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Worried about your children being bullied? Here’s the quality that can protect them

Worried about your children being bullied? Here’s the quality that can protect them

Ever wondered why bullying has a serious effect on some kids, while others recover easily from the trauma? Researchers, led by one of Indian origin, found that the capacity to recover quickly depends on the characteristic trait of “resilience”. The study says that resilience buffers and protects the children against internalising the harm intended through situations of [...]

October 22, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Worried about your children being bullied? Here’s the quality that can protect them

Do you work for an abusive boss? Don’t worry, it will backfire on them in the long run

Do you work for an abusive boss? Don’t worry, it will backfire on them in the long run

Bosses who bully their employees experience well-being for only a short while, as abusive behaviour takes a toll on the mental state of supervisors after about a week, a study has found. “The moral of the story is that although abuse may be helpful and even mentally restorative for supervisors in the short-term, over the [...]

October 6, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Do you work for an abusive boss? Don’t worry, it will backfire on them in the long run

MH CET law admissions 2017: Admit cards released, download them here

MH CET law admissions 2017: Admit cards released, download them here

The Directorate of Higher Education, Maharashtra on Tuesday released the admit cards of candidates for the Common Entrance Test (MH CET) for admission to three and five years law degree courses in the state. The Directorate of Higher Education, Maharashtra on Tuesday released the admit cards of candidates for the Common Entrance Test (MH CET) [...]

May 11, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on MH CET law admissions 2017: Admit cards released, download them here

GATE 2017: Final answer keys released, check them here

GATE 2017: Final answer keys released, check them here

GATE scores are used for admission to post-graduate engineering programs in centrally-funded Indian institutes including the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore (IISc) and seven Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs). The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee, the organising institute for Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) 2017, released the final answer keys of the examination [...]

March 18, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on GATE 2017: Final answer keys released, check them here

Teachers are becoming slaves to syllabus and curriculum, give them freedom: Manish Sisodia

Teachers are becoming slaves to syllabus and curriculum, give them freedom: Manish Sisodia

Delhi Education Minister Manish Sisodia Tuesday said that teachers and principals in schools are becoming slaves to curriculum and syllabus decided by bureaucrats and ministers, and should be given autonomy and freedom so that they can meet learning standards.“Teachers want to know if they are teachers or just instruments to transfer to the children what [...]

October 28, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on Teachers are becoming slaves to syllabus and curriculum, give them freedom: Manish Sisodia

The pigeon paradox: Feeding them could be bad for your lungs

The pigeon paradox: Feeding them could be bad for your lungs

When G.S. Srinivas took his mother, K. Sitakumari, to a pulmonologist for a recurring breathing problem, the doctor’s line of questioning seemed bizarre. “Do you live in close proximity to pigeons,” the doctor had asked. When the answer was in the affirmative, the doctor’s prescription was even stranger — put up a fish net and [...]

September 6, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on The pigeon paradox: Feeding them could be bad for your lungs

People who believe exercise is good for them experience more health benefits, study finds

People who believe exercise is good for them experience more health benefits, study finds

People who believe exercise is good for them may derive more mental and physical benefits from working out than those with lower expectations. Researchers in Germany found people convinced of the health benefits of cycling enjoyed the exercise more and were more relaxed than cynics. For the study, psychologists at the University of Freiburg asked 76 [...]

August 14, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on People who believe exercise is good for them experience more health benefits, study finds