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Tripura government offers sops for construction workers


September 13th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 13 (IANS) Continuing to offer sops to woo the electorate ahead of the assembly polls, the Left Front government in Tripura Thursday announced pensions and other benefits for ... Read more...

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Delhi’s autos, taxis to go on strike from Aug 3


July 20th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Auto-rickshaws and taxis in Delhi will go on strike from Aug 3 to protest the rise in prices of compressed natural gas (CNG) without any ... Read more...

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Denied bypoll ticket, Jharkhand Congress leader joins BJP (Lead)


June 6th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 6 (IANS) Jharkhand Mahila Congress former president Pratibha Pandey Wednesday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), expressing anger at the Congress fielding Union Tourism Minister Subodh Kant ... Read more...

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Denied bypoll ticket, Jharkhand Congress leader joins BJP


June 6th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 6 (IANS) Jharkhand Mahila Congress former president Pratibha Pandey Wednesday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), expressing anger at the Congress fielding Union Tourism Minister Subodh ... Read more...

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Eunuchs demand equality, special privileges


June 2nd, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Members from the transgender and eunuch community Saturday came together, demanding equality and special privileges for themselves to live with dignity in society. At the ... Read more...

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India establishes naval base in Lakshadweep


April 30th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) India Monday took a major step towards strengthening of the security of its island territories, an issue that has acquired urgency in the wake of ... Read more...

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Workers’ welfare boards’ accounts to be audited: Apex court (Lead)


February 8th, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) The Supreme Court has said that accounts of all state welfare boards set up for collecting cess and disbursal of funds under schemes meant for ... Read more...

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64 years on, family of man who caught Gandhi’s killer in penury


January 30th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Nahan (Himachal Pradesh), Jan 30 (IANS) The family of late Sergeant Dev Raj Singh Thakur, who chased and caught Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse on this very day at Birla ... Read more...

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Japanese firm complains of harassment in Madhya Pradesh


September 30th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Sep 30 (IANS) An Indian subsidiary of Japan's Bridgestone Corporation -- a global tyre and rubber company -- has accused Madhya Pradesh's labour welfare board officials of making "unethical ... Read more...

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Pending preview, Punjab bans ‘Aarakshan’


August 11th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 11 (IANS) The Punjab government Thursday imposed a ban on the screening of the controversial Hindi film "Aarakshan", which deals with the sensitive issue of reservation, ... Read more...

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Delhi aiding construction workers’ children’s study


June 29th, 2011 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) The Delhi government has given financial assistance of Rs.13.20 crore to the children of registered construction workers studying in various government schools in the capital, Labour ... Read more...

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Delhiites relieved as auto strike off


May 21st, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) In a major relief to Delhiites, more than half of the city's 55,000 autorickshaws which went on strike from Thursday midnight returned to the roads ... Read more...

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Auto strike cripples Delhi; unions refuse to budge


May 20th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) It was a tough day Friday for Delhiites as thousands of autorickshaws went off the roads with the auto unions demanding that the Delhi government ... Read more...

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Two celebrity transgenders aspire to fight Tamil Nadu polls


March 13th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 13 (IANS) It will certainly be a rarity in Indian elections if two celebrity transgenders are given seats by their respective parties to contest in the April 13 ... Read more...

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Sonia to select Mumbai, Maharashtra Congress chiefs


September 14th, 2010 - 2:26 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 13 (IANS) Maharashtra's Congress leaders Monday authorized party president Sonia Gandhi to decide on the new chiefs for the state and Mumbai city units, a party leader said here. Senior ... Read more...

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Apex court sore over neglect of building workers’ welfare


September 10th, 2010 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday slammed the central government and states for their failure to implement two almost 15-year-old laws on the regulation of working conditions and welfare ... Read more...

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Senior Punjab government official arrested for graft


September 9th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 9 (IANS) A senior Punjab Civil Services (PCS) officer was arrested by the state vigilance bureau late Wednesday for accepting a bribe of Rs.50,000 for favouring a complainant. According to the ... Read more...

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Rescued from Delhi handloom unit, 39 kids return to Patna


August 18th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
By AjayPatna, Aug 18 (ANI): Around 39 minors, working as daily wage labourers in a handloom and embroidery unit in New Delhi, were handed over to the Child Welfare Board in Bihar's ... Read more...

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German acrobats leave school students spellbound in Kochi


July 25th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Bu Juhan SamuelKochi, July 25 (ANI): It was a visual treat for school students, when a group of 14 German acrobats enthralled them with a virtuoso performance in Kochi.The German Gymnastics and ... Read more...

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Registration drive for construction worker welfare begins in Delhi


July 25th, 2010 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 25 (ANI): In an attempt to promote welfare of the vast unorganised labour force, the Delhi Government has launched a registration programme for construction workers in New Delhi. ... Read more...

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Lawyer’s panel to check facilities for Games workers


July 7th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has set up a three-member committee of Delhi Legal Services Authority lawyers to inspect the facilities provided by the Delhi government to workers ... Read more...

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Saifuddin Soz demands rail link to Poonch, Rajouri


June 18th, 2010 - 10:32 pm ICT by ANI
Poonch (Jammu and Kashmir), June 18 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Congress president Saifuddin Soz has demanded a rail link for Poonch and Rajouri districts.Addressing a rally here, Soz said that he ... Read more...

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Mayawati, centre head for showdown over special force (Lead)


May 24th, 2010 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 24 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh and the central governments are headed for a showdown over Chief Minister Mayawati's determination to create a special force to guard statues and memorials ... Read more...

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Kerala to host first festival of female magicians


May 24th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 24 (IANS) The Magic Academy in Kerala, which was set up by veteran magician Gopinath Muthukad, is to hold what is billed as the world's first festival of female magicians ... Read more...

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Mayawati’s yes for special force for statues, memorials


May 24th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 24 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati is set to go ahead with her decision to form a special force to protect her multi-billion dream projects -- memorials and statues, ... Read more...

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98 labour inspections done at CWG sites in 2010


May 3rd, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) As many as 98 labour inspections have been carried out at various Commonwealth Games (CWG) work sites to ensure that workers' rights were being protected, Minister ... Read more...

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Punjab migrants welfare board chief appointed


March 30th, 2010 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 29 (IANS) Migrant labour leader Ram Charan Yadav Monday took over as chairman of the newly established Punjab Migrants Welfare Board. "Punjab is the first state in the country which constituted ... Read more...

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CPI-M’s Jharna Das elected to Rajya Sabha


March 19th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 19 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) led-Left Front nominee Jharna Das (Baidya) was Friday elected to the Rajya Sabha unopposed. "As 50-year-old Das was the only candidate for the lone ... Read more...

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Ruling parties to win Tripura, Nagaland Rajya Sabha polls


March 17th, 2010 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala/Kohima, March 17 (IANS) Ruling parties are set to score in the Rajya Sabha polls in Nagaland and Tripura next week. While ruling Left Front nominee Jharna Das (Baidya) is poised to ... Read more...

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New scheme for unemployed Non-Resident Keralites soon


February 24th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 24 (IANS) A scheme for Non-Resident Keralites (NRKs), who lost their jobs within two years of migration to the Middle East because of the global economic slump, will be launched ... Read more...

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Jammu and Kashmir’s women’s commission gets new chairperson


January 20th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 20 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government has nominated National Conference (NC) legislator Shamima Firdous as chairperson of the state women's commission, a post that was lying vacant for over ... Read more...

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Coming up, beauty pageant for transgenders


December 17th, 2009 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 17 (IANS) A beauty pageant featuring transgenders would be organised here Saturday to sensitise people towards the rights of the community, an NGO official said Thursday. Organised by ActionAid, UNAIDS and ... Read more...

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Special cell to fight injustice to Dalit women


December 15th, 2009 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) A special cell to address the issues faced by Dalit women is being set up by the National Commission for Women (NCW) in an effort to fight ... Read more...

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Welfare board for cine workers in Tamil Nadu


December 15th, 2009 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 15 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government Tuesday set up a welfare board for workers of the film world, including workers of the small screen, to extend welfare measures to them. The ... Read more...

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South India to be entertainment industry hub: Karunanidhi


November 18th, 2009 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 18 (IANS) South India will emerge as a major hub of the Rs.584-billion (Rs.58,400-crore/$12-billion) Indian entertainment industry that is expected to touch Rs.105,200 billion by 2013, according to Tamil ... Read more...

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