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Wadhawans breach curfew norms, quarantined, Maha Govt orders probe
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The incident came to light on Thursday evening when they reached their bungalow in Mahabaleshwar, around 260 kilometres from Mumbai. The local authorities as a precautionary measure have put them under institutional quarantine for all the 23 members.

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Beginning of the end of jobs as we know it
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Beginning of the end of jobs as we know itIn the long run, if we subtract the real estate & transit costs, this is an opportunity, not a challenge.

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A country when its 1.3 bn citizens stay home
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A country when its 1.3 bn citizens stay homeAbsent the throngs of buses, two-wheelers, rickshaws and hand-drawn carts, birdsong and clean air is back.

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French regulator orders Google pay copyright fees to media groups
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The agency said it «requires Google, within three months, to conduct negotiations in good faith with publishers and news agencies on the remuneration for the re-use of their protected contents». «This injunction requires that the negotiations effectively result in a proposal for remuneration from Google» that must be applied retroactively to October 2019, when France […]

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Canadian youth, women hit hard by massive coronavirus-related job losses
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Key EU states agree coronavirus economic rescue: diplomats
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Real unemployment in the United States has likely hit 14.7%, the highest level since 1940
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We’re likely sitting at the highest level of joblessness since Franklin Roosevelt was president. Another 6.6 million Americans filed initial unemployment claims in the week ending April 4. That follows 3.3 million and 6.9 million in the two previous weeks, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. Before this three-week stretch of 16.8 million of […]

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There won’t be any new emoji next year, and the pandemic is to blame
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Add emojis to the growing list of industries being negatively affected by the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. The Unicode Consortium, which oversees emojis on smartphones, has announced that there will be no new emojis released in 2021, due to the outbreak. The crop for this year were finalized before the pandemic took hold of the country […]

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The Coronavirus Economy: How a luxury travel concierge to Silicon Valley elite has adapted to life in a pandemic
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Subscribe to Fortune’s Outbreak newsletter for a daily roundup of stories on the coronavirus and its impact on global business. The high season for the travel industry should have been just around the corner. Gwen Books has been running her own boutique luxury firm in Atherton, Calif. for the last 18 years. “My office opens […]

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