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Leadership Instincts

More People Will Walk If Areas Around Railway Stations Are Developed
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Leadership Instincts
May 04, 2019 Saturday 12:43:56 IST

More People Will Walk If Areas Around Railway Stations Are Developed

If areas around railway stations are developed, it will lead to better use of public transport, increase in walking and cycling activities of people, according a research done at RMIT Centre for Urban Research, Australia. The study was conducted in 230 stations across Melbourne and it was found if supermarkets, bicycle storage, parks, car parking spaces, schools, health centres, convenience stores ae well developed, more people will cycle and walk. It was found that some stations were designed to encourage walking and cycling. The study has important implications for urban planners as cities become crowded and people find it difficult to commute to and fro for work. Transit oriented developments near railway stations can help people lead st

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Leadership Instincts
April 11, 2019 Thursday 11:53:10 IST
Obesity Is Not Only a Stigma But Dehumanising Too

Obesity Is Not Only a Stigma But Dehumanising Too

Obesity is not only a stigma but they are also considered to be less human than thinner people, according to a new research study

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Leadership Instincts
April 06, 2019 Saturday 10:10:44 IST
TV, Gaming Before Bed Has No Impact On  Mental Health of Adolescents

TV, Gaming Before Bed Has No Impact On Mental Health of Adolescents

One or two hours of watching TV or playing Video games was not linked to adverse mental health outcomes in adolescents, according to a new research study.The findings are based on an assessment of 17,000 teenagers and reported in Psychological Science. TV watching or video gaming or spending time online for a few hours before bedtime

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Leadership Instincts
April 05, 2019 Friday 11:42:42 IST
Proximity to National Parks Can Improve Health and Wealth of Children

Proximity to National Parks Can Improve Health and Wealth of Children

Conserving biodiversity is not only good for the environment and sustenance of mankind it can also help children become healthier, educated and wealthier.

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Leadership Instincts
April 03, 2019 Wednesday 01:21:32 IST
Workload-New Teachers Consider Leaving Profession in 10 Years

Workload-New Teachers Consider Leaving Profession in 10 Years

A new survey done in UK showed that new teachers were likely to leave the profession with in ten years due to increasingly accountability and performance required for the profession and to get better work/life balance.The survey was conducted among 1200 teachers and published in the British Journal of Educational Studies. They were a

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
May 15, 2019 Wednesday 03:06:20 IST
UGC Directs Colleges  to Have Environmental Studies for Undergraduate Courses

UGC Directs Colleges to Have Environmental Studies for Undergraduate Courses

University Grants Commission has directed colleges to implement a six month compulsory core module course on environmental studies for undergraduate courses. It includes classroom teaching and eight units covering 50 lectures. The first seven units will cover 45 lectures which are class room based to enhance knowledge skills and attitude to env

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Policy Indications
April 25, 2019 Thursday 03:42:08 IST
School Students Can Effectively Use Social Media for Collaborative Learning

School Students Can Effectively Use Social Media for Collaborative Learning

Social media can be a good colloborative learning tool for students to share notes and discuss doubts on academic topics

Get your Science and Tech fix

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Technology Inceptions
May 16, 2019 Thursday 01:27:10 IST
Robots to Taste Beer

Robots to Taste Beer

Robots built with components sourced from Lego toys will be used to assess beer quality for 15 colour and foam-related parameters. Presently, quality checks are done by human volunteers.The RoboBeer works with two Lego servo motors. It has three sensors to measure temperature, carbon dioxide gas release and alcohol.It also incorporates a smart

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Technology Inceptions
May 16, 2019 Thursday 12:22:32 IST
Detect Ear Infection in Children With Smart Phones

Detect Ear Infection in Children With Smart Phones

The smart phone app is capable of detecting middle ear infection in a much better way than acoustic reflectometry systems

Best Practices

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Education Information
May 15, 2019 Wednesday 11:01:17 IST
AIIMS MBBS admit card 2019 to be released Today

AIIMS MBBS admit card 2019 to be released Today

AIIMS MBBS admit card 2019 to be released Today  NEW DELHI: The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi is expected to release admit card for MBBS entrance examination today, May 15, 2019, on its official website. Once the admit cards are released, candidates who have applied for the AIIMS MBBS entrance examination 2

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Education Information
May 04, 2019 Saturday 02:57:30 IST
KEAM Answer Key 2019 Released

KEAM Answer Key 2019 Released

Commissioner of Entrance Examinations (CEE) has released the answer key for Kerala Engineering/Pharmacy Entrance Examination on its official website. The candidates who have appeared for the same can visit the official website of CEE-cee-kerala.org- to check and download their KEAM answer key.CEE had conducted KEAM 2019 on May 2 and 3, 2019. C

Welcome to Rajagiri Round Table Conference

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Round Table May 13, 2019 Monday 01:47:17 IST
Fund the Student Not The Colleges: Biju Vithayathil, Amity University

Fund the Student Not The Colleges: Biju Vithayathil, Amity University

The sysem of government funding and assistance for engineering and management colleges should end and it should be replaced with the funding of the meritorious students, according to Mr Biju Vithayathil, Director of Amity University. A panelist in the 48th Rajagiri Roundtable, 'The Changing Needs of Education' held at Rajagiri School of Engine