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UP Board to use NCERT books from next academic year

The Uttar Pradesh state government has decided to replace textbooks meant for Uttar Pradesh Secondary Education Board with those published by the National Council of Education Research and Training (NCERT), with an aim to bring the curriculum of UP Board at par with the CBSE. This decision to introduce NCERT books will be implemented from the academic year 2018-19. The ... Read More »

Innovative finance needed to find $300 billion a year for climate losses

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – With money for action on climate change already in short supply, an estimated $300 billion a year needed to help countries deal with unavoidable climate losses will have to come from innovative new sources, such as a financial transaction tax or carbon tax, researchers say. Funding for such climate “loss and damage” aims to assist ... Read More »

Plan for Christmas all Year Long

Christmas can take a big toll on our wallets, and it seems every year the holiday gets more expensive. If you’re starting to dread the upcoming holiday season because you just finished paying for the last one, here’s a new way of planning for Christmas as soon as it’s over! Make a list of everyone you buy for. Write down ... Read More »

EU sees euro zone economy weaken this year, Britain to halve growth by 2018

Euro zone’s economic growth is expected to lose some speed this year and to rebound in 2018 while the British economy will nearly halve its expansion by 2018, the European Commission said on Monday, warning of higher political risks. The EU executive forecast that growth in the 19 countries sharing the euro would slow to 1.6 percent this year from ... Read More »

The next ‘Overwatch’ holiday event celebrates Chinese New Year

It doesn’t look like Overwatch‘s holiday celebrations are over just because Christmas is in the rearview mirror. Next up? Chinese New Year. The game’s Twitter account sent the news out along with a quick video, proclaiming that the event, Year of the Rooster, will begin January 24th — a few days before the actual holiday this year. Given that previous ... Read More »

New car sales on course for record year after November rise

British new car registrations rose by nearly 3 percent last month, an industry body said on Monday, putting the sector on course for record sales in 2016, although demand from retail customers fell for the eighth month in a row. Strong demand from businesses for fleet vehicles compensated for the fall in individual buyers, lifting overall sales by 2.9 percent ... Read More »

OnePlus 3 Android Nougat beta update out this month, final release hits by the end of the year

Yesterday ZTE finally told us when to expect an Android 7.0 Nougat update to hit its Axon 7smartphone, and today it’s time for OnePlus to come clean regarding its latest flagship, the OnePlus 3. A beta build of Nougat for the handset will become available this month, apparently, with the final release being rolled out by the end of the ... Read More »