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Skill academy to boost Kerala’s MSME sector


September 14th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 14 (IANS) The Kerala government has decided to set up an international skill academy to boost the growth of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME). This was announced ... Read more...

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South Delhi residents battle lethargy, danger


September 13th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) A cluster of about 250 families in a government colony in south Delhi are battling official lethargy and the haphazard road laying that has almost ... Read more...

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Two die in Yamuna Expressway accident


August 31st, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mathura, Aug 31 (IANS) Two labourers were killed when the tractor they were travelling in overturned on the Yamuna Expressway near Mathura, police said Friday.The incident happened around midnight in ... Read more...

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Panic post Assam riots exposes human trafficking in Goa mines (Goa Newsletter)


August 25th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
The North East Association of Goa (NEAG), which was cobbled together by northeastern migrants working here in the aftermath of the Assam riots, has managed to track down, with the help ... Read more...

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Maruti employees offer prayers at Manesar plant


August 19th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 19 (IANS) The employees of Maruti Suzuki India Limited (MSIL) Sunday offered prayers for senior executive Awanish Kumar Dev who died in the violence at the company's Manesar ... 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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Railways monitoring surge of northeastern people


August 17th, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 17 (IANS) The Southern Railway authorities here are monitoring a sudden surge of people from northeastern states like Assam and Manipur, among others, at railway stations to go ... Read more...

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Bahuguna surveys damage in Uttarakhand, offers more relief


August 16th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Dehradun, Aug 16 (IANS) Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna Thursday announced additional compensation for people whose houses were destroyed by the heavy rains and landslides in the state in the ... Read more...

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Beggars’ boom in Srinagar despite preventive laws (Letter from Srinagar)


August 7th, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 7 (IANS) Perhaps nobody follows the newly-installed traffic signals in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital as intently as Nasreen, 12, who stops begging the moment the lights ... Read more...

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Nine workers killed as stadium part collapses in Tamil Nadu


August 6th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 6 (IANS) At least nine people were killed and three injured when a portion of an indoor stadium under construction at a private educational institution collapsed Monday evening ... Read more...

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40 missing in Uttarakhand, rescue efforts on


August 5th, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Dehradun, Aug 5 (IANS) As many as 40 people, including 19 labourers at a project, are missing after flash floods and cloud bursts ravaged Uttarakhand. The government Sunday asked the ... Read more...

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Now, workforce a major bottleneck for realty development (Comment)


August 5th, 2012 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
The Indian realty and construction sectors, which together contribute 17.5 percent to the country's gross domestic product (GDP) and growing at an enviable 35 percent per annum, now face a serious ... Read more...

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25 Myanmarese Muslims seek refuge in Hyderabad


July 31st, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 31 (IANS) Persecuted in their own country, a group of 25 Muslims from Myanmar have reached Hyderabad to take refuge here.The group, fled Myanmar to escape ethnic violence ... Read more...

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Six injured while preparing Ramdev’s podium


July 31st, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) At least six labourers were injured when an iron structure, being prepared to make a dais for yoga guru Baba Ramdev's scheduled protest Aug 9 ... Read more...

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Five killed in Chhattisgarh power plant accident


July 21st, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 21 (IANS) Five labourers were killed on the spot and many others injured Saturday in Chhattisgarh's Raigarh district as a platform of an under-construction cooling tower of the ... Read more...

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Suzuki plants get police cover, workers slam move


July 20th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 20 (IANS) Police were deployed at three other Suzuki plants in the district even as production remained suspended at the vandalised Maruti Suzuki plant at Manesar for the ... 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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Construction stopped at old Delhi mosque site, visitors pour in


July 19th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Cameras clicked, namaz was offered and there was palpable excitement among the hundreds gathered Thursday at Subhash Park near Jama Masjid - the spot where ... Read more...

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‘Economic activities behind spurt in human trafficking’


July 11th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 11 (IANS) Human trafficking for purposes other than sex trade has been on the rise in the county. With the increase in the level of economic activities, the ... Read more...

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CCTV footage released on Mumbai child kidnapper


July 6th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) The Mumbai railway police Friday released CCTV footage showing a man kidnaping a three-year-old girl from the city's busiest railway station Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST), an ... Read more...

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Two killed in Delhi wall collapse


June 27th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Two labourers Wednesday died on the spot when an under-construction wall of a drain collapsed here, police said.The accident took place around 10 a.m. in ... Read more...

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Three killed in Maharashtra highway landslide


June 20th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Amravati, June 20 (IANS) Three labourers from Orissa and Chhattisgarh were killed in a landslide on the Amravati-Mumbai national highway near Badnera in this district Wednesday evening, highway police said.The ... Read more...

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Two die from toxic fumes at Delhi sewage plant (lead)


June 16th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Two labourers working for the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) died Saturday after inhaling poisonous fumes while cleaning a sewage treatment plant in east Delhi's Kondli ... Read more...

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Seven abducted from power plant in Assam


June 10th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 10 (IANS) Seven people were abducted Sunday by suspected Karbi Peoples' Liberation Tigers (KPLT) militants from an under-construction power project in Assam's Karbi Anglong district, police said.The incident ... Read more...

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Apex court issues notice to Rajasthan on illegal mining


June 8th, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday issued notice to the Rajasthan government on a petition alleging that despite a ban, illegal mining was continuing in the state's ... Read more...

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Apex court to hear plea on illegal mining in Rajasthan


June 5th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) An NGO moved the Supreme Court Tuesday seeking direction to the Rajasthan government to enforce a complete ban on mining activities in Alwar district as ... Read more...

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Ferrari to auction F1 items to help Italian quake victims


June 1st, 2012 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, June 1 (IANS/AKI) Automobile giant Ferrari will auction a luxury sports car and Formula 1 memorabilia to help in relief efforts in Italy where two earthquakes killed at least ... Read more...

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Myanmar to rebuild Death Railway


May 21st, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, May 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Myanmar will restore a 105-km section of the notorious "Death Railway" to Thailand which was built by Japanese-held prisoners of war during World War II, ... Read more...

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Mumbai street vendor to speak at Rio labour meet (With Images)


May 20th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 20 (IANS) Vegetable vendor Salma fights for the rights of the city's street vendors and has been jailed many times. Now the 26-year-old is going to an international ... Read more...

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Four labourers buried under mound of earth in Haryana


May 17th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 17 (IANS) Four labourers were killed and another one was seriously injured while they were working on a project under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme ... Read more...

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Rural restaurants for food security - and jobs too (Comment)


May 16th, 2012 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
In every religion, culture and civilization, feeding the poor and hungry is considered amongst the most noble deeds. In the Hindu religion, for instance, one is able to do one's ... Read more...

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Bihar food poisoning kills nine (Lead)


May 15th, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Patna, May 14 (IANS) At least nine labourers died Monday after consuming poisonous 'sattu', a variety of gram flour, in Bihar's Jehanabad district, police said. An inquiry has been ordered ... Read more...

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Seven die after eating poisonous food in Bihar


May 14th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 14 (IANS) At least seven labourers died Monday after consuming poisonous 'sattu', a variety of gram flour, in Bihar's Jehanabad district, police said. An inquiry has been ordered ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi prisoners embroider a new life in Jammu jail (Feature)


May 10th, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 10 (IANS) They crossed over to India illegally to find a livelihood, but landed in jail here. Now many Bangladeshi infiltrators are being provided training in Kashmiri embroidery ... Read more...

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Bal Thackeray roots for Mumbai again


May 7th, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 7 (IANS) Strongly advocating the cause of Mumbai, Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray has reiterated his demand for the centre to plough back a portion of the ... Read more...

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