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US stocks trim losses despite weak data (Lead)


May 2nd, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 2 (IANS) US stocks trimmed early losses and traded mixed Wednesday even after weak reports on both private jobs and durable goods orders.Major indexes opened lower after ... Read more...

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Employees’ strike paralyses government offices in Kashmir (Lead)


April 17th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar/Jammu, April 17 (IANS) Work in government offices across Jammu and Kashmir was paralysed Tuesday as employees struck work Tuesday demanding an increase in the retirement age and regularization of ... Read more...

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Police break up state employees’ protest in Srinagar


April 17th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 17 (IANS) Police used water canon and batons in the Exhibition Road area here Tuesday to disperse hundreds of state employees, who were demonstrating to press their demand ... Read more...

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Unemployment rises in Spain


April 4th, 2012 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 4 (IANS/EFE) The number of people in Spain without jobs grew by 38,769 last month to more than 4.75 million, the Employment and Social Security Ministry said Tuesday.It ... Read more...

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Court reserves order on sharing officials’ appraisal reports (Lead)


February 7th, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday reserved its order on a plea that government employees' performance appraisal reports, officially known as the annual confidential report (ACR), ... Read more...

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Court reserves order on officials’ appraisal reports


February 7th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday reserved its order on a plea that performance appraisal reports of government staffers, officially known as the Annual Confidential ... Read more...

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Omar gives nod to loans schemes for youth entrepreneurs


February 1st, 2012 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 31 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Tuesday gave his approval for 'Youth Start-Uo Loan Scheme" (YSLS) under the state's Sher-i-Kashmir Employment and welfare programme for ... Read more...

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Plea to make officials’ appraisal reports public


January 15th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) The performance appraisal reports of government staffers, officially known as the Annual Confidential Report (ACR), may not be confidential anymore, with a petition before the ... Read more...

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US unemployment rate remains at 9.1 percent


October 8th, 2011 - 3:07 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 8 (IANS) US nonfarm payroll employment edged up by 103,000 jobs in September, but unemployment rate remained at 9.1 percent for the third straight month, the Labour Department ... Read more...

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Tripura demands central financial aid


August 17th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 17 (IANS) The Left Front government in Tripura wants Rs.14,600 crore in financial aid from the centre to deal with the fiscal crisis facing it, a state minister ... Read more...

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Kashmiri youth benefit from government employment scheme


February 26th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
Pulwama (Jammu and Kashmir), Feb.26 (ANI): The Indian Government's Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MNREGA) scheme has helped Kashmiri youth in earning a livelihood.Youth in Pulwama believe the MNREGA is ... Read more...

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Displaced persons from India- Bangladesh border stages a protest rally in Agartala


February 15th, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Agartala, Feb 15 (ANI): Hundreds of displaced persons from the India-Bangladesh border region in northeastern state of Tripura staged a rally at Agartala, the capital of Tripura to pressurise the state government ... Read more...

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Indian work visas, OCI cards in high demand in Canada


November 15th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Nov 15 (IANS) There is virtually a rush among NRIs in Canada to acquire the Overseas Citizenship of India (OIC). Also, the number of people, mostly white Canadians, seeking ... Read more...

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Plea for sacking Kalmadi to come up in court Wednesday


October 19th, 2010 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday will hear a petition seeking removal of Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chairman Suresh Kalmadi over alleged irregularities in preparations for the just ... Read more...

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Plea to remove Kalmadi to come up in court Oct 20


September 29th, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday fixed Oct 20 for hearing a petition seeking removal of Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chairman Suresh Kalmadi over alleged irregularities in preparations ... Read more...

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BJP threatens stir against 15 percent quota for Muslims


July 4th, 2010 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 4 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday threatened to launch a mass agitation if the central government implemented the Ranganath Mishra Commission report which recommended 15 percent reservation ... Read more...

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Government going soft on penalties for erring officials?


June 15th, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
By Rana Ajit New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) If the central government has its way, it will not deduct the salaries of proven erring and corrupt officials and will not object to them ... Read more...

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Punjab farmers face labour shortage


June 11th, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
Ludhiana, June 11 (ANI): With the shortage of migrant workers in Ludhiana, the farmers here are a worried lot and flock the railway station to find labourers to work in their fields.The ... Read more...

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Oz women were better off in the 1950s, claims new report


February 10th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 10 (ANI): A new study has revealed that women were better off in the 1950s than they are now.According to the Daily Telegraph, the report claims that at present women ... Read more...

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Minority commission seeks 10 percent job quota for Muslims


December 18th, 2009 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) A government-appointed committee tasked to study the status of religious and linguistic minorities says these communities are "under-represented" and "sometimes wholly unrepresented" in government jobs and has ... Read more...

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Reservation for economically backward is complicated: Commission


November 25th, 2009 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Nov 25 (IANS) Reservation for economically backward classes is not possible without constitutional amendments, members of the commission looking into the issue said here Wednesday. "The issue of providing reservation on the ... Read more...

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Sex jobs should be advertised through govt. employment services, says madame


April 13th, 2009 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 13 (ANI): A madame of Australia's biggest escort agency has urged to lift the ban on sex job advertisements, insisting it to be "unfair".Michelle, who operates Blondies in Darwin, said ... Read more...

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Ex-Army personnel protest against Sixth Pay Commission recommendations


July 6th, 2008 - 10:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/ Amritsar, July 6 (ANI): Ex-Army personnel took out a protest march in New Delhi demanding a review of pay commission recommendations. The protesters said they had taken out the protest ... Read more...

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Only 1.7 percent insured Indians get medical reimbursement


May 5th, 2008 - 7:02 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) While health insurance is picking up in India, only 17 out of 1,000 people hospitalised are getting reimbursement, a report Monday said. "Although hospitalisation is the basis ... Read more...

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Compensation for victims of Bhagalpur riots under consideration: Centre


March 11th, 2008 - 9:05 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Mar 11 (ANI): The Centre has received a proposal from the Bihar Government for grant of similar relief and rehabilitation package to the victims of Bhagalpur riots of 1989-90, as ... Read more...

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