CM Yogi asks basic education dept to appoint 31,661 assistant teachers in a week

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Chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday asked the basic shiksha (basic education) department to recruit 31,661 assistant teachers within a week as the state government was committed to providing enough jobs and employment opportunities to the youth, said a statement from the chief minister’s office.

A state government spokesperson said the basic shiksha department had conducted a recruitment examination on January 6, 2019, for filling 69,000 vacant posts of assistant teachers. According to a government order of January 7, 2019, the state government fixed 65% as the minimum percentage of marks for appointment of general category candidates and 60% for backward and other reserved classes of candidates.


मुख्यमंत्री श्री @myogiadityanath जी ने बेसिक शिक्षा विभाग में 31,661 सहायक अध्यापकों की भर्ती प्रक्रिया को एक सप्ताह में पूरा करने के निर्देश दिए हैं।

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S.D. education secretary holds pandemic calls each week with K-12 school superintendents

PIERRE, S.D. (KELO) — Weekly talks with heads of South Dakota’s K-12 districts about COVID-19 are open to a state panel that sets regulations for the school systems, the state education secretary said Monday.

Ben Jones told the state Board of Education Standards at its meeting in Aberdeen that approximately 140 to 190 superintendents and others participate in the calls each Thursday. He said the calls had been daily last spring.

The board’s president, former teacher Jacqueline Sly of Rapid City, said board members would like to be able to answer more than “I don’t know” when people ask about South Dakota schools during the pandemic.

“We can certainly do that,” Jones said. He said it was good to have students back in the classrooms taking courses face to face with teachers this fall semester. Classrooms shut down in March and schools switched to online courses to finish spring semester.

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What you need to know about the UK jobs market this week

Amid gloomy jobs data and warnings of a prolonged jobs lockdown, on Tuesday, Britain’s chancellor declared the furlough scheme, which is due to end on 31 October, has “done what it was designed to.” Photo: Getty
Amid gloomy jobs data and warnings of a prolonged jobs lockdown, on Tuesday, Britain’s chancellor declared the furlough scheme, which is due to end on 31 October, has “done what it was designed to.” Photo: Getty

As coronavirus uncertainty continues to roil the economy, news of turmoil in the jobs market shows that employment is following suit.

New data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) published on Tuesday showed that UK employers have slashed 695,000 jobs since March when COVID-19 first sent Britain into national lockdown.

Britain’s official unemployment rate also increased as expected by analysts to 4.1% between May and July, from 3.9% a month earlier.

The claimant count, which includes unemployed and low-paid workers receiving work-related benefits, stood at 2.7 million last month, up 120.8% since March.

New estimates also show the total number of jobs in Britain has fallen by 354,000 to 35.4 million between March

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‘Fortnite’ (ALL) Adding Real-Time Ray Tracing, DLSS And NVIDIA Reflex Technology Later This Week

In Fortnite, players and their friends lead a group of Heroes to reclaim and rebuild a homeland that has been left empty by a mysterious darkness only known as “the Storm.”

Players will band together online to explore the world for resources, build extravagant forts, find or build insane weapons and traps as they protect their towns from the strange monsters that emerge during the Storm.

Fortnite Battle Royale is the FREE 100-player PvP mode in Fortnite. One giant map. A battle bus.

The last one standing wins.

On September 17 the game will add support for ray traced reflections, shadows, global illumination, and ambient occlusion significantly raising the image quality in the game. At the same time, NVIDIA DLSS is coming to Fortnite to boost frame rates and generate beautiful, sharp images in the game. Additionally, NVIDIA Reflex technology for reduced latency will also be supported.


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How the UK economy fared this week

It was a whirlwind week for the UK economy, with Britain sealing its first post-Brexit trade deal with Japan, the pound taking a beating and gross domestic product (GDP) slowly rebounding in July.

Here’s all you need to know about all the major events and the state of play of the UK economy.

In a positive uptick, the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) showed that Britain’s economy continued to rebound in July, from the deepest recession on record, following the coronavirus crisis.

The data showed that GDP grew by 6.6%, signalling the third consecutive month of expansion. GDP measures the total value of services and goods produced in the UK.

Growth in the UK’s biggest sector, services, came in at 6.1%, lower than the 7% expected by analysts in a Reuters poll.

However, other parts of the economy saw rapid expansion in July. Construction output rose

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American Kidney Fund Provides Kidney Disease Education and Healthy Living Tips Through Virtual Kidney Action Week, Sept. 14-18

ROCKVILLE, MD / ACCESSWIRE / September 10, 2020 / Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the American Kidney Fund (AKF) has transformed its signature community kidney disease prevention event, Kidney Action Day, into a virtual Kidney Action Week. Kidney Action Week is a first-of-its-kind event in the COVID-19 era, focusing on kidney health and kidney disease awareness and prevention for at-risk individuals across the country. The interactive event will take place online, from Monday, Sept. 14 to Friday, Sept. 18.

Kidney disease-the ninth leading cause of death in the U.S.-is a silent killer without symptoms until the late stages. Nine out of 10 people with the early stages of kidney disease are unaware they have it, and half of those with severely reduced kidney function (but not yet on dialysis) do not know they have the disease. Prevention activities like Kidney Action Week are crucial to the public’s understanding and awareness

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Will The Results be Declared This Week? Check What Education Minister Has to Say

Ramesh Pokhriyal sitting at a table

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JEE Main 2020 Latest News: Giving a piece of good news for students who had recently appeared for the JEE Main 2020 amid strict COVID guidelines, Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal on Wednesday said that the process for JEE Mains 2020 result declaration has already started and it will be announced soon. Taking to Twitter, Pokhriyal said that the process for result declaration has begun and the results will be announced soon. “My heartfelt thanks to all students and parents for reposing trust in the government and participating in JEE Main exam. Process for result declaration has begun and results will be announced soon,” he said. Soon after the results are declared, candidates can check their score be able to check their results online at Over 8 lakh students have appeared for the JEE Main 2020. Media reports suggest that the JEE
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The Week in Business: Jobs Added, but at a Slower Pace

Happy Labor Day weekend! I hope you are enjoying some rest, even if it’s just a staycation. Here’s the business and tech news you need to know for the (short!) week ahead. — Gillian Friedman

The United States added 1.4 million jobs in August, as employers continued to bring back workers but at a slower pace from the 1.7 million jobs added in July and down significantly from the additional 4.8 million jobs in June. And while the unemployment rate fell to 8.4 percent, from 10.2 percent in July, payrolls are still more than 11 million jobs below their pre-pandemic level. The jobs report on Friday provided some of the first data on the state of the economy as emergency federal spending, including the $600 weekly supplement to unemployment benefits, came to an end. But because the data was

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U.S. Jobs Puts Bright Cap on Week

(Bloomberg) — The U.S. unemployment rate fell more than expected in August, offering good news after troubling signs in Europe’s economy earlier in the week.

The fourth straight monthly improvement in the labor market included a 1.37 million gain in nonfarm payrolls, though the pace of job growth is moderating. The jobless rate dropped to 8.4%. There are still risks, with Congress in stalemate over another stimulus package and companies continuing to announce job cuts.

Europe’s jobs market also looks shaky, with the euro-area recovery losing steam and the inflation rate falling below zero. In the U.K., central bankers are hinting that they’ll do more to keep their recoveries on track.

Here are some of the charts that appeared on Bloomberg this week, offering insight into the latest developments in the global economy:


a screenshot of a cell phone: Recovery Stalls

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Recovery Stalls

Following signs of a downturn in previous weeks, the latest readings show

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Nasdaq posts worst week since March as tech shares slide

Stocks fell Friday, extending declines after a selloff a day earlier led the S&P 500 to its worst single-session drop in nearly three months.


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While ending the day off the lows of the session, each of the three major indices posted steep declines for the week, as Thursday’s rout took out gains from earlier sessions this week. The S&P 500 ended the week 2.3% lower, the Dow fell 1.8% and the Nasdaq dropped nearly 4% for its worst week since March.

The Nasdaq underperformed especially on the day, falling as much as 5% intraday Friday before paring losses, as tech stocks continued to lag. The index on Thursday had dipped back below 12,000, after crossing that threshold for the first time every just a day earlier. Apple (AAPL) shares steadied after an 8% drop on Thursday. Amazon (AMZN) and Zoom Video Communications (ZM) – both darlings of the

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