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With 4G Still Distant, Kashmir Schools Conduct Classes Through All India Radio

The School Education Department of Kashmir has started taking audio classes in collaboration with All India Radio (AIR) in order to reach out to the maximum number of students amid the lockdown. The goal is to engage students and to reach out to them during their confinement to their homes during the coronavirus lockdown. The…Continue readingWith 4G Still Distant, Kashmir Schools Conduct Classes Through All India Radio

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Infection Rates in Migrant Workers

Migrant labourers in India have shown an infection rate of 20 percent. The lack of social distancing, along with poor immunity and malnourishment are the main contributors. States such as Bihar and Uttar Pradesh have seen a 26 percent positivity rate among its migrant guest workers. The rate is as low as 3 to 4…Continue readingInfection Rates in Migrant Workers

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Migrant Workers Serve Legal Notice to IIM-A Over Non-Payment of Wages

An Ahmedabad-based lawyer served a notice to the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A) on behalf of the inter-state migrant workers over non-payment of wages and ill-treatment. The workers were working as contractual labourers for the construction of the new IIM Building. The notice served on 19th May, 2020, stated that the principal employer —…Continue readingMigrant Workers Serve Legal Notice to IIM-A Over Non-Payment of Wages

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70-Year-Old Migrant Worker Dies in Bengaluru Before Boarding Homebound Train

A 70-year-old migrant worker died after he collapsed on reaching Chikkabanavara Railway Station on the outskirts of Bengaluru on Wednesday evening. The worker, who was supposed to board a train to Madhya Pradesh from the railway station, has been identified as Prabhulal Ahirwar, a resident of Narula village in Madhya Pradesh. Prabhulal had been working…Continue reading70-Year-Old Migrant Worker Dies in Bengaluru Before Boarding Homebound Train