NPAs may continue to crimp banks’ earnings for rest of FY18

Asset quality concerns continue to plague India’s banks, especially those owned by the government, and analysts expect June quarter’s pain to remain in 2017-18. Thirty-seven of the 38 listed banks that reported June quarter earnings till Saturday have posted a 24.3% rise in aggregate gross bad loans to...
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​The Power of Choice: Why Online Classes Matter to Students

There is no lack of evidence to suggest that online classes have deeply transformed the teaching and learning landscape in higher education. In 2015, for example, nearly 30 percent of college students took at least one online class. But as more faculty are being encouraged to teach online, how often...
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Doctors and Distance Learning: Randomized Controlled Study of a Remote Flipped Classroom Neuro-otology Curriculum

A new study published in Frontiers in Neurology examining remote clinical neuroscience education shows that distance learning has the same outcomes as classroom learning for training healthcare professionals. Dr. Frederick R. Carrick, founder of Carrick Institute and his team at Bedfordshire Centre for Mental Health Research in association with the University of Cambridge, Harvard Medical...
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RBI looking into improving quality of education loans: Rajan

Bengaluru: Reserve Bank Governor Raghuram Rajan Friday said the central bank was looking into improving the quality of education loans despite high levels of defaults. Rajan, who delivered the Sri Vithal N Chandavarkar Memorial Lecture at the Indian Institute of Science campus here, responding to a question on...
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