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Dhumal announces sops on I-Day


August 15th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kullu (Himachal Pradesh), Aug 15 (IANS) In the run up to assembly elections, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Wednesday announced sops for government employees and pensioners."The government will ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

London Olympics: Betting houses offer odds on diverse things


July 27th, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is a chance for those who want to bet at the London Olympics to place their bets. Betting houses situated in London are going to offer ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Italy captain Buffon probed for illegal gambling


June 1st, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Milan, June 1 (IANS) Italy football captain and Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon was interrogated by Turin tax police for his alleged involvement in illegal gambling.Buffon was grilled Thursday but the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

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...

Posted in National |

Employees’ strike cripples work in J&K; offices


May 24th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 24 (IANS) Work in most government offices across Jammu and Kashmir was crippled by the employees' three-day strike that started here Thursday, an official said."Work in all ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Employees’ strike paralyses government offices in Kashmir (Lead)


April 17th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar/Jammu, April 17 (IANS) Work in government offices across Jammu and Kashmir was paralysed Tuesday as employees struck work Tuesday demanding an increase in the retirement age and regularization of ... Read more...

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Employees’ strike paralyses Kashmir offices


April 17th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 17 (IANS) A section of Jammu and Kashmir government employees struck work Tuesday demanding, among others, an increase in the retirement age and regularisation of services of casual ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Government employees protest in Srinagar


April 10th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 10 (IANS) Scores of Jammu and Kashmir government employees Tuesday took to the streets in Srinagar, accusing the state government of insensitiveness towards their problems.Police intervened in Shahid ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Dhumal government woos its babus with eye on polls (Himachal Pradesh Newsletter)


March 24th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 24 (IANS) Close to half of the annual budget of debt-ridden Himachal Pradesh is being spent on its 'babus' - both serving and retired.According to budget estimates ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

MF Global CEO resigns, declines severance package


November 4th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 4 (IANS) Jon Corzine stepped down Friday from running MF Global after the securities firm collapsed under the weight of his risky wagers on European debt.MF Global filed ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Separatist strike affects life in Kashmir


September 7th, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 7 (IANS) Life in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital and other major towns of the valley was severely affected for the second day Wednesday due to a ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Separatist shutdown hits life in Kashmir towns


September 6th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 6 (IANS) Life across Srinagar and other towns of the Kashmir Valley was affected Tuesday in response to a shutdown call by hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani, ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Police disperse Kashmir government staff rally (Lead)


July 18th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 18 (IANS) Police used batons and water cannon to disperse hundreds of Jammu and Kashmir government employees who were holding a rally to press for various demands here ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

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...

Posted in National |

Regularised daily wagers entitled to all benefits: Court


March 25th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, March 25 (IANS) Daily-wage employees, who have been regularised in government service, cannot be denied access to benefits enjoyed by permanent government servants, the Gujarat High Court ruled Friday.The ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

‘Delhi’s youth betting heavily on cricket World Cup’


February 24th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Students and young adults in Delhi have topped the list of those betting the most on the ongoing cricket World Cup with the money of the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Aguilera’s anthem flub causes stir in the betting camp


February 8th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 8 (ANI): Christina Aguilera's flubbed version of the Star Spangled Banner prior to Super Bowl has caused stir in the betting camp as some sports books had to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Playboy to open casino in Mexico


December 3rd, 2010 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Dec 3 (IANS/EFE) Playboy said its $7.5 million casino in the Mexican Caribbean resort city of Cancun would open this weekend.The casion, which covers 1,200 sq. meters will be ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Security personnel rescue 11 persons trapped in flash floods in River Tawi in Jammu


September 9th, 2010 - 9:43 pm ICT by ANI
By Tahir Nadeem KhanJammu, Sep 9 (ANI): In a joint operation, the Indian Army and Jammu-Kashmir police personnel rescued 11 daily wagers, trapped in flash floods while collecting sand from the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

1,500 dengue mosquito breeding checkers go on strike in Delhi


September 6th, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Even as dengue cases are on the upswing, over 1,500 contract workers tasked to check homes for mosquito breeding went on strike Monday demanding regularisation of their ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Lahore declared capital of live illegal cricket betting


August 29th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.29 (ANI): Lahore has been declared the one Pakistani city where illegal betting has virtually become an industry insofar as the game of cricket is concerned.Hundreds of millions of pounds are ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Ex-UK PM Churchill’s archives to go online


July 29th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 29 (ANI): Former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill's vast archive - everything from school reports and wagers about his prodigious drinking to a personal copy of the "finest hour" speech ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Regularisation of posts for street cleaners soon


July 2nd, 2010 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) Friday said the long pending demands of street cleaners for regularisation of posts, filling up of vacant posts and payment of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

All for Rs.30 - jostling and toiling at labourer marts (May 1 is International Labour Day)


April 30th, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Sujeet Kumar Raipur, April 30 (IANS) It's a lucky day for Rani Sahu. She may have earned a meagre Rs.30 for 10 hours of work after being hired as a daily wage ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scottish district to honour world’s `first golf captain’


April 27th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Edinburgh, Apr.27 (ANI): A district north of Scotland's Edinburgh city announced plans to create a major new landmark to honour the captain of the first club to lay down the rules of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Prince William All Set For Summer Wedding With Kate Middleton?


April 8th, 2010 - 12:57 am ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez London, Apr 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Speculations are rife regarding the royal romance heading for the aisle. When and where are the questions that's keeping the generally curious multitude on their ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Stem cells ageing may be reversible


January 31st, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 31 (IANS) Stem cells, which stand ready to replenish mature cells lost to wounds, diseases and everyday wear and tear, can lose their normal functions as they age. But research ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Four injured as J-K police cane-charge in Jammu


January 19th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Jammu, Jan.19 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir police on Tuesday cane charged All-J&K Power Development Department's (PDD) daily wagers while agitating at the Electric Sub station and store near Parade Ground here.At ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Protesting power department workers baton charged by Srinagar police


January 4th, 2010 - 8:31 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Jan 4(ANI): At least 10 employees of the Jammu and Kashmir Power Development Department (PDD) were injured when police resorted to baton charge daily-wage earners of the department, who were staging ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Government employees in Kashmir on strike


December 30th, 2009 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 30 (IANS) Government employees Wednesday struck work across the Kashmir Valley, demanding implementation of the agreement signed between their representatives and the Jammu and Kashmir government this August. Government offices in ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Residential Bridge Course boon for Punjab’s underprivileged children


December 21st, 2009 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
By Avtar GillFerozepur, Dec 21(ANI): Punjab Education Department has started a Residential Bridge Course for underprivileged children in rural areas.These children mostly belong to families of labourers and migrant workers, ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

IOC fire in Jaipur renders many daily wage earners jobless


October 31st, 2009 - 3:59 pm ICT by ANI
Jaipur, Oct. 31 (ANI): The continuing blaze at the Indian Oil Corporation fuel depot near Jaipur has not only destroyed property worth crores of rupees, but also rendered many daily wage earners ... Read more...

Posted in National |

J-K public transport employees protest, clash with police


October 29th, 2009 - 9:59 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Oct 29(ANI): Police arrested several agitating employees of the Jammu and Kashmir State Road Transport Corporation (SRTC), while they were marching towards the Civil Secretariat during an anti-Government protest to press ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Kashmir kids burn books as parents fail to pay fees


October 23rd, 2009 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Oct 23 (ANI): Scores of students burnt their textbooks here after they were expelled from schools for failing to pay fees.Parents have not been paid salaries for six months by ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Gourmet Magazine To Be Shut Down By Conde Nast


October 6th, 2009 - 7:03 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) For the world of food lovers, the Gourmet magazine has almost been akin to a bible since a very long time. Therefore, it can be quite ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

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