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Paro Anand's five steps to write for children effectively 

Ever thought of writing for children? With the help of author Paro Anand, who has written several notable books for children of all ages, make the most of this lockdown and learn this style properly 

Published on 27th April 2020
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This Bengalurean can teach you some Kannada slang that are witty and can be part of your lingo

Have you heard of Slangaluru? It's a page on social media started by Ikyatha Yerasala that's teaching non-Bengalureans witty slang and it's got Rashmi Patil's interest piqued

Published on 28th March 2020
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'To Meghan Markle', 'Megxit' explained: Here's how the Duchess' royal exit has given birth to new words

What does ‘to Meghan Markle’ mean? As a verb it means to take care of one’s mental health. The name was used as a verb by Twitter user @_RyanJesse

Published on 4th February 2020
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How Kerala's Project Roshni is transcending language barriers to educate migrant workers' children

We trace the growth of Ernakulam district's programme to make education inclusive for the children of migrant labourers by eliminating the barrier of language

Published on 30th October 2019
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How Coimbatore girl Poojaa Anandh went from NLP and healthcare to becoming a model  

How Poojaa Anandh went from one uber-serious line of study to a completely different life on the fashion runway is a story for the ages

Published on 26th June 2019
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Is English difficult to learn? Here are some examples of words that have multiple meanings

The word ‘bark’ as a noun refers to the outer covering of a tree and as a verb it means the sound a dog makes

Published on 10th April 2019
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This Chennai-based, mother-daughter duo have written a book about being 'Sorted by 16'

Montessorians Bhavani Kumar and Sruthi Kumar talk about the recent launch of their book 'Sorted at 16'

Published on 1st March 2019
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Why I really want to visit Calicut University's Vaikom Muhammed Basheer Museum 

Calicut University recently inaugurated a museum as a tribute to legendary author Vaikom Muhammed Basheer. We track down the men who made it happen and they tell us why we need to visit it

Published on 8th February 2019
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This Kozhikode YouTube star's channel, Ballatha Pahayan, featuring witty videos has become popular for all the right reasons

One of Vinod's recent videos that went viral was his mimicry of Arnab Goswami and has already crossed 9,68,000 views

Published on 29th September 2018
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Design your dreams here at Hashboosh! This start-up sells crowd-designed fashion

These IIM-K graduates have created an amazing platform for designers to crowd-design their couture and make it sell

Published on 15th May 2018
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Google ropes in start-ups from 15 cities across India for its exclusive mentorship programme

The participants include the founders of startups, including Nebulaa, Slang Labs, PregBuddy, LegalDesk, PaySack, Vokal, FarMart, Meesho, Pratilipi and M-Indicator

Published on 27th April 2018
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The evolution of words, from Oxford language to cyber-slang

English Professor Albert P Rayan says words have, over time and with the boom of the internet, evolved and changed to carry completely alternate, modern meanings along with the original versions

Published on 16th February 2018
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Parvathy row: How troll page ICU got trolled for standing up for feminist actor

After they started making memes in support of Parvathy, the backlash from supporters of their page was shocking — but the admins of ICU are not going to back down anytime soon

Published on 29th December 2017
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#TakeAKnee: Did you know that some of the words that we use today had a different meaning when they originated?

Dr Albert P' Rayan, Professor of English at KCG College of Engineering, looks back into the history of words and phrases

Published on 10th October 2017
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Justice for Jishnu: Mother of Kerala student who hanged himself calls court ruling 'unfair', claims HC Judge was a close acquaintaince of  the accused

Jishnu's mother is taking on the system in a fight for justice for her son, pleads with the Chief Justice to keep Justice Mathew from hearing cases against Krishnadas

Published on 27th March 2017

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