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North Carolina Nursing Home Reports Virus Outbreak
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Three residents of a central North Carolina nursing home have tested positive for COVID-19, public health officials announced on Saturday as overall cases statewide exceeded 2,400. The three cases occurred within the population of the Springbrook Rehabilitation and Nursing Center …

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Wisconsin’s American Family to Return $200M to Auto Insurance Customers
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Madison, Wisconsin-based American Family Insurance says it will return approximately $200 million to its auto insurance customers as the COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically altered driving habits and created financial uncertainty for individuals and families across the country The premium relief …

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CXOs, cos rush to modify Esop terms to include Covid realities
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Compensation and vesting rights depend on targets that may not be achieved due to virus.

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Govt open to suggestions for better implementation of Vivad Se Vishwas scheme: CBDT chief
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As many as 4.83 lakh direct tax cases involving Rs 9.32 lakh crore in disputed taxes are locked in various appellate forums. The amount is equivalent to 82 per cent of the government’s direct tax revenue in FY19.

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View: Stall the mass movement of migrant workers now
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The NSSO and other independent studies indicate that the percentage of causal and self-employed workers in urban areas is over 60% of the workforce. These sections have had the immediate loss of earnings due to the Covid-19-related lockdown measures. The numbers are likely to rise, unless governments take immediate decisive steps.

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Govt explores ways to scale up functioning
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Govt explores ways to scale up functioningScaling up government functioning would entail gradually starting work in certain sectors, including construction work in crucial areas like roads and education. While agriculture is already an exempted sector during the lockdown, the government is considering other sectors like basic construction work and masonry.

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How NIC is helping govt to connect during lockdown
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The PM’s conferencing with CMs, Saarc contemporaries, sportspersons and heads of embassies and high-commissions too were done using NIC’s video-conference service. It has a permanent setup at the PM’s residence and office and over 1,800 studios across the country including state and district capitals and union territories.

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Rent strikes loom across Canada as coronavirus kills daily-wage jobs
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Stocks surge 7% on signs new coronavirus deaths could be slowing
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A worldwide rally gained steam on Wall Street Monday, propelling major indexes up more than 7%, as traders cheered glimmers of hope that the deadliness of the coronavirus outbreak could be slowing in some of the hardest-hit areas. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the rate of increase of deaths could be approaching a plateau, […]

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