GOP, Democrats Allow Mike Lee’s Middle Class Replacement Bill to Pass Senate

Under current rules, U.S. companies can only provide about 70,000 green cards to foreign workers per year, with a maximum of about 11,000 for Indian workers. But the Lee bill would bump that number up to a maximum of 140,000 cards, including perhaps 100,000 cards for Indians per year. The tenfold increase in green cards […]

Covid-19 crisis to inflict massive downward pressure on wages in the near future: ILO

Informal workers’ wages have seen steeper cuts than formal workers in recent times even while states have deferred the minimum wage hike in the times of Covid-19 pandemic, a recent report by the International Labour Organisation said. “Recent evidence suggests that formal workers’ wages have been cut by 3.6%, while informal workers have experienced a […]

COVID-19 crisis pushes jobless into survival mode

“The only way out is for someone or some institution to help me systematically because the government only gave me 3,000 pesos (less than $150) over the past 100 days which is not enough.”

Baton Rouge organization making positive impacts with focus on academic success

Shamone Williams, a City Year AmeriCorps member, said that close integration between City Year and the school is what sets it apart from other programs. In addition, the focus at City Year is on academic success. Williams said some of her work includes making sure students understand lessons, can find answers on their own and […]

3rd ODI: India ride on Pandya, Jadeja and Shardul brilliance to edge out Australia and end losing streak

The match was sealed by Bumrah in the final over as he trapped Zampa in front to finish with figures of 2/43. Natarajan was expensive but impressive on debut as he ended with 2/70 from his 10 overs, but the pick of the bowlers was Shardul Thakur who bowled 10 overs and gave away just […]

Don’t limit data centre sops to location-based criteria: Nasscom

Mumbai: IT industry lobby group Nasscom has urged the government to not restrict data centre fiscal incentives to investments made only in the proposed ‘Data Centre Economic Zones’. It also said the incentives must not be tied to any other location-based criteria. The Ministry of Electronics and IT (MeitY) last month released a draft Data […]

Nations must wind down fossil fuel annual production by 6%: Report

New Delhi: Even though countries plan to increase their fossil fuel production over the next decade, research shows that the world needs to decrease production of the same by 6 per cent per year to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius, the 2020 Production Gap Report said on Wednesday.The report mentions India’s revenue share […]

Best Cheap Noise-Canceling Headphones 2020

Put it on my tab These are the absolute best Galaxy Tab S7 cases you can buy! Picking up a Galaxy Tab S7? It’s a sizeable tablet that needs suitable protection, not to mention you’ll absolutely want a built-in kickstand to keep the tablet upright on your table as you work, play games, or mindlessly […]

Building Utopia from a New Vantage: NVIDIA and Partners Launch Design and Visualization Challenge

“Lenovo has long supported creatives across industries — bringing together the power, speed and reliability needed for today’s increasingly complex design and visualization workflows,” said Chris Ruffo, worldwide segment lead for AEC and Product Development at Lenovo. “We are thrilled to partner with NVIDIA, Chaos Group and CG Architect to launch the Building Utopia competition, […]

Globalization is alive and kicking in trade’s big 2020 comeback

The Covid-19 pandemic was supposed to put the final nail in the coffin of globalization and prompt a retreat into a new era of protectionism. Instead, some are now calling the crisis the Great Accelerator.The drop in international commerce was quick and steep during the first coronavirus lockdowns, but a rebound fueled by emergency fiscal […]