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CBSE to Announce Date of Calss 12 Exam Results Soon: Minister

Union Minister for Human Resource Development, Prakash Javadekar addressing at the “Buddha Jayanti Celebration 2017”, organised by the Ministry of Culture, in New Delhi on May 10, 2017. (PIB)

Amid hyped media speculation over the date of announcement of CBSE Class 12 Exam 2017 results, Union HRD minister Prakash Javadekar on Thursday tried to assure the anxious parents and students that both the class 10 and 12 board exams will be declared soon, though without revealing the exact date. This year’s Class 12 and Class 10 results of CBSE ...

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CBSE Class 12 Results: PIL on Moderation Marks Keeps Board in Dilemma

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The Delhi High Court on Monday asked CBSE why it cannot defer the implementation of “No Grace Marks” policy to next years as many state boards have decided to postpone it to 2018, a decisiion that may affect CBSE students and Delhi students in particular. The Delhi High Court bench termed the CBSE decision to scrap “moderation” marks from this ...

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ISRO postpones Demo Re-Usable Launch Vehicle Lift-off

Originally scheduled to be launched today, the prestigious Reusable Launch Vehicle-Technology Demonstrator (RLV-TD) being developed by Thumba-based Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC) was delayed to April 2016 due to technical snags, said the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). RLV(TD) is miniscule prototype of India’s space shuttle that can return to earth after lofting off satellites in their orbit. More than ...

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Torrential Rains Hit Chennai, Flights Cancelled, PM Calls up Jayalalithaa

As torrential rains hit Chennai since yesterday, all flights to and from Chennai airport have been cancelled, said Deepak Shastri, director of the airport, adding that the floodwaters have reached the level of undercarriage of aircraft. Since flights cannot take off unless the water levels recede, he said it could take few more days. Even city-based local trains and inter-state ...

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Sridevi Furious on Cuts in ‘Puli’, Walks Out Without Dubbing, Release on Sept. 17 in Question

Versatile actress Sridevi Kapoor, popularly known as Sridevi is in news for her upcoming Tamil fantasy adventure film “Puli” starring Vijay but the brouhaha has been cut short with the actress refusing to take up dubbing for the film. Sridevi is playing a queen ‘Saumya Devi’ the Tamil film ‘Puli’ and she had reportedly refused the iconic role of Sivagami, played ...

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Watch Live as Japan All Set to Launch Cargo Mission to ISS

  The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) is all set to launch the twice-postponed cargo mission to International Space Station via its H-II Transport Vehicle (HTV)-5 in few hours from now on Wednesday, Aug. 19 at 7:50 am ET. Watch it live on NASA TV. JAXA, one of the partners of the ISS mission, is delaying the launch from the ...

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Did Rohit Shetty Bribe former Censor Board chief?

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No one would have bothered whether Rohit Shetty bribed the Censor Board members to get his popular hit film ‘Singham Returns’cleared just before the Independence Day last year. But now that the CBI is pondering the issue whether to register a case against the Bollywood’s most successful producer and director, it has hit the roof wondering whether the move is ...

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‘Jurassic World’ Mints $1Billion in Box Office, Surpasses ‘Furious 7’ Record, All Eyes on Japan Next

“Jurassic World” has crossed the $1 billion mark worldwide today, Monday, June 22 as expected in a short span of 13 days compared to “Furious 7” that took 17 days to accomplish the feat. Directed by Colin Trevorrow, “Jurassic World” stars chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard among many dinosaurs and hundrds of extras making it a mammoth gathering for a ...

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Mangalyaan Faces 14-Day Blackout on Mars, NASA’s MAVEN Too

Beginning today, ISRO’s Mangalyaan or Mars Orbiter Mission will face “blackout” with snapped up communication from the satellite and NASA’s MAVEN too will face similar situation as the Red Planet will pass behind the Sun in what is called “Solar Conjunction” for 14 days. The solar conjunction, that occures every 26 months, will make NASA’s rovers Curiosity and Opportunity remain incommunicado ...

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Jayalalithaa to be Sworn-in Tomorrow as Tamil Nadu CM Again

AIADMK leader J. Jayalalithaa will return as Tamil Nadu chief minister once again with the oath taking ceremony scheduled to be held in Chennai at 11 am on Saturday, May 23, 2015, eight months after she quit following her conviction in a Bangalore court over unaccounted assets. Tamil Nadu Governor K Rosaiah will administer the oath tomorrow at the Centenary ...

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Monsoon Forecast: Onset of Southwest Monsoon Around May 30 Likely

Every year, the onset of southwest monsoon over Kerala signals the arrival of monsoon over the Indian subcontinent and represents beginning of rainy season over the region and as per the practice, ESSO-India Meteorological Department (IMD) has been issuing forecasts using an indigenously developed statistical model, using six predictors. The predictors to forecast wouthwest monsoon include: i) Minimum Temperature over ...

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Short Circuit Delays CERN’s Hunt for Dark Matter Indefinitely

In a rare occurrence of a short-circuit, CERN has delayed its much-anticipated re-start of the world’s largest proton smasher indefinitely. The particle-hunting Large Hadron Collider (LHC) was cooled in the last two years to double its energy and was planned for a re-start on Monday but the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN) said on Wednesday that the error found ...

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ISRO pondering ways to fix glitch in IRNSS-1D telemetry transmitter

After dismounting the 1,425kg IRNSS-1D satellite from the PSLV-27 rocket, ISRO scientists are pondering the ways to fix the problem transmitter to set right the glitch with minimum dismantling possible. The satellite was set for launch on March 9 evening by the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle-27 (PSLV-XL) but the glitch in its telemetry transmitter has delayed the schedule further. “We ...

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SpaceX to Try ‘Risky Rocket Recovery’ Again This Morning

Though failed two months ago, SpaceX is unrelented to try again its ambitious “risky rocket recovery” by provisioning its first stage to detach and land back on earth on a floating hovership in the sea. The SpaceX is hoping that the risky landing on a sea platform would make its future launches more re-usable and its Falcon 9’s liftoff was ...

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Delhi Fog Delays Arrival of 51 Trains Today, Some Cancelled

Over 50 trains were delayed Tuesday due to fog in Delhi, forcing cancellation of few others, said an official as the national capital is experiencing cloudy weather. According to an official of the Northern Railway, 51 trains coming to the city were delayed while the departure time of six trains was rescheduled and six other trains were cancelled. “There was ...

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Twitter apologizes, says timeline issue resolved now

Social media website Twitter Inc said on Tuesday that it has fully resolved the issue of delayed tweets on users’ timelines on Monday night from 1651 PST to 1830 PST on Monday (from 0051 GMT to 0230 GMT Tuesday). Users of Twitter, which sends out tweets of 140-character messages, have complained of the delay in sending the messages by over ...

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More than half people ignore early cancer symptoms: study

People often prefer to dismissing potential warning signs of cancer, thereby putting their lives at risk, says a new study, attributing it possible fear psychosis. In the study involving 1,700 people, more than half (53 percent) said they had experienced at least one red-flag cancer ‘alarm’ symptom during the previous three months, but only two percent of them thought that ...

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