Archive for: March, 2018

Raj Thackeray asks students to boycott CBSE re-examination

New Delhi/Mumbai: Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray on Friday asked students not to sit for Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) re-examination after the education board decided to re-conduct the test of leaked papers. The Economics question paper of class XII and Maths question paper of class X were allegedly leaked on social media hours […]

AI can better predict biological age via smartphone data

Moscow: Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology can produce improved digital biomarkers of ageing and frailty via gathering physical activity data from smartphones and other wearables, a new study suggests. According to the researchers from the longevity biotech company GERO and Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT), AI is a powerful tool in pattern recognition and […]

Javadekar seeks students’ help in making exams leakproof

Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar on Friday asked the students across the country to find an effective solution to prevent examination paper leaks in future. Speaking at the inaugural ceremony of Smart India Hackathon 2018 held at Delhi, the Union Minister said that he is facing a challenge to solve the issue of […]

Class 12 re-test on April 25, Class 10 only in Delhi, NCR

New Delhi: Amid outrage over leak of CBSE question papers, the government on Friday said re-examination of Class 10 maths paper will be held only in Delhi, NCR and Haryana, “if at all”, while fresh Class 12 test for economics students will be conducted on April 25. Anil Swarup, Secretary School Education in Union Human Resources […]

Hyderabad hottest day records 39.7 degrees Celsius

Hyderabad: The temperature in Hyderabad is rising day by day more than the last year. Met officials confirmed Thursday to be season’s hottest day of the year with a temperature of 39.7 degrees Celsius, over three-degree above the normal temperature for the month. As per private weather forecasting agencies, the city has been witnessing the […]

Over 100 Monkeys die of suspected Poisoning in one Week in UP

AMROHA, UTTAR PRADESH: Over 100 monkeys died in the last week at Dabarsi village in Uttar Pradesh’s Amroha district. Preliminary reports suggest that the monkeys were poisoned. However, the residents of the village alleged that the monkeys died after they consumed ‘chowmein chutney’. The forest department are conducting an investigation into the matter. The actual […]

Anna Hazare breaks fast after government assurance

New Delhi: Social activist Anna Hazare on Thursday called off his hunger strike in support of his demands as the Central government sought six months to deal with his demands on fair crop prices, Lokpal appointment and electoral reforms. “The government has agreed to demand on crop prices and agreed to take steps on the […]

Cauvery row: As SC deadline approaches, TN CM holds meetings

Chennai: With the Supreme Court deadline to set up the Cauvery Management Board (CMB) and the Cauvery Water Regulatory Committee (CWRC) approaching, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Thursday chaired a high-level meeting to discuss the next course of action on the river water sharing issue. Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam and other senior Ministers […]

CM KCR congratulates ISRO on GSAT-6A launch

 Hyderabad: Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao congratulated ISRO scientists for successful launch of the GSAT-6A by GSLV-F08, a high power S-band communication satellite configured around I-2K bus from SDSC SHAR, Shriharikota. The Chief Minister praised the hard work and brilliance of the scientists.

Telangana Council adjourned sine die

Hyderabad: The Telangana State Legislative Council was adjourned sine die here on Thursday. During the 13 working days of budget session, the Council functioned for 48 hours and 40 minutes. Besides presentation of budget for 2018-19, Appropriation Bill and CAG Reports, 11 Bills were also passed by the Council. As many 92 Starred Questions were answered […]

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