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Policy needed for South Asian women migrants, says UN report


June 4th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) With South Asia contributing over six million international women migrants, a report Monday said lack of information and proper documentation has been hindering their ... Read more...

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Akhilesh offers sops for prisoners of emergency


May 1st, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 1 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Tuesday announced a host of facilities for people who were arrested during the emergency in 1975-77. He also announced plans ... Read more...

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Empowered women voters changing electoral dynamics: Experts


March 9th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Analysing the voting pattern and results in the assembly polls in five states, experts said here Friday that empowered women voters have begun changing the ... Read more...

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Priyanka ready to play bigger role in Congress (Lead)


January 17th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Rae Bareli (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 17 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi's daughter Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Tuesday clearly indicated she was ready to play a bigger role in the ... Read more...

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India pushing Gulf countries for liberal labour laws


January 8th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 8 (IANS) India will enter into bilateral agreements with the Gulf countries to curb exploitation of Indian labour in the region and ensure a decent working environment ... Read more...

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Tripura official suspended for molesting woman colleague


January 3rd, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 3 (IANS) The Tripura government Tuesday suspended a senior official for molesting a junior woman employee at the work place and has begun departmental proceedings against him, an ... Read more...

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Development answer to left-wing extremism: Sonia Gandhi (Roundup)


December 16th, 2011 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Friday said left-wing extremism can be defeated by better implementation of rural development programmes and called for harnessing mineral resources ... Read more...

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Development is answer to left-wing extremism: Sonia (Second Lead)


December 16th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi said Friday that left-wing extremism can be defeated by better implementation of rural development programmes and called for harnessing mineral ... Read more...

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China to enhance maternity benefits for women


November 23rd, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 23 (IANS) Women workers in China are likely to get better maternity benefits following new regulations being contemplated in the country.Under the new regulations, women will get longer ... Read more...

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Cuba to give flu shots to over 600,000 people


November 20th, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Nov 20 (IANS/EFE) Cuba will kick off a vaccination campaign against the flu Monday that will treat more than 600,000 people susceptible to respiratory ailments.The official daily Granma said ... Read more...

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Over two lakh poor women workers to get stoves, lanterns


November 19th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The International Finance Corp (IFC) will provide energy-efficient cooking stoves and solar lanterns to over two lakh women in Rajasthan and Gujarat. A member of ... Read more...

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Hundreds detained as Congress takes on Mayawati government (Second Lead)


May 12th, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow/Greater Noida, May 12 (IANS) Hundreds of Congress activists were detained in Uttar Pradesh as they took to the streets, clashed with police, blockaded railway tracks Thursday, a day ... Read more...

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Clashes as Congress takes on Mayawati government (Lead)


May 12th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 12 (IANS) Congress workers took to the streets in several places in Uttar Pradesh, resulting in clashes with police Thursday, a day after their leader Rahul Gandhi ... Read more...

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Rights body cautions Dhaka over sending women workers to Saudi Arabia


May 8th, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 8 (IANS) A global human rights body has cautioned Bangladesh against sending women workers, particularly as domestic help, to Saudi Arabia where it says they are abused by ... Read more...

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82pc of Oz workers want to quit their jobs


March 16th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 16 (ANI): Hate your job? Well, you are not alone, as more than 80 percent of Australian workers want to quit their job, reveals a survey.Job dissatisfaction among Aussies has ... Read more...

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Government plans women’s health campaign


March 14th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) The Indian government's premier agency for science communication, Vigyan Prasar, is planning to launch a nation-wide programme to educate women on health related issues."This ... Read more...

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Chandy, Chennithala to name Congress candidates


March 12th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 12 (IANS) The Congress election committee has entrusted Kerala senior leader Oommen Chandy and state president Ramesh Chennithala with the task of finalising candidates for the forthcoming assembly ... Read more...

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Sanmina SCI worker’s strike enters second day (Lead)


February 16th, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 16 (IANS) The sit-in strike by workers of Sanmina SCI India demanding wage hike and health insurance among other things entered the second day with women workers joining the protest ... Read more...

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Govt. should give priority to protect job of women rag pickers: Jairam Ramesh


January 28th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Jan 28 (ANI): Union Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh on Friday said that the government should give priority to save the job of the women rag pickers.Talking to reporters after visiting the ... Read more...

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‘Strikers in saris’ iconic Brit-Indian trade unionist Jayaben Desai dies at 77


December 28th, 2010 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 28 (ANI): Jayaben Desai, the Brit-Indian trade unionist whose bold leadership of the Grunwick dispute in the late 1970s produced a landmark in industrial relations, has died at the age ... 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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Women khadi weavers a huge draw at Delhi’s Trade Fair


November 26th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.26 (ANI): Women weavers from Andhra Pradesh who are here to participate in the India International Trade Fair 2010 are a big draw.They are demonstrating a step-by-step procedure of the ... Read more...

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Gurgaon police to issue fresh guidelines to cab drivers


November 25th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Nov 25 (IANS) Alarmed by yet another gangrape of a call centre employee in Delhi a day ago, Gurgaon police Thursday said they plan to issue fresh guidelines to ... Read more...

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BJP women’s wing holds protest at Arundhati’s house


October 31st, 2010 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) women wing activists Sunday marched to author-activist Arundhati Roy's Delhi residence, protesting her remarks over Kashmir.About 150 women workers of ... Read more...

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Nearly a third of Brit women workers are now main breadwinners


October 29th, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 29 (ANI): A new UK study has found that nearly a third of women workers are now the main breadwinners, earning more salary than their partners.Five years ago, a ... Read more...

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US women made less progress in management compared to their male counterparts


September 28th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept 28 (ANI): Women in the United States have made have made little progress in the field of management, even in the boom years before the financial crisis, according to ... Read more...

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Jaime’s new film inspired by stripping women in 1968 protest


September 27th, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 27 (ANI): Actress Jaime Winstone has paid tribute to the feisty group of women who inspired her new film 'Made In Dagenham', insisting the story is a milestone in the ... Read more...

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Attack on woman cop exposes Uttar Pradesh’s law, order: Joshi


September 4th, 2010 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 4 (IANS) Referring to the assault on a woman police officer earlier this week in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly district, senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Murli Manohar Joshi said ... Read more...

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Wright County Egg Farm’s Unpleasant Past Surfaces


August 20th, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Iowa, Aug 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The massive egg recall involving 380 million eggs sold under various brand names in the USA are pointing to the not- so- nice past of ... Read more...

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Bill against sexual harassment likely in parliament’s monsoon session (Lead)


July 5th, 2010 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) A bill on preventing sexual harassment of women at the workplace is likely to be introduced in the monsoon session of parliament beginning later this month, Women ... Read more...

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Implement our suggestions: Women’s panel


July 5th, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Expressing its unhappiness over most of the recommendations made by women's commissions remaining unimplemented, the National Commission for Women (NCW) Monday said it will consult the government ... Read more...

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Bill against sexual harassment likely in parliament’s monsoon session


July 5th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) A bill on prevention of sexual harassment of women at the workplace will be introduced in the monsoon session of parliament beginning later this month, Women and ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh gives free raincoats to poor women workers


June 22nd, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 22 (IANS) Chhattisgarh's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government Tuesday launched a scheme to provide free raincoats to 50,000 women farm workers belonging to poorest of the poor families. Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Crude oil spill dangerous for brain, skin and lungs: Experts


June 12th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 12 (ANI): Experts have warned that the oil spill in Gulf of Mexico could have fatal short term and long term health effects on people - especially children and women.Workers ... Read more...

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Eight killed in China landslide


April 21st, 2010 - 8:04 am ICT by IANS
Hangzhou, April 21 (IANS) Eight people have been killed in a landslide in east China's Zhejiang province, a doctor said Wednesday. The doctor with the People's Hospital in Jiande City told Xinhua news ... Read more...

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