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‘Education system not keeping pace with evolving technology’


September 6th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) India's education system is not keeping pace with rapidly evolving technology, resulting in difficulty in finding suitable candidates where millions are unemployed, FICCI president R.V. ... 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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Overall hiring up 2.15 percent in June quarter


November 16th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) India's overall employment increased 2.15 percent during the quarter ended June 30 compared to the previous quarter, recording rise in employment in all sectors except ... Read more...

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NREGS may be linked to skill development


September 30th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) The central government's flagship rural employment guarantee scheme NREGS is likely to be linked to skill development programmes that would empower unskilled workers to get ... Read more...

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Cabinet okays Rs.1,000 crore fund for unorganised workers


July 28th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) The cabinet Thursday approved the establishment of a national social security fund with an initial allocation of Rs.1,000 crore to provide social security benefits ... Read more...

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Healthcare insurance portal snag rectified: Wipro


July 19th, 2011 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 19 (IANS) The Employees' State Insurance Corporation's (ESIC) portal, managed by Wipro Ltd, is operating and available for use by all stakeholders, the IT bellwether said Tuesday."The technical ... Read more...

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Saudi Arabia bans maids from Indonesia, Philippines


July 1st, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Riyadh, July 1 (IANS/AKI) Saudi Arabia has announced plans to stop issuing visas to women domestic workers from Indonesia and the Philippines after the countries put forward strict conditions on ... Read more...

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IT, outsourcing power India’s job market (Second Lead)


June 30th, 2011 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) India's information technology and outsourcing industries led organised employment growth last fiscal, accounting for 70 percent of the one million new jobs, despite protectionism in ... Read more...

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IT, BPO sector lead job growth in India


June 30th, 2011 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Nearly 1 million jobs were created in the organised sector in India during 2010-11, almost 70 percent of it in information technology and outsourcing sectors ... Read more...

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UAE asks workers to complain if salary not paid


May 13th, 2011 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 13 (IANS/WAM) Workers who do not receive their salaries should report the matter immediately to the ministry of labour, a top United Arab Emirates (UAE) official has said.Humaid ... Read more...

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Indian passport, visa service charges in UAE to be cut


March 17th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Mar. 17 (ANI): The Indian Embassy here has ended its contract with Empost for passport and visa services, and has handed over the same to a new Dubai-based company, BLS International. ... Read more...

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Report of Wage Boards for Working Journalists presented


January 2nd, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.2 (ANI): The National Wage Boards for Working Journalists and other Newspaper Employees chairman, Justice G. R. Majithia and the members of the Wage Boards presented their final Report to ... Read more...

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UAE offers reprieve for foreign workers with six-month visa ban


December 28th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Dec 28(ANI): Foreign workers in the United Arab Emirates, including Indians, will now be able to switch jobs after two years without facing a six-month ban for leaving their work, a ... Read more...

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Now, Nepali women to work in Gulf countries


December 13th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Dec 13 (ANI): Nepal has approved Terms of Reference (TOR) prepared by its Ministry of Labour and Transport Management (MoLTM) giving a green signal to Nepali women to work as domestic ... Read more...

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Patil assures large Indian Diaspora in UAE of all help


November 22nd, 2010 - 10:13 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar Singh Abu Dhabi, Nov 22 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Monday assured the 1.75 million-strong expatriate Indian community here of all help, and added that the government in ... Read more...

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Survey shows upward trend in job growth


October 18th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) An upward trend in employment generation seen over the last one year continued during the first quarter of this fiscal with the creation of 13.58 lakh jobs, ... 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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Non-professional beauticians in Pak using homemade low quality creams


September 4th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sept 4 (ANI): It has emerged that non-professional beauticians in Pakistan are using homemade low quality creams and non-sterilised instruments, thus putting the health of their clients at risk.Authorities are not ... Read more...

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Over 110,000 firms shut down in Spain


September 3rd, 2010 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 3 (IANS/EFE) The economic recession forced a total of 110,058 Spanish companies to go out of business, the ministry of labour and immigration has said. Businesses which employed between six to ... Read more...

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‘Give better wages and social security to contract labour’


August 29th, 2010 - 10:15 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has said there is a need to engage multi-stakeholders and to bring in social security and flexibility in the contract labour ... Read more...

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“No law to make visa consultants accountable to any Pak law enforcement agency: FIA


August 13th, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Aug 13 (ANI): Human smugglers have impersonated themselves as visa consultants in Lahore as there is no law to make visa consultants accountable to any law enforcement agency in Pakistan, the ... Read more...

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Gujarat tops in placements for seventh year


July 21st, 2010 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, July 21 (IANS) Gujarat continued to maintain its top position in job placements through employment exchanges in India for the seventh consecutive year in 2009, Gujarat Health Minister Jaynarayan Vyas said ... 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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Rights panel seeks amendment in child labour laws


June 12th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has demanded an amendment to the child labour act to bring the unorganised sector within the ambit of ... Read more...

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8000 Jammu and Kashmir youth to be trained at ITIs across country: R.S. Chib


March 23rd, 2010 - 9:24 pm ICT by ANI
By Tahir Nadeem KhanJammu, March 23 (ANI): On the directives of Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, the Union Ministry of Labour and Employment will train 8000 youth from Jammu and Kashmir ... Read more...

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Centre giving priority to inclusive growth: Manmohan Singh


January 22nd, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 22 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh on Friday said the Government is giving the highest priority to inclusive growth and is committed to ensure that workers in ... Read more...

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Chouhan urges PM to intervene in MPRTC issue


January 6th, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 6 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has written to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh asking him to intervene and resolve the matter regarding the shutting down of ... Read more...

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CII launches toll free helpline on HIV/AIDS


November 20th, 2009 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) In a bid to spread awareness on HIV/AIDS, the Confederation of Indian Industriy (CII) Friday announced the launch of a toll free helpline in four languages. Making the ... 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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Vice President confers National Safety Awards (Mines)


October 23rd, 2009 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 23 (ANI): Vice President Hamid Ansari conferred the "National Safety Awards (Mines)" here today.The function was organised by the Directorate General of Mines Safety (DGMS) under the Ministry ... Read more...

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Vice President to present National Safety Awards today


October 23rd, 2009 - 11:33 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 23 (ANI): Vice President Hamid Ansari will present the National Safety Awards (Mines) for the year 2007 here today.The Ministry of Labour and Employment, instituted the National Safety ... Read more...

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Rakhi’s ‘Pati Patni Aur Woh’ raises Krishna Tirath’s ire


October 1st, 2009 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) After an NGO filed a complaint last week, now Women and Child Development Minister Krishna Tirath has also slammed reality show "Pati Patni Aur Woh" in ... Read more...

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NGO complains against reality show ‘Pati Patni Aur Woh’


September 24th, 2009 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) A Delhi-based NGO Thursday complained to Minister of State for Women and Child Development (WCD) Krishna Tirath against NDTV Imagine's upcoming reality show "Pati Patni Aur ... Read more...

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UAE launches work safety awareness campaign


August 9th, 2009 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 9 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is launching a campaign to raise awareness about work safety, WAM news agency reported Sunday. The general headquarters of Abu Dhabi police is ... Read more...

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New bill needed to abolish child labour, says NGO


June 12th, 2009 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) The new United Progressive Alliance government must introduce a bill to prohibit all forms of child labour in the country within the first 100 days, a child ... Read more...

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