CBSE board exams may start from Feb 15 and end in March from next year

CBSE board exams may start from Feb 15 and end in March from next year

Class 10 and 12 board examinations conducted by the CBSE may start from mid-February rather than March to provide more time for the evaluation of answer scripts, sources said. According to a senior CBSE official, a committee being set up to suggest systemic changes in the evaluation process followed by CBSE for board exams will explore this aspect. “At present, the exams start on March 1 and usually go on for a month. This also coincides with the start of summer vacations and hence, a number of teachers go on…

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Sleep on it: Indulge in weekend lie-ins to stay healthy

Sleep on it: Indulge in weekend lie-ins to stay healthy

Catching up on lost sleep over weekends may help people keep their weight down, according to a study. Not getting enough sleep can disrupt hormones and metabolism and is known to increase the risk of obesity , researchers wrote in the journal `Sleep’. “Short sleep, usually causing sleep debt, is common and inevitable in many cases, and is a risk factor for obesity, hypertension, coronary heart disease, as well as mortality ,” lead author Chang-Ho Yun of the Seoul National University Budang Hospital said. Sleeping in may be better than…

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Prenatal Exposure to Smoke & Alcohol May Trigger Aggressive Behaviour in Kids

Prenatal Exposure to Smoke & Alcohol May Trigger Aggressive Behaviour in Kids

Pregnancy is a very sensitive period of time that plays an important role in not just your newborn’s physical but also mental health. The nourishment that a mother gets is transmitted to the baby and so are negative effects of certain habits like smoking, drinking alcohol and taking too much stress. While some believe that you must completely avoid alcohol and also smoking cigarettes during pregnancy, some say that an occasional drink may be alright. But a new study, conducted by researchers from King’s College London and the University of…

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For Rent: Eclectic Art Deco Spanish home for lease in Highland Park

For Rent: Eclectic Art Deco Spanish home for lease in Highland Park

Newly Upgraded, Ready-To-Move-in, eclectic Art-Deco Spanish Home located in the heart of Highland Park 90042. An easy walk into the York Blvd Retail/Restaurant District. Great for anyone that wants a super quiet, cozy home with expansive city views. All the conveniences of a modern-day home, plus unique and tasteful decorative nuances of the past. Owner has just finished extensive renovations throughout the entire house, including new kitchen upholstery breakfast nook, refurbished hardwood floors, updated bathroom, interior paint, brand new patio decking + fencing. Other features include: large two-car garage, massive…

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Sony Xperia XZ Premium Goes on Sale in India at Rs. 59,990

Sony Xperia XZ Premium Goes on Sale in India at Rs. 59,990

The new Sony Xperia XZ Premium, which had been launched earlier this month, has gone on sale in India. Sony Xperia XZ Premium, priced in India at Rs. 59,990 (best buy price), is now available to buy via Amazon India, Sony Centres, and select retail outlets across the country. Interested users can head to Amazon India to buy the Sony Xperia XZ Premium, which is available in two colours: Luminuous Chrome currently on sale, and Deep Sea Black in stock from Wednesday. With Sony Xperia XZ Premium availability in India,…

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Chandigarh govt schools register over 6% rise in pass figures

Chandigarh govt schools register over 6% rise in pass figures

With 982 students failing the Class-12 board exams and 1,790 out of a total 10,742 getting compartments this year, city government schools were still able to witness a rise of 6.41% in the pass percentage compared to last year. Going by the individual results compiled by the district education office (DEO), out of 39 Government Model Senior Secondary Schools, 29 performed better than last year, which helped the overall result to improve from 68.31% pass percentage in 2016 to 74.72% in 2017. Also, only 341 of them had managed to…

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Interesting Facts About IIT That Will Make You Fall in Love with The Institution

Interesting Facts About IIT That Will Make You Fall in Love with The Institution

Studying in an IIT is a dream for many. From putting in the best of the efforts to finding the finest coaching institute that uses excellent teaching methodologies including mock tests, helping the students easily apply for JEE online, online studying options like Aakash iTutorand providing them with the required study material, students do it all to get a step closer to their dream of studying in an IIT. Rated as the best tech institute of the country, IIT is the hub for toppers and is equipped with the best…

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Kaspersky Files Antitrust Complaints Against Microsoft in Europe

Kaspersky Files Antitrust Complaints Against Microsoft in Europe

Russian security software maker Kaspersky Lab has filed antitrust complaints against Microsoft with the European Commission and the German federal cartel office, it said in a statement on Tuesday. Kaspersky Lab says that Microsoft is abusing its dominance in the PC operating system market, creating obstacles for independent software security vendors by distributing its own Defender anti-virus software with the ubiquitous Windows operating system. Microsoft said in a statement on Tuesday that it had not violated any laws. “Microsoft’s primary objective is to keep customers protected,” the company said in…

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Apple iCloud Halves Price of 2TB Storage Tier, Family Sharing Arriving in iOS 11 and macOS High Sierra

Apple iCloud Halves Price of 2TB Storage Tier, Family Sharing Arriving in iOS 11 and macOS High Sierra

At its WWDC developer conference on Monday, Apple took the stage to announce a major overhaul to its various operating systems. It announced a new and improved iOS 11, in addition to macOS High Sierra, watchOS 4, and a better tvOS with Amazon Prime Video support. While these updates are major, the Cupertino giant also brought some minor changes to its iCloud storage plans. Apple iCloud has removed the 1TB storage tier, replacing it with the 2TB tier. Formerly priced at $19.99, it is now available for the $9.99 per…

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Yu Yureka Black Goes on Sale in India via Flipkart

Yu Yureka Black Goes on Sale in India via Flipkart

The Yu Yureka Black has gone on sale in India via Flipkart from Tuesday. The Yureka Black is the latest offering from Micromax’s Yu Televentures, the first smartphone from its stables in more than six months. The smartphone was launched in Chrome Black and Matte Black colour variants. The Yu Yureka Black price in India is Rs. 8,999, and it competes with the Xiaomi Redmi 4 and Coolpad Note 3 Lite. Though it runs the dated Android 6.0 Marshmallow, the Yu Yureka Black packs a few software features. These include…

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