Student loan cutbacks not expected to land on Trump’s desk this year

Student loan cutbacks not expected to land on Trump’s desk this year

Republicans who were eager to impose new restrictions on federal student lending and loan forgiveness are likely to be stymied this year by Democrats. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. No more PLUS loans for grad students! Public Service Loan Forgiveness to be eliminated! No more subsidized student loans! If you see some scary-looking headlines like these about legislation making its way through Congress in coming weeks, you can probably take them with a grain of salt. Republicans who were eager to impose new restrictions on federal student lending and loan forgiveness are likely…

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Centre to check if land details of technical institutes are true

Centre to check if land details of technical institutes are true

The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) directed all the engineering colleges and other higher educational institutions, including those offering management programmes, to submit fresh occupancy certificates duly issued by competent district authorities in their locality. Those institutions operating for more than 30 years have also been asked to submit a “structural stability certificates” to the council. Such institutions are required to obtain this certificate from registered “structural engineers.” A decision to this effect was taken at a meeting on September 7 to ensure that such buildings remain safe…

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