House panel to submit report on online safety of kids in a month
14-member committee mulls over legislative provisions to address online exploitation. The government has revealed in the ongoing Parliament session that 377 websites hosting child pornography have been taken down while 50 first information reports (FIRs) have been filed in cases of online sexual exploitation of children.
Humanoid, IoT labs among highlights at science fest next week
Hundreds of interactive science models along with a humanoid, mobile planetariu...
Educating racists is a waste of time
If racism is your platform for point-scoring, bringing up incidents from rival clubs as though this is all a game of Top Trumps, you’re – and I’m going to phrase this as nicely as possible – quite pathetic. You can’t fix stupid and it’s scary to think just how much of the population are sat fist-pumping in the knowledge there are no cameras ready to record their discrimination.
Maharashtra portfolios: Sena gets Home, NCP Finance, Congress Revenue
A statement from the CM's office said that Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde has been given the charge of Home, Urban Development, Forest, Environment, Water Supply, Water Conservation, Tourism, Public Undertakings, Parliamentary Affairs departments.
No proposal for education loans waiver, says govt
In the last three years from 2016-17 to March 2019, the amount of outstanding education loans rose from Rs 67,685.59 crore to Rs 75,450.68 crore in September 2019, as per data provided by public sector banks. More than 90 per cent of these accounts are standard as on March 31 this year, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman told the Lok Sabha.
Leaving the nest to study abroad is hard. 3 ways a Student Travel Insurance is one of your most trusted friend in a foreign country
#Flashback: Jindal heiress, royal baby Archie & other star kids born in 2019
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were blessed with their first child, a baby boy, on May 6 this year.
Is your kid unhappy? These two brain networks are to blame for suicide risk in millennials
Suicide is the second leading cause of death globally among 15-29 year olds.
Should you prepay your education loan before the repayment period of 8 years?
The deduction is allowed for eight years or until the interest is paid in full, whichever is earlier. Further, there is no upper limit on claiming this interest deduction.
Edtech startup Lido Learning appoints new CTO
Lido Learning (Quality Tutorials) was launched in April 2019 by Sahil Sheth, offering live tutoring and personalised online coaching sessions to students from Class 5-9 in math and sciences from both CBSE and ICSE boards.
How to allocate money to mutual funds to make Rs 75 lakh in 15 years?
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3.18 lakh children missing since 2014: Smriti Irani
In response to a question in the Lok Sabha, Irani presented the data according to which Madhya Pradesh was followed by West Bengal with 47,744 such children and Gujarat (43,658). The details of missing children were reported on web portals TrackChild and 'Khoya-Paya' which are used to track them.
Why Dr D feels an apology won't help Boris Johnson
Johnson isn't guilty of racism, but of spasms of incorrectitude.
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