Primary Classes Of MP Schools Reopen After Break Due To COVID-19

Classroom teaching in the primary section of Madhya Pradesh schools resumed on Monday after remaining closed since March 24 last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, officials said. However, they added that attendance, despite a cap of 50 per cent of class strength, was low. “Schools were shut since March 24, 2020. Students seemed enthusiastic to be back in class after such a long gap. Those who did not have mobile phones to attend online classes seemed to be more excited,” Bhopal District Education Officer (DEO) Nitin Saxena told PTI. Queried…

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Goldman predicts the Fed will hike rates four times this year, more than previously expected

Persistently high inflation combined with a labor market near full employment will push the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates more than expected this year, according to the latest forecast from Goldman Sachs. The Wall Street firm’s chief economist, Jan Hatzius, said in a note Sunday that he now figures the Fed to enact four quarter-percentage point rate hikes in 2022, representing an even more aggressive path than the central bank’s indications of just a month ago. The Fed’s benchmark overnight borrowing rate is currently anchored in a range between 0%-0.25%, most…

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I Want To Accumulate Rs 30 lakh For My Child’s Education. How To Invest?

Question: I am 32 years old and have a 3-year old kid. I want to accumulate ₹ 30 lakh for my child’s future education. How should I invest? Anil Rego, CEO of Right Horizons, a wealth advisory firm: The current age of daughter is three years. The higher education (graduation) need will commence post 16 years and hence there is gap of 14 years to accumulate corpus. This is a long-term goal and hence we can consider investing in equity mutual funds via SIP mode (investing monthly). The amount required for education as…

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Approving Additional State Plans for American Rescue Plan Funds To Support Students & Families Experiencing Homelessness

This week, the U.S. Department of Education (Department) approved thirteen additional American Rescue Plan Act of 2021’s Homeless Children and Youth Fund (ARP-HCY) state plans, bringing the total to 41 plans approved. States are continuing to commit to utilizing the $800 million in funding provided by the American Rescue Plan (ARP) for identifying and supporting students experiencing homelessness and connecting them to wrap around services. The Department released the $800 million to states earlier this year. These plans continue to exhibit the hard work by states to expand opportunity for…

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British Council Announces New Scholarship For Indian Students, Young Professionals

The British Council has invited applications for a new Creative Economy Scholarship programme. Ten scholarships worth a total of over 149,000 pound are on offer for Indian students and young professionals to pursue postgraduate studies in the area of Culture Policy and Arts Management at four universities in the United Kingdom. Candidates can apply for the scholarship directly with the participating universities – Birmingham City University, Goldsmiths University of London, King’s College London and University of Glasgow, the council said. Resident Indian citizens with “relevant work experience or proven interest…

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Best Online Courses on Data Structures and Algorithms 2022

Data Structures and Algorithms Specialization (Coursera) 4.6 (11,571 ratings) || 253,929 students enrolled You will learn algorithms by implementing nearly 100 coding problems in a programming language of your choice. To the best of my knowledge, no other online course in Algorithms comes close to offering you a wealth of programming challenges (and puzzles!) that you may face at your next job interview. We invested over 3000 hours into designing our challenges as an alternative to multiple-choice questions that you usually find in MOOCs. Sign Up Algorithms Specialization (Coursera) 4.8 (4,948 ratings) || 85,713 students…

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The Product Proposed by Eduloans

Studying abroad is generally beyond the affordability of an average Indian household. However, education loans by different financial institutions render the much-needed respite to the aspiring students and their families. Eduloans further facilitates the entire process of availing an education loan for studying abroad. We will require as security Student Profile, Collateral and Cosigner or Guarantor. Everything will be carried out online. The loan amount is limited to 80% of Collateral. The maximum loan amount equals the total cost of study. The interest rates vary from 5% to 7%. The processing…

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Education Loan – Types, Rates, Features, and Eligibility

Quality education is of prime importance to any individual, and students go the extra mile to achieve that. However, the cost of education is on the rise lately and opting for an education loan seems to be the single best solution. An education loan is a loan that students apply to meet the financial requirements to complete their course. Many banks and NBFCs in India offer education loans at competitive rates to help educate the upcoming innovators and leaders. Top Education Loan Rates 2021 Bank Name Interest Rate (% p.a.)…

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10 Ways Student Debt Can Derail Your Life

Millennials have the unenviable distinction of being the most indebted college students in history. According to an analysis from New America, consumers under the age of 34 owe a combined total of over $620 billion in student loans as of mid-2019.1 That’s a sad fact when you consider that many college students are financially inexperienced, and many take out more money than they need. It’s important to match your loan to your expenses and borrow as little as possible. While it’s often necessary for students to take out loans to pay the full cost of their education,…

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Here’s how students can ease their education loan worries

Bainab Ganguly, 23, took an education loan to ensure financial stress doesn’t come in the way of building a career. But the covid-19 pandemic has upset his plans. “I am pursuing masters in advertising and public relations from a college in Mumbai while working for an ad agency. Due to covid-19, the final exams have been cancelled,” said Ganguly, who returned to his home town in Kolkata as he is working from home and his classes got over. He was hoping to get into a high-paying job after finishing the course. Now, the course completion will…

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