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The so called engineering

When searched for the meaning Wiki says “Engineering is the application of scientific , economic, social, and practical knowledge in order to design , build, maintain, and improve structures, machines, devices, systems, materials and processes” While in Tamil Nadu or maybe in South India it differs from one another. Either Best selling “5 point someone” or the blockbuster “3 idiots” ...

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Are coaching classes hampering the quality of IIT education in India?

With increase in the number of coaching classes the number of students attending them have increased phenomenally .With the result, the number of students getting admitted in IITs has also increased. Those with raw intelligence are left behind if they don’t attend a coaching centre. Coaching gives you an idea of the various kinds of problems that may appear on ...

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Why India needs feminism

Lately feminism has turned into a negative word and it has weirdly enough┬ábecome somewhat synonymous with hating men, but that’s not what feminism is. Feminism in it’s entirety means “equal rights for women and men, equal status, rights and opportunities for both the genders.” And feminism doesn’t just affect women, it affects men too. Not just India, but the world ...

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Is UK a great destination to study?

For scores of┬áIndian students wanting to pursue a higher education overseas the second most preferred choice happens to be UK. But currently due to some stringent new visa rules, the once popular┬ádestination has taken a hit. UKÔÇÖs top notch and prestigious universities like Oxford and Cambridge still manage to attract academic talent even from America. The international student population from ...

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10 traits/things that we always expect from every teacher

Teacher

Education is the greatest defence and weapon as well which is imparted to us by our teachers. They are the one who enlightens us in various fields. The one who gives us appraisal and punishment adequately. Teacher is after all a teacher. They make us understand the difference between wrong and right. Their favourite leisure is giving all the students ...

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Super 30 : 27 out of 30 students make it to IIT

In India 14 lakh students appeared for IIT JEE exam in this year 2014 of which only around 150,000 qualify for JEE advanced which is the second level in IIT B.Tech admission. These 150,000 students compete for just 9,885 seats in the 17 IITs combined. Clearing JEE advanced is a big deal which needs rigorous training for two years through reputed and ...

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Applications invited to the INK Fellows Program 2014

INK, a physical and digital platform for sharing innovative ideas, calls upon ‘multi-disciplinary’ young achievers to come and share ideas. Applications for the INK Fellows Programme for 2014 are open from Jan 15 to March 30, 2014. The initiative aims to identify a multi-disciplinary group of 20 young path-breakers capable of bringing about a positive change in not just their ...

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16% Candidates in Delhi have declared Criminal cases

ADR Association for Democratic Reforms is India’s independent elections watchdog. They fought long hard battles for one cause – to clean up politics, to keep criminals out. By exposing them through a simple process of law. Every candidate whether a criminal or clean, files a sworn affidavit before the election commission, in which he/she has to declare his/her criminal record, their wealth, education and things which ...

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5 Facts about Malala that make her what she is

“The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet”, Aristotle, the Greek philosopher had perhaps foretold the recent plight of Pakistani children back in the 300 BC. Here are some very interesting facts about Malala, the sate of education in Pakistan and of girls in the Swat Valley. 1. Constitution of Pakistan obligates the state to provide free and ...

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Being Malala : A young life spent to the fullest

When BBC first decided to get some personal experiences of the horror of Swat Valley in the late 2008 little did they know that their small decision would create history in the coming years. A girl shares her personal experiences of the horror and injustice of Taliban for the first time on the BBC blog and how she and her ...

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