Kerala primary schools to go hi-tech

KOZHIKODE Oct 17: When the new academic year dawns, primary schools in the state will also flaunt hi-tech labs on the lines of high schools and higher secondary schools. Continue reading “Kerala primary schools to go hi-tech”

Admission to Professional Paramedical Diploma Courses, Kerala: Apply by Sept 28

KOCHI Sept 14: Applications have been invited for admission to the Professional Para Medical Diploma Courses, Kerala for 2018-19. The courses include those in Pharmacy, Health Inspector and Paramedical and include Diploma in: Continue reading “Admission to Professional Paramedical Diploma Courses, Kerala: Apply by Sept 28”

Citing Kerala floods, UN chief says existential threat of climate change nears point of no return

United Nations Sept 13: UN chief Antonio Guteress cited the recent devastating floods in Kerala and last year’s hurricane in Puerto Rico as he issued a grave warning about consequences of inaction over climate change and called for more leadership and greater ambition for climate action. Continue reading “Citing Kerala floods, UN chief says existential threat of climate change nears point of no return”

Writing ‘thank you’ notes may boost your well-being

Houston Aug 30: Writing letters of gratitude may improve well-being for not only the writer but the recipient as well, according to scientists, including one of Indian origin. Continue reading “Writing ‘thank you’ notes may boost your well-being”


LONDON Aug 28: More Indians are choosing the United Kingdom as their destination of study and travel, according to the British High Commission in India. The number of student visas increased by 32 percent while a 10 percent rise was recorded in visit visas allotted to Indians from July 2017 to June 2018, the embassy said in a statement. Continue reading “”

Study claims having a tattoo can land you a job

Washington Aug 11: Turns out, having a tattoo can give job candidates an advantage in competitive labor markets.

According to a new study by the faculty at University of Miami Business School and the University of Western Australia, discriminating against workers with tattoos puts hiring managers at a competitive disadvantage. Continue reading “Study claims having a tattoo can land you a job”

Thousands of new places created in Grammar schools

LONDON Aug 2: There are 11,000 more grammar school pupils in England now than in 2010, BBC analysis of official data shows. Continue reading “Thousands of new places created in Grammar schools”

Students coming from India to study in Ireland on the increase

DUBLIN Aug 2: The number of students coming from India to study in Ireland has risen dramatically over the last number of years. Continue reading “Students coming from India to study in Ireland on the increase”

Indian student numbers in UK are falling, Higher Education Commission to take measures

LONDON: The UK is being outstripped by countries like Australia and Canada in attracting Indian students to their universities and action must be taken to prevent the falling numbers, a senior peer and academic has told the House of Lords, Indian Express reported. Continue reading “Indian student numbers in UK are falling, Higher Education Commission to take measures”

Being in a bad mood helps stay focused, prioritise tasks: Study

LONDON July 18: Being in a bad mood can help some people’s executive functioning, such as their ability to focus attention, manage time and prioritise tasks, according to a study.
The study, published in the journal Personality and Individual Differences, also found that a good mood has a negative effect on executive functioning in some cases. Continue reading “Being in a bad mood helps stay focused, prioritise tasks: Study”