Shifting

  • 24 police officers shifted in Punjab July 2, 2014

    Chandigarh: In a major reshuffle, Punjab government on Wednesday transferred 24 police officers, including eight from the IPS cadre, in the state. Among the transferred officers are eight of the IPS cadre and 16 from Punjab Police Service (PPS), a spokesman said. They included officers of IGP, DIG and AIG...
  • Win or lose, generational change in Congress after poll: Jairam April 28, 2014

    Hyderabad: Irrespective of whether it wins or loses, there would be a generational change in the Congress after the Lok Sabha elections, says Union Minister Jairam Ramesh who himself wishes to pursue his other passions in life. "We have to nurture youth. We have to get youngsters in and I think...
  • Bell The CAT: All you need to know on the Common Admission Test November 17, 2013

    CNN-IBN special show 'Bell the CAT and More' aims to advise and guide the students aspiring for Common Admission Test (CAT). CNN-IBN gives you an opportunity to get all your questions answered by the experts. ...
  • UP: Home guards caught on camera bribing commandants for duty October 6, 2013

    Ghaziabad/Noida: In a shocking revelation, the home guards in parts of Uttar Pradesh have been caught on camera bribing their commandants in order to be put on duty. This was exposed during a sting operation carried by CNN-IBN's sister channel IBN7 in parts of Ghaziabad and Noida. Home guards were...
  • Turkey seeks negotiated end to anti-government protests June 14, 2013

    Istanbul: Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan and the governor of Istanbul made what appeared to be final efforts to end two weeks of anti-government unrest by negotiation on Friday, meeting opponents of controversial plans to redevelop a city park. Erdogan met a delegation mostly made up of actors and artists but...
  • Will not leave Taksim Square until demands are met: Protesters June 13, 2013

    Inside Taksim Square, volunteers have set up make shift camps where basic supplies like blankets and food are being distributed. People are saying that they will not leave the Square until their demands are met. People are protesting the perceived authoritarianism of Erdogan and his Islamist-rooted AK Party, drawing in...
  • Decision to shift gangrape survivor medical: Khurshid December 29, 2012

    New Delhi: It was a "purely medical decision" to shift the 23-year-old Delhi gangrape survivor to Singapore and it was not due to political reasons, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid said Friday. "It was done for medical purposes. It was purely a medical decision taken by the doctors," Khurshid said...
  • 'No medical reason to shift Delhi gangrape survivor' December 28, 2012

    New Delhi: As the young paramedic student battles for her life at a hospital in Singapore, where she was airlifted on Wednesday night, doubts have been raised as to why the gangrape survivor was shifted there for treatment. "There must be a lot of considerations as to why she was moved...
  • Sohrabuddin fake encounter: SC hearing today September 3, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will on Monday decide whether to allow former Gujarat Home Minister Amit Shah to enter the state, in view of the upcoming Assembly polls. Shah is one of the accused in the Sohrabuddin fake encounter case. The apex court is also expected to decide on shifting of...
  • T'puram: Alleged move to shift hostel sparks a row July 31, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: The Scheduled Caste Development Department’s reported move to shift a portion of the decades-old Model Hostel for SC and ST students at Vellayambalam in the city has evoked strong resentment among the inmates. The alleged move to shift the block-II of the hostel to Mannanthala in the suburbs, in...
  • Night shifts can raise heart attack risk by 40 pc July 27, 2012

    London: Night shift workers are at the highest risk of heart attacks and strokes because of their unhealthy eating and sleeping habits, a new research has claimed. Researchers from Stroke Prevention & Atherosclerosis Research Centre (SPARC) in London and Ontario found shift workers were almost 25 per cent more likely to...
  • PS to top cop wants AP Assembly shifted July 6, 2012

    Hyderabad: By now everyone has dissected the Hyderabad Metro Rail proposals threadbare and aired their views, either against or in favour of the project. But there’s one man who has done a PhD on it and came up with some really interesting suggestions. Sample this: “The elevated rail near the...
  • Review: 4 camera app alternatives to Instagram April 26, 2012

    Lebanon: I'm one of the millions of smartphone owners addicted to Instagram, the free camera app that makes tweaking and sharing photos miraculously easy. While it's wildly popular and the target of Facebook's $1 billion takeover deal, Instagram isn't the only camera app worth having. I've been hooked on taking photos...
  • How safe are women on night shifts? October 6, 2010

    The Prathibha case forced IT companies to provide security to women working on the night shift. Five years on but has anything changed? ...
  • Are women on night shifts safe in metros? October 6, 2010

    Bangalore: Five years after the shocking rape and murder of BPO employee Prathibha Srikanthamurthy, a local court on Wednesday convicted cab driver Shiva Kumar in the sensational case. The Prathibha case forced IT companies to adopt stringent security measures for their employees, especially for women working on night shifts. Companies, in the...
  • IBNLiving: Facts on Hepatitis C, diabeties April 1, 2009

    Every 15th carrier of the Hepatitis C virus is an Indian, according to a recent report. At present, nearly 12.5 million Indians suffer from the virus, and more than 1 lac people die of it every year. Its estimated that Hepatitis C is also responsible for as many as 1...
  • New Honda City comes with paddle shift option September 25, 2008

    New Delhi: The new Honda City will cost you between Rs 7.7 and Rs 9 lakh. The car has a five speed automatic transmission with a paddle shift option. ...
  • Top court shifts Sabharwal murder trial out of MP March 12, 2008

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered the transfer of the trial in the Prof H S Sabharwal murder case from Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh to Nagpur in Maharashtra. Madhya Pradesh is ruled by a BJP Government while Maharashtra has a Congress-NCP Government in power. A Supreme Court Bench headed...
  • Meet the men who brave the winter chill January 4, 2008

    New Delhi: As a cold wave spreads in the north and you tuck urself in layers of clothing thinking that the world is coming to an end, the streets of Delhi are surprisingly full of life. So it's time for you to wake up and smell that cup of masala...
  • Night is not right: Working nights can cause cancer December 5, 2007

    Mumbai: Twenty-three-year-old PR Executive Varun Mittal is an ex-call centre employee. He says he quit because working through the night threw his body clock completely out of gear. "I felt tired all the time, had frequent headaches, digestive disorders, loss of appetite. You name it and I had it," says...
  • Working in graveyard shift? You may be at cancer risk November 30, 2007

    London: Like UV rays and diesel exhaust fumes, working the graveyard shift will soon be listed as a "probable" cause of cancer. It is a surprising step validating a concept once considered wacky. And it is based on research that finds higher rates of breast and prostate cancer among women and...
  • Crossover or career leap? Why IITians head to IIMs November 17, 2007

    Chennai: Double the brand, double the value! That seems to be the mantra for IITians fresh out of college. About 10 per cent of all IIT graduates made a beeline to IIMs last year and the numbers are on the rise year after year. "By the time you're 30, 35, you...
  • Now ad world looks beyond cricket June 11, 2007

    New Delhi: Advertising spends on cricket have dropped by 20 per cent after ICC World Cup 2007. After Pepsi, LG is latest in the brand wagon to shift focus from cricket. Now corporates are looking at getting into a different ball game. India's performance in the 2007 World Cup and...
  • Shift in K'taka night shift policy June 20, 2007

    Bangalore: The Karnataka government has done a U-turn on its own legislation, where it planned to penalise shops, hotels and other establishments where women had to work beyond 2000 hrs (IST). It now says it'll put on hold the new law, after the Governor raised concerns about it being implemented. State...
  • Karnataka stays night shift ban June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: The Karnataka Cabinet has put on hold the ban on women working in night shifts. The Governor had sent a letter asking for the ban to be reconsidered. Earlier, the Karnataka Government had notified a law that barred organisations from employing women after 2000 hours IST and stipulated...
  • State firm: no women at night shift May 10, 2007

    New Delhi: The Karnataka Government has notified a law that bars organisations from employing women after 2000 hours IST and stipulates fines for violation of the rule. A PTI report quoting unnamed official sources said the Karnataka Shops and Commercial Establishments (Amendment) Bill, 2007 was notified in the extraordinary gazette on...
  • India 360: Night shifts for women June 19, 2007

    The Karnataka Assembly has passed a new Bill that seeks to ban night shifts for women in firms that come under the Karnataka Shops and Establishments Act. The IT industry and hospitals, however, will be exempted. The government says it is the only way to ensure protection for women and...
  • No night shifts for K'taka women June 20, 2007

    Bangalore: The Karnakata government's plan to ban night shifts for women is ruffling feathers in Bangalore. Vandana is guest relations executive at one of Bangalore's busy hotels, and her job often involves a late night shift. But that might soon change. The Karnataka Assembly has passed a new Bill that seeks...
  • BPO staff lose sleep over work October 15, 2006

    New Delhi: Twenty-two-year old Varun, a commerce graduate who is thinking about an MBA and has some musical talent, is just another face in young India's workforce. He works for eight hours a day or night depending on his shift at a call centre. But Varun is finally waking up to...