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Study: More Than Half Of Healthcare Workers Are At Risk For Mental Health

Since the beginning of the pandemic, healthcare workers have shown remarkable resilience and professional dedication despite fear of becoming infected, but a new study...

Airbnb Launched Airbnb.org Dedicated To Help Essential Workers, Refugees

As communities around the world grapple with the devastating impacts of natural disasters and the pandemic home rental service, Airbnb has launched Airbnb.org dedicated...

Demand For Freelancers Have Increased By 75 Percent In Large Corporates

A survey has revealed that the demand for freelancers in large corporates has increased by over 75 percent in the last year even as...

Four Out of Five People in South-East Asia Region Unable to Access Mental Health Services

Four out of every five people who require mental health services in the South-East Asia region are unable to access them, Dr. Poonam Khetrapal...

Most Indian Workforce Seek Mental Health Help from Robots

As Covid-19 takes its toll on the mental health of people globally, over 9 in 10 persons in Indian Workforce think robots can support...

42% of Indian Workers Use Personal Devices to Access Corporate Data

As the lines between work and home life get increasingly blurred, 42 per cent of workers in India are using personal devices to access...

Microsoft Study Shows Pandemic has Increased Feeling of Burnout Among Workers

If you've been feeling overwhelmed at work lately, you are not alone as a new Microsoft study has shown that the pandemic has increased...

Men, Women May Experience Similar Rates of Anxiety Due to Job Insecurity

Contrary to the common belief, researchers have found that men and women might experience similar rates of anxiety due to job insecurity. As more people...

Hospital Cleaners at Higher Risk of Covid-19 Compared to ICU Clinicians: Study

Contrary to expectations, hospital cleaners are at the higher risk of getting the Covid-19 infection, compared to intensive care unit (ICU) clinicians, say researchers. The...

Caffeine-Nap Could Help You Stay Alert on Night Jobs

A simple coffee and a quick short sleep afterwards (called caffeine-nap) could be the cure to stay alert on night jobs as a new...

I Think When You Do Charity, There is Nothing to Lose: Vir Das

Comedian-actor Vir Das says the idea of helping people through his craft of comedy always lets him be in a win-win situation. Vir Das has...

7.4% Reduction in Severely Acute Malnourished Children: BSI Nutrition India Programme

After the first successful year of the Dettol BSI Nutrition India Programme, the community witnessed a 7.4 per cent reduction in the proportion of...

50% Indian Workers May be AI Equipped in Next 6-10 Years: Microsoft

The organisations that have deployed Artificial Intelligence (AI) with skilling initiatives in India are generating most value from this new-age technology, and senior executives...

88% Indian Workers Prefer Working From Home: Survey

At least 88 per cent of the Indian workers prefer to have the flexibility of working from home, (WFH), while 69 per cent believe...

About 80% Home-Based Beedi Workers Live in Rural Areas: Study

By Puja Gupta While about 96 per cent (42,76,124) of the total beedi workers (44,60,076) are home-based, only four per cent (1,83,952) work in factories,...

17% of India’s Coal Fleet is Set to Become Uncompetitive in 2020

In India, 17 per cent of the 283 GW coal fleet is set to become uncompetitive in 2020, rising to 50 per cent in...

86% Workers Worldwide Wish to Acquire New Skills from Employers: Survey

About 86 per cent of office workers around the world wish their employer offered opportunities to acquire new skills, said a survey on Monday. Nearly...

Microsoft Lays Off News Production Workers; Replace Them With AI

Microsoft is reportedly laying off at least 50 news production workers and replacing them with artificial intelligence (AI)-based algorithms to perform their editorial duties. According...

Indian Workers Miss Office as Work From Home Becomes the New normal

As she settled down to work from home when India announced a lockdown in March due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), Shweta Andrews thought exultantly “this...

Centre to Provide Rs 2,500 Crore EPF Support for Workers: Finance Minister

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Wednesday that the Centre will provide Rs 2,500 crore EPF support for businesses, workers for three more months. The...

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Microsoft’s Remote Learning Products Gain Popularity

Driven by video conferencing platform Teams, more than 200 million students and educators worldwide now rely on Microsoft education products for remote learning, Microsoft...

This Report States That 1 In 2 Indians Are Afraid Of Online Dating

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La Fuori Introduces Its Organic Slow Fashion In India

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Myeloid-Derived Suppressor Cells Ups Covid Infection Risk

Researchers have found that patients with severe Covid-19 have significantly elevated levels of a certain type of immune cells in their blood, called myeloid-derived...