every child.”

This colourful magazine ‘Dimdima’ has more than 27,000 subscribers from India and Abroad and hopes to grab the attention of more young readers from all over the world with articles that are informative and entertaining.

January2015
HIGHLIGHTS
CURRENT ISSUE ( December 2014 ) ( January 2015 ) NEXT
     
  HIGHLIGHTS OF THE DECEMBER 2014 ISSUE
     
  NOBEL LAUREATES:
    Human Rights Activist Kailash Satyarthi won the Nobel Prize for Peace this year along with 17-year-old Malala Yousafzal of Pakistan.

  STORIES:
    Nature Vs Culture: This time Saraswati along with her friend, Detective Imran, help an NGO to win the proceeds of The Pear, artist Mirza's million dollar painting.
  HALL OF FAME:
    American medical researcher and virologist, Jonas Salk who discovered and developed the first successful inactivated polio vaccine, was born a hundred years ago.
  FIRST & FOREMOST:
    The Hindustan Ambassador, modelled on the British Morris Oxford, was the first car to be wholly made in India. It's production was suspended this year in May by Hindustan Motors, India's oldest car maker.
  BATTLES THAT CHANGED HISTORY:
    The Battle of Karnal paved the way for the rise of Europeans and heralded the death knell of the Mughal Empire.
  NATURE WATCH:
    Bhutan's national animal, the goat antelope Takin.
  PLUS
    EXCITING COMICS, TEASERS, JOKES, QUESTION & ANSWERS IN SCIENCE!
 
     
  HIGHLIGHTS OF THE JANUARY 2015 ISSUE
     
  Chasing A Comet:
    Read about the historic landing of spacecraft Rosetta on Comet – 67P/ Churyumov-Gerasimenko. This is the first time a spacecraft has landed on a comet!

  Master of Science Fiction:
    Isaac Asimov, the most popular writer of science fiction is credited to have ushered in the new age of science fiction writing.
  Battles That Changed History:
    The little known battle of Colachel thwarted the commercial ambitions of the Dutch traders in India.
  The Tale Carrier:
    A story about a boy who carried tales... or tails?
  Heavenly Bird :
    The gorgeous-feathered Bird of Paradise.
  Isaac Newton :
    Saluting the scientist cum astronomer cum mathematician in the International Year of Light and Light –related Technology for helping us understand colour and light better.
  PLUS
    The annual DIMDIMA CALENDAR
  AND
    The usual fare of comics, jokes, teasers & puzzles along with quest questions and answers.