02 Sep 2011
The decision of abolition of Board exams and implementation of grading system in Class 10 by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has been given a ‘go forth’ by the High Court while rejecting a petition challenging the decision.
19 May 2016
New Delhi: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has advised schools to include yoga as an activity for assessment under Comprehensive and Continuous Evaluation (CCE) of students and provide grades for it in the report card.
18 Jul 2016
London: Turning out the lights while you sleep may be good for your health, say scientists who found that mice kept under conditions of constant artificial light for a period of months showed muscle loss and early signs of osteoporosis.
01 Aug 2016
New Delhi: The rainy season may affect the immune system, so it is important to keep yourself hydrated and eat lots of green vegetables, says an expert.
01 Sep 2016
London: The solar system could be struck by disaster when the Sun dies if the mysterious 'Planet Nine' exists, report researchers from the University of Warwick.
31 Aug 2016
Florida: BCCI president Anurag Thakur made it clear that while he is ready to accept DRS without the usage of 'Hawk Eye', the world's richest cricket board is not keen on four-day Tests and a two-tier system.
30 Aug 2016
Beijing: Hoping that India will retain its independence, a leading Chinese daily warned on Tuesday that New Delhi may irritate Beijing if it ‘joins the US alliance system’.
25 Aug 2016
Washington: Astronomers have found clear evidence of a potentially habitable planet orbiting the closest star to our solar system. The new world, designated Proxima b, orbits its cool red parent star, Proxima Centauri, every 11 days and has a temperature suitable for liquid water to exist on its surface, if it were present. This rocky world is a little more massive than the Earth and is the closest exoplanet to us and the astronomers believe that it may even be the closest possible abode for life beyond our own Sun.
18 Jul 2016
Washington: As we wait for Juno's first close-up images of Jupiter, NASA continues to explore our solar system to help answer fundamental questions about whether we are alone in the universe.
16 Jul 2016
Boston: In a startling discovery, scientists have found that immune system can directly affect, and even change, social behaviour, a finding that may have great implications for neurological diseases such as autism-spectrum disorders and schizophrenia.