4 books to make you smarter about your career in 2018

4 books to make you smarter about your career in 2018

Tired of feeling stuck at work? Here are some suggestions for books that could help you break through. While it’s tempting to stream your favorite show in your down time, reading a helpful book instead can give you the tools you need to actually achieve your goals. Billionaires such as Warren Buffett , Bill Gates and Elon Musk credit much of their success to reading and learning. As Tesla and SpaceX founder Musk recently told Rolling Stone, “I was raised by books. Books, and then my parents.” Here are four reads that will help you make 2018 a year…

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How books, toys and learning activities at home can boost your child’s brain power

How books, toys and learning activities at home can boost your child’s brain power

Learning activities at home in the early years of a kid’s life make an important difference to their achievement in school, a recent study has found. The study by NYU’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development suggested that children, whose parents provide them with learning materials like books and toys and engage them in learning activities and meaningful conversations in infancy and toddlerhood, are likely to develop early cognitive skills that can cascade into later academic success. The study followed a group of children from birth through 5th grade to…

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People who read books may live longer: study

People who read books may live longer: study

People who read books may live longer: study (Getty Images) Bookworms, rejoice! People who read books regularly are likely to live longer than those who do not read at all, a new study has claimed. Researchers at Yale University in the US used data on 3,635 people over 50 years of age participating in a larger health study. Participants were divided into three groups: those who read no books, those who read books up to three and a half hours a week, and those who read books more than three…

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Books To Be Changed So ‘No One Like Kanhaiya Kumar Is Born’: Rajasthan Minister

Books To Be Changed So ‘No One Like Kanhaiya Kumar Is Born’: Rajasthan Minister

JNU Students’ Union President Kanhaiya Kumar was arrested on sedition charge over a controversial event on the campus where anti-India slogans were allegedly raised. JAIPUR:  A Rajasthan minister said that major changes were being made in the school curriculum which would include biographies of freedom fighters to ensure “no one like Kanhaiya Kumar is born” in the state. “To inculcate the feeling of patriotism in students, major changes are being made in the curriculum,” Vasudev Devnani, Minister of State for Education (primary and secondary) said in the assembly on Thursday….

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Freedom 251 Company’s Books to Be Scrutinised: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Freedom 251 Company’s Books to Be Scrutinised: Ravi Shankar Prasad

The Directorate of Enforcement is investigating Ringing Bells, the company that launched the Freedom 251 for alleged contravention of FEMA. Besides, the Corporate Affairs Ministry has ordered scrutiny of the company’s books, while the Department of Electronics and IT (DeitY) is reviewing issues related to Freedom 251 smartphone, touted as world’s cheapest. Responding to queries related to the smartphone, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said: “The government through various departments is taking steps to protect the interest of consumers.” In a written reply to the Lok Sabha, he said a…

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