National Institute of Open Schooling Exams: Supreme Court directs NIOS to declare results by August 7

Bar & Bench
The Supreme Court noted that after the petition seeking cancellation of exams was filed, the NIOS, on its own volition, issued a notification declaring cancellation of exams so nothing remained for Court’s consideration.

The Supreme Court today directed the National Institute for Open Schooling (NIOS) to declare its exam results by August 7 after taking note of the NIOS’ circular…

30 Ridiculously Low Number To Look At Efficacy Of A Drug: Prof OC Abraham On Biocon’s Trial

Outlook
Like everything else, the medical world too has been roiled by Covid-19 as the search for life-saving treatments proceeds at a frenetic pace. This week, the debate veered to Biocon Ltd’s Itolizumab—the first Indian drug to get approval for restricted emergency use from the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI)—and whether its clinical trial sample of 30 patients was too small to make…

RIL AGM 2020: JioMeet proves its mettle after successfully handling 3.2 lakh people simultaneously

FIRSTPOST
Addressing shareholders, Reliance Industries chairman and managing director Mukesh Ambani said JioMeet saw 5 million downloads within hours of its launch.

In its first massive challenge, JioMeet, the video-conferencing platform rolled out by Reliance Jio weeks back, was put to test during the Reliance Industries 43rd annual general meeting and proved to be impressive.

Reliance…

After the Huawei ban, it’s time to ask – do we really need 5G after all?

The Independent
The situation regarding Huawei begs a few questions. Let us assume that as well as wishing to support the USA’s stance and to put pressure on a totalitarian regime, we are concerned about the possibility of 5G communications equipment being used by China for the purposes of espionage or sabotage. Then surely the removal of their equipment at speed is a sensible idea.

It may…

CBSE class 10 results: No of students scoring above 90, 95 per cent drops this year

The New Indian Express
In 2019, over 2.2 lakh students were in this category comprising 12.78 per cent of the total number of students.

NEW DELHI: The number of students scoring marks above 90 per cent and 95 per cent in the class 10 exams conducted by CBSE has dropped this year, according to data.

Over 1.84 lakh students have secured above 90 per cent marks which is three per cent less than last year’s…