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Manipulators of a linguistic kind: How to avoid influencing the audience through language

Speakers/Writers use certain mechanisms to make listeners/readers perceive messages uncritically and make them dance to a particular tune which is pleasant to the former’s ears

Published on 23rd November 2019
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The Hyderabad Children's Theatre Fest turns 10. Here's why you shouldn't miss it

The fest will offer a diverse range of plays and workshops which will develop a passion for theatre in children and in adults as well
 

Published on 23rd November 2019
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What's on Kerala's 105-year-old student Bhageerathi Amma's mind: Cracking Class X exams and an Aadhaar card

The Literacy Mission's new ambassador speaks about her love for education and why it took her so long to decide to go back to school and clear her exams

Published on 22nd November 2019
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Meet the Muslim professor hired to teach Sanskrit at Ramakrishna Mission in Bengal, amid BHU row

The Muslim teacher believes that Sanskrit is a part of India's cultural ethos. The ancient Sanskrit texts and scriptures include great teachings that every Indian citizen should know or be made aware

Published on 22nd November 2019
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Manipuri girl Licypriya Kangujam is India's youngest climate warrior — what are we doing?

Forget Great Thunberg. Meet Manipuri girl Licypriya Kangujam who dropped out of school and is on an endless campaign to clean the environment up, deter climate change and make the world a better place

Published on 20th November 2019
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Penguin's Classics Festival is back. Book lovers, what are you waiting for?

Celebrate the classics with Penguin Random House India through their month-long Penguin Classics Festival being held across eight cities of the country

Published on 19th November 2019
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Those who link English education to religion will face action: AP Minister Adimulapu Suresh

Education Minister Adimulapu Suresh warned of taking legal action against a section of media for resorting to false propaganda on implementing English medium in government schools

Published on 19th November 2019
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Learning the language: How to avoid common errors made in English 

Most English language learners have trouble with the English article system. It is because they do not have equivalent structures in their native languages

Published on 16th November 2019
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Here’s how you can avoid common usage errors while writing

Some phrases are always followed by a gerund (a verb ending in –ing and functions as a noun), for example ‘Each of us is committed to serving customers’

Published on 16th November 2019
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Illiterate people three times at higher risk to develop dementia, says US study

The study is published in an online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology

Published on 15th November 2019
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This Hyderabad student is juggling 70 writers for an anthology via Instagram!

The youngster writes about nature, solitude, love and other topics as well. She has contributed to many anthologies and now, will finally helm an anthology 

Published on 15th November 2019
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The experimental artistry of Swathi Kirthyvasan's art workshops

Swathi Kirthyvasan is a UX designer who does these kickass workshops on art, doodling, mandalas and so much more. This is why people are in love with them

Published on 13th November 2019
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He studied till 3 am to become an IAS officer: MCC batchmate remembers T N Seshan 

S Raghavan, a classmate from Madras Christian College recalls the former CEC's determination towards achieving his dreams, hours after he passed on

Published on 11th November 2019
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They party on the palam: How a group of citizens in kerala turned a defunct Flyover into a fun zone

The organisers of Polinja Palarivattom Palam speak about gathering people to spend an ordinary day at an abandoned bridge in Kochi

Published on 8th November 2019
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IIM Kozhikode donates over 22,000 books to colleges across North Kerala

The books, including those donated by students and professors, covered subjects like economics, management, accountancy, commerce, marketing and operations research

Published on 8th November 2019

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