Assembly-18th November

18th November.            Assembly.                Class VIII 

Theme: One small step for man and giant leap for mankind.

Thought: Here men from the planet Earth first set foot upon the moon. July 1969 A.D. We came in peace for all mankind.

Speech: The first words by Neil Armstrong when he landed on the moon by Apollo 11 in 1969 were “That’s one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.” Armstrong and Aldrin together explored the surface during a moonwalk that lasted 2 hours and 36 minutes. They collected 48.5 pounds (22 kilograms) of material from the surface — including 50 moon rocks — as well as deploying experiments, planting the U.S. flag and taking a moment to speak with the U.S. president at the time, Richard Nixon. 

News: India and Australia will co-lead the consultations on climate finance at COP27 in Egypt. They will coordinate with other countries to define commitments and points for climate finance which will be finalized later.

On the sidelines of the G20 summit, PM Narendra Modi met with French President Emmanuel Macron, Italian PM Giorgia Meloni, and German Chancellor Olaf Scholz. He will also be having a meeting with UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak.

Words for the day:

Complement – add to in a way that improves

Compliment – politely congratulate or praise

Curb – control or limit

Kerb – a stone edging to a pavement

Defuse – make a situation less tense

Diffuse – spread over a large area

Name of the students:

Prayer – Amrit

Pledge – Ayush

Thought – Kundan

News – Prince

Speech – Ayush

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