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Masterliness In A Servant
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Expert Counsel
October 11, 2019 Friday 09:32:31 IST

Masterliness In A Servant

#Why do certain civil servants quit the job?

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Teacher Insights
October 04, 2019 Friday 07:25:39 IST
Technostress from social media

Technostress from social media

Social network users risk becoming more and more addicted to social media platforms even as they experience stress from their use.Social networking sites (SNS) such as Facebook and Instagram are known to cause stress in users, known as technostress from social media. However, when faced with such stress, instead of switching off or u

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Teacher Insights
September 27, 2019 Friday 04:56:38 IST
Brains work in sync during music therapy

Brains work in sync during music therapy

Researchers have been able to demonstrate that the brains of a patient and therapist become synchronised during a music therapy session, a breakthrough that could improve future interactions between patients and therapists.The research, published in the journal Frontiers in Psychology, was carried out at Anglia Ruskin University (ARU

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Teacher Insights
September 27, 2019 Friday 04:53:45 IST
Hair to diagnose depression

Hair to diagnose depression

It's possible that a lock of hair could one day aid in the diagnosis of depression and in efforts to monitor the effects of treatment, said the author of a new study conducted at Ohio State University, examining cortisol levels in the hair of teens.Researchers looked for potential relationships between the concentration of the stress

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Teacher Insights
September 26, 2019 Thursday 06:34:00 IST
Science behind motivation

Science behind motivation

Researchers at the University of Washington School of Medicine spent four years looking at the role of nociceptin peptides (components of cells) in regulating motivation and as to what happens when we give up.Inside the brain, a group of cells get very active before a breakpoint. They emit nociceptin, a complex molecule that suppress

Editor’s Note : Thought for the week

Poor is the pupil who does not surpass his master- Leonardo da Vinci Quotes

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National Edu News
October 11, 2019 Friday 03:24:13 IST
UGC guidelines on plastic use

UGC guidelines on plastic use

UGC has issued guidelines on use of plastic material in Higher Education Institutions (HEIs). Accordingly, excess-consumption of plastic combined with limited waste disposal systems has become a challenge to the urban waste disposal systems. Calling for a systematic campaign, UGC  has urged all universities and colleges to adopt policies

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International Edu News
October 11, 2019 Friday 03:23:13 IST
Asian students converge on 5 countries

Asian students converge on 5 countries

There was a two-percentage-point increase in the share of internationally mobile students acrossOrganisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries between 2010 and 2017, according to the ‘Education at a Glance 2019’ report. Of all mobile students across the OECD, 56% came from Asia, but two-thirds of Asian students con

Get your Science and Tech fix

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Technology Inceptions
October 10, 2019 Thursday 10:40:10 IST

Scientists are Wearing VR Goggles to Analyse Data

Scientists have started using virtual realty tools nto for gaming or entertainment but to analyse and comprehend data. "In the future, a scientist might be working on their desktop, and then they could just grab a pair of virtual reality glasses, or they may even be already wearing regular glasses that enable VR, and then start manipula

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Technology Inceptions
October 08, 2019 Tuesday 06:19:00 IST
eDantseva, app on Oral Health Released

eDantseva, app on Oral Health Released

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has launched the first ever national digital platform on oral health information and knowledge dissemination. Titled eDantseva, the website and mobile application was launched by Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Health.The Union Health Minister also released the Braille booklet and Voice over on

Looking Ahead

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Creative Living
October 04, 2019 Friday 10:53:35 IST
Born to be a Unicorn: Saga of d’Alembert

Born to be a Unicorn: Saga of d’Alembert

#Jean-Baptiste le Rondd'Alembert was an orphaned child who grew up to carve a unique place in the history of Western mathematics and science.

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Higher Studies
October 02, 2019 Wednesday 06:09:25 IST
Wharton School Expands MBA Deferred Admissions Program

Wharton School Expands MBA Deferred Admissions Program

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania has announced that it is expanding its MBA deferred admissions program to students outside the University of Pennsylvania. Designed for promising undergraduate students, the Wharton MBA Advance Access Program enables students to secure an early place in a future Wharton MBA class. Accept

Welcome to Rajagiri Round Table Conference

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Round Table October 04, 2019 Friday 09:46:10 IST
Teaching in The Time of AI

Teaching in The Time of AI

India's education system has come a long way since the Gurukula system of learning that provided undivided attention of the teacher for each student. The Pallikkutam system, considered more inclusive, reportedly gave opportunities for children from all strata of society to learn. The present organized system of education is a legacy of the Brit