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September2014

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.

October2014
HIGHLIGHTS
CURRENT ISSUE ( September 2014 ) ( October 2014 ) NEXT
     
  HIGHLIGHTS OF THE SEPTEMBER 2014 ISSUE
     
  FUN ZONE:
    Teachers' Day musings.

  HALL OF FAME:
    The unconventional, witty, exuberant, cheeky, memorable centenarian actress Zohra Sehgal
  STORY:
    Read about the Yankee Uncle, the smart rat which came to India from America in a suitcase and quickly became the talk of the rat world in Mr Shyam's house.
  NATURE WATCH:
    Walking in the woods, you casually pick up a dried twig to twiddle with and get the shock of your life when it suddenly comes alive in your hand and starts moving! You have accidentally sussed out a master of camouflage — the stick insect.
  MOVIE WATCH:
    The movie Freedom Writers (2007) is the story of a young American teacher, who adopts a unique method of teaching to challenge her students to overcome the problems of poverty, racism and violence, and become ‘catalysts for change'.
  STORY:
    Beneath Cassiopeia : Saraswati's current life's ambition was to be an astronomer, which is why one morning found her walking dreamily down the school corridor, star chart in hand when a voice rudely interrupted her reverie.
  GOLDEN CLASSICS:
    Bram Stoker's story The Judge's House will make your hair stand on edge!
  PLUS
    Puzzles & Teasers/Jokes/Quest/Activity/ Experiment/Science News
 
     
  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