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Bus strike hits life in Karnataka


September 13th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 13 (IANS) Millions of commuters were stranded at bus stands and railway stations across Karnataka as the state road transport employees struck work Thursday demanding higher wages.Drivers of ... Read more...

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Heathrow’s Third Runway plans in jeopardy


September 7th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Sep 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Environmentalists as well as the people who reside in the flight route of Heathrow have vowed to take action if expansion plans are made so as to ... Read more...

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Maruti incident will not hamper investments in Harayana: Hooda


August 5th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 5 (IANS) The violence at Maruti Suzuki's Manesar plant, which left one senior executive dead, will not impact on investments in Haryana, Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda ... Read more...

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Police to question 10 Maruti union leaders for a week


August 2nd, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 2 (IANS) Ten Maruti Suzuki union leaders were Thursday sent to police custody for seven days by a court here for their alleged role in the July 18 ... Read more...

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‘Police did not intervene in July 18 violence’


July 31st, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 31 (IANS) The SIT, probing the July 18 violence at Maruti's Manesar plant, includes same police officers who were on the spot on the crucial day and allegedly ... Read more...

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Maruti management to blame for crisis: AITUC


July 27th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 27 (IANS) AITUC general secretary and CPI MP Gurudas Dasgupta Friday blamed the Maruti Suzuki management for the crisis at its Manesar plant and said he would raise ... Read more...

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‘Maruti executive paid for another officer’s remarks’


July 27th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 27 (IANS) The senior Maurti Suzuki executive, who was killed in the July 18 violence at the car factory in Manesar, paid for anti-worker remarks made by another ... Read more...

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‘Slain Maruti official had offered to quit’


July 24th, 2012 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 23 (IANS) Maruti human resource manager Awanish Kumar Dev, killed in violence at its Manesar plant in Haryana last week, had offered to quit six months back, ... Read more...

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Mahapanchayat demands CBI probe into Maruti violence


July 23rd, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 23 (IANS) A 'mahapanchayat' of more than 70 villages Monday demanded a CBI probe into the violence at the Maruti-Suzuki factory in Manesar and said it supported the ... Read more...

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30-year-old auto rickshaws banned in Pakistani city


July 22nd, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 22 (IANS) Pakistan's northwest tribal region Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has banned the entry of around 3,000 auto rickshaws made in 1985 or earlier into the provincial capital Peshawar to ... Read more...

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Maruti violence may be planned: cops


July 21st, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 21 (IANS) Violence in Maruti's plant at Manesar in Haryana Wednesday, in which a top company executive was killed, may be the result of a planned action by ... Read more...

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Maruti not to abandon Manesar plant, says Bhargava (Lead)


July 21st, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Passenger car major Maruti Suzuki declared an indefinite lockout at its Manesar (Haryana) plant but denied any plans to shift after Wednesday's violent clashes that ... Read more...

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One killed in fire at Maruti car plant


July 19th, 2012 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 18 (IANS) One person was killed and over two dozen people were injured in a fire in automobile major Maruti's plant at Manesar in Haryana Wednesday as thousands ... Read more...

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Fire at Maruti plant


July 18th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 18 (IANS) A fire broke out in automobile major Maruti's plant at Manesar in Haryana Wednesday as thousands of protesting workers locked its main gates trapping officials inside, ... Read more...

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Jammu and Kashmir employees’ march foiled


June 14th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 14 (IANS) Security forces Thursday intercepted dozens of protesting Jammu and Kashmir government employees, foiling a march to the civil secretariat here in the state's summer capital.The employees, ... Read more...

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Striking government employees held in Srinagar


May 26th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 26 (IANS) Around 100 Jammu and Kashmir government employees, staging protest demonstrations and raising various demands, were arrested here Saturday as their strike continued for the third ... Read more...

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DMK appeals to Neyveli contract workers to end strike


May 25th, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 24 (IANS) Claiming the Tamil Nadu government was blind to their issues, DMK president and former chief minister M.Karunanidhi Thursday appealed to the contract workers of Neyveli ... Read more...

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Suzuki Motorcycles suspend 3 union leaders in Gurgaon


March 23rd, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon (Haryana), March 23 (IANS) Tension gripped Suzuki Motorcycles India Private Limited (SMIPL), an ancillary unit of Maruti Suzuki in Haryana's Gurgaon, as the company suspended three union leaders Friday.Suzuki ... Read more...

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Mamata sniffs sabotage, orders probe into Kolkata fire


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 22 (IANS) Hinting that the devastating fire at Kolkata's age-old Hatibagan market Thursday could have been deliberately caused, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has ordered a ... Read more...

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Audio recording in Argentina train accident released


February 27th, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Feb 27 (IANS/EFE) The audiotape of the communications between the commuter train that crashed last week in Argentina, killing 51 and injuring 703, and the control center does ... Read more...

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Argentina railway accident toll climbs to 50


February 24th, 2012 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Feb 24 (IANS/EFE) The toll in the railway accident in Buenos Aires has risen to 50, Argentine officials said.The figures were confirmed Thursday by Claudio Ayruj, the Buenos ... Read more...

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49 dead, 600 injured in railway accident in Argentina


February 23rd, 2012 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Feb 23 (IANS/EFE) At least 49 people, including a child, were killed and 600 injured Wednesday in a railway accident in Buenos Aires, Argentine officials said.An eight-car train ... Read more...

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CBI busts recruitment racket in ordnance factory


December 29th, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 29 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has busted a racket in recruitment for technical jobs at the Varangaon Ordnance Factory, involving a couple of union leaders ... Read more...

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Home alone - to save the underdog (Washington Newsletter)


December 25th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 25 (IANS) The president was home alone for a whole week with only family dog Bo to keep him company. The first lady and the girls had ... Read more...

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Telangana shutdown total, train services restored


October 17th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 17 (IANS) Yet another shutdown in Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh hit normal life Monday even as train services were restored after a two-day "rail blockade" to ... Read more...

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Buddhadeb attacks Mamata for unreal job promises


September 15th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 15 (IANS) Ridiculing West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's promise of creating 10 lakh jobs in five years, her predecessor and communist leader Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Thursday criticised ... Read more...

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Comstar Automotive strike continues for 14th day


August 24th, 2011 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 24 (IANS) With the management and workers of Comstar Automotive Technologies Pvt Ltd unrelenting from their respective stands, the workers' strike at the company's plant near here continued ... Read more...

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Employees’ strike affects work in Kashmir


July 18th, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 18 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir government employees Monday went on strike, affecting work in most offices in summer capital Srinagar, and held rallies to press for their demands.The ... Read more...

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750,000 British workers to protest pension changes


June 30th, 2011 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) Around 750,000 public sector workers, including teachers from 17,000 schools across Britain, will stage a protest Thursday against the government's proposed changes to their pension, a ... 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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Haryana bus strike hits thousands (Second Lead)


June 8th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 8 (IANS) Bus commuters had a tough time in Haryana Wednesday as Haryana Roadways employees went on a day's strike against the government's privatisation policy. Around 100 strikers ... Read more...

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Thousands hit due to bus strike in Haryana (Lead)


June 8th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 8 (IANS) Bus commuters had a tough time in Haryana Wednesday as Haryana Roadways employees went on a day's strike to denounce the government's privatisation policy.The large fleet ... Read more...

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Haryana Roadways employees’ strike harasses people


June 8th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 8 (IANS) Residents of Haryana had a tough time as hundreds of Haryana Roadways employees went on a one-day strike Wednesday to protest against the privatisation policy of ... Read more...

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Mumbai civic employees to lose jobs if they strike


June 7th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 7 (IANS) Employees of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) who participate in union strikes or agitations stand to lose their jobs and their official quarters, a top ... Read more...

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Lucky to get Rs.40 for 12 hours work on International Labour Day


May 1st, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 1 (IANS) For Purnima Bai, 50, International Labour Day on Sunday did not make any difference to her search for work at a labourers' mart here. While the ... Read more...

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