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CBSE Class 10 result: Why Delhi’s performance has seen a dip since 2013

New Delhi: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) 10th grade results were announced early afternoon on Saturday, and Delhi saw a major dip of 13.67% in its performance from previous years. Officials of the Directorate of Education said they would collect all data and look into the matter. This year 78.09% of the students from Delhi who appeared for the grade 10 exams, passed the exams. This is a major dip in performance from previous years performances. in fact , Delhi’s performance in the grade 10 CBSE exams have…

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Ramadan Special 2017: Delhi’s Top 11 Ramadan Food Eateries That You Must Visit

“There’s hidden sweetness in the stomach’s emptiness. We are lutes, no more, no less. If the sound box is stuffed full of anything, no music. If the brain and belly are burning clean with fasting, every moment a new song comes out of the fire. The fog clears, and new energy makes you run up the steps in front of you….” -Jelaluddin Rumi Come Ramadan and the madness at the galis of Chandni Chowk and Jama Masjid multiply tenfold. Ramadan or Ramzan is the ninth month of the IslamicCalendar, and…

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Delhi’s Air Quality Enters Red Zone Again

With a drop in wind speed and the return of fog, the air quality of the national capital turned ‘severe’ today, following a fairly long period when strong wind movement had helped keep the pollutants at bay. The air quality index of the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) had Delhi’s air in the ‘severe’ category with a reading of 410, which may affect healthy people and seriously impact those with existing respiratory ailments. (Reviews: Best Air Purifier 2016-17) Private agency Skymet has forecast that pollution levels are likely to increase…

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Delhi’s ‘Severe’ Air Quality Continues

Delhi on Thursday witnessed severe level of air quality on the fourth consecutive day after Diwali. System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR) showed levels of PM (particulate matter) 2.5 and PM 10 exceeding 500 at most locations early in the morning. Values above 500 are considered beyond the Air Quality Index (AQI). The US Embassy’s air pollution monitor, which covers the area of Chanakyapuri, showed PM 2.5 levels touching 1,000. Residents of Delhi complained about irritation in eyes, cough and other discomfort due to the plunging…

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PoochO Carpool App Launched Ahead of Delhi’s Odd-Even Scheme

Delhi Transport Minister Gopal Rai on Tuesday launched a app called “PoochO Carpool” to give people more options for carpooling during the second phase of the odd-even traffic scheme to be implemented in the national capital from April 15 to 30. Launching the app, Rai said it would help users find carpool options within a radius of 1-5km. “This app will help users a lot during the odd-even scheme. Fathers going to school to pick up their children in the afternoon can opt for carpooling with the help of this…

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