Speaking native tongue at home boosts IQ in bilingual children

Bilingual children who regularly use their native language at home while growing up in a different country have higher intelligence, a study has found Research carried out by the University of Reading in the UK showed that children who spoke one lang

25 Aug 2018, 05:08 AM IST

'Climate change can trigger more devastating floods in India'

With more than a million people displaced by flooding in Kerala, Britainbased charity Christian Aid on Friday warned that more devastating floods in India will become the norm if n
25 Aug 2018, 02:21 AM IST

Ashoka University invites Young India Fellowship

The Young India Fellowship YIF, a oneyear postgraduate programme in Liberal Studies at Ashoka University, on Thursday, announced the first round of applications for the class of 20
24 Aug 2018, 07:09 AM IST

7 Hidden Secrets of WhatsApp You Need To Know About

We communicate with it, share our stories and news, pass on our pictures and laugh at funny memes Lets face it the social messaging service is a way of life
24 Aug 2018, 07:03 AM IST

DPS grand gesture to Kerala flood victims

Vishweshwar Reddy MP Chevella, flaged off 9 tons of Flood relief material from the Pallavi Model School,Gandipet campus along with MKomariah Chairman, Yasasvi, Meghana Rao, AAbraha
24 Aug 2018, 07:00 AM IST

IIT-H hosts international workshop on ‘Reframing the Biological Clock’

Indian Institute of TechnologyHyderabad, IItH, hosted an international workshop on Reframing the Biological Clock as part of a project funded under Wellcome Foundation UK Small Pro
24 Aug 2018, 06:53 AM IST

Success in Civil Services Exam is not the end of lifetime goal, but a beginning

Experience from Inspiring IAS IPS Officers show that the real success is when social goals and developmental objectives are best achieved Success of the IAS IPS officer lies in t
24 Aug 2018, 06:47 AM IST

New interactive robot can be your kid's reading buddy

A new interactive robot, programmed to be an interested listener, may serve as a reading companion for your kid, a new study suggests The new robot named Minnie can react, cajole a
24 Aug 2018, 06:42 AM IST

CBSE to change exam patterns of Class X, XII from 2020

Plans of changing the question paper pattern of Class X and XII examinations from 2020 are speeding up by the Central Board of Secondary Education The new exam pattern would test
23 Aug 2018, 01:14 PM IST

Applications invited for fellowship

Azim Premji Foundation has announced its fellowship programme for 201920 Building on the experiences and learning of the past six fellowship batches, the programme has been redesig
23 Aug 2018, 05:56 AM IST

Embracing innovation key to move ahead

International Management Institute IMI, New Delhi, concluded its seventh edition of their Annual Management Conclave, Conventus 2018, which was themed around Embracing Innovation
23 Aug 2018, 05:53 AM IST

Seating position in lecture halls can affect grades

Choice of seating in the lecture hall can affect a college students performance, a study suggests Lectures are a staple of higher education, and understanding how students interact
23 Aug 2018, 05:35 AM IST

Regional-level social science expo held

Encouraging school children to be a responsible citizen of the country and instilling social awareness in them, Kendriya Vidyalaya, Uppal, played host to a Regional level Social Sc
23 Aug 2018, 05:31 AM IST

Ban sale of junk food on campuses: University Grants Commission

The University Grants Commission UGC has directed all varsities and higher education institutions to ban sale of junk food on their campuses Banning junk food in colleges will set
23 Aug 2018, 05:26 AM IST

How teachers can help increase physical activity in kids

Involvement of teachers as participants in school recess leading games, monitoring play and ensuring conflicts may boost kids physical activity, a new study has found
23 Aug 2018, 05:20 AM IST

Orientation day at Marri Laxman Reddy Institute of Pharmacy

An orientation programme for the freshers in Marri Laxman Reddy Institute of Pharmacy, Dundigal, and Hyderabad was organised on Monday This program was marked with enthusiastic par
21 Aug 2018, 05:33 AM IST

IIT-R alumnus invents India’s first ‘Triwizard Chess’

An Indian Institute of Technology Alumnus has reinvented how the chess game is played by developing a Threeplayer chess game board Aditya Nigam, B Tech 2014 batch, has brought this
21 Aug 2018, 05:29 AM IST

Pampering is bad for kids

Pampering is making Indian children lethargic and docile, said Smt Kousalya, Child Psychologist Participating in an awareness programme on Art of Effective Parenting, she opined th
21 Aug 2018, 05:27 AM IST

6 lessons I learned from my internship

Done with my semester exams, I welcomed the two month summer vacation In the beginning, I didnt have any real plans and was simply enjoying the free time watching my favourite TV s
21 Aug 2018, 05:19 AM IST

Anti-depressant can delay ageing of brain cells

Administering commonly used antidepressant fluoxetine to mice helped restore youthful flexibility to their ageing brain cells, showed a study The study provides fresh evidence that
21 Aug 2018, 05:16 AM IST

Water-rich planets outside our solar system common

Water is likely to be a major component of those exoplanets which are between two to four times the size of Earth, suggests new research that may have implications for the search o
20 Aug 2018, 06:25 AM IST

Designing course gaining popularity among students

Students from Tier 2 and 3 cities of India emerging frontrunners and female students outnumbering male students are two significant trends which have emerged in admissions to under
20 Aug 2018, 06:22 AM IST

Never allow your fear to limit your vision

Indias most aspired Civil Services Examination tests lakh of candidates every year on their competency and suitability for the highly responsible Administrative Services and only a
20 Aug 2018, 06:15 AM IST

World Photography Day: ‘Lenzcape’ showcases best clicks

Pomp and gaiety marked this edition of Lenzcape, an annual photography festival of Department of Mass Communication held at Loyola Academy Degree PG College, Old Alwal on Saturday
20 Aug 2018, 06:10 AM IST

Boys Town School

ST Marks Boys Town High School, with a modest beginning of 30 orphan children and five teachers by three brothers in a temporary shed turned into a catalyst in providing quality ed
20 Aug 2018, 06:05 AM IST

Sister Nivedita School conducts workshop on art of revision

The children of the present often complain of not understanding what they have learnt and what is taught to them With the sweeping changes in education system, are we getting the d
20 Aug 2018, 06:00 AM IST

IIT-alumni body launches skill development programmes

Pan IIT Alumni Leadership Series PALS, the body comprising alumni from various Indian Institutes of Technology IITs in the country, on Saturday launched its 201819 annual activitie
20 Aug 2018, 05:55 AM IST

Robots may influence children’s opinions

Young children are significantly more likely than adults to have their opinions and decisions influenced by robots, according to a study The research, published in the journal Scie
17 Aug 2018, 05:56 AM IST

AChinese rover set to explore far side of Moon

Chinas space agency has revealed images of the exploration vehicle with which it hopes to reach the far side of the Moon by the end of this year, a feat no country has ever accompl
17 Aug 2018, 05:53 AM IST

GITAMITES donated 237 units of blood

National Service Scheme NSS Units of GITAM Deemed to be University, Hyderabad organized a blood donation camp at its camps on Thursday in association with Lions Club of Hyderabad,
17 Aug 2018, 05:51 AM IST

DPS celebrates Independence Day

True independence and freedom can exist only in doing what is right DPS Nacharam has organised a spectacular show on the special day of 72nd Independence Day The air of festive fer
17 Aug 2018, 05:47 AM IST

Students take part in wheelathon

On Wednesday Delhi Public School Nadergul, celebrated Independence Day with zeal and spirit befitting the occasion Teegala Krishna Reddy MLA, Noel Sean Singer, M Komaraiah Chairman
17 Aug 2018, 05:44 AM IST

IIT–Mandi to collaborate with Rx Data Science

Indian Institute of Technology Mandi has tied up with RxDataScience Inc on Thursday, a leading healthcare manufacturer in the United States, to create a portal documentation Artifi
17 Aug 2018, 05:40 AM IST

Rupee@70: Students, parents feel the pinch

With the rupee slipping to nearly Rs 70 per dollar on Tuesday, most parents with children in the US will feel the pinch Vinay Umarji and Sanjay Kumar SinghBusiness Standard report
17 Aug 2018, 05:36 AM IST

Antarctic seas emit higher CO2 levels than previously thought

The open water nearest to the sea ice surrounding Antarctica releases significantly more carbon dioxide in winter than previously believed, showed a study conducted using an array
17 Aug 2018, 05:33 AM IST

Single tribunal for inter-state river water sharing disputes

The Supreme Court vide its orders dated the 16th February, 2018 and the 18th May, 2018 has delivered final judgement in the Civil Appeals No 2453 of 2007, 2454 of 2007, 2456 of 200
17 Aug 2018, 05:30 AM IST

Tricolor unfurled at GITAM

The tricolor unfurled at GITAM University, Hyderabad Exuberance and patriotic fervour marked 72nd Independence Day celebrations in GITAM Deemed to be University, Hyderabad on Wedne
16 Aug 2018, 05:15 AM IST