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Clarity of thought leads to clarity of expression: How to get the right words to convey the intended message

This is why you should limit your usage of the word 'very' to a bare minimum or replace it with words which signify deeper meaning  

Published on 1st May 2020
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Class 1 and 2 students shouldn't be burdened with homework, Madras HC tells CBSE 

It also asked the Board to prevent the usage of use of non-prescribed books to prevent unnecessary burden amidst the young students

Published on 30th May 2018
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Clearing doubts about words usage

There are certain usages in English where we get stuck,  this shall make your life a little easier in such situations

Published on 9th April 2017
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Colleges, universities open in Kerala after a gap of over 290 days due to the pandemic

Thermal screening, mandatory usage of face masks, social distancing and frequent sanitisation of campuses greeted students in each institution

Published on 4th January 2021
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COVID-19 has detrimental impact on adolescents' mental health, finds a new study 

At the same time, it revealed a decline in cigarette smoking, e-cigarette usage and alcohol intoxication among 15-18-year-old adolescents during the pandemic

Published on 5th June 2021
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E-cigarette ban to quell new nicotine addictions

The government took the ordinance route to ban electronic cigarettes so that their usage didn't acquire epidemic proportions, especially among the children, adolescent and youth

Published on 28th September 2019
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English Blues: Are you prepped for prepositions? Let's find out 

Prepositions can be a veritable pain if you don’t know how they work, isn't it? Check out Albert P’Rayan’s guide to nail their usage and understand the role they play in a sentence 

Published on 17th April 2021
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Facebook removes 687 pages, accounts linked to Congress IT Cell for 'inauthentic behaviour'

Facebook's Head of Cybersecurity Policy Nathaniel Gleicher stated that the pages were taken down due to the usage of fake accounts to conceal the user's identity, and not because of their content

Published on 1st April 2019
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Filthy rich or stinking rich: What do these phrases and others like 'to come of the blue' mean?

Albert P' Rayan responds to the questions that various readers posed. He talks about the usage of phrases like 'filthy rich', 'to come out of the blue' and many more  

Published on 22nd August 2020
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From Sikh turbans to Muslims with beards: Why school uniforms may never be the same again in the next century 

From Oxford to India's smallest town school is the usage of uniforms becoming more of a social issue rather than a way to ensure everyone feels equal? That is the question

Published on 9th October 2017

Godha is a female-centric film in a male-dominated society: Wamiqa Gabbi talks about Mollywood, going deglam and the Dangal hangover

Wamiqa Gabbi talks about making her Malayalam debut Godha and how playing a wrestler was a lot of fun, despite it having none of the usual commercial pizazz — including the usage of make-up

Published on 6th May 2017
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Government allows drone deployment to collect agricultural data in 100 districts

The Ministry of Civil Aviation and the Directorate General of Civil Aviation has granted conditional exemption for Remotely Piloted Aircraft System usage to the Ministry of Agriculture

Published on 19th February 2021
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High Court seeks Ayush Ministry reply on plea against decision on Aadhaar-based attendance in colleges

The petitioner's plea stated that the Aadhaar and its usage cannot be forced upon any individual

Published on 11th March 2019
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ICMR grants permission for drone trial to deliver vaccine in collaboration with IIT Kanpur

In addition to these, Vedanta Limited (Cairn Oil and Gas) also received the conditional drone usage exemption for data acquisition for asset inspecting and mapping till April 8, 2022

Published on 23rd April 2021
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IIT Madras launches dedicated cell to help industries cut down energy consumption and boost the manufacturing sector

The IIT Madras team of students and a faculty will assess plant-wide energy and resource management system, undertake a detailed study of plant operation and energy usage, suggest means of optimising

Published on 4th September 2019

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