Rahul Gandhi Backs Agitating Accountancy Students

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday came out in support of agitating accountancy students   NEW DELHI: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday came out in support of agitating accountancy students and said their demand for re-evaluation of answer sheets is justified and should be supported by all political parties. Claiming that their answer sheets were not evaluated properly, students of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) have been protesting outside its central Delhi office here and have demanded a recheck. In a tweet, Rahul Gandhi said, “Across India 12…

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PIL In Delhi High Court For Setting Up KVs In All Tehsils In Country

    The petition was filed by BJP leader Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay.   New Delhi:  A PIL was Friday moved in the Delhi High Court seeking directions to the central government to set up a Kendriya Vidyalaya (KV) in each tehsil of every state in the country. The petition by BJP leader Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay also seeks a direction to the Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD) to make the subject of ‘aims, objects and basic structure of the Constitution’ mandatory for all students of classes I-VIII.  Mr Upadhyay, also…

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CBSE Asks Principals To Come Up With Annual ‘Pedagogical Plans’

CBSE has asked the principals to upload their annual pedagogical plans by September 30, 2019. NEW DELHI:  CBSE or Central Board of Secondary Education, the national level education body, has asked the school principals in their capacity as ‘Pedagogical Leaders’ to come up with an annual plan for the current academic session. The Board has asked the principals to upload their annual pedagogical plans by September 30, 2019. The principals have to take up the role of s leader of learning who must seek out the best of the knowledge they…

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How Technology Can Help Specially-Abled Students Learn Efficiently

Personalization, riding on the back of ed-tech, is finally entering classrooms. Each student needs help to learn efficiently. With a 1:30 student teacher ratio in every classroom in India, it’s difficult to reach out to every child. Among these 30, there are specially-abled students who need tools and personal mentors to excel. “The infrastructure should not be a barrier to their learning. That’s where technology can be used to supplement classroom learning. Ed-tech is trying to fill that gap by providing essential support with the help of assistive technology,” says…

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Chartered Accountants (CA) Intermediate Result Expected Today

CA results 2019: Intermediate results will be out at icaiexam.icai.org, caresults.icai.org, icai.nic.in.   CA Intermediate result 2019: ICAI or Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI), the national level Chartered Accountants regulatory body, is expected to release the CA intermediate result today. According to a statement from the ICAI, the CA Intermediate results will be released either on August 23 or August 24. The results are expected to be released on the official websites affiliated with ICAI, icaiexam.icai.org, caresults.icai.org and icai.nic.in. The Institute released the ICAI CA results for Foundation…

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China Mobile Phone Shipments Fell 6 Percent in March as Economy Slows: CAICT

Shipments of mobile phones to China fell 6 percent in March compared with the same year-earlier month, official figures showed on Wednesday, as slowing economic growth took a toll on the sector. The shipments dropped to 28.4 million units in March from 30.2 million units in March 2018, the China Academy of Information and Communications Technology (CAICT) said. March’s 6 percent slide follows four consecutive months of double-digit declines. The slowdown points to continued pressure on the likes of Apple Inc, which endured a steep drop in China sales in…

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Realme X Review

Realme X price in India starts at Rs. 16,999, but we have the 8GB RAM variant (Rs. 19,999) in for review Highlights The Realme X is powered by a Snapdragon 710 and has up to 8GB of RAM Other than the slightly large size, it scores well in all other areas The 8GB version of the Realme X is priced at Rs. 19,999 Jump To Realme X design Realme X specifications and software Realme X performance and battery life Realme X cameras Verdict Realme introduced a new premium ‘X’ model…

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Horns Are Growing on Young People’s Skulls Due to Phone Use: Research

Photo Credit: Scientific Reports Researchers have documented the prevalence of bone spurs at the back of the skull among young adults. Mobile technology has transformed the way we live – how we read, work, communicate, shop and date. But we already know this. What we have not yet grasped is the way the tiny machines in front of us are remoulding our skeletons, possibly altering not just the behaviours we exhibit but the bodies we inhabit. New research in biomechanics suggests that young people are developing hornlike spikes at the…

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Virgin Galactic Plans First Commercial Space Flight for This Year

Virgin Galactic already has about 700 customers who are each paying roughly Rs. 1.7 crores Highlights Virgin Galactic may actually fly customers to Space sometime this year It is moving to New Mexico Spaceport, relocating 100 employees Founder Richard Branson said he will be among the first passengers to fly Almost 15 years ago, Virgin Group founder Richard Branson made a bet on launching tourists into space from the scrublands of southern New Mexico. Now, he’s about to move the headquarters of his space venture to the so-called “Land of…

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Most of Anti-Satellite Test Debris Has Decayed, Says DRDO Chief

India has said to have chosen a much lower orbit to avoid threat of debris Highlights The anti-satellite test India conducted in March created lots of debris DRDO Chairman G Satheesh Reddy says most debri has decayed He said the rest should all decay in some time as well Most of the debris generated from the anti-satellite test India conducted in March have decayed and rest of it will dissipate in a “short period of time”, Defence Research and Development Organisation’s Chairman G Satheesh Reddy said Friday. He said this…

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