Report Writing

Report Writing

Report (1) : A newspaper reporter was sent to report on a bank robbery. He made the following notes in his notebook. Using this information write a report for a newspaper in about 60 words.

20.09.2014                                           12.30 p.m.

Tezpur

Robbery in SBI Branch, six robbers in a van—looted Rs 21 lakhs – cashier resisted – was shot dead – Police investigation is on – no arrests so far.

21 Lakhs Looted from SBI, Tezpur

Tezpur, Sep 20 : A gang of six robbers looted a hefty amount of Rs 21 lakhs from the SBI, Tezpur Branch today. It is reported from local sources that the robbers had come in a Maruti van and entered the branch at around 12.30 p.m. They demanded the cashier to hand over all the cash. When resisted, he was shot dead. They fled away without any resistance. Police investigation is going on over the robbery. However, no arrests have been made so far.

Report (2) : A press reporter was sent to report on a seminar. He made the following notes in his notebook. Using this information write a report for a newspaper in about 60 words.

10 a.m.                                                                 08/09/2014

Doomdooma – at D.B. High School – a seminar on drinking water organized by the ECO Club of the school – local Medical Officer explained the aim of the seminar – urged for pure drinking water.

Seminar on Safe Drinking Water

Doomdooma, Sep 8 : A one day seminar on safe drinking water was held at the premises of D.B. High School today. The seminar was organized by the ECO Club of the school. After the seminar’s inauguration at 10 a.m. by the Headmaster of the school, the local Medical Officer Mr Khagen Kalita explained the aim of the seminar. He stressed on the necessity of drinking pure water and urged the students for drinking pure water to keep themselves fit and healthy.

 

Report (3) : A press reporter was sent to report on a bomb blasting. He made the following notes in his notebook. Using this information write a report for a newspaper.

Hints : Time 7 p.m., 22-6-2014 – Guwahati – near Hatigaon Police Station – Bomb Blast – An abandoned scooter nearby – the bomb was being carried to the railway station – Two spot dead and several injured – police investigation on – no arrests so far.

Bomb Blast at Hatigaon Takes 2 Lives

Guwahati, Jun 22 : A severe bomb blast took place today near Hatigaon Police Station at around 7 in the evening. Two persons lost their lives on the spot and several others including small children were severely injured. The dead persons are identified as Md Sharafat Ali and Sri Bhuban Pegu. Police recovered an abandoned scooter nearby the spot of blast. It is reported from police that the bomb was being carried to the railway station by suspected NDFB cadres. The injured are sent to GMC Hospital. Police is investigating the matter. However, no arrests have been made so far.

Report (4) : A newspaper reporter was sent to report on a drowning incident. Below you can see one page of his notebook. Prepare a report for a newspaper using the information given below :

— August 26, 2014

— Time 4 p.m.

— Drowning incident in the Brahmaputra.

— Place – Choonsali Ghat near Noonmati.

— Boat rowed by two school students of about 14 years old.

— Boat overturned.

— Boys did not know how to swim.

— Drowned before rescue party arrived.

— Bodies yet not recovered.

Boat Capsizes, 2 Drowned

Noonmati, Aug 26 : At around 4 p.m. today, a boat rowed by two school students capsizes on the Brahmaputra near Choonsali Ghat, Noonmati. The students were studying in the 10th standard in Noonmati Jatiya Vidyalay. As reported by their classmates and parents, they did not know how to swim and had drowned before rescue party arrived. The dead bodies are yet to be recovered.

 

Report (5) : A newspaper reporter was sent to report on the incident of a bus accident. He made the following notes in his notebook. Using this information write a report for a newspaper in about 60 words.

15-10-2009                                          2 p.m.

Dharamtul – about 6 kms from Morigaon Bus Stand – Name of the bus ‘Asomi’

Destination – from Guwahati to Jorhat.

Cause of the accident – head on collision with a truck.

6 passengers died. The injured are admitted to Guwahati Medical College Hospital. The two drivers were arrested.

Road Mishap Claims 6 Lives

Dharamtul, Oct 15 : A serious road mishap took place at Dharamtul, which is about 6 kms away from Morigaon Bus Stand, at around 2 p.m. claiming the lives of 6 passengers and leaving many injured. The head on collision was between a truck and a bus named ‘Asomi’. The bus started from Guwahati and was bound for Jorhat. The injured were immediately rushed to Guwahati Medical College Hospital. Police arrived on spot and arrested the two drivers.

Report (6) : A staff reporter of a local daily visits the hill-side areas of Sonitpur to investigate the reported menace of Leopards. He notes down the information collected from local residents. Write out the report for him using the information recorded.

Notes

10.10.2014                                                           Sonitpur hillside

Two leopards – male and female seem to be dislocated and diverted appears in the mornings and evenings killed goats and dogs – attacked children — great loss happens – Forest Department – no steps taken.

Menace of Leopards in Sonitpur Hillside

Sonitpur, Oct 10 : Terror prevails over the hillside residents of Sonitpur because of the appearance of two leopards – one male, one female. The leopards got dislocated and diverted from the nearby forest and have been causing menace for the past one week.  Several goats and dogs have been killed and children have been attacked. Despite complaints to the Forest Department, no steps have been taken so far.

Report (7) : Prepare a report on the following with the hints given below. Do not add any new information :

Hints : (i) Date, time and place. (ii) Collision between a taxi and a rickshaw, (iii) One rickshaw passenger died and another seriously injured. (iv) The injured patient was taken to a nearby hospital. (v) Hue and cry in the place of accident. (vi) Police arrested the driver of the taxi.

Taxi and Rickshaw Collide : 1 Dead, 1 Injured

Nagaon, Aug 5 : A collision between a taxi and a rickshaw took place at Marwaripatty area in Nagaon taking the life of the rickshaw puller. The passenger on the rickshaw was seriously wounded and was immediately taken to the nearby Nagaon Civil Hospital. Some of the passers by raised hue and cry in the place of accident. Police was informed. They arrived and arrested the driver of the taxi.

Report (8) : Prepare a report on the following with the notes given below :

10 a.m.                                 01-11-2014

Debargaon – 10 kms from Kokrajhar.

Inauguration of University Campus, Kokrajhar by Chief Minister, Assam.

The Chief Minister, Assam arrived at 10 a.m. Welcomed by gorgeous and prestigious honour. The Chief Minister inaugurated the University Campus. He assured all the sections of the people to be helpful with the institution.

CM Inaugurates Kokrajhar University Campus

Kokrajhar, Nov 1 : In an auspicious inauguration ceremony today, the Chief Minister of Assam has inaugurated the newly constructed Kokrajhar University Campus. At the CM’s arrival at the campus at 10 a.m., he was warmly and prestigiously welcomed by the Vice Chancellor Dr Upen Narzary and his staff. Addressing the people present there belonging to various sections of the society, the CM assured them to be helpful with the institution.

Report (9) : Prepare a report on a “Debate Competition” held in your school with the help of the following information :

(i) Date and Time. (ii) Selection of the Speakers. (iii) The motion of the debate. (iv) Participants for and against the motion. (v) Highly appreciated by the audience. (vi) Mothers put to vote. (vii) Conclusion.

A Report on Debate Competition

An inter-school Debate Competition was held at our school premises on 5th June, 2014 at 10 a.m. on the occasion of World Environment Day. Students from Dagaon Jatiya Vidyalay and Juria Girls’ High School also took part in the competition. Mr XYZ, an assistant teacher of our school anchored the competition. He selected the participants and set the motion of the debate – “Use of polythene bags should be avoided”. Some participants argued for the motion and some against the motion. The audience highly appreciated the debate. At the end of debate, the mothers of the students were put to vote. The team led by Md ABC of Kandhulimari Serajia High School won the debate competiton.

Report (10) : A press reporter was sent to Rangia to report on a bank robbery. Below you can see one page of his note book. Prepare a report for a newspaper using the information given below. Don’t add any new information.

Ans : Almost same to Report (1).

Report (11) : A newspaper reporter made the following notes of a bus accident in his note book. Write out the report for his newspaper in about 60 words.

Date : 10th October, 2014.

Time : 9-30 a.m.

Place : Chapaguri – 3 kms from Bongaigaon.

Name of the bus : Bullet.

Destination of the bus : to Barpeta from Kokrajhar.

Cause : Head collision with an oil-tanker.

3 passengers died. Both the drivers and other injured persons were admitted in the Lower Assam Hospital.

Ans : Almost same to Report (5).

Report (12) : Study the following information and prepare a report for a newspaper.

Place : Guwahati.

Date : 24th August

Time : 5 p.m.

Event : A storm lashes Guwahati followed by heavy rainfall – continuous rain for an hour and a half.

Effect : Water logging in most areas of Guwahati – traffic at standstill – buses diverted to other roads – persons returning from work places had to struggle through knee-deep water.

Storm and Heavy Rains Wreak Havoc in Guwahati

Guwahati, Aug 24 : A sudden storm lashes Guwahati this afternoon at 5 p.m. to be followed by continuous rainfall for an hour and a half. Water logging in areas like Chandmari, Zoo Road, Ulubari and in many others have caused much problem to the city dwellers. The traffic comes at a standstill. Buses are diverted to other roads. Persons returning from work places had to struggle through knee-deep water.

Report (13) : Prepare a report on the following with the hints given below :

— A cultural function held in your school.

— Date and time of the function

— Principal / Headmaster presided

— Programme : song, recitation, dance etc.

— President’s Speech

— Closing of function.

A Report on a Cultural Function Held at Our School

A Cultural Function was held at our school – Kandhulimari Serajia Higher Secondary School – on 18th October at 11 a.m. to mark the end of Yuva Mahotsav which lasted from 12th October to 18th October. The function was inaugurated by our honourable Principal Md XYZ sir who presided over the Prize Giving Session. After the distribution of prizes, he handed over the charge of anchoring of the Cultural Function to the G.S. Md ABC Hoque. A group of girls sang a Zikir in chorus. Thereafter, classic Assamese poems as well as self-composed poems were recited by the students. Girls danced to the tunes of modern songs on stage. At the end of the cultural events, the President delivered his concluding speech thanking all the participants and the audience.

Report (14) : Study the following information and write a report thereon for a newspaper.

Place : Sonapur – 2 kms from Guwahati

Date : 9th September.

Time : 2.30 p.m.

Robbery in UCO Bank Branch …… three robbers in a jeep …… cashier resisted …… was shot dead …… looted Rs 4 lakhs …… police investigation going on.

Ans : Almost same to Report (1).

Report (15) : Write a report for a newspaper on the basis of the following informations.

Place of accident : Ulubari, G.S. Road, Guwahati.

Date : 20th October.

Time : 9.45 a.m.

Vehicles : Two minibuses.

Cause : A calf running across the street.

Death : Two.

Injury : 10 serious, 5 minor.

Relief : Taken to hospital.

Minibuses Collide : 2 Dies, 15 Injured

Guwahati, Oct 20 : A minibus on the way to Maligaon loses control and collides with another minibus coming from the opposite direction at around 9.45 a.m. today. Witnesses report that a calf ran across the street in front of the minibus. Two passersby are run over and died on spot. They have been identified as Sri XXX and Md YYY. Among the injured, 10 are seriously wounded while 5 others have got minor bruises. They are carried to the GMCH by Mrityunjoy van.

Report (16) : Prepare a report on the basis of the following information :

Hints :

  • Date and time
  • Participant schools
  • Headmaster/Principal presided
  • Quizmaster, very competent, conducted the procedure efficiently
  • Audience highly appreciated
  • Distribution of prizes to the winner / runners-up with concluding speeches from the president and quizmaster.

Quiz Competition Held At Kandhlimari Serajia Higher Secondary School : A Report

An inter-school Quiz Competition was held at our school in remembrance of the honourable founder of our school Late Alhaz Md Sirajul Islam Sarkar on 3rd September, 2014 starting  from 10 a.m. onwards. Three other schools viz. Batamari High School, Dagaon A.K. High School and Alitangoni Osmania H.S. School also participated. Our respected Principal Md Amir Hussain presided over and explained the purpose of the Quiz Competition. He handed over the charge of conducting the competition to Quizmaster Md Abdur Rafik Ahmed. The Quiz Competition had 3 rounds; each round having 10 questions. The Quizmaster carried on the competition very competently and efficiently. His way of conducting was greatly applauded by the audience. When the scores are summed up, our school team came out as the winner and the team from Dagaon A.K. High School came out as runner up. Attractive prizes were distributed to the winner team and the runner up. The competition came to an end with the closing speech of the President and the quizmaster.

Report (17) : A newspaper reporter was sent to report the incident of a devastating fire. He made the following notes in his notebook. Using the information write out a report for the newspaper in about 60 words.

Date : 05.09.2014

Time : 9-30 p.m.

Guwahati, Hetapara — A devastating fire — more than 50 shops were burnt — five fire brigades worked for 5 hours — fire brought under control at 2-30 a.m. — several persons injured — police enquiry has been ordered.

Devastating Fire at Hetapara

Guwahati, Sep 5 : A devastating fire engulfed more than 50 shops and injured several persons at the Hetapara area in Guwahati at around 9.30 p.m. Five fire brigades worked for 5 hours to bring the fire under control. The reason behind this fire disaster has not been known so far. Police enquiry is under process.

Report (18) : Here is an information about a tragic death of an old man in an accident. Using this information write a report for the newspaper in about 60 words.

Time – 5.30 p.m.

Date – 20.08.14

Hailakandi – Ratanpur Road near Public H.S. School – tragic death of an old man – the man was crossing the road – A TATA Sumo ran over him – people gathered – The driver tried to run away but caught and handed over to the police.

Old man Run Over

Hailakandi, Aug 20 : An old man trying to cross road was run over by a TATA Sumo on the Ratanpur Road near Public H.S. School at around 5.30 p.m. today. The old man, identified as one Mr Adhir Biswas, bled to death. People gathered on spot and caught hold of the driver. The driver was handed over to the police.

Report (19) : A press reporter of an English Daily was sent to report on a boat capsize. He made the following notes in his notebook. Using this information write a report for the newspaper in about 60 words.

Notes

11.30 A.M.                                          15-05-2014

On the Brahmaputra – 50 metres from Dhubri ferry ghat – boat capsizes on the river – incessant heavy rain with strong wind – 10 drown – 20 survive – divers were called in to search for bodies – police investigation on.

Boat Capsizes on Brahmaputra

Dhubri, May 15 : A boat carrying 30 passengers capsizes on the Brahmaputra river at a distance of 50 metres from Dhubri ferry ghat. 10 people on board have drowned and 20 others have been rescued by another boat. The reason behind this tragic incident is ascribed to incessant heavy rains and strong wind. Divers were called in to search for dead bodies. Police investigation is going on.

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