DIMDIMA : Children's Magazine from Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan.
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November2014

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.

December2014
HIGHLIGHTS
CURRENT ISSUE ( November 2014 ) ( December 2014 ) NEXT
     
  HIGHLIGHTS OF THE NOVEMBER 2014 CHILDREN'S DAY SPECIAL ISSUE
     
  ADVENTURE ON THE HIGH SEAS:
    Aditya Guha writes about Robert Lee, who meets with an unexpected, petrifying adventure after setting sail on a cruise liner from San Francisco harbour.

  THE TREK TO CHANDRAKHANI PASS :
    Prachiti Mhatre writes about her invigorating Himalayan trek she had taken during her summer holidays.
  WHAT I DID IN SUMMER :
    Kaustubhi Kulshreshtha writes about his awesome trip to the Land of Dragons and the exciting time he had there while Jiya Gohainbaruah displays the attractive necklace and mittens she made with rubber bands, and chess buff Monique Shah writes about the two prerequisites for the game he loves.
  BOOK REVIEW:
    Ms Pooja Kedawat, who teaches at Bhartiya Vidya Bhavan's Vidyashram, Jaipur reviews Sudha Murthy's bestseller : The Day I Stopped Drinking Milk: Life Stories from Here And There.
  GRAND CANYON :
    Jayanthi Dwarakanath, who had been recently to the Grand Canyon in the US of A, writes about her grand adventure over the Canyon in a helicopter.
  THE WALT DISNEY OF India :
    Mahua Guha writes about Pran Kumar Sharma, better known as Chacha Choudhury, who passed away a couple of months ago.
  MUST READS :
    A peep into Hugh Lofting's best known classic The Story of Dr. Dolittle that will fill you with a longing to read the entire text.
  STORY :
    Urmila Nair continues the Saraswati saga in The Ghost of Children's Days Past, where she takes you through yet another exciting mystery.
  SPORTSPERSONS :
    Meet Formula One Phenomenon, Sebastian Vettel!
  PLUS
    EXCITING COMICS, JOKES, TEASERS & PUZZLES!!!
 
     
  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!