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A pandemic financial guide for millennials: NYT

By Sara Aridi Several months into the coronavirus crisis, millions of Americans are still suffering from the economic fallout. Younger people are in an especially tough spot. Millennials, or those in their mid-20s to late-30s, have accumulated considerably less wealth than previous generations had at similar stages in life, and many older millennials suffered during […]Read More

No move to reduce retirement age of central government employees:

NEW DELHI: There is no move to bring down the retirement age of central government employees, Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra Singh said on Sunday, refuting reports in a section of media that there was a proposal to retire the employees early. Central government staff retire at the age of 60. Strongly refuting the […]Read More

States can use Rs 29,000 cr SDRF fund for food,

NEW DELHI: The Centre on Saturday requested the state governments and Union Territory administrations to utilise the State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF), to which Rs 29,000 crore has been allotted for the subsequent fiscal, for offering meals and shelter to migrant employees hit by the 21-day lockdown. Joint Secretary within the Ministry of Home Affairs […]Read More

View: The morbid dance of coronavirus is holding up a

“There are decades where nothing happens; and there are weeks where decades happen” — Vladimir Lenin A pandemic can be a threat to humankind. As for the macabre dance of coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) across the globe, it’s also throwing up a lot of material to reflect on, holding up a mirror to who we really are, […]Read More