Have a question on loans? This may help you

> I plan to take a loan for my son’s higher education. Do I have to pay EMI from the day I get it? – Gaurav Singh No, in an education loan the EMI essentially starts after completion of the course. In the interim period, you may clear the interest component, every month. In this period, the interest applied is simple interest and not compounded. > I want to invest some money in stocks. Can I take a bank loan to invest? —KS Sujan As an advisor, I would discourage…

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JPSC recruitment 2019: Fresh vacancies, last date May 15 – Here’s how to apply

JPSC recruitment 2019: Jharkhand Public Service Commission (JKPSC) has issued a recruitment notification for the posts of Assistant Professor. The candidates can apply by May 15, 2019, for these positions. The last date for submission of the hard copy of the application is May 23, 2019. The applicants have to apply in the prescribed format before the last date for application submission. There are 262 Assistant Professor posts open for recruitment. The candidates must read the official notification before applying for the posts of Assistant professor to make sure that they…

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UGC Delhi recruitment 2019: Fresh jobs, last date May 25 – Here’s how to apply

UGC Delhi recruitment 2019: University Grants Commission (UGC) has invited applications for the posts of Sr. Project Consultant, Project Co-ordinator, Project Consultant, Sr Project Associate (Data Entry Operator),  Jr. Project Consultant, Sr. Project Associate, and Helper. The last date for submission of the application form for these posts is May 15, 2019. The hard copy of online application can be submitted till May 25. The candidates have to apply in the prescribed format before the last date ends. The candidates have to go through the official notification before applying to make…

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Kurukshetra University recruitment 2019: 198 clerk vacancies available, pay scale of Rs 19900 – 63200; last date May 15

Kurukshetra University recruitment 2019: Kurukshetra University (KUK) has issued a recruitment notification inviting application for the post of 198 clerks. The last date for submission of the application form is May 15, 2019. The applicants may apply in the prescribed format before the last date.   The candidates must go through the official notification before applying for the posts to make sure that they have all the requisite educational qualifications and experience for these jobs. The candidates may visit the Kurukshetra University official website – kuk.ac.in – for details about selection criteria,…

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Postponed! AMU exams to now commence from May 12

The annual examinations of the Aligarh Muslim University will now commence from May 12, according to vice chancellor professor Tariq Mansoor. The examinations were earlier scheduled to begin from May 7, but were postponed following the ongoing student protest on the campus. Prof Mansoor said the University has taken this decision in view of the improvement in the law-and-order situation on the campus. He said the University had initiated a number of steps for the return of normalcy, which primarily centred on the addressing of all genuine demands of students…

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Subtle bias against students may be present in online classes

A new study by education researchers suggests that the kind of subtle racial discrimination known as implicit bias found in brick and mortar classrooms may be present in online college classes. Researchers from Stanford, the University of California – Irvine and Vanderbilt University began by creating fictitious online student identities. They chose names that suggested racial and ethnic identity, such as Todd, Emily, Tyrone, Tanisha, Mei, Tao, Priyanka, and Samir. They then posted comments using those personas in class forums for Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC). “The names that had been assigned a…

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Dia Mirza Says Sanjay Dutt Biopic May Give Her Career ‘A New Direction’

Dia Mirza in Mumbai. (Image courtesy: Dia MIrza) NEW DELHI:  HIGHLIGHTS Very excited about the Dutt biopic and my work in it: Dia Mirza Dia plays the role of Sanjay Dutt’s wife Maanyata  Ranbir Kapoor plays lead role in the Rajkumar Hirani-directed film Actress-producer Dia Mirza is excited to work on Rajkumar Hirani’s yet untitled Sanjay Dutt biopic, but doesn’t want to take stress by thinking how it will take her “career as an actor in a new direction.” Dia will be seen playing the role of Sanjay’s wife Maanyata in…

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Key education reforms panel may push widening of RTE to nursery, high school

A key panel of India’s apex education reforms body is likely to recommend bringing pre-school and classes nine and 10 within the ambit of the Right to Education (RTE) Act, thereby expanding the range of free education for children across India, members of the panel said on Saturday. Currently, the landmark law applies to children between six and 14 years of age studying in Classes 1 to 8. The sub-committee of the Central Advisory Board of Education (CABE) will meet on January 11 to finalise its recommendation before sending the…

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Worries about the safety of bank deposits may further erode the economy of trust

ndian villagers queue outside a bank as they wait to deposit and exchange 500 and 1000 rupee notes in Hanuman Ganj village on the outskirts of Allahabad | Sanjay Kanojia/AFP The Big Story: Fear and savings “This tsunami will wipe out your money lying in the banks,” warned a message that went viral on WhatsApp recently, spreading panic among depositors. It was referring to the new Financial Resolution and Deposit Insurance Bill, 2017, lying with a joint parliamentary committee at present and expected to be tabled during the winter session. Among…

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Why a lack of recruitment may not be Sheffield Wednesday’s biggest problem this summer

When Carlos Carvalhal revealed at the end of May his intention to bring ‘four or five’ new players to Sheffield Wednesday, few would have predicted the Owls’ current predicament. Two and a half months on and two games into the new Championship season, George Boyd remains the only fresh face at Hillsborough, despite one or two glaring holes in Carvalhal’s squad. Carlos Carvalhal, manager of Sheffield Wednesday It has become evident over the past few weeks that financial fair play is more of a factor than many Wednesdayites had initially envisioned, but surely the Portuguese…

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