Why Repaying Your Education Loan is Important

It then dawned on him that in his aim to own his dream house and save money for it, he had completely neglected paying his education loan, thereby costing him his home in Mumbai. Like any other loan, it is vital to know that an education loan is a credit facility provided to help one pursue his/her higher education. Like any other form of credit, education loans have to be repaid once one completes his/ her course and gains employment. Also like any other loans and credit cards, education loans…

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Education Ministry Launches Online Module To Track, Re-Enrol Out-Of-School Children

The Ministry of Education on Friday launched an online module to compile data on out-of-school children that will facilitate age-appropriate admissions for children in the 6-14 age group. The ministry also said that for out-of-school children in the 16-18 age group, financial assistance will be provided for the first time in the 2021-22 session to allow them to continue their education through open or distance learning mode.\ “Taking care of every student of India is our government’s top priority. Accordingly, The department of school education and literacy developed an online…

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MP govt and private schools come to a face-off over school fees issue

Private school operators and the government have come to a face-off in Madhya Pradesh. The MP government issued an order on Thursday saying parents of students studying in private schools will not have to deposit any fees other than tuition fees till further orders. On the other hand, private school operators have warned that they should be allowed to collect tuition fees as well as other fees such as annual fees and school development fees; otherwise schools in the state would be closed in protest from July 12. What MP…

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NBSE Result 2022: Nagaland Board HSLC, HSSLC Results Not Today; Details Here

The Nagaland Board of School Education (NBSE) HSLC (Class 10) and HSSLC (Class 12) results 2022 will not be declared today, May 25. A notification that claims NBSE results will be released today afternoon is fake. Once declared, NBSE 10th and 12th results will be available on the official website- nbsenl.edu.in and nbsenagaland.com. Candidates can check their Nagaland Board HSLC and HSSLC results by using their roll number and school code. Candidates should note that the NBSE will send 10th and 12th results to schools along with mark sheets and…

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Tata Sky Binge+, HD Set-Top Boxes Price Discounted Up to Rs. 400 Online

Tata Sky has once again reduced the prices of its set-top boxes in India. This is not a permanent price cut, and has been introduced as part of its latest Diwali offer. The discounts have been offered on the Tata Sky HD set-top box, Tata Sky Binge+ set-top box, and Tata Sky +HD set-top box in India. The Tata Sky Binge+ gets a price discount of Rs. 200 whereas the Tata Sky+ HD set-top box gets a price discount of Rs. 400 in India. After its last price cut in September, the…

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Digital University Kerala Partners With United Nations, World Health Organization On Disaster Preparedness

he Digital University Kerala has partnered with United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and World Health Organization (WHO) to organise a two-week knowledge workshop on ‘Integration of Digital Technologies in Disaster Preparedness’. The workshop, which commences on May 16 and concludes on May 27, aims to address the lack of understanding and absence of requisite skills that hinder the broad application of digital technologies in combating disasters. The workshop is part of an ongoing collaboration of Sinnu Susan Thomas, Assistant Professor, Digital University Kerala and Edilson K. Arruda, Lecturer, University of…

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Unlimited opportunities, huge investments: India bets big as Expo 2020 Dubai kicks off

Dubai kicked off Expo 2020 on Thursday and India is all set to generate huge investments and opportunities as the world emerges from the shadow of the Covid-19 pandemic. At the first such event in the Middle East, 25 million people are expected to visit over six months. With gleaming pavilions in the dusty Dubai suburbs, Expo 2020 may even overshadow the Tokyo Olympics, during which strict Covid-19 rules ensured the venue lacked spectators. However, pandemic protocol will make its presence felt at Expo 2020 too, as visitors will have to…

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What teachers, parents, students should do for online classes

In these Covid-19 times, with lockdown in most places, schools are forced to shift from classroom to online teaching. Classes are conducted through virtual platforms. Homework has become digital. Children are required to spend long hours indoors, focussing on their mobile phone, iPad or laptop. This raises many concerns regarding their long-term health. Dr Ramesh Kekunnaya, Head, Child Sight Institute, L V Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad. For parentsThe amount of time the child spends using digital devices should be proportionate to the child’s age. While 12 to 16-year-old can be…

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Bengal govt to reopen primary schools after evaluating Covid situation: CM Mamata

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said that her government will wait for a few more days to evaluate the Covid-19 situation before deciding to reopen primary schools in the state. Some caution should be exercised before reopening primary schools as there are warnings of another variant of coronavirus, she said. Banerjee said that schools reopened for classes 8 to 12 on February 3, while open-air learning sessions for students up to class 7 started four days later under a project named ‘Paray Shikshalay’ (education centre at your locality). “On reopening primary schools,…

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Education Loan Defaulters Disqualified From Applying For SBI Jobs: Court

Madurai bench of the Madras High Court has issued a notice to the State Bank of India ordering that applicants defaulting on loan payments should be disqualified and barred from applying for jobs at the bank. In its recruitment drive for Probationery Officers, Junior Associates and Junior Agricultural Associates, the bank has said those who have defaulted on loan repayments, even for credit cards, will not be eligible to apply. The decision has left many like Ravi Kumar – a young engineer from Chennai – shattered. Ravi has still not…

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