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Odisha tribal community girls break the barriers i their struggle for the education

  The year 2017 has been a life changer for Hundadi Kadraka, a 27-year-old mother of three. Her mundane, humdrum existence in the remote Railima village in the foothills of Odisha’s Niyamgiri hills saw a disruption this year. Her husband, a small-time subsistence farmer, persuaded her to send her eight-year-old daughter Momita to the village primary school. It was a crucial decision for nobody in the family, leave alone a girl, had been to school before. The Kadrakas are Dongria Kondhs, one of Odisha’s most primitive and backward tribal communities.…

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Flipkart to hold its ‘biggest ever iPhone X’ sale on this date

New Delhi : The leading Indian e-commerce giant Flipkart is all set to hold the biggest ever iPhone X sale. The e-tailer has planned a year ending sale in which it is offering discounts on various smartphones. As part of the sale it will be holding the iPhone X sale December 7 midnight. Calling it the biggest ever iPhone sale it might be possible that the company might roll out some interesting offers as well. The e-tailer has also mentioned that the stocks are limited and you have to be quick to…

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Parents staged protests in front of the school, where a 4-years old girl was allegedly sexually assaulted by two teachers.

Police Complaint Lodged Against GD Birla School Principal. Angry parents and guardians continued protesting outside the GD Birla Centre For Education in south Kolkata’s Ranikuthi area on 3 December, after a four-year-old student of the school was sexually assaulted. The school will remain indefinitely shut, reported ANI. The nursery student allegedly narrated the details of her traumatic experience on camera, sources told The Telegraph. Police are set to interrogate the accused – physical education teachers Abhishek Roy and Mohammad Mafisuddin – based on the 4-year-old girl’s video testimony. The child’s…

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Chandigarh gangrape: Victim should not have boarded autorickshaw when three men were already inside, says MP Kirron Kher

Member of Parliament Kirron Kher Wednesday said that the 22-year-old woman who was gangraped allegedly by an autodriver and his two accomplices should not have boarded the vehicle when she saw three men already sitting in it. Kher said this when asked about the crime that has shaken Tricity. “Bachi ki samajhdaari ko bhi main thoda sa kehna chahti hun… saari bachiyon ko.. ki already jab koi teen aadmi baithe hue hain uske andar… to aapko usme bethna nahi chadhna chaeye tha….I am saying this to protect the girls…..,” Kher…

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Stay alert if you use Chinese apps such as TrueCaller, Weibo, WeChat and Others : Home Ministry

A country wide advisory has been sent to all field formations of the Army and paramilitary forces  warning of a cyber attack through mobile phones. Officials have been told to ensure that officers and men under their control delete certain apps created by Chinese companies or having Chinese links from their mobile phones, whether official or personal. The advisory comes in the wake of inputs received by the Union Home Ministry from agencies like the R&AW and NTRO. The advisory says, “As per reliable inputs, a number of android/IOS apps…

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Volcano erupts in Bali, thousands stranded as airport closes

  Indonesian authorities raised the alert for a rumbling volcano on Bali to the highest level on Monday, stranding tens of thousands of travellers as ash clouds forced the closure of the tourist island’s international airport. Mount Agung has been hurling clouds of white and dark gray ash about 3,000 meters (9,800 feet) into the atmosphere since the weekend. Video released by the national disaster agency showed a mudflow of volcanic debris and water known as a lahar moving down the volcano’s slopes. It said lahars could increase as it’s…

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According to Alibaba founder Jack Ma, a successful leader needs to have IQ, EQ, and LQ

So, what are these EQ and LQ apart from IQ? Here is the elaborations of them by Jack Ma himself. Good leaders generally develop different kinds of intelligence. There’s old-fashioned IQ of course, their intelligence quotient. There’s EQ, the quotient related to emotional intelligence; this concept turned fashionable in management circles within the last few years. And then there is what Jack Ma calls “LQ.” “If you want to be respected, you need LQ,” said Ma, the founder and executive chairman of Chinese internet giant Alibaba, who spoke in New…

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India Notes ban a mistake, even our ‘Chhillar’ jas become Miss World : Shashi Tharoor’s tweet how backfires

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor’s attempt at witticism backfired, after he tried to play on newly-crowned Miss World 2017 Manushi Chhillar’s surname, comparing it to ‘loose change’ Within a few hours, he took to Twitter again, to clarify that “no offence was meant” to Manushi and asked people to “chill” Congress leader Shashi Tharoor’s attempt at witticism on Sunday backfired, after he tried to play on newly-crowned Miss World 2017 Manushi Chhillar’s surname, comparing it to ‘loose change’. “What a mistake to demonetise our currency! BJP should have realised that Indian cash dominates…

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India’s education system needs to be far better than it is today: Bill Gates

TOI Guest Editor Bill Gates , who was the world’s richest man for almost two decades and is still its foremost philanthropist, talks about public health, technology and ideas that could change the world He may have recently been replaced as the world’s richest man by Jeff Bezos+ , but meeting Bill Gates is still an immensely enriching experience. The famed intellect is as rapier-sharp as ever, and his eyes light up with an endearing nerdish delight as he passionately holds forth on potentially life-changing ideas. He remains intensely focused and driven, but also…

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