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ICC Cricket World Cup: Google CEO Sundar Pichai predicts final 

Washington, June 14: Google’s Indian-American CEO Sundar Pichai has predicted that India and England would clash in the finals of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 and said he was “rooting” for the Men in Blue to emerge victorious.
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RBI to observe Financial Literacy Week in Kerala on June 3

Thiruvananthapuram June 3: The Reserve Bank of India would inaugurate its ‘financial literacy week’ programme in Kerala on June 3. With an aimto promote financial literacy at the ground level, the Reserve Bank of India is observing the first week of June as the Financial Literacy Week across the country, an RBI release said here. Continue reading “RBI to observe Financial Literacy Week in Kerala on June 3”

Primary schools in Kerala set to get hi-tech classrooms by July

Thiruvananthapuram May 23: Primary schools in Kerala are all set to become hi-tech by July, thanks to a comprehensive IT initiative of the Kerala Infrastructure and Technology for Education (KITE). Continue reading “Primary schools in Kerala set to get hi-tech classrooms by July”

Entrance portal reopened for non-Keralites 

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM May 17: The Commissioner for Entrance Examinations (CEE) has reopened the online application facility for entrance to architecture, medical, pharmacy and allied courses in the State. Continue reading “Entrance portal reopened for non-Keralites “

Anger is more damaging to health than sadness in old age: Experts 

LONDON May 10: Anger may be more harmful to health in old age than sadness because it increases inflammation, according to new research.

Experts say loss of loved-ones and increased loneliness wreck havoc on elderly people’s health in ways that are under-appreciated. Continue reading “Anger is more damaging to health than sadness in old age: Experts “

UGC seeks explanation on Deepa Nishanth

THRISSUR May 4: The UGC has issued a notice to Kerala Varma College at a time when the plagiarism row on Deepa Nishanth had died out in Kerala. Deepa Nishanth, a lecturer of the college had landed in a plagiarism row after young writer S Kalesh alleged that she copied the lines of his poem, written and published seven years back. The poem was published in service magazine of college teachers. Continue reading “UGC seeks explanation on Deepa Nishanth”

France, Italy mark 500th anniversary of Leonardo’s death in Loire Valley

Amboise May 2: Five hundred years after the death of Italian master painter Leonardo da Vinci, the Loire Valley town where he spent his last three years will host top-level festivities celebrating his life.

The Renaissance genius died in the French town of Amboise in 1519, at the age of 67. And France’s Emmanuel Macron and Italian President Sergio Mattarella are travelling here on Thursday to mark the anniversary. Continue reading “France, Italy mark 500th anniversary of Leonardo’s death in Loire Valley”

Pope Francis Urges Hairdressers To Cut Gossip, Work In “Christian Style”

VATICAN CITY April 30: Pope Francis on Monday welcomed hairdressers, hairstylists and beauticians to the Vatican but warned them not to indulge in gossip while feathering locks or painting fingernails.

“Practise your profession in a Christian style, treating customers with kindness and courtesy, and always offering them a good word and encouragement,” he said. Continue reading “Pope Francis Urges Hairdressers To Cut Gossip, Work In “Christian Style””

Nine thought provoking presentations from UK Malayalees you should never miss on May 18

By A Staff Reporter
LONDON April 17: For the first ever time in the history of UK Malayalees, an event will be held where the audience will have the luxury to hear their fellow community members doing presentations on various topics of interest.
United Rationalists of UK- URUK’s objective is to educate the society through seminars and presentation, promoting scientific temper and freethinking.
Nine thought provoking presentations from subject matter experts based in UK, and a Group Discussion with the audience to explore various viewpoints will be the highlight of the URUK’s Annual Conference 2019.
The event will be held on 18 May 2019 (09:30 to 18:30) at the Jurys Inn, Wellesley Rd, Croydon CR0 9XY.
The key presentations will be on the following topics by noted experts as below:
Education System in the UK
Binil Paul, a private tutor with Masters from University of Sheffield, has a deep dive into the national curriculum and assessments in school in England.
The Cognitive Miser and (un) Critical Thinking
Jaison Blesson Kolenchery (Pursuing PhD in Neuroscience). Our brain enables us to make quick decisions and snap judgments through heuristics and shortcuts which manifest in the form of biases and pre-dispositions to commit logical fallacies. This presentation attempts to briefly introduce some of these.
A Demonstration of Critical Thinking in Classrooms
Jomon Palakudy (Grammar School Teacer pursuing PG at Kings College London) Group activity to understand why critical thinking is important for Children and Adults. How to get started with applying critical thinking in everyday life.
ADHD & Autism – Myth or Reality
Dr Sethu Wariyar (MD DCH DNB MRCP MRCPCH – Specialisation in Paediatric Neurodisability) Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Austism – Diagnosis and strategies to deal with both of them.
Reality Distortion and Psychosis
Dr Rajeev Krishnadas PhD (MBBS MD MRCPsych) Exploring beliefs and perceptual abnormalities in the context of Psychosis – a group of conditions where a person loses touch with reality.
The EU and the Brexit
Dr Thomas Sebastian PhD (Department of Economics – University of Birmingham) The origins of the European Union and the economic consequences of the Brexit.
Culture Conflicts and Parenthood
Priya Kiran (Pasisonate Blogger and Journalist) Analyisng the conflicts and synergies betwen Indian and Western cultures and its impact on parents in the context of raising children outside India.
Messenger Protons
Dr Aravind VJ PhD (Post doctoral researcher at University of Edinburgh) How light helps us communicate! History, Basics, Technology involved, advantantages and exmaples.
Magic of Music
Rajesh Raman (Winner of Asianet Europe Talent Hunt and Passionate Musician) A mellifluous session exploring the art, science and grammar of music.
The conference will conclude with an interactive group discussion with the sudience to explore various topics of interest and viewpoints.
Scientifics temper, freethinking and rationality will drive this interesting session.
Full day car parking available across the road near Whitgift Mall entrance (£5) Venue is 10 minutes wal from East Croydon train station.
For enquiries please contact 07874002934 07702873539
Download the Full Brochure from: http://tinyurl.com/URUK2019
Make the Cut: Short science video competition to encourage the young minds: (Details in the brochure)
Check out the sample videos at: http://tinyurl.com/MakeTheCut-URUK
For enquiries Contact: 07874002934, 07702873539


By A Staff Reporter

LONDON April 17: Girls in primary schools will receive free sanitary products from early next year, the Government has announced. The move comes after last month’s announcement that the products would be made available in secondary schools, which was criticised for not going far enough. Continue reading “”