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Parliament passes bill to allow 11 lakh RTE teachers time till 2019 to acquire required qualification

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Eleven lakh teachers appointed till March 2015 under the Right to Education (RTE) Act will now get time till 2019 to acquire the prescribed minimum qualifications for firming up their appointments as Parliament today passed a bill in this regard. The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (Amendment) Bill,… Read more »

For the University of Mumbai, at 160, it’s time to introspect

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A liberal education aims at the ‘making of men’, said Sir Raymond West, vice-chancellor of the University of Bombay, speaking in the convocation address in July 1882. “It [education] is not to be diverted into a process of manufacturing human tools wonderfully adroit in the exercise of some technical industry,… Read more »

Time to end the social stigma attached to test-tube babies

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When South Delhi resident Pariniti Ahuja and her husband decided to go in for in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) after 10 years of marriage, they informed their immediate family first. Ahuja’s in-laws were a bit concerned initially . “They asked me, ‘Bachcha to tum log ka hi hai na?’ (It is your child, right?),”… Read more »

PU CET UG result 2017 date and time: Results to be out at puchd.ac.in

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PU CET UG result 2017: Panjab University is likely to release the merit list for admission in the undergraduate Common Entrance Test (CET) 2017 today at puchd.ac.in. Students who have appeared for this exam can check their results from the official website of the university (see steps below to know… Read more »

Oxford student solves JEE question paper in half the time, gets abused by angry Indians

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Quora user Jack Fraser was at the receiving end of vicious online harassment after he reportedly solved a Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) question paper in “a third of the allowed time, and with 100% correct answers”. Fraser, a third year Physics student at the University of Oxford, said he attempted… Read more »

4 Tips to Keep In Mind If You're Ordering Sushi for the First Time

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If you have never eaten or experienced this 2000-year old Japanese delicacy before, it’s perfectly normal to be overwhelmed by the exquisite ingredients used for its preparation and presentation.The holistic experience of eating sushi is influenced not only by how it’s prepared, but also by how one eats it. Here are some… Read more »

Harvard’s secretive social clubs: Time for them to finally wind up?

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A committee is considering a recommendation that could fundamentally change the social fabric of Harvard. The committee, of faculty and staff members and students, suggested calling for numerous exclusive social clubs — including the secretive “final clubs,” fraternities and sororities — to be “phased out” over the next five years…. Read more »

Goodbye carbs, hello high fats: the Atkins diet is back, and this time it's called Keto

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Carbs, the saint or the sinner? It’s the part of our food that gives us fast energy when we most need it – but cutting out the carbs has long been seen as a quick way to lose that blubber around your belly. The keto diet is the latest low-carb… Read more »