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English Blues: No child's play: decoding the nuances of ‘with’

One of the most frequestly used words in the English language has a multitude of bewildering uses. Here's a list of ALL of them, and how not to get them all muddled up

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31 Jul 2021

E-Canteen Fundas: Work hard, play harder: Why recovery activities are the key to longevity 

Pro Tip: To manage emotional energy for high performance, find energy recovery activities and make them a priority. Practice holding opposite emotions to access emotional energy for full engagement.

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30 Jul 2021
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Pic: EdexLive

Welcome to Reason: Do kids need a healthy body for a healthy mind? 

The mid-day meals are a much-appreciated scheme of the government to keep kids in school and keep them healthy. But, does it really serve the purpose of supporting the student's mind?

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30 Jul 2021

Get set for your virtual interview: Nicholas Francis takes you through the steps for acing an e-interview

After COVID, virtual interviews have emerged as a key window that employers are giving prospective candidates

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26 Jul 2021
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Pic: Edexlive

Kill your pride, bury the hatchet: The Coach talks about showing maturity in the times of adversity

Angry with something a friend from college did aeons ago and consider him your mortal enemy? Don’t, says The Coach. Here’s why

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26 Jul 2021

Welcome to Reason: Should age be a factor in picking principals?

Government college lecturers allege that the age limit makes it hard for them to be appointed as principals. Is the restriction fair, or is it an abstract rule that robs the deserving of the position

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26 Jul 2021
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Pic: Edex Live

E-Canteen Fundas: The energiser bunny in you needs a refresh too

Pro Tip: Physical energy is fundamental to performance. It is impacted by our breathing and eating rhythms. To increase physical energy measures, small changes in food, sleep and hydration help

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26 Jul 2021

English Blues: Understanding the difference between each other and one another

A look at the thin lines we tread between "each other" and "one another" and if a faux pas among them can lead to some serious miscommunication 

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26 Jul 2021
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Pic: Edex Live

E-Canteen Fundas: Learn to hit the pause button and refresh!

Pro Tip: To manage energy, use the oscillation technique — engage in focused work for 90-120 minutes and then disengage for 15 minutes for energy renewal.

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17 Jul 2021

English Blues: Decoding headlines and their language

Is that headline good enough for you? Find out what goes into the makings of magnetic headlines, and why it is never a mean feat

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17 Jul 2021
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Pic: Edex Live

Welcome to Reason: Do you need uniforms during online classes?

Etiquette in formal dressing is making headlines in an era when people are forced to work from the confines of their homes. Is there a need for students to don their uniforms for virtual classes

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17 Jul 2021

World Youth Skills Day: Everything you need to know about the future of work after the pandemic

From IoT to AI and a whole new attitude to work — this what the future of work will look like as we move into a post-pandemic world

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15 Jul 2021
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The fast and the curious: Why you should advise your children to drive responsibly

In light of the recent accidents involving young drivers, The Coach advises parents to teach their children to drive responsibly

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10 Jul 2021

Welcome to Reason: Should schools rescue the single parents?

Typically, the submission of applications for school admissions involves giving names of both parents — even if one of them is dead

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10 Jul 2021
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Pic: Edexlive

E-Canteen Fundas: Find pleasure in the process and outcome to get the right result

Pro Tip: To enjoy the journey and get results, focus on the process. Use results to calibrate and adjust the process till you get the right result

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10 Jul 2021

English Blues: Using 'they', 'their', 'them' in the English language to bring in inclusivity

In India, traditionalists who are obsessed with linguistic rules and those who are not exposed to the gender-neutral singular ‘they’ will surely find fault with the headlines and point out the errors

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10 Jul 2021
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Why law students should stay abreast of what's happening in the digital lawyering space 

The process of digitalisation stresses on smart digital lawyering through which e-filing, e-hearing and e-trials can be possible.

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07 Jul 2021

India, dial D to disrupt dowry: Why the society should raise its voice to say no to the practice

In light of a recent dowry-related death, The Coach tells us why we as a society should raise our collective voices and say no to dowry

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05 Jul 2021
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Pic: Edex Live

English Blues: Is couple plural or is it incorrect? Here's what we found

In British English, it is very common to treat ‘couple’ as a plural noun and it is not incorrect to use a singular verb after ‘couple’

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05 Jul 2021

Welcome to Reason: Can COVID-disrupted education be rebuilt?

All stakeholders need to supportively collaborate because reforming our education system and reimagining learning can wait no more

Published On:
05 Jul 2021
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Pic: Edex Live

E-Canteen Fundas: Believe you deserve it and keep 'em coming

Pro Tip: Along with hard work and the right processes, work on deserve-ability. When you believe you deserve the best and expect it, your capacity to receive good expands

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03 Jul 2021

The Trainer Brainer: Negotiate things the right way, be a good listener

The key to a good negotiation is to be a good listener. Listen properly and come up with clear answers

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03 Jul 2021
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Shun the stigma: Ensuring social distancing doesn't literally distance the youth

An unwanted outcome of the raging pandemic are the social taboos tagging along with it. This sense of fear has stretched to such an extent that victims of COVID are experiencing boycotts

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30 Jun 2021

Get with the legalese: Why law students must master the language of the law

The technicality of the legal language used in legal written documents is so unvaried and expansive, a legal expert or practitioner’s advice is a must to comprehend

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30 Jun 2021
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Turning the tide with pride: All your questions about the queer community answered

This Pride Month, we at Edex answer all your questions about the queer community. There's a lot you can learn about them. Read more to find out

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28 Jun 2021

Insight Edge: What has COVID-19 done to education and technology?

As per a recent research, not more than 10 per cent of Indian teachers had ever used technology in their teaching before COVID-19

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27 Jun 2021
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Welcome to Reason: Could influencers be blackmailers too? The debate is on

The rise of social media has helped people increase their outreach to a global audience. Influencers can also be typical individuals who post their interest

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27 Jun 2021

The Trainer Brainer: Explore all career possibilities and start early on to be successful

Scout out reference information from professionals in the industry, your seniors and social contacts

Published On:
27 Jun 2021
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Pic: Edex Live

E-Canteen Fundas: How about cranking up that energy in here and see positive results in life?

Pro Tip: Energy is everything and vice versa. Change the context of all moments to a high-energy one, act doubly energetic and see positive results in your life

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27 Jun 2021

English Blues: Is the word 'batchmate' an Indianism or not?

Indianism refers to a word that is a characteristic of Indian English. In India, it is a very commonly used term

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27 Jun 2021
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Dropouts still an aching sore: Why education is the only way to defeat social injustice

The first is first and always special and so is the first convocation of KISS Deemed-to-be University to be on June 27, 2021. The ceremony will be held in a hybrid mode — both physical and virtual

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24 Jun 2021

Using language smartly: Learning English for Specific Purposes could help you go a long way

Here’s an exploration of how English for Specific Purposes (ESP) offers customised learning for eager students who are in the pursuit of higher education or are working professionals 

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23 Jun 2021
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Yoga Day: Grand Master Akshar's masterclass on yoga for a post-COVID situation  

Yoga’s role has become more important than ever in protecting the individual from the virus. Grand Master Akshar, Founder, Akshar Yoga tells us about the asanas that can serve us best in these times 

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21 Jun 2021

Welcome to Reason: Is it okay to be under the mercy of school managements or moneylenders?

There are at least two well-known routes which prudent managements in the corporate/business sectors routinely resort to — Reserve Fund and Sinking Fund

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19 Jun 2021
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Pic: Edex Live

E-Canteen Fundas: Are you worth it or not? Your self-worth decides what you allow into your life

Pro Tip: Your self-worth decides what you allow into your life. Increase your self-worth and treat yourself like you’re worthy, accept nothing less

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19 Jun 2021

The Trainer Brainer: Don't ever forget to self-reflect while trying to achieve something in your career

Self-reflection in one’s career grounds them to reality from an aimless wandering of the mind and here's how it can empower you

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19 Jun 2021
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Pic: Edex Live

English Blues: What do the words 'social media butterfly', 'social butterly' mean?

Some people are very sociable and they enjoy talking to others and making friends with them. They easily break the ice and connect with anyone they come across

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19 Jun 2021

Don't use the R-word: Why we should be careful while using a few words in front of a rape victim

People often use many words that could be unintentionally insensitive to a rape victim. The Coach tells us why we should be careful

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19 Jun 2021
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Keep the positive vibes coming to banish all COVID-induced gloom 

They might have started off as safety regulations but actions like washing our hands often and wearing a mask have turned into habits at this point. We probably don’t even need reminders for that

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16 Jun 2021

How law education prepares you for whatever lies ahead, within or outside the field 

The vast syllabus and standards of pursuing law academically demand constant efforts and involvement in the learning process on behalf of the students that can make them a winner in this field

Published On:
16 Jun 2021
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