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‘Don’t get me started about the testing’: Teachers reveal how education has changed over the past 20 years Practo Partners Microsoft to Let Users Make Doctor Appointments in Bing Search Results Avoid Giving Fruit Juice to Babies in the First Year, Pediatricians Advise Android Go: The Details Google Didn’t Reveal During the Keynote ITC Surges 10% In Two Days On GST Boost. Should You Buy? Eat Three Portions of Fruits & Veggies Daily to Prevent Artery Disease Haryana government backed a real estate firm that wanted to cut trees in the protected Aravallis Republican candidate ‘body-slams’ Guardian reporter in Montana Colorful Art Deco home with lake views asks $250K

‘Don’t get me started about the testing’: Teachers reveal how education has changed over the past 20 years

Across the US, thousands of college graduates are taking the final steps in their education. A lot has happened since they were born in the

Practo Partners Microsoft to Let Users Make Doctor Appointments in Bing Search Results

Practo and Microsoft have partnered to improve Bing search results when it comes to searching for doctors online. The healthcare platform claims that the “collaboration

Avoid Giving Fruit Juice to Babies in the First Year, Pediatricians Advise

The diet given to a newborn baby plays a crucial role in his or her growth. It is imperative to breast feed them, so that

Android Go: The Details Google Didn’t Reveal During the Keynote

Android Go was announced during the opening keynote of the Google I/O developers conference in Mountain View on Wednesday. Since the announcement, there has been

ITC Surges 10% In Two Days On GST Boost. Should You Buy?

ITC shares gained over 6 per cent to a fresh 52-week high of Rs. 304.80 on the National Stock Exchange on Monday. Including today’s gains,

Eat Three Portions of Fruits & Veggies Daily to Prevent Artery Disease

There are a host of benefits of regular intake of fresh and seasonal fruits and vegetables. Health experts believe that they should be a part

Haryana government backed a real estate firm that wanted to cut trees in the protected Aravallis

Hindustan Times Weeks before it issued an order to lift curbs on the felling of mesquite trees in the Aravallis, the office of the Additional

Republican candidate ‘body-slams’ Guardian reporter in Montana

Republican candidate Greg Gianforte ‘body slams’ Guardian reporter in Montana The Republican candidate for Montana’s congressional seat slammed a Guardian reporter to the floor on

Colorful Art Deco home with lake views asks $250K

We love those curved walls.Photos courtesy of Guerilla Realty Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the

Instagram is the most harmful social network for your mental health

Instagram is the most harmful social network for your mental health

Model selfies should probably come with a warning to young girls. (Andy Kropa/Invision/AP) Our addictive feeds of fitness models, exotic travel, and photo-perfect moments don’t often match with our comparatively humdrum and badly lit lives. The discontent caused by that [...]

May 22, 2017 Health
Department of Education must end the billion-dollar student loan collection boondoggle

Department of Education must end the billion-dollar student loan collection boondoggle

Getty Images In the last month, the contracting process for companies vying to be one of the U.S. Department of Education’s debt collectors has spiraled into chaos. Companies that didn’t make the final cut or were fired for misleading student [...]

May 22, 2017 Education
Brexit: Stripping London of £800bn clearing business could cost investors £80bn, says London Stock Exchange

Brexit: Stripping London of £800bn clearing business could cost investors £80bn, says London Stock Exchange

Two prominent City of London figures have warned EU leaders about the dangers of stripping London of the lucrative euro clearing trade after Brexit. A proposed move could cost investors €100bn (£83bn) over five years, Xavier Rolet, chief executive of the [...]

May 22, 2017 Business
Wanted to drop out of school, Bharatpur labourer’s son scores 98% in Class 12

Wanted to drop out of school, Bharatpur labourer’s son scores 98% in Class 12

Seventeen-year-old Amit Kumar, son of a labourer from Bharatpur, emerged as one of the top scorers in the science stream with 98.2% marks in the Class 12 exams of the Rajasthan Board, the results of which were announced on Monday. [...]

May 18, 2017 Education
World Hypertension Day 2017: Study Suggests High Incidence of Increased Blood Pressure Among Doctors

World Hypertension Day 2017: Study Suggests High Incidence of Increased Blood Pressure Among Doctors

Hypertension continues to affect millions across the world and leads to close to 7 million premature death every year globally. The World Health Organisation describes blood pressure as “the force of blood against the artery walls as it circulates through [...]

May 18, 2017 Health
Google I/O 2017: Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+ to Get Daydream VR Support This Summer

Google I/O 2017: Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+ to Get Daydream VR Support This Summer

When Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ were announced in March, it came as bit of a surprise that the top-end Android smartphones didn’t feature support for Google’s Daydream platform. However, this surprising omission will not stay for long as [...]

May 18, 2017 Technology
Closet organisers for a spacious home

Closet organisers for a spacious home

There’s nothing worse than having all your belongings stuffed in the cupboard or stacking newspapers and books on the table. To make your home look clutter-free and large, try using organisers which are portable and quite handy too. Use hanging [...]

May 17, 2017 Home Deco
What drives Indians to be racist towards students from Africa

What drives Indians to be racist towards students from Africa

African students who have staked all to come to study in universities in India have been facing different levels of racist attacks. Some recent incidents of such attacks were reported in Noida, where students of a private university were attacked [...]

May 17, 2017 Education
Respiratory Infection Can Heighten the Risk of Heart Attack by 17 Times

Respiratory Infection Can Heighten the Risk of Heart Attack by 17 Times

Respiratory infection can affect any part of your respiratory tract and make it difficult for you to breathe properly. It can either affect your upper respiratory channel – from sinuses to vocal chords – or the lower tract starting from [...]

May 17, 2017 Health
PSEB Class 12 results: Fighting all odds, these girls studied their way to success

PSEB Class 12 results: Fighting all odds, these girls studied their way to success

They rose above their grim financial conditions, overcame all odds and defied stereotypes to come with flying colours in the Punjab School Education Board (PSEB) Class-12 exams, results of which were declared on Saturday. Meet Rajni Kumari, Sumandeep Kaur and [...]

May 15, 2017 Education
WhatsApp Fined $3.3 Million by Italy Over User Data Sharing Policy

WhatsApp Fined $3.3 Million by Italy Over User Data Sharing Policy

Italy’s antitrust watchdog said on Friday it was imposing a EUR 3 million ($3.3 million or roughly Rs. 35 crores) fine on messaging service WhatsApp for allegedly obliging users to agree to sharing their personal data with its parent company [...]

May 15, 2017 Technology
Chronic Physical Illness in Childhood May Lead to Depression Later

Chronic Physical Illness in Childhood May Lead to Depression Later

Being sick is not a good feeling, but not all of us can help it sometimes when the seasonal flu or other ailments take over our health. It is important therefore for parents to pay attention to their children’s health [...]

May 15, 2017 Health