Free-flowing liquid paints are the key ingredients for the pouring process. Though the pouring and creation part is easy, it is the after-care and preservation that requires more time
Every person has leadership quality but the ones who get ahead in life are people who realise this potential and work on it
The only way to improve your English communication skill is by speaking more and by reading. With the advent of technology, there are numerous e-books, apps and materials online which you can refer
A trial court in Jodhpur on April 4, 2018 convicted actor Salman Khan in the two-decade-old blackbuck poaching case and sent him to five years in prison.
The leaking of exam papers is a perennial feature of the Indian exam scene for the last several years, causing much trauma to the students
A gerund is a verb in its ing form that functions as a noun that names an activity rather than a person or thing and an infinitive is a verb form that acts as other parts of speech
Summer camps, while keeping children engaged, also helps in building character, accountability and social skills and enable them to fend for themselves
Does the 'casteless Kerala' rumour tell us more about the weakness of the system or the secularism of the society?
The recent incident in Mangaluru where villagers appealed to authorties to prevent couples from 'indecent' activities, speaks volume about how our society is unreceptive to something as simple as love
English grammar with all its dos and don'ts can be quite daunting for some, but there is a sheer joy in mastering the language in its true essence. Do you agree?
The only thing stopping us from effective communication in most part is our very own fear. Only by working hard and honing our skills can we better our communication
The reliance of human beings on signs and symbols for comprehension is as old as human history itself. However, as time elapsed, they took newer forms, shapes, and meanings
A professor from one of the private universities that received autonomy from the UGC last week, talks about what it means to a varsity to be 'set free'
The school in West Bengal, which asked ten "lesbian" students to tender a written confession accepting their sexuality brings to the fore the divide between understanding and ignorance to the LGBTQ
It is common to see the youth fall between the continuum of being excellent communicators, average or moderate communicators and poor communicators
Grammatical errors can make or break a sentence, especially in the English language, and getting them right is as basic as it gets
The list of things for which the scientific community looks up to the late cosmologist may be infinitely long, but we give you a quick peek into his most significant contribution
Women in the country often ended up being overly dutiful under the tense scrutiny and pressure expected of by society
Merely knowing a word is not enough in a conversation and the communicator has to pay attention to both context and collocation
Several recruiting agencies and HR departments resort to group interactions to test a candidate's skill in such situations as opposed to the old individual interview technique
Teachers are now contemplating their current role, which has strayed away from education and is now concerned with the overall well being of their students, fighting students with guns included
Several terms in British English are often changed to both mean and depict things that signify something different than that of the original meaning
The English language is no longer the sole property of the English as English has transformed into “Englishes”
Everybody deserves to be loved and that's exactly what dancer and educator Shabari Rao aims to convey through her performances
It's no secret that the student-teacher relationship is not what it was a decade ago — here's an expert opinion on how and why it changed and what can be done to save the remains of it
Social media and other "time consuming" activities are drawing young people away from focusing and prioritising important things
Several foreign travellers and artists take it upon themselves to do their bit to clear the walls of paan stains and urine stench. But do we really need foreigners to teach us toilet etiquette?
English Professor Albert P Rayan says words have, over time and with the boom of the internet, evolved and changed to carry completely alternate, modern meanings along with the original versions
The Reserve Bank of India was entrusted with the behemoth task of designing new 500 and 2000 rupee notes
What's the point of making children feel humiliated for their parents' inability to pay money? Does it force parents to pay faster or does it merely scar a child to the point where they commit suicide
The author feels that young people need to equip themselves with certain desirable qualities and prepare themselves instead of being overcome by stress and regretting it later
The petitioners argued that the boy was slow but not incapable of giving the exam, which the school refuted calling him "unfit" to give the Class X Boards
One needs to be able to control their fear and explore alternatives that help you overcome it and flourish
The word has existed for decades yet is seldom used, and little known to many an English-speaker. Albert Rayan explains significance and meaning of the Latin word
Girls are told that hair is a matter of pride, even if they feel nothing of the sort. The pressure is immense, with many admitting that they would love to cut ther hair but won't because you know why!
Nicholas Francis is a HR mentor based in Madurai. He serves as a memeber of board of studeies of Social Work in colleges and contributes to the professional training and development of institutes
The writer, John Monterio, is a lecturer who drifted into writing and Journalism. He has authored three books and is the founder of the Bondel Laughter Club in Mangalore
Anti-nuclear activist and writer SP Udayakumar writes about his friend and collaborator on various social campaigns - Gnani Sankaran who passed away on January 15
Being a citizen of a progressive country, we should express solidarity and help to unify against such atrocities irrespective of political boundaries
The internet has been mercilessly trolling Parvathy over her opinion on misogyny in cinema. But the trolls don't realise that what goes around comes around