Question- You are Amit/Anamica, reporter of Times of India. Write a report on daylight robbery in Anna Nagar, Chennai.
ROBBERY IN DAYLIGHT
(Reported by Amit, TOI)
October 15, 2017
Anna Nagar, Chennai
In a shocking incident today in Anna Nagar, robbers looted flat number 601 that belongs to R. Narayana. Mr. Narayana and his family were not at home at 1p.m. when the incident occurred.Robbers made off with Rs. 50,000 and some gold jewellery, the value of which is still unknown.The robbers (most likely two of them) broke in through the main door and were not caught while doing so as the neighbouring flat is unoccupied. The watchman said he had seen two unidentified men loitering about in the compound but took them to be lift service personnel. The police are investigating.
Question- You are Priya / Prakash, the staff reporter of a national daily. Write a report for your newspaper on health camp that was organized.
HEALTH CAMP AT RAJIV NAGAR
March 15, 2012
Rajiv Nagar, Ajmer
750 people were benefited in the one-day medical camp organized jointly by the Lions Club and Apollo Hospitals, Ajmer. 50 Doctors with an equal number of Paramedical staff went to Rajiv Nagar, Village, 12 km from here. The village had recently been affected by Malaria. The state health department had conducted a similar medical camp ten days ago. Speaking to the press persons the head of the medical team Dr. Kasaiah said the lock of basic amenities could be one possible reason for the outburst. He also said that his medical team would conduct a similar medical camp after a fortnight. Lt. Dr. Padmanabhan, Chairman of the Ajmer Chapter of the Lions' Club had made elaborate arrangements for the camp.
Question- Write a reprort in about 100-150 words on the topic Fire in Frontier Mail Claims 42 Lives and many people injured. You are Harpreet K. Dang, Staff correspondent.
FIRE IN FRONTIER MAIL CLAIMS 42 LIVES
(By Harpreet K. Dang, Staff Correspondent)
Ludhiana, 15th May 20xx - When Naveen Chandra (21) boarded the Frontier Mail at Ludhiana Station today, little did he know that he would be charred to death along with more than 40 others in a bizzarre fire accident on board the Amritsar bound Frontier Mail (Golden Temple Express) near Laddowal Railway Station, 8 kms. from here.
According to preliminary reports and eye-witness accounts, the first started with the bursting of a stove in the S-5 coach of the train and before soon it spread to two other coaches. By the time emergency brakes brought the train to a screaming half, the raging had claimed more than 40 lives, all victims of burns, suffocation, trauma and trampling.
Local villagers, railwaymen and fire tenders from Ludhiana, Phillaur, Phagwara and Jalandhar were buzy bringing the fire under control. Meanwhile, the injured who number the injured who number more than 250 have been admitted to DMC and CMC, Ludhiana. An enquiry counter with phone number 0161-2222222 has been established at Ludhiana Railway Station.
Mr. C.K. Hasija, the Divisional Commissioner, Railways Safety said, an enquiry has been ordered to ascertain the cause of the fire. The next of kin of the dead will be given Rs. One Lakh each as compensation while each injured person will get Rs. 10,000 he side. 10 women and 5 children are among those dead. More details were awaited when the report was filed.
Question- You are a student class XII. Write a report for the school magzine on the topic Annual Day Celebration in about 100-150 words.
ANNUAL DAY CELEBRATIONS
(By Babita, XIIA)
The Annual Day of our school was celebrated on 7th May 2006. The Deputy Director of Education, V.K. Sharma, was the chief guest. First, Mrs. Sunita Sharma presented the programme and following the tradition of India Culture, Athithi Devo Bhava, welcomed the distinguished guests.
The cheif guest lit the lamp. A tribute to Goddess Sarawati Marked the beginning of the programme. Manita Sharma read the school report for the year 2005 - 2006. The cultural programme started with the Vande Mataram dance by Ruchi, a standard XII Student, Standard with the poem about the value of trees.
Yogasanas were presented by the students, which won the heart of everyone. The problem of pollution was well presented by Anita and her group.
Chairperson Mrs. S. Muttu appreciated and blessed the students. She also encouraged us to take our school to greater heights. She emphasised the need for ethics, good conduct and proper understanding of our rich culture and told the students to be creative and enthusiastic. Afterwards she distributed the prizes to meritorious students and sports students.
The event ended with a vote of thanks by Mrs. Subhalaxmi followed by the national anthem. Celebrating our annual day was fun !
♠ A report is a brief account of an event that has already taken place. It helps in recording events of importance that occurs in our day to day life. A report attempts to present the first hand information of an incident or event. A report of an event presents a record of events that took place. It includes one’s ideas, opinions and impressions on the event.
POINTS TO REMEMBER
• Mention the place, date, time and other relevant facts about the event.
• Include information collected from people around or affected by the event.
• Write the name of the reporter.
• Provide a suitable title/heading.
• Write in past tense.
• Write in reported speech and use passive form of expression.
• Develop ideas (causes, reasons, consequences, opinions) logically.
• Write in a less formal and more descriptive manner while writing a report for a school magazine.
• Write in a formal and descriptive manner while writing a report for a newspaper.
• Present your ideas and impressions to make the report interesting.
SAMPLE SCHOOL MAGAZINE REPORT
You are Roshan /Roshini, Secretary of Cultural club, Modern Public School, Chennai. As a member of N.G.C. (National Green Corps), write a report, in 100 – 120 words for your school magazine.
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