Kolkata-born American Abhijit Banerjee won the Nobel Price in Economics. And despite the fact that he left our shores ages back we still love him dearly. And post-Nobel fame, we always will
Dr N Rajesh Kumar, Associate Professor, Department of ECE, KPR Institute of Engineering and Technology, tells us how parents and teachers can effectively mould children into well-rounded individuals
When we read novels or plays, we come across dialogues that contain contractions. Scriptwriters use contractions in their dialogues to reveal the attitudes of characters.
One possible reason for the youth to have self-doubt is that they are not aware of their true potential. Low self-esteem could possibly be yet another reason for this
Assisted dying is legal in Switzerland. It involves a doctor prescribing a life-ending dose of medication to a mentally competent, terminally ill adult at his request
The very idea of ‘commandeering’ newly qualified doctors to serve in ill-equipped village clinics with harsh living and working conditions seems abhorrent
What were your goals when you were in college? Did they change over time and over conversations that you've had with others?
To survive in this new era, there is a need for young people to be equipped with an important skill called critical thinking
What is the meaning of the phrase ‘How do you do’? Did you know that it used to be a greeting and not a question?
Sociologists and political scientists have, at times, called Gandhi an idealist. His idea of Ramrajya might have been utopian but the ideals that supported the idea was implementable
Living, speaking and writing in kali yuga, Mahatma Gandhi was reminding us of an ideal satya yuga, where the State becomes redundant, says Bibek Debroy
Life coach Adarsh Basavaraj gives us the lowdown on the kind of management principles B-School students can get from Gandhi
How Gandhiji's ideals and teachings can be used in every day life and how through that we can achieve greater heights
The list of schools audited include well-established ‘old names’ and apparently not the modern corporate-type schools which attach the ‘International’ tag to their names
The 16-year-old is battling conspiracy theories and name-calling along with climate change. She should give it all up and just Netflix and chill
How dare we allowed the climate to go berserk in the first place? Even though we accept that we destroyed it, we never really bothered to correct it
Here are a few life lessons that you'd need in college and in life, apart from what's taught inside the classroon
Adaptation to change is considered important for the youth since if they are not open to change and prepared to go along with it, they will be left behin
When a child cries, parents are biologically programmed to spring into action — blood pressure increases, for example, even if it’s not your kid. This perspective may strike you as melodramatic
Here's decoding a few idioms and phrases and how one shouldn't always go with a phrase's literal meaning
The worrying part of this is the deeper questions its raises in terms of authoritarian practices in the administration of educational institutions, and the derogation of dignity it perpetuates.
Here are a few important tips on how you can be honest with yourself and make it through each day with self confidence
Nicholas Francis shares a few pointers on why you must not compare and contrast your life or achievements with other individuals
Albert P' Rayan explores the different meanings of the word, 'hole'. In this column, he answers a couple of questions for which he was searching for an answer.
Screw Uber. It's all a matter of modelling your mindset such that the economy rises like a phoenix and makes Donald Trump go weak in the toupee
To be secure, accept yourself exactly as you are, warts and all. That’s the key to your growth
Here are a few expert tips on improving your vision and steps you can take in your every day life
This year, ArmorMe, a personal defence firm, started selling a bulletproof backpack that can unfold into a larger covering
Authentic leadership in a sense is a real leadership quality that can benefit the individual and their environment in a very progressive way
As many people are not comfortable using the word ‘pregnant’, they use the phrase as a euphemism
Not all good teachers are popular and not all popular teachers are good. But some of them are both. We look at two of them
We have always heard teaching is a noble profession. The students definitely think so too, but what do the educators who are a part of this, feel? We find out
Many parents, however, still have apprehensions about e-learning when it comes to providing the right kind of education to their children
People with a Fixed Mindset believe the effort is fruitless – how can they be ‘smart’ if they work hard? On the other hand, people with a Learning Mindset see effort as the key to mastery
As a nation, we have been able to solve access to schools, but we haven’t been able to ensure that learning outcomes are met adequately, especially in reading and languages
When you negotiate, you express your core values in terms of your abilities to the employers, which will make them sensitised towards the same
Earlier in 2019, five California residents were arrested on charges of helping more than 40 Chinese nationals obtain student visas by taking their English tests for them
Unfortunately, in many cases there are divorces or remarriages, with the aforementioned tattoos ‘telling their unwanted tales of changing wives or husbands’
Is college all about classroom learning? Definitely not! Here, the author tells you a few things that you probably wouldn't know
Making a resumé may sound like a cakewalk. But the real struggle begins only when you start making it. Here are some tips