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Higher Education Is Rigged Against Students

As millions of college students across the country pack their bags for the fall semester, many are wondering how they are going to pay for it. Millennials today face tuition and fees three times higher than their parents did in the ‘70s and ‘80s, adjusting for inflation. Skyrocketing costs are forcing students to borrow money at historic levels. Nationwide, Americans owe more ... Read More »

HC stays recovery proceedings against real estate developer

The Delhi High Court has stayed the recovery proceedings against a real estate developer over alleged failure to repay a loan amount of over Rs three crore to a company which had lent the money. Justice Jayant Nath also appointed a retired district and sessions judge as an arbitrator to adjudicate the dispute between the parties. The court said the ... Read More »

ASCI Upholds Misleading Ad Complaints Against Amazon, Paytm, FreeCharge, and Others

ASCI Upholds Misleading Ad Complaints Against Amazon, Paytm, FreeCharge, and Others HIGHLIGHTS ASCI upheld complaints against online retailers such as Amazon, Paytm ASCI received 152 complaints in November Paytm’s 50 percent cashback on two movie tickets was termed misleading Advertising sector watchdog ASCI upheld complaints against 100 misleading advertisements in November, including those of HUL, Indigo Airlines, Emami, Idea Cellular, ... Read More »

MPs quietly vote against compulsory sex education in schools

Conservative MPs have voted to block plans for sex and relationship education (SRE) to be made compulsory in schools. Under increasing pressure from campaigners over the past year, Education Secretary Justine Greening repeatedly suggested she was open to reforming the current Government guidance on SRE, which currently allows free schools and academies to opt out of teaching the subject in class. ... Read More »

Fair Trade Regulator Rejects Complaint Against DLF

New Delhi: The Competition Commission of India has dismissed allegations that DLF indulged in unfair business ways with regard to sale of a residential plot in Uttar Pradesh after finding that the realty major was not a dominant player in the relevant market. The matter pertained to allotment of a residential plot at the Garden City project at a village in Lucknow district and it was ... Read More »

Solar Powered Startup Provides Protection Against Lion Attacks

How do you stop a lion from attacking your farm animals? If this isn’t a problem you encounter often, then you probably weren’t aware that bright lights help keep the predatory animals away at night. But it is a problem for farmers in rural Africa – and so is getting electricity to their homes. Until recently, one of the only ... Read More »

As Tide Turns Against Chip Industry, Samsung Forges Ahead of Rivals

Gloom may be settling over much of the world’s semiconductor industry but Samsung Electronics Co Ltd is expected to cope better than most due to its strong technological edge, enabling it to boost market share for some key products and possibly even lift revenue. A plunge in PC sales and slower growth for smartphones globally has hit the sector hard, ... Read More »

Sebi Cautions p.c. traders against fake Refund promises

New Delhi: Cautioning traders within the over Rs 50,000-crore p.c. case, the Securities and exchangeBoard of India (Sebi) has requested them to shield towards unauthorised attempts to accumulate theirproperty and investment files. below the supervision of the ideal courtroom and a panel headed with the aid of former chief Justice of India R M Lodha, Sebi is presently within the ... Read More »

Education gap works against regions

NAPLAN testing and other research shows children in Australia’s mainland capitals start Prep with a headstart that carries all the way through their school life. The gap is pronounced by the end of high school, when rural and regional students are less likely to gain their leavers’ certificate. Australian Bureau of Statistics figures show two-thirds of city dwellers have completed ... Read More »