Migration

  • '80 pc migrant kids in Mahrashtra have little or no education' 09-06-2013 08:50 PM

    Mumbai: As many as 80 per cent children of migrant labourers in the state either drop out of schools or have no education at all as they get sucked into the labour workforce, a study released here Sunday reveals. According to the study by a noted NGO, while Maharashtra government's...
  • For drought-hit states, on-track monsoon may be too late 24-04-2013 06:23 AM

    Jamwadi: India may be heading for another bumper grain harvest, if the first forecast for this year's monsoon proves correct, but the rain may be too little - and too late - for southern and western states already parched by the worst drought in four decades. Although 2012 monsoon rains...
  • CJI for early disposal of cases in village courts 20-04-2013 03:28 AM

    Jaipur: The Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir on Friday said that work to dispense speedy and fair justice to common man through the 'Gram Nyayalaya' (rural court) is in the process of being implemented. Justice Kabir, who was in Sirohi district to inaugurate a 'Gram Nyayalaya' building, told reporters...
  • Brand Bihar shines, migration figures drop 18-11-2011 06:28 AM

    New Delhi: A sudden spurt in employment opportunities in Bihar is posing a peculiar problem for the rest of the country. More than 50 per cent of Bihar's labour force which usually migrates to other states is choosing to stay back for jobs. Till a few years back, Ram Vilas...
  • Indian professionals oppose new UK visa move 07-11-2011 05:36 PM

    London: A leading organisation espousing the cause of Indian and non-EU professionals has strongly opposed the recommendation of a key committee that the salary threshold for professionals seeking to permanently settle in the UK be raised considerably. Raising the threshold as recommended by the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) will make...
  • 3 lakh NRIs to return between 2011-2015: Survey 01-11-2011 09:47 AM

    The survey claims job satisfaction levels in India will outshine the charm of overseas jobs within the next 2-3 years. ...
  • How to handle the Delhi's influx of migrants 15-09-2011 11:30 AM

    In his award-winning documentary 'Last Train Home', director Lixin Fan draws attention to the plight of migrant Chinese workers living in far-flung industrial cities and the strain they inflict on the country's infrastructure when some 130 million of them make their annual journey back home for the Chinese New Year....
  • New migration rules worry Indians in UK 06-04-2011 08:41 AM

    London: The new immigration rules come into effect on Wednesday as part of the David Cameron Govt's efforts to reduce migration from non-European Union countries. Several Indian professionals are to be adversely affected by Britain's new rules. Several measures taken by the British government to tighten migration these include a...
  • Pak legislator migrated to India willingly: PPP 07-03-2011 02:28 PM

    Islamabad: A Hindu legislator of the Opposition PML-Q, who migrated to India last month from Pakistan, did so on his own free will, a ruling PPP leader has said adding that many people from the minority community in Sindh province have been moving to the neighbouring country. Pakistan People's Party...
  • More Hindus in Pak want to migrate to India 03-01-2011 01:01 PM

    Islamabad: Over 100 Hindu families in Pakistan's Balochistan province are making efforts to migrate to India after becoming the target of a campaign of kidnappings and extortion, according to a media report today. The Hindus of southwestern Balochistan have been hit hardest by incidents of abduction for ransom and extortion,...
  • UK's proposed cap on migration may not work 04-11-2010 11:37 AM

    London: There is some potential good news for Indians wanting to migrate to the UK. A parliamentary inquiry in Britain says that the proposed cap on migration will not work as it might damage their nation. The report by the parliamentary home affairs committee headed by Keith Vaz says the...
  • 30 Minutes: Punjab youths' exodus from home 20-02-2010 09:12 PM

    Every year close to 50,000 people leave Punjab to go abroad. ...
  • Bundelkhand drought ends, but no men left to till fields 24-06-2008 11:33 AM

    Visakhapatnam: New Zealand hope to get back on winning track when they take on India in the first T20 International here on Saturday as it will boost the morale of the side ahead of the World T20 in Sri Lanka starting from September 18. New Zealand skipper Ross Taylor feels...
  • Workers' migration leave UP farmers high and dry 14-03-2008 12:04 PM

    St John's, Antigua: Adrian Barath on Tuesday returned to the West Indies squad for the upcoming three-Test series in India after recovering from a hamstring injury. The inclusion of Barath is the only change that the West Indian selectors have made to the squad which is currently playing a Test...
  • Migration to Mumbai continues despite backlash 05-02-2008 11:14 PM

    Wellington: Ross Taylor has been appointed New Zealand cricket captain, succeeding Daniel Vettori who stepped down after this year's World Cup. Taylor won the captaincy ahead of wicketkeeper-batsman Brendon McCullum after a lengthy deliberation. He was recommended for the position by New Zealand's Director of Cricket John Buchanan, national coach...
  • India's Hollywood man finds gay role challenging 17-12-2007 10:34 AM

    London: Graeme Swann will join up with his England teammates in time for their opening World Cup match after the spinner's wife gave birth to a baby boy on Thursday. The talented off-spinner stayed in England while his teammates flew to Bangladesh last week in order to be present at...
  • Govt's ambitious rural job scheme fails in Orissa 11-12-2007 05:18 PM

    Kolkata: Former captain Sourav Ganguly sees a lot of similarity between India's 2003 and 2011 World Cup squad and said just like eight year ago, the present outfit is also fearless and has a strong batting line-up which makes them one of the title contenders. Ganguly feels with such a...
  • 'Talent migration into retail likely' 08-06-2007 12:57 AM

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  • 81 pc Delhi youth favour migration 05-12-2006 10:20 PM

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  • Running away to save their sons 22-11-2006 02:52 PM

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