Congress Demands CBSE Take Back Decision Of Board Fees Hike

The CBSE on Sunday increased the fees of class 10 and class 12 board examinations   NEW DELHI: The Congress on Monday demanded that the CBSE take back the decision to hike fees of class 10 and 12 board examination, alleging that it was yet another attempt by the BJP government to target SC/ST communities. Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said after according step-motherly treatment to Dalits and tribals, the BJP government is now targeting the young generation by raising the fees of board examinations. He said this is yet another attempt…

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IIT Kharagpur Researchers Develop Low-Cost Blood Test Device

The key aspect of the kit is operational simplicity and extremely low running cost.   KOLKATA: Researchers from IIT Kharagpur have developed a low-cost diagnostic device which can perform various pathological tests by using blood taken from a finger prick. The device requires only a paper strip based kit integrated with a smartphone to enable analytics and readout functions and an LED light for imaging, an IIT KGP statement said on Tuesday. The key aspect of the kit, developed by a research team led by Professor Suman Chakraborty, is operational simplicity and extremely…

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