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Leadership Instincts

Schools Should have No-Idle Zones to Prevent Air Pollution
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Leadership Instincts
March 13, 2019 Wednesday 12:13:31 IST

Schools Should have No-Idle Zones to Prevent Air Pollution

A new set of recommendations made by Public Health England (PHE) highlights the need to have 'no-idling zones' to prevent air pollution.Local authorities should enforce 'no idling zones' to prevent the rise of air pollution in sensitive areas such as schools, hospitals and care homes. Air pollution is taking a huge toll on the health of citizens with close to 36000 deaths reported a year. The report highlights the importance of clean public transport, more use of footpath and cycle paths, electric cars with provision for more charging points.In Indian schools also, air pollution levels may be higher in morning and evening as more vehicles come to drop and pickup students. More reliance on school buses, bicycles and public transport may help reduce a

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Leadership Instincts
March 13, 2019 Wednesday 10:50:18 IST
Humans get demoralized working with faster robots

Humans get demoralized working with faster robots

A new study has found that as robots are getting advanced and faster in job execution, it could create a sense of insecurity to workers in industry.The study was done by a team of roboticists and economists under the leadership of Cornell University. The task involved counting the letter G appearing a number of times and subsequently

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Leadership Instincts
March 13, 2019 Wednesday 10:48:51 IST
Artificial Sweeteners May Cause More Harm Than Benefits

Artificial Sweeteners May Cause More Harm Than Benefits

A new research report has stated that consuming artificial sweeteners may be harmful for health.The artificial sweeteners approved by US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) such as neotame, advantame, saccharine, aspartame, acesulfame potassium-k and sucralose was found to toxic when exposed to genetically modified bioluminescent ba

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Leadership Instincts
March 11, 2019 Monday 03:44:55 IST
Becoming Famous May Reduce Life Span

Becoming Famous May Reduce Life Span

Becoming famous may reduce your life space, according to an analysis of obituaries that appeared in The New York Times. For study purposes, 1000 obituaries that appeared in NYT from 2009 to 2011 were selected for analysis. It was analysed on the basis on occupation, gender, terminal disease. It was found that stars players in spor

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Leadership Instincts
March 07, 2019 Thursday 11:12:27 IST
Your Brain Takes a Decision Even Before You Become Aware of It

Your Brain Takes a Decision Even Before You Become Aware of It

New research done at UNSW School of Psychology and reported in the journal Nature reveals that our brain thinks of taking a decision ahead of we being aware of them.People were asked to freely choose between red and green visual patterns, one horizontal and other vertical. Based on the brain activity of the participants, the scientis

Editor’s Note : Thought for the week

To be successful in life what you need is education, not literacy and degrees- Munshi Premchand Quotes

Policy Updates

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Policy Indications
October 26, 2018 Friday 11:37:31 IST
Why are city dwellers more hurried and less friendly?

Why are city dwellers more hurried and less friendly?

A new study by psychology researchers of the University of Miami suggests that humans switch off their automatic inclination to share in dealings with strangers, robbing them of their core instincts.Humans are born generous! They try to be fair to others, as far as possible under the influence of a basic instinct. However, they can quickly unl

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Policy Indications
October 05, 2018 Friday 02:37:13 IST
Call for making a new “Noah’s Ark” for Microbes

Call for making a new “Noah’s Ark” for Microbes

#As climate change threatens the microbial diversity, a team of researchers call for creation of a global microbiota vault to protect the long-term health .

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Science Innovations
March 13, 2019 Wednesday 02:49:19 IST
Organic molecules around young star

Organic molecules around young star

Astronomers using Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) have detected various complex organic molecules including methanol, acetone, acetaldehyde, methyl formate and acetonitrile -- the building blocks of life -- around the young star V883 Ori. A sudden outburst from this star is releasing molecules from the icy compounds in the

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Technology Inceptions
March 08, 2019 Friday 10:22:48 IST
China's Rover Studies Stones on Moon's Far Side

China's Rover Studies Stones on Moon's Far Side

China's lunar rover has conducted scientific detection on some stones on the far side of the Moon, which might help scientists find out whether they are from outer space or native to the Moon. The rover Yutu-2, or Jade Rabbit-2, was sent to the Von Karman Crater in the South Pole-Aitken (SPA) Basin on the far side of the Moon on January 3 in t

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Education Information
March 15, 2019 Friday 05:15:59 IST
Kendriya Vidyalaya Admissions 2019-20 : Online registration  closed on March 19

Kendriya Vidyalaya Admissions 2019-20 : Online registration closed on March 19

Online registration for admissions  to Government run Kendriya Vidyalayas will close on Tuesday (March 19 ).K V Sangathan, an autonomous body function under the union ministry for human resources development (MHRD) launched the portal .Admissions will start after the board exam results of Class X CBSE students are announced. Similarly, a

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Education Information
June 28, 2018 Thursday 02:10:24 IST
8 Advantages of Language Labs

8 Advantages of Language Labs

#Using a language lab has many benefits

Welcome to Rajagiri Round Table Conference

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Round Table March 06, 2019 Wednesday 11:23:40 IST
45th Rajagiri Round Table Conference

45th Rajagiri Round Table Conference

Man is a political animal. The emergence of a just society is essential for future generations to survive. Campuses have always been the breeding grounds of ideas and ideologies. The time is ripe to sow the seeds of thought to groom leadership that is upright, rather than leaning towards left or right.The student is no more a bookworm. Aided by