A group of two teachers and 10 students visited the British Council to celebrate International Women’s Day. They attended an inspirational talk by Ms. Kiran Bedi and Ms. Shabana Azmi, an interactive session   with women achievers and also participated in a   unique debate on the theme ‘Education, the key to gender equality’.   Ms. Sarabjit Kaur and Ms. Nidhi Sood, along with a group of 10  students attended a play presentation ‘Life like Rainbow Grey’ at the  American Centre. The students of classes 5 and 8 participated in a letter exchange with the students of  Aspuddens Skola Sweden. The theme was ‘Wreathing Cultures through Colours’. The  students exchanged information about their lifestyles and cultural identities.   The first lesson of the Trash Tree Project was initiated on 5 April 2014. The students  participated in a discussion and survey to analyse their performance on the ‘Reduce, reuse,  recycle’ scale. They prepared art work to reinforce the message of social change through  art. The students of classes 6 to 10 participated in an inter class Board Decoration  Competition. The themes they worked on were  Class 6 - Sports around the world   Class 7- Women empowerment  Class 8 - Cyber security Ruchika Goel of  class XII was selected by CBSE and the  Ministry of HRD, to participate in the prestigious  “JENESYS” 2014 program by the Govt. of India. She visited  Japan from 26th May 2014 to 3rd June 2014 as a part of the  contingent of meritorious students.  A poster making activity was organised by Multicultural Youth Exchange to bring a social change using the Symbol Stamps. 22nd March 2014 attained a special place in the hearts of  20 students of Bal Bharati Public School, Pitampura, as  they received blessings from His Holiness the 14th Dalai  Lama. Gouri Garg of XII B commenced the event by  welcoming and introducing His Holiness. Siddharth  Chaudhary of XII A offered him the symbolic white  scarf. Ishita of XII A was chosen to escort His Holiness.  Responding to the audience, His Holiness stressed on the  importance of Peace and Compassion and admitted that  he was always keen to meet young people because ‘The  past is past and cannot be changed, the future remains  open like space’. The event  left an indelible mark on the  minds of all present.