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Best mutual funds for child’s education

I have investments in three ELSSs (Rs 2,500 each). The schemes are: ABSL Tax Relief 96, Reliance Tax Saver Fund and Tata India Tax Saver Fund. My questions are: 1. Are these funds good? Are they good for the long-term horizon of 10 years or more? Or should …

JEE Advanced: Four from Chandigarh tricity in top 100

Pranav Goyal, 17, a resident of Sector 15, Chandigarh, who secured the All India Rank (AIR) 1 in the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced 2018, owes his success to his mentors and parents. An alumnus of Bhavan Vidyalaya, Panchkula, Pranav was also the tricity topper in the Class …

Tighter regulation of out-of-school education ditched despite concern

The government has abandoned plans to tighten controls on out-of-school education despite concerns over the safeguarding of children in unregistered settings. The Department for Education launched a consultation in November 2015 on introducing an inspection regime and creating new powers to impose sanctions where failings were identified. However, yesterday DfE …