Why It Might Pay to Delay Planning Holiday Travel

Procrastinators who have yet to book holiday flights might still have a shot at getting reasonably priced tickets—especially if they’re willing to play chicken with the airlines. AAA analyzed three years of domestic flights to identify the best times to reserve seats for Thanksgiving and Christmas travel and found that dawdlers got the best prices. Those who waited until seven to 13 days before the week of Thanksgiving paid $482 on average. Those who waited until that close to the week of Christmas paid around $488. By those calculations, holiday…

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CBSE: Retest of economics paper will not delay Class 12 results, says official

The leak was exposed after an envelop containing four images of the hand-written economics paper was delivered to the CBSE headquarters in Delhi on the evening of the scheduled day of the examination—26 March. Photo: PTI New Delhi: An official of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has said that the re-test of the Class 12 Economics paper, held on 25 April, nearly a month after it was leaked, will not delay declaration of results. “The results will be declared on time as the evaluation is in advanced stage despite…

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Final-year medical students face delay to job offers

Students say UK Foundation Programme Office hold-up is a blow at a time when morale is already low due to junior doctor contracts row A medical student at work in a laboratory. Photograph: Matt Lincoln/Getty Images/Cultura Thousands of final-year medical students have been left with no idea where they will begin work after the body responsible for making job offers took a last-minute decision not to publish the results of their applications on Thursday. Students due to hear news of where they were starting their first jobs expressed anger and…

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