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Student group launches helpline for workers who lost jobs during lockdown to find new work

The pilot project and the helpline number is an attempt by the student-led think-tank to help locals and migrant workers find employment

Published on 21st June 2020
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Garib Kalyan Rozgar Abhiyaan: PM Modi launches employment scheme for migrant workers

Underlining that migrant workers were always in the Centre's thoughts during the lockdown, the Prime Minister said it is an endeavour of his government that workers get jobs near their home

Published on 20th June 2020
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The changing face of engineering in a post-COVID world: Q&A with Maheshwara Chaitanya

Br Maheshwara Chaitanya from Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham talks to Edex about the scope of learning online, if it is here to stay and why India doesn't have enough skilled engineers today

Published on 15th June 2020
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COVID-19 may push millions of children into child labour: ILO, UNICEF

The report titled 'COVID-19 and Child labour: A Time of Crisis, A Time to Act' says child labour decreased by 94 million since 2000, but that gain is now at risk

Published on 12th June 2020
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The Badshah of Indian Politics: Why the BJP government's flops don't affect Modi's popularity among India's young

If it were anyone else, would the migrant exodus, the economic slowdown, the CAA-NRC issue and the Delhi riots not put then in front of question from the electorate. Is Modi above that?

Published on 8th June 2020
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Amphan blew away what COVID didn't: Villagers in Sundarbans stare at a bleak future after super storm

Cyclone Amphan ransacked Satjelia Island, one among the several in West Bengal's Sundarban delta. This is a peek into how the school probably saved their lives 

Published on 21st May 2020
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Recession, job losses, another pandemic and protectionism top worries: World Economic Forum study

As economies restart, there is an opportunity to embed greater social equality and sustainability into the recovery, which would unleash a new era of prosperity, said Geneva-based WEF

Published on 19th May 2020
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Four years ago, this 10-year-old worked to make her village open defecation free. Today, she's a Corona warrior

We spoke to Manasa, a 10-year-old from Kolar, who is spreading awareness on COVID-19. Every day, she sets out to the neighbourhood, teaching people around her the importance of washing hands

Published on 18th May 2020
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Around 42 million EU workers on paid leave amid COVID-19 pandemic

By early May, 26 per cent of the EU's 160 million workers had been enlisted for short-time work or similar forms of temporary wage subsidies

Published on 16th May 2020
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Physically demanding jobs mean shorter working lives, more sick leaves, say researchers

The level of physical demand required for each person's job was measured by the job exposure matrix or JEM for short

Published on 15th May 2020
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How SCIKEY is helping people find jobs in a post-COVID world using AI matchmaking

Karunjit Kumar Dhir, Co-founder of SCIKEY tells us how it can come to the rescue of job seekers and employers who have been impacted by COVID-19 and the lockdown

Published on 12th May 2020
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Defeating COVID: How the Indian economy can bounce back to shape after the lockdown ends

Is FDI the way to go or should we be printing money? Which are the sectors that need our attention? We spoke to economists who found solutions to some of the major dilemmas India is in right now

Published on 11th May 2020
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India is on stronger ground compared to other countries: Skill Minister Mahendra Nath Pandey on the impact of COVID on the job market 

Mahendra Nath Pandey, Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship of India and MP, in a chat with Edex, gives us his insights into a post-COVID world and how they are gearing up for it

Published on 5th May 2020
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COVID-19: Job prospects in China bleak for 9 million students set to graduate in June

Usually, about 60 per cent of them get hired by small and medium-sized enterprises. But such firms have been among those hardest-hit by the Coronavirus

Published on 5th May 2020
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SFI to hold protest from home during lockdown, calls for fee exemption for students

The government must provide a minimum amount of cash to the students or directly transfer it to their bank accounts, said the students' federation

Published on 20th April 2020

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