REPORT


NEWS WRITING

 Headlines are given in the questions . Students have to develop news from that headline. Generally the news of accident, sports, strike, rain, celebrating, shooting, looting and  blast ask to write.
                                       
Parts of the news

1. The Headline - Write the given headline in capital letters. It should be in Present Tense. Avoid articles, prepositions, helping verbs and conjunctions.

2. Dateline- Includes

I)   Name of reporter or news agency: e.g. By our Reporter/By our local Reporter

ii)  Date: e.g. August, 2
iii)Name of city/town: e.g. Mumbai.

3. The Lead /Intro: The first paragraph of news is known as lead because it leads reader to the second paragraph of news. It should be of three /four lines or within 30 words.

This paragraph provides answers to the questions like who, how, where ,when, why and what. These questions are asked in respect of the event or incident happened.

4.  Continuing paragraph.; It gives  the detail description of the event.The sequence of description is most important, important ,less important ,least important.
Format of News


HEADLINE

DATE LINE

INTRO

Continuing Paragraph.

12 KILLED IN BUS ACCIDENT

     BY Our Staff Reporter,
Solapur: 15th December.

     Near about 12 persons killed and 13 injured in a strange accident when  a bus struck to huge tree at 4 a.m. on Pune-Solapur highway near Degaon due to break problem of the bus.
      The super –express bus coming from Chiplun and bound to Solapur came near Degaon at 4 a.m. .It suddenly struck to a huge tree . The accident was very horrible .The front part of the bus was completely damaged. Many people could not understand as they were in sleep. The driver of the bus who escaped unhurt told to have lost of control as the break failed. The bus was carrying 6 passengers .Out of 12 persons 9 were died on the spot and 3 died in the hospital. The injured were admitted in the civil hospital. The government declared Rs. 100000/- each for families of the dead. The police arrived with ambulance after an hour.



                                                                                                                                    HEAVY RAINS DISTURBED THE LIFE IN WESTERN MAHARASHTRA

BY Our Reporter,
Mumbai, July ,15.

 Heavy torrential rains for 3 rd day with strong winds have caused havoc in Mumbai and Konkan area of western part of Maharashtra taking 5 lives and bringing all activity to stand still.
    In last 24 hours this area received a total rainfall of 10 mm. Roads and rail traffic were badly affected in entire area .A few districts like Alibag reported disruption of telephone lines. Most of the main roads were completely flooded. In many areas the electric poles have fallen down. Mumbai faced a blackout due to the power  cut. Several low lying areas were flooded rendering many hutments and pavements dwellers homeless. The municipal authorities promised to clear the drainage . the local M.L.A. visited the scene and promised financial help to affected people. The forecast for tomorrow indicates that the rains would abate.

YOUR SCHOOL CONDUCTED AN ADULT LITERACY PROGRAMME


JEWELLERY WORTH RS 10 LAKHS LOOTED


INDIA WINS SECOND TEST MATCH AGAINST AUSTRALIA


FOOD POISONING AFFECTED 50 SCHOOL CHILDREN


HEAVY RAINS DISTURBED NORMAL LIFE


30 SCHOOL CHILDREN KILLED IN BUS – TRUCK ACCIDENT....


MASKED MEN SHOOT BANK MANAGER


TWO WOMEN SHOWED GREAT COURAGE IN COMBATING THEFT....


A REPORT ON THE BRAIN - DRAIN PROBLEM


ENGLISH WRITING SKILL FOR JUST Rs. 25/-


ADULT LITERACY PROGRAMME SUCCEEDS


FLOOD SITUATION IN THE CITY.


YOU ARE VISITING YOUR VILLAGE AFTER A GAP OF LONG TIME. WRITE A DESCRIPTION OF THE CHANGES THAT HAVE TAKEN PLACE SINCE YOU VISITED LAST.


RECENTLY THERE WAS A CANDLE MARCH NEAR GATEWAY OF INDIA, MUMBAI TO PROTEST AGAINST THE VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN. WRITE A REPORT ON THIS INCIDENT.


Your school has set up a society for the detection of cases of child labour in Your town.


Write a report of about 20 lines on a Tree Plantation Programme


The Social Service Camp arranged by your school was a grand success


Your school recently won the ‘Cleanest School Award ‘.


There was a splendid celebration of Republic Day in your school


You have recently visited a science exhibition on Environmental Pollution organized by the Education Department


You are helping your teachers in implementing the Literacy Programme in your area .


Write a report on the celebration of ‘Grandparents ‘ Day ‘ in your school . The report is to be carried later in your school ‘s monthly magazine .


Write a report of a traffic jam you have seen in your town /city


Write a newspaper report in about 20 lines on a train derailment in your locality .


Write a newspaper report in about 20 lines describing Ganesh Chaturthi celebrating in your town .


An exhibition of Arts Crafts and Paintings was held in the town hall


An Interschool Elocution Competition was held in your school.


Use the points given below to form the basis of a newspaper report.


Write a report for the school magazine about the health exhibition in your school.


Write a short article for a newspaper describing how inhuman it is to kill Whales for selfish interests or for mere sport


You attended a meeting organised by the Education Society running your school on5th September, the birthday of Dr S Radhakrishnan,


As a staff reporter of The Times of India, Delhi, you are asked to cover an incident of daylight robbery on the outskirts of Delhi, while the inmates were present in the house. Write a report in 100-125 words.


Your school Kanpur Secondary School, Kanpur celebrated 'No Tobacco Day' on 4th September.


Traffic police has launched a special drive against pollution causing vehicles: This has led to traffic jams and crowds' at important intersections.


Your school, Sea View Public Schools Kochi, organised a 'Blood Donation Camp on the occasion the Republic Day celebrations. As Cultural Secretary of your school, write a report on the event 1000-125 words.


You are Deepak/Deepika, Secretary of Ahimsa Club, Parsva Public School, Delhi.


Your school, Sun Public School, Poona, celebrated 'Environment Day' on 5th November.


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