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Special educational needs crisis deepens as councils bust their budgets A ‘vacuum’ in education: We need to teach kids, not just hold exams Key Apple Health researcher departs for new role at the Gates Foundation How technology is changing the face of retail For SRF, the chemicals business is keeping growth momentum steady Will scrapping on Article 370 open up real estate sector in J&K, Ladakh? India looking at newer EV battery technologies for strategic reasons Example of Party Business Ideas Education: Where is it heading?

Special educational needs crisis deepens as councils bust their budgets

Protesters, in London in May, demanding action to address the crisis in education for young people with special educational needs and disabilities. Photograph: Dinendra Haria/LightRocket

A ‘vacuum’ in education: We need to teach kids, not just hold exams

The intention is to guide teachers as well as students through the entire syllabus without leaving any gaps in the teaching-learning process. (Photo: Representational image)

Key Apple Health researcher departs for new role at the Gates Foundation

One of the earliest members of the Apple Health team has now departed Apple to join the Gates Foundation. As detailedly CNBC, Dr. Andrew Trister joined

How technology is changing the face of retail

The concept of “retail tech” might bring to mind a Jetsons-like shopping experience of glowing screens, biometric scanners, and robotic personal assistants. But the reality is

For SRF, the chemicals business is keeping growth momentum steady

Shares of SRF Ltd surged 13% on Tuesday after the company impressed with a better-than-expected June quarter performance. Revenue growth, though, slowed to 9% year-on-year

Will scrapping on Article 370 open up real estate sector in J&K, Ladakh?

Home Minister Amit Shah on August 5 proposed the scrapping of Article 370 that accords special status to Jammu and Kashmir. The Centre informed Parliament

India looking at newer EV battery technologies for strategic reasons

New Delhi: As part of India’s energy security plan, the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government is exploring newer battery technologies such as polymer-based solid state batteries

Example of Party Business Ideas

You can offer your services to ensure your clients have the best possible party experience. Starting a party business doesn’t mean you have to be

Education: Where is it heading?

The National Education Policy proposed by the Centre would have done well to emulate the earlier policies spelt out by the Mudaliar and Kothari Commissions

Home prices rise 5.7% in Jan: S&P/Case-Shiller

Home prices rise 5.7% in Jan: S&P/Case-Shiller

Home price appreciation in major U.S. metropolitan areas in the first month of the year kept pace with recent gains as inventory remained low, S&P Dow Jones Indices reported Tuesday. The S&P/Case-Shiller 20-City Composite Index rose 5.7 percent in January [...]

March 31, 2016 Real Estate
25 ROOMS WITH WONDERFUL WHITE WALLS

25 ROOMS WITH WONDERFUL WHITE WALLS

In the drawing room of a Manhattan apartment designed by Ann Pyne of McMillen, Inc., the Art Deco mirror is from Bernd Goeckler Antiques, the parchment-top cocktail table is a custom design, a wall sculpture by Thomas Houseago hangs above [...]

March 31, 2016 Home Deco
Mortgage applications fall 1%, dragged down by fewer refinances

Mortgage applications fall 1%, dragged down by fewer refinances

Spring home buying season has kicked into high gear, but it wasn’t enough to boost mortgage applications, which fell by 1 percent last week from the previous week, the Mortgage Bankers Association reported. That was largely due to a drop [...]

March 31, 2016 Real Estate
Oil prices recover on U.S. economy, inventory data

Oil prices recover on U.S. economy, inventory data

NEW YORK, March 30  — A soft build in U.S. crude oil stocks was buffered by a report showing domestic well costs have declined, sending oil prices higher early Wednesday. Crude oil prices plummeted Tuesday as supply-side strains added to [...]

March 30, 2016 Business
Custom 3-D printed scalp, hair helps cancer survivors feel like themselves again

Custom 3-D printed scalp, hair helps cancer survivors feel like themselves again

Sheri Valle was diagnosed with small cell lung cancer in April 2011, but the idea of re-growing the hair she lost from treatment gave her hope for normalcy after she finally beat the disease. After going into remission in early [...]

March 30, 2016 Health
Boeing could cut 8,000 jobs this year if savings not met

Boeing could cut 8,000 jobs this year if savings not met

WASHINGTON, March 30  — Boeing will cut some 4,000 jobs — about 2 percent of its global staff — by June to reduce costs, and could cut an additional 4,000 jobs by the end of the year. The aircraft maker [...]

March 30, 2016 Business
BAE Systems modernizing Sweden’s CV90 vehicles

BAE Systems modernizing Sweden’s CV90 vehicles

KARLSKOGA, Sweden, March 30 — BAE Systems is to refurbish hundreds of Swedish Army armored vehicles under a contract issued by the Swedish government. A total of 262 CV90 tracked vehicles are involved in the refurbishment, which is will begin [...]

March 30, 2016 Business
US preterm births tied to air pollution cost $4B a year

US preterm births tied to air pollution cost $4B a year

  U.S. premature births linked to air pollution cost more than $4 billion a year in medical care and lost economic opportunity, a new analysis estimates. Almost 16,000 babies arrive early each year due at least in part to air [...]

March 30, 2016 Health
Harris supplies tactical radios to African country

Harris supplies tactical radios to African country

Handheld tactical radios are among Falcon III systems ordered from the Harris Corporation by an African country. Photo courtesy Harris Corporation ROCHESTER, N.Y., March 30  —Harris Corporation reports it is to supply three variants of its Falcon III multi-band multi-mission [...]

March 30, 2016 Business
Bones, Joints and Muscles

Bones, Joints and Muscles

Bones, Joints and Muscles Topics Achilles Tendon Injuries see Heel Injuries and Disorders Achondroplasia see Dwarfism ACL Injuries see Knee Injuries and Disorders Amputation see Limb Loss Anatomy Ankle Injuries and Disorders Ankylosing Spondylitis Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury see Knee [...]

March 30, 2016 Health
‘Patience and tenacity vital for solving problem’

‘Patience and tenacity vital for solving problem’

The brief I was given and what I did in the first 100 days at work I Started my career as a software engineer and was the second employee at Tavant Technologies in India. Our objective was to understand the [...]

March 30, 2016 Business
Blood, Heart and Circulation

Blood, Heart and Circulation

Blood, Heart and Circulation Topics Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm see Aortic Aneurysm ABO Blood Groups see Blood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia see Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia Acute Myeloblastic Leukemia see Acute Myeloid Leukemia Acute Myeloid Leukemia AF see Atrial Fibrillation [...]

March 30, 2016 Health