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Minister Appeals Trade Unions Not to Hold Bandh, Assures Action on 9 Out of 12 Demands

Union Labour minister Bandaru Dattatreya has appealed trade unions, which have called for a nation-wide bandh tomorrow to reconsider their decision as the government is working on 9 of their 12 demands seriously. He has reiterated the government assurance to consult trade unions while taking Labour Law reforms. His earlier appeal was sent out on August 27. In his letter ...

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World Earth Hour: BSES Pitches for Delhi Residents to Repeat Last year Feat; Rashtrapati Bhavan Joins

Delhi power supplier BSES has again pitched for all national capital residents to switch-off power utility for one hour on March 28 from 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM to observe the worldwide Earth Hour movement as part of the energy-saving awareness campaign. At it shighest level, Delhi consumed 3935 MW of power in July 2014. The WWF-sponsored program, into its ...

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Ficci asks government to relax regimental tax environment in India

Industry body Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (Ficci) Tuesday urged the government to move away from the aggressive revenue approach and provide a conducive tax environment. Ficci President Jyotsna Suri urged Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in the pre-Budget consultation for creation of a conducive tax environment and suggested that revenue estimates and targets should be realistically arrived ...

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Prosecution appeal against Pistorius verdict accepted, case moves to Supreme Court

The Pretoria High Court judge who sentenced South African athlete Oscar Pistorius to five years in prison for killing his girlfriend accepted on Wednesday an appeal submitted by the prosecution against the verdict. Judge Thokozile Masipa asked the Supreme Court of Appeals in Bloemfontein to assess whether she was mistaken in determining that Pistorius did not intentionally shoot his girlfriend, ...

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Maldives Water Crisis: India sends shipload as China donates $5 Lakhs

As India, China, and Sri Lanka have supplied large quantities of fresh water, President Yameen expressed his thanks to these countries for their help. Following India’s gesture of sending shipload of water tankers and sending a plane with water bottles, the Chinese government donated $500,000 to the Maldives government to speed up the repairs of a desalination plant and restore ...

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Hate Speech: Forgive Sadhvi Niranjan, Resume Work, Urges Modi

Amid controversy that still hogs limelight over Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti’s hate speech, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday urged parliament to resume the work and forgive the minister for her remarks. Modi said, “The Minister concerned apologised. She is a first time member and comes from a rural background. When a colleague in Parliament apologises, it is upon our learned ...

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TANA Donates $100,000 for cyclone Hudhud relief

Telugu Association of North America (TANA), the largest Telugu outfit outside India, said it would send an initial contribution of $100,000 for relief efforts for the victims of cyclone Hudhud, which has devastated Vizag and other coastal areas in Andhra Pradesh. Expressing shock at the unprecedented loss, TANA President Mohan Nannapaneni said the Telugu organization in the US would help ...

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