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What the FAQ: Why is International Olympic Day celebrated on June 23? Here's all you need to know

June 23 is celebrated as International Olympic Day every year. In today's FAQ column, we tell you what the day is all about, its history, significance and more

Published on 23rd June 2021
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The Trainer Brainer: Your career suits your personality, how would you find out?

In the end, the purpose of this column is to sensitise you as a fresh graduate that you need to look within yourself and approach career development with all seriousness

Published on 12th June 2021
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What the FAQ: Here's all you need to know about the very severe cyclonic storm Tauktae

Today in the What the FAQ column, we explain the deadly cyclone that caused devastation along the western coast of the country. Here's all about it

Published on 17th May 2021
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What the FAQ: What is the significance of International Nurses Day, why is it celebrated on May 12?

In today's What the FAQ column, we explain the history, significance and the importance of International Nurses Day, celebrated every year on May 12

Published on 12th May 2021
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Welcome to reason: How do you put monetary value on India’s students? 

Can we ever put a monetary value on our students? On what criteria? Our columnist John B Monteiro asks these important questions. Find out more

Published on 16th January 2021
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Because truly, words are all we have, folks. So use them wisely!

Here's the columnist Pro Tip for you: When you use words impeccably, you create magic with them. Use words for your good, to create what you desire. Stop using them against yourself or others.

Published on 21st November 2020
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E-canteen Fundas: Hold on. What exactly did you just say to me?

Here's why feedback is important. This week, the column dissects the difference between criticism that kills the spirit of a person and how constructive criticism can help

Published on 14th November 2020
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Students, you better hold on: Why colleges withholding degree certificates portray a grim picture

John B Monteiro, in his latest column, investigates a brand new judgement that will prevent educational institutions from withholding students’ certificates. Read on to find out more about it...

Published on 17th October 2020
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Understanding the language: Here's how spoken and written English are completely different

There is a world of difference between spoken and written English. In this column, Albert P' Rayan explores certain nuances of the two so that we understand the language a little better. Ready? 

Published on 17th October 2020
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What should replace district recognition for SSLC results? The debate is on

If district ranks are abolished, what would serve as the best alternative for it? Can there be other systems of rewards, better ones? John Monteiro thinks aloud in his column about this issue

Published on 13th September 2020
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Why youngsters should aim to build a career instead of just getting a job

The columnist makes a case for why, as youngsters, we should not just aim to get a job, we should actually be looking to build a career. This is what will serve us well and be useful in the long-term

Published on 13th September 2020
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What’s the right thing to say? Here's how you can respond to greetings appropriately

Don't know how to respond when people ask you 'How's you?' or 'How's things?' In this English Blues column, you might understand the greeting and how to respond to it properly and appropriately 

Published on 5th September 2020
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This is the first step, my dear: Tips to approach competitive exams

Wondering how you should be approaching competitive examinations? Nervous about actually attempting them? This column will give you note-worthy tips that will surely help

Published on 5th September 2020
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Is your handwriting critical to success in the age of computers and text messages?

How much trouble can bad handwriting get you into and for how long? Monteiro ponders over it in his recent column

Published on 22nd August 2020
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This Ahmedabad auto driver gets his daughter a no-religion, no-caste school-leaving certificate

Rajveer fought relentlessly so that his 13-year-old daughter's school paid heed and she received the certificate which left the religion and caste columns blank

Published on 8th July 2020

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