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Secretary of State seeks support for computer upgrades

owa Secretary of State Paul Pate says cyber security is a “constant challenge” and it’s “vital” that his office get more state tax dollars in the next budgeting year. Pate says the I-Vote system that handles voter registration data needs attention. “That’s a system that was built over 15 years ago and obviously elections have changed dramatically since then,” Pate ... Read More »

State Bank of India to unveil Project Lotus; here is how you can gain

Saves you interest even if you pay for a purchase in installments. And lets you sell shares or cherry-pick a mutual fund scheme. A superstore that gives you exclusive deals when you shop for shoes or smartphones. Lets you check out homes within your budget. Saves you interest even if you pay for a purchase in installments. And lets you ... Read More »

The Full Nerd episode 31: The state of 4K gaming, Intel’s 4-way VR PC, upcoming PC builds

In this episode of The Full Nerd, Gordon Mah Ung, Brad Chacos, Alaina Yee, and Dan Ma…er, Adam Patrick Murray dive deep into the state of 4K gaming. How much do 4K monitors cost these days? What sort of graphics card do you need to power a 4K gaming rig? Should you splurge on a FreeSync or G-Sync monitor? Heck, is 4K gaming even worthwhile? The live ... Read More »

CM stresses need to bring education under State list

Recipients of awards with Chief Minister V. Narayanasamy, Education Minister R Kamalakannan in Puducherry on Tuesday.   | Photo Credit: Special Arrangement Chief Minister V. Narayanasamy on Tuesday made out a strong case to bring “education” under the State list to enable states to form their own curriculum according to local requirements. Speaking after presenting awards to best teachers in the ... Read More »

Newsmaker: State fund’s CEO is all for education

While he was growing up in the township of Jouberton in Klerksdorp, North West, Lerato Nage stared poverty in the face and survived. Today, in his post as acting chief executive officer (CEO) of the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (Nsfas), he shoulders the responsibility of addressing the plight of needy students. Nage is undeterred, saying he is not about ... Read More »

Heavy school bags in Maharashtra CBSE, ICSE schools: State to seek centre’s intervention

School students in Maharashtra may be granted relief as the Union Human Resourse Development minister Prakash Javadekar has planned to approach the state government to discuss the issue of heavy schoolbags carried by students studying in schools affiliated with the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE). School Education Minister Vinod ... Read More »

Madrasas and pathshalas will induct state board curriculum: NCPCR, Delhi

The HRD Ministry directed NCPCR to summit its report to the Central Advisory Board of Education (CABE) and to identify, track, and re-engage with the out-of-school children. Representational image RELATED STORIES Nursery Admissions 2017 begins today Retired JNU professors condemn JNU administration for suspending 10 students Jammu and Kashmir to introduce skill development courses in educational institutes IITs, NITs to ... Read More »

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“In the larger interest of the students of the state I request you to reconsider the decision and provide an additional option to the students to appear in either English or Odia in the NEET examination,” Pradhan said in a letter to the Union Health and Family Welfare Minister J P Nadda Odia had been excluded even as Assamese, Bengali, ... Read More »

West Bengal: Only 1.5 per cent of state population using government libraries, says Education Minister

The minister said the state government was making all efforts to turn people back towards books and libraries, besides trying to get the present generation hooked to reading. Image credit: twoapplesaday RELATED STORIES IITs urged HRD ministry to review fees exemption policy for economically weaker section Bihar School Examination Board shows signs of successful clean-up in the system post scam ... Read More »

West Bengal: Only 1.5 per cent of state population using government libraries, says Education Minister

The minister said the state government was making all efforts to turn people back towards books and libraries, besides trying to get the present generation hooked to reading. Image credit: twoapplesaday RELATED STORIES IITs urged HRD ministry to review fees exemption policy for economically weaker section Bihar School Examination Board shows signs of successful clean-up in the system post scam ... Read More »