India vs Sri Lanka: Cheteshwar Pujara’s stop-start Test career turns 50, but there’s a long way to go

India vs Sri Lanka: Cheteshwar Pujara’s stop-start Test career turns 50, but there’s a long way to go

Cheteshwar Pujara is on the verge of his 50th Test match for India. The landmark brings both a sense of sadness and relief. The boy wonder from Rajkot, the man who was the highest run-getter in 2006 U19 World Cup, the one who stormed the domestic scene with three triple hundreds in 2008, that guy should have played a few more Tests for India by now. But then we shouldn’t get too greedy. A pure Test cricket technician, almost a one of his kind batsman in this era lasting this…

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Facebook is letting Groups create online learning courses – what could possibly go wrong?

Facebook is letting Groups create online learning courses – what could possibly go wrong?

  Facebook, a brand with an untarnished reputation and a pedigree for reliability, is getting into the e-learning game. The social media behemoth is quietly testing a feature that would let anyone running a group to create their own online classes, which would include units and discussions. I have no idea how this could possiblybackfire in any way. Follow Matt Navarra ⭐️ ✔@MattNavarra WOAH! Facebook is testing an online learning feature for Groups to compete with the likes of @udemy h/t @MariSmith 12:53 AM – 1 Jun 2017 1515 Retweets 3131 likes…

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Now, admissions for class 12 in Maharashtra colleges to go online

Now, admissions for class 12 in Maharashtra colleges to go online

From the coming academic year, 2017-18, Class 12 admissions to state-run junior colleges will be conducted online; much like first-year junior college (FYJC) online process, said the state’s education department. The move is aimed at making Class 12 admissions transparent and curbing malpractices such as donations and non-merit-based admissions. This means students aspiring to switch colleges in Class 12 will need to fill out an application form that will soon become available on the portal mumbai.11thadmission.net. But colleges are waiting for the official circular before following this process. Many students…

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IIM Bill 2017 unshackles institutes but reservations to go for real freedom

IIM Bill 2017 unshackles institutes but reservations to go for real freedom

A quick scan of top-notch educational institutions globally should show that even public-funded ones are allowed to function unfettered in all administrative and academic matters. Thus, the Union Cabinet approving the IIM Bill that all but frees the hallowed Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) of its control is significant leap forward. The proposed legislation replaces the near-autarchic IIM Council that is headed by the Union HRD minister and had many senior ministry officials a members, apart from the chairpersons and directors of the various IIMs with a “coordination body” that…

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CBSE asks schools to go cashless from Jan

CBSE asks schools to go cashless from Jan

Nagpur: Starting January 1, all CBSE affiliated schools will have to start collecting fee in cashless mode, according to a directive from the central board. A very short and curt letter from board secretary Joseph Emmanuel to principals made it clear there isn’t going to be any wriggle room for schools. Emmanuel wrote, “with a view to reduce cash transactions at school, all CBSE affiliated schools shall introduce fee collection from students only online or through non-cash mode from the next quarter commencing from January 2017 onwards.” While the letter…

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Educational Institutes in Madhya Pradesh Go Cashless

Educational Institutes in Madhya Pradesh Go Cashless

Educational institutes in Madhya Pradesh will now adopt cash-free transactions for financial and business conducts said Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, in a meeting held on Tuesday. PR officer of Bhopal School of Social Sciences, Manju Mehta said that Rs.500 and Rs.1000 will not be accepted and students can make the online payments and to pay through Federal bank if any of the students want to pay in cash. Additional news regarding demonetization include announcements that all the students should make use of credit card or debit card and e-banking…

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The Educational Institutes In Gujarat Instructed To Go Cashless

The Educational Institutes In Gujarat Instructed To Go Cashless

tely, HRD Ministry was encouraging the educational institutes to go cashless. They also encouraged them to make people aware about the benefits of using digital methods. Following the same lines, the Gujarat education department also issued a circular and has instructed all the colleges to go cashless. This instruction has been given to all the colleges, whether it is a private college or a government college. A circular was issued to the deputy secretary, “The objective of the Union government is to promote a system of cashless transactions. In accordance…

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Educational Institutes in Madhya Pradesh Go Cashless

Educational Institutes in Madhya Pradesh Go Cashless

Educational institutes in Madhya Pradesh will now adopt cash-free transactions for financial and business conducts said Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, in a meeting held on Tuesday. PR officer of Bhopal School of Social Sciences, Manju Mehta said that Rs.500 and Rs.1000 will not be accepted and students can make the online payments and to pay through Federal bank if any of the students want to pay in cash. Additional news regarding demonetization include announcements that all the students should make use of credit card or debit card and e-banking…

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Florida Governor: ‘If You’re Able to Go Early, Leave Now’

Florida Governor: ‘If You’re Able to Go Early, Leave Now’

People boarded up beach homes, schools closed and officials ordered evacuations along the East Coast on Wednesday as Hurricane Matthew tore through the Bahamas and took aim at Florida, where the governor urged coastal residents to “leave now” if they were able. Matthew was a dangerous and life-threatening Category 3 storm with sustained winds of 120 mph, and it was expected to be very near Florida’s Atlantic coast by Thursday evening. At least 11 deaths in the Caribbean have been blamed on the storm. In South Carolina, traffic was bumper-to-bumper…

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