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Microsoft Ajax Content Delivery Network: jQuery and jQuery UI

The Microsoft Ajax Content Delivery Network (CDN) enables developer to add popular javascript plug-in directly from Microsoft's server instead of uploading on your server. As lot of other web developers will be using same scripts from CDN; therefore there are high chances that these files will be cached on different servers around the world and give performance edge to your website as well. Along this, another level cache advantage is user's cache as it is possible that user already visited a site which also used these scripts from CDN and no more need to download for your website. I believe it's a good step from Microsoft to facilitate developer and it's a strategic move as by this way Microsoft can gain control over changes in these files. As time goes and people will start these files from CDN, Microsoft will be in dominated position to propose changes in these files that supports their frameworks. To read more about CDN: http://www.asp.net/ajaxlibrary/cdn.ashx

Chinese language to be introduced as part of CBSE curriculum

Mandarin, the language spoken by the majority of Chinese, will soon be part of CBSE curriculum as India and China on Wednesday discussed modalities to train a large number of Indian teachers to acquire the language skills to make it part of the syllabus. "China is our powerful neighbour and emerging as a biggest consumer of global resources. We can not wish it away. The best way to introduce China in India is to introduce its language at primary level so that our kids develop interest and knowledge about China," Human Resources Minister Kapil Sibal said. The issue figured high on his talks with China's Education Minister Yuan Guiren, who promised to work out modalities to train Indian teachers in Chinese language in India. "Let us get enough Indians to learn Chinese. Let us have a lot of Chinese trainers in India who will teach the young students in schools. That is how we evoke interest in our kids about China. There is no other way to do it," Sibal told Indian

Student Resource: Group for MT Course

The yahoo group for Multi-tier students has been created. You people can join this group at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/PAFKIET_MT_Fall2010/