The recent slowdown in GDP growth and some of its causes are not unique to India. While a lot of our problems appear homegrown, it is interesting to note that several emerging economies are facing similar downturns.
A new study suggests that intelligence is more about what the brain chooses to ignore than simply its ability to process information rapidly. The research, which was published in the journal Current Biology, suggests new ways of testing intelligence that may be less biased by cultural knowledge— as many have claimed other IQ tests are. It may also help to explain the profound intellectual talents of some autistic people. “It’s a really interesting potential new paradigm,” says Scott Barry Kaufman, adjunct assistant professor of psychology at New York University, who was not associated with the research. - See more at: http://www.cat100.in/reading-comprehension-desc.php?id=269
Born in 1900, raised in a traditional Jewish family on a farm in the east of Poland, Lemkin trained as a lawyer in Warsaw and Berlin. While studying in the German capital, he was deeply moved by the 1921 trial of Soghomon Tehlirian for assassinating Taalat Bey, one of the architects of what we now know as the Armenian genocide. http://www.cat100.in/reading-comprehension-desc.php?id=262
Bo Xilai, the politician who fell from the heights of China's elite, took a pugnacious stand on Thursday in the opening session of China's most closely watched trial in decades, denying that he took millions of dollars in bribes and ridiculing his wife's testimony against him.
Every time you remain busy in your tasks, still some tasks are pending. Does this happen with you frequently? If it so, then you must check out where are you lagging in. There is a need to manage your time. Managing time is an art who knows about it he/she can manage everything meticulously.
Words are fascinating especially when they travel. As travelling facts they acquire new properties and even new personalities. One thinks particularly of English words in India. They acquire an Alice in Wonderland quality where one keeps wondering whether they ever mean what they say.
Recently, Jatiya Sangsad of Bangladesh got its first woman speaker. Who is she? A. Dr. Shirin Sharmin Chawdhury B. Begum Khaleda Zia C. Dr. Dipu Moni D. Matia Chowdhury - See more at: http://www.cat100.in/gk-quiz-desc.php?id=24
When did the Second World War end? In the absence of a formal peace treaty in 1945, we celebrate on the dates of military surrender—V-E Day (May 8), or V-J Day (August 15). But in a sense, it would be better to see December 9-10, 1948, as when the war came to an end.