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CBSE Announces exemption to opt Maths in 11th, compartment exam soon

CBSE Announces exemption to opt Maths in 11th, compartment exam soon

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NEW DELHI : The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has made a big decision that the students have the opportunity to opt for the Maths Subject in the 11th, even when they had not taken this subject in the 10th. In this regard, the board has also clarified that this exemption is being given only for this year. For this, CBSE has instructed the school principals to check that students who opt for Maths Subject in 11th have the ability to pursue it. Actually, this decision has been taken because of the Kovid-19 infection. Rules started from 2019 According to the rules of CBSE in 11th and 12th, students could take the subject of Maths, who have studied standard mathematics in 10th. At the same time, those who do not want to study mathematics in higher studies, they study basic maths. ...
UPSC Gears up Personaltiy Tests for the Civil Services Examination 2019

UPSC Gears up Personaltiy Tests for the Civil Services Examination 2019

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New Delhi : The Union Public Service Commission was in the midst of conducting the Personality Tests (PTs)/Interviews for 2,304 candidates for the Civil Services Examination, 2019 (CSE-2019) when the Government of India decided to impose a lockdown to contain the spread of COVID-19. The Commission also reviewed the position and decided to defer the remaining PT Boards for 623 candidates of the CSE-2019 from 23.03.2020 onwards. With gradual lifting of the lockdown, the Commission has decided to hold the PTs for the remaining candidates from 20th to 30th of July, 2020 and all the candidates have been suitably informed in advance. In order to address the safety and health concerns of the candidates, expert advisers and staff of the Commission, suitable arrangements have been...
INSPIRE faculty develops a tool to identify colon cancer  from body fluids like blood, urine, and feces

INSPIRE faculty develops a tool to identify colon cancer from body fluids like blood, urine, and feces

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New Delhi: Colorectal cancer that affects the large intestine (colon) and rectum is the 5th leading cause of cancer death in India, mainly because late detection minimizes chances of recovery. In the last decade, the country has witnessed a rapid increase in the rate of colorectal cancer among younger people due to poor dietary habits, lack of physical activity, obesity, increased alcohol consumption, and chronic smoking. The current detection methods need invasive biopsies, and subsequent evaluation requires special expertise. The delay in the timely detection of the disease limits access to rapid and affordable treatment. Dr. Tatini Rakshit from S. N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences,a recipient of the INSPIRE Faculty Fellowship Award instituted by the Department of Scien...
Consumer Protection Act, 2019 comes into force from 20th July

Consumer Protection Act, 2019 comes into force from 20th July

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New Delhi : The Consumer Protection Act,2019 comes in to force from today i.e. 20th July 2020. While briefing the media about the Consumer Protection Act, 2019 through video conference here today, the Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution Shri Ram Vilas Paswan said that this new Act will empower consumers and help them in protecting their rights through its various notified Rules and provisions like Consumer Protection Councils, Consumer Disputes Redressal Commissions, Mediation, Product Liability and punishment for manufacture or sale of products containing adulterant / spurious goods. He said that the Act includes establishment of the Central Consumer Protection Authority (CCPA) to promote, protect and enforce the rights of consumers.  The CCPA ...
PM Narendra Modi interacts with IBM CEO Arvind Krishna

PM Narendra Modi interacts with IBM CEO Arvind Krishna

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New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacted with IBM CEO Arvind Krishna via video conferencing today. Prime Minister congratulated Shri Arvind Krishna for becoming the global head of IBM earlier this year. He mentioned the strong connect of IBM with India and its huge presence in the country, with over one lakh people working across 20 cities in the company. Talking about the impact of COVID on business culture, Prime Minister said that ‘work from home’ is being adopted in a big way and the government is constantly working towards providing infrastructure, connectivity and regulatory environment to ensure that this technological shift is smooth. He also discussed the technologies associated and challenges involved in the recent decision of IBM to make 75% of its employees to...
Central Board of Secondary Education declares 12th Result of 2020

Central Board of Secondary Education declares 12th Result of 2020

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NEW DELHI :   Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has declared the class 12th result of 2020 exams. Now Students can check their marks on the official websites of CBSE at www.cbse.nic.in or cbseresults.nic.in. Just after declaration of the result the website has  crashed due to heavy traffic as thousands os students and parents tried to search . CBSE 12th Result 2020 Statistics Total students registered -1203595 Total students appeared - 1192961 Total passed - 1059080 Pass percentage - 88.78 Increase in pass percentage - 5.38%   It is said that students can check their scores on various other sources . The scores are available at UMANG app, alternate websites, Microsoft SMS organiser app, IVRS and other platforms. The students will have to fill up their login c...
NSNIS Patiala announces relaxation in admission criteria of coaching course to allow more eminent athletes

NSNIS Patiala announces relaxation in admission criteria of coaching course to allow more eminent athletes

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New Delhi : In a first-time endeavour, 46 eminent athletes, men and women, will get direct admission to the flagship Diploma Course in Sports Coaching at the Netaji Subhas National Institute of Sports (NSNIS) in Patiala, from the session of 2020-21 onwards. This decision was announced by Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports, Shri. Kiren Rijiju in May. Now, with an effort to ensure larger participation from eminent athletes in the course, it has been decided to relax a few of the admission criteria earlier stated. While the educational qualification from entry to the course remains 10+2 for all eminent athletes, changes have been brought about in the sports achievements criteria so as to allow more Asian and Commonwealth medallists and participants of Senior World Championships to...
Vice President advises DU to continue the present quota procedure of seats for the talented artists

Vice President advises DU to continue the present quota procedure of seats for the talented artists

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New Delhi : The Vice Presdient, M. Venkaiah Naidu today advised the authorities of Delhi University to review the decision relating to quota for extra-curricular activities and continue the present quota procedure by earmarking seats for the talented artists. The Vice President made this suggestion after receiving numerous requests on this issue from Members of Parliament and prominent artists. Shri Naidu, who is also the Chancellor of the University of Delhi, made these remarks in a meeting with the Pro-Vice Chancellor & Dean Colleges, Delhi University who called on the Vice President today morning. They briefed him about various issues including the issue of Extra Curricular Activities quota for admission to first year college. The Vice President was earlier also briefed on this...
Smart Cities Mission opens registration for India Cycles4Change Challenge

Smart Cities Mission opens registration for India Cycles4Change Challenge

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New Delhi : The Smart Cities Mission opened the registration for India Cycles4Change Challenge on 10th July, 2020. The challenge was launched on 25th June, 2020 by Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister of State (Independent Charge), Housing and Urban Affairs. The event was marked by description of the Challenge brief and launch of the online portal for submission of application for participating cities. The event was attended by over 450 participants, including CEOs of Smart Cities, Commissioners, city officials, civil society organizations, experts, and citizens.             The Challenge aims to help cities connect with their citizens as well as experts to develop a unified vision to promote cycling. Cities are encouraged to collaborate w...
India is a power-house of talent that is eager to contribute : Narendra Modi

India is a power-house of talent that is eager to contribute : Narendra Modi

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NEW DELHI : Prime Minister Narendra Modi today addressed the inaugural session of India Global week via video-conference. Referring to the current times of crisis, the Prime Minister said India would play a leading role in the global revival. He said that this is closely linked with two factors. First is - Indian talent and second is India's ability to reform and rejuvenate. He elaborated that world over, the contribution of India's talent-force is highly recognised, especially the contribution of the Indian tech industry and tech professionals.   He described India as a power-house of talent that is eager to contribute. He added that Indians are natural reformers and history has shown that India has overcome every challenge, be it social or economic. He said that when India tal...