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Scams will impact foreign investments: CII


August 24th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 24 (IANS) The various scams hogging media headlines will impact foreign investments in India, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) president Adi Godrej said Friday.And for the sentiment to ... Read more...

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10 Maruti union leaders arrested


August 1st, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 1 (IANS) Ten Maruti Suzuki union leaders were arrested Wednesday for their alleged role in the July 18 violence at the company's Manesar plant that led to ... Read more...

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Hillary counts Ela Bhatt among her ‘personal heroes’


July 20th, 2012 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 20 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton related the story of one of her "personal heroes", Ela Bhatt, the founder of the Self-Employed Women's Association in ... Read more...

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Thousands protest austerity plan in France


May 1st, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 1 (IANS) Thousands of people marched through the main cities of France Tuesday to express their opposition to the government's austerity plan.Trade unions, left political activists and others ... Read more...

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Bengal plans to periodically amend labour laws


January 25th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 25 (IANS) Stating that labour laws in the state will be changed periodically, the West Bengal government Wednesday said it is plans to amend the minimum wages act ... Read more...

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Unesco to help Italy preserve Pompeii


December 1st, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Dec 1 (IANS/AKI) The Unesco will advise Italy on how to best protect one of the world's biggest archaeological sites, Pompeii, where a massive volcanic eruption in 79 A.D. ... Read more...

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Rebel Maruti union leaders resign, get hefty dues


November 5th, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Manesar, Nov 4 (IANS) Automobile major Maruti Suzuki (MSIL) has reached a settlement with the rebel worker leaders who had headed a three-phase labour agitation at the company's Manesar plant."The ... Read more...

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Former UN security worker charged with $100,000 fraud


July 1st, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An ex-UN employee has been arrested for allegedly holding jobs at the UN and the National Labour Relations Board (NLRB) as well, the US Department ... Read more...

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Workers, management clash in Noida factory


June 11th, 2011 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Noida, June 10 (IANS) A clash between the management and the workers was reported in a Noida factory Friday and police had to intervene to restore order, police said.Two officials ... Read more...

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Gorkha union lifts embargo on Darjeeling tea export


March 30th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Siliguri, March 30 (IANS) Normalcy returned to the tea industry in the Darjeeling hills as the powerful labour union affiliated to the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) Wednesday lifted its "embargo" ... Read more...

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Labour trouble brewing in Ford India


March 23rd, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 23 (IANS) Labour trouble was brewing Wednesday at Ford India's plant at Maraimalai Nagar near here with its labour union Ford India Employees Union (FIEU) serving strike notice ... Read more...

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Tunisia’s interim government reshuffled


January 28th, 2011 - 5:57 am ICT by IANS
Tunis, Jan 28 (IANS) Tunisian Prime Minister Mohamed Ghannouchi announced the make-up of a new interim government in an effort to quell the protests against his cabinet which included allies of the ... Read more...

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Ban bullock carts transporting kerosene: PETA


October 12th, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 12 (IANS) Animal welfare NGO PETA has demanded a ban on the use of bullock carts to transport kerosene in the city, but the government says it needs an alternative ... Read more...

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Human rights activists slam government’s anti-Maoist offensive in Jharkhand


June 26th, 2010 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Ranchi, June 26 (ANI): Hundreds of human rights activists gathered staged a demonstration here on Friday against the anti-Maoist operation launched jointly by the State and Central police.Holding 'anti-state' banners, the protestors ... Read more...

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Workers’ demonstration marks ‘Labour Day’ in Kolkata


May 1st, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, May 1 (ANI): A large number of workers here celebrated the 'Labour Day' on Saturday by demonstrating for their rights on the streets of Kolkata.Various labour organizations and trade unions ... Read more...

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Thousands pay homage to Polish plane crash victims


April 17th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, April 17 (DPA) Thousands gathered at Warsaw's largest square Saturday for official ceremonies to honour the 96 victims of a plane crash that claimed the Polish president, politicians and most ... Read more...

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CPI-M labour union puts off strike in West Bengal


April 9th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 9 (IANS) The Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU), the labour arm of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M), Friday postponed its proposed transport strike in West Bengal to ... Read more...

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Obama grants $8 billion to build nuclear reactors


February 17th, 2010 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 16 (DPA) US President Barack Obama Tuesday announced $8 billion worth of loan guarantees to build the country's first new nuclear reactors in three decades. The loan will go towards ... Read more...

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Hyundai Motor workers union defers strike


December 9th, 2009 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 9 (IANS) The Hyundai Motor India Employees Union, which served a strike notice last week over a contentious labour union election issue, has decided to defer the agitation till the ... Read more...

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Labour trouble brews again in Hyundai Motor


November 28th, 2009 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 28 (IANS) Hyundai Motor India Employees Union, which served a strike notice last week over a contentious labour union election issue, is expected to convene a general body meeting soon ... Read more...

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Cuban weekly warns of more austerity


November 10th, 2009 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Nov 10 (EFE) The weekly publication of Cuba's only legal labour union says residents of the communist-ruled island will have to get used to belt-tightening "with intelligence" amid a severe recession ... Read more...

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Ford posts one-billion-dollar profit


November 3rd, 2009 - 6:21 am ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 3 (DPA) US automaker Ford Motor Monday announced a net income of nearly a billion dollars in the third quarter, surprising many analysts as weak economic conditions continue worldwide. The ... Read more...

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Auto unions’ strike affects work in Gurgaon factories


October 20th, 2009 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Oct 20 (IANS) About 80,000 workers from 60-odd companies in this industrial hub stayed away from work Tuesday to protest the death of a worker in an automobile firm here. Work was ... Read more...

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Committee formed to look into Gurgaon factory dispute (Lead)


October 20th, 2009 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Oct 19 (IANS) A day after labour unrest at a Gurgaon-based auto component factory in Haryana left one worker dead and at least six injured, the district administration Monday constituted a ... Read more...

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Indefinite transport strike in Kolkata from Friday (Lead)


July 24th, 2009 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 23 (IANS) Commercial vehicle operators will go on an indefinite strike in the city from Friday, after a meeting between the strikers and the West Bengal government failed to break ... Read more...

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Suspected militants torch CPI (M) offices


June 23rd, 2009 - 8:49 pm ICT by ANI
Jhargram (West Bengal), June 23 (ANI): As Central paramilitary forces along with local police continue action against Maoists in Lalgarh area of West Bengal's Medinipur district, ultras and some anti-social elements elsewhere ... Read more...

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Air India asks senior officials to forego July pay


June 19th, 2009 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Cash-strapped Air India Friday asked its top executives to forego their salary for July, a spokesperson of the national carrier said here Friday. "The top management needs ... Read more...

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Air India staff plans nationwide stir to protest salary delay


June 17th, 2009 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Air India employees will stage demonstrations at airports across the country June 19 and sport black badges for three days to protest the company's decision to delay ... Read more...

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Bollywood body boycotts Australia following racial attacks


June 6th, 2009 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Citing racial attacks on Indians in Australia, Bollywood's biggest labour union, Federation of Western India Cine Employees (FWICE), has banned its members from working Down Under. "We ... Read more...

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GM has viable plan to exit bankruptcy: Obama


June 2nd, 2009 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 1 (DPA) US President Barack Obama Monday said he believed General Motors (GM) had developed a viable plan that will allow it to quickly exit bankruptcy. His comments came after ... Read more...

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GM files for bankruptcy, to eleminate over 30,000 jobs (Second Lead)


June 1st, 2009 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 1 (DPA) Storied carmaker General Motors (GM) filed for bankruptcy Monday, becoming the largest-ever US manufacturer to enter the court process and marking the latest dark chapter for ... Read more...

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General Motors files for bankruptcy (Lead)


June 1st, 2009 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 1 (DPA) Storied carmaker General Motors (GM) filed for bankruptcy Monday, becoming the largest-ever US manufacturer to enter the court process and marking the latest dark chapter for ... Read more...

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Labour union ratifies deal with General Motors


May 30th, 2009 - 5:26 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 30 (DPA) Members of the US carmaker General Motors top labour union ratified a new agreement Friday that could make it easier for the company to survive the court process ... Read more...

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ITC garments factory in Nepal shuts down after labour trouble


May 29th, 2009 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, May 29 (IANS) Indian tobacco major ITC's NRS 250 million, state of the art garments factory in southern Nepal has been shut down indefinitely due to security concerns after ... Read more...

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MRF lifts lockout in Arakonam, strike enters 19th day


May 27th, 2009 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 27 (IANS) Tyre major MRF lifted the lockout at its Arakonam plant Wednesday, but the unit's striking workers and their family members, including children, camping outside the labour commissioner's office ... Read more...

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