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Maruti’s Manesar plant: 16 cars made on second day


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 22 (IANS) The first lot of 16 cars was manufactured on the second day of the reopening of Maruti's plant at Manesar in Haryana Wednesday as more workers ... Read more...

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Job seekers at Maruti’s Manesar plant prey for agents, touts


August 18th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 18 (IANS) As Maruti Suzuki announced the termination of over 500 permanent workers and restoration of operations at its Manesar plant from Aug 21, job aspirants in the ... Read more...

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15 killed in fire at Vizag Steel Plant (Lead)


June 14th, 2012 - 1:34 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 14 (IANS) At least 15 people were killed and 20 others injured in a major fire that broke out at the Visakhapatnam Steel Plant Wednesday night, witnesses said.The ... Read more...

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15 killed in fire at Vizag steel plant


June 14th, 2012 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 13 (IANS) At least 15 people were killed and several others injured in a major fire that broke out in Visakhapatnam Steel Plant Wednesday night, witnesses said.The fire ... Read more...

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Neyveli Lignite Corp to add 1,000 MW this fiscal


May 28th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 28 (IANS) Integrated lignite mining-cum-power generator Neyveli Lignite Corporation Ltd (NLC) hopes to add around 1,000 MW this fiscal to its existing 2,740 MW capacity, a top company ... Read more...

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DMK appeals to Neyveli contract workers to end strike


May 25th, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 24 (IANS) Claiming the Tamil Nadu government was blind to their issues, DMK president and former chief minister M.Karunanidhi Thursday appealed to the contract workers of Neyveli ... Read more...

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New protocol to help Indians workers in UAE


April 4th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Aiming to streamline the registration of 1.7 million Indian contract workers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), India and the UAE Wednesday signed a protocol ... Read more...

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Trade union wants Rs.300 wages for rural jobs scheme (Lead)


February 8th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) The new executive committee of the Indian National Trade Union Congress (INTUC) Wednesday sought minimum wages of Rs.300 for labourers engaged in the central ... Read more...

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AIADMK labour wing to start union in Hyundai Motor


December 13th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 13 (IANS) With the AIADMK storming to power in Tamil Nadu, its trade union wing Anna Thozhir Sangam Peravai (ATSP) is now entering multi-national companies like Hyundai Motor ... Read more...

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Children without water, milk inside Kudankulam complex


October 15th, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 15 (IANS) "We are under house arrest, without drinking water and even milk for children. Our stock of provisions is running out and we do not have vegetables," ... Read more...

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Kudankulam protests continue, entry points to plant blocked


October 14th, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 14 (IANS) Activists continued to protest outside Tamil Nadu's Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) Friday, preventing employees of the plant from going inside to work.For the past ... Read more...

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Dengue, labour strike hit Mahanadi Coalfields output


September 1st, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 1 (IANS) Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd (MCL), a unit of state-run Coal India, said Thursday its output fell by 1.3 million tonnes in August compared to a year ago, ... Read more...

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Neyveli Lignite Corp strike to continue


October 26th, 2010 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 26 (IANS) The 36-day strike by contract workers of Neyveli Lignite Corp (NLC) is set to continue despite the request to resume work by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi ... Read more...

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Neyveli Lignite workers’ strike: Karunanidhi seeks PM’s help


October 15th, 2010 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai Oct 15 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.Karunanidhi has sought Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's help in resolving the strike by contract workers in the Neyveli Lignite Corporation Ltd (NLC), warning ... Read more...

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Deshmukh asks heavy industry PSUs to resolve labour problems


October 13th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Heavy Industries Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh Wednesday asked top officials of public sector Undertakings (PSUs) to sort out labour issues afflicting the units in consultation with trade unions ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa supports striking Neyveli Lignite workers


October 12th, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 12 (IANS) AIADMK general secretary J. Jayalalithaa Tuesday extended her support to the 13,000 striking contract workers of Neyveli Lignite Corporation Ltd (NLC) and demanded that the ruling DMK urge ... Read more...

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Strike at Neyveli Lignite enters


October 11th, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 11 (IANS) The strike by the 13,000 contract workers of the Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NLC) demanding pay parity with permanent workers entered its 23rd day Monday.The contract workers affiliated to ... Read more...

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Strike not to affect power generation at Neyveli Lignite


September 22nd, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 22 (IANS) A strike by 13,000 contract workers of Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NLC) demanding pay parity with permanent workers and absorption entered the fourth day Wednesday, but the public sector ... Read more...

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1,500 dengue mosquito breeding checkers go on strike in Delhi


September 6th, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Even as dengue cases are on the upswing, over 1,500 contract workers tasked to check homes for mosquito breeding went on strike Monday demanding regularisation of their ... Read more...

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‘NREGA worker stood surety for Chinese nationals’ bail’


August 18th, 2010 - 1:43 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 17 (IANS) A controversy cropped up in Chhattisgarh Tuesday after a Congress politician said that a tribal, who is a National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme card holder, acted "on the ... Read more...

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July Has Become The Deadliest Month For The American Services In Its 9-Year-old Afghan War


August 2nd, 2010 - 12:11 am ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 1, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): NATO enunciated on Friday that six additional American soldiers have been liquidated in Afghanistan. This has brought the demise toll of Americans in July to ... Read more...

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Labourers, police clash at Tata Steel, eight injured (Lead)


June 28th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 28 (IANS) Eight labourers were injured in a clash with the police at the main entrance of the Tata Steel plant in Jharkhand's Jamshedpur city Monday, police said. According to a ... Read more...

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Eight injured in clash with police at Tata Steel


June 28th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 28 (IANS) Eight labourers were injured in a clash with the police at the main entrance of the Tata Steel plant at Jamshedpur near here Monday, police said. According to a ... Read more...

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Redstone Arsenal Explosion Leads To Injury Of Two


May 6th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Huntsville, May 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A sudden explosion rocked the Redstone Arsenal Army base in Huntsville, north Alabama on Wednesday morning. Though no official statement describing the reason of the ... Read more...

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CPI-M alleges anomaly in railway recruitment


April 7th, 2010 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 7 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Wednesday demanded a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) inquiry into the allegedly illegal manner 123 contract workers were made permanent in ... Read more...

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Serious implications of strike at Haldia: Tata Chemicals


March 19th, 2010 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 19 (IANS) Issuing a veiled threat, Tata Chemicals Friday said the ongoing strike of contractors' workers at its factory in West Bengal's Haldia will have "serious implications" on the unit's ... Read more...

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Strike affecting SAIL’s operations in Durgapur


February 16th, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 16 (IANS) The ongoing strike by contract workers at the Steel Authority of India Ltd's (SAIL) plant at Durgapur in West Bengal has been adversely affecting the operations at the ... Read more...

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Jute strike called off


February 12th, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 12 (IANS) Jute mill workers in West Bengal called off their indefinite strike after signing a tri-partite agreement in the presence of the minister incharge of the labour department here ... Read more...

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Indefinite Jute mills strike ends in West Bengal


February 12th, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Feb 12(ANI): Jute mills workers in West Bengal have called off their indefinite strike with effect from Sunday after signing a tri-partite agreement in the presence West Bengal Labour Minister in ... Read more...

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Good response to CITU contract workers’ strike in West Bengal


February 12th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 12 (IANS) A one-day strike by 2.5 million contract workers affiliated to the Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) Friday received good response across West Bengal. "This is a contract labourers' ... Read more...

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UN workers’ toll in Haiti Quake reaches 94


February 9th, 2010 - 7:36 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Feb 9 (RIA Novosti) The number of UN workers killed in last month's earthquake in Haiti has reached 94, while eight of its staff remained unaccounted for, a ... Read more...

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Normalcy returns to Nokia India’s plant


January 23rd, 2010 - 10:26 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 23 (IANS) Production at Nokia India's plant near here resumed as usual Saturday after the four day worker's strike was called off Friday night. "Workers have reported to duty this (Saturday) ... Read more...

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Striking Nokia workers to resume duty Saturday


January 23rd, 2010 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Chennai Jan 22 (IANS) The striking workers in the Nokia India plant near here will resume work Saturday morning, ending their four day strike that began Tuesday over the transfer of an ... Read more...

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Labour Minister asks state governments to constitute Social Security Boards


January 22nd, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan. 22 (ANI): Union Labour Minister Mallikarjun Kharge has urged state governments to constitute a State Social Security Boards and formulate their rules under the Unorganised Workers' Social Security Act ... Read more...

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Nokia India strike enters third day


January 21st, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 21 (IANS) Nokia India workers, on strike after 55 employees were suspended earlier this week, refused to end their agitation Thursday despite being asked by the labour commissioner's office to ... Read more...

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