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  • Working professionals question women's safety in Delhi 2 days ago

    Three working professionals narrate their tale of harassment on the streets of Delhi. They also questioned the government on why there were not enough streetlights, patrolling being done. ...
  • Centre to issue residential permit to Japanese nationals working in India December 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Government has decided to grant residential permit to Japanese nationals working in India till their employment period. The special privilege is also to be granted to the dependents of all Japanese nationals, an order issued by the Home Ministry said. "Japanese nationals holding Employment (E) Visa and their dependents holding...
  • President calls for imparting skills to India's large workforce November 29, 2014

    Kolkata: President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday called for imparting skills to India's large workforce through proper training and education. Iterating that the nation's progress is contingent on the drive, motivation, initiative and energy of the youth, he said the demographic dividend of having the largest population of young people can be...
  • Tabu is a wonderful actress, I'm excited to work with her: Manoj Bajpayee November 29, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Manoj Bajpayee says he is looking forward to working with Tabu in his upcoming film and calls her a "wonderful actress". "I am excited to work with Tabu. she is a wonderful actress," the actor told IANS. "I will start shooting with her in my next which will be co-produced...
  • Facebook to launch a professional social network in a few months; aims to take on LinkedIn November 18, 2014

    San Francisco: Facebook's professional version of its social network aimed at businesses will launch in the next few months, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters on Monday. The world's No.1 Internet social network with 1.35 billion monthly users has been quietly testing a version of its website geared toward...
  • Facebook working on a professional social network 'Facebook at Work': Report November 17, 2014

    Bangalore: Facebook is secretly working on a new website called "Facebook at Work" that would allow users to keep their personal profile separate from their work profile, the Financial Times reported. The new website, that will look very much like Facebook, will compete with professional social network LinkedIn, Google, and Microsoft,...
  • GK Vasan hits out at Congress, says Working Committee acting against TNCC November 1, 2014

    Chennai: Former union minister GK Vasan on Saturday hit out at the Congress party saying that the party's Working Committee was acting against the interests of the Tamil Nadu Congress Committee. Vasan is reportedly unhappy with the party leadership and sources said that he is likely to quit the party. While vasan...
  • Duty First, Diwali Second October 30, 2014

    Diwali plans are made way before the festival even begins. But there are many professions, where duty always comes first before any festivities. We salute such professionals. ...
  • London: Sothebys auctions Indian and Islamic art work October 22, 2014

    The Auction House Sothebys of London held its inaugural 'Indian and Islamic Art week' putting on display a high profile series of Public exhibitions and auctions from October 3 to October 8. The exhibition was divided into three areas - the Modern and Contemporary South Asian Art, Art of Imperial...
  • Adorable! Shah Rukh Khan takes workout cues from his 16-year-old son Aryan October 16, 2014

    Mumbai: Having a globally recognised father may not be very easy for kids to deal with but Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan says his stardom has never had a negative impact on his children. The 48-year-old actor, who has three children -- Aryan, Suhana and AbRam -- said in the beginning...
  • J&K government to award people, organisations for flood rescue work October 9, 2014

    Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir government has decided to award Rs one lakh each to individuals, organisations and NGOs who displayed "exemplary courage" in rescuing people marooned in the flood-ravaged areas of the state, an official said on Thursday. "The government has decided to award 100 such individuals, organisations, stakeholders and...
  • Mann Saccha Desh Swachaa October 8, 2014

    This film titled 'Mann swaccha toh desh swachh' is directed by Varun Babu and Anagh Pradhan. The film showcases the plight of sweepers in this country. Shot in Pune, the film speaks about two women who have taken up such an odd job to make ends meet ...
  • Nearly 4 lakh still hit, flood crisis remains grim: Assam government October 4, 2014

    Guwahati: The situation in flood-hit Assam remains grim with nearly four lakh people still affected even though water levels were receding at most places in the state. According to the daily flood report by the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA), 3.74 lakh people across three districts are still grappling with...
  • BCCI retains Ravi Shastri, Duncan Fletcher until 2015 World Cup September 26, 2014

    The BCCI Working Committee on Friday retained Team Director Ravi Shastri and the coaching staff headed by Duncan Fletcher until the ICC World Cup early next year in Australia and New Zealand. Shastri, Fletcher and the support staff of Sanjay Bangar, Bharat Arun and MV Sridhar will now draw...
  • Affiliated units to get lesser share of BCCI revenues September 26, 2014

    New Delhi: There is some bad news for the affiliated units of the BCCI as they will be getting a significantly lesser share of the pie due to cut in sponsorship and media rights money, according to the finance committee report that was tabled in Chennai on Friday. A notable incident...
  • Exodus of migrant workers to hit reconstruction work in the valley September 21, 2014

    Srinagar: The work of reconstruction in the floodravaged Kashmir could get delayed by at least six months due to the mass exodus of migrant labour force in the wake of the natural calamity that hit the valley causing huge damage to infrastructure both public as well as private. Even the...
  • Army calls off rescue work in floodhit Jammu and Kashmir September 20, 2014

    New Delhi: The army's rescue operations under Operation Megh Rahat in floodhit Jammu and Kashmir have been called off but relief and medical assistance will continue, a defence release said on Friday. "Operation Sadbhavna activities will continue and the troops of Northern Command remain committed to provide support in close synergy...
  • J&K floods: Kolkata 'rice bucket challenge' for relief September 19, 2014

    Kolkata: Collections in the rice bucket challenge, as part of the "Joy of Giving" "Daan Utsav" week that began here Friday, will be donated for relief measures in floodhit Jammu and Kashmir, an organiser said Friday. The Kolkata citizens' initiative is urging residents to take up the rice bucket challenge at...
  • Working long hours may increase risk of heart disease September 16, 2014

    Seoul: Are you a workaholic? Your habit may increase your risk of heart disease! Working for more than 40hours a week may increase one's risk of developing coronary heart disease, or narrowing of the blood vessels that supply blood and oxygen to the heart, a new study has warned. "The longer...
  • Well water in Goa beach villages has worms: Public Works Department Minister September 13, 2014

    Panaji: Well water in tourismoriented coastal Goan villages is so bad that it is infested with worms, Public Works Department Minister Sudin Dhavalikar said on Friday. "In Calangute, if you put your hand in the water, germs cling on to your hands," said Dhavalikar, whose ministry is responsible for collection, treatment...
  • Assam set up panel to probe tea garden work conditions September 12, 2014

    Guwahati: The Assam government on Thursday set up a judicial inquiry commission to study the working conditions in the tea gardens of the state. The commission to be headed by a retired judge will study the implementation of the Plantation Labour Act in the tea gardens and suggest suitable measures for...
  • J&K floods: About 385 tons of relief material dispatched to Srinagar, says Rajnath Singh September 11, 2014

    As a tragedy of epic proportions unfolded in the worstever floods to hit Kashmir in 109 years after heavy rains from September 2, the death toll was stated to be around 250. Authorities fear that the number of dead could be higher. ...
  • Centre's help to floodhit J&K impressed Congress leaders: Parrikar September 11, 2014

    Panaji: Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has said the Centre's quick assistance to the Jammu and Kashmir government following the massive floods has even impressed some Congress leaders. "There were three Congress veterans and Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah who praised Narendra Modi Government for the help that was...
  • Titagarh Wagon Limited issues suspension of work notice September 6, 2014

    Barasat: The Titagarh Wagon Limited issued suspension of work notice at one of its two units at Titagarh in North 24 Parganas district. The management put up the suspension of work notice at the gate of the unit. The company chairman J P Chowdhary said "this aroused out of indiscipline...
  • Chhattisgarh Congress announces new working unit August 13, 2014

    The main opposition Congress on Wednesday formed a new working unit comprising around 150 members keeping in view the municipal polls to be held by yearend. Chhattisgarh Pradesh Congress Committee chief Bhupesh Baghel announced the new working unit, with a treasurer, six vice presidents, 13 general secretaries and 48 secretaries....
  • Indians know to disconnect from work on holiday, says survey August 12, 2014

    Mumbai: Most Indians find it easy to stay away from their mobile devices while on holiday and try to use the time to forget about work, a recent global travel industry survey result released on Tuesday said. The Hotels.com global survey, which looks at digital holiday habits across 28 different...
  • Govt to launch website to encourage research work August 7, 2014

    To provide impetus to academic researches,Uttar Pradeshgovernment would develop a website on which research papers belonging to all the universities across the world would be uploaded. "To maintain quality of research works and to check repetition, a research portal will be developed through UP State High Education Council," Principal Secretary, higher...
  • Pune landslide: Death toll rises to 144, rain hampers rescue work August 5, 2014

    Pune: A week after a devastating landslide swept away 40 homes in Malin village at Pune's Ambegaon, the death toll has risen to 144 on Tuesday. Rain and marshy land mass created by mud continued to hamper movement of JCBs and other heavy equipment pressed into service to remove the debris,...
  • People who work longer smoke more: Study July 28, 2014

    London: Smoking is linked to working hours, according to new research which found that people who work longer smoke more. People who work long hours find it harder to quit smoking, and those who have given up are more at risk of starting again, researchers said. The study by researchers at...
  • Prefer selfattestation of documents for government work: Centre July 15, 2014

    New Delhi: The government has decided to do away with the necessity of filing affidavits from a gazetted officer or a notary for a big chunk of governmentrelated work and instead preferred selfattestation of documents. It has also asked states to review the existing requirement of attaching such affidavits with...