25 May 2020

Science and Education

Boris Johnson confirms primary schools WILL open on June 1 with some secondary pupils back in following weeks (13)
Latest Kate Ferguson24 May 2020, 17:16Updated: 24 May 2020, 23:40 Kate FergusonInvalid Date, THE Prime Minister ordered primary schools to reopen their gates from June 1 in a surprise announcement on Sunday. But critics said the announcement was an attempt to shift the spotlight away from the Dominic Cummings row.
Asia Stocks Up As Lockdowns Eased, Hong Kong Pares Early Losses (10)
By AFP News 05/25/20 AT 3:35 AM Most Asian markets rose Monday as a further opening up of economies from lockdown offset worries over worsening China-US tensions, while Hong Kong traders stayed cautious following weekend protests over a controversial proposed security law. While Donald Trump has limited travel from Brazil as the Latin American country sees deaths and infections spiral, traders were focusing on the
Question in Goa Board's Class X English exam stokes row (4)
PTI Panaji, May 25, 2020 13:42 IST Updated: May 25, 2020 13:42 IST In the English exam held last week, the controversial question described a conversation between two persons, where one says he has to opt for a job in Portugal because of jobs being scarce here, and that one needs to have influence and money to get a job.
Burundi Expected To Announce Ndayishimiye Next President (3)
By AFP News 05/25/20 AT 6:27 AM Burundi's election commission is expected Monday to declare Evariste Ndayishimiye the country's next president, with all signs showing the ruling party's candidate on track for victory following last week's poll. The National Independent Electoral Commission will unveil the outcome of the presidential and legislative races at 1200 GMT. Local government results are also expected Monday.
Mumbai University Exams 2020: Shiv Sena slams state government over stand on university exams (3)
Shiv Sena members feel that conducting exams in Mumbai can put the health of the students in jeopardy amid the coronavirus pandemic, which currently plagues the nation. Press Trust of India Maharashtra May 25, 2020 UPDATED: May 25, 2020 13:46 IST Shiv Sena is speaking up against the conduction of final exams in Maharashtra universities.
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