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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

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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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
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Learning to get the grammar and usage right in the English language

While grammar is a set of rules that are essential to make meaningful utterances, usage is the way in which words and phrases are actually used in a language community

Published on 23rd April 2018
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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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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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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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TN School Education minister says caste bands not banned, traditional practices to continue

The usage of caste bands has been in practice for the last several years, especially in the northern districts of the State

Published on 16th August 2019
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Plastics banned in all schools, colleges across India after MHRD, UGC diktat

MHRD and UGC has requested governments to issue appropriate instructions to all schools and colleges in all State/UTs in the country to avoid the usage of single-use plastic

Published on 3rd September 2019
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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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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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Wonder who makes those awesome Swiggy food covers? This 'Schmancy' Bengaluru start-up!

With an eye on moving beyond paper packaging to using more sustainable materials like sugarcane and bamboo, the man behind Schmancy believes that we can cut our food plastic usage down to nil in a few

Published on 25th October 2019
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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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Kerala's Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences & Technology develop nasal, oral swabs for COVID-19 testing

The Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) USA, recommends the usage of synthetic fibre swabs with plastic shafts

Published on 3rd May 2020
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Setting the Synchronous Stage: What will be the ‘New Normal’ in learning?

The following article has been prepared based on a collection of white papers written on the best practices in the usage of videoconferencing applications for teaching

Published on 3rd June 2020

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