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The CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) students will be permitted to use magnifying glasses and portable video magnifiers during the Class X final examination from 2020. Alternative-type questions will be provided in lieu of questions having visual inputs for visually impaired candidates in social science subject. The board has directed all its affiliated schools ..

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Christina Koch to set a new record for longest spaceflight by a woman

NASA astronaut Christina Koch will set record for longest single spaceflight by a woman. Her mission on the International Space Station (ISS) has extended to 328 days. Koch arrived at the space station on 14th March 2019, and now is scheduled to remain in orbit until February 2020. With this, she will eclipse the record ..

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India ranked 140th in 2019 World Press Freedom Index

India has slipped two places to rank 140th among 180 nations in the 2019 World Press Freedom Index (WPFI), report released by Reporters Without Borders (RWB), an international NGO based in Paris. The report notes that attacks against journalists by supporters of the ruling BJP increased in the run-up to the ongoing Lok Sabha elections.The ..

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2019 International Day of Human Space Flight

The International Day of Human Space Flight is observed every year on April 12 to mark the beginning of the space era for mankind, reaffirming the important contribution of space science and technology in achieving sustainable development goals and increasing the well-being of States and peoples, as well as ensuring the realization of their aspiration ..

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US and Canada are the only 2 nations to fly Boeing 737 planes

After the fatal plane crash in Ethiopia many countries have temporarily suspended Boeing 737 Max flights. However, the US and Canada are still using them. The EU recently suspended it on Tueday. The move came after around 8 flights crashed in the past and all the 8 reported of technical problems. Recntly in OCtober another ..

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