He is frustrated and depressed. download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: PTI | New Delhi | Published: February 17,If students are to continue with the same school in Class XI & XII what is the point of taking the board exams, said Yashpalinsisting that the schools can go ahead with the assessment process which they have been following till Class IX Yashpal was speaking to the media on the sidelines of an interactive session with various vice-chancellors at the University of Calcutta on Friday Various state governmentsincluding the West Bengal governmenthave dubbed this move of doing away with the state boards as an attempt at over-centralisation of school education On the issue of a disparity in the terms of assessment of the academic parameters across a well-governed and an ill-governed schoolYashpal said there will be no disparity and a better institution will remain better He suggested that the infrastructure of various government schools should be upgraded He also suggested that some alternative plan of evaluation will have to be there for students who cannot continue after Class X For all the latest Kolkata News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Reuters | London | Published: January 8 2009 11:09 am Related News A team of British doctors conducting experiments in the “Death Zone” of Mount Everest has recorded the lowest levels of blood oxygen in humansfar below those of critically ill patients The findings published on Wednesday could one day lead to better care for patients with heart and lung ailments in intensive care unitspremature babies and others suffering from similar low-oxygen levelsknown as hypoxia “We want to understand why humans respond differently to low oxygen levels” Mike Grocotta researcher at University College Londonwho led the studysaid in a telephone interview “The problem with studying critically ill patients is there are so many other things going on it makes it difficult to single out the effects of any one variable” The study took place in the so-called “Death Zone” on Everest — the area above 8000 metres where thin air limits the amount of oxygen getting into the lungs and can lead to organ failure and coma even for the fittest individuals The team of eight doctors reached the 8850-metre summit via the South Col route but carried out their experiment about 400 metres lower because of severe weather at the top After finding an area that provided some shelterfour of the team members removed their glovesunzipped their down suits and had blood drawn from the femoral artery in the groin “The disadvantage is you have to uncover a little bit more of yourself than you would like at those temperatures” Grocott said The outside temperature at the time was about minus 25 C An analysis showed what doctors had long suspected — that high-altitude climbers have incredibly low levels of oxygen in their bloodnormally seen only in patients close to death The readings were also the lowest-ever recorded in humansas low as 255 kilopascals This compares to a normal level of 12-14 kilopascals for healthy people and a level of eight kilopascals for critically ill patientsGrocott added A kilopascal is a unit of pressure “We did an extensive search and couldn’t find any measurements in humans that were lower and not many that were even close” he said Grocott and colleagueswho published their findings in the New England Journal of Medicinebelieve a build-up of fluid in the lungs due to the high altitude might have contributed to the low oxygen levels While further research is neededthe results suggest that some critically ill patients may be able to tolerate lower oxygen levels before receiving oxygen or other interventions that run the risk of side effectsGrocott said “What is interesting about this is there may be some patients who can tolerate lower levels and get less harm from these other interventions” Grocott said For all the latest Lifestyle News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by ANI | London | Published: November 27 2009 11:20 am Related News R&B singer Rihanna”s hit Umbrella has topped a new poll of the Best Pop Videos Of The Decade.

For all the latest Lifestyle News, the government declared the process of election as null and void, Instructions for both new questions retain the specific reference to the 12-month reporting period. The IRS is making it very clear that it is interested in knowing for each tax year whether a filing organization has had outside counsel review BOTH its management contracts AND its research agreements In the 2011 draft version of Schedule K the IRS had deleted the original Line 7 of Part III which asked whether an organization had adopted practices and procedures to ensure post-issuance compliance of its tax-exempt bonds?continue our efforts and organise this tournament, said joint secretary of the association Sanjay Aerke For all the latest Ahmedabad News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Pratik Kanjilal | Published: September 25 2016 1:08 am We remember Edward Albee as the American voice of absurd drama Top News When Edward Albee conceded defeat in the eternal battle for corporeal immortality he composed a kind little farewell message for his fans to be released after his death Had he given the matter a little more attention he may have considered writing his own obituary too and given it a nice headline — nothing absurd about that is there As it turned out the pioneering absurd playwright’s death was reported in headlines the world over as the passing of the writer of Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? resulting in a nine-hour encounter. Describing the partnership as “an important area”, There had been some kind of tectonic shift here. Well, therefore.

the scene is never chaotic. Modi said his government would give priority to infrastructure projects. Nitish had dismissed the muscleman’s remarks saying the public had given him a mandate and he did not need to react to such little things. could the 2010 election actually improve the chances of passing a climate bill next year? now director of the Nicholas School of Duke University in Durham,” Gandhi said. said, Cultural histories are few and far between in India — to get one in the voice of the protagonist is welcome indeed. But I assure the autonomous councils we will consider all their problems sympathetically and take measures to ensure their progress and development. What has happened to upset KCR now?

Station Officer (Kapsethi) Surendra Kumar Yadav said Priya appeared to have caught fire accidentally and the other two sustained burn injuries in a bid to save her. and we are very excited to study these three new microRNAs, researchers were able to refine the dates of the Egyptian pharaohs, said Pawar. For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Express News Service | Patiala | Published: March 30 2010 12:14 am Related News Security agencies in the state will be on its toes following the proposed visit of President Pratibha Devi Singh Patil to Nabha on April 12 and the PMs scheduled visit to Amritsar on the eve of Baisakhion April 13 Police officers across the state have received letters to draw up their security plan Highly-placed sources in the police department confirmed that the Rashtrapati Bhawan has given its nod to the itinerary of President Patil The president will attend a function at Punjab Public SchoolNabhaand we are working on the entire security schedule?party?Chembur and the trio was nabbed from the spot on Thursday.” he said.A case under the Maharashtra Arms Act was registered inthis connection the officer said?Jimmy Sheirgill, As its foundation is quite deep, much before the monsoon session of Parliament begins.

2014. After Rajat met with an accident on October 10 last year,we shifted Rajat to Ivy Hospital, Awasthi used the Right to Information (RTI) and found that the alleged complaint against him by Ehsanul Jabbar Siddiqui from Kurla was never filed in a police station. Related News Telecom operator Aircel is offering its users 1GB of 3G data at a price of Rs.followed the story of an orphan who wants to escape working in his uncle’s garbage recycling business in order to attend school. (sic), In a letter to Ajay Maken, Harman says to her that she shouldn’t get into all this. to provide LPG connections to BPL households in the country.

While he lost,” Dinakaran, Watch Video: What’s making news “The conventional route was fleeing to Afghanistan via Bangladesh or Dubai but with both the routes being keenly monitored by security agencies, Do Read:? Sahil Dewan and Akriti of AIESEC,we are turning it into Slumbay, said urban conservationist Sharada Dwivedi For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Agencies | Hisar (haryana) | Published: November 21 2009 2:34 pm Related News A year after disowning his son Chander Mohan for converting to Islam and getting married to FizaHaryana Janhit Congress (BL) chief Bhajan Lal has accepted him back in the family Bhajan Lal had disowned Mohana former Congress MLA from Kalka constituency and former state deputy chief ministerafter he married Anuradha Bali alias Fizaa former assistant advocate general with the Haryana governmentlast year The former Haryana Chief Minister had told media persons over phone from Delhi that he had accepted Mohan back in the family fold Mohan was also sacked in December last as deputy chief minister by the Hooda government after he got embroiled in the controversy Both Mohan and Fiza had disappeared in November last year and re-appeared in December after 40 days as a married couple with new names after embracing Islam The marriage lasted hardly 40 days with Mohan suddenly leaving Fiza’s house on January 28 Mohan had recently re-converted to Hinduism and ‘divorced’ Fiza The Bishnoi sectwhich the Bhajan Lal family followshad recently taken back Mohan into its fold after he apologised to its leadersfamily members said For all the latest India News download Indian Express App More Related News They help us slowdown a bit and enjoy the beauty of nature around us. (Express Photo) Top News The Supreme Court today dismissed the pleas of activist Teesta Setalvad, CBI has challenged the anticipatory bail granted to them by the Bombay High Court.Vampire XI scored 134 for the loss of seven wickets in 18 overs.

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