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5 Reasons Personal Finance Should Be Taught In School

Piggy bank with glasses and blackboard GETTY Having basic personal financial skills is one of the most important things you can do to live a healthy, happy and secure life. Your level of understanding around the fundamentals of budgeting, saving, debt and investing will impact every part of your life and can mean the difference between prosperity or poverty. With ... Read More »

EXCLUSIVE: National Education Policy will be finalised soon, says HRD minister

The National Education Policy (NEP) 2019, which aims to completely reform the education sector in India, will be finalised soon. In an exclusive interaction with Moneycontrol on the sidelines of the 57th convocation at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay, Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’, the Union Minister for Human Resource Development (HRD), said that they have engaged in deliberations over the ... Read More »

India Post Payments Bank to be converted into small finance bank

New Delhi: The postal department said it has decided to convert the India Post Payments Bank into a small finance bank, enabling it to offer small loans to customers. Besides, the department looks to open one crore accounts for IPPB in 100 days. The decisions were taken at the annual Heads of Circles Conference held at Srinagar in Jammu and Kashmir from July ... Read More »

Sex education: Llanelli MP says no child should be excluded

There is a “strong case” for scrapping parents’ right to remove children from sex and relationships education, according to a Welsh Labour MP. Llanelli MP Nia Griffith told BBC Wales she did not “want to see any child excluded from those lessons”. The Welsh Government is considering whether to make the lessons compulsory. A consultation on the issue has concluded ... Read More »

The OnePlus 7 Pro will be exclusive to T-Mobile in the US

T-Mobile has announced that it will be the only US carrier to sell the OnePlus 7 Pro when it’s released on May 17th. This follows T-Mobile’s exclusive on last year’s OnePlus 6T, which was OnePlus’ first partnership with a US carrier. We won’t know exact pricing details for the OnePlus 7 Pro until OnePlus’ event on May 14th, though it’s rumored to ... Read More »

There should be a mechanism by which GST Council and Finance Commission can coordinate: N.K. Singh

N. K. Singh, Chairman 15th Finance commission, at a press conference in Mumbai on September 19, 2018. File photo: Vivek Bendre The Fifteenth Finance Commission is up against unprecedented challenges. First, the Goods and Services Tax has introduced an element of uncertainty in the revenue projections of the Union and State governments. More importantly, the Terms of Reference notified for the ... Read More »

DNA Edit: Voice assistant scare – Gadgets gaining popularity, but results could be disastrous

  Using a voice assistant like a Siri (iPhone users), Google Assistant (Android users) and Alexa (Amazon service users) is catching on, and there have been several embarrassing episodes for the users. One Alexa user was shocked to know her private conversations were emailed to her co-workers and family members. A recent report about how Amazon workers listen in to ... Read More »

Film News Roundup: Miramax Developing ‘I Won’t Be Home for Christmas’

In today’s film news roundup, “I Won’t Be Home for Christmas” is in the works, the NFL has made a documentary about female team owners and D Street Pictures has signed Kenny Gage and Devon Downs to direct the dance feature “Move.” HOLIDAY PROJECT Miramax has acquired film rights to Lauren Iungerich’s holiday-themed screenplay “I Won’t Be Home for Christmas.” Iungerich is ... Read More »

Razer partners w/ PUBG Mobile developer Tencent, Razer Phone 3 might not be dead

Razer is a huge name in gaming, and today the company is taking a step to cement its place in mobile gaming. The company announced today that it would be partnering with Tencent for assorted mobile gaming projects. As TechCrunch reports this morning, the partnership between Razer and Tencent will cover everything from hardware to software and services. Apparently, this includes optimizing ... Read More »

PUBG Mobile’s new update to be released soon; all you need to know

Tencent Games has uploaded a new update of PUBG Mobile on the servers and the update will start rolling out from today, i.e. 19 February. The update 0.11.0 has brought the zombie survival mode where the gamers will fight off groups of zombies and monsters. Earlier, PUBG Mobile servers were taken down by Tencent for maintenance and also to upload ... Read More »