SC asks UPSC to appear after plea complains of multiple answers in civil services prelims

The Supreme Court asked the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on Thursday to appear before it in a matter where a law student complained against “wrong questions” in this year’s Civil Services Preliminary Examination conducted on June 18. A bench headed by Justice Dipak Misra did not issue a formal notice to the commission but asked its lawyer to be present on August 1. It asked the petitioner – Ashita Chawla – to supply a copy of the petition to the UPSC’s advocate and also sought presence of the Centre’s advocate during…

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EduGeek Answers Education IT Professionals’ Tech Challenges

A British-based online peer support community called EduGeek wants to be education IT professionals’ lifeline for any kind of technical support. The company demoed their browser-based and mobile platform at ISTE 2017 last week (June 25-28) in San Antonio, TX. The company was founded in 2005 to provide first-class support without personal information being disclosed or paying a membership fee, according to a company news release. Now, EduGeek is used by nearly 90,000 members worldwide. It is primarily known for its technical forums, but it also offers direct support through its partnerships with Impero, Smoothwall and Promethean World. Forum thread…

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