Leadership Instincts: A new tool to decide on making or breaking a dam developed  |  Science Innovations: The death and resurrection of kilogram  |  Parent Interventions: Music improves communication skills of autistic children   |  Teacher Insights: Do you undergo ‘social jet lag’?  |  Parent Interventions: Social media could affect self-esteem of women  |  Technology Inceptions: Raspberry Pi 3 Model A+ With 512MB RAM, 5GHz Wi-Fi Connectivity Launched  |  Technology Inceptions: AMD Radeon RX 590 Mid-Range GPU Announced for Full-HD PC Gaming  |  Leadership Instincts: When ‘small changes’ better than ‘no change’ at all  |  Science Innovations: Alexa and Siri may in future learn language as kids do!  |  Teacher Insights: Ideas are contagious as disease  |  Science Innovations: Universe: Why is there something, instead of nothing?  |  Technology Inceptions: NASA's Hubble Telescope finds smiling face in space  |  Cover Story: HOME TRANSFORMERS FAMILIES WILL NEVER BE THE SAME  |  Cover Story: Thou shalt not discriminate  |  Rajagiri Round Table: FOR AN EQUAL SHARE OF THE PIE  |  
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Policy Updates

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

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 unlearn that cooperative behavior when encountering strangers if they know they won't benefit from our actions, as it often happens in the anonymous life in a large city, suggests a study by researchers of the University of Miami. Their results are published in Nature Human Behavior.According to the study, the cooperative spirit is a remnant of our evolutionary past, ingrained in human core. As humans lived in smal

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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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Policy Indications
October 04, 2018 Thursday 04:53:45 IST
MIT develops a new method to detect fake news

MIT develops a new method to detect fake news

#Engineers of Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a machine learning system to determine if a news outlet is accurate or biased.

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Policy Indications
September 17, 2018 Monday 10:29:05 IST
Mention of Calorie Content on Menu Cards to Fight Obesity Crisis

Mention of Calorie Content on Menu Cards to Fight Obesity Crisis

# A new study due to researchers of Cornell University shows that mention of Calorie contents in the menu, reduces consumption and wastage of food.

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International Policy
September 15, 2018 Saturday 11:52:09 IST
Suspending students may risk their academic future

Suspending students may risk their academic future

#Children suspended from schools at early stages of their learning may never recover to continue their academic life, suggests by University of Michigan.

Editor’s Note : Thought for the week

The key to education is the experience of beauty- Friedrich Schiller Quotes

What's Trending?

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Lifestyle
November 02, 2018 Friday 11:50:55 IST
“DOCTOR, MY MOM AND DAD REALLY NEED COUNSELLING!”

“DOCTOR, MY MOM AND DAD REALLY NEED COUNSELLING!”

A thirteen-year-old girl was brought to a counselling session by her parents. The girl was unwilling to go for counselling since she believed her parents needed counselling in the first place. The parents were very vocal and forceful about their daughter’s disruptive behaviour, lack of interest in almost everything, especially in her studies,

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Trending
October 30, 2018 Tuesday 01:12:38 IST
THE NEUROSCIENCE OF LEADERSHIP

THE NEUROSCIENCE OF LEADERSHIP

Organisations across the world are continually looking for superior ways to lead, engage, connect, and engage with others. Breakthroughs in the neurosciences are helping to connect the dots between human interaction and effective leadership practices. Although the developments are still nascent, new technologies have helped researchers to deve

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Technology Inceptions
November 16, 2018 Friday 11:17:08 IST
Raspberry Pi 3 Model A+ With 512MB RAM, 5GHz Wi-Fi Connectivity Launched

Raspberry Pi 3 Model A+ With 512MB RAM, 5GHz Wi-Fi Connectivity Launched

Raspberry Pi 3 Model A+ has been launched a trimmed down version of the powerful Pi 3 Model B+. The successor to the original Raspberry Pi 1 Model A+, this comes is a cheaper variant of the Pi 3 Model B+. They are powered by the same processor, Bluetooth capacity, Wi-Fi, among other things. Meanwhile, the key changes between the two include RA

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Technology Inceptions
November 16, 2018 Friday 11:15:50 IST
AMD Radeon RX 590 Mid-Range GPU Announced for Full-HD PC Gaming

AMD Radeon RX 590 Mid-Range GPU Announced for Full-HD PC Gaming

AMD is introducing a new mid-range GPU, the Radeon RX590, in order to captialise on demand from users looking to upgrade but not spend too much. The Radeon RX590 is not based on a new architecture, but instead a refresh of the current mainstream Polaris architecture. It is AMD's first GPU to be manufactured on a new 12nm, process which allows

Best Practices

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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

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Education Information
June 28, 2018 Thursday 01:43:30 IST
The Advantages of Using a Projector in the Classroom

The Advantages of Using a Projector in the Classroom

#Teachers and students alike find projectors to be useful classroom devices.

Welcome to Rajagiri Round Table Conference

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Round Table November 01, 2018 Thursday 03:41:02 IST
FOR AN EQUAL SHARE OF THE PIE

FOR AN EQUAL SHARE OF THE PIE

In a world that moves fast, driven by technology, education has acquired newer insights. It is a moot question whether the gender equations too have changed according to the times.  The Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER) in Higher Education in India is 25.8, which is calculated for 18-23 years of age group. GER for male population is 26.3 and