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The process of self-improvement is like regular grooming, which is a necessity

How self-improvement is like regular grooming and is a necessity for career development

If there is no proper grooming, how can one expect to perform well? Isn’t that how you project a powerful aspect of the ‘self’? This is what employers seek in a placement selection process

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How Google can take open book exams to the next level

If reference material is allowed into exam halls, can Google, accessible through handy laptops, smartphones and tablets, be far behind?

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Students would be able to consult the material, which are structured to test their understanding of concepts rather than merely the ability to memorise facts and figures.  (Pic: File Photo)
Ankiv Ji has cooperated with both the police and the university throughout the investigation and shown that he has nothing to be afraid of

All is not lost yet: The truth behind Ankiv Baisoya's fake BA

College election is the first step for leaders like Ankiv Ji. He has cooperated throughout the investigation and shown that he is as righteous as Him

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24 Nov 2018

Innovative online English lessons are helping learners teach themselves

En.news is owned by Mike Elchik, the founder and president of WeSpeke, a global language technology company based in the US and affiliated with the Language Technologies Institute

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10 Nov 2018
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Should the fear of violence dam campus elections? Here's a low down on how panic reactions work

Fear does strange things and I am sure we can all agree on that

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10 Nov 2018

Why we should learn being responsible from Virat Kohli

Virat is fulfilling all the promises he made to Anushka in that Manyavar ad. Learn from him

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09 Nov 2018
He is a family man after all. He is learning to take responsibilities
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The art of disagreeing: How to politely say 'no' to someone in different situations

Saying ‘no’ to someone is one of the communication functions that we have to perform in different situations

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05 Nov 2018

Making sense of #MeToo: Here are a few pointers which can help us safeguard ourselves from perpetrators

The victims have suffered in silence for so long. Imagine how violated they would have felt. The psychological scars would remain, haunting them forever

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03 Nov 2018
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G Parameshwara, Deputy CM, Karnataka

Welcome to reason: Was it ok for G Parameshwara to jump the super slow Bengaluru traffic?

Thousands of commuters suffer in long traffic jams in Bengaluru every day but Deputy Chief Minister G Parameshwara believes he is well within his right to zip past common citizens

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03 Nov 2018

Why Rajiv Malhotra's talks at JNU are important for the future of India

Rajiv Malhotra just delivered his first lecture in JNU's Centre for Media Studies

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03 Nov 2018
Malhotra, a physicist and computer scientist,  is known to be a driven Hindutva activist who launched the Infinity Foundation in 1994 to 'pursue philanthropy, research and public service'
Identify a few compelling reasons as to why your idea should be implemented

How to influence people to accept your ideas willingly and ethically

Influencing is the power to make other people agree with your opinions or get them to willingly and ethically do what you want them to

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13 Oct 2018

Being politically correct: What do expressions like 'politically incorrect humour' and 'politically correct language' mean?

Some people take delight in hurting others by using politically incorrect humour. Jokes that are targeted at people of a certain sex, caste in a way to offend them are said to be politically incorrect

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13 Oct 2018
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So many big names in the media and entertainment industry were exposed in the #MeToo movement

#MeToo: Here's how you deal with the trauma and demons of sexual harassment

This World Mental Health Day, we look at the trauma faced by young women who deal with sexual harassment and an expert tells you how to deal with it

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10 Oct 2018

Complexity vs simplicity: English should not be taught like any other subject but as a life skill

When we write we should not use run-on sentences as readability is affected. If we find long sentences we should break them into shorter units in order to enhance readability

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03 Oct 2018
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There is a possibility of models being phased out and replaced by digital supermodels

Should we have digital supermodels? There's a possibility of models being phased out and replaced by them soon

Over the last two decades, there was a reaction to this and thin was out with many venues prohibiting anorexic models from strutting down the runway

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03 Oct 2018

Have we matured as a society to accept acid attack survivors? Laxmi Agarwal's case says no

Acid Attack survivor Laxmi Agarwal is now homeless and unemployed. As she is striving to meet two ends meet, we explore a few biases of the society
 

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26 Sep 2018
Laxmi was the face of a lot of ad campaigns in India
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How can one improve their fluency in grammar? Here are four tips to speak good English

Develop your confidence: Confidence is the key to success while taking steps to master English

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26 Sep 2018

Should lonely students be left alone or should teachers and other students look out for them?

In Florida shooting, Nikolas Cruz, 19, who was allegedly involved, was kicked out of two schools and was ‘held back’

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26 Sep 2018
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Can you really compensate for the lack of talent with hard work, grit, and perseverance?

How to identify your inner strengths and excel in life

Everyone is talented at something. It is said that every person can do one thing better than 10,000 people. The trick is to find out what that one thing is

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26 Sep 2018

Why is pride associated with homosexuality? Understanding the terms queer, gay and bisexual

Who is called a straight person? The word ‘straight’ is used to refer to a person who is heterosexual, that is, anyone who has a sexual orientation to persons of the opposite of sex

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22 Sep 2018
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The employment market is now beyond borders wherein any candidate from anywhere can aspire to get absorbed into positions

How to be proactive during your job search and career? Here are five tips to be successful

A proactive job search is a win-win situation, both for the candidate as well as the employer

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22 Sep 2018

Relishing art: Exploring the nitty-gritty of the delicious world of edible art

French pastry chef Amaury Guichon, more popularly known as the ‘Chocolate Architect’, sculpts some edible goodies that are a thrill to behold

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22 Sep 2018
Practising art through the medium of food is termed as edible art
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Should embryonic crowning be criticised? The Jio Institute controversy provides scope for debate

On June 10, the Minister of Human Resource Development, Prakash Javadekar, announced the names of six institutions of higher education that have been granted the status of ‘Institution of Eminence

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21 Sep 2018

Graduates must do some "soul searching" before they choose their careers

It is necessary for the young graduates to have an insight as to what is expected of them in the job environment and get oriented in it.

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11 Sep 2018
Some misconceptions about how to choose your career
Let's keep our language gender neutral

Air hostess or flight attendant? Why it’s important to use Gender-Neutral Language

In an increasingly diverse world, it is essential to not use gender specific terms to describe people and professions because it can be considered extremely sexist

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07 Sep 2018

Life beyond Section 377: And we finally saw the sun

History owes an apology to LGBT persons for ostracisation, discrimination, noted the judgment stating that this judgment has to be considered in all pending prosecutions

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06 Sep 2018
Section 377 was a wakeup call for many of the people in the country
The apps promises to provide pure happiness to its users

Rent a Boyfriend App: Are we seriously hanging 'For Rent’ signboards on people too now?

Can a boyfriend on rent cure mental health problems like depression?

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02 Sep 2018

Why State-sponsored suppression of free speech should scare every one of us

Despite the Chief Justice's observation that there needs to be a place for dissent, can it really exist when the State is throwing our constitutional rights out the window? 

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31 Aug 2018
The activists were arrested under IPC Section 153 (A), which relates to promoting enmity between different groups on grounds of religion, race, place of birth, residence, language and committing acts
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Here's how 'gossip' and 'rumour' are significantly different in meaning

A person who enjoys spreading gossip is called a gossipmonger and a person who enjoys spreading rumours is called a rumour- monger. Both the terms have negative connotations

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29 Aug 2018

What are the important aspects of career planning?

A personal and realistic career goal must be established by the graduates and they must be committed to working towards achieving it

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28 Aug 2018
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Should we tolerate multiplex extortion? Why you can't compel an entire family to consume junk food

It observed that the state’s affidavit said there was no specific law or statutory provision that restrained people from carrying outside food into cinema halls

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27 Aug 2018

Dear patriarchal lady, here's why your essay on the 'modern girl' is as offensive as it can get

The essay begins like this, "The girl in the modern age is generally very smart, intelligent, conscious and fashionable"

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25 Aug 2018
The book of essays called 'Current School Essays and Letters' written by Purabi Chakraborty is meant for 15-16-year-old school children
Squander means to waste something in a foolish manner or an opportunity to be lost

Understanding the use of words like squander, hype and chutzpah

'Chutzpah' is an informal term which has both positive and negative connotations

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21 Aug 2018

The arrival of Gen Z: Can they reconstruct the workplace of tomorrow?

It was said that millennials, unlike the generation before them, worked for a purpose and not so much for a paycheck, but with Gen Z, the paycheck apparently has made a comeback

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21 Aug 2018
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Style police alert! 'Stylish' youngsters marched into saloons in Karnataka for a 'gentlemanly crop'

All salons in Malur Taluk (Kolar district of Karnataka) were packed as police marched in youngsters with ‘stylish’ haircuts for a more sensible and gentlemanly crop

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21 Aug 2018

Here are a few ways in which you can develop and boost your courage

Courage as a trait will be a good resource for the youth to fall back on when they face a tricky situation

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14 Aug 2018
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One word in English can have different meanings based on context

How one word in English can have different meanings based on the context in which it is being used

A synonym is a word having nearly the same meaning as another word or a phrase

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13 Aug 2018

Should Netas be stripped of state assets? The history of asset stripping explained

The Public Works Department has submitted a report to the Uttar Pradesh government over the damage at the government bungalow vacated by Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav

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13 Aug 2018
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Why do you need to be persuasive? To build power and achieve greater positive results

Being persuasive indicates that your leadership quality is best on display. Take the opportunity to demonstrate your leadership skills

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06 Aug 2018

How the free flow of 3D guns could worsen the 'epidemic of armed violence' in the US

Now even guns are made using 3D technology and this has become a hot topic of public discourse

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06 Aug 2018
Dozens of US legislators are demanding that the Trump administration explain a recent agreement to allow the free distribution of plans for using 3D printers to make plastic handguns