User: leigh Topic: Informal Sector
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Biren Singh opens conference of Manipur IT companies 24.1.2020 The Assam Tribune
Biren Singh opens conference of Manipur IT companies
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Harassed by money lenders and police, Bengaluru’s auto drivers live in poverty 22.1.2020 Citizen Matters
Bengaluru's auto drivers are a stigmatised lot, but is there a reason they demand exorbitant fares? Shunned by banks, these drivers are often indebted to money lenders for life
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Association seeks extension of vending hours 22.1.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
Association seeks extension of vending hours
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Nine injured in Somali bombing flown to Turkey for treatment 21.1.2020 Reuters: World News
Nine people injured in a bomb attack on Saturday in Somalia, including three Turkish nationals, were being flown to Turkey on Tuesday for medical treatment, Turkey's ambassador to Mogadishu said.
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Bengaluru: Over 100 homes in suburb razed, police allege residents are ‘illegal Bangladeshis’ 20.1.2020 Scroll.in
The residents of Kariyammana Agrahara in Bellandur said they were not given prior notice, and claimed that they had documents to prove their citizenship.
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More Unemployed People Committed Suicide Than Farmers In 2018: Data 18.1.2020 NDTV News - India-news
An average 35 unemployed and 36 self-employed people committed suicide every day in 2018, with the two categories together accounting for 26,085 suicides during the year, according to the National...
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Bengaluru’s women factory workers can now do night shifts, but will it help them? 16.1.2020 Citizen Matters
As per a recent state government notification, women factory workers can now do night shifts. While the progressive move has been lauded, there are concerns that it could lead to more exploitation of workers
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German growth slows sharply in 2019 as trade disputes bite 15.1.2020 Reuters: Money News
The German economy grew by 0.6% in 2019, the weakest expansion rate since 2013 and a marked cooling from the previous year, as exporters in Europe's largest economy faced increased headwinds from trade disputes.
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Good meals or education? Food inflation forces working-class families to make tough choices 14.1.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Food price inflation hit 14.12% year-on-year in December 2019, the highest in six years.
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Orientation / training prog on disaster management held 13.1.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
Orientation / training prog on disaster management held
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It isn’t just this year – India’s economy is going to be stuck in a jam for a while 12.1.2020 Scroll.in
There is no silver bullet for the Great Indian Slowdown.
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ICICI Bank launches new super-premium credit card 'Emeralde' 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Agencies, Mumbai Private Sector lender ICICI Bank announced the launch of a new addition to its 'Gemstone collection of credit cards'. Christened, 'ICICI Bank Emeralde Credit Card', the facility offers best-in-the industry rewards and benefits for senior professionals and self-employed entrepreneurs who are always on the go. The card has been curated with the best-in class experiences and features across travel, wellness and lifestyle for premium customers. A host of the new features are unprecedented in the industry.Commenting on the new addition to the credit card portfolio, Sudipta Roy, Head - Unsecured Assets & Cards, ICICI Bank said, ''We are delighted to introduce a compelling proposition for the affluent Indian professionals and entrepreneurs, who travel globally extensively and have high lifestyle aspirations. As one of our top propositions, our aim has been to design a feature-rich product that offers industry-first benefits to customers. In accordance with this thought, the 'ICICI Bank ...
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Mahi river to be linked with Narmada: CM Chouhan 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Chronicle Reporter, Dhar, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan during the convention of Labourers of the unorganised sector and Tendu Leaf Collectors held at Mangod of Dhar district, has said that Mahi river will be linked with Narmada river. Protsahan amount of Rs 256 per quintal on wheat, Rs 800 per quintal on garlic and Rs 400 per quintal on onion will be deposited in the bank accounts of the farmers of the state.CM Chouhan further mentioned that poor will be made owners of residential land by providing pattas to them. Houses will be provided to 37 lakh 50 thousand poor within the next 4 years in the state. Moreover, he said that 10 lakh houses will be provided each year to poor in the state under the Chief Minister Awas Yojana. Informing about the Mukhyamantri Jan-Kalyan (Sambal) Yojana, Chouhan stated that all the labourers of the unorganised sector will be benefitted under this scheme. Self verification will be carried out by the beneficiary. Apprising about the education arrangements for ...
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Saras Mela pulls crowds 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal This Bhopal Haat is embedded with Regional Saras Mela wherein shopaholics have an opportunity to explore new trend and new varieties of dress materials this festive season. This annual mela is organised by State Panchayat and Rural Development Department being held from Friday and since the first day is receiving great response. There is an exquisite collection of dress materials, jewellery, leather, food items, terracotta and much more. The self-employed artisans have participated in the mela. It is to be noted that usually Saras Mela is organised each year, to promote the self- employed artisans. More than 35 Self Help Groups (SHGs) from across the country have participated in the regional saras mela. SHGs artisans from different parts of the country have arrived in the mela to display and sale their products. Moreover, these artisans earn the profit of sale directly from the customers.
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Mudra-NPA 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The banks are heavily loaded with number of bank loans defaulters and heavy backlog of NPA (Non Performing Assets) of which have turned into from assets to liability. The situation particularly in Public Sector Government Commercial banks are so critical that the Union Government is forced to give them Budgetary Capital Support to keen them in business. This type of NPA is overdue mainly on big business houses of the private sector like Vijay Mallya-Niram Modi etc. etc. But now the Central Government scheme of “Mudra Loan” another financial calamity on banks which is created by the Government itself. It is strange paradox that on one hand the Government is providing working capital to its commercial banks to overcome the problem created by the NPA caused by the private sectors business and on the other hand Government own scheme created another set of NPA on the banks. If such a situation is not corrected within short time the public sector banks will go bankrupt. Central Government with a big fanfare ...
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Two loots in broad day light 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Police arrested two robbers Chronicle Crime Reporter, Bhopal In a broad day light two robbers looted two vegetable hawkers at 2nd number bus stop in TT Nagar police station area on Tuesday afternoon. Police registered one case under the section of loot while the other case was registered under the section of attack with sharp weapons. Town inspector of TT Nagar police station says that in second case the plaintiff did not complain about the loot, according to the TT Nagar police the plaintiff Kailash Joshi a resident of Jehangirabad sells his vegetables on a trolley at Mata Mandir area. On Tuesday Kailash was going towards 2nd number bus stop with his vegetable trolley. As he reached Navin Girls School, two persons on Honda Activa suddenly came and stopped him. Both rooks were intoxicated. By blowing knife, they asked Kailash to give all the money. When he refuses, then one of them attacked on the neck of Kailash with a knife. When Kailash tried to avoid the attack the knife felt into his chest. ...
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How India can create jobs and protect workers after its recent economic failures 9.1.2020 Scroll.in
Government data shows that economic growth in 2019-’20 will fall by 1.8 percentage points compared to the previous year.
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'Keep politics out of 2020 Tokyo Games' 9.1.2020 Rediff: Sports
Olympic Games have seen both political protests by athletes in the past as well as boycotts of nations
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Voices from the labour strike: Why workers across India observed a ‘Bharat bandh’ on Wednesday 9.1.2020 Scroll.in
From poor and delayed wages to discrimination against contract workers, labourers have a litany of unaddressed complaints.
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Why Bengaluru’s workers are taking part in the Jan 8 protests 8.1.2020 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Workers in major industrial clusters in Bengaluru participated in the nationwide strike today, which affected factories and PSUs. What prompted them to protest?
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