According to KITU, several employees at Cognizant's offices in Bengaluru, Chennai and other cities had approached the union with complaints of having been forced to resign. The employees' body had accordingly resorted to legal action against the company and its management. … [Read more...] about Karnataka IT workers’ union initiates legal action against Cognizant over layoffs: Report
In this season we tell you all about managing money during COVID-19 times. But before we talk money, we must build a strong foundation. In Episode 1, we spoke about how fresh graduates should approach the job scene. What should you do if your job offer has been taken back or you have to settle for a lower-than-previously-negotiated salary? … [Read more...] about Personal Finance Classroom S2E2: Why every millennial must have insurance?
Jadhav, the 49-year-old retired Indian Navy officer, was sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court on charges of "espionage and terrorism" in April 2017. Weeks later, India approached the International Court of Justice (ICJ) against Pakistan for denial of consular access to Jadhav and challenging the death sentence. … [Read more...] about Kulbhushan Jadhav has refused to file review plea: Pakistan
“Walter is such a positive figure. He does not like to dwell on the negative elements of his life,” Tabsch says. “That was probably the hardest thing to get him to open up about, those difficult years with his legal battles. We spent two years with Walter filming. So in that time we gained his trust. That was paramount to get the access that we did—to get the man behind the cape, if you will.” … [Read more...] about Netflix’s ‘Mucho Mucho Amor’ is more than a love letter to celebrity astrologer Walter Mercado
“I think the short answer is rising insecurity,” says Robert Spitzer, a political science professor at SUNY Cortland and the author of five books on gun policy. Now that COVID-19 infection rates are increasing in states that are more prone to gun ownership, people may be channelling their fear of the pandemic’s economic effects into gun purchases. Hyatt and Lankford both noted there’s also a fear of “riots,” their term to describe the Black Lives Matter protests, though Spitzer says that’s a bit disconnected from the reality. “The amount of actual disorder and rioting, as opposed to legal demonstrations, is really tiny,” Spitzer notes, “and it’s certainly not occurring in places where people tend to be gun owners.” Lankford says there have been only a few demonstrations in his small Alabama town, but he’s worried about the unrest spilling over from Atlanta, 90 miles away. Rob Wilcox, deputy director of policy … [Read more...] about Through protests and the pandemic, gun background checks hit record high