More women than men sign up for Mumbai university’s distance learning courses

More women than men sign up for Mumbai university’s distance learning courses

The University of Mumbai’s (MU’s) Institute of Distance and Open Learning (IDOL) is an exception among higher education institutes as it has more women than men on its rolls. Of 76,495 students enrolled at the institute, 45,559 or 60% are women. In the past eight years, the percentage of female students has steadily been increasing from 52% in 2008-09. The female students outnumber men by a wide margin in most of the post-graduation courses offered at IDOL, including MA (Education), MSc (Mathematics), MCom and MA. They are in majority even…

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Kansas mosque: Three men accused of plot to bomb Somalis

Kansas mosque: Three men accused of plot to bomb Somalis

Three men have been charged with plotting to bomb Somali immigrants at an apartment building and mosque in the US state of Kansas. Curtis Allen, 49, Gavin Wright, 49, and Patrick Eugene Stein, 47, had gathered firearms and explosives for the attack, according to the US Justice Department. The members of a militia group called the Crusaders also kept watch on the target in Garden City, officials said. They allegedly planned to strike on 9 November, a day after the US elections. The suspects had prepared a manifesto and conspired…

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Girls Are More likely to Be Underemployed Than Men

Girls Are More likely to Be Underemployed Than Men

More Girls than Guys do not forget themselves to be underemployed, in keeping with PayScale’s ultra-modern document, The Underemployed: The Warfare on the yank Worker. Underemployed men and women also choose extraordinary reasons for characterizing themselves this manner, in step with our survey. 40-nine percent of Girls and forty three percent of men record being underemployed. Women were Much more likely to consider themselves underemployed due to the fact they labored component-time, however desired complete-time paintings (28 percentage of Women; 21 percentage of men), whilst Men had been More likely…

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