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School Assembly: News headlines, thought, amazing facts and more for 14 May

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News headlines, thought for the day, topic, amazing facts and word of the day for school assembly: Immerse your school assembly in current affairs with compelling news headlines, stimulate minds with an uplifting thought for the day, explore news headlines, surprise with amazing facts, and expand vocabularies with the word of the day. Spark enthusiasm and learning in your school community today!

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Mumbai: Prepare yourself for an exhilarating journey filled with learning, inspiration, and community connection! As we embark on another school assembly guide, let’s dive into the latest news headlines, ponder thought-provoking ideas, and deliver a compelling speech that ignites the hearts and minds of our school community. Get ready to infuse the gathering with enthusiasm and anticipation, as we come together to celebrate knowledge, inspire one another, and foster a sense of belonging.

Thought for the Day for school assembly

“Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.” – Albert Schweitzer

 

School assembly news headlines

Today’s national news headlines in English for school assembly

  1. India and Iran entered into a long-term agreement regarding Indian operations at the Chabahar port on Monday. As part of the deal, New Delhi pledged a credit line of $250 million to support the development of infrastructure around this crucial facility situated in the Gulf of Oman.
  2.  Fires resulting from the fighting in Sudan damaged 72 villages and settlements last month, a UK-based rights group said Monday, highlighting the use of fire as a weapon of war in the conflict in the African country.
  3.  Thousands of Malians carrying buckets and jugs of mud joined the annual replastering of the world’s largest mud-brick building this weekend, a key ritual that maintains the integrity of the Great Mosque of Djenne in the centre of the country.
  4. Rescue teams in South Africa forged ahead Monday with efforts to find any survivors still trapped under rubble a week after an apartment building that was under construction collapsed. Their hopes were boosted over the weekend when one of the construction workers was found alive after six days without food and water.
  5. To establish Abu Dhabi as a premier wedding destination, the Abu Dhabi Convention and Exhibition Bureau (ADCEB) has announced an initiative to extend visa support to Indian nationals hosting weddings across the Emirate. The ADCEB, which is a part of the Department of Culture and Tourism Abu Dhabi, is undertaking this initiative to establish the UAE capital as a premier wedding destination, a statement released here said.

 

Today’s sports news headlines in English for school assembly

  1. IPL Match Gujarat Titans v/s Kolkata Night Riders at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.
  2. Chennai Super Kings batting coach Michael Hussey believes that Ruturaj Gaikwad, who has displayed a calm and composed demeanour, benefits from having experienced cricketing minds to support him in his early stint as captain.
  3. Grandmasters R Praggnanandhaa, Koneru Humpy and Vaishali Rameshbabu will spearhead India’s challenge in the prestigious Norway Chess, to be held in Stavanger (Norway)from May 27 to June 7.
  4. Manu Bhaker and Adarsh Singh emerged winners in the qualification rounds of the women’s 25m pistol and men’s 25m rapid-fire pistol respectively in the Olympic Selection Trial here Monday. All five shooters in both men’s and women’s categories will now clash in the final at the M.P. State Shooting Academy ranges on Tuesday.
  5. P Shayaamnikhil became India’s 85th Grandmaster by completing his third and final GM norm in the just-concluded Dubai Police Masters chess tournament, ending a 12-year wait for the player who took to the sport as an eight-year-old.

 

Amazing facts for school assembly

Amazing facts about India

  1. India is home to the wettest place on Earth, with Mawsynram in Meghalaya holding the title due to its exceptionally high average annual rainfall.
  2. The Chenab Bridge holds the title of being the highest rail bridge in the world, situated at an elevation of 359 meters above the Chenab riverbed. Remarkably, it surpasses the height of the iconic Eiffel Tower in Paris by 30 meters.
  3. Nestled in the Himalayas at an altitude of approximately 5,029 meters (16,500 feet) above sea level is Roopkund Lake, also known as the Mystery Lake. The lake is shrouded in intrigue due to the presence of an estimated 600-800 skeletons.
  4. India boasts the most extensive postal service network, with a unique addition that operates on water. Situated in Dal Lake, Srinagar, this postal service is a vital tourist attraction in Kashmir.
  5. The Karni Mata temple, located in Deshnoke, Rajasthan approximately 30 kilometres from Bikaner, is renowned for its unique inhabitants which are thousands of black rats. These rats, revered as sacred creatures and referred to as ‘kabbas,’ are integral to the temple’s identity.

 

Word of the day for school assembly

Resilience

It refers to effectively coping with and overcoming tough or demanding life situations, particularly by displaying mental, emotional, and behavioural flexibility to meet both internal and external pressures.

Hope our school assembly guide helps you deliver the best. Stay confident!

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