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Preparing the “Exam Warriors” for the tests
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National Edu News
February 14, 2018 Wednesday 10:09:40 IST

Preparing the “Exam Warriors” for the tests

14th February, 2018: In a first of its kind initiative, the prime minister of India, Narendra Modi, has penned a book “Exam Warriors”, ahead of national level Board Exams scheduled to start in March 2018. The idea of such a book has emerged from one of his famous “Mann ki Baat”, it is said.“I have chosen to write on a subject that is close to my heart, and one that is fundamental to my vision for a youth-driven and youth-led tomorrow,” PM Modi is quoted as saying.The book, supposed to help students deal with exam pressure, keeping one’s composure and even what to do after the exams are over. The book abundantly cites examples of crisis management from the life of PM Modi.Bluekraft Digital Foundation is the technology and knowledge partne

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International Edu News February 14, 2018 Wednesday 01:09:45 IST
Liberia asks NGOs to run country’s state schools

Liberia asks NGOs to run country’s state schools

14th February, 2018: Liberia’s education system is notorious for its highest percentage of out-of- school primary children in the world. In a bid to improve the availability and quality of schools, the West African country has asked a range of non-government organizations to run some of the country’s state schools, to see how resu...

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International Edu News February 02, 2018 Friday 12:41:01 IST
China has become a research superpower

China has become a research superpower

2nd February, 2018: The biennial Science and Engineering Indicators published by the United States National Science Foundation and the National Science Board (a voluminous document describing the state of American technology) suggests that china has become or is on the verge of becoming a scientific and technical superpower. Tradition...

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National Edu News February 02, 2018 Friday 12:29:54 IST

Combined Defence Services Exam Results

Combined Defence Services Exam Results

New Delhi : The Union Public Service Commission has published the results of the Combined Defence Services Examination. The lists, in order of merit, in respect of 232 candidates  who have finally qualified on the basis of the results of the CDS Examination (I), 2017 conducted by the Commission and Interviews held by the Services Selection Board are available with the offi...

Editor’s Note : Thought for the week

Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway.

Teaching Tips

Intentions of sporting are mostly gender-specific
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Teacher Insights
February 15, 2018 Thursday 04:39:38 IST

Intentions of sporting are mostly gender-specific

15th February, 2018: A study on the students from the University of Seville, Spain, made by Carolina Castañeda reveals that the intentions for engaging in sports activities or not engaging in them are gender-specific.The major reasons for doing sports cited by the students include, with health and social relationships, keeping in shape, personal satisfaction and enjoyment. However, significant differences were observed between the reasons most valued by the university's male and female students. The male students tended to choose reaso...

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Teacher Insights February 13, 2018 Tuesday 12:26:50 IST
Dim lights produces dimwits

Dim lights produces dimwits

13th February, 2018: In groundbreaking research neuroscientists of Michigan State University, USA have discovered how spending too much time in dimly lit rooms and offices would change the brain’s structure and hurt one’s ability to remember and learn. The findings are published in the journal Hippocampus.The study was conducted on the brai...

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Teacher Insights February 13, 2018 Tuesday 12:26:50 IST
Outdoor Instruction Helps Meet Basic Psychological Needs of a Student

Outdoor Instruction Helps Meet Basic Psychological Needs of a Student

The process of learning has also to deal with the psychological needs of the students. A student, for example, should experience sufficient autonomy in the learning process, not being over-dependent on teachers or the books or peers. They should also develop a self-appreciation as competent in what they learn. Further, the process of learning s...

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 The final hunt for Axions is on
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Science Innovations
February 15, 2018 Thursday 04:31:17 IST

The final hunt for Axions is on

15th February, 2018: Scientists predict that roughly 80 percent of the mass of the universe is made up of material known as dark matter. Scientists could not observe the dark matter directly, since dark matter, by definition, is black and does not emit light or energy. Without presence of dark matter, many movements of heavenly bodies, especially those in our galaxy, the Milky Way, may not be completely justified.Marian Kowalski, the Polish astronomer and the pioneer of statistical research on star movements, noticed that the movements ...

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Technology Inceptions February 14, 2018 Wednesday 01:26:41 IST
“Street view for cyberspace” to provide flawless cyber security

“Street view for cyberspace” to provide flawless cyber security

14th February, 2018: Censys, a tech start-up based on technology developed at the University of Michigan, has launched a commercially available version of its internet-wide scanning tool, which is expected to revolutionize the cyber security system world over.Censys continuously scans the internet, analyzing every publicly visible server and de...

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Technology Inceptions February 14, 2018 Wednesday 01:26:41 IST
Herbicide-resistant weeds pose threat to global food security

Herbicide-resistant weeds pose threat to global food security

13th February, 2018: First it was virus; and now it comes to the weeds! In a shocking discovery, the researchers of University of Sheffield, UK have found that herbicides are progressively becoming incapable of controlling weeds as the plants have evolved resistance against them. Researchers also warn of a serious threat to global food security...

Looking Ahead

Combined Defence Services Exam Results
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Higher Studies
February 02, 2018 Friday 12:29:54 IST

Combined Defence Services Exam Results

New Delhi : The Union Public Service Commission has published the results of the Combined Defence Services Examination. The lists, in order of merit, in respect of 232 candidates  who have finally qualified on the basis of the results of the CDS Examination (I), 2017 conducted by the Commission and Interviews held by the Services Selection Board are available with the official website of UPSC. These people would be posted in the Ministry of Defence for admission to the (i) Officers Training Academy, Chennai, for 107th Short Service Commiss...

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Higher Studies February 01, 2018 Thursday 02:35:00 IST
Engg graduates to get PM fellowship for PhD

Engg graduates to get PM fellowship for PhD

New Delhi: The government on Thursday announced a Prime Minister Fellowship scheme under which 1,000 B.Techs will be provided opportunity to pursue Ph.Ds in IITs and IISc. The government has launched a Prime Minister Research Fellows scheme this year. "Under this scheme, we will identify 1,000 best B.Tech. students each year from premier insti...

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Higher Studies February 01, 2018 Thursday 02:35:00 IST
Med aspirants also have to apply now

Med aspirants also have to apply now

Kochi : Many parents and students are in a dilemma after the publication of KEAM 2018 notification and brochure by the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations. They may note that all aspirants of professional education including medical and architecture have to apply online before 28th February to ensure their seat. After the publication of NEET sco...

Welcome to Rajagiri Round Table Conference

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Round Table January 04, 2018 Thursday 01:16:43 IST
Beyond Chalk and Talk…

Beyond Chalk and Talk…

Is the Chalk and Talk method working? Is there a felt need to revisit the fundamental assumptions of the traditional classroom? What creative teaching interventions and newer ways of curriculum design and delivery transform the classroom? How do we, therefore, ‘unteach’ to teach in a more creative and learner-engaged environment? Chalk & T...

Opinion Poll

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Which of the following social networking website is you favorite?

  •   1. Twitter
  •   2. Facebook
  •   3. LinkedIN
  •   4. G Plus

Result of Previous Opinion Poll

Q : Who is your favorite smartphone brand?

  • A. Samsung
  • B. Xiaomi
  • C. Apple
  • D. OnePlus
  1. 0
    A. 0/2
  2. 50
    B. 1/2
  3. 50
    C. 1/2
  4. 0
    D. 0/2