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India, US to cooperate on labour issues


February 3rd, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 3 (IANS) India and the United States have signed a memorandum of understanding establishing a framework for conducting a dialogue and to cooperate on future labour and employment ... Read more...

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28th GCC labour ministers meet begins in UAE


October 20th, 2011 - 1:18 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Oct 19 (IANS/WAM) Labour and social welfare ministers of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) have begun their 28th meeting in Abu Dhabi.UAE Minister of Labour Saqr Ghobash ... Read more...

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India, UAE sign manpower agreement


September 13th, 2011 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) India and United Arab Emirates (UAE) Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on manpower which will facilitate Indians workers who are headed to the ... Read more...

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3,554 workers died in accidents


August 24th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) A total of 3,554 workers died in accidents in the industries and manufacturing sectors in 2007-09, with Gujarat and Maharashtra accounting for most deaths, parliament ... Read more...

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Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s new team


July 12th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Following is the new look of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's team after a reshuffle of his council of ministers Tuesday, inducting eight new faces, ... Read more...

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Human resources most powerful tools for economic development: Mallikarjun Kharge


April 7th, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 7 (ANI): Union Minister of Labour and Employment Mallikarjun Kharge today said that human resources are undoubtedly the most powerful tools for the economic development and competitiveness of the ... Read more...

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Labour Minister Kharge chairs 193rd central board of trustees meeting


March 30th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 30 (ANI): Union Minister of Labour and Employment Mallikarjun Kharge chaired the 193rd meeting of the Central Board of Trustees, Employees' Provident Fund here today.The meeting was the tenth ... Read more...

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Kharge inaugurates State-of-the-Art ESIC hospital at Manesar


March 28th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by ANI
Manesar (Gurgaon), Mar 28 (ANI): Union Minister of Labour and Employment Mallikarjun Kharge inaugurated the 100-bedded state-of-the-art ESIC Hospital at Manesar, near Gurgaon in Haryana on Monday.In his inaugural speech, Kharge ... Read more...

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Kharge concerned over rising violent incidents in Delhi, NCR industrial units


February 9th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 9 (ANI): Union Minister for Labour and Employment Mallikarjun Kharge today chaired a crucial tripartite meeting to review the actions taken in cases of the reported violent incidents in ... Read more...

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Indian Oil refineries bag three national safety awards


September 27th, 2010 - 10:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep.27 (ANI): Indian Oil's Bongaigaon, Mathura, and Guwahati refineries on Monday received prestigious National Safety Awards from the Ministry of Labour for exemplary safety practices and commitment to industrial safety. ... Read more...

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Prime Minister to give away ‘Shram Awards’ on Wednesday


September 14th, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep.14 (ANI): Dr. Manmohan Singh will give away the 'Prime Minister's Shram Awards' for 2005, 2006 and 2007 in a special ceremony to be held at 10.00 a.m. in ... Read more...

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Saudi poet-politician who praised suicide bombers dies at 70


August 16th, 2010 - 1:22 am ICT by IANS
Riyadh, Aug 15 (DPA) Ghazi Abdul Rahman al-Gosaibi, Saudi Arabia's minister of labour, former ambassador, and prolific poet who caused controversy by praising a Palestinian suicide bomber, has died aged 70 from ... Read more...

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India, Afghanistan sign MoU on labour cooperation


June 16th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 16 (ANI): India and Afghanistan on Wednesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation in labour related areas.Minister of Labour and Employment Mallikarjun Kharge and Afghanistan Deputy Minister, ... Read more...

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Sikkim Annual Plan 2010-11 finalised


May 6th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 6 (ANI): Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia and Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Chamling on Thursday finalised the annual plan for the year 2010-11 for Sikkim.The Plan outlay ... Read more...

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G20 labour ministers stress job creation


April 21st, 2010 - 10:47 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 21 (IANS) Labour ministers of the G-20 group of leading economies, including India, have stressed the need for their governments to keep job creation and preservation high ... Read more...

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Indian business delegation visits Trinidad


January 22nd, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Paras Ramoutar Port-of-Spain, Jan 22 (IANS) An Indian delegation has explored opportunities for trade and joint ventures in Trinidad and Tobago by conducting a string of seminars on small business development.Dinesh Rai, ... Read more...

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Germany wants Indian exports free of child labour


January 12th, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Germany, concerned over reports that products made using child labour in countries like India were entering its territory, has proposed a certification scheme that will satisfy customers ... Read more...

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43rd Session of Standing Labour Committee to be held today


October 30th, 2009 - 11:18 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 30 (ANI): The 43rd Session of the Standing Labour Committee, an important organ of the Tripartite Consultative Machinery in the Ministry of Labour and Employment, will be held here ... Read more...

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Pakistan-born Chaudry named deputy speaker in Norway


October 7th, 2009 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo, Oct 7 (DPA) Pakistan-born Akhtar Chaudry broke political ground Wednesday after being named deputy speaker and member of the Norwegian parliament's presidium. Chaudry, 48, became the first foreign-born member of the six-member ... Read more...

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ILO to hold workshop on HIV/AIDS in workplace


September 7th, 2009 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) The International Labour Organisation (ILO) will organise a three-day workshop on HIV/AIDs from Sep 9. In a press release Monday, ILO said the workshop is being organised to ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh constitutes UIDAI Council


August 3rd, 2009 - 6:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.3 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, has constituted a Council under his chairmanship to advice the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) and ensure coordination between the ... Read more...

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Subodh Kant Sahai assumes charge as Minister of Food Processing Industries


May 29th, 2009 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 29 (ANI): Subodh Kant Sahai assumed charge as the Food Processing Industries Minister here on Friday,He was welcomed by Secretary Ashok Sinha and other senior officers of the ... Read more...

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42nd session of Indian Labour Conference to be inaugurated today


February 20th, 2009 - 10:20 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 20 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee will inaugurate the 42nd session of Indian Labour Conference here today.The event is being organised by the Ministry of Labour ... Read more...

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Pranab to inaugurate Indian Labour Conference on Feb 20


February 18th, 2009 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 18 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee will inaugurate the 42nd session of Indian Labour Conference on Friday. The session is being organised by the Ministry of Labour ... Read more...

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Oscar Fernandes says Amendments in Factories Acts, 1948 in final stage


February 10th, 2009 - 8:06 pm ICT by ANI
Faridabad, Feb. 10 (ANI): Minister of State for Labour and Employment Oscar Fernandes on Monday said the Government is seriously contemplating comprehensive amendments in the Factories Act, 1948 that would require ... Read more...

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Nine killed in Iraq car bombing


October 23rd, 2008 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Oct 23 (Xinhua) Nine people were killed and 10 injured when a suicide bomber blew up his explosives-laden car in a convoy of government vehicles Thursday morning, an interior ministry source ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Bihar tops in child labour prevention


October 21st, 2008 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 21 (ANI): Minister of Labour and Employment Oscar Fernandes has informed the Lok Sabha that Uttar Pradesh tops in child labour prevention followed by Rajasthan and Bihar as ... Read more...

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Oscar Fernandes apologises for his pro-worker remarks on CEO’’s murder


September 24th, 2008 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi , Sept 24 (ANI): Union Minister of Labour and Employment (Independent charge) Oscar Fernendes on Wednesday reportedly apologised for his pro-worker remarks on the murder of the CEO of ... Read more...

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Oscar Fernandes calls for review of industrial disputes resolution system


September 22nd, 2008 - 6:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept 22 (ANI): Union Minister of Labour and Employment Oscar Fernandes today called for a review of the industrial disputes resolution system, suggesting that it should be in sync ... Read more...

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Not paid salary for 2 months in UAE? May apply for new job


September 18th, 2008 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 18 (IANS) Expatriate workers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), who do not receive salaries for two months, can now change their jobs without applying for a no objection certificate ... Read more...

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Prof. K.P. Kannan conferred V.V. Giri Memorial Award


August 8th, 2008 - 9:46 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, August 8 (ANI): Union Minister of Labour and Employment Oscar Fernandes conferred the V.V. Giri Memorial Award 2008 on Professor K.P. Kannan, for his outstanding research work in Social ... Read more...

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Nepal sign MoU with Bahrain to get legal status


April 30th, 2008 - 12:25 pm ICT by admin
Kathmandu, Apr 30 (ANI): Nepal and the Kingdom of Bahrain have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on labour and occupational training to ensure greater benefits for Nepali workers. Minister of Labour ... Read more...

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India, Bahrain finalise MoU on labour mobility, manpower development


April 26th, 2008 - 9:54 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Apr 26 (ANI): India and Bahrain on Saturday finalized a draft memorandum of understanding (MOU) on the labour mobility and manpower development between the two countries.This was done following ... Read more...

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Sharjah to build houses for poor in Sri Lanka


April 1st, 2008 - 6:48 pm ICT by admin
Sharjah, April 1 (IANS) The government of Sharjah, the third largest emirate of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), is to construct a housing complex in Sri Lanka which will accommodate some 500 ... Read more...

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UAE to screen eight films at Spain water meet


March 27th, 2008 - 5:35 pm ICT by admin
Abu Dhabi, March 27 (IANS) United Arab Emirates (UAE) will screen eight documentary films at an international water meet later this year in Spain to showcase its successful water conservation projects. The ... Read more...

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