School districts CANCEL classes on Monday over fears the solar eclipse will damage students’ eyes

School districts CANCEL classes on Monday over fears the solar eclipse will damage students’ eyes

A school district in Ohio has canceled classes on Monday over concerns about students damaging their eyes while looking at the solar eclipse. The superintendent of Jefferson Area Local Schools said Thursday that the eclipse could pose a risk to students who view it even inadvertently while at school or on the bus ride home. The day will be used as a service day for faculty and staff. +8 Some school districts have cancelled classes for the entire day or are keeping kids inside +8 There is real worry that…

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BANKS’ RETAIL LOAN BUSINESS SUFFERS COLLATERAL DAMAGE

BANKS’ RETAIL LOAN BUSINESS SUFFERS COLLATERAL DAMAGE

With a majority of staffers involved in handling cash deposits and withdrawals, disbursement of home, automobile and education loans have been reduced to a trickle after demonetisation. The government’s demonetisation move has put the brakes on banks’ revenue-generating retail business. Over the last fortnight, work on home, automobile and educational loans has come to a grinding halt, as a majority of staffers are engaged in handling exchange of notes and currency deposits and withdrawals. “Banks are receiving a large number of deposits, but they are not able to deploy these…

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