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More than 100,000 teenagers a year to get mental health training to help them cope with exam stress

More than 100,000 teenagers a year will be given mental health training to help them cope with the pressure of exam and build up their self-esteem, the Prime Minister announces today. Theresa May will unveil plans to make a new mental health awareness course part of the National Citizen Service programme for teenagers in a bid to reduce the levels ... Read More »

Mission Indian Army: Over 3,000 youth from J&K appear for recruitment exam

A written examination for recruitment into the Indian Army was conducted in Jammu and Kashmir and more than 3,000 youth appeared for the same. The exam was conducted for commissioned officers in the Army on Sunday. “The examination was conducted today in which more than 3,000 youth from the state, including 800 from the valley appeared,” a Defence spokesman said. ... Read More »

Over 10,000 people screened for diabetes in Mumbai

IANS | Jan 29, 2017, 01.29 PM IST Over 10,000 people screened for diabetes in Mumbai Over 10,000 people were screened for diabetes and its health implications during a diabetes mela held here on Saturday. The medical camp inaugurated by Maharashtra Education Minister Vinod Tawde, was organised to check the health status of the people here living with the risk ... Read More »

D-Wave’s $15 million quantum computer runs a staggering 2,000 qubits

For D-Wave, the path to quantum computers being widely accepted is similar to the history of today’s computers. The first chips came more than 30 years ago, and Microsoft’s Basic expanded the software infrastructure around PCs. Quantum computers are a new type of computer that can be significantly faster than today’s PCs. They are still decades away from replacing PCs and ... Read More »

DU to hire 4,000 permanent teachers in 2017

The advertisement for the posts will be issued in January,  2017. DU to hire 4,000 permanent teachers in 2017 RELATED STORIES Marks secured in viva-voce will determine admission into M Phil and PhD courses: JNU MEA’s new rules will make passport obtaining process hassle free ‘E-Learn Punjabi’ launched for teaching Punjabi: Punjab Education Board Shah Rukh Khan receives honorary degree ... Read More »

[email protected] Project: More than 10,000 Kerala schools to be on wiki platform

On occasion of Kerala Formation Day, the state government will be re-launching the [email protected] that was designed to impart IT education in schools by setting ‘School Wiki’ on the lines of Wikipedia. Launched on November 1, 2009, School Wiki was inactive for almost two years. As per reports, this project also aims at encouraging knowledge generation and sharing among students ... Read More »

US weekly jobless claims total 263,000 vs 265,000 estimate

The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose less than expected last week, pointing to sustained labor market strength that could push the Federal Reserve closer to raising interest rates. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits increased 2,000 to a seasonally adjusted 263,000 for the week ended Aug. 27, the Labor Department said on Thursday. Claims for the prior ... Read More »

US weekly jobless claims total 261,000 vs 265,000 estimate

Patrick T. Fallon | Bloomberg | Getty Images A job seeker looks at brochures during a Choice Career Fair in Los Angeles. The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, suggesting the labor market was continuing to gain momentum. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits slipped 1,000 to a seasonally adjusted 261,000 for the week ended ... Read More »

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There is no proposal from government to introduce a uniform syllabus in CBSE and state boards as common curriculum  does not consider the local contexts such as culture and language, Lok Sabha was informed on Monday. Multiplicity of curricula and educational resources are desirable across the nation Responding to a question whether the government proposed to introduce a common curriculum, ... Read More »

A new $500,000 iOS bug bounty beats Apple’s offer

A security firm is offering up to $500,000 for information on zero-day vulnerabilities in iOS, surpassing Apple’s bug bounty just days after it was announced. On Tuesday, Texas-based Exodus Intelligence said it will give between $5,000 and $500,000 for zero-day vulnerabilities relating to iOS version 9.3 and higher. These zero-days are software flaws that have gone undetected by Apple, making ... Read More »