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How can English be made more accessible to the underprivileged?

Dr Albert P' Rayan tells us about the discussions at the recent ELTAI Golden Jubilee English Language Teaching conference

Published on 22nd October 2019
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Arrested during Xi's visit, Tibetan activist Tenzin Tsundue has been jailed 16 times. Here's why

The activist was picked up by the police much before Xi's visit and was detained at Puzhal for 12 days, but this was not the first time this was happening to him

 

Published on 21st October 2019
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Ashes 2019: What’s Going on with England?

The Ashes is one of the most important tournaments in cricket taking place between the teams of England and Australia

Published on 21st October 2019
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The big test: Inside IIM Udaipur's interview-focused preparation zone

Payal Pitliya, Manager of Learning and Development at IIMU, talks about what goes into preparing students for an interview and why having a defined personality is the key to getting picked

Published on 18th October 2019
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Why people in Europe are going OMG OMG over this Telangana duo's TikTok videos

Bhargav Chippada and his TikTok partner Nithyashree, have over a million views on their TikTok videos — and where they get their ideas from

Published on 17th October 2019
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Meet the Kerala government employee who coaches PSC aspirants for free every single day

This KSEB employee takes free PSC coaching for thousands of aspirants early in the morning and late at night and is something of an urban legend

Published on 16th October 2019
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This is the Odisha rugby coach whose heroics Abhay Deol has recreated in Jungle Cry

Everybody's raving about how Abhay Deol's Jungle Cry could be the next Chak De India. We talk to the real-life coach who took a raw team from KISS in Odisha to win a global rugby journey in London 

Published on 15th October 2019
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How hotel management student Sudharma Dwadasi is taking Delhi's poetry scene by storm

"Poetry is not something I would like to do for money, it is something I am passionate about," says Sudharma Dwadasi who likes to write poetry in solitude 

Published on 15th October 2019
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Indian youth prefer a stable job over higher salary, says study

A majority of the candidates (39.4 per cent) prepare for three or more competitive exams at the same time, the study said

Published on 14th October 2019
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NCERT bans exam for pre-school students, calls it a result of 'misguided parental aspiration'

The guidelines have also defined parameters for infrastructure, qualifications and salary for preschool staff, admission process and records

Published on 14th October 2019
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Your or You're: How and where to use contractions in your sentences

When we read novels or plays, we come across dialogues that contain contractions. Scriptwriters use contractions in their dialogues to reveal the attitudes of characters. 

Published on 12th October 2019
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Pull the plug or not? How assisted dying is still in the centre of the ethical-unethical debate

Assisted dying is legal in Switzerland. It involves a doctor prescribing a life-ending dose of medication to a mentally competent, terminally ill adult at his request

Published on 12th October 2019
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What ties does a 'serious academic' from Osmania University have to Maoists?

Jagan has been a contract Assistant Professor at the University PG College for seven years now, previous to that he was completing his PhD from Osmania University  

Published on 11th October 2019
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Why delivery guys and struggling students are learning basic English on an app called Utter

Ninad Vengurlekar, co-founder of Utter app speaks about solving  English learning mystery for cab drivers and delivery persons

Published on 9th October 2019
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English Blues: Here's how 'Howdy' originated

What is the meaning of the phrase ‘How do you do’? Did you know that it used to be a greeting and not a question?

Published on 5th October 2019

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