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Here's why you should NEVER stop your kid from peeing when they want to

Author Neha Singh's latest book, I Need to Pee tells us why we must not reprimand children when they express their desire to use the loo anywhere, anytime

Published on 1st June 2018
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Son of Indian-American Scripps National Spelling Bee champ hopes to make history

The field of spellers expanded by more than 200 this year because Scripps started a wild-card program to give opportunities to more kids from highly competitive regions

Published on 30th May 2018
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Update your vocabulary, know the difference between who and whom 

Traditional grammarians (formal) go by traditional grammar rules whereas modern grammarians (normal) go by the evidence of language in use

Published on 28th May 2018
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Vacation or holiday, pupil or student: Find out what's the correct usage here 

The most noticeable difference between American and British English is the vocabulary. There are numerous words that are different and used in entirely different contexts

Published on 6th May 2018
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20k kids in Odisha are going to spend summer learning Maths and lovin' it. Here's why

Government school students in three districts of Odisha are all set to enjoy Tata Steel's summer camps that will be conducted over the next couple of months

Published on 18th April 2018

Mother's depression might lower child's IQ, says a US study

Children were examined on verbal cognitive abilities with the help of  standardized IQ tests during the entire time span of the study

Published on 17th 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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Do you go numb when asked to speak in front of an audience? Here's how you can beat your fear

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

Published on 30th March 2018
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Here's why memes make Shashi Tharoor crack up and have 'farrago' moments!

Do you think Tharoor's vocabulary is because of memorising all the words in the Oxford dictionary?Absolutely not! His logophilia (the love of words) is definitely a result of extensive reading

Published on 21st March 2018
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Mumbaikar Arjun Shah cracked GRE in his very first attempt and scored full marks

Arjun Shah from Mumbai scored a full 340 in GRE and we try to find out how he managed to accomplish this feat

Published on 15th March 2018
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Effective communication requires context and collocation. Here's how

Merely knowing a word is not enough in a conversation and the communicator has to pay attention to both context and collocation 

Published on 14th March 2018
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Indian Englishes: What it means and how often we use it 

The English language is no longer the sole property of the English as English has transformed into “Englishes”

Published on 5th March 2018
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Splatter Speak in Chennai: How these young volunteers portrayed mental health with a stroke of art

Sanchana Krishnan's brainchild is focusing on getting mental health awareness out of the mind and into the public, with a splash of colour

Published on 3rd March 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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Spanish movies helped this Bengaluru boy top his IGCSE exams in south India

A language he loves, Kaushik chose Spanish due to its easy-flowing speech, not to mention the demand for the language globally

Published on 11th December 2017

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