Rs 82,000 cr lying in unclaimed bank a/cs, life insurance, mutual funds, PF: How to get your money back

When its flagship equity scheme completed 25 years, a fund house wrote to investors who had remained invested in the scheme for more than two decades. But the note of congratulation led to a completely unexpected outcome. Over the next few weeks, there was a perplexing flurry of redemption requests from many long-time investors. “Many … Read more

Education Matters: Measure MM funds used for legal fees

Revisiting decisions made by voters is never a good idea. Too often people say they would never have voted the way they did had they known … whatever. Marsha Sutton (File photo) Yet, looking back on actions that cannot be undone can prove worthwhile if it means influencing a different decision in the future. Take … Read more

Liberal dark money group 1630 Fund’s election wishlist boosted by Swiss billionaire

Former Mayor of New York City Michael Bloomberg (left) and philanthropist Hansjorg Wyss attend Oceana's 2015 New York City benefit at Four Seasons Restaurant on April 1, 2015, in New York City.  (Craig Barritt/Getty Images for Oceana)

Swiss billionaire Hansjorg Wyss appears to have helped liberal organizations, including a powerful dark money group called the Sixteen Thirty Fund, check off their election policy wishlist with at least $208 million in donations from his nonprofit and foundation since 2016. As of 2014, Wyss said he did not hold American citizenship, although money from … Read more

GOP State Leaders Fight Biden Over COVID-19 Relief Funds : NPR

GOP State Leaders Fight Biden Over COVID-19 Relief Funds : NPR

President Joe Biden takes questions from reporters as he speaks about the American Rescue Plan, in the State Dining Room of the White House, Wednesday, May 5, in Washington. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption toggle caption Evan Vucci/AP President Joe Biden takes questions from reporters as he speaks about the American Rescue Plan, in the State … Read more

Spain hopes to jumpstart electric car industry with EU funds

A man charges his electric car at an electrical charging point in Rivas Vaciamadrid, Spain, Tuesday, June 15, 2021.  Spain is Europe's second-leading car maker but it is lagging behind when it comes to electric cars, a situation that the government aims to change by using around five billion euros of the EU pandemic recovery funds to kickstart the electric car industry.

Barcelona, Spain – Daniel Sánchez is one of the luckier electric car owners in Spain. With a free recharging station less than a kilometer from his home just north of Barcelona, he can keep his Tesla ready to roll. “I cannot imagine stopping at a gas station ever again,” the 41-year-old transport company owner said. … Read more

1619 Project’s Nikole Hannah-Jones paid by Oregon Education Department with funds diverted from needy kids

Nicole Hannah-Jones attends 2019 ROOT 100 Gala at The Angel Orensanz Foundation on November 21, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Arturo Holmes/Getty Images)

Oregon’s Department of Education diverted money from a program for disadvantaged children who frequently miss school to pay the New York Times’ Nikole Hannah-Jones for a pair of events dedicated to her controversial 1619 Project, a retelling of U.S. history. “We used resources from Every Day Matters, focused on chronic absenteeism,” a state official told … Read more

SC Department of Education awards Aiken-area private schools COVID-19 funds | Education

Several Aiken County private schools received over $1.6 million in emergency assistance from the South Carolina Department of Education. State Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman said in a news release Tuesday that the funding comes from the Emergency Assistance to Non-Public Schools (EANS) program as COVID-19 reimbursements to help safely reopen schools and cover pandemic-related … Read more

Wyoming Department of Education submits plan for use of ~$304M in American Rescue Plan funds

Wyoming Department of Education submits plan for use of ~$304M in American Rescue Plan funds

By Brendan LaChance on June 8, 2021 (Dan Cepeda, Oil City) CASPER, Wyo. — The Wyoming Department of Education has submitted a plan to the U.S. Department of Education on how the state is looking to use $303,709,391 in American Rescue Plan Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) funds. Wyoming’s plan and supporting documents … Read more

Fitted Medical Scrubs-Makers Figs, Jaanuu Raise Profile, Funds

Santa Monica-based online retailer Figs makes stylish scrubs for medical professionals.

Santa Monica-based online retailer Figs makes stylish scrubs for medical professionals. Silicon Beach is bringing a high-end fashion look to the world of baggy medical clothing. Santa Monica-based online retailer Figs Inc., which makes stylish scrubs for medical professionals, went public on May 27. And now privately held Jaanuu Inc., an El Segundo-based scrubs manufacturer that also … Read more

Las Cruces homeless student education program gets more federal funds

Arlette Botello, pictured at Valley View Elementary on June 3, 2021, found out about Project Link Homeless Education Program through a teacher. Thanks to their assistance, she has received economic support and will be attending Doña Ana Community College in August.

LAS CRUCES — Arlette Botello came to Las Cruces from Mexico 10 months ago. Arlette, 18, came to the United State to live with her 27-year-old cousin, Joshua Jiménez. At Centennial High School, where she entered as a senior in August, one of her teachers introduced her to the Project Link Homeless Education Program, Las Cruces … Read more

US education chief brings funds to NJ schools

US education chief brings funds to NJ schools

Credit: (Edwin J. Torres/NJ Governor’s Office; CC BY-NC 2.0)June 2: U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona (left) and Gov. Phil Murphy were at Bergenfield High School to promote a return to in-person education. One stop after another, U.S. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona must feel quite the rainmaker lately when he visits schools across the country. … Read more

Webinar Replay: Reviewing The Third Round Of Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds (HEERF III) – Consumer Protection

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United States: Webinar Replay: Reviewing The Third Round Of Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds (HEERF III) 03 June 2021 Duane Morris LLP To print this article, all you need is to be registered or login on Mondaq.com. A replay of the webinar, “Reviewing the Third Round of Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds (HEERF III),” is … Read more

Plan would increase taxes on mining, pour more funds into education

An earth ore truck is loaded with materials at an open-pit mine.

CARSON CITY — Nevada lawmakers introduced a proposal late Saturday to impose additional taxes on mining, opening the door for consensus between an industry that has long sought to protect its unique tax structure and reformers who want to increase state spending on education. Under a deal brokered by lawmakers from both parties, mining lobbyists and … Read more

North Dakota education department plans to spend relief funds to address pandemic learning loss

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Throughout the pandemic, the Department of Public Instruction has received about $475 million in Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief funds through the three rounds of COVID-19 federal relief packages passed by Congress. The largest sum was awarded in March as part of President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion stimulus bill from which the Department of … Read more

How India’s small, homegrown fashion brands are stepping up to raise essential funds for COVID-19 relief efforts-Living News , Firstpost

How India's small, homegrown fashion brands are stepping up to raise essential funds for COVID-19 relief efforts-Living News , Firstpost

From amplifying COVID-relief resources for oxygen, ICU beds, plasma, and medicine on Instagram to donating up to 100 percent of their sales to organisations working on the ground to provide aid to those affected, fashion is positioned to help. “I come from a family of doctors. As we speak, my brother is serving at an … Read more