DHSE Kerala Plus One improvement result 2017 declared, check it here

Directorate of Higher Secondary Education (DHSE) Kerala declared the plus one improvement results 2017 on Wednesday. Steps to check the results: 1) Visit DHSE’s official website 2) Go to results in the news section on the left 3) Click on link for plus one improvement exam result 2017 4) Enter roll number and date of birth and click on submit 5) Result will be displayed on screen 6) Take printout and save it for future reference       [“source=hindustantimes”]

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Saint Helena, one of the most inaccessible islands where Napoleon was exiled, opens to tourism

Made famous by French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte, who was exiled there from 1815 until his death in 1821, the island of Saint Helena has long been too remote to be affected by tourism. But this may be about to change. From October 14, the South African company Airlink will begin weekly flights from Cape Town and Johannesburg. Flight time will be about six hours with a stopover in Namibia. Until now, the tiny British territory was only accessible by boat. Located in the South Atlantic to the West of the…

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Far-right Israeli minister plans bill to annex one of biggest settlements

The far-right Israeli education minister, Naftali Bennett, has vowed to introduce a bill this month to formally annex Maale Adumim, one of Israel’s largest settlement blocks in the occupied Palestinian territories. In remarks made at a museum in the city of 40,000 located outside Jerusalem, Bennett said: “After being here for 50 years, the time has come to end military rule.” The hardline leader of the Jewish Home party also made clear that he saw the annexation of Maale Adumim as a first step in annexing all of “area C”,…

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Hoboken train crash: one dead and more than 100 injured in New Jersey

A train crash in Hoboken, New Jersey, has left at least one person dead and 108 people injured A New Jersey Transit train derailed during rush hour on Thursday morning and crashed into Hoboken terminal, one of the busiest stations in the state, and a huge commuter hub for those traveling to and from New York City. Live New Jersey train crash: one confirmed dead in Hoboken – live updates Follow the latest news after a commuter train crashed into a New Jersey train station during morning rush hour, killing…

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Bombs in Thai resort kill one, injure nine, including foreigners – police

Two bombs exploded in the Thai seaside resort of Hua Hin on Thursday, killing one woman and injuring 10 people, Thai police said. The explosions happened ahead of a public holiday on Friday to mark the birthday of Queen Sirikit. Hua Hin is a popular upscale Thai resort south of Bangkok and many people will have gone there for the holiday weekend. The second bomb exploded near a bar at about 10:20 p.m. (1420 London time), killing a Thai woman and injuring eight foreigners and one other Thai person, local…

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Tourists are obsessed with this small English village and no one knows why

AN ORDINARY English village is dealing with an extraordinary mystery. Asian tourists are flocking to Kidlington, Oxfordshire, by the busload — and none of the locals can understand why. It was about a month ago residents first noticed packed tour buses arriving in the village — which has a population of about 13,700 — and they’re continuing to arrive in droves. The village doesn’t have a particularly unique history and it has no obvious attractions, locals say. Still, packs of curious tourists pour out of the buses each week, peering…

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Four out of five teachers ‘have thought about quitting’ – with one in four saying they would go within two years

A poll of almost 900 teachers found that 80% of them had thought of qutting Alamy More than four in five teachers have considered leaving the profession because of pressure of work, according to a new survey out today. The poll of almost 900 teachers by the Association of Teachers and Lecturers revealed 83 per cent were considering quitting – while one in four (24 per cent) said they would be gone in two years It comes on the eve of the union’s annual conference in Liverpool where the union…

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Humidity rather than heat is the number one enemy of the hard disk

Heat isn’t the biggest enemy for the humble hard disk, rather humidity is what causes the most failures, a new piece of research has observed. The study, carried out by Rutgers University and entitled ‘Environmental Conditions and Disk Reliability in Free-cool Data Centres’, found that the most negative effects on drive controllers and adapters were felt when humidity levels increased. As Network World reports, the testing took place in Microsoft data centres and encompassed over a million hard drives over a period of several years, and unsurprisingly found that the…

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One primary teacher’s open letter to the government: ‘The standards expected are now untenable’

The publication of the new primary assessment materials was the straw that broke the camel’s back for this English coordinator. She decided she had to write an open letter to education secretary Nicky Morgan Dear Nicky Morgan I have been considering writing to you for some time and have decided, in the light of thepublication of the exemplification materials by the Department for Education that I cannot leave it any longer. I am writing to complain about the standards now expected of Year 6 pupils at the end of key stage 2….

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One celebrated head’s 12-point manifesto to rescue the teaching profession from crisis

Trust in teachers, respect for teachers, Ofsted reform, league table abolition, pay rises and seven more targets… Surely the question on the lips of every individual who is passionate about education is this: “How do we break this cycle of negativity which is engulfing our profession?” Of course, this is no easy matter. However, I offer 12 points which, if addressed, could transform teaching. Let’s get the trust back. Why don’t people believe that generally teachers know what they are talking about? Let’s ditch the negatives and instead celebrate the calibre of…

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