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Benefits fraudster steals £50,000 Porsche from finance firm

A BENEFIT fraudster with a taste for the high life stole a £50,000 Porsche from a car finance firm. Glamorous Tania Stultz, 30, was claiming benefits when she paid a £14,000 deposit on the 4×4 Porsche Cayenne. ALAMY The fraudster was convicted at Croydon Crown Court The mum-of-three had previously been handed a suspended sentence for a four-year £21,000 benefit ... Read More »

From nursery to university: Emerging market investors buy into education

Buildings housing the Varsity College, owned by Johannesburg-listed ADvTECH Group, are seen in Rondebosch, Cape Town, South Africa, September 22, 2017. Picture taken September 22, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings LONDON (Reuters) – Two decades after Yusuf Karodia launched Mancosa, a distance learning school to teach South Africans business skills, he sold up to UK private equity firm Actis. From nurseries to ... Read More »

World University Rankings 2018: IISc ranked highest from India, overall ranking falls

Indian institutes performed poorly for yet another year in the World University Rankings 2018 released on Tuesday. The Indian Institute of Science (IISc) was the highest ranked institute from the country, but it slipped from the 201-250 band to the 251-300 one. The fall was attributed to a drop in its research influence score and research income. Similarly, IIT Delhi ... Read More »

World University Rankings 2018: IISc ranked highest from India, overall ranking falls

Credit monitoring agency Equifax revealed shocking news late Thursday: A data breach of the company’s servers from mid-May through July 2017 resulted in the theft of the personal information of up to 143 million U.S. consumers—a huge chunk of the country’s 324 million population. Equifax says the breach leaked highly sensitive information, too, including “names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses and, in some instances, driver’s ... Read More »

IBPS Clerks 2017: Notification out, registration to begin from September 12

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has released notification for the clerk exam 2017 through the Common Recruitment Process (CWE Clerk VII) on the official website – ibps.in. This time, there are 7884 jobs for bank clerks, which is nearly 60 per cent less than previous year. In 2016, IBPS released 19,243 vacant posts and 19 banks participated in ... Read More »

Impressed by judge’s lifestyle, CS topper from Jaipur wants to study law

Jaipur Aayushi Pareek, who secured all-India rank 24 in the Company Secretary (CS) exams, wants to become a judge. The results of the CS professional and executive programme were declared by The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) on Friday. The Jaipur topper said that her family had a judge for a neighbour and she was fascinated with the prestige ... Read More »

No exemption from NEET for Tamil Nadu, Supreme Court directs government to start counselling process

In a major blow to the Tamil Nadu government, the Supreme Court today asked the state to follow National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET) after the Centre said the state cannot be exempted. The apex court also directed the Tamil Nadu government to start counselling process immediately and finish it by September 4. As The Indian Express reported yesterday, the attorney ... Read More »

‘Super thief’ who stole from netas nabbed

HIGHLIGHTS The thief, Siddharth Mehrotra, is a graphic designer from a well-educated family and his father used to be a bank manager. When cops scanned Facebook for Mehrotra’s profile, they found him sitting in a Ford Ecosport whose numberplate was clearly visible in a picture taken in Leh. The thief, Siddharth Mehrotra, is a graphic designer. NEW DELHI: He used ... Read More »

LG V30 Seen From All Sides in New Leaked Renders

HIGHLIGHTS The LG V30 is set to launch on August 31 The big highlight is tipped to be the dual camera setup The render suggests a bezel-less display as well The LG V30 is set to launch on August 31 at IFA in Berlin, but ahead of that, leaks continue to pour. A fresh leak brings a render photo of the LG V30 smartphone ... Read More »

|Interview|630 marks in ICAI CA Final, Raj Paresh Sheth from Thane get AIR 1 with 78.75 per cent

Meet Raj Paresh Sheth from Dombivali (Maharashtra) who has secured All India Rank 1 in ICAI CA examination. ICAI CA Final and CPT Results 2017 The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) today, July 18 declared the results of Chartered Accountants final examination result held in May, 2017 and Common Proficiency Test (CPT) held in June, 2017. Meet Raj ... Read More »