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Assam yet to contact Kerala on flood-hit migrant workers 19.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
Assam yet to contact Kerala on flood-hit migrant workers
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As floods ravage Kerala, Bengal searches for its migrant workers 19.8.2018 DNA: India
As death toll in Kerala floods crosses the 300 mark, administrative authorities of West Bengal are concerned about the migrant workers from the state who have gone to Kerala . Sources at Nabanna, the state secretariat, said that the chief secretary had contacted Kerala administrative officers to enquire about migrant labourers from Bengal who had been to Kerala for a livelihood. Sources also said that at least two labourers from Bengal had been reported missing. According to officials of the labour department in Kerala, there are about three lakh migrant workers registered with the department, of whom about 20 per cent were from Bengal, the highest number compared to other states of the country, followed by Assam. People mostly from districts like Nadia, Murshidabad and Nadia of Bengal have migrated to Kerala for earning a livelihood. Nabanna sources also said that the state government had urged the Kerala government to help migrant workers from Bengal who had been stuck in the flood, to return to ...
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Thyssenkrupp's interim chairman says structure is not sacrosanct - Focus 18.8.2018 Reuters: Money News
Thyssenkrupp's workers are prepared to do their part in the ongoing restructuring of the embattled conglomerate, its interim chairman and trade union secretary Markus Grolms told a German magazine.
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Swami Agnivesh thrashed outside BJP office, files police complaint 17.8.2018 Zee News : India National
Social activist Swami Agnivesh was on Friday abused and thrashed outside the BJP headquarters when he went there to pay tribute to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, whose body was lying in state for people to pay homage.
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Flags in Mauritius at half mast in Vajpayee's honour 17.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
Flags in Mauritius at half mast in Vajpayee's honour
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Japan July inflation seen ticking up but still far from BOJ target: Reuters poll 17.8.2018 Reuters: Money News
Japan's core consumer inflation rate likely picked up slightly in July but due mostly to rising energy costs rather than robust demand, a Reuters poll showed, further evidence the central bank is making little headway in reaching its price ...
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Bachpan Bachao Andolan laments state of child care across India 17.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
Bachpan Bachao Andolan laments state of child care across India
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Japan ministries may have inflated numbers of disabled employees, media say 17.8.2018 Reuters: World News
Several ministries in Japan may have inflated their numbers of disabled employees for more than four decades, media said on Friday, while companies that miss quotas set by law face fines.
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Japan must act to protect Fukushima clean-up workers: U.N. experts 16.8.2018 Reuters: World News
Japan must act urgently to protect tens of thousands of workers labouring to clean up the damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station from reported exploitation and exposure to radiation, U.N. human rights experts said on Thursday.
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U.S. homebuilding slowing; labour market strong 16.8.2018 Reuters: Money News
U.S. homebuilding rebounded less than expected from a nine-month low in July, suggesting the housing market was likely to tread water for the rest of this year against the backdrop of rising construction costs and labour shortages.
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U.S. jobless claims fall for second straight week 16.8.2018 Reuters: Money News
The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell for a second straight week last week, suggesting no impact yet on the labour market from ongoing trade tensions between the United States and its trading partners.
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Kerala floods: As death toll goes up to 73, husband of nurse who died of Nipah virus donates first salary for relief 16.8.2018 DNA: Urban Tales
The husband of Lini Puthussery, the Kerala nurse who died of the Nipah virus earlier this year, has donated his first salary for the Kerala flood relief  According to a News18 report, Sajeesh, who was given a job by the state government after his wife’s death, handed over the amount to state excise and labour minister TP Ramakrishnan in Kozhikode district. Lini's death had raised questions on the safety of the medical staff at hospitals. Lini, a nurse of the Perambra taluk hospital, was infected when she took care of three members of a family in Changaroth, who later died of nipah virus. She had scribbled an emotional last letter to Sajeesh saying, "I am almost on the way. I do not think I can meet you. You should look after our children well." The letter had gone viral on social media. Meanwhile, the death toll in the state rose to 73, according to news agency ANI. Prime Minster Narendra Modi today asked the Defence Ministry to further step up relief and rescue operations across Kerala which is facing a ...
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Independence Day 2018: Indian, Chinese Armies show warmth in Sikkim 16.8.2018 DNA: Wide Angle
Officials of India's Army and China's People Liberation Army (PLA) met at Nathu La on the Indian side of Sikkim to celebrate India's Independence Day on Wednesday. Last year, in August, a standoff started between the two Armies in Doklam close to Nathu La. It was resolved after 73 days through diplomatic intervention. The special Border Personnel Meeting (BPM) is part of a protocol to jointly celebrate festivities. The Indian Army participated in PLA's Founding Day on August 1. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping met in Wuhan in April and decided to issue strategic guidance to their militaries aimed at de-escalating tension after the Doklam standoff. Earlier on May 1, observed as Labour Day, the first BPM was held at Chushul-Moldo meeting point on the Chinese side in the Ladakh sector soon after the two leaders met. CULTURE ON DISPLAY  ‘The celebration took place in an atmosphere of warmth and friendship,’ the Army said. A programme portraying cultural diversity of both nations ...
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U.S. Senate to consider massive spending bill, faces Trump objections 16.8.2018 Reuters: World News
U.S. senators agreed on Wednesday to debate and vote in the next few days on more than $850 billion in spending on defence, labour and healthcare programs, as the Trump administration announced its objections to some parts of the bill.
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Afghans, Syrians help German firms fill training vacancies 15.8.2018 Reuters: World News
German companies managed to attract more apprentices to on-the-job training schemes last year due to a surge in applications from asylum seekers from Afghanistan and Syria, data showed on Wednesday.
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Flight rights group takes Ryanair to court over strike compensation 15.8.2018 Reuters: Money News
German passenger rights company Flightright is taking Ryanair to court over whether it should pay financial compensation to passengers affected by strikes at Europe's largest low-cost carrier.
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New Zealand passes ban on foreign homebuyers into law 15.8.2018 Reuters: World News
New Zealand's parliament passed a law on Wednesday to ban many non-resident foreigners from buying existing homes, completing the Labour-led government's election campaign pledge.
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Insight: China's student activists cast rare light on brewing labour unrest 15.8.2018 Reuters: World News
When Shen Mengyu graduated with a master's degree from a top Chinese university in 2015, she could have landed a comfortable job in government or at one of China's internet giants.
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How India’s key export items are losing edge 15.8.2018 DNA: Bangalore
How India’s key export items are losing edge
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UK jobless rate falls to new 43-year-low, but pay growth weakens 14.8.2018 Reuters: Money News
Britain's unemployment rate fell to its lowest in over 43 years in the three months to June and fewer workers made do with insecure jobs, but there was little upside for most as pay growth slowed to its weakest in nine months.
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