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Sujatha Reshmi teach deaf kids

After watching her daughter struggle, this mother in rural Karnataka is helping hundreds of speech and hearing impaired kids learn to speak

In conversation with Sujatha Reshmi, we find out how her daughter inspired her to start a school of speech therapy for deaf and mute children from poor families around Karnataka

 

Published on 16th April 2019
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Tame your FOMO : Here are a few words that you must definitely know today

Have you come across these expressions: echo chamber, clickbait, binge-watch, youthquake, and FOMO (Fear of missing out)?

Published on 7th January 2019
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Rituparna Sarkar's Insta project-turned-illustrated book 'Wonder Words' will definitely make you feel 'ambedo'

From Rituparna Sarkar's 100-day Insta project to an illustrated book called Wonder Words — it's been an interesting journey of wordplay. We find out more

Published on 31st December 2018
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Come March, new Tamil dictionaries are likely to hit the stands

Three dictionaries — contemporary Tamil dictionary, students' literary Tamil dictionary, and a dictionary of Tamil equivalents for words from other languages will be launched by March 2019

Published on 26th December 2018
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The word "Idiocracy" among 1400 words, phrases added to Oxford English Dictionary

The new addition idiocracy, refers to a society consisting of or governed by people characterised as idiots, or a government formed of people considered stupid, ignorant or idiotic

Published on 8th October 2018
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Study says that talking with children can strengthen their language skills

The study showed that young children who are regularly engaged in conversation by adults had improved language skills

Published on 14th August 2018
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Happy birthday, Ruskin Bond! Though late to the party, we celebrate him and his works

Though late to the party, we catch up with author Ruskin Bond, who celebrated his 84th birthday on May 19 and spoke to him about all things literary

Published on 29th May 2018
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Kerala girl spells her way to success at MaRRS International Spelling Bee Competition

Marwa Sajjad, a student of the Christ Nagar International, is the second runner-up in the international finals of MaRRS International Spelling Bee Competition

Published on 11th May 2018
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Of family and dignity: This Alappuzha school's circular is what every parent needs to read

Home is the first school for any kid — here's how an Alappuzha-based Brightland Discovery school's founder is making this learning experience fruitful for the kids  

Published on 23rd April 2018
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Here's how you can improve your fluency in English language

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

Published on 12th April 2018
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Social Media 101: Why getting the 'Art of Creating' good hashtags is important

Hashtags have emerged to play a pivotal role in garnering support and encouraging movements by getting the message across, in a trendy way

Published on 23rd February 2018
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Namita Gokhale launched her new book with her granddaughter at JLF and we went awww!

The co-curator of Jaipur Literature Festival Namita Gokhale has whipped up another treat for children in the form of a book, Lost In Time: Ghatotkacha and the Game of Illusions 

Published on 29th January 2018
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Let us find out if 'Covfefe' is an actual word and its real meaning

Trump tweeted it. But was that a typo or a real word? Let us find it out here

Published on 9th July 2017
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Going into the spooky releams of Rusty

Inspiration could strike a musician anywhere — in the loo, while riding a bike (read Honda Activa, which “is not even a bike. It’s a scooter which beeps, cries and gurgles while carrying me everywhere

Published on 24th February 2017

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