Three education schemes merged under new name

Representative image PANAJI: Following a decision by the Union human resource development (HRD) ministry, three of the central government’s programmes— Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA), Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA) and Scheme of Restructuring and Reorganisation of Teacher Education (STE)—will be merged in Goa as well. The merged body will be known as Goa Samagraha Shiksha Abhiyan, said Nagaraj Honnekeri, who has been appointed the project director of this body. Schemes under the three centrally-sponsored programmes will now be implemented by this body from the academic year 2018-19 onwards. While SSA promoted improvement of quality…

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Roath Khabar: The Kashmiri Sweet Bread That Announces The Arrival Of The New Bride

Kashmiri cuisine much like the valley itself spells a mystic charm that commands an attentive eye to understand it’s true beauty. Much has been said about the meaty fair of Kashmiri cuisine, be it the robust roghan josh or kebabs, the soothing curries or the delicious sweetmeats; however, not many of us know much about the Kashmiri breads. Breads are an intrinsic part of Kashmiri cuisine. According to Masterchef India 2016 contestant Chef Sadaf Hussain, “Both bakers and breads are given immense importance. In Kashmiri language, the baker is called…

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Mochi Ice Cream: The New Trendy Dessert in Town

If you’re bored of having those regular scoops of chocolate ice creams and want to surprise your tastebuds with something new and exciting, then go for these Mochi ice creams. Mochi ice-cream is the latest in-thing in the food industry and has already created a storm in restaurant kitchens across the globe. This Japanese speciality is rich and creamy. Its velvety texture melts in the mouth with the first bite itself. What makes it different from the usual ones is that it is wrapped inside a soft fluffy dough and…

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New Business Opportunity In VR Fashion [Infographic]

Earlier this week a new virtual reality platform was announced that will be making waves in the virtual fashion market. Users will be able to take clothing that they have made in graphics software and sell them in a new marketplace for people to put on their avatars. What that means is people will be able to dress their characters inside certain computer games and environments with fashions that they buy in this new marketplace. The Opportunity The world leading Social VR platform, Sansar, is launching a fashion market for…

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Would You Dare To Try The Dancing Squid Dish? This New Japanese Food Trend

What’s your weirdest and most terrifying culinary experience till date? We bet nothing as bizarre as a dead squid coming alive on your plate in the most abnormal way. Unimaginable, right? Japan’s Aomori city restaurants have been serving a dish called Sashimi Bowl or Odori-Don that is topped with a squid; but there is a catch. The dead squid comes alive for a few seconds after pouring some soy sauce on it. An old video of the ‘dancing squid’ has surfaced online and has taken the internet by storm. It…

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Redmi Note 5 Listed Online Ahead of Launch, Xiaomi India Head Teases New ‘i’ Device

Xiaomi has been widely expected to working on the successor of its popular Redmi Note 4, believed to be launched as Redmi Note 5. Now, a Chinese e-commerce retailer Oppomart has listed the Redmi Note 5 with specifications tipping an imminent launch. Xiaomi’s Manu Kumar Jain, VP and Managing Director Xiaomi India has tweeted out teasing the launch of a new product. Redmi Note 5 specifications According to the listed specifications, the alleged Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 will run on MIUI 9 based on Android 7.1 OS out-of-the-box. It will…

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Nokia 5 Gets a New 3GB RAM Variant in India, Priced at Rs. 13,499

HIGHLIGHTS Nokia 5 3GB RAM variant price in India is Rs. 13,499 It will go on sale initially via Flipkart, before offline availability Apart from RAM, new variant is otherwise identical to the original Nokia 5 comes in a new 3GB RAM variant now, just months after the original 2GB RAM model was released in India. To recall, the original Nokia 5 model with 2GB of RAM was priced at Rs. 12,499. HMD Global, the company that holds the licence to the Nokia mobile brand, recently made headlines in the country with the global…

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Carrot Fries Are The New Sweet Potato Fries

As fall swiftly approaches (I know, huge bummer), we say goodbye to juicy tomatoes and sweet peaches and enter root vegetable season! Beets, sweet potatoes and parsnips spring up, perfect for hearty soups and roasted sides that pair nicely with your coziest turtleneck. One of my favorites of the fall harvest is carrots. Great cooked or raw, they’re sweet, crunchy, and totally irresistible. Roasted, they’re reminiscent of sweet potatoes, which makes them the perfect candidate for oven fries! Tossed with a healthy glug of olive oil and seasoned with cumin and paprika, they have the perfect hint…

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UNESCO’s new campus inaugurated in Delhi

UNESCO Director General, Irina Bokova, along with Prakash Javadekar jointly inaugurated the new premises of Unesco, New Delhi. Representative image UNESCO Director General, Irina Bokova, along with the HRD Minister, Prakash Javadekar jointly inaugurated the new premises of Unesco, New Delhi, cluster office at Chanakyapuri, on Wednesday. The designer of the building, provided by the Centre, Satish Gujral was also present at the ceremony. As per a TOI report, Bokova said, “This building stands as a symbol of the values shared by India and Unesco, of our belief in the…

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Walmart’s New “Sweet Spark” Cantaloupe Ensures You Never Buy A Bland Melon Again

Fruit salad just isn’t the same when it’s not the summer — and not just because it’s best served during a Fourth of July barbecue. Some of the fruit is just not as good when you get it out of season — but Today.com reports Walmart has invented a brand-new fruit to change that. Walmart worked with Bayer to develop the “Sweet Spark,” a cantaloupe variety that is nearly twice as sweet as a typical cantaloupe you’d get in the winter. The goal was to develop a melon that could be grown outside of the typical…

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