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Britain says stabbing 'atrocity' in town park was terrorism

An unnamed 25-year-old man had been arrested on suspicion of murder and held in police custody

22 Jun 2020 9:05 AM

Gift books, not bouquets: PM Modi urges nation to read, have discussions on NaMo app

PM Modi emphasised the importance of reading while addressing the nation on the first episode of the 'Mann Ki Baat' radio programme

30 Jun 2019 1:38 PM

Don’t fall into the trap of competitive reading!

Books are delightful as they are, so read for the pleasure of reading and not due to compulsion or any pressure.

06 Apr 2019 4:12 PM

Read to your children the old-fashioned way

Parents and kids interact more when reading print books than e-books: Study.

26 Mar 2019 8:18 PM

Better eye-to-hand coordination could make kids smarter: Study

The children's interceptive timing skills tended to predict their attainment in mathematics.

11 Jul 2018 3:20 PM


Not read a book lately? Blame Netflix, says study

The industry should seize the opportunity to present books as an antidote to today's hectic, digital world.

09 Jun 2018 5:57 PM

Millennials prefer physical books over digital versions: Study

Psychological ownership is important in peoples perception of how they value certain products or services or objects.

23 May 2018 3:33 PM

Language important for success in later years

Language is the ability to deploy those words and use complex syntax and grammar to communicate in speech and writing.

19 May 2018 12:07 PM

Reading crime novels helps relieve symptoms of depression, says study

While not exactly a cure, experts believe that reading is effective and could reduce reliance on antidepressants in many cases.

20 Feb 2018 12:53 PM

Kids who get moving may also get better grades

The authors also looked at whether the effect of exercise differed across academic subjects.

09 Dec 2017 1:46 PM


Reading information aloud to yourself boosts memory

The study found that speaking text aloud helps to get words into long-term memory.

03 Dec 2017 8:00 AM

Study shows that horses too can read our body language

Research find horses can tell the difference between dominant and submissive body postures in humans, even when they don’t know the people.

04 Nov 2017 9:14 AM

Reading can make you feel more empathy for others: study

The study opens up the possibility that exposure to narrative storytelling can have a widespread effect on triggering empathy.

09 Oct 2017 3:32 PM

Most children with reading difficulties may have hearing problems

According to study, more awareness of youngsters' hearing problems might help kids to receive more structured support to improve skills.

09 Oct 2017 8:45 AM

‘Pen’chant for letters

Just 12, Agnivesh has authored 10 books and won a fourth degree black belt. And that’s not all.

17 Mar 2017 12:17 AM


You can read 200 books in the time spent on internet

Not being too picky and reading as much as possible can help read instead of spending time on social media.

13 Feb 2017 3:16 PM