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Re-thinking productivity during the pandemic, countering a culture obsessed with being 'useful'
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Re-thinking productivity during the pandemic, countering a culture obsessed with being 'useful'

In a more well-adjusted world, we would not expect ourselves to be constantly productive during a pandemic. But our world is dysfunctional at best, and we need reminders about how we’re not working from home but rather "at home during a crisis, trying to work", to stop feeling disappointed in ourselves

Be mindful of tackling these 5 tricky questions while at a job interview
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Be mindful of tackling these 5 tricky questions while at a job interview

Interviewers today bombard you with tricky questions to gauge your response on matters that may or may not be directly related to your actual job.

Here are some of the most lucrative careers in technology today
India

Here are some of the most lucrative careers in technology today

Here's a look at a few of the hottest technology careers and what skills you need to get into these professions?

Better career prospects, sense of fulfilment attract expats to India: HSBC Survey
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Better career prospects, sense of fulfilment attract expats to India: HSBC Survey

India has emerged as a popular destination for expats as working in the country boosts their careers and provides enhanced salary and sense of fulfilment, says an HSBC survey

Protesters demonstrate against Trump at New York Republican gala
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Protesters demonstrate against Trump at New York Republican gala | Reuters

NEW YORK Hundreds of protesters chanted and waved signs on Thursday to voice their outrage at Republican front-runner Donald Trump outside the New York venue where he and his two rivals for the presidential nomination gathered for duelling speeches. Inside a hotel near Grand Central Terminal, Trump, U.S.

Kerry alarmed by Russian flights near U.S. Navy ship - State Department
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Kerry alarmed by Russian flights near U.S. Navy ship - State Department | Reuters

WASHINGTON Secretary of State John Kerry was alarmed by video of a simulated attack on a U.S. Navy ship in the Baltic Sea by two Russian warplanes and will raise the incident with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, the State Department said on Thursday.

Strong quake hits Japan, nuclear plants safe, two dead - media
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Strong quake hits Japan, nuclear plants safe, two dead - media | Reuters

TOKYO An earthquake of magnitude 6 hit southwestern Japan on Thursday, bringing down some buildings, killing at least two people and injuring hundreds, local media said, but the nuclear regulator reported no problems at power plants. The initial tremor struck 11 km (7 miles) east of the city of Kumamoto, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)

Putin blasts Panama Papers 'provocation,' soothes crisis-hit Russians
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Putin blasts Panama Papers 'provocation,' soothes crisis-hit Russians | Reuters

MOSCOW Vladimir Putin on Thursday dismissed media reports that billions of dollars in Panama offshore accounts might be linked to him as a U.S.-backed "provocation", as he told ordinary Russians that the country's economic crisis will ease next year. The leak of confidential documents from a Panamanian law firm earlier this month has angered the Kremlin, forcing it to field questions about offshore accounts allegedly belonging to one of Putin's best friends

Strong quakes hit Japan, nuclear plants safe, dozens injured - media
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Strong quakes hit Japan, nuclear plants safe, dozens injured - media | Reuters

TOKYO An earthquake of magnitude 6 hit southwestern Japan on Thursday, bringing down some buildings and injuring dozens of people, local media reported, but the nuclear regulator reported no problems at power plants. The initial quake struck 11 km (7 miles) east of the city of Kumamoto, the U.S.

German coalition leaders agree new counter-terror plans - sources
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German coalition leaders agree new counter-terror plans - sources | Reuters

BERLIN The leaders of Germany's ruling coalition parties agreed at a meeting stretching into Thursday morning on a package of counter-terror measures, coalition sources said.

Crowd cheers as Sanders drops in on picket line
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Crowd cheers as Sanders drops in on picket line | Reuters

WASHINGTON Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders paid an impromptu visit to a Verizon workers' picket line in Brooklyn on Wednesday after being endorsed by New York City transit workers as he tried to wrest a bit of union support from rival Hillary Clinton. The Brooklyn-born Sanders addressed an enthusiastic crowd of striking workers from Verizon Communications Inc ( VZ.N ) as "brothers and sisters" and thanked them for their courage in standing up to what he characterized as corporate greed.

Brazil congressional committee recommends impeaching Rousseff
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Brazil congressional committee recommends impeaching Rousseff | Reuters

BRASILIA A committee of Brazil's lower house of Congress voted 38-27 on Monday to recommend the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff, who faces charges of breaking budget laws to support her re-election in 2014. A vote in the full lower house is expected to take place on Sunday. If two-thirds vote in favour, the impeachment will be sent to the Senate

U.S. officials warn Zika 'scarier' than initially thought
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U.S. officials warn Zika 'scarier' than initially thought | Reuters

WASHINGTON Top health officials expressed heightened concern on Monday about the threat posed to the United States by the Zika virus, saying the mosquito that spreads it is now present in about 30 states and hundreds of thousands of infections could appear in Puerto Rico. At a White House briefing, they stepped up pressure on the Republican-led Congress to pass approximately $1.9 billion in emergency funding for Zika preparedness that the Obama administration requested in February.

Former Saddam aide seeks to reshape Iraq's Sunni insurgency
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Former Saddam aide seeks to reshape Iraq's Sunni insurgency | Reuters

BAGHDAD A rallying cry to Iraqi Sunnis from former President Saddam Hussein's top surviving aide aims to bolster the old ruling Baath party's appeal with Sunni Muslims fearing new reprisals by Shi'ite militias, experts said.

Obama says Clinton never jeopardized U.S. national security in email case - Fox
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Obama says Clinton never jeopardized U.S. national security in email case - Fox | Reuters

WASHINGTON U.S. President Barack Obama said Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton never jeopardized national security in the handling of her emails as his secretary of state.

Dubai's Emaar seeks to surpass world's tallest tower with new landmark
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Dubai's Emaar seeks to surpass world's tallest tower with new landmark | Reuters

DUBAI Dubai's Emaar Properties plans to build a new tower in the emirate to surpass the Burj Khalifa, currently the world's tallest building, Chairman Mohamed Alabbar told reporters on Sunday. The new project comes as Dubai developers continue to announce new schemes despite a softening real estate sector, with the Emaar-built Burj Khalifa expected to be usurped by a tower currently under construction in Saudi Arabia.

Syrian PM says Russian air force, Syrian army preparing operation to free Aleppo - agencies
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Syrian PM says Russian air force, Syrian army preparing operation to free Aleppo - agencies | Reuters

MOSCOW The Russian air force and Syrian army are preparing for a joint operation to liberate Aleppo, Syrian Prime Minister Wael al-Halaki told visiting Moscow lawmakers on Sunday, Russian news agencies reported. "We, together with our Russian partners, are preparing for an operation to liberate Aleppo and to block all illegal armed groups which have not joined or broken the ceasefire deal," he was quoted as saying by TASS news agency. (Reporting by Vladimir Soldatkin; Editing by Janet Lawrence)