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Thousands of workers fleeing northern Kashmir following shootings by militants

The Irish Times 20 Oct 2021
Thousands of migrant workers are continuing to flee India’s insurgency-ridden northern Kashmir region each day after 11 civilians were shot dead recently by armed militants in targeted killings across the Himalayan principality.
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ICC T20 World Cup: UAE businessman’s 100 tickets of hope and passion for cricket

Gulf News 20 Oct 2021
100 blue collar workers will be getting the opportunity to see the India-Pakistan ICC T20 Cricket World Cup match in Dubai this Sunday, October 24, thanks to Mr Cricket UAE Anis Sajan. He plans to distribute match tickets among his team of workers, so they can share in the joy of the game.
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ICC T-20 Cricket World Cup: UAE businessman’s 100 tickets of hope and passion for cricket

Gulf News 20 Oct 2021
100 blue collar workers will be getting the opportunity to see the India-Pakistan ICC T-20 Cricket World Cup match in Dubai this Sunday, October 24, thanks to Mr Cricket UAE Anis Sajan. He plans to distribute match tickets among his team of workers, so they can share in the joy of the game.
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'Lockdown impact was more severe in urban areas during 1st Covid wave'

Suryaa 20 Oct 2021
The Unicef study finds that due to poorer quality of jobs available post pandemic which not only pay less but are also not in commensuration with the skill possessed by the worker, most families experienced a decline in wages and persistence of lower incomes, especially in rural India ... Yasmin Ali Haque, Representative, Unicef India.
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Boycott calls add to India-Pakistan cricket tensions ahead of World Cup clash

Dawn 20 Oct 2021
Cricket tensions between India and Pakistan have been heightened by boycott calls in India ahead of their T20 World Cup clash on Sunday ... The killings of 11 migrant workers and minority Hindus and Sikhs in Indian-occupied Kashmir have led to the latest demands made in India ... India won the game which went ahead in June 2019.
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Swiggy introduces two-day paid period time-off for female delivery partners

Business Line 20 Oct 2021
Fairwork India Project is an Oxford University entity that tracks work conditions of the platform economy internationally ... In September, Indian Federation of App-based Transport workers (IFAT) has also filed a public interest litigation in the Supreme Court of India demanding social security benefits for app-based transport and delivery workers.
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‘PM mum as Pak plays T20 with Kashmiris’

The Times of India 20 Oct 2021
AIMIM president and Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi has criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for saying that India is set to play a T20 World Cup cricket match with Pakistan even as Indian soldiers and civilians are being killed by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir ... Poor workers from Bihar are being killed.
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PM mum as Pakistan plays T20 with Kashmiris: Owaisi

The Times of India 20 Oct 2021
AIMIM president and Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi has criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for saying that India is set to play a T20 World Cup cricket match with Pakistan even as Indian soldiers and civilians are being killed by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir ... Poor workers from Bihar are being killed.
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US still sees India as ‘challenging’ for business

Asiatimes 20 Oct 2021
JAIPUR – India remains a “challenging place” to do business despite actively courting foreign investment, according to a recently released report by the US State Department ... A lack of skilled and trained workers is one reason India has not attracted more foreign direct investment ... But India had missed that boat, he said.
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'Inaccurate': Govt slams magazine article claiming digital divide in India

Hindustan Times 20 Oct 2021
An excerpt from The Economist story read, “Given India’s immense scale and complexity, and with its deep pool of highly skilled workers, its governments have increasingly turned to high-tech solutions for all sorts of problems ... Yet India, a gigantic and largely poor country, has managed it.
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Banking on ‘near home’ working could backfire

Business Day 20 Oct 2021
Workers will also have the permanent choice of working from home more ... Those who find working from home too stifling might see the appeal of a satellite office in their nearest town, and it might be appropriate in countries where StanChart has big support functions such as Poland, Malaysia, China and India.
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Building collapse and rescue operations after deadly floods in India

Magic Valley 20 Oct 2021
Rescue workers evacuate residents as floods wreak havoc in Uttarakhand, northern India ... .
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'Wanted to Reflect Indian Values': Songwriter on Penning Lyrics to Mark India’s One Billion Vaccine Milestone

News18 20 Oct 2021
The song has been composed to thank India’s tireless health workers and the public for getting vaccinated. .
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IMF revises down Asia growth forecast to 6.5 pct amid resurgence of pandemic

Xinhua 20 Oct 2021
India is projected to grow by 9.5 percent after a sharp decline in 2020 ... Most of the downgrades in the region come from emerging market and low-income countries, led by India and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations ... Workers process personal protective equipment (PPE) kits for hospitals at a factory in Bangalore, India, on May 6, 2021.
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