Nainital (U'khand), June 14 (PTI) For the second year in a row, the gates of Neem Karoli Baba's Hanuman temple at Kainchi Dham will not open for devotees on its foundation day on Tuesday an ...

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  • Students have been keeping up with virtual schooling while managing jobs
  • There are no official statistics for how many students may end up leaving school to work
  • Hardest hit are students who were already struggling academically

When the wage code takes effect, the manner in which employees' basic salary and provident fund are computed will alter dramatically. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/ Unsplash)

  • The Centre might soon implement new labour codes in the next few months
  • It will increase companies' provident fund liabilities, reduce employees' take-home pay
  •  44 central labour rules will be rationalised by these four labour codes

Work-from-home during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has been the new normal across companies. (Photo Credit: Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • Portia Twidt, from the US, said that minutes after her return to the office, she decided to quit her job 
  • Only around 28% of the office workers in the US are back to their offices, says a study
  • A survey showed 39% would consider quitting their jobs if their employer's were not flexible about remote work

Once Nelson Mandela's tailor, Pathe'O sees tailoring as a key economic sector that could help Africa in development. (Photo Credit: Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • Clothes stitched by Ivorian-Burkinabe have been worn by Nelson Mandela, Moroccan King Mohamed VI, among others
  • "In the minds of many people here, tailoring is a job for people who didn't go to school", he says
  • "But African fashion, African fabrics interest the whole world," he adds

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A postgraduate student said he has been unable to find work amid the pandemic and has been forced to take up odd jobs. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@VikashSanchi)

  • "I am a sociology postgraduate from Ambedkar University Delhi. I can work as a driver also," Vikash said
  • He also shared his resume on Twitter
  • After his appeal, many people reached out to Vikash to help him

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President Joe Biden chalked out the American Jobs Plan in March. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • White House proposed reducing the size of President Biden's infrastructure package
  • The American Jobs Plan was initially envisioned to cost around $2.3 trillion
  • But the costs have been dropped to $1.7 trillion to attain some "common ground"

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Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen. (Photo Credit: AFP File)

  • The aid is part of President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan
  • Janet Yellen said the aid corrects the policy mistakes during 2008 financial crisis
  • Treasury officials told reporters the funds cannot be used to invest in pension funds

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President Joe Biden's efforts to revive an economy blighted by the COVID-19 pandemic receives a surprise setback. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • The US added 266,000 jobs in April, a quarter of the number expected
  • Data shows that the unemployment rate has been pushed up to 6.1%
  • The data defied economists' expectations for a gain of one million jobs

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President Joe Biden is due to address a joint session of Congress on Wednesday night. (Photo Credit: AFP File)

  • President Biden is set to propose a tax hike on investment gains of the wealthiest individuals
  • The hike will help pay for his proposed massive infrastructure and jobs package
  • Biden's plan would increase the minimum tax on businesses to 21%