Book Review (Business Manager): Knowledge Management by A.B. Kar

At this juncture of progress and prosperity in the world, there is hardly any scope to adhere to stereotyped ideas in respect of technology, techniques, systems and procedures. The bottom line is to survive on global competition with all-round innovation, incubation and inclusion. Knowledge management has a major role in this. Here, this book by A.B. Kar captures the relevance.

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Stress Busting Tips for Teachers

Teaching is a very giving profession but can get stressful at times with deadlines, workloads and assessment work. If all that stress is kept bottled up, it can come out in unhealthy ways like angry outbursts, dizziness, chronic headaches, body aches, poor appetite, irritability, etc.

Woman: An Empowering Shakti

The terms ‘masculine’ and ‘feminine’ are used symmetrically only as a matter of form, as on legal papers. But in reality the relation between the two sexes is not quite as that of two electrical poles. As Simone de Beauvoir stated, ‘Man represents both the positive and neutral’, whereas ‘woman represents only the negative, defined by limiting criteria, without reciprocity’. This division between masculinity and femininity becomes more severe in the context of Indian culture. India, often portrayed as the land of ‘devis’, is a country which is ironically unsafe for its women.

Meet the Authors of the ‘Did You Know’ Series

Did You Know series are four books which explain several interesting facts around us that normally go unnoticed but have a bearing on our day-to-day life. We had a chance to interview the authors of these series – Dr. Chinmoy Kumar Ghosh and Dr. Moumita Das. Here are a few excerpts from our conversation with them.

Sitara Devi, the Kathak Queen

Born to a kathak dancer and Sanskrit scholar father, Sitara Devi had the art of dancing running in her blood. She was a legendary dancer, described by Rabindranath Tagore as ‘Nritya Samragini’ at an early age of sixteen. She was born in Kolkata on 8 November 1920, on the day of Dhanteras, which marks the... Continue Reading →

Workshop on Enhancement in Science Teaching conducted by renowned science resource person Dr. SK Jain and Dr. Shailesh K Jain.

Viva Education organized a workshop on "Enhancement in Science Teaching" conducted by Dr. SK Jain and Dr. Shailesh K Jain, held in Middleton Chamber, Kolkata. The workshop was held for science teachers of ISCE and CBSE board, around 160 teachers from 75 schools in Kolkata and near-by areas attended the workshop.  Content shared in the workshop was... Continue Reading →

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