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DPS Finds New Ways to Charge ‘Re-Admission’ Fee From Existing Students

With huge competition among the students to join good colleges especially for the Plus Two system under CBSE, Delhi Public School chain has hit upon the idea of charging continuing students an entirely new ‘re-admission fee’ of Rs.25,000. While in the past Rs.18,000 was charged from the students seeking to continue in DPS, the Bangalore-South school had assured the parents ...

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Historical Fiction “The Curse Of Damini” Released on Nirbhaya’s Death Anniversary

Debajani Mohanty marks her debut in the world of historical fiction with the release of her novel “The Curse of Damini” published by Penguin Partridge. The novel that blends romance, thriller and some real incidents of India’s past has been released at India International Center, Delhi on 29th December, the 3rd death anniversary of Nirbhaya by Nirbhaya’s parents Shri Badrinath ...

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IIT Coaching Fees: A Glance at How Much They Charge

On Sunday, FIIT-JEE conducted an entrance exam all over the world not for engineering seats but for its coaching in collaboration with several local colleges all over major cities and more than one lakh students reportedly appeared, While reports negligence to inform parents and harassment meted out by parents and students, the fees is a whopping 4.5 lakhs per 2-year ...

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FIIT-JEE Talent Reward (FTRE) Exam Turns Nightmare for Students, Parents

Come Sunday, students entering higher classes from fifth onwards to 12th standard face similar pressure — entering IIT (Indian Institute of Technology) via mushrooming coaching centres and FIIT-JEE tops them all in terms of fees and cramming pressure. To attract more gullible parents, the Delhi-based coaching behemoth has even started a screening test for lakhs of students charging them Rs.750 ...

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Changes in Teenagers’ Brains Not Negative But Faster, Productive: UCLA Study

All over the world, adolescence get a bad rap with parents grappling with their behavior changes, mood swings and raging hormones, of immaturity and rebellion. Daniel J. Siegel, clinical professor of psychiatry at UCLA, however, says that it is all wrong. In his best-selling book, “Brainstorm: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain,” Siegel writes about new findings to ...

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Anxiety is in Genes, Passed on from Anxious Parents: Study

Anxious parents are more likely to have anxious offspring, says a new study based on its finding from monkeys that would throw light into the possibility of developing anxiety and depression on hereditary basis. The study from the Department of Psychiatry and the Health Emotions Research Institute at the University of Wisconsin-Madison shows how an over-active brain circuit involving three ...

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Parents trained to take care of austistic kids excel: Report

More than taking care of autistic children, their parents do require training to take care of such children with specific strategy to overcome their tantrums, aggression, self-injury and non-compliance, said a new research. Autism sprectrum disorder (ASD) is a special condition that begins early in childhood and parents often undergo stress and despair to take care of them. These children ...

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Meet Benjamin, ‘miracle baby’ who survived 5 cardiac arrests, 2 bowel operations

#NigerianDailyNews Celebrating his 1st birthday, the baby born at just 1lb 3oz: 'Miracle baby' Benjamin … http://t.co/B1Nfs6GjPM #news— #BringBackOurGirls (@NG_DailyNews) April 8, 2015 The miracle baby who was born a year ago to Taniya and steve Benjamin Astbury through IVF in North Wales, UK is back in news for surviving despite 10% chance initially. He was born 12 weeks ahead ...

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Parents Prefer Late School Timings: Survey

About half of the parents in the US support later school timings for their teenagers, shows a survey, which could be true in many parts of the world. The University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on Children’s Health was conducted in November/December 2014, following last year’s recommendation from the American Academy of Paediatrics (AAP) that middle and ...

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Bangalore Sees Another 2-Year-Old Girl Molested, Suspect Immediately Arrested

Bangalore cannot escape being in news for rape and girl child abuse almost on a daily basis, as in less than a week after last week’s Orchid International school incident, another two-year-old girl child was allegedly molested on Sunday at a playground in the city, and police were quick to arrest the suspect. “We have arrested the accused Suresh, 29, on ...

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Learn how to limit screen time for kids

It is no longer just the television or the computer that young children are glued to these days as smart phones and tablets have made it even more difficult for parents to limit the screen time for their kids. Researchers have now found setting limits by location (banning media devices in the bedroom or at mealtime), rather than counting the ...

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