How To Invest In Sovereign Gold Bonds? Other Details Here

SGB is issued by Reserve Bank India on behalf of Government of India. Sovereign gold bond (SGB) scheme, a government-run scheme, allows gold investments in non-physical form. The Sovereign Gold Bond (SGB) scheme comprises government securities denominated in gold wherein investors are required to pay the issue price in cash. The bonds are redeemed in […]

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Railway roadmap: Govt to invite private players to run routes

The Vande Bharat Express, India’s first semi-high speed train, was flagged off by PM Modi in February. (PTI) The Narendra Modi-led government has started its second term by laying out the blueprint for a substantial boost in India’s infrastructure. A key element of that is the upgrade of Indian Railways. However, during the Budget presentation, Finance […]

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Could Dropouts Be The Solution To The Education Crisis?

In the United States, more students drop out of college than receive a degree. According to the U.S. Department of Education, only four in 10 students receive a degree within six years and only 20% graduate with an associate’s degree from a two-year institution within three years. Over the past 20 years, more than 31 million students have […]

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Paytm announces expansion in education space, wants to offer test preparation content, academic loans and more

Indian digital payments giant Paytm on Tuesday said that it is looking to significantly expand the education services category on its platform. At present, the company claims to be working with private and government educational institutions to offer admission forms, exam results, applications for government jobs, coaching, test preparations, scholarships, study abroad, skill development, certification […]

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Ruling against Amazon may prove broader blow to its business model

Los Angeles: A federal court ruling that Amazon.com Inc. can be held liable for a dog collar sold on its website that partly blinded a woman could complicate the online merchant’s business if it is applied broadly. The Third Circuit Court of Appeals, in Philadelphia, overturned a judge’s decision that Amazon was shielded under the Communications Decency Act, […]

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Crisis in special educational needs drives parents to court

Court appeals against Send decisions rose to 6,374 in 2018-19, almost double the number recorded three years earlier. Photograph: Linda Nylind/The Observer A funding shortfall for children with special educational needs has led to a surge in court appeals, as families turn to legal action to secure extra help from cash-strapped councils. With a 26% […]

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Dwarfism drug aims to boost healthy growth

Scientists hope a new type of medication could boost healthy growth in children born with dwarfism. Sam Short, nine, from south London has been on the treatment for three years as part of an international trial. It is experimental but experts hope the drug can stop some of the medical complications linked to stunted growth. […]

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