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Trump NOT Overrides spur apprehensions
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Expert Counsel
January 02, 2019 Wednesday 02:32:47 IST

Trump NOT Overrides spur apprehensions

Two years have passed since Donald Trump took office as President of United States of America after registering a surprise victory over Hillary Clinton, the highly fancied candidate of Democratic Party. Trump was the archetypal outsider to US politics; he was a billionaire businessman with interest in real estate who had never held any political office in the past. He was better known to the public as the host in a television reality show that he himself produced. He led a colourful life, courted controversy with glee and made headlines for his opinions and statements, which were completely off the beaten track. Despite his position on many topics being contrary to the stand of Republican Party, he won the nomination by defeating 16 candidates i

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Expert Counsel
December 15, 2018 Saturday 02:12:32 IST
Pitch in with words that match an icon

Pitch in with words that match an icon

The famous historian and sociologist Ramachandra Guha had, in his book ‘Wickets in the East’, stated that the second most important job in India, after the Prime Minister’s, is that of captain of the national cricket team. Though this might be dismissed as a bit of a hyperbole penned by an avid cricket enthusiast, a careful ana

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Teacher Insights
November 22, 2018 Thursday 04:34:34 IST
Even dogs seem to know when they don't know!

Even dogs seem to know when they don't know!

Researchers at Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History have shown that dogs possess so-called metacognitive abilities, for example, to know when they do not know!  Dogs are aware of when they do not have enough information to solve a problem and are found to actively seek more information. The results are publishe

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Teacher Insights
November 16, 2018 Friday 01:24:39 IST
Do you undergo ‘social jet lag’?

Do you undergo ‘social jet lag’?

#Analyzing patterns of activity on the social media platform Twitter, researchers shows that measurable amounts of social jet lag is experienced by the netizens

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Teacher Insights
November 10, 2018 Saturday 11:05:09 IST
Ideas are contagious as disease

Ideas are contagious as disease

# Researchers from University of Colorado at Boulder suggest that ideas might flow from university to university, almost like a contagious disease.

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
January 05, 2019 Saturday 12:07:53 IST
400 Eklavya residential schools planned

400 Eklavya residential schools planned

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA), led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced that by 2022, the tribal communities of India will have over 400 Eklavya Model Residential Schools (EMRSs) for them. Now, every block comprising more than 50 per cent of the tribal population in India and at least 20,000 tribal people will have

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International Edu News
January 05, 2019 Saturday 11:14:01 IST
Cambridge hosts IoT tech challenge

Cambridge hosts IoT tech challenge

Cambridge university hosted The Future Engineer Youth STEM Maker UK Challenge 2018 on its renowned campus. Teams of young people from China and the UK aged from 9 to 16 took part in a series of competitions focusing on a range of activities, including imagining how the Internet of Things could transform people’s lives in the decades ahead.

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Technology Inceptions
January 05, 2019 Saturday 12:04:08 IST
Tesla to Start Delivering Model 3 to China Buyers in March

Tesla to Start Delivering Model 3 to China Buyers in March

Tesla said on Friday it plans to start delivering Model 3 cars to customers in China in March, cementing a time frame that the US electric vehicle (EV) maker's chief executive, Elon Musk, tweeted about late last year.The California-based firm, which aims to accelerate Chinese sales that have been hit hard by the impact of trade tension between

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Technology Inceptions
January 05, 2019 Saturday 11:51:55 IST
ISRO Working on Chandrayaan-2 Launch for Next Month

ISRO Working on Chandrayaan-2 Launch for Next Month

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is likely to launch Chandrayaan-2, the country's second mission to the Moon, next month, sources in the space agency said Thursday."We are all trying hard. Definitely, it should be possible to launch the mission in February," a senior ISRO official told PTI. It is expected by the middle of next mont

Looking Ahead

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Creative Living
January 02, 2019 Wednesday 02:41:07 IST
Check-listing for problem-solving

Check-listing for problem-solving

George Polya, Hungary-born educationalist and the Stanford Professor, is exalted as the Father of Problem Solving, on account of his path-breaking book, How to solve it?, which was sold over a million copies and got translated into 17 different languages.  An unassuming student as he was, George shifted his discipline of study very often a

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Creative Living
December 14, 2018 Friday 01:59:41 IST
Want giant leaps? Take baby steps

Want giant leaps? Take baby steps

There is an insightful story of a pastor, who wanted to change the position of the piano in the church in order to improve its acoustics. One fine Sunday, the people discovered that the position of the piano has been changed from left side in the balcony of the church to the middle. The parish council was called out to discuss the matter and t

Welcome to Rajagiri Round Table Conference

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Round Table January 02, 2019 Wednesday 01:12:29 IST
Cultivate New Tech Farm Beckons Gen Next

Cultivate New Tech Farm Beckons Gen Next

Everyone is a beneficiary of agriculture. Yet very few are concerned about the realities behind cultivation. People tend to indulge in a culture of relishing good food, without ever thinking of the routes or the roots behind the scenes.India has often been called a ‘sleeping giant’ in terms of utilisation of its manpower. Perhaps the term