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Labouring over India's new labour codes: Why academics, experts believe that it needs a lot more 'work'

Various labour unions have raised their voices against the floor wages being introduced by the new codes but not too many of them have been very vocal about the OSHWC Code

Published on 8th October 2020
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This Bhubaneswar start-up has taken tech banking to 25,000 villages across India. Here's how

At the very basic level, they facilitate cash deposits, cash withdrawal and lending. They have covered over 25k villages across the country and have many more plans to expand their reach even more 

Published on 7th October 2020
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Noted Dalit leader and head of NADO, Johar Charles Wesley Meesa passes away

Charles Wesley Meesa, head of National Alliance of Dalit Organisations was a man of masses and he brought people of all the communities together, say people who worked closely with him

Published on 3rd October 2020
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USA proposes rule to impose a fixed period of stay for international students, exchange visitors

The DHS said that the new rule proposes to remove the duration of the status framework that currently allows "F", "J" and "I" categories to remain as long as they comply with the terms of admission

Published on 25th September 2020
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Over 200 students, including Indians, seek UK PM Boris Johnson's intervention in English language test cheating scandal

The scandal, believed to have impacted around 34,000 international students, relates to the Test of English for International Communication (TOEIC)

Published on 25th September 2020
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Filmmaker Munmun Dhalaria's documentaries are a peek into the Himalayan communities' response to COVID-19

We spoke to documentary filmmaker Munmun Dhalaria to know more about the projects she has been working on during the pandemic

Published on 12th September 2020
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Govt took steps for employment generation during COVID-19 pandemic: Labour and Employment Minister

Elaborating it, the minister said, Labour is in the concurrent list and therefore, both State and Central Governments can legislate on the issues

Published on 16th September 2020
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Enough is Enough: How young protesters forced Nepal to better manage the Coronavirus crisis

Top officials were accused of corruption in local media over the government's purchases of medical equipment and supplies from abroad

Published on 11th September 2020
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How a 105-year-old Govt Primary School in Ballari notched the highest enrollment rate during the pandemic

Principal Sadeva believes that the increase in enrollment is due to the movement of migrant workers. A lot of migrant workers have moved back to their villages due to no jobs in the metro cities and u

Published on 10th September 2020
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Here's how the Gubbachi Learning Community is empowering kids of migrant workers in Bengaluru

Transforming the life of migrant labourers' children is the only motto of Gubbachi Learning Community and that is what they have been doing in Bengaluru for more than five years 

Published on 6th September 2020
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I owe my accomplishments in life to my teachers and mentors: Vice President Venkaiah Naidu

He paid his humble tributes to former President and Vice President Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan and described him as an eminent teacher, philosopher, scholar, statesman and author

Published on 5th September 2020
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How this government school teacher went lane by Delhi lane and brought students back to 'online' class

Ajay Arya, a Physical Education teacher in an East Delhi school, went around the national capital in search of students absent from online classes

Published on 5th September 2020
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Meet the Kochi teachers who go out and teach children of migrant workers living under a flyover

The teachers of St John's Bosco UP School started visiting these children when Kerala reopened its schools virtually in June

Published on 5th September 2020
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India has a worse underemployment problem than unemployment: Do India's youth need to be Aatmanirbhar to find the right job?

The unemployment data, at present, does not capture much but the level of unemployment. It does not measure whether the individual is employed for doing a job that matches his skill set the best

Published on 31st August 2020
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Indian and Chinese account for 48% of foreign students studying in US in 2019: Study

733,718 of all active SEVIS records hailed from either China (474,497) or India (249,221) in 2019, a slight increase from 47 per cent in the calendar year 2018

Published on 30th August 2020

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