Dr Sanjib Saha, Principal of the college's day section, told the paper, "The fees for online forms will be Rs 60 as usual. However, the admission fees for all the graduation courses will be Re 1. The governing body of the college decided that Re 1 will be the sole admission fee for the students. It has been decided keeping in view the ongoing pandemic and financial crisis associated with it. Many meritorious students may not get admitted if the fees are high this year. Many parents are facing a financial crisis in the ongoing pandemic." … [Read more...] about COVID-19 impact | West Bengal’s college to charge Re 1 for admission to any graduation course
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“In July, we saw searches on our site up more than 200% for desks and office chairs compared to the same period last year. They need design guidance and inspiration to create a conducive space—whether they’re living at home or on campus,” Cindy Davis, executive vice president and chief brand officer of Bed Bath & Beyond and president of Decorist, said when College From House was unveiled. “In our survey of college students, about seven in 10 students say decorating their dorm is important to them and their dorm decor is an expression of self.” … [Read more...] about For college students trapped at home, redecorating childhood bedrooms is the latest assignment
“They’re this massive and strange investment of time, energy, labor and resources that we as designers experience all the time and know about, but that aren’t necessarily public,” says Kolb. A single mockup can cost upwards of $200,000 to build, he says. “It’s very real, it’s very physical. We perceive it as a wasted resource. Can we think of a way to activate it or to give it a second life?” … [Read more...] about Architects spend upward of $200K on facades they never use. Here’s a creative way to repurpose them
Since January, 15,735 pregnant people have contracted COVID-19 and 37 have died from complications related to the disease. But because COVID-19 is so new, there is limited research on the effects that it has on pregnant people or their babies. The published studies can be alarming and are often incomplete. Researchers are most concerned that pregnant people may be more prone to COVID-19’s worst symptoms than the general population. For that reason, the CDC has advised women not to skip prenatal visits. But as the pandemic rages on, it’s become more difficult for people on the road to pregnancy to access the prenatal and preconception care they need. … [Read more...] about Should you get pregnant in a pandemic? Women are weighing the risks
• Debt funds have some risk (interest rate risk, credit risk, etc.) and hence, are capable of providing better returns than fixed deposits (FDs). But this is not guaranteed. FD interest rate is known beforehand. Same is not the case with liquid funds. But well-run liquid funds are generally able to beat the interest rate earned on FDs of similar duration, that too if held for 3+ years (where they get better tax benefits). … [Read more...] about Viewpoint | Where to invest emergency money – savings account, fixed deposit or a liquid fund?