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COVID-19 pandemic will force 1.8 crore Indians to find a new occupation by 2030, says McKinsey report
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COVID-19 pandemic will force 1.8 crore Indians to find a new occupation by 2030, says McKinsey report

The long-term effects of the virus may reduce the number of low-wage jobs available, which previously served as a safety net for displaced workers, the report added

Banks need to push digital plans now; pandemic an opportunity to revive products, services: Former RBI deputy governor
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Banks need to push digital plans now; pandemic an opportunity to revive products, services: Former RBI deputy governor

Asserting that data confidentiality and infrastructural challenges are critical in the banking industry, Khan said many banks lack common shared repositories and databases, which have now become important.

IT sector, startups likely to hire 5 lakh people in 2019; entry-level packages up 20% in 2018: Mohandas Pai
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IT sector, startups likely to hire 5 lakh people in 2019; entry-level packages up 20% in 2018: Mohandas Pai

Entry level packages are now pegged at 4.5 lakh to Rs 5 lakh per annum, as companies are beginning to pay more to attract "higher quality".

US unemployment rate is at lowest level since 1969 when it reached 3.5 percent; 'prosperity is new normal' claims White House
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US unemployment rate is at lowest level since 1969 when it reached 3.5 percent; 'prosperity is new normal' claims White House

The U.S. unemployment rate fell to 3.7 percent in September — the lowest level since December 1969 — while hiring slowed.

Despatches from an H1B wasteland amid India-US 2+2 talks: How a non-immigrant work permit has occupied frontlines of US politics
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Despatches from an H1B wasteland amid India-US 2+2 talks: How a non-immigrant work permit has occupied frontlines of US politics

Behind the present day backlash on H-1B visas are cold, hard numbers that say the H-1B cost advantage has vanished, especially if you add the cost of nuisance value which comes bundled with the H-1B process

US midterm elections 2018: Top data cruncher bullish on Democrats' edge, gives party 3 in 4 chance of taking House majority
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US midterm elections 2018: Top data cruncher bullish on Democrats' edge, gives party 3 in 4 chance of taking House majority

America’s best known data cruncher on elections Nate Silver is bullish on Democrats winning the House at the midterm elections 2018. FiveThirtyEight is giving Democrats a 3 in 4 chance of winning enough seats for a majority and it comes with a big caveat: “Relatively small shifts could allow Republicans to keep control of the House, or could turn a blue wave into a tsunami.”

US midterm elections 2018: Donald Trump predicts hardline immigration agenda will power Republicans to victory; says America will see a 'red wave'
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US midterm elections 2018: Donald Trump predicts hardline immigration agenda will power Republicans to victory; says America will see a 'red wave'

US president Donald Trump sharply accused congressional Democrats of allowing open borders and crime to fester, using a White House event on Monday to stoke a fall campaign fight over immigration and the U.S. southern border.

Donald Trump embraces racially tinged rhetoric in midterm election season, hoping for strong conservative turnout
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Donald Trump embraces racially tinged rhetoric in midterm election season, hoping for strong conservative turnout

Democrats are pinning their hopes of flipping control of Congress on mobilizing liberals and minorities, particularly black voters. And Republicans' best chance of holding off a Democratic wave is strong turnout among the conservative white voters who helped sweep Trump into office and often cheer his willingness to dive into hot-button issues with racial overtones.

In US midterm election season, Donald Trump economic fiction on 'record' GDP and jobs cites figures that don't exist
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In US midterm election season, Donald Trump economic fiction on 'record' GDP and jobs cites figures that don't exist

US President Donald Trump is distorting the truth on U.S. economic growth and jobs, pointing to record-breaking figures that don't exist and not telling the full story on black unemployment. He cites the highest-ever gross domestic product for the US that's not there and predicts a spectacular 5 percent annual growth rate in the current quarter that hardly any economist sees.

Govt's sharp focus on skill development is improving employability, but employment is still a far cry
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Govt's sharp focus on skill development is improving employability, but employment is still a far cry

Nearly 300 million youth are currently under employed or unemployed, and only two percent of the country’s total workforce has undergone skills training.

Reskilling employees is more important to IT industry, says Nasscom
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Reskilling employees is more important to IT industry, says Nasscom

Though automation in the IT industry destroys jobs, industry growth leads to creation of more jobs, said R Chandrashekhar, president, Nasscom

India @70: Can we now have at least a 15-year vision for economy?
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India @70: Can we now have at least a 15-year vision for economy?

The services jobs that fintech and other startups will create are not because of any specific government programs.