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Serena Williams: Young boys need domestic abuse education Rabbittown Learners’ Program grads change their lives through education The Three Steps To Make Google’s Vision For Education A Reality Quality of education slipping, says panel Where should I invest to finance my son’s education 7-8 years from now? Education briefs for Monday, June 18 Spotlight: Fireball Approves Aims to Protect Online Buyers from Scams 94% of Diners Will Choose a Restaurant Based on Online Reviews 68% of Workers Still Get Most Work Done in Traditional Offices

Serena Williams: Young boys need domestic abuse education

NEW YORK — Serena Williams says the conversation about stopping domestic abuse shouldn’t just center around women, but men as well. The tennis superstar says education about

Rabbittown Learners’ Program grads change their lives through education

The Rabbittown Learners’ Program held its adult basic education graduation Tuesday in St. John’s. Graduates shown here are Moaweya Almahad, Ferdinand Butobuto, Abdul Wahab Bwege,

The Three Steps To Make Google’s Vision For Education A Reality

Instead of sitting exams marked by teachers, students could be assessed by multinationals such as Nike, in a Google vision for education (Photo by Chris

Quality of education slipping, says panel

Sanjeev Singh Bariana Tribune News Service Chandigarh, June 17 The special committee on schools suggested by Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh has noted that the

Where should I invest to finance my son’s education 7-8 years from now?

Query: I am a central government employee and will be retiring shortly. I will get retirement benefits of about Rs 1.5 crore. Where should I invest this

Education briefs for Monday, June 18

Denzine named chief of VCU faculty affairs RICHMOND — Virginia Commonwealth University has a new head of faculty affairs. Gypsy Denzine has been named the

Spotlight: Fireball Approves Aims to Protect Online Buyers from Scams

The sharing economy and online selling platforms have brought about many new opportunities for entrepreneurs and consumers. But it has also led to new opportunities

94% of Diners Will Choose a Restaurant Based on Online Reviews

What goes into the decision-making process when a diner is looking for a restaurant? According to the new TripAdvisor “Influences on Diner Decision-Making” survey, 94%

68% of Workers Still Get Most Work Done in Traditional Offices

The way we work has changed across the board, but the traditional office still persists when it comes to the workplace. And according to the

Talks on LSA stretch to the last mile

Talks on LSA stretch to the last mile

Days before U.S. Defence Secretary Ash Carter is to visit India, there is no clarity on whether three key foundational agreements will be signed during the visit, officials on both sides told The Hindu. Negotiations on the Logistics Support Agreement [...]

April 7, 2016 News
Swiss police raid UEFA as Panama Papers scandal spreads

Swiss police raid UEFA as Panama Papers scandal spreads

Swiss police raided the European soccer body UEFA on Wednesday to seize information about a contract disclosed in the Panama Papers that was signed by Gianni Infantino, now head of the global soccer body FIFA. The impact of the leaked [...]

April 7, 2016 Business
Dudley children’s services: ‘Serious failings’ identified by Ofsted

Dudley children’s services: ‘Serious failings’ identified by Ofsted

Ofsted inspectors said there was no assurance that vulnerable children were safe or “effectively protected” due to inadequate services at Dudley Council. The authority had been aware of the deficits for “some time” but had not acted quickly enough, they [...]

April 7, 2016 Education
JIT visit took place in cooperative spirit: Pakistan

JIT visit took place in cooperative spirit: Pakistan

Pakistan’s Joint Investigation Team (JIT) undertook its trip to India with a “cooperative” approach, the Pakistan Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday. In a press statement that seemed at variance with Pakistani media reports which claimed that the JIT had drawn [...]

April 7, 2016 News
Opioid painkiller may be new treatment for heroin addiction

Opioid painkiller may be new treatment for heroin addiction

WEDNESDAY, April 6, 2016 — Hydromorphone — an opioid painkiller — may be another treatment option for heroin addiction, a new Canadian study suggests. The research included more than 200 heroin addicts in Vancouver. They hadn’t responded to commonly used [...]

April 7, 2016 Health
Study: Eating when not hungry bad for health

Study: Eating when not hungry bad for health

CORNELL, N.Y.– Marketing is making people eat when they’re not hungry, and that’s making people less healthy, according to a new study. Researchers at Cornell University found when people eat when they’re not hungry, blood glucose levels rise more than [...]

April 7, 2016 Health
ED attaches assets worth Rs. 53 crore in NPA case

ED attaches assets worth Rs. 53 crore in NPA case

The Enforcement Directorate has provisionally attached assets worth Rs. 53 crore in connection with the ongoing investigation into allegations of money laundering of about Rs.2,330 crore funds procured from nationalised banks by Surya Vinayak Industries Limited (SVIL) and its sister [...]

April 7, 2016 News
U.S. weakens retirement advice rule, responding to industry

U.S. weakens retirement advice rule, responding to industry

A new U.S. rule aimed at protecting retirement savers from profit-hungry brokers turned out to be much weaker than an initial proposal after the Obama administration bowed to pressure from the financial services industry. The rule, announced by the Department [...]

April 7, 2016 Business
14-year-old receives fully functional 3D-printed nose implant

14-year-old receives fully functional 3D-printed nose implant

NEW YORK — A 14-year-old who lost his nose in an accident is thought to be the first person in the United States to have received a 3D-printed nose, restoring his senses of smell and taste, according to doctors at [...]

April 7, 2016 Health
Coalgate: panel probing Sinha submits report

Coalgate: panel probing Sinha submits report

A Supreme Court-appointed committee led by former CBI Special Director M.L. Sharma on Wednesday handed over its report on investigations into frequent meetings held by the investigating agency’s former chief Ranjit Sinha with prominent accused in the coal scam cases [...]

April 7, 2016 News
Margate deaf students ‘abused and harmed’

Margate deaf students ‘abused and harmed’

Westgate College and the Royal School for Deaf Children in Margate both shut after the trust that runs them went into administration in December. The CQC has now published details of conditions it found at the college. It said it [...]

April 7, 2016 Education
Geneva prosecutor opens inquiry linked to Panama Papers: Swiss media

Geneva prosecutor opens inquiry linked to Panama Papers: Swiss media

The Geneva prosecutor said on Thursday he had launched a criminal inquiry in connection with the Panama Papers, which revealed the use of offshore companies, including many set up by lawyers and financial institutions in the Swiss city. “We have [...]

April 7, 2016 Business