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‘The Founder Day’ celebrations @ Hamdard Public School

Today on 14th September 2016, HPS celebrated their Founder’s Day which manifest the Birth Anniversary of an illustrious philanthropist, thinker, visionary man and our founder Late Janab Hakeem Abdul Hameed Saheb.

There was a special Assembly held in the HPS auditorium which has been marked by the gracious presence of Mr. Samar Hamid, Addl. Secretary, Hamdard Education Society, Mr. Zubair Ahmed Khan, Principal, Hamdard Public School, respected teachers and lovable students to commemorate his simple lifestyle, high visions towards the emancipation of the Muslim community and their education, His Awards and Achievements.

In a special Assembly, students presented a wonderful skit on His “Simple Living, High Thinking” approach towards life, a briefed biographical power point presentation,  and informative speeches on His Awards and Achievements.

There was a special reward ceremony kept for the supporting non-teaching staff  who served us from the past many years and whose contributions can never be neglected.

Mr. Samar Hamid Sb. shared his personal experiences and reminisce the time spent with Late Janab Hakeem Abdul Hameed Sb. and marked his far sighted vision and their achievements as he set up several institutions include Hamdard National Foundation, Hamdard Education Society, Hamdard Study Circle, Hamdard Public School, Hamdard Institute of Historical Research etc.

He was honoured by several national and international awards including the Avicenna Award presented by the erstwhile USSR in 1983.  He was conferred with Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan by the Government of India.  He was also an honorary member of the Academy of Medical Science of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Founder-Chancellor of Jamia Hamdard, and Chancellor of Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh.

Mr. Samar Hamid Sb. also shared Late Janab Hakeem Abdul Hameed Saheb’s  tag line “Zameen Ke Upar Kaam, Zameen Ke Neeche Aaram” and make us to understand the actual meaning of His saying, through carrying forward his noble vision and legacy.

Pics of the day:

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Courtesy: Ms. Misbah, Sr. Librarian, HPS

WARM BIRTHDAY WISHES to our respected Principal ‘Mr. ZUBAIR AHMED KHAN’!!

Mr Zubair Ahmed Khan, Respected Principal

Respected Principal, HPS

MAY YOU LIVE A LONG LIFE

FULL OF GLADNESS AND HEALTH

WITH A POCKET FULL OF GOLD

AS THE LEAST OF YOUR WEALTH

MAY THE DREAMS YOU HOLD DEAREST

BE THOSE WHICH COME TRUE

MAY THE KINDNESS YOU SPREAD

KEEP RETURNING TO YOU…

WISH YOU A VERY HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!

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Courtesy: Hamdard Public School Library

Rekindle your love for reading at THE 22nd DELHI BOOK FAIR 2016

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The 22nd edition of Delhi Book Fair commenced from August 27 till September 4, 2016 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. The fair is organized in association with Federation of Indian Publishers.

Book Fairs have a great role to play in promoting the reading habit among people of all age groups. Delhi Book Fair is playing a pivotal role in reiterating the might of the pen and the printed world and has come to be recognized as the biggest book bonanza keenly awaited by students, teachers, scholars, authors, intellectuals, librarians and book lovers.

Apart from promoting literacy and reading habit, especially among children and youth, the fair presents a vast panorama of Indian books on a wide range of subject. The fair provides a unique platform for business to business transactions, establishing new contacts, entering into co-publishing arrangements, translation and copy right arrangements, reprinting of old and rare books, apart from providing retailing opportunities as a multitude of visitors come to the fair.

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Quick info

WHAT: Delhi Book Fair

WHERE: Hall No – 8 to 12A, Pragati Maidan

ON TILL: September 4

TIMINGS: 11am to 8pm

Nearest Metro Station: Pragati Maidan on Blue Line

1. Entry to the book fair is allowed from gate nos 1, 7 and 10. The Stationary Fair is in Hall No 12 A.

2. Free entry for college students and school children, who carry identity card.

3. Special discounts on books for students.

4. Visitors can meet the authors at the Author’s Corner and participate in storytelling festival and drawing competitions.

Courtesy: HPS Librarian, Ms. Misbah

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Celebrations of the 70th Independence Day @ Hamdard Public School!

Hamdard Public School celebrates the 70th Independence Day of our country with a high spirit of patriotism and enthusiasm.

There was a special Independence Day Assembly arranged by Ms. Afreen and Ms. Nazli (Social Science Dept.). The program commenced with the Flag hoisting by the School Principal Mr. Zubair Ahmed Khan, followed by the significance of I-Day speech, glorified patriotic songs, poems and skit.

Through skit the students has presented the glimpse of various movements from history of freedom struggle: first group of students presented Jallianwala Bagh Massacre, second group presented the Non-Cooperation Movement, followed by the Dandi March and Quit India Movement.

A short and energetic speech has been delivered by our Principal, Mr Zubair Ahmed Khan which was filled with glory of our country and concluded at “Saare jahan Se Achcha, Hindustan Humara”.

The celebration came to an end by enchanting Our Rashtra Gaan “Jana Gana Mana” with full respect and a high spirit.

Pics of the Day:

Source: Ms. Afreen Thabassum 

Courtesy: Ms. Misbah, Librarian

HPS Celebrated ‘The World Book & Copyright Day-2016’

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23 April is a symbolic date for world literature. It is on this date in 1616 that Cervantes, Shakespeare and Inca Garcilaso de la Vega all died. It is also the date of birth or death of other prominent authors, such as Maurice Druon, Haldor K.Laxness, Vladimir Nabokov, Josep Pla and Manuel Mejía Vallejo.

It was a natural choice for UNESCO’s General Conference, held in Paris in 1995, to pay a world-wide tribute to books and authors on this date, encouraging everyone, and in particular young people, to discover the pleasure of reading and gain a renewed respect for the irreplaceable contributions of those, who have furthered the social and cultural progress of humanity. In this regard, UNESCO created the World Book and Copyright Day.

Courtesy: Ms. Misbah, Sr. Librarian & blogger, HPS

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A LIBRARY-‘HEART OF AN ACADEMIC INSTITUTION’

As said by Dr S. Radhakrishnan, 2nd president of India – “Library is a heart of an institution” made the presence of a library inevitable in all the institutions and when it comes to an academic institution library plays a vital role as an indispensable tool of learning process; starting from the toddler-school life to the higher education-colleges till the research and scholar phase and beyond.

The school library has its prime objective as ‘to inculcate the reading habits among students’ but a library not only help the students to be an avid readers but also equips them with life-long learning skills and develops the creativity, innovation, imagination and critical thinking which enables them to be a responsible citizens. The school library offers various services, books and resources to all the members of school community i.e. students, teachers, staff and parents as to make them the effective users and avid readers and also to make them aware of the importance of a library.

The Hamdard Public School also imparting the ‘Library & Information Science’ as an optional subject to the classes XI & XII since 2014, when it was first started and recommended by the CBSE.

Hamdard Public School library provides the basic facilities of issue, return, renewal, and reservation of the books to it’s readers/members. It also provide various kinds of reference services as and when required. It has a big reading hall with a capacity of 60+ students can sit together and read.

HPS library has a huge collection of books; more than 18000 which are increasing day by day and a vast collection of periodicals and magazines. Library has all kind of reference materials, textbooks, subject books and refreshers, OTBA material, general knowledge books, fiction and non-fiction etc. Anyone can come to the library and can easily fall in love with the books of their own interest, due to variety of qualitative books and magazines.

It will be all perfect for your entire life to fallen in love with the books as per the famous quote – “Books are our best friends and as said by Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam – “One best book is equal to hundred good friends. But a good friend is equal to a Library”.

Courtesy: Ms. Misbah, Librarian-Blogger HPS