The re examination of CBSE s Class 12 economics paper will be held on April 25, while the re test for Class 10 mathematics is likely to be conducted in July, Education Secretary Anil Swarup said on Friday.He said a preliminary enquiry has revealed that the leak for Class 10 mathematics paper is restricted to Delhi and Haryana.
Students and youth leaders from the Congress on Friday, March 30, 2018, held protests in several parts of the national capital against the alleged leak of question paper for the 10th and 12th Central Board of Second Education (CBSE) examinations, accusing the board of negligence and demanding immediate action against the guilty.While some students gathered at Parliament Street in the heart of the city, members of the Congress National Students Union of India (NSUI) began marching towards Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar s residence but were stopped.
The crime branch of the Delhi police had questioned 32 people by Thursday evening, including the owner of a coaching centre, 18 students and some tutors, in connection with the alleged leak of question papers for the 10th and 12th CBSE examinations, Delhi police said on Thursday.Special Commissioner of Police (Crime) R.P. Upadhyay said the police teams are tracking WhatsApp messages and had identified around 32 people who could have passed on the picture of the question paper to others. Three officials from the CBSE arrived at the crime branch to explain the process of how a question paper is sent to the exam centres and the security measures adopted to prevent leaks.
There will be a meeting between MHRD and CBSE officials to put in place a stronger system to preserve examination sanctity, official sources said, after Class 10 maths and Class 12 economics question papers were leaked, and the CBSE had to announce re examination in the two subjects. One option being discussed is to have electronically coded papers, the key to which will be given only one hour before the exam to the centres and they will print it in the presence of observers, said an official source on Wednesday. As of now, he added, question papers are stored in bank lockers and released to the centres just before the examination.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday described the re opening of the assassination case of Mahatma Gandhi an exercise in futility .A Bench led by Justice S.A. Bobde further declined to weigh the fairness of the Kapur Commission findings on the conspiracy to assassinate the Mahatma Gandhi, saying it would pan new fires of controversy .
India wants to take a lead position in adopting 5G technology and will prepare the roadmap for it by June, said Telecom Secretary Aruna Sundararajan. A high level forum on 5G, which includes global experts, industry experts, IITs, IISc, has already commenced work and done a fair amount of deliberation. By June, India will have full roadmap ready on this, Ms. Sundararajan said at a COAI event on catalysing 5G launch in the country, here on Tuesday. The forum was deliberating on the vision, goals and 5G roadmap, and would also look at related areas of spectrum policy, regulatory regime and pilot programmes, she added.
Adult film star Stormy Daniels says she was threatened to keep silent about an alleged sexual encounter with Donald Trump in 2006, telling her story in a highly anticipated interview with CBS 60 Minutes broadcast on Sunday. Daniels said she was threatened by an unidentified man in Las Vegas to keep quiet about her alleged relationship with Trump, an incident that she said happened while she was with her young daughter. She said in the interview that she had one encounter of consensual sex with the future president.
Former President Barack Obama said today that negotiations with North Korea on its nuclear weapons programme are difficult, partly because the country s isolation minimises possible leverage, such as trade and travel sanctions against Pyongyang. North Korea is an example of a country that is so far out of the international norms and so disconnected with the rest of the world, Obama told a packed hall in Tokyo.
In a deal led by Reliance Jio Director Akash Ambani, Reliance Industries today signed an agreement for merging the digital music service Saavn with JioMusic to create a digital media platform with global reach having total value of over $1 billion. We are delighted to announce this partnership with Saavn, and believe that their highly experienced management team will be instrumental in expanding Jio Saavn to an extensive user base, thereby strengthening our leadership position in the Indian streaming market, Reliance Jio (RJio)Director Akash Ambani said in a joint statement.
And Google, in various guises, shadows 64% of all web browsing worldwide, a recent study of 200,000 German users by Cliqz, using its anti tracking product Ghostery, said. Neither Facebook nor Google responded to emails asking whether they viewed the Cliqz research as representative.A larger study of web trackers by researchers at Princeton University in 2016 produced similar results, with Google Analytics and other Google trackers taking the top five places, followed by Facebook.