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My Nation My Vote: Education system needs change

Devarshi Manishkumar Barot, 23, student. (HT/PHOTO) Name Devarshi Manishkumar Barot, 23, student Did you vote in previous elections? I was very excited when I voted for the first time in 2014. As a citizen of the country, I think it is my responsibility to vote What issues have mattered to you in the past? Affordable housing, education for all, development ... Read More »

MPs quietly vote against compulsory sex education in schools

Conservative MPs have voted to block plans for sex and relationship education (SRE) to be made compulsory in schools. Under increasing pressure from campaigners over the past year, Education Secretary Justine Greening repeatedly suggested she was open to reforming the current Government guidance on SRE, which currently allows free schools and academies to opt out of teaching the subject in class. ... Read More »

Google Alters Searches to Try to Make It Easier for Americans to Vote

HIGHLIGHTS Google says it will now provide in-depth search result on voting information Google accounts for roughly two-thirds of the US search market, says comScore In-depth results spell things out clearly for people unclear about their situation One of the things that makes Google so powerful is that the sheer amount of data it gathers makes it possible to understand ... Read More »

Arun Jaitley, Raghuram Rajan Say India Will Withstand Brexit Vote

Raghuram Rajan pledged to inject liquidity in dollars and rupees as needed HIGHLIGHTS Mr Rajan pledged to inject liquidity in dollars and rupees as needed RBI intervened after rupee fell as much as 68.22 to the dollar Bond markets relatively sturdier, as investors moved towards safe-havens Mumbai/New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram ... Read More »

Scotland Finance Minister Says Vote Makes Clear Scotland Sees Future As Part Of EU

Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon. (Reuters Photo) LONDON:  Scotland has made clear that it sees its future as part of the European Union, Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said on Friday, after it voted to remain while most of the United Kingdom voted to leave. “The vote here makes clear that the people of Scotland see their future as part ... Read More »

Brexit Vote Seen Shaking London Property Market

London: The Brexit vote could cool London’s super-heated property market, with some professionals already noting signs of a slowdown, though Gulf investors have signalled their interest is so far undimmed. After a slump in 2008 during the global financial crisis, the sector recovered, first tentatively and then at full pelt, with average prices this year reaching 54 per cent higher ... Read More »