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Thousands of Class 12 students will pay the price for government’s botched-up reform of marks policy

Late in April, when the Union Ministry of Human Resources Development announced that officials of 32 state and central boards of education had decided to scrap the moderation of marks – also known as the grace marks policy – from 2017, school teachers across cities felt conflicted. Most agreed that the practice had to go. It involves giving extra marks ... Read More »

Africa A Top Priority For India, Says PM Narendra Modi At African Development Bank Meet

PM Narendra Modi said India was working with US and Japan to support development in Africa. GANDHINAGAR: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that Africa was a top priority for his government’s foreign and economic policy and pitched for an Asia-Africa Growth Corridor with the support of Japan. PM Modi, who officially inaugurated the 52nd Annual Meetings of the ... Read More »

Financing for Family-Run Farms and Ranches: What You Need to Know

  Many Americans take out loans for residential real estate or even commercial real estate, but agriculture loans such as farm mortgages are entirely different. There are a number of FSA, or Farm Service Agency, loans available for various agricultural uses. Direct Operating Loans Direct Operating Loans are loans designated to be used for purchasing farm equipment; fuel; chemicals necessary ... Read More »

Hillary Clinton Launches New Political Group Supporting Trump ‘Resistance’

Hillary Clinton is wading back into politics. After hiking in the woods, attending Broadway shows and making a series of increasingly frank public statements on her election loss to Republican Donald Trump, the former Democratic presidential candidate officially launched her new political group Monday afternoon. Onward Together, whose name and logo are a nod to her campaign’s “Stronger Together” slogan, ... Read More »

Choosing the Right Lending Institution

The vast majority of people will need to take out a loan at some point in their life. Houses and cars are the two most expensive things that people buy. Therefore, most people cannot afford to pay cash for them. They require a lending institution to give them a loan that will allow them to make the purchase. They will ... Read More »

Living on a Boat in Florida

Living on a boat is a lifestyle dream for many people in Florida. It offers a sense of freedom from day to day stresses of city living and affords financial benefits to cut down living expenses. If your dream includes living on the water, there are back cove yachts for sale that can help you achieve those dreams. Florida liveaboard ... Read More »

Why Use a Packaging and Quality Control Consultant?

All businesses desire that there products make it to the consumer intact, with the product ready to use. Products that are regulated face tougher scrutiny than most. Hiring a consultant can help ensure that the quality and integrity of your packaging is well within the boundaries of compliance. Regulatory Specifications Selling products that fall under domestic or international regulatory compliance ... Read More »

4 Tips for Improving Safety on the Manufacturing Floor

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the manufacturing industry receives an average of about 400,000 reports for non-fatal injuries and a little over 300 cases of work-related fatalities each year. With over 12 million people employed in the industry, that means 3 out of every 100 workers get involved in work-related accidents. Each work-related accident in the manufacturing ... Read More »

High-level security must extend all the way out to parking facilities

 Heightened security measures are wisely being taken all over the world now, what with more sophisticated, increasing terrorist activities in every region of the world putting people in all industries and environments on high alert. One security measure companies are now paying much more attention to, often perhaps much overlooked in the past, is parking lot security. In years past, ... Read More »

Pair killed neighbour over child’s burst football

A father and daughter who launched a fatal attack on a neighbour who punctured a child’s football have been convicted of manslaughter. Kelly Machin, 34, had been fed up with balls landing in her back garden in Leicester, so she burst one before throwing it back over the fence. The child’s mother and grandfather assaulted her and she died almost ... Read More »