Noida government school students “in the dark” for months

Several schools in Gautam Budh Nagar without electricity since April as Education Department failed to clear dues Having studied at a government school in rural Uttar Pradesh decades ago, Rajender thought his children would get a better education at a government school in a “big city” in the State. His four children —

July 20th, 2016|Categories: Education, Education News, News|Tags: |0 Comments

Chennai girl among toppers in CA examination

Learning maths was her passion and that is what helped Chennai girl, Shilpa K. Murthy emerge as the best lady candidate in the Chartered Accountancy Final Examination that was held in May 2016. “Numbers and maths excite me,” said the 21-year-old girl, who also secured All India fourth rank in the same exam.“My

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Creativity labs in schools soon

KITCO proposes Creativity and Innovation Lab@School in government schools across the State In a move aimed at imparting innovative spirit and encouraging creativity and entrepreneurship among students, the State-owned KITCO Ltd has proposed to launch a novel project, Creativity and Innovation Lab@School, in government schools across the State. A proposal to integrate the

July 19th, 2016|Categories: Education, Education News, News|Tags: |0 Comments

Learn German, French in varsity’s Evening College

Those interested in learning German and French will have an opportunity now as the newly-opened Evening College of Mangalore University at the premises of the University College, Hampankatta, will offer these courses in the academic year 2016-17.The classes would be conducted from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., a release said. The application forms

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Distance learning works for JEE too

Attending a coaching class is not the only way to obtain a good score. Tips to keep in mind while preparing for it from home. There are several people who emerged out of the Indian Institutes of Technology and have established milestones in various fields such as technology, business and startups, bureaucracy and

July 17th, 2016|Categories: Education, Education News, News|Tags: |0 Comments

Know Your English: July 18

“Is it true the word ‘anticlockwise’ doesn’t exist? That it’s an Indianism?”“Who told you that it doesn’t? Was it…”“It doesn’t matter who told me. Can you just answer the question, please?”“When you tell someone that you want something turned anticlockwise, what you…”“It means to move or turn something in the opposite direction... I

July 16th, 2016|Categories: Education, Education News, News|Tags: |0 Comments

On the write track

It is quite a skill to analyse an individual’s handwriting and assess his personality. But did you ever think that you could make a career out of it? Graphology is the skill of analysing handwriting to recognise, assess and identify a person’s character. A person’s calligraphic strokes and patterns is a graphic demonstration

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Find the celebrity within

No one can play our role better than ourselves. Why seek a celebrity outside when there is a shining star within each one of us? When a celebrity makes you coffee, serves it to you in a brass tumbler and converses with you like an old friend, it is a magnified, surreal moment,

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Get the best out of MOOCs

Though online courses have proved to be a boon, they fall short in some crucial areas. An analysis. Digitisation has revolutionised several spheres of our lives — from education to online shopping, ordering food, Net banking and much more. In the education sector, particularly, it has broadened the scope of learning. Massive Open

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Pitching it right

Writing a research paper that effectively communicates one’s findings is an art. How do you go about it? Writing a research paper is an integral process while pursuing a PhD programme. Writing and publishing quality research papers in reputed peer reviewed journals plays an important role in defining the success of your programme.

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