CBSE Class 10 results: Here’s how students in Delhi scored last year

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has just started releasing its Class 10 results, let’s see what students in Delhi scored in the previous years. Last year, 91.76% of the students from Delhi who had appeared for the exam had passed, a few notches below the overall pass percentage of 96.21. More often than not, it has been seen that private institutions in Delhi perform better than government schools. Last year private institutions had a better pass percentage than government schools. About 95.43% of the students who were from…

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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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Our Food Resolutions for the New Year

Consensus around the Bon Appétit office is that 2016 couldn’t leave soon enough. Unfortunately, 2017 isn’t looking, uh, full of promise either. Amid a lot of anxiety and uncertainty, it’s good to remember that some things in this world are constant. Like food. For what it’s worth, we will continue to eat food in 2017. In that spirit, here are some staffers’ personal food resolutions for the new year. Entertaining I want to master the effortless dinner party! Dinner parties should be fun and not scary—one easy app when people…

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2016: The hottest food trends of the year

From the Ethiopian injera, doro wat and vodka-infused panakam to Malabar biryani and freshly-brewed ale and cider, 2016 has been an exciting year for the gourmand. Global food trails – Chennai Think cutting edge food trends and Chennai isn’t always the first place that comes to mind. We admit this, but only grudgingly. In fact, we’d like to point out, the city does have some of the most authentic Japanese and Korean restaurants in the country — run by locals, no less. Add to this a Russian eatery with authentic…

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PlayStation LifeStyle Game of the Year 2016 Winner!

Here it is! We’re down to our final end-of-year awards and as one can expect, it’s for the biggest one there is! To end things with a bang, PlayStation LifeStyle awards what we deem the best game of the year. If you weren’t able to keep track of all the awards we’ve given out for our Best of 2016 month-long celebration, you can check them out here, or watch the video above to see all the categories, winners and of course, our pick for Game of the Year 2016!What game…

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Here’s to Pantone’s 2017 color of the year

And the Pantone Color Institute’s 2017 Color of the Year is … Greenery. Every year, the design community waits with bated breath for Pantone to forecast the hot color trend that will permeate the worlds of fashion, graphic design and home décor. The choice of Greenery, which Pantone describes as “a fresh and zesty yellow-green shade that evokes the first shades of spring,” came about partly as a tonic for our times. “Greenery bursts forth in 2017 to provide us with the reassurance we yearn for amid a tumultuous social…

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A year after food safety scares, Chipotle has a new set of problems

It was a little more than a year ago that Chipotle was rocked by the first in a brief flurry of food contamination incidents that sent many customers fleeing from the burrito chain. Since then, the company has been trying to win back diners in a variety of ways, ranging from a sweeping overhaul of its food safety measures to adding chorizo to its menu. It even employed gimmicks such as a summer-long rewards program and offering free meals for kids. And yet, things are still looking sour at Chipotle: In the most recent quarter, sales were…

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Health Spending Rises for Second Year in a Row

A spike in the use of healthcare services and a continued rapid increase in spending on prescription drugs helped push up the nation’s health spending in 2015, but the rate of growth was still lower than historic trends, government economists said. Overall, the United States spent $3.2 trillion on healthcare in 2015, or about $9990 per person, according to economists, who work for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). That represents a 5.8% increase in spending from 2014, when spending rose 5.3%. The growth in spending in 2014…

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And the best smartphone of the year is …

It’s another big night in the world of tech as the annual EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards are taking place in London. The technology site has just crowned the winners of the best products of 2016 and once again it’s Samsung taking home the top prize. The Korean tech giant’s S7 edge beat the iPhone 7 – winning the prize for the best smartphone of year. Although Apple didn’t win best phone it did grab awards for its brilliant iPad Pro, Apple Watch Series 2 and MacBook. Other winners included PlayStation…

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We throw away £700 of food each year – here are six ways to avoid waste in your kitchen

British families needlessly throw away £700 worth of food every year, new research has revealed. Over a third of households don’t reuse leftovers and admit to dumping perfectly edible food. Each year 7 million tonnes are thrown away with over half of it being chucked due to overbuying, confusion over expiry dates and cooking more than needed. The figures come from a survey of more than 5,000 people commisioned by supermarket Sainsbury . Now the chain is set to give away one million thermometres to ensure fridges are set at…

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