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US Chamber Launches Push for Expanded Federal Job Training

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce will lead an initiative aimed at both industries and the government to address a “deepening worker shortage crisis,”.

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Hero Vired Ropes In Satyajit Menon As Head – Human Resources

Hero Vired, India’s EdTech company by the Hero Group, has appointed Satyajit Menon to set up and lead its Human Resources division. In line with Hero Vired’s growth strategy, Satyajit will be responsible for building and strengthening the organization’s people function by constructing a talent framework that is flexible to the needs of today’s dynamic […]

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More South Korean Workers Are Working Two Jobs

Among new recruits last December, some 407,000 people had experience working at a second job, data shows.

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WHO Says Delta Is the Fastest and Fittest COVID Variant and Will ‘Pick Off’ Most Vulnerable

The highly contagious delta variant is the fastest and fittest coronavirus strain yet, and it will “pick off” the most vulnerable people, especially in places with low Covid-19 vaccination rates, World Health Organization officials warned Monday. Delta, first identified in India, has the potential “to be more lethal because it’s more efficient in the way […]

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Unvaccinated Americans Are at Risk of a Possibly More Dangerous COVID-19 Variant

Some states are making great strides in vaccinating their residents against Covid-19, but the ones that are not may soon be contending with a more transmissible variant, experts say. About 45.2% of the US population is fully vaccinated against Covid-19, CDC data showed, and in 16 states and Washington, DC, that proportion is up to […]

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COVID-19 | U.S. Sends Taiwan 2.5 Million Vaccine Doses, Tripling Pledge

The U.S. sent 2.5 million doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to Taiwan on Sunday, tripling an earlier pledge in a donation with both public health and geopolitical meaning. The shipment arrived on a China Airlines cargo plane that left Memphis the previous day. Taiwan’s health minister, Chen Shih-Chung, and Brent Christensen, the top U.S. […]

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Yoga Can Improve Both Physical & Mental Health During COVID, Says Indian Envoy as US Celebrates Yoga Day

India’s Ambassador to the US, Taranjit Singh Sandhu, on Sunday participated in the yoga protocol session at the Indian House here which was attended by embassy officials in person, while a large number of people across the US joined the event virtually through Zoom and the embassy’s social media handles. Yoga has the potential to […]

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COVID-19 Was in US by Christmas 2019, Study Suggests

A new analysis of blood samples from 24,000 Americans taken early last year is the latest and largest study to suggest that the new coronavirus popped up in the U.S. in December 2019 — weeks before cases were first recognized by health officials. The analysis is not definitive, and some experts remain skeptical, but federal […]

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US Will Consider Its Response if China Refuses To Live Up to Its International Obligations on COVID: Sullivan

National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan said on Sunday that the United States, in consultations with its friends and allies, will consider its response again China if it turns out that Beijing is refusing to live up to its international obligations on the origins and transmission of COVID-19. “We are not, at this point, going to […]

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Man Touts US Visa, Cons Woman Into Marriage

A 28-year-old marketing executive accused her husband and in-laws of harassment and fraud by convincing her that he was working in the US at the time of their marriage. She filed a complaint with the Narol police. The woman, a resident of Chandkheda, had put up a profile of herself on a matrimonial website while […]