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October2014

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.

November2014
HIGHLIGHTS
CURRENT ISSUE ( October 2014 ) ( November 2014 ) NEXT
     
  HIGHLIGHTS OF THE OCTOBER 2014 ISSUE
     
  Gandhiji on Character:
    Read about how upset Gandhiji got when the headmaster of his school thought that he had told a lie.

  The Battery Man:
    Alessandro Volta, the man who invented the first electric battery.
  The Mosquito's Coil:
    Saraswati is at a small seaside town during the Diwali holidays, when she hears about a shop being burgled. Will she help to find the culprit? Read the story to find out.
  A Warship That Made Us Proud!:
    INS Vikrant, India's first aircraft carrier!
  Inside India:
    Dharnai is the first village in India to have all aspects of live powered by solar energy.
  Battle of Waterloo:
    The last of the Napoleonic wars, the Battle of Waterloo, ushered in an era of peace in Europe. So great was its impact on world history that the term 'waterloo' has come to signify a decisive defeat or failure.
  Orienteering:
    An exciting competitive sport, quite similar to Treasure Hunting.
  Tasmanian Devil:
    The largest meat-eating marsupial, which emits a spine-chilling screech!
  COMICS
   
  1. The Elephant and the Tailor
  2. Bawri the Witch ¬— A Cloudy Story
  3. Tom Bahadur - In Search of The Yeti
  4. The Trick
  5. Boomslayer : Food For Thought
  PLUS
    Puzzles & Teasers/Jokes/Quest/Activity/ Experiment/Science News
 
     
  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!!!