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Will taking kids to pubs make them more responsible drinkers? Parents and experts share their thoughts

Will children get too familiar with alcohol, even associating it with good times, or will they turn out to be responsible drinkers? Parents say they bring their children along, believing the latter

Published on 27th September 2017
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How one writes about Tamil Nadu politics without being offensive, as told by a 21-year-old debut author 

Writing about TN politics demands sensitivity says Sawan Lalchandani, whose debut novel is a political thriller based in TN

Published on 9th September 2017
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Attention parents: Your teenager brat is not likely to study, get a job or a marriage proposal if he doesn't quit smoking pot

According to study by the University of Connecticut on 1,165 young adults, teenagers who smoke pot and drink alcohol are less likely to be successful in life

Published on 6th November 2017
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Forget Parrikar and #GirlsDrinkBeer, what do you make of Beer Yoga?

While young girls drinking beer and alcohol-linked concerns have been rife, we found that an international fad that fuses beer and yoga has slowly been making inroads. Who'd have thunk?

Published on 13th February 2018
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IITs dig in IIMs backyard: NIRF Management Institute list has a few surprises

IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Bangalore, IIM Calcutta and IIM Lucknow maintained their top four positions like in the previous time

Published on 3rd April 2018

IIM Calcutta announces 1 Year PG Certificate Programme in Family Business Management

The duration of the programme is one year and it includes two days of classes every week along with 10 days of on-campus sessions at IIM Calcutta

Published on 20th April 2018
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IIM Calcutta Case Research Centre wins awards at Europe-based competition

The two case studies published by IIM Calcutta students highlighted various aspects of technology that can be used for  developing the economy

Published on 18th May 2018
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This is Calcutta I love: IIM-K prof writes FB post thanking people who saved his son's life 

Aloke Kumar is Associate Professor at IIM Calcutta and was a Professor of Communication at University of Calcutta

Published on 14th June 2018
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Teenagers beware: Binge-drinking session may affect your short-term memory

Teenage binge drinking is associated with reduced PFC activity, cognitive deficits, and later alcohol abuse. Yet, the mechanisms underlying these observations are unclear, the researchers said

Published on 19th June 2018
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How three TFI fellows have helped Govt School kids in Chennai talk their dads out of alcoholism

The trio started a community centre called Vidiyal where they teach academics, arts and help them initiate conversations about alcoholism

Published on 26th June 2018
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From homestays in war-torn buildings to adventure tourism, meet the brothers who are reviving Kargil's image

From cultural preservation to adventure sports, this responsible tourism enterprise aims at attracting tourists to a place that has limped back to normalcy after the Indo-Pak war in 1999

Published on 25th July 2018
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Mamata Banerjee remembers Mother Teresa on her 21st death anniversary

Saint Teresa of Calcutta, who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1979 passed away on September 5, 1997

Published on 5th September 2018
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Send a 'shut-it' tape: Meet the Kerala women who are saying #VaayaMoodal to PC George

The brains behind the #VayamoodalCampaign talk about why it is time for MLA PC George to shut up

Published on 10th September 2018
Reasons for intellectual disability in children

Excessive consumption of noodles, spices causes intellectual disability in Indian children

Researchers from Macquarie University in Australia conducted the first ever meta-analysis of Indian blood lead levels. They calculated the pooled mean blood lead level from data published between 201

Published on 14th October 2018
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College students choose smartphones over food: Study 

The researchers wanted to explore whether smartphones could function as a reinforcing behaviour, the same way that food, drugs and alcohol are reinforcers

Published on 18th November 2018

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