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Learning to get the grammar and usage right in the English language

While grammar is a set of rules that are essential to make meaningful utterances, usage is the way in which words and phrases are actually used in a language community

Published on 23rd April 2018
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How these 'clowns' from the UK are making kids from war-torn areas smile again

From refugee camps in Europe to the deserts of Rajasthan, this UK-based travelling troupe has been bringing smiles to children's faces across the world

Published on 21st April 2018
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Petrichor by Vipin Dhanurdharan celebrates tales from the undercurrents of Kochi

Vipin Dhanurdharan speaks about his latest art project, Petrichor and trying to bring light to a forgotten part of Kochi

Published on 21st April 2018
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When luck knocks your door, you ought to use it: Chat between Nirmala Devi and her students exposed 

The professor's texts made the students uncomfortable. One of the girls responded, "Mam, I did not expect this from you. This won't suit me and my family"

Published on 19th April 2018

Love for dogs inspired this 18-year-old Chennai girl to write a book

Anjali Venkatesh’s affection towards dogs motivated her to write a book named "Cleo: Confessions of a Street Dog."

Published on 18th April 2018

Books still a hit in Kerala, amid rising popularity of e-books and Kindle

Although people are more inclined to e-books and kindle currently, bookshops and libraries in Kochi are doing everything possible to counter its effect

Published on 18th April 2018
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This is a big opportunity: Chilling transcript of MKU prof luring students to do "secret" favours for top education officials

The clip has gone viral on social media and WhatsApp but the professor has said that her words have been misconstrued.

Published on 16th April 2018
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I considered suicide: NIFT alum hits out at shocking elitism, discrimination at fashion school

Purushu Arie, a Chennai-based fashion designer, wrote a post on his blog where he recalled discrimination for presenting a 'thin, simple' document  

Published on 16th 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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Salman Khan row: Our justice system has proven that certain people are above the law

A trial court in Jodhpur on April 4, 2018  convicted actor Salman Khan in the two-decade-old blackbuck poaching case and sent him to five years in prison.

Published on 12th April 2018
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CBSE exam leak: Why not punish the offenders than making the students take a retest? 

The leaking of exam papers is a perennial feature of the Indian exam scene for the last several years, causing much trauma to the students

Published on 8th April 2018
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This Kodugu school is located in the lap of greenery and they teach their students how to protect it

Do you find yourself interested in both Environment and Education? Check out E-base Kodagu and find out what this one-year fellowship entails

Published on 8th April 2018
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How and where to use it: The difference between the gerund and the infinitive words in English

A gerund is a verb in its ing form that functions as a noun that names an activity rather than a person or thing and an infinitive is a verb form that acts as other parts of speech

Published on 8th April 2018
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This summer, be cool: This is why you shouldn't be a couch potato during this school vacation

Summer camps, while keeping children engaged, also helps in building character, accountability and social skills and enable them to fend for themselves

Published on 3rd April 2018
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How Shreya Nair conquered depression, befriended it and chronicled the story in her book

Nair's book When Depression and I Became Friends: How Positive Can Depression Get, You Will Know, talks about depression and more

Published on 3rd April 2018

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