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CBSE wants schools to frame rules after teachers complain about salaries

Concerned over complaints received from private school teachers across the country over payment of partial salary and delay in disbursement of salary and allowances, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has asked affiliated schools to frame service rules and follow them. “A number of complaints have been received against affiliated schools alleging payment of partial salary, delay in disbursement of salary and allowances, promotion and non-availability of welfare measures for teachers, retaining the teachers after schools hours, engaging them in the non-education activities etc. As a result, the teachers…

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Make the Salad Everybody Wants to Eat

There was a time when the word “salad” referred to little more than a pile of iceberg lettuce. It was ornamentation, sometimes doused in a sickly-sweet, carrot-colored dressing described, inexplicably, as “French.” No one then may have actually wanted to eat a salad. It was punishment, a self-flagellation for all the truly delicious things we had been eating, for the jiggle we were slowly accruing. If you threw in a couple of cherry tomatoes and a few croutons so stale they resembled moon rocks, you could tote one of those…

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Google Wants to Help You Find Time for What You Love

If you are unable to find time for the things you love with your hectic work life getting in the way, Google thinks it may have a solution. The search giant is introducing a new feature into its Calendar app called Goals that will help you find the right time to do these activities. “One day it’s ‘I got called into a last-minute meeting.’ The next day it’s ‘I have a friend in town,’” Jyoti Ramnath, product manager for Google Calendar, wrote in an official blog post. “And before you…

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EA Wants to Win PC Gamers Back, but Its Actions Say Otherwise

Electronic Arts is on a “journey to regain the trust of the PC gamer.” At least that’s what Peter O’Reilly, EA Senior Marketing Director for Origin, said in a recent interview. “Over the last couple of years we have focused on ensuring a great play experience from launch and bringing players a better experience on Origin with programs like the Great Game Guarantee, On the House, and now Origin Access,” O’Reilly told video game trade publication MCV. “We’re excited about the progress we’ve made, but are always pushing ourselves to…

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