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Facing layoffs, US tech workers call for pausing H-1B 1.4.2020 Rediff: Business
Economic experts fear massive layoffs in various sectors of the American economy due to the current economic distress that is only going to deteriorate in the coming months. A record 3.3 million Americans have filed initial jobless claims for the week ending March 21. Even as the peak of coronavirus in the US is two weeks away, millions of people in the country have lost their jobs.
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Trump Urged To Suspend H-1B Visas After Job Loss Amid COVID-19 Layoffs 1.4.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
A US body representing American technology workers has urged President Donald Trump to suspend for this year the H-1B visa programme, the most sought-after among the Indian IT professionals, to...
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Indians Will Have To Wait Decades For Green Card Amid Backlog: Report 31.3.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
Employment-based backlog for legal permanent US residency is expected to double by 2030 and Indians will have to wait for decades for the coveted Green Card, according to a latest Congressional...
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Over Rs 600 Crore Deposited In Bank Accounts Of 27.15 Lakh UP Workers 31.3.2020 NDTV News - India-news
In a big relief to workers under the rural employment scheme (MNREGA) in Uttar Pradesh during the nation-wide lockdown, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said on Monday that Rs 611 crore has been...
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COVID-19 outbreak credit negative for retail industry 30.3.2020 Rediff: Business
The anticipated adverse impact on the economy and consequent uncertainty around employment prospects is likely to result in lower purchasing power.
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Army says social media posts about Emergency fake 30.3.2020 Rediff: News
Army officials also said no effort is being initiated to rope in services of retired personnel, the National Cadet Corps and the volunteers enrolled under the National Service Scheme in the wake of the coronavirus crisis.
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Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Seeks Relief For Those Affected By Lockdown 30.3.2020 NDTV News - Latest
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to allocate a special relief package for labourers under MGNREGS, in organized and unorganized sectors and Jan Dhan...
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Lockdown: Stranded in Kerala’s Kottayam, migrant labourers demand facilities to travel back home 30.3.2020 Scroll.in
Interstate public transport facilities have been largely stopped across the country.
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These migrants are unwelcome guests in their own homes 30.3.2020 Rediff: Business
As the world awaits the end of the global pandemic, rural Bengal might be witnessing a recession unfolding in bits and pieces. With factories and tea gardens closing down, agricultural income falling and storm Aila ravaging a large part of deltaic West Bengal in 2010, migration gradually became a norm.
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Work from home: How safe is your data? 30.3.2020 Rediff: Business
India doesn't have a data protection law or a dedicated law on cybersecurity. Also, there is no specialised law on privacy. Experts say this complicates the scenario for businesses as they continue to be liable for breach in client data even when employees work out of the home.
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Labour Ministry relaxes EPF withdrawal rules amid coronavirus lockdown 29.3.2020 DNA
The Labour Ministry notification permits withdrawal of up to the amount of basic wages and dearness allowance for three months or up to 75% of the amount standing to member's credit in the EPF account
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Coronavirus lockdown: Frustrated labourers in Punjab bang pots and pans on the roof, demanding food 28.3.2020 Scroll.in
MGNREGA daily wagers in Patiala protested in desperation on March 26 as no rations were reaching them.
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For the $23 billion coronavirus relief package to work, the Indian government must first do this 28.3.2020 Scroll.in
A few key issues need to be looked into immediately.
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Coronavirus: US announces $2.9-million aid for India as toll reaches 19 28.3.2020 Scroll.in
The Union health ministry on Saturday morning confirmed a total of 834 cases, including 66 recoveries.
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Coronavirus: Centre releases Rs 4,431 crore to clear pending wage dues for MNREGA workers 27.3.2020 Scroll.in
All amounts will be directly transferred into the bank accounts of the workers, officials said.
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Opinion: The Good And Ugly Of The Government's Economic Package 27.3.2020 NDTV News - Latest
When Prime Minister Narendra Modi first addressed the nation on March 19, he told us that a task force would be set up to deal with the economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic. It then took the...
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Amid Covid-19 lockdown, four lakh people in Delhi to get free meals from March 28, says CM 27.3.2020 Scroll.in
Arvind Kejriwal said there were adequate facilities in Delhi to combat the situation if the number of Covid-19 cases went up by 100 in a day.
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Opinion: This Is Kerala's Plan To Save Its Economy And People - By Thomas Isaac 27.3.2020 NDTV News - Latest
This is how, within the limits of federal polity, the government of Kerala is trying to defend its people and economy in these difficult days of the Corona epidemic.
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Bruised Indian economy to be battered further by coronavirus: Reuters poll 27.3.2020 Reuters: Money News
India's already-slowing economy weakened to at least an eight-year low this quarter and will slow even more sharply in the next six months due to the global coronavirus pandemic, a Reuters poll found.
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Sitharaman’s ‘quick response’ to Modi’s coronavirus lockdown is a start – but much more is needed 27.3.2020 Scroll.in
The attempt to alleviate concerns about going hungry is welcome. But why wasn’t this announced along with the 21-day restrictions?
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