‘Need to develop scientific temperament among schoolchildren’

Shimla “Science teaches us patience and therefore, we need to develop a scientific temperament among our schoolchildren.”This was one of the messages for students of Himachal Pradesh four-day state-level Science Congress which began on Sunday in Solan district with as many as 800 students and 200 teachers participating in the festival’s silver jubilee edition. The event is being held at the Y S Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry (UHF) and it started with the inauguration of exhibitions and display of science models by students from all districts of the state,…

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Italy, UK and France among the most popular summer destinations for wealthy jetsetters

When money is no obstacle, and the world is your pearl-studded oyster, wealthy travellers are more apt to jet off to Italy than any other destination. That’s according to the luxury travel agency network Virtuoso, which looked at the most popular destinations sought by their wealthiest clients in the US at member agencies around the world. For the list, experts looked at bookings made for this summer through their network which, so far, total more than $39.7 billion in transactions. South Africa is also a favourite among travellers, notably for…

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BSEB result 2017: These students overcame hardships to finish among toppers

Defying odds including financial crisis, Gulshan Kumar of RKMGG College Samastipur, has done his family and villagers proud by finishing second in the Science stream in the Class 12 examinations, the results of which were declared on Tuesday. Gulshan scored 429 out of 500 in his science examinations. The elder son of Ram Naresh Singh, a marginal farmer, Gulshan’s phone hasn’t stopped ringing with calls from well-wishers, friends, relatives and mediapersons since the results were declared. “My father who is a farmer in the village also owns a small shop…

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