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18/01/2016 Most college students use smartphones in classroom: Study
Most college students surf the internet, check, send texts and even play games on their smartphones while in the classroom, a new study reveals. "During the typical four years they're in college classrooms, an average student may be distracted for two-thirds of a year," said Barney McCoy, associate professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in the US. Boredom was the top reason students gave for turning to their digital devices during class, the findings showed.

12/09/2015 Lunch periods bad for kids ?
A longer lunch period at school could make children healthier as researchers have found that students with less than 20 minutes to eat their lunches consume significantly less of their meals, milk, and vegetables than those who are not as rushed

07/08/2015 Why Rabindranath Tagore is cooler than you realise, there are 7 reason!!
In the memory of Kavi Guru Rabindranath Thakur, on his 74th death anniversary, let's find out some cool facts about him. Baishe Srabon, or the 22nd of the month of Shravan, which happens to be today, is the day an eminent bard of all times breathed his last in India. Rabindranath Tagore, or more precisely, Rabindranath Thakur, has been remembered and honoured for the great treasure of literature that he has left behind at his wake. But do we know about the kid, the carefree soul, and the inspiration that he has been?

05/08/2015 JNU students to hold 'Education Parliament' at Jantar Mantar!!
Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) students are holding an 'Education Parliament' at Jantar Mantar here on Wednesday to deliberate upon the current reforms underway in the education sector, including the CBCS and Central University Bill.

05/08/2015 IIT-Kharagpur sees growth in internship offers!!
Internship offers at the Indian Institute of Technology-Kharagpur IIT-KgP, have gone up by 50 percent this season, a statement said on Wednesday. "The Institute experienced year-on-year increase of 33 percent in the number of companies visiting campus and 50 percent growth in the number of offers being extended respectively," the statement issued by IIT-Kharagpur said. Top global brands such as Goldman Sachs, Deutsche Bank, Microsoft, Facebook, Texas Instruments and Nomura, alongside FMCG giants ITC, Hindustan Unilever and Reckitt Benckiser, visited the campus with the start of the 2015-2016 internship season on Aug 1. A total of 72 internship offers were extended on the first day of the season itself. With an expected increase of 100 percent in the number of pre-placement offers (PPOs) from last year, IIT Kharagpur is looking forward to superior placement statistics in 2015. "The trend for opportunities at IIT-Kharagpur is increasing every year. With the increasing number of PPOs we believe that companies really like the talent that IIT-Kharagpur is offering," said S.K. Barai, Chairman, Career Development Centre, IIT-Kharagpur.