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Reuters
Australia alarmed by strategic rivalry in South China SeaA ship (top) of Chinese Coast Guard is seen near a ship of Vietnam Marine Guard
Australia alarmed by strategic rivalry in South China Sea
Reuters / Posted 12 minutes ago
A ship (top) of Chinese Coast Guard is seen near a ship of Vietnam Marine Guard in the South China Sea, about 210 km (130 miles) off shore of Vietnam in this May 14, 2014 file photo. NEW DELHI Australia expressed alarm on Wednesday at escalating... Read more
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The Hindu
13 lakh bank employees go on strike; banking, transport likely to be hitMajority of nationalised banks employees and more than half of private bank sta
13 lakh bank employees go on strike; banking, transport likely to be hit
The Hindu / Posted 40 minutes ago
Majority of nationalised banks employees and more than half of private bank staff have joined the nation-wide strike against the proposed amendments to various labour legislations today. Live updates Puducherry: -Around 1,000 persons were arrested... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Australia alarmed by strategic rivalry in South China SeaNEW DELHI: Australia expressed alarm on Wednesday at escalating strategic rival
Australia alarmed by strategic rivalry in South China Sea
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 43 minutes ago
NEW DELHI: Australia expressed alarm on Wednesday at escalating strategic rivalry in the South China Sea, saying it puts Asia at the risk of a military blunder with potentially serious consequences. China's recent assertiveness in the South China... Read more
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The Star
Australia alarmed by strategic rivalry in South China SeaNEW DELHI (Reuters) - Australia expressed alarm on Wednesday at escalating stra
Australia alarmed by strategic rivalry in South China Sea
The Star / Posted 50 minutes ago
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Australia expressed alarm on Wednesday at escalating strategic rivalry in the South China Sea, saying it puts Asia at the risk of a military blunder with potentially serious consequences. China's recent assertiveness in the... Read more
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New Kerala
Violence as shutdown affects life in Bengal Amid reports of violence, the shutdown called by the trade unions against the
Violence as shutdown affects life in Bengal
New Kerala / Posted an hour ago
Amid reports of violence, the shutdown called by the trade unions against the central government's economic measures affected normal life in West Bengal on Wednesday. While educational institutions and... Read more
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New Kerala
Nation-wide strike unprecedented: Gurudas Dasgupta The response to the country-wide strike on Wednesday called by trade unions d
Nation-wide strike unprecedented: Gurudas Dasgupta
New Kerala / Posted an hour ago
The response to the country-wide strike on Wednesday called by trade unions demanding better wages has been "unprecedented" and "outstanding", said All India Trade Union Congress general secretary... Read more
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New Kerala
Bengal's dubious distinction: Topping in crime on rail tracks Far from evoking feelings of romance or nostalgia, train journeys in West Ben
Bengal's dubious distinction: Topping in crime on rail tracks
New Kerala / Posted an hour ago
Far from evoking feelings of romance or nostalgia, train journeys in West Bengal now are replete with morbid tales of blood, gore and wails of the innocent, with the state topping the... Read more
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New Kerala
IIT-Kgp software to convert Indian languages into Braille Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology-Kharagpur (IIT-Kgp) have de
IIT-Kgp software to convert Indian languages into Braille
New Kerala / Posted an hour ago
Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology-Kharagpur (IIT-Kgp) have developed a unique technology via a software that enables conversion of Indian languages into Braille for the... Read more
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New Kerala
Normal life hit across India as millions join industrial strike (Afternoon Roundup) Normal life was hit in many states on Wednesday as millions of industrial and
Normal life hit across India as millions join industrial strike (Afternoon Roundup)
New Kerala / Posted an hour ago
Normal life was hit in many states on Wednesday as millions of industrial and blue collar employees struck work in the first nationwide protest since Prime Minister... Read more
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International Business Times
150 million workers go on nationwide strike crippling major sectorsOver 150 million workers are on strike across India crippling the operation of
150 million workers go on nationwide strike crippling major sectors
International Business Times / Posted an hour ago
Over 150 million workers are on strike across India crippling the operation of various sectors including essential services. The nationwide protest has been called by 10 major trade unions after talks with the federal government over its pro-business... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Millions strike in India over 'anti-labour' reformsNEW DELHI - Millions of workers across India held a 24-hour strike Wednesday in
Millions strike in India over 'anti-labour' reforms
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted an hour ago
NEW DELHI - Millions of workers across India held a 24-hour strike Wednesday in protest at right-wing Prime Minister Narendra Modi's economic policies, which they say will put jobs at risk and hurt ordinary people. Members of an Indian auto rickshaw... Read more
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SportsFan
Don't write off Bengals: Socceroos coach Photo Source: EPA Those expecting the Socceroos to rattle up a cricket score
Don't write off Bengals: Socceroos coach
SportsFan / Posted an hour ago
Photo Source: EPA Those expecting the Socceroos to rattle up a cricket score against cricket-mad Bangladesh on Thursday aren't paying enough attention. That's how coach Ange Postecoglou sees Australia's... Read more
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New Kerala
Trade union strike has not affected normal life: Minister The daylong countrywide strike by central trade unions demanding a
Trade union strike has not affected normal life
New Kerala / Posted 2 hours ago
: Minister The daylong countrywide strike by central trade unions demanding a hike in minimum wages has not affected normal life in any manner, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said here on... Read more
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New Kerala
Imtiaz Ali spreads positive buzz for Bengali film 'Teenkahon' Filmmaker Imtiaz Ali, who has taken a keen interest in promoting adman Bauddh
Imtiaz Ali spreads positive buzz for Bengali film 'Teenkahon'
New Kerala / Posted 2 hours ago
Filmmaker Imtiaz Ali, who has taken a keen interest in promoting adman Bauddhayan Mukherji's feature debut "Teenkahon", believes Bollywood will react positively to the critically... Read more
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Football Australia
Tim Cahill thrilled to captain 'exciting' Socceroos against Bangladesh in PerthCahill was given the armband by coach Ange Postecoglou on Wednesday, taking the
Tim Cahill thrilled to captain 'exciting' Socceroos against Bangladesh in Perth
Football Australia / Posted 2 hours ago
Cahill was given the armband by coach Ange Postecoglou on Wednesday, taking the place of the injured Mile Jedinak against the Bengal Tigers at Perth's nib Stadium. The 35-year-old will lead the Green and Gold into battle for the third time in his... Read more
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The Telegraph
Strike called by unions hits normal life; Bengal, Kerala among most affectedNew Delhi, Sep 2 (PTI): Normal life was affected in various parts of the countr
Strike called by unions hits normal life; Bengal, Kerala among most affected
The Telegraph / Posted 2 hours ago
New Delhi, Sep 2 (PTI): Normal life was affected in various parts of the country, including West Bengal, Tripura, Kerala and Karnataka, as 10 central trade unions went on a day-long nationwide strike to protest against changes in labour laws and... Read more
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ESPN FC
Postecoglou on taking Asian champs Australia to next level by 2018 WCNational coach of Australia sits down to talk to ESPN FC's Jason Dasey about th
Postecoglou on taking Asian champs Australia to next level by 2018 WC
ESPN FC / Posted 3 hours ago
National coach of Australia sits down to talk to ESPN FC's Jason Dasey about the future of Australian soccer at the AFC coaches conference after the Socceroos' Asian Cup win. Just last week, Australia's rugby team were thrashed by world champions... Read more
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New Kerala
Kerala mulls setting up private universities Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said on Wednesday that the government will discu
Kerala mulls setting up private universities
New Kerala / Posted 4 hours ago
Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said on Wednesday that the government will discuss whether it should set up private universities in Kerala. "Kerala is the only state in the country that does not have a... Read more
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asianage
15 crore workers go on strike across India over anti-labour lawsThe strike will affect the functioning of essential services like banking, tran
15 crore workers go on strike across India over anti-labour laws
asianage / Posted 4 hours ago
The strike will affect the functioning of essential services like banking, transport and supply of power. (Photo: Twitter) The bandh will affect functioning of essential services like banking, transport and power supply New Delhi: Crores of workers... Read more
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The Hindu
13 lakh bank employees go on strike; banking, transport likely to be hitBanking services, transport likely to be hit by strike. Majority of nationalis
13 lakh bank employees go on strike; banking, transport likely to be hit
The Hindu / Posted 4 hours ago
Banking services, transport likely to be hit by strike. Majority of nationalised banks employees and more than half of private bank staff will join the nation-wide strike against the proposed amendments to various labour legislations today. Live... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Ohio sends seized tigers, big cats out of stateTOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Six tigers and four other exotic animals seized by Ohio off
Ohio sends seized tigers, big cats out of state
The Marietta Times / Posted 4 hours ago
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Six tigers and four other exotic animals seized by Ohio officials from their owner in January have been moved from a temporary holding facility to animal sanctuaries in three other states, the Ohio Department of Agriculture said... Read more
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Business Standard India
Normal life hit as day-long nationwide strike beginsTrade unions are protesting the government's proposed changes to labour law and
Normal life hit as day-long nationwide strike begins
Business Standard India / Posted 4 hours ago
Trade unions are protesting the government's proposed changes to labour law and privatisation of PSUsTrade unions are protesting the government's proposed changes to labour law and privatisation of... Read more
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New Kerala
Sporadic violence during shutdown in Bengal The shutdown called by the trade unions against the central government's econ
Sporadic violence during shutdown in Bengal
New Kerala / Posted 5 hours ago
The shutdown called by the trade unions against the central government's economic measures on Wednesday evoked partial response in West Bengal amid reports of sporadic violence. While educational... Read more
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New Kerala
West Bengal hit by nationwide shutdown call by trade unions A 24-hour general strike called by about ten trade unions is underway on Wedn
West Bengal hit by nationwide shutdown call by trade unions
New Kerala / Posted 5 hours ago
A 24-hour general strike called by about ten trade unions is underway on Wednesday in India with the impact of the shutdown being felt since morning in the eastern state of West Bengal... Read more
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New Kerala
Tollywood celebrities to play charity indoor cricket match to raise funds for underprivileged children Tollywood actress Rituparna Sengupta and a host of other heavy weights from t
Tollywood celebrities to play charity indoor cricket match to raise funds for underprivileged children
New Kerala / Posted 5 hours ago
Tollywood actress Rituparna Sengupta and a host of other heavy weights from the film industry here will join hands to play a charity indoor... Read more
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New Kerala
India to witness day long shut down tomorrow The Central and state governments have taken initiatives to foil the country
India to witness day long shut down tomorrow
New Kerala / Posted 5 hours ago
The Central and state governments have taken initiatives to foil the country wide general strike on Wednesday, called by the Lefts' employees and trade unions. Protesting against several issues including... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Millions strike in India over ‘anti-labour’ reforms Published: 2 September 2015 1:10 PM | Updated: 2 September 2015 1:18 PM Some
Millions strike in India over ‘anti-labour’ reforms
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 5 hours ago
Published: 2 September 2015 1:10 PM | Updated: 2 September 2015 1:18 PM Some 150 million workers in India were expected to walk off the job today in 24-hour strike against 'anti-labour' reforms. –... Read more
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The East Liverpool Review
Ohio sends seized tigers, big cats out of stateTOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Six tigers and four other exotic animals seized by Ohio off
Ohio sends seized tigers, big cats out of state
The East Liverpool Review / Posted 5 hours ago
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Six tigers and four other exotic animals seized by Ohio officials from their owner in January have been moved from a temporary holding facility to animal sanctuaries in three other states, the Ohio Department of Agriculture said... Read more
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The Hindu
13 lakh bank employees go on strike; banking, transport likely to be hitBanking services, transport likely to be hit by strike. Majority of nationalis
13 lakh bank employees go on strike; banking, transport likely to be hit
The Hindu / Posted 5 hours ago
Banking services, transport likely to be hit by strike. Majority of nationalised banks employees and more than half of private bank staff will join the nation-wide strike against the proposed amendments to various labour legislations today. Live... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Ohio sends seized tigers, big cats out of stateTOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Six tigers and four other exotic animals seized by Ohio off
Ohio sends seized tigers, big cats out of state
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 5 hours ago
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Six tigers and four other exotic animals seized by Ohio officials from their owner in January have been moved from a temporary holding facility to animal sanctuaries in three other states, the Ohio Department of Agriculture said... Read more
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The Times Leader
Ohio sends seized tigers, big cats out of stateTOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Six tigers and four other exotic animals seized by Ohio off
Ohio sends seized tigers, big cats out of state
The Times Leader / Posted 6 hours ago
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Six tigers and four other exotic animals seized by Ohio officials from their owner in January have been moved from a temporary holding facility to animal sanctuaries in three other states, the Ohio Department of Agriculture said... Read more
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Lisbon Morning Journal
Ohio sends seized tigers, big cats out of stateTOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Six tigers and four other exotic animals seized by Ohio off
Ohio sends seized tigers, big cats out of state
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted 7 hours ago
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Six tigers and four other exotic animals seized by Ohio officials from their owner in January have been moved from a temporary holding facility to animal sanctuaries in three other states, the Ohio Department of Agriculture said... Read more
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Football Australia
Socceroos showcase the global gameThe Socceroos' 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ home qualifier against Bangladesh on
Socceroos showcase the global game
Football Australia / Posted 8 hours ago
The Socceroos' 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ home qualifier against Bangladesh on Thursday night in Perth is the first time the two countries have met in an official football match. In its 94th year - the national team commenced its long and colourful... Read more
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Football Australia
Preview: Socceroos v BangladeshPerth’s nib Stadium is in pristine condition and with a full house tipped for t
Preview: Socceroos v Bangladesh
Football Australia / Posted 9 hours ago
Perth’s nib Stadium is in pristine condition and with a full house tipped for this 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ qualifier, it promises to be an entertaining night for green and gold fans. On paper, this should be three points for Australia against a... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
Family enjoys quiet day at the zooCrysta does not like photographers or cameras. She really gets upset at the sig
Family enjoys quiet day at the zoo
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 10 hours ago
Crysta does not like photographers or cameras. She really gets upset at the sight of a camera pointed at her. Crysta is also a very large, 13-year-old female Bengal tiger at Victoria's Texas Zoo. Justin James, animal care specialist at the zoo,... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Cat watchFemale one year old cat who went missing from Romney Road, Ipswich (IP3) at the
Cat watch
Ipswich Star / Posted 10 hours ago
Female one year old cat who went missing from Romney Road, Ipswich (IP3) at the end of June. She was wearing a silver collar with a bell. She has been chipped and can't have kittens. Male tabby, no collar but micro chipped missing from the IP3 area.... Read more
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The Advocate
Company investigating cause of crane collapse at Juban Crossing; no one injuredNo one was injured when a crane owned by Bengal Crane and Rigging overturned at
Company investigating cause of crane collapse at Juban Crossing; no one injured
The Advocate / Posted 11 hours ago
No one was injured when a crane owned by Bengal Crane and Rigging overturned at Juban Crossing on Tuesday afternoon. Bengal President John Austin said the company was investigating the cause of the accident, which occurred as workers were breaking... Read more
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Sky News Australia
More than 350,000 cross the Med this yearMore than 350,000 migrants have risked their lives crossing the Mediterranean t
More than 350,000 cross the Med this year
Sky News Australia / Posted 11 hours ago
More than 350,000 migrants have risked their lives crossing the Mediterranean this year, and some 2,600 have died while making the perilous journey to Europe. The latest International Organisation for Migration figures show 234,778 migrants landed... Read more
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The Advocate
Company investigating cause of crane collapse a t Juban Crossing; no one injuredNo one was injured when a crane owned by Bengal Crane and Rigging overturned at
Company investigating cause of crane collapse a t Juban Crossing; no one injured
The Advocate / Posted 13 hours ago
No one was injured when a crane owned by Bengal Crane and Rigging overturned at Juban Crossing on Tuesday afternoon. Bengal President John Austin said the company was investigating the cause of the accident, which occurred as workers were breaking... Read more
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Business Standard India
We are taking two steps forward, unions one step backward: Bandaru DattatreyaInterview with Labour ministerTen central trade unions will go on a nationwide
We are taking two steps forward, unions one step backward: Bandaru Dattatreya
Business Standard India / Posted 13 hours ago
Interview with Labour ministerTen central trade unions will go on a nationwide strike on Wednesday, protesting against the government's labour reforms and inaction towards... Read more
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The Advocate
Crane collapses after ground gives way at Juban Crossing; no one injuredNo one was injured when a crane owned by Bengal Crane and Rigging collapsed at
Crane collapses after ground gives way at Juban Crossing; no one injured
The Advocate / Posted 14 hours ago
No one was injured when a crane owned by Bengal Crane and Rigging collapsed at Juban Crossing on Tuesday afternoon. A company official at the site said the ground, which contains a large amount of sand, gave way and caused the crane to fall.... Read more
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Business Standard India
In Bengal, a rice economy rots away on food habits, subsidyMill closures swell bank NPAsMill closures swell bank NPAs The closure of 500 o
In Bengal, a rice economy rots away on food habits, subsidy
Business Standard India / Posted 14 hours ago
Mill closures swell bank NPAsMill closures swell bank NPAs The closure of 500 of 1,200 rice mills in West Bengal over two years is weighing heavy on the non-performing loans of banks.... Read more
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New Kerala
Mamata government vows to foil strike, Left threatens to return fire Wednesday's countrywide general strike called by trade unions has turned into
Mamata government vows to foil strike, Left threatens to return fire
New Kerala / Posted 16 hours ago
Wednesday's countrywide general strike called by trade unions has turned into a prestige battle in West Bengal with the Mamata Banerjee government vowing to foil any disruption and... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Monsoon rains devastate east IndiaIt's a desperate search for higher ground in West Bengal. Large parts of this e
Monsoon rains devastate east India
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 17 hours ago
It's a desperate search for higher ground in West Bengal. Large parts of this eastern state are flooded..relentless rains swelling river systems to unprecedented levels. When the Teesta River burst its banks, more than a hundred village communities... Read more
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New Kerala
Siddhartha Das - the latest piece in the Sheena jigsaw puzzle The Sheena Bora murder case, which has created a countrywide sensation, on Tu
Siddhartha Das - the latest piece in the Sheena jigsaw puzzle
New Kerala / Posted 18 hours ago
The Sheena Bora murder case, which has created a countrywide sensation, on Tuesday saw yet another intriguing development, as Siddhartha Das emerged claiming to be the biological father... Read more
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New Kerala
Anyone making films thanks to digital influx: 'Teenkahon' filmmaker Adman Bauddhayan Mukherji who is making his feature film debut with "Teenkaho
Anyone making films thanks to digital influx: 'Teenkahon' filmmaker
New Kerala / Posted 18 hours ago
Adman Bauddhayan Mukherji who is making his feature film debut with "Teenkahon" (Three Stories) says filmmaking today has become "easy" and "dishonesty" has crept in due to the... Read more
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ESPN
#NFLRANK: The top 100 players, 51-100This is not an MVP vote. The directions were simple: Rate players based on grea
#NFLRANK: The top 100 players, 51-100
ESPN / Posted 18 hours ago
This is not an MVP vote. The directions were simple: Rate players based on greatness. That's what you see below: the top 100 players in the NFL in 2015, based on how good they are -- not what positions they play or how many endorsements they have. It... Read more
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Business Standard India
Nationwide strike to hit essential servicesEssential services like road transport, banking, supply of power, gas and oil a
Nationwide strike to hit essential services
Business Standard India / Posted 18 hours ago
Essential services like road transport, banking, supply of power, gas and oil are likely to be affected in several cities on Wednesday because of the one day nationwide strike called by 10 central trade unions. The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh... Read more
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New Kerala
Santosh Kumar Gangwar unveils foundation stone of Patsan Bhavan by National Jute Board Minister of State for Textiles (Independent Charge), Government of India, San
Santosh Kumar Gangwar unveils foundation stone of Patsan Bhavan by National Jute Board
New Kerala / Posted 18 hours ago
Minister of State for Textiles (Independent Charge), Government of India, Santosh Kumar Gangwar on Tuesday launched the Jute CFC Scheme for promotion of Jute... Read more
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New Kerala
Ministers from South-East Asia meet in Dili to set health priorities Health Ministers of the 11 countries of WHO's South-East Asia Region are meet
Ministers from South-East Asia meet in Dili to set health priorities
New Kerala / Posted 18 hours ago
Health Ministers of the 11 countries of WHO's South-East Asia Region are meeting in Dili, Timor-Leste, from Sept 7-11 to set health priorities and discuss the health agenda for the... Read more
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