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Pakistan raises minimum monthly wage


May 1st, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 1 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Tuesday announced an increase in the minimum monthly wage of workers by Rs.1,000 to Rs.8,000.Gilani said pension, debt and ... Read more...

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Spaniards rally against austerity measures


March 12th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 12 (IANS) Hundreds of thousands of people took part in fresh demonstrations throughout Spain Sunday to protest the government's new labour reforms.Protesters rallied in 60 Spanish cities against ... Read more...

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Imran a rising star in Pakistani politics: Daily (With image)


December 26th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 26 (IANS) The big turn out at Imran Khan's rally in Karachi has cemented his status as a rising star in Pakistani politics and made his party a ... Read more...

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ITC’s Nepal subsidiary closes garment unit


August 17th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 17 (IANS) Nepal's biggest tax-paying company Surya Nepal, in which Indian multi-product group ITC holds 59 percent stake, has decided to shut down its garments factory following prolonged ... Read more...

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Nepal trade unions warn of fresh strikes


July 20th, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 20 (IANS) Nearly a dozen trade unions have warned of an indefinite strike nationwide from July 31 over a controversial hike in wages even as an Indian trade ... Read more...

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Delhi has new labour comissioner


July 11th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Ramesh Tiwari is Delhi's new labour commissioner. He replaced C.P. Tripathi on Monday.Delhi Labour Minister Ramakant Goswami discussed matters related to child labour, placement agencies, ... Read more...

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UAE ranked 5th for labour market efficiency


December 29th, 2010 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 29 (IANS/WAM) The UAE has been ranked 5th among 139 countries by the World Economic Forum (WEF) for efficiency in the labour market, a media report said Wednesday.The UAE's ... Read more...

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David Beckham being considered for a knighthood


December 21st, 2010 - 11:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) David Beckham has already been given several honors but the one that he is rumored to receive pretty soon, might be the most important one.Reports ... Read more...

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Shortage of labour affecting Surat diamond industry profits


December 19th, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by ANI
By DharmeshSurat, Dec.19 (ANI): A shortage of labour is affecting cutting and polishing jobs in Surat's diamond industry.Skyrocketing prices of raw diamonds is a key factor leading to thousands of workers moving ... Read more...

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Chinese courts struggling to handle labour dispute cases


September 15th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 15 (IANS) Chinese courts are battling to address a growing number of cases involving labour disputes, partly because of the global financial crisis over the past two years, an official ... 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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David Cameron, Tory moderniser, ends 13-year Labour era (Profile)


May 12th, 2010 - 4:07 am ICT by IANS
London, May 12 (DPA) David Cameron, once heralded as the "Tories' answer to Tony Blair", has returned Britain's Conservatives to power, after a 13-year-gap, on a modernising agenda. Like Blair, who launched ... Read more...

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Lib Dem leader Clegg almost as popular as Churchill


April 18th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.18 (ANI): Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg, who won the first of three election-related debates aired on British television for the first time earlier this week, is being regarded as ... Read more...

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UK parliament’s first gay MP wedding


March 28th, 2010 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 28 (ANI): Europe Minister Chris Bryant got married to partner Jared Cranney in the first civil partnership at the Palace of Westminster.They couple tied the knot in the MPs' Dining ... Read more...

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Women want husbands to be breadwinners, says study


February 18th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 18 (IANS) Young mothers are turning their backs on high-powered careers to raise their children, a media report said Thursday citing a study. Their mothers, or even grandmothers, lived through ... Read more...

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Trinidad and Tobago, India to have joint commission


January 27th, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
By Paras Ramoutar Port-of-Spain, Jan 27 (IANS) Trinidad and Tobago and India will set up a joint commission in April, the Indian envoy has said here. A Trinidadian minister added that "prospective ... Read more...

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Tony Blair wants it steamy!


December 6th, 2009 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 6 (ANI): Ex-British Prime Minister Tony Blair and his wife Cherie want things to be steamer at their country mansion - and they are planning to install a sauna and ... Read more...

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UK Parliament committee to crack down on Brown Government over swine flu chaos


July 26th, 2009 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 26 (ANI): A powerful parliamentary committee has warned the Gordon Brown-led New Labour Government that it will be seeking answers from it in the coming week on why measures ... Read more...

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Daniel Radcliffe confesses to being Liberal Democrat


July 24th, 2009 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 24 (ANI): 'Harry Potter' star Daniel Radcliffe has revealed that he is a Liberal Democrat.The actor, who turned 20 on July 23, revealed his true feelings towards politics and ... Read more...

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Radcliffe shares his political views with gay magazine


July 24th, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) He doesn't like Prime Minister Gordon Brown or opposition leader David Cameron and he is a Liberal Democrat -- "Harry Potter" star Daniel Radcliffe revealed all this ... Read more...

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Canada’s Magna, Russian bank bid for 55 percent stake in Opel


July 22nd, 2009 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, July 22 (IANS) Canadian auto-parts giant Magna and the Savings Bank of the Russian Federation (called Sberbank) have jointly submitted a bid to acquire a 55 percent stake in ... Read more...

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George Clooney, Tom Hanks urge union members to vote for new deal


June 1st, 2009 - 6:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jun 1 (ANI): Actors George Clooney and Tom Hanks have lent their voice to the Screen Actors Guild by urging union members to vote in favour of a new deal with ... Read more...

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Eyeing India’s nuclear pie, Britain goes on damage control


January 19th, 2009 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Days after the British foreign secretary's remarks linking terrorism with Jammu and Kashmir sparked a row here, Britain, eager to do nuclear business with India, Monday sought ... Read more...

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Maharashtra chief minister allocates key portfolios


December 9th, 2008 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 9 (ANS) Newly sworn in Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan Tuesday allocated the crucial home portfolio to Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) senior leader Jayant Patil, who was finance minister in ... Read more...

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Key minister in Brown government to resign


September 24th, 2008 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 24 (DPA) A key minister in the British government and long-time loyalist of Prime Minister Gordon Brown announced her resignation Wednesday - a day after the embattled British leader sought ... Read more...

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UK foreign worker population has risen dramatically under New Labour


August 20th, 2008 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.20 (ANI): New figures show that the number of foreign workers in Britain has risen dramatically under the New Labour, with nearly 300,000 people coming from overseas to work here ... Read more...

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Haneef should never have been charged, believed Queensland Police


July 10th, 2008 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Neena Bhandari Sydney, July 10 (IANS) Indian doctor Muhammad Haneef should never have been charged with terrorism offences, at least that is what the Queensland state police believed, according to a submission ... Read more...

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Expatriate Indian population in Bahrain now 290,000


July 5th, 2008 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 5 (IANS) The number of expatriate Indians working and living in Bahrain has risen to a record 290,000, according to Indian Ambassador Balkrishna Shetty. During the course of the embassy ... Read more...

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Browns govt polled most unpopular in Labour history


July 3rd, 2008 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 3 (ANI): A recent poll conducted by a British daily has found that Prime Minister Gordon Brown is heading the most unpopular Labour Government ever, and that his personal ... Read more...

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Pranab visit: Australia, India want more of each other (Lead)


June 22nd, 2008 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Neena Bhandari Canberra, June 22 (IANS) India and Australia will sign two important treaties - on extradition and mutual legal assistance - Monday during External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee's maiden visit Down ... Read more...

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Australia-India want more of each other as Pranab arrives


June 22nd, 2008 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
By Neena Bhandari Sydney, June 22 (IANS) As India's External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee arrives here Sunday night on a three-day maiden visit to Australia, both countries have expressed their absolute commitment to ... Read more...

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Indians top Bahrain’s expat labour list


June 17th, 2008 - 7:27 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 16 (IANS) Nearly 32,000 Indian workers have registered with Bahrain's Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) over the weekend at a labour enrolment festival. Indians, at 31,734, topped the list of ... Read more...

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Indians top list in Bahrain worker registration fest


June 9th, 2008 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Aroonim Bhuyan Dubai, June 9 (IANS) Indians topped the list of expatriate workers registering with Bahrain's Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) over the weekend at a labour enrolment festival being held in ... Read more...

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New Labour support for Brown slumps to its lowest since polling began


May 30th, 2008 - 2:03 pm ICT by admin
London, May 30 (ANI): New Labour support for British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has slumped to its lowest level since polling began, according to a Telegraph survey. Three quarters of people ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pressure on Brown as Conservatives win by-election (Lead)


May 23rd, 2008 - 10:17 pm ICT by admin
DPA London, May 23 (DPA) British Prime Minister Gordon Brown was facing increased political pressure Friday after a stinging defeat for the ruling Labour Party at a crucial mid-term by-election hailed by the ... Read more...

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