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  • The Reading Campaign

    Catch the joy of reading and writing – a great way to become a global citizen!  Start the Katha Club in your school to become a more creative writer, poet or translator!   Join awesome students from India, future reader-leaders, each in their own field. Let that little magic called reading make your dreams come true:) Get your school to register today!  Registrations for CBSE schools will be from 4th August to 14th August 2014, on a first come first served basis.

    Schools please register here

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  • Search for Excellence

    Help your school organize an in-school search for excellence. And upload the best stories from this contest, here. All students can vote for their favourite stories. Katha nominating editors will also select. The most creative, original wordsmiths will be invited to the Regional Writers’ Workshops. Laureates from this workshop will come to the national Katha Utsav, in Delhi, to meet publishers and literary agents! Great mentors will guide your learning online.

    From your Mentors

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  • Tan-Ta-Da!

    Have a way with words? If you are a student, here's your chance to discover the writer inside you. Our Own Pages is your space, to write your story. Write your best story, read and discuss stories that other students have written. Want more? Go to read, for stories by some of India’s finest writers. You can make your tada! moment of discovery happen! Start writing now!

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  • About CBSE

    The CBSE envisions a robust, vibrant and holistic school education that will engender excellence in every sphere of human endeavour. It works towards evolving a learning process and environment, which empowers the future citizens to become global leaders in the emerging knowledge society. It commits itself to providing a stress-free learning environment that will develop competent, confident and enterprising citizens who will promote harmony and peace. The CBSE welcomes you here.

     Schools please register here

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For the Mentors

  • Guides to Inspired Writing! +

    Katha proudly presents your mentors, four fun-loving people who will guide you this year to haiku, translate, and write stories. Read More
  • Kala Ramesh's post #1 +

    Fun of writing a Haiku If you love riddles and puzzles, we are sure you would love the fun of Read More
  • Keerti Ramachandra's post #1 +

    Tips from Keerti Ramachandra, your mentor. Translating for Fun! Translation is a total process which seeks to identify, understand, come Read More
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About Katha

  • More about Katha +

    Worlds within words. Words within worlds It all started with Tamasha! She was a big fat elephant, smart and fun. And she Read More
  • Reading and Your School +

    Reading is fun! It opens up imaginative worlds that lead to discoveries and new inventions. It is the mother, you Read More
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Parents Corner

  • For Parents +

    Dear Parents! We all, as parents, want our children to be happy. We seek learning environments where they can do Read More
  • On the Spot! +

     Reading is on the spot in India today. So here’s your chance to be on the Spot with your child! Read More
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Teachers Corner

  • How to start a Katha Club +

    All CBSE schools across 9 regions in India are invited to set up KATHA CLUBS as part of their current reading club Read More
  • Timeline +

    Download (PDF, 26KB) Read More
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