Schools ‘sweat’ over heat holiday

Schools ‘sweat’ over heat holiday

An overcast sky over the Hooghly on Tuesday afternoon. The Met office expects the maximum temperature to be back at 40 degrees Celsius or higher on Wednesday. Picture by Ankit Datta  Calcutta: The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations on Tuesday issued a circular to all its affiliated schools in Bengal, requesting them to comply with the state government’s appeal to suspend classes till the heatwave-like conditions prevailing since last week abate. This came within hours of the school education department issuing two circulars, one addressed to the ICSE council…

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Sindh Govt announces holiday for educational institutes

Sindh Govt announces holiday for educational institutes

KARACHI: All public and private educational institutions in Sindh will remain close on Friday (tomorrow) on account of Shab-e-Baraat, Samaa reported. According to a notification issued by provincial education department, all educational institutions across Sindh will remain closed on 12th May 2017 on account of Shab-e-Barat. Meanwhile, Chairman of Board of Intermediate Education Karachi (BIEK) has announced that the Intermediate Examinations will be held as per scheduled. [“Source-samaa”]

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How To Use Your Office Holiday Party To Advance Your Career

How To Use Your Office Holiday Party To Advance Your Career

STEPHANIE VOZZA 12.12.16 5:32 AM We’ve all heard office holiday party horror stories. Drunken coworkers committing faux pas that become watercooler gossip on Monday morning. Instead of simply surviving the night without embarrassing yourself, seize the day and advance your career. “Consider the office party as the best opportunity annually to speak with people you normally have limited exposure to,” says Caroline Stokes, founder of the executive search and coaching firm FORWARD. “The person working the room seeing how others make an impact within the company and maybe sharing commonalities…

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