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The Education Department is cancelling $10.8 million in student loan debt for students at two shuttered schools

More than 1,500 former students at two shuttered schools will get a fresh start on their finances after the U.S. Department of Education said it will void their student loans. The department will cancel approximately 4,000 loans for ex-students at the Art Institute of Colorado and the Illinois Institute of Art, amid scrutiny from a Congressional committee and a class-action ... Read More »

Finance ministry turns down MoRTH’s demand for Rs 43,000 crore hike in outlay

Of the total budgetary support for the current fiscal, MoRTH has already spent Rs. 51,798 crore or 62% by September end, as per the Controller General of Accounts data. Despite the apparent thrust being given to infrastructure spending, the finance ministry has rejected the road transport and highway ministry’s demand for hiking the budget outlay for it by Rs. 43,000 ... Read More »

Finance Commission weighing incentives for states for farm reforms

These are among a plethora of stifling rules and regulations that have long hampered India’s progress in agriculture and, in turn, dented its farm export prospects. (Representational image) Fifteenth Finance Commission chairman NK Singh on Wednesday said the panel was considering working out a model to incentivise those states that undertake credible reforms in agriculture by easing or removing damaging ... Read More »

How to Keep Sports Fun For Kids

You always hear that coach before you see them. They’re yelling something about being out of position or not running hard enough for the ball. On a recent Saturday morning, the coach on the next field over was yelling at a pair of boys running past that they should “play soccer.” They stared at him with confusion. The girls on my team giggled because ... Read More »

AI In Financial Services: Is Finance Ready For AutoML

Windows of Skyscraper Business Office of qingdao ,china GETTY This past month I attended the AI for Finance show in New York where I was the host for a one-hour “tech talk” on the subject of AutoML in the world of financial services. With over 150 people in attendance, the audience was able to provide some pointed input on the topic of ... Read More »

Demands for Grants, Finance Bill may escape scrutiny of Parliamentary panels

Almost half of the budgetary exercise is over, but Parliament is yet to see formation of department-related standing committees (DRSC). This means Demands for Grants and the Finance Bill will not be vetted by DRSCs as of now. The Lok Sabha is scheduled to take up the Finance Bill for consideration and passage during the week starting July 15. There ... Read More »

M&M Finance to announce strategic tie-up for asset management arm

Mahindra & Mahindra Financial Services will rope in a strategic partner for its asset management arm-Mahindra Asset Management, sources told Moneycontrol. The company is expected to make the announcement at a press conference in Mumbai on June 21. “The strategic partner is an Indonesian player,” an industry source said without divulging details. As on March 2019, the assets under management (AUM) of Mahindra Mutual ... Read More »

Father’s Day Gift Guide: Best Gadgets For New Dads And Dads-To-Be

This story was written in collaboration with Forbes Finds. Forbes Finds covers products we think you’ll love. Featured products are independently selected and linked to for your convenience. If you buy something using a link on this page, Forbes may receive a small share of that sale. Like new mothers, first-time dads need all the help they can get. So Father’s Day ... Read More »

Get spoilt for choices at this new lifestyle store

CHENNAI: Spread over more than 1 lakh sq ft, Revathi Stores opened a new store at GNT Road, Redhills on Thursday in the presence of many patrons. The inaugural event was presided over by actresses Keerthi Suresh and Nikki Galrani. The new store boasts three enormous floors with a jewellery section on the ground floor and the rest for textiles, footwear, ... Read More »

New vehicle for long-term infra finance on the anvil

India is proposing to create a new entity for financing infrastructureNSE 2.95 % that will seek to bolster lower-rated bonds issued by companies in the sector. The National Housing Bank (NHB), National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Nabard) and India Infrastructure Finance Company Ltd will be roped in as investors for the proposed entity National Infrastructure Credit Enhancement Ltd or NICE. ” We have had ... Read More »