CBSE Class 10 Board Exam: Assessment scheme revised

Meanwhile, the new assessment scheme would be applicable from commencing academic session 2017-18. CBSE Class 10 Board Exam           In a bid to bring about changes in the school curriculum, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has announced to remodel assessment scheme of Class 10 Board examination. According to reports, the change in assessment would apply for schools offering vocational subject as compulsory subject under National Skills Qualifications Framework (NSQF) scheme. Meanwhile, the new assessment scheme would be applicable from commencing academic session 2017-18. Read:…

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iPhone 10 Year Anniversary: Apple CEO Tim Cook Says ‘Best Is Yet to Come’

It all started ten years ago when Apple CEO Steve Jobs took centre stage at MacWorld 2007 in San Francisco to introduce the first ever iPhone. 2017 is a big year for Apple as it marks the tenth anniversary of the revolutionary mobile device, but January 9 is even more special, as it is the day Jobs took the stage to unveil it for the first time ever. In commemoration, Apple has issued a press release highlighting the journey of what it claims is the “gold standard” in the smartphone…

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New Brunswick secures $230M more for health care from Ottawa over 10 years

New Brunswick has secured $230 million more for health care from the federal government over the next decade, Premier Brian Gallant announced today. The bilateral deal — the first reached since talks between federal and provincial governments broke down earlier this week — includes funding for home care and mental health, he said at a news conference in Fredericton. It represents an estimated annual increase of 4.1 per cent — “the middle ground” between the 3.5 per cent that the federal government had been offering and the provinces’ counter-offer of 5.2 per…

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National Education Policy panel in around 10 days: Javadekar

The government is set to announce a committee headed by an eminent educationist in the next 10 days which would to draft the National Education Policy (NEP), HRD minister Prakash Javadekar said today. The ministry has already held comprehensive discussions with all the stakeholders including the states, educational institutes, parliamentarians and experts, he said, adding even the recommendations of TSR Subramanian committee will be considered as an “input”. “We will have a committee headed by an eminent educationist in the next 10 days… We are discussing some names but we also…

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U.S. Health Spending in 2015 Averaged Nearly $10,000 Per Person

WASHINGTON — Total spending on health care in the United States increased last year at the fastest rate since the 2008 recession, reaching $3.2 trillion, or an average of nearly $10,000 a person, the Department of Health and Human Services reported on Friday. The growth coincided with continuing increases in the number of Americans with insurance coverage, through private health plans or Medicaid. Federal spending on health care has increased by 21 percent over the past two years, as millions of Americans gained coverage through the Affordable Care Act, the…

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Top 10 Free and Affordable Mental Health and Counseling Resources

This week’s roundup isn’t so much a top 10, since this isn’t ranked, and there’s way more than we can cover, but here are ten of our favorite mental health resources to keep handy for you or someone you love who may need someone to talk to, whatever the reason. 10. Dial 211 Not enough people know that most municipal areas have a 211 service you can dial to find out about mental health, counseling, or other resources available in your community and beyond. We mentioned them in our guide…

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10 must-try food at Sunnies Café

MANILA, Philippines – What best matches a cool pair of shades? Milkshake! This connection between sunglasses and comfort food makes Sunnies Café a lifestyle for fans of local eyewear label Sunnies, said Eric Dee Jr., who co-owns the company together with models Georgina Wilson-Burnand, Bea Soriano-Dee, and Martine Cajucom. Together, they call themselves the “Sunnies Team.” After creating eyewear for #selfies, the Sunnies Team recently launched the second branch of its new dining concept, Sunnies Café, at the second floor of SM Megamall bridgeway, for those who like taking #foodporn…

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HTC launches Desire 10 Lifestyle in India for Rs 15,990

NEW DELHI: Taiwan-based company HTC Corporation on Thursday launched a new smartphone “HTC Desire 10 Lifestyle” in India at Rs 15,990. The 5.5-inch smartphone offers up to 3GB RAM and 32GB ROM, along with SD card support up to 2TB of expandable memory. “Our Desire line is about to make its biggest leap since the original Desire. Inspired by many of the same innovations that have made the flagship HTC 10 so popular, we are bringing these innovations to the Desire 10 Life .. [SOURCE:-ET]

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HTC Desire 10 Lifestyle makes its way to India for Rs 15,990

HTC launched its upgraded and refreshed Desire series of phones last week and said they would be hitting specific markets within September itself. Wasting no time at all, one of the Desire phones has landed up in India. In this case it is the HTC Desire 10 Lifestyle. By holding back the high-end variant, HTC is training its guns for the mid-range market with this one. Priced at Rs 15,990 the HTC Desire 10 Lifestyle is inspired heavily from the company’s flagship HTC 10 and the most evident source of…

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HTC unveils the mid-range Desire 10 Lifestyle in India

HTC has just unveiled the Desire 10 Lifestyle in India, bringing a stunning design and ‘flagship-level’ features to the company’s popular Desire family of mid-range phones. As you may recall, HTC first  took the wraps off the Desire 10 Lifestyle and Pro just over a week ago. Inspired by the Art Deco movement in art and design, the HTC Desire 10 Lifestyle is clearly influenced by the flagship HTC 10 with its bold metallic contours. There’s also the HTC BoomSound Hi-Fi Edition, made popular on the HTC 10, as well…

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