GradRight and Prodigy Finance come together to support Rohits dream of international higher education \
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GradRight and Prodigy Finance come together to support Rohits dream of international higher education

21-Jan-2022
HYDERABAD India Jan 21 2022 PRNewswire -- When aspirations were threatened by Covid-19 Rohit grew up in a humble middle class family From his childhood days he dreamt of studying at a top university in the US Like most of his peers he completed his Bachelors degree in Engineering found a job in the IT sector in India and bided his time to find the right moment to apply abroad He knew that funding his study abroad dream would be a challenge but he was determined to work hard and take up a loan if required Just as he was about to take the plunge the pandemic struck his father lost his job and the familys financial condition deteriorated But Rohit remained committed to his dream Before the pandemic struck almost 600000 students were issued student visas to study abroad in 2019 Despite a temporary slump due to Covid travel restrictions the trajectory of Indian students studying abroad remains strong The number of students who manage to travel abroad form a thin slice of the large pool of aspirants planning to study abroad from their teenage years Most students miss out on their plans due to the steep cost of an international education Students hailing from humble backgrounds lack personal financial resources as well as the financial know-how to navigate the world of education loans and scholarships Rohit found himself in a similar position in 2020 GradRight opens the doors to Prodigy Finance for Rohit Despite the challenges Rohit kept himself motivated balanced his job with studying and planning took the GRE scored well applied to his dream universities in the US and got accepted to three of them He was confident of his academic abilities and brought himself thus far However he wasnt well versed with the inefficiencies of the Indian education loan marketplace and got turned down for loans by five different lenders While some required collateral some cited poor credit history A few said that his father was not a reliable guarantor as he had lost his job Dejected Rohit was about to give up But with a stroke of good fortune he stumbled upon GradRight The team guided him on how he could leverage his academic profile and admissions offers to secure a collateral free loan with partners like Prodigy Finance Prodigy Finance goes the extra-mile faster than anyone else While all other banks had taken 1-15 months to process and eventually reject Rohits loan applications his education loan got approved by Prodigy Finance in a couple of days Prodigy Finance is one of the select few tech-powered student-centric lenders which provides approvals to deserving students in a matter of minutes Through GradRights education loan bidding platform Rohit received three more loan offers but he chose Prodigy Finance as it offered him the lowest rate of interest and the best service experience I am immensely grateful for the support that GradRight and Prodigy Finance have extended to help me realize my aspiration of studying at my dream university in the USA Platforms like these bring hope in the lives of students who find the current financial system cumbersome The entire process was unbelievably easy to follow I hope that more aspirants like me can fully utilize such platforms says Rohit Rohits cause for celebration didnt end here Both GradRight and Prodigy Finance understand how young Indias aspirations to study abroad are often crushed by the existing paradigm of education loans and financing The Co-Founder of GradRight Mr Aman Singh says We at GradRight understand how crucial a study abroad opportunity is for students to enjoy social mobility To do away with the prevailing information asymmetry GradRight aims to partner with students universities and financial institutions like Prodigy Finance to soothe palpable anxiety and uncertainty regarding the vital decision of choosing a college and subsequently financing partners Ultimately we have built a one-of-its-kind ed-tech platform that promises optimum results to all of its stakeholders To encourage Rohit and others from similarly humble backgrounds to remain committed to their dreams they offered Rohit a scholarship worth USD 5000 Going forward GradRight and Prodigy Finance remain committed to offering scholarships to bright young minds like Rohit in 2022 If you analyse the numerous Indians who are currently leading global companies an obvious recipe comes to light A majority of these visionary leaders after completing their undergraduate studies in India stepped out of their comfort zones and chose to study abroad The experience of working with the best brought out their A game and enabled them to attain phenomenal success We at Prodigy Finance aim to unlock this potential for students from 100 countries across the globe including from India says Mayank Sharma Country Head - India Prodigy Finance Today Rohit is pursuing his masters degree in electrical and computer technology at Ohio State University Coming from a middle class background he is grateful for the mentorship and financial assistance provided by GradRight and Prodigy Finance He smiles generously and shares his plans for the future - he wants to be an entrepreneur too He says I truly believe that I am privileged to study at such an esteemed institution By utilizing the knowledge I will earn through the international exposure and world-class curriculum I wish to help others move up the social and economic ladder through my entrepreneurship skills If my experience can make a difference in the lives of people who are hustling for employment and education opportunities I would have achieved my purpose About GradRight GradRight is an ed-fin-tech startup focused on global higher education We are committed to enabling global youth aspirations by helping students find the right education at the right cost Since September 2020 we have received over US500 million in loan requests and successfully secured over US75 million in loan approvals for more than 1600 students GradRight is now the one-stop destination for Indian students applying for higher education abroad GradRight was founded in 2019 by Sasidhar Sista an alumnus of BITS Pilani and University of Pennsylvania and Aman Singh an alumnus of the Indian School of Business and Indian Institute of Technology Delhi Know more about us on wwwgradrightcom PWR PWR
21-Jan-2022 National
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GradRight and Prodigy Finance come together to support Rohit’s dream of international higher education \
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GradRight and Prodigy Finance come together to support Rohit’s dream of international higher education

21-Jan-2022
Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], January 21 (ANI/PRNewswire): When aspirations were threatened by Covid-19.
21-Jan-2022 Business
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Indian Navys P8I aircraft participates in multinational exercise Sea Dragon-22 \
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Indian Navys P8I aircraft participates in multinational exercise Sea Dragon-22

20-Jan-2022
New Delhi Jan 20 PTI The Indian Navys long-range maritime reconnaissance aircraft P8I participated in the multinational anti-submarine warfare exercise Sea Dragon-22 that concluded at Guam USA on Wednesday an official statement said The exercise was aimed to enhance interoperability among participating nations by evolving common tactics in response to emerging traditional and non-traditional security challenges in maritime domain the Indian Navys statement saidAircraft from six navies -- the US India Japan Canada Australia and South Korea -- participated in Sea Dragon-22 it said These aircraft included P8A P8I P1 CP140 Aurora and P3C Orion maritime reconnaissance aircraft the statement noted The Indian Navys aircrew also undertook professional interaction with other participants from friendly foreign countries it said PTI DSP ANB ANB
20-Jan-2022 National
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Kim Kardashian’s Om Earrings To KitKat Using Lord Jagannath; Hindu Deities Get Misused Repeatedly \
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Kim Kardashian’s Om Earrings To KitKat Using Lord Jagannath; Hindu Deities Get Misused Repeatedly

20-Jan-2022
Western companies and brands have often used the images of Hindu deities as more of an accessory or something fashionable instead of something that is revered by millions of people. Recently KitKat has been under the scanner for their wrappers that feature an avatar of Lord Vishnu, but this is not the first time something […]
20-Jan-2022 Lifestyle
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Australian Open 2022 Day 4 Highlights \
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Australian Open 2022 Day 4 Highlights

20-Jan-2022
Yet another day passed by at the Australian Open 2022. The day witness Australia’s tennis star Nick Kyrgios being defeated by Daniil Medvedev. The match turned out to be quite an interesting one as the results swung like a pendulum from one player to another. Kyrgios performed in patches. Talking about the Indian stalwart Sania […]
20-Jan-2022 Sports
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Indian Navy’s P8I aircraft participates in multinational exercise Sea Dragon at Guam, USA \
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Indian Navy’s P8I aircraft participates in multinational exercise Sea Dragon at Guam, USA

20-Jan-2022
New Delhi [India], January 20 (ANI): The Indian Navy's Long Range Maritime Reconnaissance Aircraft P8I participated in the multinational Anti Submarine Warfare (ASW) Exercise Sea Dragon-22 that concluded at Guam, USA on January 19, 2022.
20-Jan-2022 World
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5G row Air India resumes 6 India-US flights on B777 aircraft after Boeings clearance \
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5G row Air India resumes 6 India-US flights on B777 aircraft after Boeings clearance

20-Jan-2022
New Delhi Jan 20 PTI Air India said it has resumed six India-US flights on Boeing B777 aircraft on Thursday after the plane manufacturer gave the clearance to operate themThe airline also said all flights to the US will normalise from FridayAir India had cancelled eight flights on India-US routes on Wednesday due to deployment of 5G internet in North America which could interfere with aircrafts radio altimetersUS aviation regulator Federal Aviation Administration FAA in a fresh directive on Thursday said radio altimeters fitted in certain types of aircraft including B777 will not be affected by 5G servicesSubsequently an Air India spokesperson told PTI that Boeing has cleared the carrier to operate to the US on B777 aircraftAccordingly first flight left this morning to JFK New York Other flights leaving in the day are to Chicago and SFO San Francisco Arrangements to carry stranded passengers are being worked out Matter regarding B777 flying into the USA has been sorted the spokesperson said on ThursdayThe Air India flights that have resumed their operations from Thursday are Delhi-New York New York-Delhi Delhi-Chicago Chicago-Delhi Delhi- San Francisco and San Francisco-DelhiAlong with these six flights two other flights -- Mumbai-Newark and Newark-Mumbai -- were cancelled by Air India on WednesdayBoeing did not respond to PTIs request for a statement on this matterLater during the day Air India said on Twitter that while flight operations to and from destinations in the US were affected during last two daysnormal flights operations will recommence to and from the US effective 0001 hrs of January 21The US aviation regulator had on January 14 said that 5G interference with the aircrafts radio altimeter could prevent engine and braking systems from transitioning to landing mode which could prevent an aircraft from stopping on the runwayRadio altimeter measures height of the aircraft above the ground allowing it to do low-visibility landings The frequency band on which altimeter works is close to that on which 5G system worksFAA stated on Thursday that it has made progress during the last two weeks to safely reduce the risk of delays and cancellations as altimeter manufacturers evaluate data from wireless companies to determine how robust each model isThis work has shown some altimeters are reliable and accurate in certain 5G areas others must be retrofitted or replaced the FAA notedIt stated that five altimeters have been given the clearance Aircraft models with one of five cleared altimeters include Boeing 717 737 747 757 767 777Total three carriers -- American Airlines United Airlines and Air India -- currently operate direct flights between India and the USAmerican Airlines and United Airlines have not issued any statement on how their US-India flights have been specifically impacted by the deployment of 5G services in North America PTI DSP ZMN
20-Jan-2022 National
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MOC sanctions call for assistance from development group shooter Naveen, archer Ridhi \
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MOC sanctions call for assistance from development group shooter Naveen, archer Ridhi

20-Jan-2022
New Delhi [India], January 20 (ANI): Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports' Mission Olympic Cell on Thrursday approved proposals worth Rs. 6.56 lakh from the Target Olympic Podium Scheme for two development group athletes, 20-year-old pistol shooter Naveen and 17-year-old recurve archer Ridhi, to assist them in the preparation for this year's Asian Games and other competitions.
20-Jan-2022 Sports
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Tesla Power USA Enters Wellness Business With Launch of Alkaline RO Water Purifiers \
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Tesla Power USA Enters Wellness Business With Launch of Alkaline RO Water Purifiers

20-Jan-2022
New Delhi Delhi India Business Wire India Tesla Power USA announces the launch of their wellness division Tesla Healthy Life with its product range in Alkaline RO Water Purifiers Tesla Power USA brings their expertise in water business with their cutting-edge technology to provide healthy water to everyone at an affordable cost Tesla Healthy Life has launched 2 series of the Alkaline RO Water Purifiers YogJal Series and Alkalino Alkaline RO Water Machines from YogJal Series YogJal Surya and YogJal Prithvi designed to carry forward the old ancient tradition of drinking water from the copper vessel The RO Purifiers available in the market remove the essential minerals and nutrients from the water during the RO process Due to this the water is no-doubt purified but it is very unhealthy water due to de-mineralization The YogJal series apart from the advanced purification process also add minerals as well as makes the water alkaline making it most healthy water available in the market YogJal Prithvi comes with features including RO UF UV Copper Filter Alkaline and with 12 stages of purification that purifies water from any source giving the superior drinkable water It is available at Rs 19990 in the market with an exchange discount of Rs 5000 YogJal Surya has features including RO UF UV Mineralizer Copper Filter Alkaline and with 13 stages of purification that gives an instant and continuous hot drinking water supply It is available at Rs 29990 in the market with an exchange discount of Rs 5000 Alkalino is Alkaline RO Water Machine designed with advanced technology to offer amazing benefits of alkaline water with complete control at the user end Alkalino contains a built-in detoxifier and gives a high-quality and pristine alkaline water which is as good as Kangen water but far cost-effective Alkalino provides Kangen RO water that raises tap water pH by ionizing and splitting the water molecules Hence it becomes Indias most affordable Alkaline Water RO The advanced Alkalino RO Water Purifier is available at Rs 49990 with an exchange discount of Rs 10000 Alkalino has two essential things on this earth for living ie water and air The regular RO water may give the purified water but it filters out all the essential minerals and nutrients from the water and hence make it plain water that has no benefits for the consumers Dont choose pure water choose healthy water Says Mr H S Bhatia Director Tesla Healthy Life COVID-19 Strengthens Consumers Love of choosing Alkaline Water over Regular RO Water Alkaline water which had very less attention till the time is now capturing the attention of the consumers internationally Alternatively as people know the body is alkaline by nature and whatever the people eat or drink should be alkaline in nature so as to support proper body functions Water is a combination of hydrogen and oxygen and its the pH level that determines how acidic it is and it ranges from 0 to 14 A pH of 7 is considered neutral or balanced between acidic and alkaline With consumers taking a more practical approach towards health alkaline water is the choice Alkaline water helps fighting numerous diseases and Covid-19 by boosting immunity and energy levels The company also introducing the exchange offer for the customers who wish to exchange their existing RO Purifier The Alkaline RO Water Purifiers will be available for the end-customers at their nearest Tesla Power Shops with all facilities of installation after-sale service or support Coming forward the company is planning to launch Air Purifier De-humidifier in the wellness division Tesla Power USA is among the fastest growing social enterprise in India They have 300 Distributors and 250 Tesla Power Shops in 20 States in India Tesla Power Shop as a concept is a hybrid and unique model of sales service revival of old batteries EV Charging Points This hybrid Retail model is being adopted across the country and appreciated internationally The Company launched their American Technology-based products such as Inverter Batteries Automotive Batteries Two-Wheeler Batteries Tractor Batteries Trucks Batteries Solar Batteries and Solar Panels Lithium Ion Batteries Home UPS Solar UPS Industrial UPS HUPS 2v 12v Batteries Smart Inverters and now Hybrid VRLA SMF VRLA Batteries whose all cells are replaceable Their quality products and continuous expansion policy helps Customers Dealers Distributors Franchisees and CFs to join Tesla Power USA This is an amazing business opportunity for anyone who wishes to start his her own business in the wellness division with such an innovative brand that has a vision to contribute towards the society To View the Image Click on the Link Below Mr John H Vratsinas Global MD Tesla Power USA announces the launch of the wellness division and introduces Alkaline RO Water Purifiers PWR PWR
20-Jan-2022 National
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Tesla Power USA enters wellness business with launch of Alkaline RO Water Purifiers \
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Tesla Power USA enters wellness business with launch of Alkaline RO Water Purifiers

20-Jan-2022
New Delhi [India], January 20 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Tesla Power USA announces the launch of their wellness division "Tesla Healthy Life" with its product range in Alkaline RO Water Purifiers.
20-Jan-2022 Business
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