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Dubai: A Dubai-based Indian student used his stay-at-home time due to the Covid-19 pandemic to write a book on computer programming, a media report said.

The Khaleej Times report published on Saturday said that the 12-year-old Amritesh Banerjee, the class 8 student of Cambridge International School, Dubai, is not only a published writer, but is also coaching students virtually.

“It took me four months to complete this book. The paperback version was launched in September. The online version will be launched on October 15, which is the World Students’ Day,” said Amritesh.

“My father got 5,000 likes on his LinkedIn profile after he posted my book. That’s when people started approaching him, saying their children, who are my age, needed guidance on the subject.

“So I’ve held a few online classes as peer-to-peer learning can prove to be immensely helpful in understanding concepts. My father has always reiterated … that

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Dubai, October 4

A Dubai-based Indian student used his stay-at-home time due to the Covid-19 pandemic to write a book on computer programming, a media report said.

The Khaleej Times report published said that the 12-year-old Amritesh Banerjee, a Class VIII student of Cambridge International School, Dubai, is not only a published writer, but is also coaching students virtually.

“It took me four months to complete this book. The paperback version was launched in September. The online version will be launched on October 15, which is the World Students’ Day,” said Amritesh.

“My father got 5,000 likes on his LinkedIn profile after he posted my book. That’s when people started approaching him, saying their children, who are my age, needed guidance on the subject.

“So I’ve held a few online classes as peer-to-peer learning can prove to be immensely helpful in understanding concepts. My father has always reiterated … that

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AN EDUCATION student belonging to a poor family in Capas town, Tarlac province has sought the help of Mayor Reynaldo Catacutan to get a new laptop for her online classes.

Erica Gracia personally wrote the mayor a letter explaining the economic status of their family.

She said her father used to work as a construction worker while her mother is a house help.

The student told Catacutan that her old phone is no longer reliable.

“Nahihirapan po kasi akong mag-online class dahil sa aking phone. Kailangan po kasi ng bawat oras o minuto ay hindi nakatanggal sa pagkaka-charge,” she said.

Gracia said she needs to use Zoom and Google Meet applications but her phone is not compatible.

The student added she has to borrow gadgets from her cousins and schoolmates just to submit her requirements.

“Minsan ay pinilit kong gamitin ang aking phone kaso nahila ko sa pagkaka-charge at

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A cybercriminal has published private data belonging to thousands of students following a failed attempt to exhort a ransomware payment from a Nevada school district.

Ransomware is a form of malware that can have a devastating impact on businesses and individuals alike. 

Once a ransomware package has landed and executed on a vulnerable system, files are usually encrypted, access to core systems and networks is revoked, and a landing page is thrown up demanding a payment — usually in cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin (BTC) or Monero (XMR) in return for a decryption key — which may or may not work.   

See also: Ransomware is your biggest problem on the web. This huge change could be the answer

Ransomware operators target organizations across every sector in the hopes that the fear of disrupting core operations will pressure victims into paying up. It may not be a valid legal expense, but for

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a person wearing a costume: Mark MacNaughton, a welding technology major at Mohawk Valley Community College, grinds down a piece of metal during class Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020. [ALEX COOPER / OBSERVER-DISPATCH]


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Mark MacNaughton, a welding technology major at Mohawk Valley Community College, grinds down a piece of metal during class Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020. [ALEX COOPER / OBSERVER-DISPATCH]

In two years, students can earn an associate degree in remotely piloted aircraft systems or in culinary arts management at Mohawk Valley Community College.

But after only three to five courses, they can earn a micro-credential in data analysis, maintenance or operations for remotely piloted aircraft system; in-kitchen competencies, introduction to baking or advanced baking; in code academy; or in IT support professional.

Micro-credentials are a cluster of courses that teach a specific skill sought by area employers. MVCC awarded micro-credentials to its first students — in kitchen competencies — in July.

“With the addition of micro-credentials, we are able to offer credentials through competency-based training, allowing students to enter or return to the workforce with enhanced skills

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  • Google will help employees pay off their student loans beginning in 2021. 
  • The company announced Thursday that it will match up to $2,500 per employee per year, beginning with Googlers in the US. 
  • The student loan crisis in the US disproportionately affects Black borrowers, who are likely to be saddled with more debt than white borrowers. Employee groups for Black Googlers helped bring the new program to fruition, CNBC reports. 
  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

Google is going to start helping its employees pay off their student loans, the company announced Thursday. 

Beginning in 2021, Google will match up to $2,500 in loan payments per employee each year, beginning with US employees and expanding to its global workforce in the future. According to CNBC, the program will only be available to full-time employees, not contractors or temporary workers. 

Google said the goal of the program is to help

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DU Lakshmipur student body launches website

September 26, 2020 | website | No Comments

DU Pro-VC Prof Dr ASM Maksud Kamal addresses the virtual launching program of du-lakshmipur.org website on September 19, 2020 Courtesy

The student body also organized a writing competition marking the website inauguration

Dhaka University Students Welfare Association of Lakshmipur (Duswal) has recently launched its official website, du-lakshmipur.org, aimed to enhance communication among its members and alumni.

Prof Dr ASM Maksud Kamal,   pro-vice chancellor (education) of the university, on September 19 inaugurated the website through a virtual program as chief guest, while Dhaka University Central Students’ Union Member Tanbir Hasan Shaikat was special guest, said a press release.

Duswal President Rashed Hossain and General Secretary Md Ali Mamun were also present in the event.

Prof Maksud Kamal appreciated the initiatives of the organization and praised its office bearers for coming up with such innovative ideas.  

“University students should not be confined to books which are taught in the classroom. Rather, they

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