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This week in MFs: AUM up 8% in Nov-end but equity inflows dwindled

This week in MFs: AUM up 8% in Nov-end but equity inflows dwindled

Mutual funds’ asset base rose to a little over Rs 24 lakh crore by November-end, an increase of 8 percent from a month ago led by strong inflow in liquid schemes. According to data on Association of Mutual Funds of India (AMFI), the asset under management (AUM) of 42-player mutual fund industry jumped from Rs [...]

December 8, 2018 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on This week in MFs: AUM up 8% in Nov-end but equity inflows dwindled

United inks deal with Avianca, Copa to expand footprint in Latin America

United inks deal with Avianca, Copa to expand footprint in Latin America

Nicolo Filippo | Bloomberg | Getty Images An airplane sits at the Avianca Holdings SA Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) Aeronautical Center in Rionegro, Colombia on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017. Avianca Holdings SA reported a net income of $36.1 million USD in the third quarter despite a pilot strike that lasted for almost two months. [...]

December 2, 2018 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on United inks deal with Avianca, Copa to expand footprint in Latin America

Rupert Murdoch could pull off amazing coup: Buying Fox regional sports networks back from Disney at a discount of billions

Rupert Murdoch could pull off amazing coup: Buying Fox regional sports networks back from Disney at a discount of billions

‘New Fox’ leading contender to buy regional sports networks it sold to Disney   4:11 PM ET Fri, 26 Oct 2018 | 02:50 The front-runner to buy 22 regional sports TV networks from Disney is the same company that sold them in the first place. “New Fox,” the company that will remain after Rupert Murdoch sells [...]

October 28, 2018 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Rupert Murdoch could pull off amazing coup: Buying Fox regional sports networks back from Disney at a discount of billions

Your Ultimate Guide to Securing a Seat in JEE

Your Ultimate Guide to Securing a Seat in JEE

Securing a top rank in JEE is no less than a dream come true; after all, it is one of the most sought-after competitive exams in India. Every year lacs of students apply for JEE with big aspirations. However, only a few thousand are able to secure a seat in their dream college. Over the [...]

October 15, 2018 admin Education Comments Off on Your Ultimate Guide to Securing a Seat in JEE

Fertility apps are increasingly being used as contraception and one has even gained FDA approval

Fertility apps are increasingly being used as contraception and one has even gained FDA approval

The Food and Drug Administration recently approved mobile fertility app Natural Cycles as a method of contraception. While Natural Cycles was certified in Europe last year, this is the first time the U.S. has allowed a mobile app to advertise itself as a medical device that prevents pregnancy. In doing so, the FDA created a new category [...]

October 14, 2018 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Fertility apps are increasingly being used as contraception and one has even gained FDA approval

A $1 billion Gates Foundation-backed education initiative failed to help students – here’s how the foundation’s next $450 million project will look

A $1 billion Gates Foundation-backed education initiative failed to help students – here’s how the foundation’s next $450 million project will look

In 2009, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation launched an ambitious project to improve teacher effectiveness among certain primary and secondary schools in California, Florida, Tennessee, and Pennsylvania. The goal was to reform teacher evaluations. More effective teachers, the foundation predicted, would improve student achievement, raise graduation rates, and help low-income and minority students get into college. [...]

October 9, 2018 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on A $1 billion Gates Foundation-backed education initiative failed to help students – here’s how the foundation’s next $450 million project will look

Psychological Testing In Personnel Selection

Psychological Testing In Personnel Selection

The major objective of psychological tests is to distinguish and highlight the features of a good test.The most commonly used procedure is to construct a psychological or psychometric test. The use of the psychological tests in industrial organizations, with special reference to the selection ofpersonnel and also the typical problems associated with employees and employers [...]

August 11, 2018 admin Education Comments Off on Psychological Testing In Personnel Selection

Serena Williams: Young boys need domestic abuse education

Serena Williams: Young boys need domestic abuse education

NEW YORK — Serena Williams says the conversation about stopping domestic abuse shouldn’t just center around women, but men as well. The tennis superstar says education about domestic abuse should start when men are young boys. “I think expanding the conversation to men and expanding the conversation to young boys, it’s so important,” she said in an [...]

June 22, 2018 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Serena Williams: Young boys need domestic abuse education

Rabbittown Learners’ Program grads change their lives through education

Rabbittown Learners’ Program grads change their lives through education

The Rabbittown Learners’ Program held its adult basic education graduation Tuesday in St. John’s. Graduates shown here are Moaweya Almahad, Ferdinand Butobuto, Abdul Wahab Bwege, Kadir Gada, Nicholas Halfyard, Fatuma Hassan, Goran Ibrahim, Roger Martin, Mususa Mulumba and Claudine Wilcox. – Sam McNeish Create. Laugh. Play. Love. Learn. Words to live by. Students in the [...]

June 22, 2018 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Rabbittown Learners’ Program grads change their lives through education

The Three Steps To Make Google’s Vision For Education A Reality

The Three Steps To Make Google’s Vision For Education A Reality

Instead of sitting exams marked by teachers, students could be assessed by multinationals such as Nike, in a Google vision for education (Photo by Chris Radburn – PA Images/PA Images via Getty Images) Few people would argue that education is on the cusp of transformational change – unless it is to say it is already [...]

June 22, 2018 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on The Three Steps To Make Google’s Vision For Education A Reality

Quality of education slipping, says panel

Quality of education slipping, says panel

Sanjeev Singh Bariana Tribune News Service Chandigarh, June 17 The special committee on schools suggested by Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh has noted that the level of education in Punjab is slipping. This follows the average pass percentage of 59 per cent in government schools this year. The special committee took into account the findings [...]

June 18, 2018 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Quality of education slipping, says panel

Where should I invest to finance my son’s education 7-8 years from now?

Where should I invest to finance my son’s education 7-8 years from now?

Query: I am a central government employee and will be retiring shortly. I will get retirement benefits of about Rs 1.5 crore. Where should I invest this sum to be able to finance my son’s education 7-8 years from now? Jayant R. Pai, CFP and Head of Marketing, PPFAS Mutual Fund replies: Assuming that the entire Rs 1.5 [...]

June 18, 2018 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Where should I invest to finance my son’s education 7-8 years from now?