mathematics

Teachers using ‘guide books’ to face action in Punjab


September 14th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 14 (IANS) Teaching students from "guides" is likely to prove costly for government school teachers in Punjab after the state government Friday imposed a complete ban on the ... Read more...

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Sharjah student tops CBSE results in Delhi region


May 28th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) A Class 12 student from Sharjah (UAE) became the regional topper in Delhi in the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) results, which were declared ... Read more...

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151 Bihar primary teachers fail test, sacked


April 19th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 19 (IANS) The Bihar government has sacked 151 primary school teachers after they failed to clear two consecutive eligibility tests, officials Thursday said.The education department has ordered that ... Read more...

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500,000 students take IIT-JEE exam across India


April 8th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) More than 500,000 Indian students Sunday sat for one of the toughest entrance tests in the country as the Indian Institutes of Technology conducted their ... Read more...

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Horrible week for Karnataka students: Girl made to beg, two dead


March 28th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 28 (IANS) A father forced his daughter to beg on streets for not studying well, another girl committed suicide as a question paper leak led to an exam ... Read more...

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Ali Zafar strives for originality


March 2nd, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 2 (IANS) Pakistani actor Ali Zafar, whose multi-faceted personality has his fans in awe, says a lot of people inspires him in his pursuit for creativity, but he ... Read more...

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We are born good or bad at maths


August 11th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Many people wonder after all why they fair poor when it comes to mathematics. Is it because they were probably born that way?. A new study ... Read more...

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Girl drags school to court on admission


July 25th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday issued notices to the Delhi government and a school run by it on a petition filed by a student who ... Read more...

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Haryana plans science summer coaching in schools


May 1st, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 1 (IANS) Students in select government schools in Haryana will undergo summer coaching classes in science subjects through hired professional coaching agencies, a senior education official said ... Read more...

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Now, an iPad app that can predict what you want!


April 21st, 2011 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 21 (ANI): An application is being developed that will "give you what you want before you knew you wanted it."According to Futureful, a Finnish startup is building a ... Read more...

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US preacher says world will end around 6pm on May 21, 2011


March 27th, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 27 (ANI): A preacher from Oakland, California, has warned that the end of the world is nigh - 21st May 2011, to be precise.At about 6pm, Harold Camping reckons 2 ... Read more...

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US kids develop ‘Math is for boys’ stereotype as early as 2nd grade


March 15th, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 15 (ANI): Researchers have found that children in the US express the stereotype that mathematics is for boys, not for girls, as early as second grade.The University of Washington study ... Read more...

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India should lead world again in science, says Stalin


January 3rd, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 3 (IANS) India led the world in science more than 1,000 years ago and time has come to lead the world again, Tamil Nadu's Deputy Chief Minister M.K. Stalin said ... Read more...

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Breastfeeding could make boys more intelligent


December 20th, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 20 (IANS) Breastfeeding your baby could help him achieve academic success by 10 years, says a new study. It may help children, particularly boys, achieve higher scores at schools, ... Read more...

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‘Vuvuzela’, ’spillcam’ make their way to ‘Top Words of 2010′


November 15th, 2010 - 11:38 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 15 (ANI): This year's major events seem to have coined new terms too - 'spillcam' and 'vuvuzala' for instance, are amongst the top words of 2010.While 'spillcam' refers to ... Read more...

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18 Year Old Math Genius, Jack Hurst Scores Highest Ever on ‘Countdown’


October 26th, 2010 - 12:17 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to the ‘Daily Mail’, viewers of the daytime show ‘Countdown’ were recently stunned by an eighteen year old mathematics genius who has crashed through the all time ... Read more...

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Kids, parents give thumbs up to this maths course


October 24th, 2010 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Arithmetic, abacus, calculations and cheerful kids enjoying every moment of it. This unlikely scene played out in the capital Sunday at the fifth Northern Region Abacus and ... Read more...

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ACT Test Registration For December 11 Has Started


October 23rd, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Registration has been opened for December 11, 2010 ACT achievement test, for students who want to pursue their further studies in several colleges in the United ... Read more...

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British school bans fountain pens


October 12th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 12 (IANS) A school in Britain has banned the use of fountain pens, because they "stop pupils from getting top exam results".Jack Williams, 37, headmaster of the Hillcrest Grammar and ... Read more...

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William Shatner believes aliens exist


September 8th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 8 (ANI): William Shatner, who played Captain James T Kirk of the Starship Enterprise in 'Star Trek,' believes in aliens.In fact he's insistent that the universe is absolutely stuffed with ... Read more...

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Maths helping re-design stents for better results


August 25th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 25 (IANS) Stents are to angioplasty what blood is to life. Building better versions can ensure better results in cardiac diseases. Stents are tiny mesh tubes made from metal alloys ... Read more...

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Maths genius unveils toughest sudoku


August 19th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 19 (IANS) A mathematics wizard at Helsinki University has developed a sudoku which is so tough that it requires those attempting it "to think ahead eight or nine steps at ... Read more...

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Mahathir backs English teaching in Malaysia


August 11th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 11 (IANS) Former prime minister Mahathir Mohamad has strongly backed the continuance of English language teaching in Malaysia, saying this "will not make us less patriotic." He has joined ... Read more...

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70pc US students don’t understand the equal sign in math: Study


August 11th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 11 (ANI): 70 percent students in the US misunderstand the equal sign in mathematics, reveals a new research.Texas A&M University researchers said that understanding the "equal sign" in a math ... Read more...

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Plato’s Hidden Philosophy Revealed!


July 6th, 2010 - 7:13 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Manchester, England, July 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jay Kennedy, a scholar from the city of Manchester in England has said that he has derived a secret code in the works of ... Read more...

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Is Apple’s iPhone 4 Apology Enough?


July 5th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 5, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Apple’s iPhone 4 reception issue is known to one and all. Apple has always been proud of its carefully-honed attention to detail ... Read more...

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Rs.10 crore allocated for education in Haryana’s Mewat


June 19th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 19 (IANS) In a major thrust for education in Haryana's Mewat region, Rs.10.65 crore is to be spent for the development of the sector during the current financial year, an ... Read more...

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‘HPV testing should be the primary screening method for cervical cancer’


April 28th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 28 (ANI): Scientists at Queen Mary, University of London, say that cervical cancer screening intervals could be extended to five years for women aged 30 and over if the primary ... Read more...

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How much does Tiger Woods dominate professional golf?


April 10th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 10 (ANI): An expert has found out how good Tiger Woods is in his profession - number-wise."In 2008, for example, Tiger computes to being 2.65 strokes per round better ... Read more...

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“Miegakure”: The Next Generation Puzzle


March 31st, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Boston, Mar 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Pax East 2010 held at Boston Massachusetts witnessed and honored "Miegakure" which apparently seems to be the puzzle of the next generation. It broods on ... Read more...

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‘The Wonder Years’ star Danica McKellar is pregnant


March 18th, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) ‘The Wonder Years’ star Danica McKellar is expecting her first child with husband Mike Verta. "Mike and I could not be more thrilled. I am ... Read more...

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Rhode Island Fired Teachers Will Fight Back


March 5th, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar, Providence, Rhode Island, March 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS)The fired teachers of the Central Falls high School of the Rhode Island took to a rally protesting the action taken against them ... Read more...

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‘Teen Patti doesn’t glorify gambling’- Leena Yadav


February 27th, 2010 - 11:44 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
February 27, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): 'Shabd' was Leena Yadav's debut directorial venture. Since then, for four years, she has been away from the limelight. That, however, doesn't mean that she has taken ... Read more...

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‘Over 47 percent Class 5 students cannot read Class 2 books’


February 25th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Portraying a poor picture of the quality of elementary education in the country, India's annual the Economic Survey said Thursday that over 47 percent children studying in ... Read more...

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Big B perfect at tennis, violin, piano: Director Leena Yadav


February 24th, 2010 - 9:12 am ICT by IANS
By Dibyojyoti Baksi Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) That Amitabh Bachchan leaves his co-stars in awe is well-known but "Teen Patti" director Leena Yadav says the megastar not only spells magic in front ... Read more...

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