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Good teachers need more than lofty qualifications

  ‘A good, effective teacher above all needs ­enthusiasm and some classroom skills. Perhaps a little knowledge helps too,’ writes Ann Gordon. Photograph: IPGGutenbergUKLtd/Getty Images/iStockphoto I doubt that Dr Claire Seymour (Am I unqualified to teach after 26 years?, Letters, 28 July) has ever had to be concerned with children’s safeguarding, controlling a class, or developing a range of pedagogies ... Read More »

Lok Sabha passes IIM Bill that seeks to give more autonomy

At present, India has 20 Indian Institutes of Management. Photo: Mint The Lok Sabha on Friday approved the Indian Institutes of Management Bill 2017 that promises to grant administrative, academic and financial autonomy to the elite B-Schools and allow them to award degrees to their graduates. The lower house passed the bill after a debate in which nearly two dozen ... Read More »

Flipkart Grand Gadget Day Sale Offers: Deals on Laptops, Cameras, Tablets, and More

Flipkart is hosting one sale after the other, and now it’s begun its Grand Gadget Days, with a host of gaming hardware, laptops, cameras, and audio accessories offers and deals. The Flipkart Grand Gadget Days will go on till July 26, and the three-day festival has personal grooming gadgets under Rs. 999 as well. In this sale, Flipkart has listed laptops ... Read More »

AMD ships Ryzen 3, facing Intel’s Core i3 with more performance for less money

As AMD begins shipping its low-end Ryzen 3 chip Thursday, it’s employing a familiar strategy: undercutting Intel’s Core i3 pricing while offering more performance. AMD used the same tactics with its higher-performance Ryzen lineup, most notably with the eye-popping discounts attached to its Threadripper high-end gaming processors. But don’t expect such massive cuts with AMD’s new Ryzen 3 1200 and Ryzen 3 ... Read More »

Overwatch now has more severe penalties for poor in-game behavior

Blizzard is stepping up its efforts to stamp out toxicity in Overwatch, with a new, more aggressive approach to issuing penalties starting today. While the company stopped short of detailing how the new approach will work, the message is clear that bad behavior will be punished more severely. “We believe that our in-game reporting and player penalty system is one of ... Read More »

Samsung Mobiles Fest Sale on Amazon India Offers Deals on Galaxy C7 Pro and More

HIGHLIGHTS Galaxy On7 Pro is available at Rs. 8,490 Gear S3 Frontier is being offered at Rs. 25,990 as part of sale The sale will continue till Wednesday Samsung is now offering discounts on its smartphones and the Gear S3 Frontier smartwatch as part of Samsung Mobiles Fest on Amazon India. As part of the festival, which started on Monday and will continue ... Read More »

Most Small Businesses Spend $1000 or More on Tax Administration Alone

Small businesses are spending way too much time and money on federal taxes, a new survey has found. According to the National Small Business Association 2017 Small Business Taxation Survey (PDF), federal tax burden is one of the biggest challenges facing small businesses. The report finds the majority of small businesses (67 percent) are spending more than $1,000 each year on just ... Read More »

New Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Leak Hints At More Secrets: What Are Those Cutouts For?

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 rumors are everywhere, already revealing most of the details that customers can expect from the upcoming smartphone. However, a new leak shows that Samsung might still be holding some secrets for the Galaxy Note 8. Samsung may have already revealed the design of the Galaxy Note 8 ahead of schedule through a tweet promoting the Exynos 8895, but ... Read More »

Google Glass Enterprise Edition Officially Unveiled, Now Available to More Firms

HIGHLIGHTS The new wearable features several improvements Google Glass 2.0 is lighter and more comfortable It features more power and better battery life Google Glass 2.0 or Google Glass Enterprise Edition has been tipped for a while, and on Tuesday, the search giant finally made the wearables official. Called Google Glass Enterprise Edition, the new glasses have seen improvements to the design and ... Read More »

Companies welcome more women joining bike manufacturing sector

Women have started taking over manufacturing units in the motor vehicles industry. (Representational Image) New Delhi: Winds of change are blowing slowly across the shop floors of Hero MotoCorp, Bajaj Auto and Yamaha with women taking up tools to partake in manufacturing of two-wheelers, hitherto a male bastion. As the call for women empowerment gets louder, these major two-wheeler manufacturers are ... Read More »