User: leigh Topic: Informal Sector
Category: Informal Sector
Last updated: Dec 14 2018 21:32 IST RSS 2.0
 
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French police prepare for fifth wave of yellow vest protests 14.12.2018 Reuters: World News
France will deploy tens of thousands of police nationwide and around 8,000 in Paris on Saturday to handle a fifth weekend of 'yellow vest' protests, although the movement appears to be losing steam after concessions by President Emmanuel Macron.
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Work at Tombisana market shed stopped for over a year 13.12.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Work at Tombisana market shed stopped for over a year
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Thailand sends home Cambodian critic wanted over sex-trafficking film 12.12.2018 Reuters: World News
Thailand sent back to Cambodia on Wednesday a labour activist wanted by authorities at home over his role in making a documentary about sex-trafficking that the government said contained fake news, police said.
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Exploitation and Crimes against domestic workers 12.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Central Government has not enacted any separate law to protect the interest of domestic workers. A draft National Policy on domestic workers is under consideration of the Central Government.  However the central Government has enacted the Unorganized Workers’ Social Security Act, 2008 for providing social security to all unorganized workers including domestic workers.
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Bulandshahr violence: The curious case of cow slaughter and arrests of men from 3 faraway villages 9.12.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
Arrests show striking similarities and unsettling patterns. The police have no answers and little evidence so far.
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Bollywood, Beyonce and bling as daughter of India's richest man set to marry 7.12.2018 Reuters: Hollywood News
U.S. singer Beyonce will perform at the wedding of the daughter of India's richest man, Mukesh Ambani, along with Bollywood stars, and guests will be flown in on 100 chartered flights in lavish marriage celebrations.
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PM’s address at Jagran Forum on the occasion of 75th anniversary Celebration of Dainik Jagran 7.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
  The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today addressed the Jagran Forum on the occasion of the 75th anniversary celebrations of Dainik Jagran newspaper, in New Delhi. Addressing the august gathering in Taj Palace hotel, the Prime Minister specially complimented, among others, the hawkers who distribute the newspaper every day, on this occasion.
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How the GDP back series may have been calculated – and what’s wrong with it 7.12.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
This back series just adds to the impression that this government often finds the truth inconvenient.
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Indonesia halts search for Papua dead after clash with separatists 6.12.2018 Reuters: World News
Indonesian soldiers on Thursday retrieved the bodies of nine construction workers killed by separatists in the province of Papua, where fresh fighting halted a search for the remaining dead, a military spokesman said.
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Average Indian's income sees slower growth 6.12.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
Average salary has grown faster than average business income for three of the last five years.This has implications in a country like India.Most people in India are self-employed, with 51.4% of the population falling in that bracket.
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Blog: RBI Policy Suggests 2019 Will Be India Vs Bharat 5.12.2018 NDTV News - Latest
To the political economy watcher, this suggests Lok Sabha 2019 could see a big urban-rural divide.
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Anniversary of "The Aja Daily" celebrated 5.12.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Anniversary of "The Aja Daily" celebrated
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Mumbai Cop Abducted, Assaulted For Objecting To Wife's Harassment: Police 4.12.2018 NDTV News - Latest
A sub-inspector was kidnapped and attacked by a group of hawkers after he objected to their remarks targeted at his wife, police said on Tuesday.
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Indonesia says Papua separatists suspected of killing at least 24 workers 4.12.2018 Reuters: World News
Security forces in Indonesia's easternmost province of Papua are hunting for a separatist group suspected of killing at least 24 construction workers building a bridge in a remote district, a military spokesman said on Tuesday.
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U.S. construction spending slows, factory growth readings mixed 3.12.2018 Reuters: Money News
U.S. construction spending fell for a third straight month, government data showed on Monday, while private-sector figures showed an uptick in manufacturing order growth but offered a mixed view on overall factory activity.
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U.S. construction spending falls for third month in October 3.12.2018 Reuters: Money News
U.S. construction spending fell for the third straight month in October as outlays on private projects declined, government data showed on Monday.
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Chinese police detain two after death of pollution inspector: China Daily 3.12.2018 Reuters: World News
Chinese police have detained two people in eastern China's Zhejiang province following the death of an inspector looking into environmental violations, the China Daily reported on Monday, citing a government statement.
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India's Rich-Poor Divide Laid Bare By A Worsening Pollution Crisis 2.12.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Air purifiers for the affluent, masks for the not so rich and inhaling polluted air all day -- without literally a breather -- for those who can't afford a roof over their heads. It's maximum exposure...
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In this hub of second-hand bookstores in Kolkata, the booksellers are running out of stories to tell 2.12.2018 Scroll.in
A walk down Gariahat Road reveals a once-cherished home for books is dwindling away.
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Analysis: Indian politicians spar over dodgy economic data as election nears 30.11.2018 Reuters: Money News
It may be the world's sixth largest, but most other things about India's economy are up for debate.
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