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Cabinet gives approval for ESI benefits to unorganised workers
There are about 43 crore such workers in the country
AIDS stigma easing off in south, says survey
NEW DELHI: Stigma and discrimination associated with HIV/AIDS have started showing a decline in the past two years, according to a study conducted in four major southern States between 2005 and 2009. The study on “Monitoring Stigma ...
$75 million project to clean up four polluted sites
NEW DELHI: The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on Friday approved a $75 million project to help clean-up four polluted sites in preparation to developing a National Plan for Rehabilitation of Pollution Sites. The ‘Capacity ...
MUMBAI: Here is a case, in which the alleged accused, a police constable, is behind bars, but the complainant himself is untraceable. The Government Railway Police in Badnera in Amravati district of Maharashtra are now in pursuit of ...
Special force to counter Maoists
KOLKATA: The West Bengal government is raising a special force to counter the Maoists active in certain parts of the State. It will be trained by the elite Greyhounds of Andhra Pradesh. The matter was discussed at a meeting here earlier ...
T-20 stresses role of tourism in economic development
NEW DELHI: Recognising that the travel and tourism sector plays an important role in employment in all countries, providing 75 million jobs worldwide and has the capacity to accelerate job creation and offer fast entry of youth and women into ...
Ambassador Arif Khan laid to rest
NEW DELHI: India's Ambassador to Italy, Arif Mohammed Khan, who passed away in Rome on Tuesday after an illness, was laid to rest here on Friday. He was 58. The burial ceremony and last namaz in memory of Ambassador Khan were attended by ...
‘Foreign varsities Bill won't infringe States' rights'
KOZHIKODE: Business ethics and environment management would continue to be the guiding principles of business leaders moulded at the Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode (IIM-K), A.C. Muthiah, chairman of the IIM-K Board of Governors and ...
All kinds of appeals choking Supreme Court: Bench
Constitution Bench to lay down norms for entertaining SLPs
Article 136 only a discretionary remedy, says Supreme Court
New Delhi: The Supreme Court, while deciding to examine the scope of Article 136 of the Constitution, said it was like Article 226 (writ jurisdiction of High Courts) was a discretionary remedy and the Supreme Court was not bound to interfere ...
Railway advertisement goof-up condemned
KOLKATA: The advertisement for the flagging off of the prestigious luxury train, ‘Maharaja Express' by the Indian Railways on Saturday ran into controversy with an inaccurate depiction of Delhi in Pakistan and Kolkata in the Bay of ...
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