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For New Hires, Remote Work Brings Challenges, Opportunities

Many 2020 graduates left school and entered a world in turmoil, with limited job prospects. Some lost work opportunities as companies cancelled internships or froze hiring altogether.

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London Film Festival Welcomes Audiences Back To The Movies

About 37% of the features are directed by women — not yet parity, but up from a quarter four years ago and “heading in the right direction,” festival director Tricia Tuttle said.

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Experts Views On Slow Vaccination, Indian Economy And Possible Third Wave

The Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation announced the GDP and Gross Value Added (GVA) data for the first quarter of the current FY. The Year-on-Year (Y-o-Y) comparison method revealed that the GDP grew by 20 per cent in Q1 this year.

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Supreme Court Allows Evictions To Resume During Pandemic

The court said in an unsigned opinion that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which reimposed the moratorium Aug 3, lacked the authority to do so under federal law without explicit congressional authorization.

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Many People 'Addicted To Being Online' Amid Pandemic: Report

The findings from the India segment of the research show that 2 in 3 Indians surveyed (66 per cent) said they have become addicted to being online as a result of the pandemic.

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80 Crore Indians Got Free Ration During Coronavirus Pandemic: PM Modi

Stressing his government’s vocal for local’ initiative, Modi said Indians should buy handicraft items during the festival season to encourage those working in this sector.

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63 % Of Educational Institutions For Hybrid Route To Conduct Exams: Report

The numbers indicate a broad-based and swift acceptance of digital assessment tools, highlighting the education sector's readiness to adopt and leverage technology to offer exams

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HP: Schools to open for Classes 10 to 12 from Aug 2

The Cabinet also decided that coaching institutions will be allowed to function from July 26 and will have to follow standard operating procedures issued in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Consumer Durables Industry To Witness Sustained Growth Over Next Few Yrs: Whirlpool India

The pandemic and the consequent stay at home, work from home, and education from home requirements forced the consumers to reassess their home setup and environment.

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FPIs Turn Cautious, Pull Out Rs 4,515 Cr From Indian Equities In Jul So Far

Commenting on the FPI activity in 2021 so far, V K Vijayakumar, chief investment strategist at Geojit Financial Services, said it has been 'hugely volatile'.

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Given Approval To Set Up Small Finance Bank To Take Over PMC Bank: RBI To HC

The application was filed in Misra's main PIL seeking directions to the RBI to ease the moratorium on withdrawals from the PMC Bank during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Jyotiraditya Scindia Takes Charge As Civil Aviation Minister

Scindia has served as a Minister of State for Communications, Commerce and Industry and power during the Congress-led UPA government.

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India Coming Out Of Second Wave Of Covid-19; Will Witness Strong Economic Recovery: Jaishankar

The evolving situation in the Indo-Pacific region in the wake of China's increasing military muscle-flexing has become a major talking point among leading global powers.

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Tourism Industry's Share In GDP Falls 120 Bps To 4.7 Pc In 2020 Due To Pandemic Impact: Report

Quoting data from the World Travel and Tourism Council, SBI Research in a report said contribution of the travel and tourism sector to GDP went down from 6.9 per cent in 2019 to 4.7 per cent in 2020.

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Credit Growth To Industry Remained In Negative Zone During 2020-21: RBI

Growth in credit to the private corporate sector, however, declined for the sixth successive quarter and its share in total credit stood at 28.3 per cent.

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