Samsung issues hotfix update in second Android Pie beta for Galaxy S9

Samsung has just issued a hotfix update to the second Android Pie beta on Galaxy S9, launched yesterday. It is only 90 MB in size and patches two significant issues that slipped in the major release. Users complained about losing mobile data connection and having trouble launching some apps. To get the Pie beta that moves to One UI on your Galaxy S9 or Galaxy S9+, you must be part of the Samsung Members program (also known as Samsung+ in the United States). Through the dedicated app you can see…

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Education’s contribution to vital issues

THE importance of education and how it contributes to important issues such as climate change, resilience and sustainable development were some of the most important questions raised during the 20th Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers which was held in Nadi last week. Commonwealth secretary-general Baroness Patricia Scotland said commitments made under the Fijian “bula” spirit would make a difference in future discussions and outcomes. “The objectives must answer the question as to whether education could really make a contribution to resilience and also to help us to make our contributions…

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UGC issues draft rules on awarding degrees online, Aadhaar likely to be made mandatory for the courses

In what might pave way for obtaining degrees online, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has drafted UGC (Online Education) regulations, 2017 and has sought public feedback till August 18. Once the regulations are in place, students and working professionals will be able to obtain a degree online, recognised by the UGC. Institutes will be able to offer online degrees in all fields, except engineering, medicine, dental, pharmacy, nursing, architecture and physiotherapy. At present, the Commission does not recognise any course offered fully online. A student can get a degree by…

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Single-sex schools ‘not equipped to deal with transgender issues’

One school said it had made certain allowances, such as allowing a trans girl to change for sport separately from boys Ted Eytan/Flickr Teachers are calling for more training to deal with transgender issues in schools as evidence emerges that more pupils are coming out. Delegates at the Association of Teachers and Lecturers conference in Liverpool were told that the issue could be more difficult in single-sex schools. Graham Easterlow, who teaches in an all boys’ school, told how one pupil had confided in teachers that she wanted to identify…

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Teenage Health Issues How To Manage With Proper Diet

Teenagers who take healthy diets look and feel good. Their bodies need energy and nutrients to grow and work properly. A healthy diet means eating a collection of foods that give the body the right number of calories depending on how active the teenager is. Avoid fad diets which most teenager fall for and take an advice from a nutritionist or a doctor. Get Started 1. Don’t skip the breakfast. Skipping meals does not help to lose weight but contributes to poor health because the body misses out the essential…

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