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Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education results won’t be declared today

Students, don’t panic. The Secondary School Certificate (SSC) results will not be declared today. Quashing rumours, the Maharashtra state board announced that the results will be declared later this week. A press release will be issued at least one day before the results are to be announced, said officials. “There are many rumours surrounding the date by which the SSC results will be announced. We request students and parents to not pay heed to them,” said Duttatray Jagtap, chairperson of the Mumbai division, which includes Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Thane, Palghar, and…

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WHO Study Indicate Hike in Depression Cases By 20 Per Cent: 6 Habits We Need to Stop Today

The rise in depression cases has become an alarming concern across the globe, especially in the last decade or so, where we see umpteen young adults, college students and adults falling prey to the mental illness. Another startling report published by World Health Organisation (WHO) earlier this year, has taken the entire global mental health circuit by shock. “These new figures are a wake-up call for all countries to re-think their approach to mental health and to treat it with the urgency that it deserves,” said WHO Director-General, Dr Margaret…

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Mumbai’s air quality dips, to go down further today

Mumbai’s air quality dips, to go down further today With temperatures falling and winds calming, the air quality in Mumbai that was poor on Friday further dipped on Saturday . And it is only expected to get worse on Sunday , according to the System for Air Quality Weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR). The city’s overall air quality was indexed at 283 on Saturday evening, down from 267 Friday .Both fall in the poor air category meaning people with heart or lung disease, older adults and children should reduce prolonged…

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Delhi today, your city tomorrow

Delhi today, your city tomorrow (PTI photo) There’s something the hillside retreat of Parwanoo in Himachal Pradesh has in common with the industrial town of Korba in Chhattisgarh–both have consistently recorded higher than acceptable particulate matter (PM) levels. Since 2011, at least 94 Indian cities have not met national air quality standards. Many of these cities have been on the list from the 1990s, say officials of the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB).Neither the Centre nor the states have put in place a plan to ensure that cities get taken…

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Xiaomi Mi 5 India Launch Today

Xiaomi is all set to launch its latest flagship smartphone in India, the Mi 5, at an event in New Delhi later on Thursday. With the launch, India will become one of the first markets with Xiaomi Mi 5 outside China. To recall, the Xiaomi Mi 5 was announced in three variants – but, it is unclear if Xiaomi will launch all three variants in India. Xiaomi Mi 5’s standard edition featuring 3GB of LPDDR4 RAM and 32GB inbuilt storage is priced at CNY 1,999 (approximately Rs. 21,000), while the…

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