Planning to Take an Education Loan? Here Are a Few Tips

Overview: With the cost of education skyrocketing, educational loans have come to play a pivotal role in many people’s lives. These loans help anyone who wants to pursue higher education. They are most useful when it comes to courses at premier institutions that cost a lot. Parents can afford to send their children for higher education and students can also pay for their own education. These loans can be funded by jobs that they get after completing the course. But educational loans can be a significant burden if they are…

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SBI PO Prelims result 2018 expected in a few days, here’s how to check

The State Bank of India (SBI) is expected to declare the results of the preliminary examination for the recruitment of 2,000 probationary officers (PO) in the state-run bank on its official website on July 15. Category-wise merit list will be drawn on the basis of the aggregate marks scored in the preliminary exam, which were held on July 1, 7 and 8, to shortlist candidates for the main exam. Here’s how to check SBI PO Prelims result 2018 after it is declared: 1) Visit the career section of SBI’s official website…

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‘Too few quality maths institutes’

KOLKATA: Schools have lost the competence to identify students talented in science and groom them. This is one of the reasons why fundamental research has not thrown up anything substantial in recent years in India, felt MS Raghunathan, head of the Centre for Mathematics, IIT-Mumbai. Speaking on the history of Indian mathematics at the Presidency University Global Education Summit on Tuesday, Raghunathan blamed the lack of good schoolteachers for the dearth of talented young scientists in the country. Only a lot more investment in school education can change the situation…

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Why resigning is the preserve of the lucky few

Quitting has been all the rage ever since the Britain voted to leave the EU. In the space of a fortnight, there have been farewells from prime minister David Cameron, Ukip leader Nigel Farage and thwarted Tory leadership hopeful Boris Johnson. The resignation craze has by no means been confined to politics. England manager Roy Hodgson walked after his team’s humiliating defeat by Minnows Iceland and Chris Evans announced he was stepping down from presenting Top Gear after just one series. Knowing when to go brings a welcome dose of…

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