Canada promotes respect for language diversity in Sri Lanka with National Languages Project

February 20, 2015 10:18 AMComments Off on Canada promotes respect for language diversity in Sri Lanka with National Languages Project
Canada promotes respect for language diversity in Sri Lanka with National Languages Project

International Mother Language Day, 21 February International Mother Language Day was proclaimed by United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization’s (UNESCO) General Conference in November 1999. The International Day has been observed every year since February 2000 to promote linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism. UNESCO emphasizes that, “languages are […]

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Be Heart Happy this Valentine’s Day

January 17, 2015 6:22 AMComments Off on Be Heart Happy this Valentine’s Day
Be Heart Happy this Valentine’s Day

By: Krishni Loganathan B.A. (Hons.) Valentine’s Day expresses feelings of love and associates this with one of the most important organs in the body, the heart. Our heart is so vital to our existence, which is why February marks Healthy Heart Month, where Canadians are encouraged to begin to take […]

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Many facets of Thai Pongal: Pongal as Tamils’ Passover

January 9, 2015 3:31 AM3 comments
Many facets of Thai Pongal: Pongal as Tamils’ Passover

Upholding tradition and heritage, Tamils observe Thai Pongal with festivities on January 14/15 across the globe Many facets of Thai Pongal: Among other things, Thai pongal has long become a festival marking or taking gauge of prosperous sentiments in the lands of our roots, as one aspiring to be a […]

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2015: Celebrate the work of the 10th century scientist Ibn Al-Haytham and International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies

January 8, 2015 3:24 PM2 comments
2015: Celebrate the work of the 10th century scientist Ibn Al-Haytham and International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies

Monsoon Journal is delighted to bring Season’s Greetings and Best Wishes for a Happy New Year to all. The dawn of 2015 is nearing. Monsoon Journal is looking forward to usher in with a limelight now on the UNESCO initiative towards the importance of raising global awareness about “how light-based […]

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