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  • Guests at the launch of CCCC 2015

    CBSE Cryptic Crossword Contest Launched

    Ranchi, June 24, 2015: The CBSE Cryptic Crossword Competition (CCCC) 2015 was launched by Mr Sanjay Kumar, Principal Secretary to Jharkhand Chief Minister Mr Raghubar Das Wednesday at DPS, SAIL Township, Ranchi. Mr Das, who was scheduled to inaugurate the event, could not do so due to some unavoidable circumstances. Among those present on the […]

  • CBSE cryptic crossword contest is back

    An idea that took birth in the 19th Century and was presented to the world in its diamond-shaped latticed glory in 1913, was reborn in Bihar and adopted by the Central Board for Secondary Education (CBSE) in 2014. A crossword buff since his school days, Bihar Principal Secretary (Environment and Forest) Vivek Kumar Singh, mentored […]

  • अब क्रॉसवर्ड कॉम्पीटिशन से सीबीएसई बढ़ाएगा मैंटल लेवल

    जयपुर।  स्टूडेंट्स का मैंटल लेवल स्ट्रॉन्ग बनाने, उनमें वोकब्लरी बढ़ाने, रीजनिंग और एनालिटिकल एबिलिटी को डवलप करने के लिए सेंट्रल बोर्ड ऑफ सैकंडरी एजुकेशन (सीबीएसई) जल्द ही ‘क्रिप्टिक क्रॉसवर्ड कॉन्टेस्ट-2015’ का आयोजन करने जा रहा है। सीबीएसई के अनुसार कॉम्पीटिशन के जरिए क्लास 9th से 12th तक के स्टूडेंट्स कॉग्निटिव स्किल्स, जैसे- इंफ्रेंसेज मेकिंग, अल्टरनेटिव वैल्यूएशन […]


    Gurvinder Singh Tribune News Service Ludhiana, May 12 Local students are excited about crossword contest of CBSE as Ludhiana is the only city in the state where the ‘city round’ for the national-level contest will be held this year. Named ‘CBSE Cryptic Crossword Contest 2015’, it would be organised in the schools affiliated with the […]

  • Chief Guest Shri. P.K. Shahi, H'ble Minister of Education, Bihar lighting the lamp at the launch of A Clue A Day Contest 2015

    A Clue A Day Contest 2015 begins

    Patna, April 10, 2015: Minister of Education of Bihar, Shri. P. K. Shahi launched A Clue A Day Contest 2015 (ACAD 2015) on friday. The launch ceremony was held at Delhi Public School, Patna. Shri. Vivek Kumar Singh, IAS, Principal Secretary Department of Environment and Forest, Kushagra Singh, Program Director of ACAD 2015 as well […]

  • All The Finalists Of IXL 2014 With The Organisers

    Chennai pips Bengaluru in crossword contest

    BENGALURU: In this war of words, Chennai beat reigning champs Bengaluru on Sunday. The Tamil Nadu capital bagged the first two places at the second edition of the Indian Crossword League, which organizers claim is only growing in popularity. In the inaugural edition last year, Bengaluru was crowned the Crossword City after three of its […]

  • Ramki Krishnan

    Global launch at Kolkata Tentative date Sept 27

    Bangalore hosted the grand finale of India’s premier crossword championship, Indian Crossword League 2014. The journey of the second edition of the Indian Crossword League came to a successful and a very exciting end on Sunday, the 21st of December 2014. The IXL has been the piece-de-resistance for the best of Indian crossword minds in […]

  • Carmel Junior College of Jamshedpur wins CBSE Cryptic Crossword Contest 2014

    Carmel Junior College of Jamshedpur won the first-ever CBSE Cryptic Crossword Contest 2014 (CCCC 2014) held in the national capital on December 13. Shalini Srinivasan and Biswarup Burman steered their school to victory in a closely fought contest. SES Gurukul School of Pune, represented by Tanya Khera and Aditya Vasudevan, bagged the second place among […]

  • Girl sails into crossword final

    Shuchismita Upadhyay, a Bangalore resident with roots in Bihar, has made it to the top 10 of the second edition of Indian Crossword League IXL 2014, an online cryptic crossword competition. Extra C, a civil society organisation in Patna, holds the contest. The inaugural edition of the game was organised in 2013, the centenary year […]

  • Sebi chief UK Sinha launches Indian Crossword League

    A group of enthusiasts today launched the second edition of the Indian Crossword League or IXL 2014, which will involve a combination of online and offline puzzle- solving contests. The contest, which is open for Indians across the globe, will culminate on December 21, the 101st anniversary of the crossword, and will see 10 finalists […]