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Oracle to Add Payroll Support for India

Killeen Daily Herald 04 Aug 2021
This new offering is intended to help make it faster and easier for local and multinational companies to pay workers in India while allowing customer to follow local regulations and practices ... India is one of the largest business markets in the world with nearly 500 million workers.
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Bengal: BJP says 2 workers killed in retribution, TMC denies

Indian Express 04 Aug 2021
State BJP spokesperson Samik Bhattacharya said both their workers were killed by TMC men, adding that the deaths were an act of retribution following Tusday’s attack on the convoy of Trinamool’s all-India general secretary Abhishek Banerjee in BJP-ruled Tripura ...Today, two of our workers were found dead.
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COVID-19 has led to an alarming drop in employment rate of women in India

DNA India 04 Aug 2021
According to a government analysis, India's female labour participation decreased to 16.1 percent in the July-September 2020 quarter, the lowest among major nations, showing the impact of the epidemic and a rising job crisis ... India records 42,625 new COVID-19 infections with Kerala alone reporting 23,676 cases.
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India has discussed air bubble with Saudi Arabia: Government

Hindustan Times 04 Aug 2021
About nine million Indians live in the Gulf states, a majority of them workers and professionals ... India has discussed finalisation of an air bubble arrangement with Saudi Arabia to allow travel between the two countries amid the Covid-19 pandemic, minister of state for external affairs V Muraleedharan informed Parliament on Wednesday.
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Kashmiris not give up their demand for right to self-determination: Lone

Urdu Point 04 Aug 2021
"India has arrested thousands of leaders, workers and ordinary youth in fabricated cases and even placed guards on breath of ordinary citizens. The result is that anyone who tried to speak against India's colonial tactics is subjected to strict black laws, and the lives of his loved ones are being jeopardized,"he added.
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Blame it on Covid, more kids pushed into child labour

Live Mint 04 Aug 2021
Mint explains. ... This trend can be seen worldwide ... How big of a problem is it in India? ... The enactment of this Act has brought the number of child workers in India down to 10.1 million, according to the 2011 census. Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Bihar and Andhra Pradesh were the states with most reported numbers of child workers during that census period.
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Making trafficking a capital offence in India

Open Democracy 04 Aug 2021
It has been severely criticised not only by sex workers’ groups (who are typically at the forefront of countering anti-trafficking laws that conflate trafficking with voluntary sex work) but a range of state, civil society and international actors who have highlighted how ...
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Population Foundation of India’s anthem urges country to remain united in fight against Covid-19

Indian Express 04 Aug 2021
Population Foundation of India has launched a new video under its Himmat Hai Toh Jeet Hai campaign to not only remind India to stay safe but also to celebrate the fortitude of health workers, social workers, and women, in general, for their service to the country ... For all the latest India News, download Indian Express App.
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What does Unacademy's move to offer stock options to teachers means? Let's crack it

The Economic Times 04 Aug 2021
Called Tsops — teacher stock options — this recognises the value of gig workers. The move, a first by a unicorn, could be a game changer in wealth creation for low-income workers by reducing rising inequality for India’s new workforce ... .
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No manual scavenging deaths, 941 died while cleaning sewers: Govt

Hindustan Times 04 Aug 2021
No one succumbed to manual scavenging in India but 941 workers died while cleaning sewers and septic tanks in the last three decades, the government told Parliament on Wednesday, triggering condemnation from activists ... However, we have reports regarding deaths of workers while ...
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Giriraj Singh bans foreign travel for Rural dept officials

Indian Express 04 Aug 2021
For all the latest India News, download Indian Express App ... The importance of IAC-1, the Made-in-India aircraft carrierKM Birla steps down as non-executive chairman of Vodafone IdeaEntertainmentHappy birthday Kajol ... Bill against strikes by ordnance workers among 2 passed in LS.
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From Afghanistan to Japan, Asia faces mega risks

The Manila Times 04 Aug 2021
From India to Japan, Myanmar to Indonesia, Asian nations are reeling from Covid-19's renewed assault, probably led by the Delta variant, said to be many times more transmissible than the original SARS-CoV-2 first found in Wuhan, central China ... India's Covid explosion proved worse ...
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How Labour Codes act against migrant workers

Indian Express 03 Aug 2021
On June 29, the Supreme Court of India issued a series of directions to the central and state governments to address some of the needs of migrant workers ... India has an estimated 40 million internal migrant workers, with a majority being located in the informal sector — a ...
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India’s new trafficking bill undermines access to work and labour rights

Open Democracy 03 Aug 2021
Recruitment of workers across and within India’s states into sectors where working conditions are not optimal is a widespread practice ... It has been severely criticised not only by sex workers’ groups (who are typically at the forefront of countering anti-trafficking laws that ...
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UAE to allow entry of health workers from India from August 5

Hindustan Times 03 Aug 2021
Nationals of six countries, including India and Nepal, who hold residency permits of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and are fully vaccinated, and health workers will be allowed to return to the emirates from August 5, authorities announced on Tuesday ... India has been pushing the ...
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