CM: Education meant to upgrade skills of students

Shimla: In the midst of modernisation drive, education, especially science stream, must be given priority for overall development of the youth, said Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur while presiding over the state level Gyan-Vigyan Mela of Saraswati Vidya Mandir, Vikasnagar organised by the Himachal Shikha Samiti here today. He said education laid the foundation for scientific and technological advancements. He said the founding fathers of the Indian Republic had given importance to cultivation of “scientific temper” among the citizens of this country by suitably incorporating it in our Constitution. Thakur…

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The Empire State Building is getting a food upgrade

Modal Trigger Empire State Building visitors will soon have a better choice for a fast-casual meal. Frame Market, which operates two other Midtown food courts and is building three more, has signed a lease for 12,000 square feet on two levels at 341-347 Fifth Ave., directly across from the landmark’s Observatory entrance. The new, multi-cuisine eatery will class up the vacant space previously occupied by a McDonald’s and two souvenir shops. Douglas Elliman’s Faith Hope Consolo, who represented landlord Empire Management with her firm’s Corey Shuster, said it will “offer…

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