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Bihar Class 12 results see drastic fall in pass percentage

Patna , May 30

Nearly 70 per cent students who took the Class 12 Science stream exams of the Bihar School Examination Board have failed, while 76 per cent students who took the Arts exam have failed -- thanks to strict measures against cheating, according to results announced on Tuesday.

Bengaluru eye qualification in crucial AFC Cup game

Bengaluru , May 30

Hot on the heels of their Federation Cup triumph in Cuttack, an upbeat Bengaluru FC will be eyeing qualification to the next round when they take on Maziya Sports & Recreation in a Group E AFC Cup tie at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium here on Wednesday.

Indian online education industry to hit $1.96 bn by 2021

New Delhi , May 30

With increased internet penetration amid a surge in smartphone ownership, the online education industry in India is poised to hit $1.96 billion by 2021, a joint report by Google and KPMG said on Tuesday.

Need to guard against demographic dividend becoming demographic burden

New Delhi It has been an eventful three years for the Narendra Modi government. Back in 2014, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had inherited a system that was peppered with corruption scandals and where terms like policy paralysis, indecision and logjam were commonplace. However, such perceptions have changed and the country has come a long way since then.

Hans Zimmer's team used for 'Hanuman' soundtrack

Mumbai , May 30

The makers of writer-director Ruchi Narains "Hanuman Da Damdaar" have composed the soundtrack of the forthcoming animation film in Los Angeles with the help of Oscar-winning film score composer and record producer Hans Zimmer.

CBI arrests Himachal official for graft

Shimla/Chandigarh , May 30
Central Bureau of Investigation

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday arrested a senior official with the Industries Department of Himachal Pradesh for allegedly taking a bribe from a pharmaceutical company owner in Chandigarh.

A new era of shared clean-energy leadership begins in China

New Delhi
Indian governmentIndian government
There is a new reality in clean energy. The world's major emerging economies -- including China, India, and several others -- are moving to the centre stage of the clean energy transition. By betting heavily on energy efficiency, on wind, solar and other renewables, as well as other less carbon-intensive technologies, these countries are increasingly leading the way.