User: leigh Topic: Informal Sector
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Fire erupts at convention centre being built in New Zealand 22.10.2019 Reuters: World News
New Zealand fire services on Tuesday were battling a massive blaze on the roof of a convention centre under construction in the city of Auckland, considered to be the country's biggest current building project.
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India has a new code to simplify law on minimum wages – but it doesn’t give workers any real benefit 21.10.2019 Scroll.in
If provides no guidelines to account for minimum consumption by households, despite Supreme Court rulings on this.
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Southeast Asia's mobile payments face shakeout as market booms 17.10.2019 Reuters: Money News
Just next to Ho Chi Minh City's financial district, two dozen street vendors' stalls display colourful adverts for e-wallets backed by private equity firm Warburg Pincus, ride-hailing firm Grab and Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC, among others. Between them, the stalls - selling everything from crab soup to Vietnamese Banh My sandwiches - accept payment from most of Vietnam's 28 different e-wallets, which also allow users to make cash ...
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Money Dispute Behind Murshidabad Triple Murder, Accused Arrested: Cops 15.10.2019 NDTV News - India-news
A week after a schoolteacher, his pregnant wife and six-year-old son were hacked to death in their home in Bengal's Murshidabad, the police have arrested a man from his hometown and have virtually...
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Mera Houchongba festival celebrated in Manipur 14.10.2019 The Assam Tribune
Mera Houchongba festival celebrated in Manipur
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State celebrates Mera Houchongba with camaraderie and gaiety 14.10.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
State celebrates Mera Houchongba with camaraderie and gaiety
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1 Dead, 18 Injured As Under-Construction Hotel Collapses In US 13.10.2019 NDTV News - Latest
One person died and at least 18 others were injured Saturday when the top floors of a New Orleans hotel that was under construction collapsed, officials said.
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In UP, Five Injured As Women Fight Over Onions 11.10.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Two women in the Uttar Pradesh village got into an argument which later snowballed into a full-fledged fight after one of them commented on other woman's financial condition and inability to buy...
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China basketball fans wave national flags at arena in row over HK tweet 10.10.2019 Reuters: Sports News
Hundreds of Chinese basketball fans waved national flags in a Shanghai arena on Thursday ahead of an NBA game between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Brooklyn Nets amid a huge backlash against a tweet backing anti-China protests in Hong Kong.
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Delhi hawkers to be free from threat of eviction after five-year delay 10.10.2019 Reuters: World News
MUMBAI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Delhi is set to become the first Indian city to fully implement a law that protects street vendors against the threat of eviction, authorities in the capital said on Thursday, five years after the landmark legislation was first ...
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The transported - Kashmiri prisoners sent far from home 8.10.2019 Reuters: Top News
One is a 19-year-old construction worker charged with aiding militants against Indian troops, the other is one of Kashmir's most prominent lawyers, accused of being "an incorrigible secessionist".
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The Political Fix: How did Modi’s BJP get the Teflon coating ensuring that no blame sticks to it? 7.10.2019 Scroll.in
A weekly newsletter from Scroll.in to guide you through India’s complex political landscape.
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Showrooms inaugurated 7.10.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Showrooms inaugurated
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Opinion: No Disguising The Economic Slowdown Now. Take A Look 7.10.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Only last spring, as the country was gearing up for elections, we were hearing about a growth rate of 7 per cent, the highest in the world. Various new statistics were trotted out to suggest that the...
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Maharashtra: Citizens still not aware of Ayushman Bharat scheme 6.10.2019 DNA
The Ayushman Bharat Scheme was launched last year on September 23.
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The lost legacy of Nagpada basketball – Mumbai's very own NBA 4.10.2019 Scroll.in
Nagpada has produced 15 international players and more than 200 domestic hoopsters.
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Plastic Ban 4.10.2019 Central Chronicle
On the first day of the blanket ban on plastic there was a visible impact in the markets with residents, vendors and shopkeepers doing their bit for an environment-friendly cities. But unfortunately there is little clarity on what constitute one-time-use plastic. The greater fear is of herders of plastic manufacturing and recycling units closing down […]
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German institutes slash GDP growth forecasts, warn of high downside risks 2.10.2019 Reuters: Money News
Germany's leading economic institutes on Wednesday slashed their growth forecasts for Europe's biggest economy for this year and next, blaming weaker global demand for manufacturing goods and increased business uncertainty due to trade ...
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Delhi’s Daryaganj book bazaar has a new, sanitised home, which has benefits as well as drawbacks 28.9.2019 Scroll.in
Relocated to the organised Mahila Haat, the Sunday book market is trying to work out if it has gained or lost.
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As Kolkata begins Durga Puja festivities on Mahalaya, environment gets a raw deal 28.9.2019 Citizen Matters
2500 plus community pujas. Lakhs of revellers. The Durga Puja celebrations in Kolkata are magical, but harsh and unforgiving on the environment. Unfortunately, thoughts and plans on greening the celebrations appear to be at a very immature stage still.
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