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The benefits of taking an education loan and the need to strike a balance

A student loan would obviate the need to disturb your own investment portfolio and help preserve your financial goals, including retirement plans. Photo: ThinkStock Education is expensive, be it in India or overseas. However, as a parent, you are always in a quandary whether to tap into your savings or avail an education loan. In India, good quality higher education ... Read More »

Donald Trump’s Commerce Secretary says Syria air strike was ‘after-dinner entertainment’ at Mar-a-Lago

  US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross has said President Donald Trump’s strike on Syria served as “after-dinner entertainment” at his luxury Florida resort Mar-a-Lago. “Just as dessert was being served, the President explained to [Chinese President Xi Jinping] he had something he wanted to tell him, which was the launching of 59 missiles into Syria,” Mr Ross said, describing the ... Read More »

MOAB strike: US bombing of IS in Afghanistan ‘killed dozens’

Media captionWatch 2003 footage of the GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast Bomb (MOAB) being tested A US military strike with a weapon known as the “mother of all bombs” (MOAB) killed 36 IS militants and destroyed their base, the Afghan defence ministry says. The biggest non-nuclear bomb ever used in combat was dropped on an IS tunnel complex in Nangarhar ... Read More »

Five Lakh Bank Employees To Go On One-Day Strike

Employees of PSU banks, private banks, foreign banks and co-operative banks will join strike Chennai: Around five lakh bankers will go on strike on September 2 protesting against the central government’s economic polices and anti-labour reform measures, the All India Bank Employees’ Association (AIBEA) said on Thursday. In a statement, the AIBEA said at the call for the National General ... Read More »

Delhi’s Auto, Taxi Unions Withdraw Call for Strike on Monday

Delhi Autorickshaw Sangh and Delhi Pradesh Taxi Union tonight withdrew their call for strike on Monday after the city government gave them a written assurance that their demands would be fulfilled. The two unions account for the major chunk of the autorickshaw and taxi drivers in the national capital. Rajendra Soni, general secretary of both the unions, said Delhi Transport ... Read More »