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Britannica Awarded Skoch Order–of–Merit — is amongst TOP 100 of India&resquo;s Best Projects

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Nov

New Delhi, November 20th 2014

Britannica India was conferred the Skoch Order–of–Merit during the 38th Skoch Summit on “Resurgent India, Competitive India” at the India Habitat Centre, New Delhi on the 20th November 2014. The Library Unplugged project was selected by the Jury amongst the best projects in the country.

The Skoch Renaissance Award, in particular, is conferred upon corporates,which demonstrate exemplary, sustainable and balanced business performance while simultaneously contributing to India’s socio–economic growth. The Award recognizes top performing State-owned, Private, Public, and Multinational corporations in India, which create a significant regional, national, or international impact with their business practices.

Britannica Organizes Know for Sure Quiz Contest at Ranchi

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Nov

Ranchi, November 16th 2014

Encyclopædia Britannica organized the Know For Sure quiz contest at Delhi Public School, Ranchi on 16 November 2014. The quiz was conducted by India’s renowned quizmaster Mr. Siddhartha Basu who said, “Quizzing is all about curiosity and a sort of skepticism that prompts you to cross-check facts.”

After a preliminary round among 33 schools from across the state, only 6 qualified for the finals. The team from DAV, Gandhinagar won the competition. Winners Spandan Chaturvedi and Adarsh Kumar were given a certificate and a trophy each. Guru Govind Singh School, Bokaro and DPS, Ranchi were declared the first and second runners up respectively.

Encyclopædia Britannica Organizes The Golden Jubilee Quiz Contest at Patna

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Nov

Patna, November 15th 2014

Encyclopædia Britannica organized the Golden Jubilee Quiz Contest with St. Karen’s High School at Patna to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the institution. A total of 18 schools (35 teams) participated in the preliminary round out of which 6 teams qualified for the finals hosted by ace quizmaster Mr. Siddhartha Basu. After an intense session of quizzing, the team from Loyola High School, Patna was declared the winner. Don Bosco Academy, Patna and DAV Public School, Patna were declared the first and second runners up respectively.

Britannica organizes the 12th Mother Teresa Quiz Contest in Berhampur, Odisha

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Sep

Berhampur, September 13th 2014

Encyclopædia Britannica—best known for its most authoritative reference material—and Association of Orissa I.C.S.E. Schools (AOICSE) jointly organized the 12th Mother Teresa Quiz Contest held in Biju Patnaik Auditorium (Berhampur University) and hosted by De Paul School on 13th September 2014. The quiz was conducted by eminent TV personality, and India's best known quizmaster, Mr Siddhartha Basu.

Unleash The Potential—Interview of Jorge Cauz in Education Times

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June

Unplug Learning —Interview of Mr. Jorge Cauz in Education Times

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May

Cause it is —Interview of Mr.Jorge Cauz in Business Today

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May

The Hindu and Encyclopædia Britannica come together to prepare school students for the 21st Century

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Apr

In a bid to enhance enquiry-based education and general knowledge in private, corporation and government schools in Chennai, five organisations including The Hindu and the Encyclopaedia Britannica signed a Letter of Understanding. (LoU) on Wednesday, 23rd April 2014.

Britannica partners with Katha

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Apr

Britannica inducts IHS into President’s Club for South Asia in Dubai

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Apr

An exclusive interview with Mr. Sarvesh Shrivastava by All About Book Publishing Magazine

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Mar

World Book Fair, Delhi

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Feb



The biggest book extravaganza “New Delhi World Book Fair '14" started on 15th Feb. 2014 and concluded on 23rd Feb. 2014 in which Encyclopaedia Britannica participated.

As per the ideology of Encyclopædia Britannica “Knowledge without Boundaries", the stall was kept open and without any boundaries or restrictions.

Britannica created a play zone for all age groups at its stall where not only kids but also elders won exciting Encyclopædia Britannica merchandise by just playing a fun filled “2Minutes You Win IT" Quiz contest.

More than 20000 visitors visited Britannica stall, 5000 people played quiz and around 2000 people won the prizes.

Know for Sure Quiz, Nellore

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Feb

Encyclopædia Britannica organized Know for Sure Quiz on 8th Feb 2014 in association with Narayana Group of Schools at Nellore, Andhra Pradesh. Total 200 teams from Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka participated in the prelims of quiz which was in form of written Examination. Out of 200 teams, total 8 teams qualified for final round which was conducted by India‚Äôs legendary quizmaster Siddhartha Basu.

CH Sanjana and D Chandra Shekhar from Ongole won the competition. Winners were given Rs. 1 lac cash and Britannica Global Edition worth Rs. 35000/-. 2nd Prize Winner P Aditya and C Pawan Kalyan from Ananthapur won Rs. 50000/- cash and Britannica Student Encyclopedia set worth Rs. 18900/-. 3rd Medha Koushika and V.S.S.P.R. Koushik from Vijayanagaram won Rs. 25000/- cash and Britannica World Atlas, Britannica Visual Dictionary and Ultimate Reference Suite worth Rs. 9000/-.

Research on Usage of internet and other reference resources by students in curricular and co-curricular learning in middle and secondary education in India, Gurgaon

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Jan



Delphique in association with Encyclopædia Britanica, Inc. worked in order to extract information regarding usage of internet and other reference resources by students in curricular and co-curricular learning in middle and secondary education in India. In today's fast growing world students use the online resources available for projects and research, for which they require a reliable source of reference. Students could also use the digital library which their education institutes provide them with.

Research for the same was done by students of MDI, Gurgaon. Research presentation was done during 3rd Jan 14—5th Jan 14 at MDI, Gurgaon.

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